JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:41 o'clock a.m., Representative Ryan of the 139th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Matthew J. Thomson of Southington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Lord, listen to the prayers of Your people today as we tend to the business of the State. There are many issues that need our attention, be with us as we discuss them. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Matthew J. Thomson of Southington, Connecticut.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports on the House Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the committees indicated, the bills read, the reports of the committees accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. H.B. No. 6715 AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR THE INTENTIONAL INJURY OR KILLING OF POLICE ANIMALS OR DOGS IN VOLUNTEER CANINE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H.B. No. 7178 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING WINDSHIELD PLACARDS FOR CERTAIN VETERANS WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Transportation.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Linehan of the 103rd District, the House adjourned at 11:42 o'clock a.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 15, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

GENERAL LAW

H.B. No. 5077 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RETURN OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO PHARMACIES.

H.B. No. 5730 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SELF-SERVE ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR MACHINES.

H.B. No. 5924 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PRINT AND DIGITAL NEWSPAPER SUBSCRIPTION REFUNDS.

H.B. No. 5925 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR INTENTIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR MINIMUM BOTTLE LAW.

H.B. No. 5928 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MANUFACTURER PERMIT FOR FARM BREWERIES.

H.B. No. 7052 (RAISED) AN ACT PREVENTING PRESCRIPTION OPIOID DIVERSION AND ABUSE.

H.B. No. 7070 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION.

H.B. No. 7071 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION.

H.B. No. 7072 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS.

H.B. No. 7073 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REMEDIES IN LAWSUITS AGAINST PROPERTY OWNERS BY SUBCONTRACTORS.

H.B. No. 7114 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF ENTERTAINMENT EVENT TICKETS ON THE SECONDARY MARKET.

H.B. No. 7115 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE MOBILE MANUFACTURED HOME ADVISORY COUNCIL.

H.B. No. 7116 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF PRIVATE LABEL ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.

H.B. No. 7118 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS.

S.B. No. 191 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING.

S.B. No. 353 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN APPRENTICE, JOURNEYMEN AND CONTRACTOR WORKING GROUP.

S.B. No. 485 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGARDING DEPLETION ALLOWANCES FOR WINE OR SPIRITS.

S.B. No. 821 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING CONSUMERS.

S.B. No. 823 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BOTTLE BILL DEPOSITS AND ON-PREMISES ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMIT ESTABLISHMENTS.

S.B. No. 824 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION.

S.B. No. 825 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.

S.B. No. 826 (RAISED) AN ACT MAKING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES.

S.B. No. 866 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CANNABIDIOL PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION.

S.B. No. 867 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR HOME HEALTH CARE REGISTRIES.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 15, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 5278 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHERS AND CALL RECEIVING OPERATORS.

H.B. No. 5445 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL BUDGET RESERVE BALANCES.

H.B. No. 5590 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT.

H.B. No. 5591 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PAY EQUITY IN THE WORKFORCE.

H.B. No. 6212 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.

H.B. No. 6219 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY REENTRY BY PERSONS WHO WERE INCARCERATED.

H.B. No. 6398 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AND PERSONS WITH CRIMINAL HISTORIES.

H.B. No. 6461 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.

H.B. No. 6662 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVOCATION OF PENSIONS OF POLICE OFFICERS WHO COMMIT ANY CRIME RELATED TO EMPLOYMENT.

H.B. No. 6663 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE MISCONDUCT.

H.B. No. 6666 (RAISED) AN ACT EXPANDING REMEDIES AND POTENTIAL LIABILITY FOR UNREASONABLY CONTESTED OR DELAYED WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS.

H.B. No. 6668 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE.

H.B. No. 6907 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE PASSENGER CARRIER LAW.

H.B. No. 6913 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

H.B. No. 6914 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A MINIMUM WORKWEEK FOR PERSONS PERFORMING JANITORIAL OR BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES.

H.B. No. 7085 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS AND GRATUITIES.

H.B. No. 7086 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT.

S.B. No. 1 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.

S.B. No. 376 (RAISED) AN ACT AUGMENTING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR RADIOLOGY SERVICES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES.

S.B. No. 548 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HAIRDRESSERS AND COSMETICIANS.

S.B. No. 599 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION AMOUNT.

S.B. No. 611 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHARGING OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS TO EMPLOYERS.

S.B. No. 723 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP COSTS.

S.B. No. 746 (RAISED) AN ACT AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYMENT RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR NEWLY HIRED EMPLOYEES.

S.B. No. 747 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING "ON-CALL" SHIFT SCHEDULING FOR EMPLOYEES.