JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 12:48 o'clock p.m., Representative DiMassa of the 116th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Almighty God, bless our Legislators who give of their time and themselves each day for the good of the people of this great State. Guide them to make decisions that will benefit all. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

The following House Bills were received from the committees indicated, the bills read the second time and tabled for the Calendar and printing:

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H.B. No. 5671 (File No. 314) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY.

TRANSPORTATION. H.B. No. 5680 (File No. 315) AN ACT CONCERNING PARENT ATTENDANCE AT SAFE DRIVING INSTRUCTION COURSES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H.B. No. 6260 (File No. 316) AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR STATE AND LOCAL POLICE REGARDING JUVENILES WITH AN INTELLECTUAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H.B. No. 6483 (File No. 317) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE REGARDING THE IMPENDING SHORTAGE IN THE PSYCHIATRY WORKFORCE.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H.B. No. 6619 (File No. 318) AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. H.B. No. 7001 (RAISED) (File No. 319) AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for H.B. No. 7007 (RAISED) (File No. 320) AN ACT CONCERNING AN INNOVATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 7053 (RAISED) (File No. 321) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION.

TRANSPORTATION. H.B. No. 7096 (RAISED) (File No. 322) AN ACT REVISING MOTOR VEHICLE STATUTES.

TRANSPORTATION. H.B. No. 7097 (RAISED) (File No. 323) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF NEW AND USED CAR DEALERS.

TRANSPORTATION. H.B. No. 7098 (RAISED) (File No. 324) AN ACT CONCERNING THE IN-STATE TRANSPORTER'S PERMIT.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 7119 (RAISED) (File No. 325) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION RELATING TO TEACH-OUT PLANS AND ON-SITE REVIEW OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. H.B. No. 7120 (RAISED) (File No. 326) AN ACT CONCERNING POSTSECONDARY CAREER SCHOOLS.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for H.B. No. 7122 (RAISED) (File No. 327) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR RENT FOR NURSING HOMES.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H.B. No. 7126 (RAISED) (File No. 328) AN ACT CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLES IN LIVERY SERVICE, TAXICABS AND TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 7128 (RAISED) (File No. 329) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE HIGHER EDUCATION STATUTES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H.B. No. 7137 (RAISED) (File No. 330) AN ACT CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO GAMES, BAZAARS AND RAFFLES.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 7189 (RAISED) (File No. 346) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 7190 (RAISED) (File No. 331) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 7191 (RAISED) (File No. 332) AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL MEDICAID WAIVERS AND STATE PLAN AMENDMENTS.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 7192 (RAISED) (File No. 333) AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 7193 (RAISED) (File No. 334) AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOMES.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for H.B. No. 7237 (RAISED) (File No. 335) AN ACT CONCERNING AN ADVISORY BOARD FOR PERSONS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE BILL

The following Senate Bill was received from the House committee indicated, the bill read the second time and tabled for the Calendar and printing:

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for S.B. No. 925 (RAISED) (File No. 345) AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND VALUE-BASED INSURANCE DESIGN.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Vargas of the 6th District, the House adjourned at 12:50 o'clock p.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 29, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5111 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION LOCATIONS.

H.B. No. 5434 (RAISED) AN ACT ADOPTING THE INTERSTATE COMPACT TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE.

H.B. No. 5529 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CENTRAL COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.

H.B. No. 5589 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM.

H.B. No. 5636 (RAISED) (File No. 279) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCLOSURE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES OF CERTAIN ATTORNEYS.

H.B. No. 5944 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS ON REPORTS OF THE AUDITORS OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.

H.B. No. 6155 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING DEEMED STATUS LICENSE RENEWALS FOR CERTAIN NONPROFIT COMMUNITY SERVICE PROVIDERS.

H.B. No. 6423 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE HOURS OF ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION.

H.B. No. 6568 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE CONCERNING THE STATE CONTRACTING PORTAL.

H.B. No. 6575 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURE OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES' FEDERAL TAX RETURNS.

H.B. No. 6576 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING ADDITIONAL POLLING PLACES AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION DURING STATE ELECTIONS.

H.B. No. 6664 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE CONTRACTOR REPORTING OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT VIOLATION INFORMATION.

Substitute for H.B. No. 7063 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION FOR PROPOSED REGULATIONS.

H.B. No. 7164 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ENDORSEMENTS OF TOWN COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND CLARIFYING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN STATE OFFICE CANDIDATES.

H.B. No. 7186 (RAISED) AN ACT REVISING CERTAIN STATUTES CONCERNING THE STATE COMPTROLLER.

H.B. No. 7248 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF ATTORNEY FEES AND CONTRACTING WITH QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCIES UNDER THE STATE CODE OF ETHICS.

H.B. No. 7277 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION.

H.B. No. 7278 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF STATE LAND.

H.B. No. 7279 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTIONS.

H.B. No. 7280 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE.

H.B. No. 7281 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

H.J. No. 95 (RAISED) RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT EARLY AND REGIONAL VOTING.

H.J. No. 96 (RAISED) RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO EXPAND THE USE OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS.

H.J. No. 100 (RAISED) RESOLUTION APPROVING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROTECT TRANSPORTATION FUNDS.

S.B. No. 482 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC IMPACT STATEMENTS.

S.B. No. 582 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURES BY FOREIGN-INFLUENCED BUSINESS ENTITIES AND LIMITING COVERED TRANSFERS.

S.B. No. 635 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR APPROVAL OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS.

S.B. No. 790 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE STATE CONTRACTING STANDARDS BOARD.

S.B. No. 897 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR ELECTORS TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT.

S.B. No. 934 (RAISED) AN ACT RESTORING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 983 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT INVOLVING NOTICE OF MEETINGS.

S.B. No. 985 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST DUE TO AN EMPLOYER OTHER THAN THE STATE UNDER THE STATE CODE OF ETHICS.

S.B. No. 986 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MINOR AND TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION.

S.B. No. 989 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE CONTRACTING STANDARDS BOARD AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATIZATION CONTRACTS.

S.B. No. 991 (RAISED) AN ACT MAKING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES.

S.B. No. 1002 (RAISED) AN ACT DESIGNATING VARIOUS DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS AND STATE SYMBOLS AND NAMING A STATE OFFICE COMPLEX.

S.B. No. 1027 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE DISCLOSURES.

S.B. No. 1030 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATUTORY REFERENCES TO THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE.

S.J. No. 39 (RAISED) (File No. 312) RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROTECT REAL PROPERTY HELD OR CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 29, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5741 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SOBER LIVING HOMES.

H.B. No. 5756 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE DENTAL COMMISSION.

Substitute for H.B. No. 5764 (RAISED) (File No. 280) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS.

H.B. No. 6012 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE.

H.B. No. 6021 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HOMELESS AND UNACCOMPANIED MINOR CONSENT TO PRIMARY CARE.

Substitute for H.B. No. 6025 (RAISED) (File No. 281) AN ACT ALLOWING MEDICAL ASSISTANTS TO ADMINISTER VACCINES UNDER SUPERVISION.

Substitute for H.B. No. 6237 (RAISED) (File No. 283) AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF MEANS TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DIABETES ADVISORY COUNCIL.

H.B. No. 6482 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT TRAUMA ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

Substitute for H.B. No. 6483 (RAISED) (File No. 317) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE REGARDING THE IMPENDING SHORTAGE IN THE PSYCHIATRY WORKFORCE.

H.B. No. 6487 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LACTATION CONSULTANTS.

H.B. No. 6695 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF YOUTH FROM CONVERSION THERAPY.

Substitute for H.B. No. 6981 (RAISED) (File No. 286) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY PUBLIC HEALTH PREVENTION EFFORTS.

H.B. No. 7010 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING OPIOIDS AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS.

H.B. No. 7048 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING YOUTH AND STUDENT ATHLETES FROM CONCUSSIONS.

H.B. No. 7049 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.

H.B. No. 7091 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE PROFESSIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR REGULATED PROFESSIONALS.

H.B. No. 7167 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS.

H.B. No. 7169 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PSYCHOLOGY TECHNICIANS.

H.B. No. 7171 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

H.B. No. 7172 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE.

H.B. No. 7173 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT REGISTRARS OF VITAL STATISTICS.

H.B. No. 7174 (RAISED) AN ACT ALLOWING CERTAIN HOSPITAL PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER A SALINE FLUSH TO AN INTRAVENOUS LINE.

H.B. No. 7220 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING SAFE DRINKING WATER.

H.B. No. 7221 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO WATER PLANNING INFORMATION.

H.B. No. 7222 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.

S.B. No. 3 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DONATION OF ORGANS AND BONE MARROW.

S.B. No. 35 (RAISED) (File No. 299) AN ACT CONCERNING BEVERAGES WITH ADDED SUGARS, SWEETENERS AND ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS, AND OBESITY.

S.B. No. 37 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE OPERATIONS.

S.B. No. 39 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO PROVIDE QUALITY SUPPORT AND SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

S.B. No. 41 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PHLEBOTOMISTS.

S.B. No. 85 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF INDIVIDUALS STAFFING RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.

S.B. No. 246 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE WAITING LIST FOR RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

S.B. No. 250 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CLINICAL PLACEMENTS FOR IN-STATE MEDICAL STUDENTS.

S.B. No. 316 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY REGARDING REFERRALS BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO CERTAIN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.

Substitute for S.B. No. 317 (RAISED) (File No. 336) AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM ALLOWING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH CARE SERVICES.

S.B. No. 434 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S LEAD SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM.

S.B. No. 438 (RAISED) AN ACT ASSISTING COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS.

S.B. No. 442 (RAISED) AN ACT CLARIFYING THE RIGHT TO ENFORCE ANTITRUST LAWS.

S.B. No. 444 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE HEALTH CARE CABINET TO RECOMMEND METHODS TO STUDY AND REPORT ON TOTAL STATE-WIDE HEALTH CARE SPENDING.

S.B. No. 445 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIRNESS IN PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGER CONTRACTS.

S.B. No. 447 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE BIDIRECTIONAL EXCHANGE OF PATIENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS.

S.B. No. 451 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM UNREASONABLE MEDICAL BILLS.

S.B. No. 552 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STANDING ORDER PROGRAM FOR DISPENSING OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.

S.B. No. 795 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF HEALTH STRATEGY AND IMPROVING THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 796 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RESPECTFUL AND PERSON-FIRST LANGUAGE.

S.B. No. 840 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING IMMUNIZATION RATES.

S.B. No. 842 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.

S.B. No. 844 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS.

S.B. No. 901 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATION REGARDING ADOPTION OF A MODEL FOOD CODE.

S.B. No. 903 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS.

S.B. No. 904 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING FACILITIES GUIDELINES FOR TECHNICAL REVIEW OF FACILITY CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION.

Substitute for S.B. No. 937 (RAISED) (File No. 309) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING LEAD PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ASBESTOS TRAINING.

S.B. No. 938 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE STATE-WIDE ADOPTION OF THE MEDICAL ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 940 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM TO REDUCE MALPRACTICE COSTS AND REQUIRING A COOL-DOWN PERIOD PRIOR TO COMMENCING A MALPRACTICE ACTION.

S.B. No. 941 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PLANS.