JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Monday, April 10, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:32 o'clock a.m., Representative Arce of the 4th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, John P. Carragher of Southington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. O Lord, we gather this day to seek Your guidance and blessings upon the matters that will be handled this Session. Guide our deliberations so that they will benefit the good people of our State. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Patrice J. Thibodeau of Middletown, Connecticut.

REPORTS

The following reports were received on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committees indicated:

Report - University of Connecticut Health Center - Bioscience Connecticut - Report to the General Assembly - March 2017. (Pursuant to Section 10a-109mm of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: April 5, 2017

Referred to the Committees on Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Public Health, Finance, Revenue and Bonding and Appropriations.

Auditors Monthly Report - Matters Reported Under Section 4-33a - Dated April 6, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 4-33a of the Connecticut General Statues.) Date Received: April 6, 2017

Referred to the Committees on Appropriations and Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE BILL

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

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 6347 (File No. 483) AN ACT CONCERNING PET OWNER ACCESS TO STATE AGENCY RECORDS OF INVESTIGATION FOR COMPLAINTS OF WRONGDOING BY VETERINARIANS.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Slap of the 19th District, the House adjourned at 11:34 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 APRIL 7, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 5442 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGAL AGE TO MARRY IN THIS STATE.

H.B. No. 5743 AN ACT CONCERNING HATE CRIMES.

H.B. No. 5992 AN ACT CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM.

H.B. No. 6002 AN ACT CONCERNING "SEXTING" BY A CHILD.

H.B. No. 7044 AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL JUSTICE REFORM.

H.B. No. 7081 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MILLICENT CORBETT.

H.B. No. 7132 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN EMPLOYEE'S DUTY TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF A CLAIM FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYER.

H.B. No. 7133 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GOOD TIME CREDITS.

H.B. No. 7195 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE COLLECTION OF PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT.

H.B. No. 7196 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NONADVERSARIAL DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND THE ISSUANCE OF A DEFAULT JUDGMENT IN A MATTER INVOLVING DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, DISSOLUTION OF CIVIL UNION OR LEGAL SEPARATION.

H.B. No. 7198 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS AND VICTIM SERVICES.

H.B. No. 7199 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PROMOTE EFFICIENCIES IN THE FILING OF HABEAS CORPUS MATTERS.

H.B. No. 7214 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HARASSMENT OF A GUIDE OR ASSISTANCE DOG OR THE HANDLER OF SUCH DOG.

H.B. No. 7215 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COURTHOUSE SECURITY, INDEMNIFICATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONALS AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT OF A PUBLIC TRANSIT EMPLOYEE.

H.B. No. 7216 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENTS IN THE CASES OF DEFENDANTS WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

H.B. No. 7243 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT LIENS.

H.B. No. 7244 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A GRANDPARENT'S RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH HIS OR HER GRANDCHILD.

H.B. No. 7245 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISOR'S TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.

H.B. No. 7250 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DESECRATION OF AN ABANDONED CEMETERY.

H.B. No. 7256 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO CERTAIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STATUTES AND THE REPORTING OF THE DEATH OF ANY PERSON IN STATE CUSTODY.

H.B. No. 7257 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GRAND JURY REFORM.

H.B. No. 7258 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALVIN W. PENN RACIAL PROFILING PROHIBITION ACT.

H.B. No. 7260 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE AND REGULATION OF DRONES.

H.B. No. 7261 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MAKING MINOR REVISIONS TO STATUTES IN THE PENAL CODE.

H.B. No. 7262 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO VICTIM NOTIFICATION.

H.B. No. 7266 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL LAW BY STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

H.B. No. 7267 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF ATTORNEYS WHO ARE PROHIBITED FROM PRACTICING LAW.

H.B. No. 7268 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE AWARD OF CIVIL DAMAGES FOR ALIEN TORT CLAIMS THAT ALLEGE VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.

H.B. No. 7283 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED PUBLIC ACCESS TO CERTAIN BUSINESS RECORDS FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE.

H.B. No. 7284 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE IDENTIFICATION FOR INMATES UPON REENTRY.

H.B. No. 7285 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLAINTS THAT ALLEGE MISCONDUCT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY PERSONNEL.

H.B. No. 7286 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

H.B. No. 7290 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR DEALING SYNTHETIC DRUGS.

H.B. No. 7291 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CELL SITE SIMULATOR DEVICES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO CONDUCT CELLULAR TELEPHONE SURVEILLANCE.

H.B. No. 7292 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF DRUGS AND CREATING DRUG DEALER CIVIL LIABILITY.

H.B. No. 7299 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STRENGTHENING LAWS CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

H.B. No. 7300 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESOLUTION OF COMMERCIAL CASES.

H.B. No. 7302 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ISOLATED CONFINEMENT AND CORRECTIONAL STAFF TRAINING AND WELLNESS.

H.B. No. 7303 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES AND THE RESOLUTION OF COMPLAINTS FILED WITH SAID COMMISSION.

H.B. No. 7304 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMPUTER EXTORTION BY USE OF RANSOMWARE.

H.B. No. 7305 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

H.B. No. 7306 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESALE OF GIFT CERTIFICATES OBTAINED BY EXCHANGING STOLEN MERCHANDISE.

H.B. No. 7308 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE ISSUES CONCERNING THE USE OF BODY-WORN CAMERA AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT BY POLICE.

H.B. No. 7309 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

H.B. No. 7310 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SEX TRAFFICKING.

H.B. No. 7311 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES AND BUSINESS CORPORATIONS.

H.J. No. 63 (RAISED) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DISMISS THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF DEBRA COHEN.

H.J. No. 67 (RAISED) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DISMISS THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF JAMIE GENOVESE, ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ESTATE OF TONI MARIE GENOVESE.

H.J. No. 73 (RAISED) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MELISSA STEINHILPER, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF AMANDA MONINGTON.

H.J. No. 74 (RAISED) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MARIAN O'SHEA, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL O'SHEA.

S.B. No. 12 AN ACT ESTABLISHING BENEFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES.

S.B. No. 364 AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO LEGAL COUNSEL FOR INDIGENT INDIVIDUALS IN CERTAIN CIVIL MATTERS INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE.

S.B. No. 366 AN ACT REQUIRING A PARTY TO REIMBURSE THE STATE OR A MUNICIPALITY FOR THE WAGES OF AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS SUBPOENAED TO TESTIFY IN A LEGAL PROCEEDING.

S.B. No. 575 AN ACT CONCERNING PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 726 AN ACT CONCERNING CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RESTITUTION FROM PERSONS COMMITTING CRIMINAL ACTS.

S.B. No. 791 AN ACT CONCERNING UTILIZATION OF RECENT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA TO UPDATE HIRING GOALS.

S.B. No. 817 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF JOANNE AVOLETTA, PETER AVOLETTA AND MATTHEW AVOLETTA.

S.B. No. 859 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH PROBATE COURT ORDERS.

S.B. No. 884 (RAISED) AN ACT ADOPTING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF SUBSTITUTE DECISION-MAKING DOCUMENTS ACT AND REVISING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT.

S.B. No. 885 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF PAYMENTS FROM COLLATERAL SOURCES BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH A SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN.

S.B. No. 887 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF SARAH DEMARIA AND PAUL DEMARIA.

S.B. No. 888 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DOG ASSIGNED TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.

S.B. No. 929 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING WHISTLE-BLOWER PROTECTIONS TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.

S.B. No. 930 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS ON ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

S.B. No. 976 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSERVATOR ACCOUNTABILITY.

S.B. No. 979 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION OF RESTRAINING ORDERS, CIVIL PROTECTION ORDERS AND STANDING CRIMINAL PROTECTIVE ORDERS AFFECTING STUDENTS.

S.B. No. 980 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A VICTIM'S RIGHT TO BE REASONABLY PROTECTED FROM THE ACCUSED.

S.B. No. 981 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STRATEGIC LITIGATION AGAINST PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND A SPECIAL MOTION TO DISMISS.

S.B. No. 982 (RAISED) AN ACT CONFIRMING AND ADOPTING VOLUMES 1 TO 13, INCLUSIVE, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, REVISED TO 2017.

S.B. No. 993 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSFERS OF AN INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY MADE BY A TRUST OR TRUSTEE.

S.B. No. 1003 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

S.B. No. 1005 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO STATUTES IN THE PENAL CODE.

S.B. No. 1020 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF A DEFAMATION JUDGMENT ENTERED BY A COURT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.

S.B. No. 1021 (RAISED) AN ACT REVISING THE UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT.

S.B. No. 1022 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE ENHANCED COMMUNITY SERVICES TO THOSE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

S.B. No. 1025 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF THE CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL AND THE TRANSFER OF JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO THE JUDICIAL BRANCH.

S.B. No. 1032 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REORGANIZATION OF STATUTES INVOLVING THE ILLEGAL SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

S.B. No. 1040 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF JUVENILES AS SEXUAL OFFENDERS AND NOTIFICATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT A REGISTRANT MAY BE A STUDENT IN THE DISTRICT.

S.B. No. 1041 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GPS MONITORING OF CONVICTED PERSONS AWAITING SENTENCING FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT.

S.B. No. 1042 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR THE PROSECUTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.

S.B. No. 1044 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A DEFINITE PERIOD OF LICENSE SUSPENSION IN THE CASE OF A PERSON WHO DOES NOT USE AN APPROVED IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE.

S.B. No. 1045 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.