JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Monday, May 1, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:33 o'clock a.m., Representative Cook of the 65th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Mary Alice Hughes of Haddam, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Lord, let Your grace shine upon us as we handle the business of the State. Help our legislators to make decisions that will be beneficial to all. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mary Alice Hughes of Haddam, Connecticut.

REPORT

The following report was received on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee indicated:

Report - Quarterly Report of the Activities of the Soldiers', Sailors' and Marines' Fund for the Period January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 27-140 of the Connecticut General Statues, as amended by Public Act 07-187.) Date Received: April 27, 2017

Referred to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs and Public Safety and Security.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Morin of the 28th 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 28, 2017

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H.B. No. 5237 AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.

H.B. No. 5886 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR DONATED AGRICULTURAL FOOD COMMODITIES PRODUCED OR GROWN BY THE TAXPAYER.

H.B. No. 6551 AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CONSUMER ACCESS TO MARIJUANA FOR PALLIATIVE USE.

H.B. No. 6557 AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE LEGISLATIVE BOND AUTHORIZATION PROCESS.

Substitute for H.B. No. 6746 AN ACT CONCERNING A BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT.

H.B. No. 7050 AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCEMENTS TO MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY.

H.B. No. 7218 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.

H.B. No. 7263 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE TAX AND RELATED STATUTES.

H.B. No. 7312 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STATE TAXATION AND COLLECTION AND IMPROVING TAX GAP COMPLIANCE.

H.B. No. 7315 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF A REPLACEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE IN A BUYBACK PROGRAM.

H.B. No. 7316 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EVALUATION OF BUSINESS ASSISTANCE AND INCENTIVE PROGRAMS.

H.B. No. 7317 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC TOLLS AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN LOAN AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

H.B. No. 7318 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO FILE FOR CERTAIN GRAND LIST EXEMPTIONS.

H.B. No. 7320 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY BY THE COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF STATE TAX, REVENUE AND BONDING POLICIES.

H.B. No. 7321 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT REVENUE BOND PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 623 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE 7/7 PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTY.

S.B. No. 734 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CITIZENS IN NEED ACCOUNT.

S.B. No. 787 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET.

S.B. No. 788 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.

Substitute for S.B. No. 965 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR CERTAIN VENTURE CAPITAL INCOME.

S.B. No. 1047 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TAX PREPARERS AND FACILITATORS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES' CHANGES TO THE TAX AND RELATED STATUTES.

S.B. No. 1048 (RAISED) AN ACT REDUCING THE RATE OF SALES AND USE TAXES ON VESSELS.

S.B. No. 1051 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CTNEXT PLANNING GRANTS-IN-AID AND INNOVATION PLACE DESIGNATION APPLICATIONS, INVEST CT FUND TAX CREDIT TRANSFERABILITY AND STATE INVESTMENTS WITH VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS.

S.B. No. 1054 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS TAX RATES, THE USE OF CERTAIN TAXES AND FEES FOR TOURISM AND OTHER PROGRAMS, ESTABLISHING THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT AND CONCERNING THE PURPOSE OF THE CAPITAL REGION DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

S.B. No. 1056 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO FOSTER THE MICROBIOME SECTOR IN THE STATE.

S.B. No. 1058 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION OF EMERGING ECONOMIC TRENDS.