JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Friday, May 12, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 12:07 o'clock p.m., Representative Miller of the 145th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Scarlett I. Fulton, a 4th grade student at Edgewood School in Bristol, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Lord, as we join together today, we ask for Your divine guidance in handling the matters placed before us. May the decisions we reach benefit the common good of all our citizens. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Nikolas T. Dahlstrom, a 4th grade student at Edgewood School in Bristol, Connecticut.

COMMUNICATION FROM THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

The following communication was received from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and ordered printed in the Journal.

May 11, 2017

Mr. Frederick Jortner

Clerk of the House of Representatives

State Capitol, Room 109

Hartford, CT 06106

Dear Mr. Jortner:

This letter is to inform you of the following changes to committee assignments:

Representative James Albis has been appointed to the Appropriations Committee.

Representative Minnie Gonzalez has been removed from the Appropriations Committee.

Please contact my office if you have any questions.

Joe Aresimowicz

Speaker of the House of Representatives

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION

The following House Joint Resolution was received from the committee indicated, the resolution read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 116 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF NICHOLAS KAPOOR OF MONROE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Currey of the 11th District, the House adjourned at 12:09 o'clock p.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.