JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Friday, May 26, 2017

The House of Representatives was called to order at 12:55 o'clock p.m., Representative Currey of the 11th 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. 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 Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield, Connecticut.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports of the Joint Standing Committees were received from the Senate, the bills read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

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

TRANSPORTATION. Substitute for S.B. No. 76 (File No. 399) AN ACT CONCERNING THE POWER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A MILEAGE TAX STUDY WITH STATE FUNDS. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC HEALTH. S.B. No. 126 (File No. 141) AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S.B. No. 246 (File Nos. 604 and 774) AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE WAITING LIST FOR RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S.B. No. 271 (File No. 469) AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND INTERRUPTIBLE NATURAL GAS SERVICE. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S.B. No. 445 (File No. 519) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIRNESS IN PHARMACY AND PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER CONTRACTS. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S.B. No. 544 (File No. 144) AN ACT REQUIRING PRIOR LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF INCREASES IN ASSESSMENTS AND USER FEES CHARGED BY THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. S.B. No. 572 (File No. 435) AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION TRANSPARENCY AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

ENVIRONMENT. S.B. No. 605 (File No. 436) AN ACT REQUIRING LOCAL APPROVAL OF CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AT SILVER SANDS STATE PARK. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S.B. No. 635 (File No. 406) AN ACT EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR APPROVAL OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for S.B. No. 809 (RAISED) (File No. 155) AN ACT ENABLING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ADOPT REGULATIONS CONCERNING CREDITS FOR REINSURANCE AND MAKING MINOR CONFORMING CHANGES TO STATUTES CONCERNING REINSURANCE. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S.B. No. 826 (RAISED) (File No. 206) AN ACT MAKING CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S.B. No. 835 (RAISED) (File No. 409) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO ENVIRONMENT-RELATED STATUTES AFFECTING VARIOUS PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S.B. No. 870 (RAISED) (File No. 371) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for S.B. No. 914 (RAISED) (File No. 108) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF A VETERAN FOR A CERTAIN HONOR AND CERTAIN BENEFIT.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S.B. No. 945 (RAISED) (File No. 414) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOUTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S.B. No. 948 (RAISED) (File No. 375) AN ACT CONCERNING DIGITAL DISCOUNTS TO REDUCE THE COST OF TEXTBOOKS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

EDUCATION. S.B. No. 949 (RAISED) (File No. 565) AN ACT CREATING AN ADVISORY COUNCIL RELATING TO DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP, INTERNET SAFETY AND MEDIA LITERACY. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S.B. No. 975 (RAISED) (File No. 415) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES AND UNMANNED AIRCRAFT. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. S.B. No. 998 (RAISED) (File No. 418) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOLICITATION OF HIGH-PRIORITY REGULATORY CONCERNS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FROM A STATE-WIDE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for S.B. No. 1002 (RAISED) (File No. 622) AN ACT DESIGNATING VARIOUS DAYS, WEEKS, MONTHS AND STATE SYMBOLS AND NAMING A STATE OFFICE COMPLEX. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedules "A", "B").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S.B. No. 1038 (RAISED) (File No. 542) AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE OLD COLONY BEACH CLUB ASSOCIATION IN OLD LYME. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S.B. No. 1040 (RAISED) (File No. 712) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE RELEASE OF A JUVENILE SEXUAL OFFENDER. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S.B. No. 1041 (RAISED) (File No. 678) AN ACT CONCERNING GPS MONITORING OF CONVICTED PERSONS AWAITING SENTENCING FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Haddad of the 54th District, the House adjourned at 12:56 o'clock p.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.