JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The Senate was called to order at 12: 56 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Noele R. Kidney of Ellington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Please bless us with an inner strength so that our lives and our work may be a blessing on others. Amen.

PLEDGE

Senator Flexer of the 29th led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, read by the Clerk and referred to the Senate Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations:

March 16, 2016

To the Honorable Senate:

Pursuant to Sections 14-2 and 4-5 to 4-8, inclusive, of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate, and with your advice and consent appoint, Michael R. Bzdyra of Wallingford, to be Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, to serve at the pleasure of the Governor, but no longer than March 1, 2019.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORTS

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

Report – Office of Policy and Management – Inventory of State Real Property as of March 15, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 4-67g of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 15, 2016

Referred to Committees on Appropriations and Government Administration and Elections

Report – Department of Education – Implementation of High School Graduation Requirements. (Pursuant to Sections 10-5d and 10-221a of the Connecticut General Statutes and Section 299(a) of Public Act 15-5 of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: March 15, 2016

Referred to Committee on Education

Report – Connecticut Housing Finance Authority – Activities for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2105. (Pursuant to Section 8-260 of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 15, 2016

Referred to Committees on Banking, Finance, Revenue and Bonding, Housing and Planning and Development

Report – Office of Policy and Management – State-wide Trends Related to Taxable Property and Exemptions from Property Tax on the 2014 Grand List for Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2015. (Pursuant to Section 12-120a of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 16, 2016

Referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue & Bonding

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the Committees as indicated thereon in concurrence:

JUDICIARY

S. B. No. 458 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFICE OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER', to require the Claims Commissioner to report to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary on (1) the number of claims that have not been disposed of within two years of the date of filing, and (2) reforms that have been initiated to improve the processing and disposition of claims.

S. B. No. 459 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COUNTING OF INCARCERATED PERSONS FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS AND DISTRIBUTING STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDS', to provide for the adjustment of population data so as to count incarcerated persons as residents of their last town of residence rather than as residents of the town in which the correctional facility is located.

S. B. No. 460 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPENSATION FOR WRONGFUL INCARCERATION', to amend the procedure for compensating wrongfully incarcerated persons to require the Claims Commissioner to employ a formula to determine awards, and that such awards be decreased when the claim is based on a vacated or reversed conviction where the complaint or information was dismissed on a ground citing negligence or misconduct by any officer, agent, employee or official of the state or any political subdivision of the state that contributed to such person's arrest, prosecution, conviction or incarceration, and such person could not prove actual innocence to the Claims Commissioner.

H. B. No. 5633 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND THE EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM', to provide that the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division, after consultation with the Commissioner of Correction, report concerning earned risk reduction credits awarded to inmates and to provide that the Commissioner of Correction, rather than the warden of the correctional facility that releases an inmate shall review and verify such inmate's earned risk reduction credits.

H. B. No. 5634 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COSTS OF EXTRADITING FUGITIVES', to create a new account funded by the bail bonds industry and fees paid by persons convicted of failure to appear for the purpose of funding efforts by the Division of Criminal Justice to extradite fugitives who have absconded on bail bonds back to this state for prosecution.

H. B. No. 5635 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FRAUD COMMITTED THROUGH TELEPHONE SOLICITATION AND ACCESS TO TELEPHONE RECORDS', to establish the crime of telephone fraud in varying degrees and to provide prosecuting officials tools to investigate such crimes.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILL

The following favorable report on a Senate Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the report of the Committee accepted, and the bill referred as recommended:

PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 148 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE WEAPONIZATION OF DRONES BASED ON A PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY.

Referred to Judiciary Committee

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports on House Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, the reports of the Committees accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

HOUSING. H. B. No. 5395 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT GRADUATES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION LOCATED IN CONNECTICUT.

Referred to Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee

HOUSING. H. B. No. 5396 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING INCENTIVES FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO LIVE IN URBAN AREAS.

Referred to Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee

HUMAN SERVICES. H. B. No. 5440 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR DIABETES PREVENTION AND SELF-MANAGEMENT.

Referred to Appropriations Committee

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the following resolutions which were starred for action were placed on Consent Calendar No. 1 in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 30 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOHN S. JOHNSON OF OLD LYME TO BE APPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 31 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF HENRY W. JUAN III OF GREENWICH TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 32 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARK E. OJAKIAN OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 34 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE MAUREEN M. KEEGAN OF CHESHIRE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL, AS AN ALTERNATE SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 35 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARK D. LEIGHTON, ESQUIRE, OF VERNON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 37 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MICHAEL J. AJELLO OF NORTH HAVEN TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 38 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF RICHARD H. KOSINSKI, ESQUIRE, OF OXFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 39 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CLIFFORD B. SILVERS OF MILFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 40 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF LAURIE G. CAIN, ESQUIRE, OF SIMSBURY TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 41 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM DEVANE LOGUE, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 42 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BRIAN CLEMOW, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 43 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GLENN POWELL OF COLLINSVILLE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 44 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF STEVEN R. ROLNIK, ESQUIRE, OF HAMDEN TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the following resolutions which were starred for action were placed on Consent Calendar No. 1 in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DOUGLAS OLSON OF CHESHIRE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF RICHARD U. SHERMAN OF BROAD BROOK TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 7 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ASHLEY C. STEWART OF EAST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE THAMES RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 8 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CAROL EKONOMIDES OF DANBURY TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 9 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSAN M. BLAIR OF WETHERSFIELD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD.

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

ADOPTED

The chair ordered the vote on business placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1 be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 05 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 35

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote, Consent Calendar No. 1 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

PAUL M. FORMICA

 

Y

 

3

TIM LARSON

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

MARILYN MOORE

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

EDWIN A. GOMES

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

A

   

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

GARY WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

TONY HWANG

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

MAE M. FLEXER

 

Y

 

12

TED KENNEDY

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

HENRI MARTIN

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

RECESS

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the Senate at 1: 06 p. m. recessed.

AFTER RECESS

The Senate reconvened at 3: 15 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

TO TAKE UP SINGLE AND NO STARRED ITEMS

Senator Duff of the 25th moved for suspension of the rules to take up single and no starred items from Senate Agenda No. 2.

SENATE AGENDA NO. 2

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the report of the committee was accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 27 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ERIK M. CLEMONS OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Senator Duff of the 25th explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Kane of the 32nd, Looney of the 11th and Fasano of the 34th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 26 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 34

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 21

Those voting Nay 13

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote, House Joint Resolution No. 27 was adopted, in concurrence with the House.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

PAUL M. FORMICA

A

   

3

TIM LARSON

   

N

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

MARILYN MOORE

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

EDWIN A. GOMES

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

   

N

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

A

   

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

GARY WINFIELD

   

N

28

TONY HWANG

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

MAE M. FLEXER

 

Y

 

12

TED KENNEDY

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

   

N

31

HENRI MARTIN

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

   

N

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

   

N

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

   

N

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the following resolutions were placed on Consent Calendar No. 2 in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 26 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSANNAH M. BEYL OF WEST HAVEN TO BE A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 28 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM P. DAVENPORT OF LITCHFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 29 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BONNIE REEMSNYDER OF OLD LYME TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 30 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MALIA K. SIEVE OF NORWICH TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 31 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF TIMOTHY J. NOEL-SULLIVAN OF HARTFORD TO BE A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 32 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GENEA ODESSA BELL, ESQUIRE, OF COLCHESTER TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 33 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE HILLARY B. STRACKBEIN OF GUILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL AS A SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 34 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JOSE A. SUAREZ OF CHESTER TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL, AS AN ALTERNATE SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 36 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF RICHARD BALDUCCI OF DEEP RIVER TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 153 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ANGEL B. PEREZ OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE NEW ENGLAND BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 154 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GERALD T. WEINER, ESQUIRE, OF WOODBRIDGE TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 155 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM R. CONNON OF CANTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 156 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES C. FERGUSON OF WOLCOTT TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 157 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARTIN A. GOULD, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 158 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF LESLIE A. WILLIAMSON, JR. OF BOLTON TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 159 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROBERT L. PAINTER OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MATERIALS INNOVATION AND RECYCLING AUTHORITY. In concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 160 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PATRICIA M. WIDLITZ OF GUILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE MATERIALS INNOVATION AND RECYCLING AUTHORITY. In concurrence with the House.

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

ADOPTED

The chair ordered the vote on business placed on Consent Calendar No. 2 be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 29 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 34

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 34

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote, Consent Calendar No. 2 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

PAUL M. FORMICA

A

   

3

TIM LARSON

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

MARILYN MOORE

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

EDWIN A. GOMES

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

A

   

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

GARY WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

TONY HWANG

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

MAE M. FLEXER

 

Y

 

12

TED KENNEDY

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

HENRI MARTIN

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

JOURNAL NOTATION

Senate Resolution No. 4. - "Resolution Proposing Approval of a Collective Bargaining Agreement Between the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees and the University of Connecticut Professional Employees Association (UCPEA)," has been deleted from the Senate Calendar. The underlying collective bargaining agreement, originally filed with the Office of the Senate Clerk on February 8, 2016, was withdrawn by the University of Connecticut on March 4, 2016 and is no longer in possession of the Senate.

SENATOR ABSENT

The following Senator may have missed some votes due to the following:

Senator Witkos of the 8th - Business out of state

ADJOURNMENT

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the Senate at 3: 32 p. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 15, 2016

AT 5: 00 P. M.

GENERAL LAW

Substitute for S. B. No. 69 (RAISED) AN ACT EXEMPTING VETERINARIANS FROM THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 189 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IRREVOCABLE FUNERAL SERVICE CONTRACTS.

S. B. No. 190 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION.

S. B. No. 191 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INSTALLERS OF RESIDENTIAL STAIR LIFTS.

Substitute for S. B. No. 192 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DAILY FANTASY SPORTS.

S. B. No. 194 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM REPORTING.

S. B. No. 196 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING CONSUMERS.

S. B. No. 309 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY VALUE-BASED PRICING OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

S. B. No. 311 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FOOD ENRICHMENT REQUIREMENTS.

S. B. No. 312 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO STUDY BOTTLE BILL BEVERAGE CONTAINER REFUND VALUES AND REDEMPTION FEES.

S. B. No. 313 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS.

S. B. No. 395 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING WAGE THEFT AND ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMIT NONRENEWAL AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS.

H. B. No. 5324 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.

H. B. No. 5326 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE CAPTURE AND USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

H. B. No. 5327 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL RESTORATION SERVICE PROVIDERS TO REGISTER AS HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS.

H. B. No. 5328 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC WORK CONTRACT RETAINAGE AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO PAYMENT ON A BOND.

H. B. No. 5331 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION.

H. B. No. 5428 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CASE BOTTLE QUANTITIES FOR CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR.

H. B. No. 5430 (RAISED) AN ACT PERMITTING THE SALE OF PRIVATELY HELD ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR FOR AUCTION.

H. B. No. 5433 (RAISED) AN ACT MAKING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES.

H. B. No. 5435 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER OPTIONS TO PURCHASE ABOVE GROUND PROPANE TANKS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

S. B. No. 23 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE.

S. B. No. 25 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL POLICE FORCES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.

S. B. No. 26 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS.

S. B. No. 97 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOL STUDENT PROTECTION ACCOUNT.

S. B. No. 147 (RAISED) AN ACT ASSISTING STUDENTS WITHOUT LEGAL IMMIGRATION STATUS WITH THE COST OF COLLEGE.

S. B. No. 273 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE HIGHER EDUCATION STATUTES.

S. B. No. 333 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FOUNDATION OF CONSTITUENT UNITS AND PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

S. B. No. 343 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

H. B. No. 5069 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

H. B. No. 5070 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION.

H. B. No. 5072 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS.

H. B. No. 5171 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING A SLIDING SCALE FOR LETTERS OF CREDIT FILED BY PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS.

H. B. No. 5332 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

H. B. No. 5333 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENTAL LOAN AUTHORITY.

H. B. No. 5376 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S. B. No. 20 AN ACT CONCERNING CARRYING A FIREARM WHILE INTOXICATED OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.

S. B. No. 119 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOARDING.

S. B. No. 120 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF DEPUTY FIRE MARSHALS AND FIRE INSPECTORS.

S. B. No. 121 (RAISED) AN ACT REPEALING CERTAIN STATUTES RELATED TO MOVING PICTURES.

S. B. No. 122 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

S. B. No. 234 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LOCATION OF A FIREARMS TRAINING FACILITY.

S. B. No. 235 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A FIREARMS TRAINING FACILITY.

S. B. No. 236 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE SCHOOL SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE COMPETITIVE GRANT PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 240 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC SAFETY.

S. B. No. 357 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GAMING.

S. B. No. 388 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE ADOPTION OF THE STATE BUILDING AND FIRE CODES.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5271 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING IN STATE AND LOCAL POLICE TRAINING PROGRAMS.

H. B. No. 5272 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTION AND WARNING EQUIPMENT IN BUSINESSES AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS.

H. B. No. 5273 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ASSAULT OF AN OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFICER.

H. B. No. 5274 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF DRONES.

H. B. No. 5277 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO RETIRED VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.

H. B. No. 5279 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING OATHS TAKEN BY PERSONS EMPLOYED OR ASSOCIATED WITH CIVIL PREPAREDNESS ORGANIZATIONS.

H. B. No. 5281 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO THE POLICE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL.

H. B. No. 5406 (RAISED) AN ACT PERMITTING PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL TO USE BLUE LIGHTS.

H. B. No. 5407 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF STATE-WIDE EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

H. B. No. 5408 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENTATION OF A CARRY PERMIT.

H. B. No. 5409 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A TEMPORARY STATE PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR A REVOLVER.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5410 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTY FOR REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO THE TAKING OF FINGERPRINTS, A PHOTOGRAPH OR A PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION.

H. B. No. 5544 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSOLIDATION OF PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINTS.

H. B. No. 5545 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE STATE BUILDING CODE TO FAIRS AND FESTIVALS.

H. B. No. 5546 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHARITABLE GAMES.

H. B. No. 5547 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING CURRICULUM AND EDUCATION OF POLICE OFFICERS.

H. B. No. 5548 (RAISED) AN ACT REPEALING RESTRICTIONS ON THE TRANSPORT OF MOBILE AND MODULAR HOMES.

H. B. No. 5549 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CODES AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE.