JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, January 30, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 28 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Kathy Zabel of Burlington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Justice is the only worship. Love is the only priest. Ignorance is the only slavery. Kindness is the only good. The way to be happy is to make others so.

Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(f) the Senate is called into Session, by the Office of the Senate Clerk's under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated January 20, 2017, is adopted, the items on said Agenda shall be acted upon as indicated and that the Agenda shall be incorporated into the Senate Journal and Senate Transcript.

REPORT

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

Report – Office of Policy and Management – Councils of Government and Mandatory Proportional Voting. (Pursuant to Section 116 of Public Act 16-3 of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: January 27, 2017

Referred to Committee on Planning and Development

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 33 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILLS

The following reports on Senate Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the Committees indicated, the reports of the Committees accepted, and the bills referred as recommended.

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S. B. No. 288 AN ACT STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE, FEDERAL AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO FUND A NEW DOCK FACILITY AT THE NAUTILUS MUSEUM IN GROTON.

Referred to Committee on Government Administration and Elections

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S. B. No. 510 AN ACT CONCERNING PROJECT OCEANOLOGY AT AVERY POINT.

Referred to Committee on Appropriations

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S. B. No. 514 AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS.

Referred to Committee on Commerce

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed S. B. No. 602 AN ACT REESTABLISHING THE TASK FORCE ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IN MUNICIPAL ANIMAL SHELTERS.

Referred to Committee on Planning and Development

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

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

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed H. B. No. 6317 AN ACT INCREASING FARMERS' MARKET VOUCHER AMOUNTS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

Referred to Committee on Appropriations

ENVIRONMENT. Proposed H. B. No. 6351 AN ACT CONCERNING THE NEW LONDON VETERANS FIELD REMEDIATION.

Referred to Committee on Appropriations