JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, February 6, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 35 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, Noele R. Kidney of Ellington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

In these difficult times, may our leaders find in their hearts the guidance and wisdom to do what is best for the people of Connecticut.

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 February 6, 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.

REPORTS

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

Report – Judicial Branch and Department of Children and Families – Detention Diversion and Release Plan submitted to the Juvenile Justice and Oversight Committee. (Pursuant to Section 5 of Public Act 16-147 of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: February 3, 2017

Referred to Committees on Children, Education, Judiciary and Public Health

Report – Access Health Connecticut – Quarterly Data Report for Fourth Quarter ended December 31, 2016 for Calendar Year 2016. (Pursuant to Section 38a-1092(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 3, 2017

Referred to Committees on Human Services, Insurance and Real Estate and Public Health

Report – Department of Children and Families – Annual Report Concerning Actual or Suspected Instances of Animal Neglect or Cruelty. (Pursuant to Section 17a-100c of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 6, 2017

Referred to Committees on Children and Environment

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 40 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILL

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

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Proposed H. B. No. 6044 AN ACT CONCERNING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND THE USE OF BODY-WORN RECORDING EQUIPMENT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Referred to Committee on Judiciary