JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 12: 05 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, Tim Kehoe of East Hartford, 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.

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 9, 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.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

In accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), 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:

BANKING

S. B. No. 162 (COMM) BANKING. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAM', to extend the foreclosure mediation program until December 31, 2019.

PUBLIC HEALTH

S. B. No. 326 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS AND THE FEES CHARGED FOR MEDICAL RECORDS', to make changes to the statutes concerning access to medical records and the fees charged for medical records to conform to the health care industry.

HOUSING

S. B. No. 535 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT REVISING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE APPEALS PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPLICATIONS AND OBTAINING A MUNICIPAL MORATORIUM', to institute requirements for affordable housing developments that affect certain historic structures, expand the types of housing that allow a municipality to qualify for an affordable housing moratorium, require that a three-person panel hear each affordable housing appeal, prohibit a developer that is subject to a property tax lien in a municipality from filing an affordable housing application unless the municipality waives such prohibition, authorize a municipal penalty for failure to submit the annual certification of continuing compliance with affordability requirements and noncompliance with such requirements, and make other revisions to the statute concerning affordable housing.

BANKING

S. B. No. 616 (COMM) BANKING. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SALES FINANCE COMPANIES FROM RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS FOR RETAIL INSTALLMENT CONTRACTS AND APPLICATIONS COVERING THE RETAIL SALE OF AGRICULTURAL VEHICLES', to remove the record retention requirement for installment contracts and applications covering the retail sale of agricultural vehicles.

APPROPRIATIONS

S. B. No. 785 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPENDITURE CAP', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

EDUCATION

S. B. No. 786 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATION MANDATE RELIEF, TRANSPARENCY AND REGIONAL INCENTIVES', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

S. B. No. 787 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

S. B. No. 788 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

GENERAL LAW

S. B. No. 789 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS OF CONNECTICUT'S ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PRICES', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S. B. No. 790 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE STATE CONTRACTING STANDARDS BOARD', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

JUDICIARY

S. B. No. 791 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UTILIZATION OF RECENT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA TO UPDATE HIRING GOALS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

S. B. No. 792 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACTING AND PROCUREMENT RELIEF', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

S. B. No. 793 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FAIRNESS FOR MUNICIPALITIES AND LOCAL TAXPAYERS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

S. B. No. 794 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT ASSISTING HOMEOWNERS WITH CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

PUBLIC HEALTH

S. B. No. 795 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF HEALTH STRATEGY AND IMPROVING THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROGRAM', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

S. B. No. 796 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RESPECTFUL AND PERSON-FIRST LANGUAGE', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

S. B. No. 797 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. ; REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAMS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S. B. No. 798 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN MUNICIPALITIES AND THE MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBE OR THE MOHEGAN TRIBE OF INDIANS OF CONNECTICUT', to authorize the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe or the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut to enter into agreements with municipalities to furnish or receive police assistance.

BANKING

S. B. No. 799 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE INTEREST RATE ON MUNICIPAL TAX LIENS THAT HAVE BEEN ASSIGNED BY A MUNICIPALITY', to reduce the interest rate on any tax liens filed by a municipality that have been assigned by the municipality.

S. B. No. 800 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DRAW PERIOD FOR SECOND MORTGAGES ISSUED BY CREDIT UNIONS, THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR CHANGES TO CREDIT UNION BYLAWS AND THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ANNUAL BANK AUDITS', to increase the maximum draw periods that credit unions can establish for second mortgages, update the process for approval of changes to a credit union's bylaws and to expand the documentation a bank is required to file with the Commissioner of Banking as part of its annual audit.

HUMAN SERVICES

S. B. No. 801 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CLIENT-SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND EMPLOYEE TRANSITION PLANNING FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED CARE PROVIDERS', to protect the interests of clients receiving home and community-based services funded by Medicaid by requiring client-specific employee training and employee transition planning.

S. B. No. 802 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED BY PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS EMPLOYED DIRECTLY BY CONSUMERS IN THE COMMUNITY FIRST CHOICE PROGRAM', to require the state to procure and administer workers' compensation coverage for personal care attendants employed directly by consumers in the Community First Choice program.

S. B. No. 803 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESUMPTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME CARE', to allow more persons to receive care at home and save the state the greater cost of institutional care by establishing a system for presumptive Medicaid eligibility for home care.

S. B. No. 804 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SOCIAL WORK IN-HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM', to rename a program offering community-based services to persons with disabilities and eliminate duplication of services.

TRANSPORTATION

S. B. No. 805 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION ISSUES', to make technical corrections to a statute.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H. B. No. 5150 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING EMPLOYERS FROM REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS FILED BY APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES', to prohibit employers from asking applicants for employment or prospective employees certain questions concerning workers' compensation.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H. B. No. 5298 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENTS DURING EMERGENCIES', to require the Commissioner of Public Health to adopt regulations concerning guidelines for the operation of emergency medical service systems during extreme weather conditions or a declared state of emergency.

H. B. No. 5813 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT STUDYING THE FIREARM TRAINING NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION', to require the Departments of Administrative Services and Emergency Services and Public Protection to study the feasibility of using existing firearms training facilities to meet the firearm training needs of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H. B. No. 6218 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT REQUIRING RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TO VERIFY THEY ARE SEEKING EMPLOYMENT', to reduce fraud by requiring recipients of unemployment compensation to verify that they are actively seeking employment opportunities.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H. B. No. 6260 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR STATE AND LOCAL POLICE REGARDING THE ELOPEMENT OR WANDERING OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER', to require the training program for state and local police to include training for the handling of cases involving the elopement or wandering of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

H. B. No. 6261 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES ASSISTING IN A CIVIL PREPAREDNESS EMERGENCY', to permit state employees who volunteer with a local organization for civil preparedness to assist in a civil preparedness emergency or local civil preparedness emergency without loss of pay, vacation time, sick leave or earned overtime accumulation.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H. B. No. 6461 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION', to update and reform unemployment compensation and ensure that the Unemployment Trust Fund remains solvent in future years.

HOUSING

H. B. No. 6880 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE APPEALS PROCEDURE', to lower the minimum number of housing unit-equivalent points needed for a moratorium, expand the unit types that count towards a moratorium and redefine median income for purposes of the incentive housing zone statutes, and to sunset such changes after five years.

APPROPRIATIONS

H. B. No. 7026 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT MAKING DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

H. B. No. 7027 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH 2019, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

BANKING

H. B. No. 7028 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF AN ABANDONED PROPERTY DURING A FORECLOSURE ACTION', to make a plaintiff in a foreclosure action responsible for maintenance of the property being foreclosed if such property is abandoned.

H. B. No. 7029 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTIONS OF ELDERLY PERSONS FROM ACTUAL OR SUSPECTED FINANCIAL ABUSE', to protect elderly persons from actual or suspected financial abuse.

H. B. No. 7030 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING THE CREDIT OF CERTAIN UTILITY CUSTOMERS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

H. B. No. 7031 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BANK ACCOUNT EXECUTIONS', to clarify that the wages of all employees retain their exempt status under section 52-361a of the general statutes when they are deposited into a bank account.

H. B. No. 7032 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REGARDING THE OFFICE OF THE TREASURY'S RECOMMENDED REVISIONS TO THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM', to implement the Office of the Treasury's recommended revisions to the Achieving a Better Life Experience program.

H. B. No. 7033 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS TO RETAIL BUYERS IN RETAIL INSTALLMENT CONTRACTS OR INSTALLMENT LOAN CONTRACTS', to provide additional protections to retail buyers in retail installment contracts and installment loan contracts.

EDUCATION

H. B. No. 7034 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT TRANSFORMING THE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

H. B. No. 7035 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING EDUCATION', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

H. B. No. 7036 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF FUEL CELLS FOR ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM BENEFITS AND RELIABILITY', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HUMAN SERVICES

H. B. No. 7037 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVEMENTS TO INCOME WITHHOLDING FOR CHILD SUPPORT', to ensure more timely payments of child support from obligors who received workers' compensation benefits.

H. B. No. 7038 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MEDICAID STATE PLAN AMENDMENT TO COMBINE RATES FOR HOMEMAKER AND COMPANION SERVICES', to authorize the Commissioner of Social Services to pay one rate for homemaker and companion services to a provider who provides both services in a single visit to the same client of a Medicaid-funded program.

H. B. No. 7039 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT REDUCING STATE CONSERVATORSHIP EXPENSES', to secure payment for expenses related to conservatorships.

H. B. No. 7040 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

H. B. No. 7041 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE RATE OF REIMBURSEMENT FOR MEALS ON WHEELS', to increase by ten per cent the rate of state reimbursement to providers of meals on wheels in the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

H. B. No. 7042 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; REP. DUFF, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONTROLLING CONSUMER HEALTH CARE COSTS', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

JUDICIARY

Proposed H. B. No. 7043 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS BY PERSONS WHO ARE INCARCERATED', to establish a task force that shall examine the increased filing of frivolous lawsuits by persons who are incarcerated.

H. B. No. 7044 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL JUSTICE REFORM', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

H. B. No. 7045 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE AND YOUNG ADULT JUSTICE', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H. B. No. 7046 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF CERTAIN BUILDING PERMITS', to eliminate the need for a "six-year letter" stating that a building permit is more than six years old if the building permit has been open for nine years.

H. B. No. 7047 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL FIRE APPARATUS SAFETY AND TESTING', to require municipal and volunteer fire departments to maintain their pump and aerial fire apparatus components in compliance with national standards.

PUBLIC HEALTH

H. B. No. 7048 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT PROTECTING YOUTH AND STUDENT ATHLETES FROM CONCUSSIONS', to protect youth and student athletes from concussions.

H. B. No. 7049 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES', to make technical corrections to certain public health statutes.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H. B. No. 7050 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCEMENTS TO MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H. B. No. 7051 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GENERAL GOVERNMENT', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

GENERAL LAW

H. B. No. 7052 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT PREVENTING PRESCRIPTION OPIOID DIVERSION AND ABUSE', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H. B. No. 7053 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. ; REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. ; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. ; SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION', to implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

TRANSPORTATION

H. B. No. 7054 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ROADWAYS', to require the Department of Transportation to study issues relating to roadways in the state.

H. B. No. 7055 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REGARDING THE NOTIFICATION OF STATE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT OPPORTUNITIES, PARKING SPACES, SEAT BELTS, MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS, WAYSIDE HORNS, THE DISPOSITION OF EXCESS STATE PROPERTY, HEAVY DUTY TRAILERS AND FLASHING LIGHTS ON MOTOR VEHICLES', to amend statutes as recommended by the Department of Transportation regarding the regarding the notification of state construction contract opportunities, parking spaces, seat belts, motorcycle operators, wayside horns, the disposition of excess state property, heavy duty trailers and flashing lights on motor vehicles.

H. B. No. 7056 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT NAMING ROADS AND BRIDGES IN MEMORY OR IN HONOR OF PERSONS AND ORGANIZATIONS', to name a bridge in Cheshire in memory of State Police Officer G. Karume Schweitzer and name a portion of Route 120 in Southington "The Southington Fallen Firefighters Memorial Highway".

HOUSING

H. B. No. 7057 (RAISED) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to amend the affordable housing appeals procedure under section 8-30g of the general statutes.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 12: 10 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.