JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, April 3, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 12: 35 p. 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 April 3, 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 – Auditors of Public Accounts – State of Connecticut Statewide Single Audit Report for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 2-90 of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 31, 2017

Referred to Committees on Appropriations, Banking, Commerce, Education, Energy and Technology, Environment, Finance, Revenue and Bonding, Government Administration and Elections, General Law, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Housing, Human Services, Judiciary, Insurance and Real estate, Labor and Public Employees, Public Health, Public Safety and Security, Transportation and Joint Committee on Legislative Management

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 818 (RAISED) (File No. 368) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OF CIVIL PENALTIES IMPOSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ON CERTAIN BUSINESS ENTITIES PURSUANT TO STATE REGULATIONS.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 961 (RAISED) (File No. 376) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUMS AND THE RELOCATION OF BUSINESSES RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE STATE.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 964 (RAISED) (File No. 377) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLASS I RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES ON BROWNFIELDS.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 968 (RAISED) (File No. 378) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HEALTH DATA COLLABORATIVE WORKING GROUP.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 936 (RAISED) (File No. 373) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY STATUTES.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 974 (RAISED) (File No. 381) AN ACT REQUIRING THE STUDY OF ENERGY SOURCES.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 17 (COMM) (File No. 365) AN ACT ASSISTING STUDENTS WITHOUT LEGAL IMMIGRATION STATUS WITH THE COST OF COLLEGE.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. S. B. No. 341 (COMM) (File No. 367) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COST SAVINGS FOR STUDENTS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 837 (RAISED) (File No. 369) AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH GROWTH, HIGH DEMAND JOBS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 838 (RAISED) (File No. 370) AN ACT CONCERNING AN ANALYSIS OF MODEL PRIVATELY FUNDED STATE LOAN PROGRAMS.

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.

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.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 971 (RAISED) (File No. 379) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROMOTION OF TRANSFER AND ARTICULATION AGREEMENTS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 972 (RAISED) (File No. 380) AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION INTEGRITY AT FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S. B. No. 923 (RAISED) (File No. 372) AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSIONS OF DECEASED TENANTS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 944 (RAISED) (File No. 374) AN ACT CLARIFYING THE CONTINUATION OF NONCONFORMING USES, BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES.

PUBLIC HEALTH. S. B. No. 41 (COMM) (File No. 366) AN ACT CONCERNING PHLEBOTOMISTS.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 12: 40 p. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.