JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 40 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:

We ask for patience to understand those who disagree with us, sensitivity to the needs of others, and prudence to make decisions which work toward the common good.

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 10, 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 – Connecticut Innovations, Inc. – Jackson Labs Quarterly Report for quarter ended March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 32-41y(d)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committees on Commerce and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Report – Connecticut Innovations, Inc. – Jackson Labs Quarterly Report for quarters ended September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 32-41y(d)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committees on Commerce and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Report – Department of Motor Vehicles – Connecticut Emissions Program Statistics for March 1 through March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Executive Directive #3 and Section 14-164h of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committee on Transportation

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.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 796 (File No. 482) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RESPECTFUL AND PERSON-FIRST LANGUAGE.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 995 (RAISED) (File No. 484) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF CERTAIN LAND-BASED MARINE AND FRESHWATER DEBRIS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 997 (RAISED) (File No. 485) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S KELP INDUSTRY AND THE STATE'S NITROGEN CREDIT EXCHANGE PROGRAM.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1001 (RAISED) (File No. 486) AN ACT PROHIBITING SMOKING ON BEACHES IN STATE PARKS.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 45 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF 04/07/2017

AT 5: 00 P. M.

JUDICIARY

S. B. No. 12 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING BENEFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES.

S. B. No. 364 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO LEGAL COUNSEL FOR INDIGENT INDIVIDUALS IN CERTAIN CIVIL MATTERS INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE.

S. B. No. 366 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING A PARTY TO REIMBURSE THE STATE OR A MUNICIPALITY FOR THE WAGES OF AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS SUBPOENAED TO TESTIFY IN A LEGAL PROCEEDING.

S. B. No. 575 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES OF THE RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM.

S. B. No. 726 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND RESTITUTION FROM PERSONS COMMITTING CRIMINAL ACTS.

S. B. No. 791 AN ACT CONCERNING UTILIZATION OF RECENT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA TO UPDATE HIRING GOALS.

S. B. No. 817 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF JOANNE AVOLETTA, PETER AVOLETTA AND MATTHEW AVOLETTA.

S. B. No. 859 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH PROBATE COURT ORDERS.

S. B. No. 884 (RAISED) AN ACT ADOPTING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF SUBSTITUTE DECISION-MAKING DOCUMENTS ACT AND REVISING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT.

S. B. No. 885 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF PAYMENTS FROM COLLATERAL SOURCES BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH A SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN.

S. B. No. 887 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF SARAH DEMARIA AND PAUL DEMARIA.

S. B. No. 888 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DOG ASSIGNED TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.

S. B. No. 929 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING WHISTLE-BLOWER PROTECTIONS TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES.

S. B. No. 930 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS ON ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

S. B. No. 976 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSERVATOR ACCOUNTABILITY.

S. B. No. 979 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION OF RESTRAINING ORDERS, CIVIL PROTECTION ORDERS AND STANDING CRIMINAL PROTECTIVE ORDERS AFFECTING STUDENTS.

S. B. No. 980 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A VICTIM'S RIGHT TO BE REASONABLY PROTECTED FROM THE ACCUSED.

S. B. No. 981 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STRATEGIC LITIGATION AGAINST PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND A SPECIAL MOTION TO DISMISS.

S. B. No. 982 (RAISED) AN ACT CONFIRMING AND ADOPTING VOLUMES 1 TO 13, INCLUSIVE, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, REVISED TO 2017.

S. B. No. 993 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSFERS OF AN INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY MADE BY A TRUST OR TRUSTEE.

S. B. No. 1003 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

S. B. No. 1005 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO STATUTES IN THE PENAL CODE.

S. B. No. 1020 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF A DEFAMATION JUDGMENT ENTERED BY A COURT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.

S. B. No. 1021 (RAISED) AN ACT REVISING THE UNIFORM FRAUDULENT TRANSFER ACT.

S. B. No. 1022 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE ENHANCED COMMUNITY SERVICES TO THOSE IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

S. B. No. 1025 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSURE OF THE CONNECTICUT JUVENILE TRAINING SCHOOL AND THE TRANSFER OF JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO THE JUDICIAL BRANCH.

S. B. No. 1032 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REORGANIZATION OF STATUTES INVOLVING THE ILLEGAL SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

S. B. No. 1040 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF JUVENILES AS SEXUAL OFFENDERS AND NOTIFICATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT A REGISTRANT MAY BE A STUDENT IN THE DISTRICT.

S. B. No. 1041 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GPS MONITORING OF CONVICTED PERSONS AWAITING SENTENCING FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT.

S. B. No. 1042 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR THE PROSECUTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT.

S. B. No. 1044 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A DEFINITE PERIOD OF LICENSE SUSPENSION IN THE CASE OF A PERSON WHO DOES NOT USE AN APPROVED IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE.

S. B. No. 1045 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.

H. B. No. 5442 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGAL AGE TO MARRY IN THIS STATE.

H. B. No. 5743 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING HATE CRIMES.

H. B. No. 5992 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM.

H. B. No. 6002 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING "SEXTING" BY A CHILD.

H. B. No. 7044 AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL JUSTICE REFORM.

H. B. No. 7081 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MILLICENT CORBETT.

H. B. No. 7132 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN EMPLOYEE'S DUTY TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF A CLAIM FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS TO HIS OR HER EMPLOYER.

H. B. No. 7133 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GOOD TIME CREDITS.

H. B. No. 7195 (RAISED) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS FOR IMPROVING THE COLLECTION OF PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT.

H. B. No. 7196 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NONADVERSARIAL DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND THE ISSUANCE OF A DEFAULT JUDGMENT IN A MATTER INVOLVING DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, DISSOLUTION OF CIVIL UNION OR LEGAL SEPARATION.

H. B. No. 7198 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS AND VICTIM SERVICES.

H. B. No. 7199 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PROMOTE EFFICIENCIES IN THE FILING OF HABEAS CORPUS MATTERS.

H. B. No. 7214 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HARASSMENT OF A GUIDE OR ASSISTANCE DOG OR THE HANDLER OF SUCH DOG.

H. B. No. 7215 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COURTHOUSE SECURITY, INDEMNIFICATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONALS AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT OF A PUBLIC TRANSIT EMPLOYEE.

H. B. No. 7216 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENTS IN THE CASES OF DEFENDANTS WITH DEPENDENT CHILDREN.

H. B. No. 7243 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT LIENS.

H. B. No. 7244 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A GRANDPARENT'S RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH HIS OR HER GRANDCHILD.

H. B. No. 7245 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISOR'S TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.

H. B. No. 7250 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DESECRATION OF AN ABANDONED CEMETERY.

H. B. No. 7256 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO CERTAIN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STATUTES AND THE REPORTING OF THE DEATH OF ANY PERSON IN STATE CUSTODY.

H. B. No. 7257 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING GRAND JURY REFORM.

H. B. No. 7258 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALVIN W. PENN RACIAL PROFILING PROHIBITION ACT.

H. B. No. 7260 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE AND REGULATION OF DRONES.

H. B. No. 7261 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MAKING MINOR REVISIONS TO STATUTES IN THE PENAL CODE.

H. B. No. 7262 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO VICTIM NOTIFICATION.

H. B. No. 7266 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL LAW BY STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

H. B. No. 7267 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FIDUCIARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF ATTORNEYS WHO ARE PROHIBITED FROM PRACTICING LAW.

H. B. No. 7268 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE AWARD OF CIVIL DAMAGES FOR ALIEN TORT CLAIMS THAT ALLEGE VIOLATIONS OF STATE OR FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS.

H. B. No. 7283 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED PUBLIC ACCESS TO CERTAIN BUSINESS RECORDS FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE.

H. B. No. 7284 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE IDENTIFICATION FOR INMATES UPON REENTRY.

H. B. No. 7285 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLAINTS THAT ALLEGE MISCONDUCT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY PERSONNEL.

H. B. No. 7286 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.

H. B. No. 7290 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR DEALING SYNTHETIC DRUGS.

H. B. No. 7291 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CELL SITE SIMULATOR DEVICES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO CONDUCT CELLULAR TELEPHONE SURVEILLANCE.

H. B. No. 7292 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF DRUGS AND CREATING DRUG DEALER CIVIL LIABILITY.

H. B. No. 7299 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STRENGTHENING LAWS CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

H. B. No. 7300 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESOLUTION OF COMMERCIAL CASES.

H. B. No. 7302 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ISOLATED CONFINEMENT AND CORRECTIONAL STAFF TRAINING AND WELLNESS.

H. B. No. 7303 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES AND THE RESOLUTION OF COMPLAINTS FILED WITH SAID COMMISSION.

H. B. No. 7304 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMPUTER EXTORTION BY USE OF RANSOMWARE.

H. B. No. 7305 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

H. B. No. 7306 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESALE OF GIFT CERTIFICATES OBTAINED BY EXCHANGING STOLEN MERCHANDISE.

H. B. No. 7308 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE ISSUES CONCERNING THE USE OF BODY-WORN CAMERA AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT BY POLICE.

H. B. No. 7309 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

H. B. No. 7310 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SEX TRAFFICKING.

H. B. No. 7311 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES AND BUSINESS CORPORATIONS.

H. J. No. 63 (COMM) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DISMISS THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF DEBRA COHEN.

H. J. No. 67 (COMM) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DISMISS THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF JAMIE GENOVESE, ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ESTATE OF TONI MARIE GENOVESE.

H. J. No. 73 (COMM) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MELISSA STEINHILPER, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF AMANDA MONINGTON.

H. J. No. 74 (COMM) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MARIAN O'SHEA, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL O'SHEA.