JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 15 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 April 18, 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 – Access Health Connecticut – Quarterly Financial and Personnel Status Reports for Second Quarter ended December 31, 2016 and Third Quarter ended March 31, 2017 for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 1-123(b) and (c) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 17, 2017

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

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.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 884 (RAISED) (File No. 647) AN ACT ADOPTING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM RECOGNITION OF SUBSTITUTE DECISION-MAKING DOCUMENTS ACT AND REVISING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM POWER OF ATTORNEY ACT.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 888 (RAISED) (File No. 648) AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DOG ASSIGNED TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 930 (RAISED) (File No. 649) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS ON ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 982 (RAISED) (File No. 650) AN ACT CONFIRMING AND ADOPTING VOLUMES 1 TO 13, INCLUSIVE, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, REVISED TO 2017.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1020 (RAISED) (File No. 651) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF A DEFAMATION JUDGMENT ENTERED BY A COURT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1032 (RAISED) (File No. 652) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION CONCERNING A TECHNICAL REORGANIZATION OF STATUTES INVOLVING THE ILLEGAL SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 20 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.