JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 25 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 25, 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.

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.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 12 (COMM) (File No. 708) AN ACT ESTABLISHING BENEFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 885 (RAISED) (File No. 709) AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY OF PAYMENTS FROM COLLATERAL SOURCES BY A MUNICIPALITY WITH A SELF-INSURED HEALTH PLAN.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 980 (RAISED) (File No. 710) AN ACT CONCERNING TAMPERING WITH A WITNESS.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1005 (RAISED) (File No. 711) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO STATUTES IN THE PENAL CODE.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1040 (RAISED) (File No. 712) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE RELEASE OF A JUVENILE SEXUAL OFFENDER.

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:

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H. B. No. 5886 (COMM) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR DONATED AGRICULTURAL FOOD COMMODITIES PRODUCED OR GROWN BY THE TAXPAYER', to establish a credit against the personal income tax or the corporation business tax for agricultural food commodities grown or produced by the taxpayer and donated to a food bank or an emergency feeding organization in the state.

H. B. No. 6551 (COMM) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CONSUMER ACCESS TO MARIJUANA FOR PALLIATIVE USE', to establish a task force to study consumer access to marijuana for palliative use and to evaluate supply, demand and pricing of such marijuana.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 30 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.