JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, May 1, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 1: 15 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 May 1, 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 Data Report for Quarter ended March 31, 2017 for Calendar Year 2017. (Pursuant to Section 38a-1092(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 28, 2017

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

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 1: 20 p. 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 04/28/2017

AT 5: 00 P. M.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

S. B. No. 623 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE 7/7 PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTY.

S. B. No. 734 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO A CITIZENS IN NEED ACCOUNT.

S. B. No. 787 AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET.

S. B. No. 788 AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.

Substitute for S. B. No. 965 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR CERTAIN VENTURE CAPITAL INCOME.

S. B. No. 1047 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TAX PREPARERS AND FACILITATORS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES' CHANGES TO THE TAX AND RELATED STATUTES.

S. B. No. 1048 (RAISED) AN ACT REDUCING THE RATE OF SALES AND USE TAXES ON VESSELS.

S. B. No. 1051 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CTNEXT PLANNING GRANTS-IN-AID AND INNOVATION PLACE DESIGNATION APPLICATIONS, INVEST CT FUND TAX CREDIT TRANSFERABILITY AND STATE INVESTMENTS WITH VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS.

S. B. No. 1054 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS TAX RATES, THE USE OF CERTAIN TAXES AND FEES FOR TOURISM AND OTHER PROGRAMS, ESTABLISHING THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT AND CONCERNING THE PURPOSE OF THE CAPITAL REGION DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

S. B. No. 1056 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO FOSTER THE MICROBIOME SECTOR IN THE STATE.

S. B. No. 1058 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE IDENTIFICATION OF EMERGING ECONOMIC TRENDS.

H. B. No. 5237 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.

H. B. No. 5886 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR DONATED AGRICULTURAL FOOD COMMODITIES PRODUCED OR GROWN BY THE TAXPAYER.

H. B. No. 6551 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CONSUMER ACCESS TO MARIJUANA FOR PALLIATIVE USE.

H. B. No. 6557 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE LEGISLATIVE BOND AUTHORIZATION PROCESS.

Substitute for H. B. No. 6746 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING A BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT.

H. B. No. 7050 AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCEMENTS TO MUNICIPAL FINANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY.

H. B. No. 7218 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR MUNICIPAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS.

H. B. No. 7263 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE TAX AND RELATED STATUTES.

H. B. No. 7312 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STATE TAXATION AND COLLECTION AND IMPROVING TAX GAP COMPLIANCE.

H. B. No. 7315 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF A REPLACEMENT MOTOR VEHICLE IN A BUYBACK PROGRAM.

H. B. No. 7316 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EVALUATION OF BUSINESS ASSISTANCE AND INCENTIVE PROGRAMS.

H. B. No. 7317 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC TOLLS AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN LOAN AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

H. B. No. 7318 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE FAILURE TO FILE FOR CERTAIN GRAND LIST EXEMPTIONS.

H. B. No. 7320 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY BY THE COMMISSION ON ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF STATE TAX, REVENUE AND BONDING POLICIES.

H. B. No. 7321 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT REVENUE BOND PROGRAM.