JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 42 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, Carmela Balducci of Deep River, 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 5, 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.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

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

COMMERCE. Substitute for H. B. No. 5584 (COMM) (File Nos. 382 and 724) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A SMALL BUSINESS HOTLINE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. H. B. No. 5943 (COMM) (File No. 253) AN ACT CONCERNING THE UTILIZATION OF BUILDINGS OCCUPIED BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH AGENCIES.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 7063 (RAISED) (File Nos. 504 and 728) AN ACT CONCERNING INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE NOTICE OF INTENDED ACTION FOR PROPOSED REGULATIONS AND AUTHORIZING THE SUSPENSION OF CIVIL PENALTIES IMPOSED ON CERTAIN BUSINESS ENTITIES PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5116 (COMM) (File Nos. 446 and 722) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT DATA. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 7128 (RAISED) (File No. 329) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE HIGHER EDUCATION STATUTES.

HOUSING. H. B. No. 6874 (COMM) (File Nos. 178 and 727) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMING OF DISCLOSURE OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AND FAIR HOUSING LAWS TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 5377 (COMM) (File Nos. 543 and 723) AN ACT CONCERNING NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZATION ZONES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 7243 (RAISED) (File No. 595) AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT LIENS.

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 7250 (RAISED) (File No. 637) AN ACT CONCERNING DESECRATION OF AN ABANDONED CEMETERY.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6741 (COMM) (File Nos. 70 and 726) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHT OF COUNSEL TO ACCESS RECORDS IN CERTAIN ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 7262 (RAISED) (File No. 640) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO VICTIM NOTIFICATION.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 5764 (COMM) (File No. 280) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF BARBERS AND HAIRDRESSERS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. H. B. No. 6487 (COMM) (File Nos. 582 and 725) AN ACT CONCERNING LACTATION CONSULTANTS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "B").

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 7176 (RAISED) (File No. 99) AN ACT CREATING A MILITARY RECRUITMENT RIBBON.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 47 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.