JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 1: 30 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, Kathy Zabel of Burlington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

May we be filled with loving kindness. May we be peaceful and at ease. May we be happy with the things we have.

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 12, 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 REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following favorable report was received from the Senate Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 14 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DAVID WILKINSON OF HARTFORD TO BE COMMISSIONER OF EARLY CHILDHOOD.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

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

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. J. No. 63 (COMM) (File No. 643) RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF CERTAIN CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 53 OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. J. No. 67 (COMM) (File No. 644) RESOLUTION VACATING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DISMISS THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF JAMIE GENOVESE, ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE ESTATE OF TONI MARIE GENOVESE AND REMANDING THE CLAIM TO THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER FOR A HEARING ON THE MERITS.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. J. No. 73 (COMM) (File No. 645) RESOLUTION VACATING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY THE CLAIM AGAINST THE STATE OF MELISSA STEINHILPER, ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF AMANDA MONINGTON AND REMANDING THE CLAIM TO THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER FOR A HEARING ON THE MERITS.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. J. No. 74 (COMM) (File No. 646) RESOLUTION VACATING 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.

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.

EDUCATION. Substitute for H. B. No. 7155 (RAISED) (File No. 506) AN ACT REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO DEVELOP A PROPOSED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR COMPENSATION SCHEDULE.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. H. B. No. 7105 (RAISED) (File No. 356) AN ACT CONCERNING WATER COMPANY RATE ADJUSTMENT MECHANISMS.

ENVIRONMENT. H. B. No. 6353 (COMM) (File Nos. 24 and 755) AN ACT DESIGNATING THE SHORELINE OF THE TOWN OF STRATFORD AS A "NO KILL OR HARVEST ZONE" FOR HORSESHOE CRABS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7196 (RAISED) (File No. 657) AN ACT CONCERNING NONADVERSARIAL DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7299 (RAISED) (File Nos. 692 and 759) AN ACT CONCERNING STRENGTHENING LAWS CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6356 (COMM) (File Nos. 45 and 756) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC NOTICE OF TREE REMOVAL ON MUNICIPAL PROPERTY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. H. B. No. 7238 (RAISED) (File No. 295) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE COMMISSIONER OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 7171 (RAISED) (File Nos. 548 and 758) AN ACT CONCERNING ATHLETIC TRAINERS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 7102 (RAISED) (File Nos. 97 and 757) AN ACT PROTECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND VETERANS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 1: 35 p. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.