JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 30 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 May 16, 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.

MATTER RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

The following favorable report was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the bill was read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

NEW FILE

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 130 (COMM) (File Nos. 31 and 773) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SURCHARGE ON ANIMAL ADOPTION FEES TO FUND THE SECOND CHANCE LARGE ANIMAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 35 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS SIGNED BY HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following bills were SIGNED by His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated:

May 16, 2017

H. B. No. 6008 (COMM) (File Nos. 491 and 681) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INDEPENDENT CONSUMER ADVOCATE FOR METROPOLITAN DISTRICT OF HARTFORD COUNTY CONSUMERS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

Public Act No. 1

Substitute for H. B. No. 7025 (RAISED) (File Nos. 183 and 480) AN ACT AUTHORIZING DOMESTIC INSURERS TO DIVIDE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

Public Act No. 2

H. B. No. 7254 (RAISED) (File No. 462) AN ACT REQUIRING SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS TO COMPLETE A PROGRAM OF STUDY IN EVIDENCE-BASED STRUCTURED LITERACY INTERVENTIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA.

Public Act No. 3