JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, May 22, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 45 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 22, 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.

AGING. Substitute for H. B. No. 7020 (RAISED) (File Nos. 28 and 784) AN ACT REQUIRING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

EDUCATION. H. B. No. 7205 (RAISED) (File Nos. 458 and 789) AN ACT CONCERNING EARLY LITERACY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. H. B. No. 5554 (COMM) (File Nos. 488 and 783) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE WESTPORT LIBRARY ASSOCIATION TO BORROW FUNDS OR OBTAIN LOANS OR GRANTS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 7100 (RAISED) (File Nos. 129 and 785) AN ACT CONCERNING AMERICAN LEGION STATE FUND COMMISSION TRANSPARENCY AND MUNICIPAL OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN VETERANS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "B").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. H. B. No. 5140 (COMM) (File Nos. 277 and 782) AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENTS TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 7184 (RAISED) (File Nos. 294 and 788) AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE AND CLINICAL SERVICES PROVIDED AT STATE EXPENSE AND ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO MAXIMIZE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR COVERED BENEFITS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY STATE AGENCIES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 7080 (RAISED) (File No. 228) AN ACT CONCERNING LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR PERSONS ENTERING PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLES TO RENDER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO CHILDREN.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7132 (RAISED) (File Nos. 656 and 786) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF NOTICE OF A CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION BY AN EMPLOYEE TO AN EMPLOYER OR A WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSIONER. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7146 (RAISED) (File Nos. 192 and 787) AN ACT REQUIRING A CRIMINAL CONVICTION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES BEFORE ASSETS SEIZED IN A LAWFUL ARREST OR LAWFUL SEARCH MAY BE FORFEITED IN A CIVIL PROCEEDING. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 7245 (RAISED) (File Nos. 636 and 790) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISOR'S TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 50 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.