JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 56 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Tim Kehoe of East Hartford, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Please give us the patience to understand those who disagree with us, sensitivity to the needs of others, and the prudence to make decisions that work toward the common good.

PLEDGE

Senator Berthel of the 32nd led the Senate in the Pledge of Allegiance.

EMERGENCY CERTIFICATION

SENATE BILL

SENATE BILL PASSED

The following Senate Bill was introduced, read by the Clerk and passed. (Emergency Certification signed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House accompanied the bill in accordance with Section 2-26 of the Connecticut General Statutes and Joint Rules 9 and 15. )

S. B. No. 1502 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2019, MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE AND IMPLEMENTING PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET.

Senator Osten of the 19th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Formica of the 20th. Fonfara of the 1st, Frantz of the 36th, McLachlan of the 24th, Boucher of the 26th, Markley of the 16th, Suzio of the 13th, Linares of the 33rd, Guglielmo of the 35th, Hwang of the 28th, Winfield of the 10th, Slossberg of the 14th, Leone of the 27th, Cassano of the 4th, Gomes of the 23rd, Doyle of the 9th, Larson of the 3rd, Hartley of the 15th, Moore of the 22nd, Witkos of the 8th, Duff of the 25th, Fasano of the 34th and Looney of the 11th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 1: 55 a. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 33

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote, the bill passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

DOUGLAS MCCRORY

 

Y

 

20

PAUL M. FORMICA

 

Y

 

3

TIM LARSON

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

MARILYN MOORE

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

EDWIN A. GOMES

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

GARY WINFIELD

 

Y

 

28

TONY HWANG

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

MAE M. FLEXER

 

Y

 

12

TED KENNEDY

 

Y

 

30

CRAIG MINER

   

N

13

LEN SUZIO

 

Y

 

31

HENRI MARTIN

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ERIC BERTHEL

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

GEORGE LOGAN

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

HEATHER SOMERS

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

JOINT RULE 17

On the motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, all matters requiring further action by the House were transmitted to the House pursuant to Joint Rule 17.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Duff of the 25th, the Senate at 1: 56 a. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.