THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 35 o'clock a. m. , Representative Boyd of the 50th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and give your attention to our guest Chaplain. Adam will lead us in our prayer.

GUEST CHAPLAIN ADAM H. SCHULZE:

Let us pray. Heavenly Father, the needs of our constituents are the priority for us every day. Guide us to create legislation that will be beneficial for the good of all citizens. Amen. SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Thank you, Adam. And now Lauren will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

LAUREN STEWART:

(All) I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Thank you very much. Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker. The Clerk has a communication from His Excellency, the Governor, it's a corrected communication.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

We refer the House to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

CLERK:

There are additional communications from His Excellency, the Governor, Mr. Speaker, dated January 25, 2017.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Table for the calendar and printing. Refer to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a favorable report of the House Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations, House Resolution No. 12, RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SYLVIA CANCELA OF COLLINSVILLE TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD, to be tabled for the calendar, Mr. Speaker.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Tabled for the calendar and printing. Tabled for the calendar.

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, The Clerk has an unfavorable report of the House Standing Committee on Appropriations, House Resolution No. 9, RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN JUAN F. ET AL. , V. DANNEL MALLOY, ET AL. , to be tabled for the calendar and printing.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Tabled for the calendar and printing.

CLERK:

And finally, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a list of bills, number 15, dated January 25, 2017.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Cook.

REP. COOK (65TH):

Good morning, Mr. Speaker.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Good morning.

REP. COOK (65TH):

Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the list of bills and the bills be referred to the committees indicated.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Is there an objection? Hearing no objection, it is so ordered.

CLERK:

Mr. Speaker, there is no further business on the Clerk's desk.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Chair once again recognizes Representative Cook.

REP. COOK (65TH):

Mr. Speaker, there being no further business on the Clerk's desk, I move that we adjourn subject to the Call of the Chair.

SPEAKER BOYD (50TH):

Is there an objection? Hearing no objection, the House is adjourned subject to the Call of the Chair. (Gavel).

(On motion of Representative Cook of the 65th District, the House adjourned at 11: 37 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the foregoing 5 pages is a complete and accurate transcription of a digital sound recording of the House Proceedings on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

I further certify that the digital sound recording was transcribed by the word processing department employees of Alphatranscription, under my direction.

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