THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, January 26, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 34 o'clock a. m. , Representative Simmons of the 144th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain, Michael Harteveldt from Greenwich, will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Oh, my apologies, the

prayer first.

GUEST CHAPLAIN MICHAEL HARTEVELDT:

Let us pray. All Mighty Father, look graciously upon this Body today. Help us discern Your divine will in working for the good of the people of Connecticut. Amen.

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

Michael Harteveldt of Greenwich will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

GUEST CHAPLAIN MICHAEL HARTEVELDT:

(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 SIMMONS (144TH):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Madam Speaker. The Clerk has communications from His Excellency, the Governor, dated January 26, 2017. They are executive and legislative nominations.

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

Refer to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

CLERK:

And finally, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of bills, number 16, dated January 26, 2017.

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Albis from the 99th District.

REP. ALBIS (99TH):

Thank you, Madam Speaker. Good to see you up there.

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

Good to see you.

REP. ALBIS (99TH):

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

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Albis from the 99th District.

REP. ALBIS (99TH):

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

SPEAKER SIMMONS (144TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Albis of the 99th District, the House adjourned at 11: 36 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

CERTIFICATE

I hereby certify that the foregoing 4 pages is a complete and accurate transcription of a digital sound recording of the House Proceedings on Thursday, January 26, 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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