THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, February 2, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 32 o'clock a. m. , Representative Morris of the 140th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our Guest Chaplain Cydonnie I. Henry, of Hartford.

GUEST CHAPLAIN CYDONNIE I. HENRY:

Let us pray. Lord, there are many issues to consider this Session. Guide us as we review the needs placed before us and assist us in bringing forth the legislation that will benefit all our citizens. Amen.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

Kerri E. Malloy, of Wethersfield, will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

KERRI E. MALLOY:

(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 MORRIS (140TH):

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

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker. The Clerk has a communication from His Excellency, the Governor, dated February 1, 2017, nominating the Gregory T. D'Auria of Amston to be an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court and a Judge of the Superior Court.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

Refer to the Committee on Judiciary.

CLERK:

And finally, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a list of bills, number 20, dated February 2, 2017.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Arce of the 4th District.

REP. ARCE (4TH):

Thank you, Mr. Chair, Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the readings of the list of bills and the bills be referred to committees indicated.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

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 MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Arce of the 4th District.

REP. ARCE (4TH):

Thank you, Mr. Speaker. 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 MORRIS (140TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Arce of the 4th District, the House adjourned at 11: 34 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair).

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

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