THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 35 o'clock a. m. , Representative Linehan of the (103RD) District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain, Kerri E. Malloy of Wethersfield.

GUEST CHAPLAIN KERRI E. MALLOY:

Let us pray. Almighty Father, bestow your blessing upon us as we begin a new day of labors for the people we serve. Be with us in our deliberations and make us prudent in our decisions. Amen.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

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

GUEST CHAPLAIN 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 LINEHAN (103RD):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Madam Speaker. The Clerk has communication from the Speaker of the House of Representatives concerning Committee Assignments.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

That item is ordered, printed in the journal.

CLERK:

Also Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of House Available Changes of References to be referred to the Committees indicated.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121st District.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

Thank you. Madam Speaker I move that waive the reading of the list of House Favorable Changes of Reference and the Bills be referred to the Committees indicated.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

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

CLERK:

Business from the Senate Madam Speaker, Change of Reference Favorable to the Joint Standing Committee on Human Services Substitute Senate Bill No. 801, an Act REQUIRING CLIENT SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE TRAINING AND EMPLOYEE TRANSITION PLANNING FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED CARE PROVIDERS. The Committee has met and feels this Bill should pass, but recommends that it first be referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

Refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

CLERK:

Also Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of referrals in accordance with House Bill No. 20, Subsection E, a WRITTEN EXPRESSION OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MAJORITY LEADER AND MINORITY LEADERS in the procession of the Clerk.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121st District.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

Madam Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the list of referrals as stipulated by the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader and the Bills be referred to the Committees indicated.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

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

CLERK:

And finally, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has list of Bills No. 38 dated March 7, 2017.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121st District.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

Madam Speaker I move that we waive the reading of the Bills and the Bills be referred to the Committees indicated.

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER LINEHAN (103RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121st District.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

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 LINEHAN (103RD):

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

(On motion of Representative Gresko of the 121st 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 Tuesday, March 7, 2107.

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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