THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, March 13, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 12: 05 o'clock p. m. , Representative McCarthy Vahey of the 133rd District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

(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.

CHAPLAIN KERRI E. MALLOY:

Let us pray.

Heavenly Father, we gather today to call upon you to bless our work. Guide us to serve the common good of all your people. Amen.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Amen. Kaitlyn Shake, of Fairfield, will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

KAITLYN SHAKE:

(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 MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Madam Speaker. The Clerk has a list of reports to be referred to the committees indicated. SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

The Chair recognizes, Representative Currey, of the 11th District.

REP. CURREY (11TH):

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

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Is there objection? Hearing no objection, it's so ordered.

CLERK:

Also, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of favorable reports and House Bills to be tabled for the Calendar and printing.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Currey, of the 11th District.

REP. CURREY (11TH):

Thank you, Madam Speaker. Madam Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the House favorable reports and the bills be tabled for the Calendar and printing.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Is there objection? Hearing no objection, it's so ordered.

CLERK:

Also, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a change of reference, favorable report on the Joint Standing Committee on Housing, Substitute House Bill No. 7057, AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING. The Committee has met and feels that the bill should pass, but recommends that it first be referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.

CLERK:

There is business from the Senate, Madam Speaker, a change of reference, favorable report of the Joint Standing Committee on Public Health, Senate Bill No. 840, AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING IMMUNIZATION RATES. The Committee has met and feels that this bill should pass, but recommends that it first be referred to the Committee on Education.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Refer to the Committee on Education.

CLERK:

Finally, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of bills, number 42, dated March 13, 2017.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Currey, of the 11th District.

REP. CURREY (11TH):

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

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

Is there objection? Hearing no objection, it's so ordered.

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Currey, of the 11th District.

REP. CURREY (11TH):

Madam Speaker, which by the way sounds absolutely wonderful, addressing you in that manner. There being no further business on the Clerk's desk, I move that we recess, subject to the Call of the Chair.

SPEAKER MCCARTHY VAHEY (133RD):

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

(On motion of Representative Currey of the 11th District, the House recessed at 12: 07 o'clock p. m. , to reconvene at the Call of the Chair).

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 6: 10 o'clock p. m. , Representative Currey of the 11th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

The House of Representatives will come back to order. Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker. The Clerk has a list of favorable reports on House Bills to be tabled for the Calendar and printing.

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Ziogas, of the 79th District.

REP. ZIOGAS (79TH):

Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the House favorable reports and the bills be tabled for the Calendar and printing.

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

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

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a list of bills, number 42-A, dated March 13, 2017, Part 2.

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Ziogas, of the 79th.

REP. ZIOGAS (79TH):

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

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER CURREY (11TH):

The Chair recognizes again, Representative Ziogas, of the 79th.

REP. ZIOGAS (79TH):

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 CURREY (11TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Ziogas, of the 79th District, the House adjourned at 6: 12 o'clock p. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

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