THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, March 23, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 33 o'clock a. m. , Representative Elliot of the 88th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain, Kelly A. Cicero of Orlando, Florida.

GUEST CHAPLAIN KELLY A. CICERO:

Let us pray. Almighty God, who presides over all things in heaven and on earth, graciously hear the prayers of this body and grant us your peace all the days of our life. Amen.

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

Arianna Santana of Winter Park, Florida will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

ARIANNA SANTANA:

(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 ELLIOT (88TH):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker. The Clerk has a communication from his Excellency, the Governor dated March 23, 2017. This communication nominates Michael J. Janusko from Rocky Hill to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation.

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

Refer to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Winkler of the 56th District.

REP. WINKLER (56TH):

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 ELLIOT (88TH):

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

CLERK:

Finally, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has list of Bills, number 48, dated March 23, 2017.

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Winkler of the 56th.

REP. WINKLER (56TH):

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

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

Is there objection? Hearing no objection, it is so ordered. Will the Chamber please stand at ease?

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

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

CLERK:

Mr. Speaker, a communication from the Speaker of the House of Representatives concerning Committee Assignment modifications.

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

It will be so ordered, printed in the journal.

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER ELLIOT (88TH):

Now, let's see, the Chair recognizes Representative Winkler of the 56th.

REP. WINKLER (56TH):

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 ELLIOT (88TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Winkler of the 56th District, the House adjourned at 11: 35 o'clock a. m. , sine die. )

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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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