THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 37 o'clock a. m. , Representative Abercrombie of the 83rd District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives will now come to session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct their attention to our guest Chaplain, Cydonnie Henry of Bridgeport.

GUEST CHAPLAIN CYDONNIE I. HENRY:

Let us pray. Heavenly Father, help us to be diligent in judging the various issues coming forth so that the just needs of our people may be met. Amen.

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

Mary Alice of Haddam will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

MARY ALICE HUGHES:

(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 ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Ryan.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

Madam Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the House Favorable Reports and Bills be tabled for the calendar and printing.

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

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

CLERK:

Also, Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a list of referrals in accordance with House Rule 20(e), A Written Expression of Agreement between the Majority Leader and the Minority Leader is in the procession of the Clerk.

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Ryan.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

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

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

The Chair recognizes Representative Ryan.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

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 ABERCROMBIE (83RD):

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

(On motion of Representative Ryan of the 139th District, the House adjourned at 11: 39 o'clock a. m. , sine die. )

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 Tuesday, April 4, 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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