THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Thursday, April 20, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 45 o'clock a. m. , Representative Slap of the 19th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. All members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain, Scott P. Decapua of Milford, Massachusetts.

GUEST CHAPLAIN SCOTT P. DECAOUA:

Let us pray. Lord, we thank You for Your goodness, Your mercy and Your grace. Bless us as we work to serve the common good of Your people. Amen.

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

All right, Scott Decapua of Milford, Mass will now lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

GUEST CHAPLAIN SCOTT DECAPUA:

(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 SLAP (19TH):

Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker. The Clerk has a list of Favorable Reports, House Bills to be tabled for the calendar and printing.

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Demicco of the 21st District. Good Afternoon. Good Morning.

REP DEMICCO (21ST):

Good Morning, 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 SLAP (19TH):

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

CLERK:

Business from the Senate Mr. Speaker. A list of Favorable Report of Senate Bills to be tabled for the calendar.

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

The Chair recognizes once again, Representative Demicco.

REP. DEMICCO (21ST):

Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the Senate Favorable Reports and the Bills be tabled for the calendar.

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

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

CLERK:

Finally, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a list of Bills, number 54, dated April 20, 2017.

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH):

And the Chair recognizes Representative Demicco.

REP: DEMICCO (21ST):

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

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH): Is there objection? Hearing no objection, it is so ordered.

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER SLAP (19TH)

The Chair recognizes Representative Demicco.

REP. DEMICCO (21ST):

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 SLAP (19TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Demicco of the 21st District, the House adjourned at 11: 47 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair).

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