THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 40 o'clock a. m. , Representative Morris of the 140th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain, Gabriella N. Paez of Berlin, Connecticut. Gabriella N. Paez of Berlin, Connecticut will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

GUEST CHAPLAIN GABRIELLA N. PAEZ:

Let us pray.

Lord, thank You for the things we have to do today. Help us to focus on what is important and be with us as we work to do what is beneficial for all of our citizens. Amen.

GUEST CHAPLAIN GABRIELLA N. PAEZ:

(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 MORRIS (140TH):

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 MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Hampton of the 16th District.

REP. HAMPTON (16TH):

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 MORRIS (140TH):

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

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a Referral in accordance with House Rule 20(e)(ii), A WRITTEN EXPRESSION OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MAJORITY LEADER AND THE MINORITY LEADERS in the possession of the Clerk.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Hampton of the 16th District.

REP. HAMPTON (16TH):

Mr. Speaker, I move this substitute House Bill No. 7260, Calendar No. 410 be referred to the Committee on Public Safety pursuant to House Rule 20(e).

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

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

CLERK:

Finally, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has a list of Bills, No. 55 dated April 25, 2017.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Hampton of the 16th District.

REP. HAMPTON (16TH):

Mr. Speaker, there being no further business on the Clerk's desk. Oh, Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the Bills and the Bills be referred to the committee indicated.

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER MORRIS (140TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Hampton of the 16th District.

REP. HAMPTON (16TH):

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 MORRIS (140TH):

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

(On motion of Representative Hampton of the 16th District, the House adjourned at 11: 42 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

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I hereby certify that the foregoing 5 pages is a complete and accurate transcription of a digital sound recording of the House Proceedings on April 25, 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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