THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Friday, May 12, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 12: 07 o'clock p. m. , Representative Miller of the 145th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

(Gavel) Good afternoon. The House of Representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain Scarlett I. Fulton, of Bristol.

GUEST CHAPLAIN SCARLETT I. FULTON:

Let us pray.

Lord, as we join together today, we ask for your divine guidance in handling the matters placed before us. May the decisions we reach benefit the common good of all our citizens. Amen.

SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

We will now have the -- Nikolas T. Dahlstrom, of Bristol, will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

NIKOLAS T. DAHLSTROM:

(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 MILLER (145TH):

Thank you, Mr. Dahlstrom. Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Madam Speaker. The Clerk has a communication from the Speaker of the House concerning changes to committee assignments. SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

That item is ordered printed in the journal. CLERK:

Madam Speaker, the Clerk has a favorable report of the Joint Standing Committee on Executive and Legislative nominations, House Joint Resolution No. 116, RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF NICHOLAS KAPOOR OF MONROE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES, to be tabled for the Calendar.

SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

Tabled for the Calendar. [Gavel]

CLERK:

There being no further business on the Clerk's desk, Madam Speaker.

SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

The Clerk recognizes Representative Currey of the 11th District.

REP. CURREY (11TH):

Thank you, Madam Speaker. There being no further business on the Clerk's desk, I move we adjourn subject to the call of the Chair.

SPEAKER MILLER (145TH):

Thank you, sir. [Gavel]

Oh, I'm sorry, I'm supposed to say one thing, sorry. Is there objection? Hearing no objection, the House stands adjourned, subject to the call of the Chair. [Gavel]

(On motion of Representative Currey of the 11th District, the House adjourned at 12: 09 o'clock p. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

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