THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, May 15, 2017

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 50 o'clock a. m. , Representative Berger of the 73rd District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

(Gavel) The house of representatives is now in session. Will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplain Aiden R. Smith.

GUEST CHAPLAIN AIDEN R. SMITH:

Let us pray.

Almighty Father, shower Your blessing upon us as we begin a new day of labors for the people we serve. Be with us in our deliberations and make us prudent in our decisions. Amen.

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

Now Grace E. Jones of Hindley Elementary in Darien, Connecticut will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

GRACE E. JONES:

(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 BERGER (73RD):

Is there any business on the clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker, the clerk has communications from His Excellency, the Governor, dated May 15, 2017, judicial nominations.

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

Please refer to the Committee on judiciary.

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, the clerk has a list of reports for the committees indicated.

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

The House recognizes Representative Ryan of the 139th district.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

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

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

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

CLERK:
Also, Mr
. Speaker, the clerk has a list of Favorable Reports, House Bills to be tabled for the calendar and printing.

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

Thank you madam. The House recognizes Representative Ryan of the 139th District.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

Mr. Speaker I move we waive the reading of the House Favorable Reports and the bills to be tabled to the calendar and printing.

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

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

CLERK:

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

SPEAKER BERGER (73RD):

If there is no objection, hearing no, nope. I'm sorry. The House recognizes Representative Ryan 139th.

REP. RYAN (139TH):

It didn't seem like you were gonna recognize me. 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 BERGER (73RD):

Thank you. 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: 52 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair. )

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