CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 38 p. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

THE CHAIR:

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Kathy Zabel of Burlington, Connecticut.

ACTING CHAPLAIN KATHY ZABEL:

We pray for continued blessings and watchfulness over the concerns of this State. Continue to uphold its officials as well as its citizens in the weeks ahead.

THE CHAIR:

Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(f) the Senate is called into Session, by the Office of the Senate Clerk's under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated January 10, 2017 is adopted, the items on said Agenda shall be acted upon as indicated and that the Agenda shall be incorporated into the Senate Journal and Senate Transcript.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE GOVERNOR:

Referred to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

January 10, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Section 4-1 and 15-120bb of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint Brett C. Browchuk from Avon, to be a member of the Connecticut Airport Authority Board of Directors, to serve a term ending June 30, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 10, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Section 4-1 and 15-120bb of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint Mary Ellen S. Jones from Glastonbury, to be a member of the Connecticut Airport Authority Board of Directors, to serve a term ending June 30, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 10, 2016

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to sections 4-1 and 38a-1042 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate, and with your advice and consent, appoint Theodore M. Doolittle of West Hartford to be the Healthcare Advocate to serve for a term ending January 9, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 10, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to sections 4-1, 4-7 and 16-2 of the 2016 Supplement to the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Katherine Scharf Dykes from West Hartford, to be a utility commissioner of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, to serve a term ending October 24, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.  

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 10, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Section 4-1 and 10a-179 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Peter W. Lisi from West Hartford, to be the Chairperson of the Connecticut Health And Educational Facilities Authority, to serve a term coterminous with Governor or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORTS RECEIVED: to be referred to the Committees indicated.

Office of the Attorney General – Claims Filed Against the State of Connecticut for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 4-160k of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: January 9, 2017

 Referred to Committees on Appropriations and Judiciary

Office of the Claims Commissioner – Annual Report for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 4-159 and 4-159(a) of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: January 9, 2017

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (#5):

The Senate at 10: 43 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.

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