CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 15 a. 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:

Justice is the only worship. Love is the only priest. Ignorance is the only slavery. Kindness is the only good. The way to be happy is to make others so.

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 26, 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.

COMMUNICATION FROM THE GOVERNOR:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS – to be referred to Joint

Committee(s)

January 26, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 10-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint ALLAN B. TAYLOR from Hartford, to be a member of the State Board of Education, to serve a term beginning March 1, 2017 until February 28, 2021 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 26, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1, 10-1, and 10-2a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint CORAL ORTIZ from New Haven, to be a nonvoting student member of the State Board of Education, to serve a term ending June 30, 2017 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 26, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1, 10-1, and 10-2a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint AMINA S. LAMPKIN from West Hartford, to be a nonvoting student member of the State Board of Education, to serve a term ending June 30, 2017 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

January 26, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 10-1 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint DONALD HARRIS, JR. from Bloomfield, to be a member of the State Board of Education, to serve a term beginning March 1, 2017 until February 28, 2021 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer, in succession to Theresa Hopkins-Staten.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORT(S) RECEIVED – to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

Department of Insurance – Property Casualty Insurance Rate Reviews for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 38a-9(c) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: January 25, 2017

Referred to Committee on Insurance and Real Estate

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO 16) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 11: 20 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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