CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 40 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:

May we always be mindful of the respect we owe to all begins, in our lives and in our work.

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 February 2, 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:

Referred to the Judiciary Committee

February 1, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h), 51-165 and 51-198 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate for appointment by you Gregory T. D'Auria of Amston to be an Associate Judge of the Supreme Court and a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you in succession to the Honorable Peter T. Zarella, who resigned on December 31, 2016.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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

Report

Department of Economic and Community Service – CTNext Statewide Marketing Plan as of February 1, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 32-39i(i) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 1, 2017

Referred to Committees on Commerce and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

HJ NO. 31 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF KATHERINE SCHARF DYKES OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A UTILITY COMMISSIONER OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

HJ NO. 32 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PETER W. LISI OF WEST HARTFORD AS CHAIRPERSON OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH AND EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

HJ NO. 42 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BRETT C. BROWCHUK OF AVON TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

HJ NO. 43 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THEODORE M. DOOLITTLE OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

HJ NO. 44 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARY ELLEN S. JONES OF GLASTONBURY TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 20) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 10: 45 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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