CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 45 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:

Help us to guard with care the things we say. Let us remember that our words have the power to build up or tear down.

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 22, 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.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 40 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE EMMET L. COSGROVE OF NEW LONDON TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 41 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GREGORY T. D'AURIA, ESQUIRE, OF AMSTON TO BE AN ASSOCIATE JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT AND A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 42 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE BRIAN T. FISCHER OF MADISON TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

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

Access Health Connecticut – Quarterly Financial and Personnel Status Reports for Fourth Quarter ended June 30, 2016 for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2016 and First Quarter ended September 30, 2016 for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 1-123(b) and (c) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 21, 2017

Referred to Committees on Appropriations, Human Services, Insurance and Real Estate and Public Health

Department of Economic and Community Development – Analysis of Eastern Connecticut's Job Loss and Workforce Needs. (Pursuant to Special Act 16-12 of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: February 21, 2017

Referred to Committees of Appropriations, Commerce and Labor and Public Employees

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 29) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 10: 50 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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