CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Thursday, March 9, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 35 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 be filled with loving kindness. May we be peaceful and at ease. May we be happy with the things we have.

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 March 9, 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.

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

Department of Motor Vehicles – Connecticut Emissions Program Statistics for February 1 through February 28, 2017. (Pursuant to Executive Directive #3 and Section 14-164h of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 8, 2017

Referred to Committee on Transportation

SENATE BILL(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar and printing.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 130 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SURCHARGE ON ANIMAL ADOPTION FEES TO FUND THE SECOND CHANCE LARGE ANIMAL REHABILITATION PROGRAM.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 754 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF HERBICIDES ON STATE HIGHWAYS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

AGING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 756 AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME SERVICES.

AGING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 757 AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR AGING IN PLACE INITIATIVES.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 758 AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 762 AN ACT CLARIFYING THE ROLE OF THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN IN THE MANDATED REPORTING OF ABUSE OF ELDERLY PERSONS AND DELETING OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 770 AN ACT INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 771 AN ACT REDUCING PARTICIPANT COSTS AND EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 772 AN ACT REQUIRING EMERGENCY GENERATORS IN CERTAIN HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY.

AGING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 811 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PATIENT BILL OF RIGHTS FOR LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS.

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 40) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 10: 40 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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