CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 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, Noele R. Kidney of Ellington, Connecticut

ACTING CHAPLAIN NOELE R. KIDNEY:

In these difficult times, may our leaders find in their hearts the guidance and wisdom to do what is best for the people of Connecticut.

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 23, 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

March 23, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a and 12-802 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Michael J. Janusko from Rocky Hill, to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to serve a term coterminous with my term or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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

BANKING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 579 AN ACT CONCERNING PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS APPLYING FOR REVERSE MORTGAGES.

BANKING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 906 AN ACT CONCERNING LEAD GENERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

SUBST. SB NO. 893 AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO CERTAIN STATUTES REGARDING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

GENERAL LAW COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 191 AN ACT CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO GAMES, BAZAARS, RAFFLES, THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING.

GENERAL LAW COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 821 AN ACT CONCERNING ROOFING, WINDOW AND SIDING CONSUMER WARRANTIES AND POST-SALE WARRANTY WORK REIMBURSEMENT FOR POWER EQUIPMENT DEALERS.

GENERAL LAW COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 823 AN ACT CONCERNING BOTTLE BILL DEPOSITS AND ON-PREMISES ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMIT ESTABLISHMENTS.

GENERAL LAW COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 826 AN ACT MAKING CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES.

HOUSING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 535 AN ACT REVISING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE APPEALS PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPLICATIONS AND OBTAINING A MUNICIPAL MORATORIUM.

HOUSING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 608 AN ACT CONCERNING A BILL OF RIGHTS FOR RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING.

HOUSING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 864 AN ACT CONCERNING REVIEW OF THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FOR HURRICANE SANDY.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 493 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF AN ANNUITY TO FUND PENSION BENEFITS.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 808 AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF INSURANCE COVERAGE REQUIRED TO ISSUE A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 924 AN ACT REQUIRING THAT HEALTH CARRIERS USING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE PAY A MINIMUM COMMISSION TO CERTAIN INSURANCE PRODUCERS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 798 AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN MUNICIPALITIES AND THE MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBE OR THE MOHEGAN TRIBE OF INDIANS OF CONNECTICUT.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 846 AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY OFFICER LICENSES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 848 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF GREYHOUND RACING IN THE STATE.

SENATE BILL(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED WITH CHANGE OF REFERENCE - to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 623 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE 7/7 PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTY.

Referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 965 AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR VENTURE CAPITAL INCOME.

Referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE:

HOUSE BILL(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED WITH CHANGE OF REFERENCE

- to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

HB NO. 5303 AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF

MOTOR VEHICLES OF JUVENILE MATTERS INVOLVING MARIJUANA-

RELATED INFRACTIONS AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSES.

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND

RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 48) – to be waived and bills and

resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 11: 40 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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