CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 25 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 28, 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 RESOLUTION(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 38 RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE EIGHTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONNECTICUT-TAIWAN SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP

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

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 603 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE'S INDUSTRIAL HEMP INDUSTRY.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 836 AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL PENALTY REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 943 AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSTALLATION OF CERTAIN SOLAR FACILITIES ON PRODUCTIVE FARMLANDS.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 26 AN ACT CONCERNING SWATTING.

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 816 AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE TO CERTAIN FUNDS TRANSFERS UNDER THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES COMMITTEE

SB NO. 723 AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP COSTS.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES COMMITTEE

SB NO. 746 AN ACT AMENDING THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYMENT RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR NEWLY HIRED EMPLOYEES.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 747 AN ACT PROHIBITING "ON-CALL" SHIFT SCHEDULING FOR EMPLOYEES.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 839 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO ITS STATUTES AND REFERENCES TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY.

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

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 913 AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL PARAPROFESSIONAL TRAINING.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 952 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SHARING OF FEDERAL FUNDING BETWEEN THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD AND THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 1008 AN ACT CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BOARDS OF EDUCATION RESULTING FROM RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

The Senate at 10: 30 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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