CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Wednesday, March 29, 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:

Teach us the secret of loving. Help us to love one another and not put off until tomorrow the loving words we can say today.

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

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 908 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE STATUTES RELATING TO EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 911 AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 543 AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF INPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 927 AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF TIME-LIMITED INSURANCE.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SB NO. 928 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF DEVELOPING, EXPANDING AND IMPROVING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SB NO. 35 AN ACT CONCERNING BEVERAGES WITH ADDED SUGARS, SWEETENERS AND ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS, AND OBESITY.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 937 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING LEAD PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ASBESTOS TRAINING.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 806 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CRUMBLING FOUNDATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND ASSISTING HOMEOWNERS WITH CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 849 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT REFERRAL PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED BY MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 889 AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF A FIRE MARSHAL AND POLICE OFFICERS AT THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 890 AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL REGARDING THE STATE FIRE PREVENTION CODE AND LICENSES FOR DEMOLITION.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 957 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF GAMING AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN THE STATE.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 5 RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION REGARDING THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 39 RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROTECT REAL PROPERTY HELD OR CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE:

HOUSE BILL(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED WITH CHANGE OF REFERENCE

- to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. HB NO. 5416 AN ACT CONCERNING THE THRESHOLD FOR THE

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S REVIEW

OF ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT SEPTIC SYSTEMS.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. HB NO. 6332 AN ACT CONCERNING THE AMENDMENT OF THE

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO

ESTABLISH CATEGORIES OF DISCHARGE FOR CERTAIN ALTERNATIVE

SEWAGE TREATMENT SYSTEMS.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 50) – 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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