CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 12: 55 p. 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 how to love and work, that every deed we do may be to someone, in its turn, a service that is fine and true.

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 April 3, 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.

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 820 AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS UNDER THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 1016 AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATION ISSUES.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 285 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN CIVIL PENALTIES ASSESSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ON BUSINESS ENTITIES PURSUANT TO THE REGULATIONS OF CONNECTICUT STATE AGENCIES.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 506 AN ACT CONCERNING WATER USAGE AND CONSERVATION DURING DROUGHT CONDITIONS.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 515 AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC ACCESS AND ENJOYMENT TO WATERWAYS FOR LAND-CONSTRAINED MUNICIPALITIES.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 835 AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO ENVIRONMENT-RELATED STATUTES AFFECTING VARIOUS PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 994 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSERVATION FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 996 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOTTLE RECYCLING FEE IN LIEU OF A REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 998 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOLICITATION OF HIGH-PRIORITY REGULATORY CONCERNS BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FROM A STATE-WIDE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 1000 AN ACT CONCERNING COMMERCIAL USES FOR RECYCLED GLASS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

SB NO. 635 AN ACT EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR APPROVAL OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROJECTS.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 871 AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENDOWED CHAIR INVESTMENT FUND.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 905 AN ACT CONCERNING FAILING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 945 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOUTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SB NO. 975 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES AND UNMANNED AIRCRAFT.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SB NO. 842 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 76 AN ACT CONCERNING THE POWER OF THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A MILEAGE TAX STUDY WITH STATE FUNDS.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 261 AN ACT CONCERNING THE POINT SYSTEM FOR MOTOR VEHICLE VIOLATIONS.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 345 AN ACT CONCERNING LIVERY SERVICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND ELDERLY PERSONS.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 501 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF TUNNELS FOR INTERSTATE ROUTES 84 AND 91 IN THE HARTFORD REGION.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 805 AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION ISSUES.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

SB NO. 852 AN ACT MAKING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.

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

Office of Policy and Management – 2017 Regional Performance Incentive Program. (Pursuant to Section 4-124s of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 3, 2017

Referred to Committees on Appropriations, Finance, Revenue and Bonding and Planning and Development

Office of Legislative Management – Office of Fiscal Analysis – Agency Overtime Report through the third quarter of Fiscal Year 2016-2107, ended March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 2-53n of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 3, 2017

Referred to Committee on Appropriations and Joint Committee on Legislative Management

The Senate at 1: 00 p. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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