CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Thursday, April 6, 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:

We give thanks for the good things of this world, and for the power of choice, for this is the beauty of life.

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. 959 AN ACT CONCERNING AN INVENTORY OF THE STATE'S BIOSCIENCE EDUCATION PIPELINE.

COMMERCE COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 966 AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 4 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY COOPERATIVES.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 106 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVERSITY OF BASELOAD ENERGY SUPPLIES IN THE STATE AND ACHIEVING CONNECTICUT'S GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS MANDATED LEVELS.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 271 AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND INTERRUPTIBLE NATURAL GAS SERVICE.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 413 AN ACT MAKING MUNICIPAL UTILITY COMPANIES' BOOKS AND FINANCIALS SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND RATE DESIGN STUDIES.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SB NO. 536 AN ACT CONCERNING ESTABLISHING A STATE-WIDE PLAN AND PROCESS FOR SITING SMALL CELL ANTENNA AND DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 973 AN ACT CONCERNING A RESIDENTIAL SUSTAINABLE ENERGY PROGRAM.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 3 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DONATION OF ORGANS AND BONE MARROW.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 844 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 901 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATION REGARDING ADOPTION OF A MODEL FOOD CODE.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 903 AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS.

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

University of Connecticut – Bioscience Connecticut 2017 Biennial Progress Report. (Pursuant to Section 10a-109mm of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 5, 2017

Referred to Committees on Appropriations, Commerce, Energy and Technology, Finance, Revenue and Bonding, Higher Education and Employment Advancement, Labor and Public Employees and Public Health

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 51) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated. *

NOT READ IN -

* FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

HB NO. 7317 AN ACT CONCERNING WINE SALES AND SHIPMENTS TO CONSUMERS IN THE STATE.

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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