CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 10: 40 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 ask for patience to understand those who disagree with us, sensitivity to the needs of others, and prudence to make decisions which work toward the common good.

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 10, 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.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 796 AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RESPECTFUL AND PERSON-FIRST LANGUAGE.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 995 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF CERTAIN LAND-BASED MARINE AND FRESHWATER DEBRIS.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 997 AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S KELP INDUSTRY AND THE STATE'S NITROGEN CREDIT EXCHANGE PROGRAM.

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 1001 AN ACT PROHIBITING SMOKING ON BEACHES IN STATE PARKS.

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

Connecticut Innovations, Inc. – Jackson Labs Quarterly Report for quarter ended March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 32-41y(d)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committees on Commerce and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Report – Connecticut Innovations, Inc. – Jackson Labs Quarterly Report for quarters ended September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2016. (Pursuant to Section 32-41y(d)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committees on Commerce and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Report – Department of Motor Vehicles – Connecticut Emissions Program Statistics for March 1 through March 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Executive Directive #3 and Section 14-164h of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: April 7, 2017

Referred to Committee on Transportation

The Senate at 10: 45 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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