CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 00 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, Carmela Balducci of Deep River, Connecticut.

ACTING CHAPLAIN CARMELA BALDUCCI:

We ask help that we may bring renewal to all those who live in pain, as we hold fast to the knowledge that the sun will rise again, and that all life will reawaken.

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 May 15, 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.

COMMUNICATION FROM THE GOVERNOR:

COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY - to be referred to Joint Committee(s)

May 15, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 31-276 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate, and with your advice and consent, appoint Brenda D. Jannotta of Southport to be a Workers' Compensation Commissioner to serve for a term of five years from the date of confirmation by you.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

May 15, 2017

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 31-276 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate, and with your advice and consent, appoint Robert A. D'Andrea of Litchfield to be a Workers' Compensation Commissioner to serve for a term of five years from the date of confirmation by you.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 787 AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 788 AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

SB NO. 1051 AN ACT CONCERNING CTNEXT PLANNING GRANTS-IN-AID AND INNOVATION PLACE DESIGNATION APPLICATIONS, INVEST CT FUND TAX CREDIT TRANSFERABILITY AND STATE INVESTMENTS WITH VENTURE CAPITAL FIRMS.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

SUBST. SB NO. 1056 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO FOSTER THE MICROBIOME SECTOR IN THE STATE.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE:

HOUSE BILL(S) FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

SUBST. HB NO. 7106 AN ACT CONCERNING AUDIT REPORTS FILED WITH THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6941))

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

HB NO. 7208 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

HB NO. 7164 AN ACT CONCERNING ENDORSEMENTS OF TOWN COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND CLARIFYING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN STATE OFFICE CANDIDATES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6878))

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE COMMITTEE

SUBST. HB NO. 7126 AN ACT CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLES IN LIVERY SERVICE, TAXICABS AND TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6917))

PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE

SUBST. HB NO. 6012 AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6882))

The Senate at 11: 05 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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