JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The House of Representatives was called to order at 1:00 o'clock p.m., Speaker Joe Aresimowicz in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Representative Christie M. Carpino of Cromwell, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Dear Lord, this year brings us many challenges and expectations. Help us to sort out the needs of our State and her people, and grant us sound judgment - so that the decisions we make will benefit our faithful constituents. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Representative Gibson of the 15th District.

COMMUNICATION FROM HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following communication was received from His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

February 7, 2018

Corrected Letter

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and Sections 51-44a(h), 51-165 and 51-198 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate, for appointment by you, the HONORABLE ANDREW J. MCDONALD of Stamford to be Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from the date of confirmation by you, in succession to the Honorable Chase Rogers, who retired fully. Since that time, Senior Associate Justice Richard Palmer has been exercising the powers and authority appertaining to the office of the Chief Justice pursuant to Section 51-3.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

Date Received: February 21, 2018

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

February 21, 2018

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a, 4-9b and 54-124a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and with your advice and consent, appoint STEPHEN D. DARGAN of West Haven as a member of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, as a full-time parole member, to serve a term coterminous with my term or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a, 4-9b and 54-124a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and with your advice and consent, appoint NANCY A. TURNER of Groton as a member of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, as a full-time parole member, to serve a term coterminous with my term or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE AND SENATE BILLS

On motion of Representative Ritter of the 1st District, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the committees as indicated thereon in concurrence.

EDUCATION

H.B. No. 5167 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT A BOARD OF EDUCATION MAY DEPOSIT INTO A NONLAPSING ACCOUNT FOR UNEXPENDED EDUCATION FUNDS', to increase the amount of unexpended funds that a board of education is allowed to deposit into a nonlapsing account at the end of the fiscal year.

H.B. No. 5168 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF THE SUMMER LEARNING GRANT PROGRAM', to create a summer learning grant program.

H.B. No. 5169 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD', to implement the recommendations of the Office of Early Childhood.

H.B. No. 5170 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENTS' RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN THEIR MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES', to prohibit a school employee from taking custody of or searching a student's mobile electronic device except in certain circumstances.

H.B. No. 5171 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH FROM MAKING RESCISSIONS OR OTHER REDUCTIONS TO THE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT DURING THE FISCAL YEAR', to prohibit the Governor from making rescissions to a town's education cost sharing grant during the fiscal year.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5172 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY DATA MANAGEMENT AND PROCESSES, THE TRANSMITTAL OF TOWN PROPERTY ASSESSMENT INFORMATION AND THE SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS', to increase access to data by executive branch agencies by codifying the provisions of Executive Order 39, to require the Office of Policy and Management to establish and oversee a state-wide process improvement initiative, to require towns to transmit certain property assessment information to their regional council of governments or the Office of Policy and Management and to permit state agencies to suspend regulatory requirements for paper or facsimile submission of documents or data.

H.B. No. 5173 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF VOTERS', to limit the scope of voter registration information available to certain entities and prohibit certain uses of such information.

H.B. No. 5174 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT RESTRICTING LOBBYING BY FORMER STATE EMPLOYEES', to impose a one-year moratorium on lobbying by former state employees.

H.B. No. 5175 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to permit the Freedom of Information Commission to grant relief from vexatious requesters to public agencies.

H.B. No. 5176 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT PROTECTING MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR FAMILIES', to prohibit disclosure of voter registration information that may place municipal police officers or their families at risk.

H.B. No. 5177 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE NOTIFICATION OF REQUESTS MADE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to expand the requirement for notification to public agency employees of requests made for their personnel, medical or other similar files.

H.B. No. 5178 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT REQUIRING EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY CONTRACTS AND AN ANNUAL REVIEW OF EACH QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY', to increase executive and legislative oversight of quasi-public agency contracts by requiring the submission of certain contracts to the Attorney General and relevant legislative committee and submission of an annual report to such committee.

JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5179 REP. CURREY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT WAIVING THE PROBATE COURT FILING FEE FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS REQUESTING A CHANGE OF NAME', to eliminate the Probate Court filing fee associated with a petition to change one's name when the petitioner is requesting the change of name in connection to his or her marriage.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H.B. No. 5180 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPRAISAL OF CERTAIN RENTAL INCOME-PRODUCING REAL PROPERTY', to remove the requirement that an assessor or board of assessors consider the capitalization of net income based on market rent for a similar property when appraising certain real property used primarily for the purpose of producing rental income in order to determine the present true and actual value of such property.

H.B. No. 5181 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE MUNICIPAL REVALUATION DEADLINE FOR THE TOWN OF WILTON BY ONE YEAR', to extend the municipal revaluation deadline for the town of Wilton by one year.

H.B. No. 5182 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN FEES BY BUILDING OFFICIALS', to require building officials in certain municipalities to establish and asses a fee for the commencement of certain work without a necessary permit.

H.B. No. 5183 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND FINANCING OF MUNICIPAL ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS', to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to conduct a study concerning the planning, development and financing of municipal entertainment districts.

H.B. No. 5184 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT PERMITTING THE AMENDMENT OF MUNICIPAL CHARTERS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MODIFYING BUDGET ADOPTION DATES', to permit the amendment of municipal charters for the purpose of modifying budget adoption dates.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S.B. No. 175 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE AUDITORS OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS', to implement the recommendations contained in the annual report of the Auditors of Public Accounts.

S.B. No. 176 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN GIFTS TO THE STATE UNDER THE CODE OF ETHICS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS', to add a reporting requirement for certain gifts to the state received by public officials or state employees.

S.B. No. 177 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT APPLYING THE SECURITY EXEMPTION UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT TO THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY', to include the Connecticut Airport Authority under the security exemptions to the Freedom of Information Act.

S.B. No. 178 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT DECREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION ON EQUITY AND OPPORTUNITY', to decrease the membership of the Commission on Equity and Opportunity from sixty-three to thirty-nine members.

S.B. No. 179 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF CERTAIN GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS', to require the Auditors of Public Accounts to conduct a performance audit of certain government programs.

S.B. No. 180 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT REQUIRING EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY CONTRACTS', to increase executive and legislative oversight of quasi-public agency contracts by requiring the submission of certain contracts to the Attorney General and relevant legislative committee.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

S.B. No. 181 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE PRESERVATION OF OPEN SPACE', to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to establish a pilot program to permit certain municipalities to impose a buyer's fee on the conveyance of certain real property sales to generate funds for the purchase, preservation or stewardship of open space.

S.B. No. 182 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL TAX APPEALS AND CONTINGENCY AGREEMENTS', to require persons representing property owners or lessors in certain appeals concerning real property assessments to be either attorneys or certified or provisionally licensed real estate appraisers and to prohibit certified or provisionally licensed real estate appraisers from entering into contingency fee agreements in such appeals.

EDUCATION

S.B. No. 183 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Education.

S.B. No. 184 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS', to authorize state grant commitments for school building projects.

S.B. No. 185 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD STATUTES', to make technical revisions to the education and early childhood statutes.

S.B. No. 186 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL COUNSELORS', to include references to school counselors in the general statutes.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following resolution was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.R. No. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THOMAS J. SAADI OF DANBURY TO BE COMMISSIONER OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

The resolution was explained by Representative Godfrey of the 110th.

The resolution was discussed by Representatives Wood of the 141st, Arconti of the 109th, Ohler of the 64th, Rebimbas of the 70th, Harding of the 107th, Carpino of the 32nd, Ferguson of the 138th, Ferraro of the 117th, Smith of the 108th, Vargas of the 6th and Hennessy of the 127th.

On a voice vote House Resolution No. 6 was adopted.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

The following resolutions were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the committees indicated accepted and the resolutions adopted.

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 3 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JON M. ALANDER OF HAMDEN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

The resolution was explained by Representative Tong of the 147th.

The resolution was discussed by Representatives Rebimbas of the 70th and Ziobron of the 34th.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 1:33 p.m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 144

Necessary for Adoption 73

Those voting Yea 141

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 6

On a roll call vote House Joint Resolution No. 3 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

Y

   

ABERCROMBIE

   

X

PERONE

Y

   

CARNEY

Y

   

POLLETTA

Y

   

ADAMS

   

X

PORTER

Y

   

CARPINO

Y

   

REBIMBAS

Y

   

ALBIS

Y

   

REED

Y

   

CASE

Y

   

RUTIGLIANO

Y

   

ALTOBELLO

Y

   

REYES

Y

   

CHEESEMAN

Y

   

SAMPSON

Y

   

ARCE

Y

   

RILEY

Y

   

CUMMINGS

Y

   

SIEGRIST

Y

   

ARCONTI

Y

   

RITTER

Y

   

D'AMELIO

Y

   

SIMANSKI

Y

   

BAKER

Y

   

ROJAS

Y

   

DAUPHINAIS

Y

   

SKULCZYCK

Y

   

BORER

Y

   

ROSARIO

Y

   

DAVIS

Y

   

SMITH

Y

   

BOYD

Y

   

ROSE

Y

   

DELNICKI

Y

   

SREDZINSKI

Y

   

BUTLER

Y

   

ROVERO

Y

   

DEVLIN

Y

   

SRINIVASAN

Y

   

CONLEY

   

X

SANCHEZ

Y

   

DUBITSKY

Y

   

STANESKI

Y

   

CURREY

Y

   

SANTIAGO, E.

 

N

 

DUFF

Y

   

STOKES

Y

   

D'AGOSTINO

Y

   

SANTIAGO, H.

Y

   

DUNSBY

Y

   

STORMS

Y

   

DE LA CRUZ

Y

   

SCANLON

Y

   

FERGUSON

Y

   

TWEEDIE

Y

   

DEMICCO

Y

   

SERRA

Y

   

FERRARO

 

N

 

VAIL

Y

   

DILLON

Y

   

SIMMONS

Y

   

FISHBEIN

Y

   

WILMS

Y

   

DIMASSA

Y

   

SLAP

Y

   

FLOREN

Y

   

WILSON

Y

   

ELLIOTT

Y

   

SOTO

Y

   

FRANCE

Y

   

WOOD

Y

   

FLEISCHMANN

Y

   

STAFSTROM

Y

   

FREY

Y

   

YACCARINO

Y

   

FOX

Y

   

STALLWORTH

Y

   

FUSCO

Y

   

ZAWISTOWSKI

   

X

GENGA

Y

   

STEINBERG

Y

   

GREEN

 

N

 

ZIOBRON

Y

   

GIBSON

Y

   

TERCYAK

Y

   

HALL, C.

Y

   

ZUPKUS

Y

   

GONZALEZ

Y

   

TONG

Y

   

HARDING

     

VACANT

Y

   

GRESKO

Y

   

URBAN

Y

   

KLARIDES

       

Y

   

GUERRERA

Y

   

VARGAS

Y

   

KLARIDES-DITRIA

       

Y

   

HADDAD

Y

   

VERRENGIA

Y

   

KOKORUDA

       

Y

   

HALL, J.

Y

   

WALKER

Y

   

KUPCHICK

Y

   

ARESIMOWICZ

Y

   

HAMPTON

Y

   

WINKLER

   

X

LABRIOLA

       

Y

   

HENNESSY

Y

   

ZIOGAS

Y

   

LAVIELLE

       

Y

   

JOHNSON

       

Y

   

LEGEYT

Y

   

GODFREY

Y

   

JULESON-SCOPINO

           

X

MACLACHLAN

       

Y

   

LEMAR

Y

   

ACKERT

Y

   

MCCARTY, K.

       

Y

   

LESSER

Y

   

BELSITO

Y

   

MCGORTY, B.

Y

   

BERGER

Y

   

LINEHAN

Y

   

BETTS

Y

   

O'DEA

Y

   

CANDELARIA, J.

Y

   

LOPES

Y

   

BOCCHINO

Y

   

O'NEILL

Y

   

COOK

Y

   

MCCARTHY VAHEY

Y

   

BOLINSKY

Y

   

OHLER

Y

   

GENTILE

Y

   

MCGEE

Y

   

BUCKBEE

Y

   

PAVALOCK-D'AMATO

Y

   

MORIN

Y

   

MILLER, P.B.

Y

   

BYRON

Y

   

PERILLO

Y

   

MORRIS

Y

   

MUSHINSKY

Y

   

CAMILLO

Y

   

PETIT

Y

   

ORANGE

Y

   

PAOLILLO

Y

   

CANDELORA, V.

Y

   

PISCOPO

Y

   

RYAN

DEPUTY SPEAKER RYAN IN THE CHAIR

JUDICIARY. H.J. No. 11 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE KAREN SEQUINO OF WOODBRIDGE TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

The resolution was explained by Representative Stafstrom of the 129th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Rebimbas of the 70th.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 1:41 p.m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 144

Necessary for Adoption 73

Those voting Yea 141

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 6

On a roll call vote House Joint Resolution No. 11 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

Y

   

ABERCROMBIE

   

X

PERONE

Y

   

CARNEY

Y

   

POLLETTA

Y

   

ADAMS

   

X

PORTER

Y

   

CARPINO

Y

   

REBIMBAS

Y

   

ALBIS

Y

   

REED

Y

   

CASE

Y

   

RUTIGLIANO

Y

   

ALTOBELLO

Y

   

REYES

Y

   

CHEESEMAN

Y

   

SAMPSON

Y

   

ARCE

Y

   

RILEY

Y

   

CUMMINGS

Y

   

SIEGRIST

Y

   

ARCONTI

Y

   

RITTER

Y

   

D'AMELIO

Y

   

SIMANSKI

Y

   

BAKER

Y

   

ROJAS

Y

   

DAUPHINAIS

Y

   

SKULCZYCK

Y

   

BORER

Y

   

ROSARIO

Y

   

DAVIS

Y

   

SMITH

Y

   

BOYD

Y

   

ROSE

Y

   

DELNICKI

Y

   

SREDZINSKI

Y

   

BUTLER

Y

   

ROVERO

Y

   

DEVLIN

Y

   

SRINIVASAN

Y

   

CONLEY

   

X

SANCHEZ

Y

   

DUBITSKY

Y

   

STANESKI

Y

   

CURREY

Y

   

SANTIAGO, E.

 

N

 

DUFF

Y

   

STOKES

Y

   

D'AGOSTINO

Y

   

SANTIAGO, H.

Y

   

DUNSBY

Y

   

STORMS

Y

   

DE LA CRUZ

Y

   

SCANLON

Y

   

FERGUSON

Y

   

TWEEDIE

Y

   

DEMICCO

Y

   

SERRA

Y

   

FERRARO

 

N

 

VAIL

Y

   

DILLON

Y

   

SIMMONS

Y

   

FISHBEIN

Y

   

WILMS

Y

   

DIMASSA

Y

   

SLAP

Y

   

FLOREN

Y

   

WILSON

Y

   

ELLIOTT

Y

   

SOTO

Y

   

FRANCE

Y

   

WOOD

Y

   

FLEISCHMANN

Y

   

STAFSTROM

Y

   

FREY

Y

   

YACCARINO

Y

   

FOX

Y

   

STALLWORTH

Y

   

FUSCO

Y

   

ZAWISTOWSKI

   

X

GENGA

Y

   

STEINBERG

Y

   

GREEN

Y

   

ZIOBRON

Y

   

GIBSON

Y

   

TERCYAK

Y

   

HALL, C.

Y

   

ZUPKUS

Y

   

GONZALEZ

Y

   

TONG

Y

   

HARDING

     

VACANT

Y

   

GRESKO

Y

   

URBAN

Y

   

KLARIDES

       

Y

   

GUERRERA

Y

   

VARGAS

Y

   

KLARIDES-DITRIA

       

Y

   

HADDAD

Y

   

VERRENGIA

Y

   

KOKORUDA

       

Y

   

HALL, J.

Y

   

WALKER

Y

   

KUPCHICK

Y

   

ARESIMOWICZ

Y

   

HAMPTON

Y

   

WINKLER

   

X

LABRIOLA

       

Y

   

HENNESSY

Y

   

ZIOGAS

Y

   

LAVIELLE

       

Y

   

JOHNSON

       

Y

   

LEGEYT

Y

   

GODFREY

Y

   

JULESON-SCOPINO

           

X

MACLACHLAN

       

Y

   

LEMAR

Y

   

ACKERT

Y

   

MCCARTY, K.

       

Y

   

LESSER

Y

   

BELSITO

Y

   

MCGORTY, B.

Y

   

BERGER

Y

   

LINEHAN

Y

   

BETTS

Y

   

O'DEA

Y

   

CANDELARIA, J.

Y

   

LOPES

Y

   

BOCCHINO

Y

   

O'NEILL

Y

   

COOK

Y

   

MCCARTHY VAHEY

 

N

 

BOLINSKY

Y

   

OHLER

Y

   

GENTILE

Y

   

MCGEE

Y

   

BUCKBEE

Y

   

PAVALOCK-D'AMATO

Y

   

MORIN

Y

   

MILLER, P.B.

Y

   

BYRON

Y

   

PERILLO

Y

   

MORRIS

Y

   

MUSHINSKY

Y

   

CAMILLO

Y

   

PETIT

Y

   

ORANGE

Y

   

PAOLILLO

Y

   

CANDELORA, V.

Y

   

PISCOPO

Y

   

RYAN

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following resolution was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the committee indicated accepted and the resolution adopted.

JUDICIARY. S.J. No. 9 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE THOMAS A. BISHOP OF NORTH STONINGTON TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Representative Albis of the 99th District moved for suspension of the rules for immediate consideration.

On a voice vote the motion carried.

The resolution was explained by Representative Tong of the 147th.

The resolution was discussed by Representatives Rebimbas of the 70th and Urban of the 43rd.

The Speaker ordered the vote be taken by roll call at 1:51 p.m.

The following is the result of the vote:

Total Number Voting 145

Necessary for Adoption 73

Those voting Yea 142

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 5

On a roll call vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 9 was adopted in concurrence with the Senate.

The following is the roll call vote:

Y

   

ABERCROMBIE

   

X

PERONE

Y

   

CARNEY

Y

   

POLLETTA

Y

   

ADAMS

   

X

PORTER

Y

   

CARPINO

Y

   

REBIMBAS

Y

   

ALBIS

Y

   

REED

Y

   

CASE

Y

   

RUTIGLIANO

Y

   

ALTOBELLO

Y

   

REYES

Y

   

CHEESEMAN

Y

   

SAMPSON

Y

   

ARCE

Y

   

RILEY

Y

   

CUMMINGS

Y

   

SIEGRIST

Y

   

ARCONTI

Y

   

RITTER

Y

   

D'AMELIO

Y

   

SIMANSKI

Y

   

BAKER

Y

   

ROJAS

Y

   

DAUPHINAIS

Y

   

SKULCZYCK

Y

   

BORER

Y

   

ROSARIO

Y

   

DAVIS

Y

   

SMITH

Y

   

BOYD

Y

   

ROSE

Y

   

DELNICKI

Y

   

SREDZINSKI

Y

   

BUTLER

Y

   

ROVERO

Y

   

DEVLIN

Y

   

SRINIVASAN

Y

   

CONLEY

   

X

SANCHEZ

Y

   

DUBITSKY

Y

   

STANESKI

Y

   

CURREY

Y

   

SANTIAGO, E.

 

N

 

DUFF

Y

   

STOKES

Y

   

D'AGOSTINO

Y

   

SANTIAGO, H.

Y

   

DUNSBY

Y

   

STORMS

Y

   

DE LA CRUZ

Y

   

SCANLON

Y

   

FERGUSON

Y

   

TWEEDIE

Y

   

DEMICCO

Y

   

SERRA

Y

   

FERRARO

 

N

 

VAIL

Y

   

DILLON

Y

   

SIMMONS

Y

   

FISHBEIN

Y

   

WILMS

Y

   

DIMASSA

Y

   

SLAP

Y

   

FLOREN

Y

   

WILSON

Y

   

ELLIOTT

Y

   

SOTO

Y

   

FRANCE

Y

   

WOOD

Y

   

FLEISCHMANN

Y

   

STAFSTROM

Y

   

FREY

Y

   

YACCARINO

Y

   

FOX

Y

   

STALLWORTH

Y

   

FUSCO

Y

   

ZAWISTOWSKI

   

X

GENGA

Y

   

STEINBERG

Y

   

GREEN

Y

   

ZIOBRON

Y

   

GIBSON

Y

   

TERCYAK

Y

   

HALL, C.

Y

   

ZUPKUS

Y

   

GONZALEZ

Y

   

TONG

Y

   

HARDING

     

VACANT

Y

   

GRESKO

Y

   

URBAN

Y

   

KLARIDES

       

Y

   

GUERRERA

Y

   

VARGAS

Y

   

KLARIDES-DITRIA

       

Y

   

HADDAD

Y

   

VERRENGIA

Y

   

KOKORUDA

       

Y

   

HALL, J.

Y

   

WALKER

Y

   

KUPCHICK

Y

   

ARESIMOWICZ

Y

   

HAMPTON

Y

   

WINKLER

   

X

LABRIOLA

       

Y

   

HENNESSY

Y

   

ZIOGAS

Y

   

LAVIELLE

       

Y

   

JOHNSON

       

Y

   

LEGEYT

Y

   

GODFREY

Y

   

JULESON-SCOPINO

       

Y

   

MACLACHLAN

       

Y

   

LEMAR

Y

   

ACKERT

Y

   

MCCARTY, K.

       

Y

   

LESSER

Y

   

BELSITO

Y

   

MCGORTY, B.

Y

   

BERGER

Y

   

LINEHAN

Y

   

BETTS

Y

   

O'DEA

Y

   

CANDELARIA, J.

Y

   

LOPES

Y

   

BOCCHINO

Y

   

O'NEILL

Y

   

COOK

Y

   

MCCARTHY VAHEY

 

N

 

BOLINSKY

Y

   

OHLER

Y

   

GENTILE

Y

   

MCGEE

Y

   

BUCKBEE

Y

   

PAVALOCK-D'AMATO

Y

   

MORIN

Y

   

MILLER, P.B.

Y

   

BYRON

Y

   

PERILLO

Y

   

MORRIS

Y

   

MUSHINSKY

Y

   

CAMILLO

Y

   

PETIT

Y

   

ORANGE

Y

   

PAOLILLO

Y

   

CANDELORA, V.

Y

   

PISCOPO

Y

   

RYAN

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

The following resolutions were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the committees indicated accepted and the resolutions adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 1 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSAN PROSI-JOHNSON OF STRATFORD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

The resolution was explained by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

The resolution was discussed by Representatives Wood of the 141st and Gresko of the 121st.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 1 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 2 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOHN S. JOHNSON OF NEW LONDON TO BE REAPPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY.

The resolution was explained by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Wood of the 141st.

On a voice vote House Joint Resolution No. 2 was adopted.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

The following resolutions were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the committees indicated accepted and the resolutions adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.R. No. 3 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARILDA GANDARA OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

The resolution was explained by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Wood of the 141st.

On a voice vote House Resolution No. 3 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.R. No. 4 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF HASSAN M. MINHAS OF STAMFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD.

The resolution was explained by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Wood of the 141st.

On a voice vote House Resolution No. 4 was adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.R. No. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PHILIP ELLIOT RUBIN OF FAIRFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

The resolution was explained by Representative Vargas of the 6th.

The resolution was discussed by Representative Wood of the 141st.

On a voice vote House Resolution No. 5 was adopted.

REPRESENTATIVES ABSENT

The following Representatives were absent today or may have missed some votes due to the following:

Representative Genga of the 10th District - illness

Representative Labriola of the 131st District - business

Representative Perone of the 137th District - illness

Representative Porter of the 94th District - family business

Representative Sanchez of the 25th District - family business

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Albis of the 99th District, the House adjourned at 2:02 o'clock p.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

COMMUNICATION RECEIVED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

The following communication was received from the Attorney General and filed in the Clerk's office on the date indicated:

February 20, 2018

James Horan, Executor for the Estates of Joseph J. Stavola and Jeanne C. Serocke, and John Stavola, Guardian of James and William Stavola v. State of Connecticut, Judicial District of Hartford, Docket No. HHD-CV-14-6049960-S (Pursuant to Section 3-125a of the Connecticut General Statutes and Rule 32(1) of the Joint Rules of the Connecticut General Assembly.)