JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Friday, March 23, 2018

The House of Representatives was called to order at 11:14 o'clock a.m., Representative Morris of the 140th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Emily Luna of Manchester, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Lord, as we join together today, we ask for Your divine guidance in handling the matters placed before us. May the decisions we reach benefit the common good of all our citizens. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Emily Luna of Manchester, Connecticut.

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 Executive and Legislative Nominations.

March 22, 2018

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 2-44 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I hereby withdraw the nomination of THOMAS ANTHONY SHERIDAN from Waterford, to be a member of the Connecticut Airport Authority. I intend to resubmit Mr. Sheridan's nomination during this legislative session.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

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 Executive and Legislative Nominations.

March 22, 2018

Corrected Letter

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 46a-52 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint JOSEPH M. SUGGS, JR., from Bloomfield, to be a member of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities to serve a term ending July 14, 2023, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

Date Received: March 23, 2018

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILL

The following favorable report on the Senate Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the committee indicated, the bill read, the report of the committee accepted and the bill referred as recommended in concurrence:

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S.B. No. 434 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SPORT HELMET SAFETY INFORMATION.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Education.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Rovero of the 51st District, the House adjourned at 11:16 o'clock a.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 22, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

BANKING

Substitute for H.B. No. 5340 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.

H.B. No. 5396 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING VICTIMS OF FRAUD BY CERTAIN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

H.B. No. 5397 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

H.B. No. 5398 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES FROM PROVIDING CERTAIN PROPERTY TO A FEDERAL AGENCY FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH PROPERTY'S FORFEITURE.

H.B. No. 5399 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSIGNMENT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX, WATER AND SEWER LIENS.

H.B. No. 5402 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMER'S NONPAYMENT FOR CERTAIN UTILITY AND TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES.

H.B. No. 5403 (RAISED) AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY LEAD ABATEMENT.

H.B. No. 5405 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT CREDIT UNIONS.

H.B. No. 5406 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CASH REFUNDS FOR THE BALANCE OF A GIFT CARD.

H.B. No. 5490 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER CREDIT LICENSES.

H.B. No. 5491 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AMOUNT OF MONEY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS MUST LEAVE IN A JUDGMENT DEBTOR'S ACCOUNT DURING A BANK ACCOUNT EXECUTION.

H.B. No. 5494 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE TREASURER TO REPORT ON THE EFFECT OF FEDERAL TAX REFORM ON THE CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION TRUST.

H.B. No. 5495 (RAISED) AN ACT REMOVING THE SUNSET DATE FOR THE FORECLOSURE MEDIATION PROGRAM.

H.B. No. 5497 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN EMPLOYERS IN THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY FROM REQUIRING EMPLOYEES TO ENTER INTO NONCOMPETE AGREEMENTS.

H.B. No. 5498 (RAISED) AN ACT MAKING CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS INELIGIBLE FOR PUBLIC FUNDS AND LICENSURE OR ACCREDITATION.

H.B. No. 5500 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CONNECTICUT INFRASTRUCTURE BANK.

H.B. No. 5501 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SECURED AND UNSECURED LENDING.

S.B. No. 390 (RAISED) AN ACT PRESERVING THE INTERESTS OF PRIOR TITLE HOLDERS.

S.B. No. 391 (RAISED) AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A MORTGAGOR REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL ATTEND THE FIRST FORECLOSURE MEDIATION SESSION IN PERSON.

S.B. No. 392 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT BANKS.

S.B. No. 395 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS APPLYING FOR REVERSE MORTGAGES.

S.B. No. 472 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FEES FOR SECURITY FREEZES ON CREDIT REPORTS, NOTIFICATION OF A CONSUMER'S DECISION TO PLACE OR REMOVE A SECURITY FREEZE ON A CREDIT REPORT AND THE DURATION OF CERTAIN IDENTITY THEFT PREVENTION SERVICES REQUIRED AFTER A DATA BREACH.

S.B. No. 473 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF BANKING.

S.B. No. 474 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING ELDERLY ADULTS FROM FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION.

S.B. No. 475 (RAISED) AN ACT STUDYING THE EFFECT OF FEDERAL TAX REFORM ON HEDGE FUNDS AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FIRMS IN THIS STATE.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 22, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

H.B. No. 5039 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING HEALTH CARE FAIRNESS AND AFFORDABILITY.

H.B. No. 5203 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC PROOF OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.

H.B. No. 5204 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LAW AND ORDINANCE COVERAGE.

H.B. No. 5205 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION.

H.B. No. 5206 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE ISSUES.

H.B. No. 5208 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MAMMOGRAMS, BREAST ULTRASOUNDS AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF BREASTS.

H.B. No. 5209 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE INCREASES.

H.B. No. 5210 (RAISED) AN ACT MANDATING INSURANCE COVERAGE OF ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS AND EXPANDING MANDATED HEALTH BENEFITS FOR WOMEN, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS.

H.B. No. 5383 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING DISPUTES BETWEEN HEALTH CARRIERS AND PARTICIPATING PROVIDERS THAT ARE HOSPITALS.

H.B. No. 5384 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS.

H.B. No. 5385 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE INCREASES AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO MITIGATE SUCH INCREASES.

S.B. No. 198 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF DEVELOPING, EXPANDING AND IMPROVING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE.

S.B. No. 203 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS.

S.B. No. 204 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS.

S.B. No. 205 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RESCISSION, CANCELLATION AND LIMITATION OF HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE.

S.B. No. 206 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING PREGNANCY AS A QUALIFYING EVENT FOR SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIODS FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS.

S.B. No. 207 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT OF DENTISTS THROUGH ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER OR VIRTUAL CREDIT CARD.

S.B. No. 208 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF ORALLY AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED MEDICATIONS.

S.B. No. 209 (RAISED) AN ACT REDUCING THE TIME FRAME FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS.

S.B. No. 210 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS FOR LABORATORY SERVICES.

S.B. No. 371 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE AND CLINICAL SERVICES PROVIDED AT STATE EXPENSE.

S.B. No. 373 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE, LOW OPTION BENEFIT DESIGN AND SHORT-TERM CARE POLICIES.

S.B. No. 375 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE STATUTES.

S.B. No. 376 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PROSTHETIC DEVICES.

S.B. No. 377 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING AGENCY CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.

S.B. No. 380 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF A PRESCRIBED DRUG DURING ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEWS AND EXTERNAL REVIEW PROCESSES.

S.B. No. 382 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION INTERNET WEB SITE.

S.B. No. 384 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH PARITY, DATA REPORTED BY MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND THE ALL-PAYER CLAIMS DATABASE.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 22, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 5043 (RAISED) AN ACT PROMOTING A FAIR, CIVIL AND HARASSMENT-FREE WORKPLACE.

H.B. No. 5044 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR TREATMENT OF SICK WORKERS.

H.B. No. 5386 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS PAY EQUITY AND FAIRNESS MATTERS.

H.B. No. 5387 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PAID FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE.

H.B. No. 5388 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A FAIR MINIMUM WAGE.

H.B. No. 5478 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND MINOR CHANGES TO THE LABOR DEPARTMENT STATUTES.

H.B. No. 5480 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS.

H.B. No. 5481 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE STATE PERSONNEL ACT.

S.B. No. 1 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.

S.B. No. 15 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR AND EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK.