JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Monday, April 2, 2018

The House of Representatives was called to order at 12:05 o'clock p.m., Representative Morin of the 28th District in the Chair.

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

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Dear Lord, inspire us as we search for solutions to the pressing needs of Your people. Be with us as we serve the common good of all the citizens of this State. Amen.

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

REPORTS

The following reports were received on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committees indicated:

Report - Public-Private Marketing Working Group - Report to the Legislature: Executive Summary and Recommendations. (Pursuant to Special Act 17-18). Date Received: March 19, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Report - Department of Economic and Community Development - Office of Tourism - 2018-2019 Strategic Marketing Plan. (Pursuant to Section 10-392(b)(8) of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 26, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Report - Office of the Probate Court Administrator - Connecticut Probate Courts 2016-2017 Biennial Report. (Pursuant to Section 45a-76 of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: March 27, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

Report - Connecticut Sentencing Commission - 2017 Annual Report. (Pursuant to Sections 11-4a and 54-300(p) of the Connecticut General Statutes.) Date Received: March 27, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

The following House Joint Resolutions were received from the committees indicated, the resolutions read the second time and tabled for the Calendar:

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 144 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ANDREW CASCUDO OF HARTFORD TO BE APPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 145 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROSS HOLLANDER OF BLOOMFIELD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 146 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CHERRON PAYNE OF FARMINGTON TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 147 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOANN M. RYAN OF TORRINGTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H.J. No. 148 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOSEPH M. SUGGS, JR. OF BLOOMFIELD TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

On motion of Representative Gresko of the 121st District, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Planning and Development in accordance with House Rule (20)(e)(ii).

CHILDREN. H.B. No. 5188 (RAISED) (File No. 10) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MORATORIUM ON THE USE OF RECYCLED TIRE RUBBER AT MUNICIPAL AND PUBLIC SCHOOL PLAYGROUNDS.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Gresko of the 121st District, the House adjourned at 12:07 o'clock p.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 29, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

H.B. No. 5343 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FINES ORDERED BY THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY, CIVIL PENALTIES FOR FAILURES TO COMPLY RELATED TO EXCAVATION, DEMOLITION OR DISCHARGE OF EXPLOSIVES AND CERTAIN TIMEFRAMES FOR CALCULATING LOST AND UNACCOUNTED FOR GAS.

H.B. No. 5345 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING LEAD SERVICE LINE REPLACEMENT.

H.B. No. 5346 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY AND WASTEWATER UTILITY ASSETS.

H.B. No. 5348 (RAISED) AN ACT MAKING USEFUL THERMAL ENERGY GENERATED FROM BIODIESEL A CLASS I RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE AND CREATING A HOMEOWNER-GENERATED USEFUL THERMAL ENERGY PROGRAM.

H.B. No. 5352 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THE STUDY OF THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE STATE.

S.B. No. 9 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S ENERGY FUTURE.

S.B. No. 330 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF VOICE SERVICE PROVIDERS.

S.B. No. 331 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RENEWABLE ENERGY CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES.

S.B. No. 333 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND RATE DESIGN STUDIES.

S.B. No. 334 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL AND STATE COMPETITIVE PROCUREMENT OF ELECTRICITY, NATURAL GAS, RENEWABLE ENERGY, TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE AND OTHER ENERGY-RELATED PRODUCTS BY NONPROFIT ENERGY BUYING CONSORTIA.

S.B. No. 336 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY SHARED SOLAR.

S.B. No. 337 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD, A PROCUREMENT PROCESS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A QUALITY STANDARD FOR RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS AND THE PROCUREMENT OF ELECTRICITY GENERATED FROM A BIOMASS FACILITY.