THE CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Friday, February 9, 2018

(The House of Representatives was called to order at 11: 47 o'clock a. m. , Representative Reyes of the 75th District in the Chair. )

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

(Gavel) The House of Representatives is now in session. We will -– will all members and guests please rise and direct your attention to our guest Chaplin, Emily Luna of Manchester.

GUEST CHAPLAIN EMILY LUNA:

Let us pray.

Lord bless us to do Your will for the good of the people of our State. Be with us in our deliberations so that we may come to consensus to meet the needs of our constituents. Amen.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

Thank you. Is there -– Ms. Emily Luna of Manchester will lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance.

GUEST CHAPLAIN EMILY LUNA:

(All) I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

Thank you. Is there any business on the Clerk's desk?

CLERK:

Yes, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has communications from his Excellency, the Governor. These are Executive and Legislative nominations, they're corrected letters, Mr. Speaker. Each of them nominates a Donald Defronzo from New Britain to be a member of the -– and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation and Felice Gray-Kemp from Hamden to be a member of the Board of Regents for Higher Education.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

Refer to the Committee on Executive and Legislation nomination.

CLERK:

Also, Mr. Speaker, the Clerk has list of Bills number three dated February 9th, 2018.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121ST. Sir.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

Thank you. Mr. Speaker, I move that we waive the reading of the list of Bills and the Bills be referred to the Committees indicated.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

Is there any objections? Hearing no objections, it is so ordered.

CLERK:

Mr. Speaker, there is no further business on the Clerk's desk.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

The Chair recognizes Representative Gresko of the 121st.

REP. GRESKO (121ST):

Mr. Speaker, there being no further business on the Clerk's desk, I move that we adjourn subject to the call of the Chair.

SPEAKER REYES (75TH):

Is there objections? Hearing no objections, the House stands adjourned subject to all -– to the Call of the Chair. (Gavel)

(On motion of Representative Gresko of the 121st District, the House adjourned at 11: 49 o'clock a. m. , to meet again at the Call of the Chair).

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I further certify that the digital sound recording was transcribed by the word processing department employees of Alphatranscription, under my direction.

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