CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Senate was called to order at 10: 45 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, Noele R. Kidney of Ellington, Connecticut.

ACTING CHAPLAIN NOELE R. KIDNEY:

For as long as space endures, and living beings remain; until then may I too abide to dispel the misery of the world.

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 February 13, 2018, 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.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE GOVERNOR:

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY: to be referred to Joint Committee(s).

CORRECTED

February 12, 2018

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Article Twenty-Fifth of the Amendments to the Constitution of the State and

Sections 51-44a(h) and 51-165 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to

nominate, for reappointment by you, the Honorable Jack W. Fischer of Waterford to be

a Judge of the Superior Court, to serve for a term of eight years from May 8, 2018.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS – to be

referred to Joint Committee(s)

CORRECTED

February 9, 2018

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1a and 12-802 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Donald DeFronzo, from New Britain, to be a member and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation, to serve a term coterminous with my own, and until a successor is appointed and confirmed.

CORRECTED

February 9, 2018

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 10a-1a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint FELICE GRAY-KEMP from Hamden, to be a member of the Board of Regents for Higher Education to serve a term ending June 30, 2023 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER:

The following communications were received from the House Majority Leader, read and

referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

WITHDRAWAL

February 9, 2018

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to 4-1a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I hereby withdraw the nomination

JOSEPH RICCIO of Stratford, Connecticut to be a member of the Connecticut Port

Authority Board of Directors.

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 4) – TO BE WAIVED AND BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS TO BE REFERRED TO COMMITTEE(S) INDICATED.

The Senate at 10: 45 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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