CONNECTICUT GENERAL ASSEMBLY

SENATE

Friday, February 16, 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, Kevin Ricciardi of Branford, Connecticut.

ACTING CHAPLAIN KEVIN RICCIARDI:

We expect to pass through this life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness we can show, or any good thing that we can do to any fellow being, let us do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as we shall not pass this way again.

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 16, 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.

SENATE RESOLUTIONS FAVORABLY REPORTED – to be tabled for the calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SR NO. 4 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THOMAS E. KRUGER OF COS COB TO BE REAPPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SR NO. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF VICTORIA L. VELTRI OF COLCHESTER TO BE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF HEALTH STRATEGY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 4 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DONALD DEFRONZO OF NEW BRITAIN TO BE A MEMBER AND CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT LOTTERY CORPORATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PAMELA K. ELKOW OF REDDING TO BE REAPPOINTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF FELICE GRAY-KEMP OF HAMDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 7 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SAOMAI NGUYEN OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE APPOINTED A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE

SJ NO. 8 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAWERIA SHAH OF HAMDEN TO BE APPOINTED A NONVOTING STUDENT MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

REPORT(S) RECEIVED – to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

Report – Office of the Attorney General – Claims Filed Against the State of Connecticut for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 4-160k of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 15, 2018

Referred to Committees on Appropriations and Judiciary

Report – Auditors of Public Accounts – Connecticut Green Bank (formerly Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority) for Fiscal Years ended June 30, 2014 and 2015. (Pursuant to Section 2-92 of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: February 15, 2018

Referred to Committees on Energy and Technology, Environment and Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Report – Office of the Claims Commissioner – Annual Report for Calendar Year ended December 31, 2017. (Pursuant to Section 4-159 and 4-159(a) of the Connecticut General Assembly) Date received: February 15, 2018

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

INTRODUCTION OF SENATE AND HOUSE LIST OF BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS (LIST NO. 7) – to be waived and bills and resolutions to be referred to committee(s) indicated.

The Senate at 10: 50 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

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