JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 13 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(b), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Carmela Balducci of Deep River, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Lord we thank-you for everything you've done, everything you're doing and everything you're going to do. In your name we pray with much love and thanksgiving. Amen

Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(b) 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 Minority Leader.

It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated April 17, 2013, 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.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

EDUCATION. S. B. No. 386 (COMM) (File No. 534) AN ACT CONCERNING HONORARY DIPLOMAS FOR VIETNAM VETERANS.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 1096 (RAISED) (File No. 543) AN ACT CONCERNING GOVERNANCE OF THE STATE EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 1097 (RAISED) (File No. 544) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION REFORM ACT OF 2012.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 27 (COMM) (File No. 532) AN ACT PROMOTING THE PURSUIT OF EDUCATION BY RECIPIENTS OF ASSISTANCE.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1048 (RAISED) (File No. 540) AN ACT AUTHORIZING REGIONAL COUNCILS OF GOVERNMENTS TO ESTABLISH REGIONAL ETHICS COMMISSIONS OR BOARDS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 366 (COMM) (File No. 533) AN ACT REQUIRING LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS, COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS TO COMPLETE CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE WORK IN CULTURAL COMPETENCY.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 872 (RAISED) (File No. 535) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF INDOOR TANNING DEVICES BY PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 966 (RAISED) (File No. 536) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO STUDY INJURY RATES IN SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAMS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 967 (RAISED) (File No. 537) AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENSES RELATING TO THE SALE OF NONPROFIT HOSPITALS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 991 (RAISED) (File No. 538) AN ACT CONCERNING AN ADVISORY COUNCIL ON PALLIATIVE CARE.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 992 (RAISED) (File No. 539) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ACCESS STATUTES.

PUBLIC HEALTH. S. B. No. 1065 (RAISED) (File No. 541) AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 1069 (RAISED) (File No. 542) AN ACT CONCERNING THE JOINT PRACTICE OF PHYSICIANS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 1137 (RAISED) (File No. 545) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTER.

MATTER RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

The following favorable report was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the bill was read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

NO NEW FILE

HUMAN SERVICES. S. B. No. 822 (RAISED) (File No. 48) AN ACT CONCERNING INTERVIEWS OF CHILDREN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES DURING INVESTIGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 832 (RAISED) (File No. 50) AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILY ASSESSMENT CASES.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 833 (RAISED) (File No. 54) AN ACT ADDRESSING THE MEDICAL NEEDS OF CHILDREN.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 887 (RAISED) (File No. 56) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM.

HUMAN SERVICES. S. B. No. 898 (RAISED) (File No. 74) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO CERTAIN STATUTES AFFECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION.

HUMAN SERVICES. S. B. No. 314 (COMM) (File No. 180) AN ACT CONCERNING SECOND PARENT ADOPTION.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 972 (RAISED) (File No. 195) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OF YOUTHS.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 995 (RAISED) (File No. 268) AN ACT CONCERNING THE COURT SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION OF THE JUDICIAL BRANCH.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 17 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.