JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 20 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, Alice Ann Joseph of West Simsbury, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Our Father, we pray that we may have the patience to live through the difficulties of life. May we correct our faults, that they may not destroy our peace and take from our strength, help us to center our lives in brightness and hope. 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 25, 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.

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

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

NO NEW FILE

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 158 (COMM) (File No. 104) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 459 (COMM) (File No. 412) AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL CONTROL OVER COASTAL AREAS.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 25 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF 04/24/2013

AT 5: 00 P. M.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING COMMITTEE

S. B. No. 838 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FUND FOR BIOSCIENCE INNOVATION.

S. B. No. 840 AN ACT CONCERNING NEXT GENERATION CONNECTICUT.

S. B. No. 842 AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.

S. B. No. 843 AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET.

Substitute for S. B. No. 965 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO MUNICIPAL REVENUE COLLECTION STATUTES.

S. B. No. 1052 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED TAX COLLECTION.

Substitute for S. B. No. 1079 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT.

S. B. No. 1110 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION AND REMITTAL OF SALES AND USE TAXES.

S. B. No. 1115 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A MUNICIPAL OPTION OF A PROPERTY TAX FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES BASED ON BUSINESS PROFITS.

S. B. No. 1116 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CERTAIN REVENUES TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE BUDGET RESERVE FUND.

Substitute for S. B. No. 1131 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE CONNECTICUT HISTORIC HOME TAX CREDIT.

Substitute for H. B. No. 6359 AN ACT CONCERNING AN EARLY CHILDHOOD SYSTEM.

H. B. No. 6565 (RAISED) (File No. 632) AN ACT ELIMINATING A TOWN'S ABILITY TO PHASE IN A REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT DECREASE.

H. B. No. 6566 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPARENCY IN ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.