JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, May 20, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 37 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, Laura Bartok of Bristol, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

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

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 May 20, 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.

REPORT

The following report was received, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee indicated:

State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles. Report on the Connecticut Emission Program Statistics for the period of April 1, 2013 through April 30, 2013 as required by section 14-164h of the Connecticut General Statutes. Report received May 17, 2013.

The report was referred to the committees on Environment and Transportation.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

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

APPROPRIATIONS. H. B. No. 6365 (RAISED) (File No. 769) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF INITIAL TEACHER CERTIFICATES TO GRADUATES OF THE CONNECTICUT ALTERNATE ROUTE TO CERTIFICATION PROGRAM.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6473 (RAISED) (File Nos. 406 and 833) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY, WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION, THE PURCHASED GAS ADJUSTMENT CLAUSE, ELECTRIC SUPPLIER DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS, AND MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE UTILITY STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6662 (RAISED) (File Nos. 728 and 835) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOUPMENT OF MONEYS OWED TO A UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATION DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF ASSESSMENTS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 6693 (RAISED) (File Nos. 739 and 836) AN ACT CONCERNING COSTS INCURRED BY STATE RESIDENTS WHEN RESPONDING TO OUT-OF-STATE DISCOVERY REQUESTS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for H. B. No. 6451 (RAISED) (File Nos. 133 and 832) AN ACT IMPROVING THE TIMELINESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TAX OPERATIONS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 6624 (RAISED) (File Nos. 554 and 834) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "B").

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 6151 (COMM) (File No. 327) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN OPERATORS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

HOUSE RESOLUTION

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

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. J. No. 45 (COMM) (File No. 746) RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE CLAIMS COMMISSIONER TO DENY OR DISMISS CERTAIN CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 46 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS SIGNED BY HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following bills were signed by His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated:

May 20, 2013

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6481 (RAISED) (File No. 220) AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT PROTECTION FOR NONCONFORMING STRUCTURES.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for H. B. No. 6405 (RAISED) (File No. 131) AN ACT CONCERNING BARROOM PARTITIONS.