JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 2: 07 p. m. , President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplin Mary Lou Sanders of New Britain, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Lord, when we learn that someone is hurting, help us to know what to do and say;

give us compassion today for those hurting from the terrible tragedies in Boston and Texas. As compassion is love in action. Amen

PLEDGE

Senator Bartolomeo of the 13th, led the Senate in the pledge of Allegiance.

COMMUNICATION FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

The following communication was received from His Excellency, the Governor, read by the Clerk and referred to the Senate Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations:

Corrected Letter

April 18, 2013

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 51-51k of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint RUSSELL L. LONDON, ESQUIRE from Wethersfield, to be a member of the Judicial Review Council, as an alternate attorney, to serve a term ending November 30, 2015 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer, in succession to Robert R. Moran Jr.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

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.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 1086 (RAISED) (File No. 565) AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY LONG-TERM CARE.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 368 (COMM) (File No. 556) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ADVISORY COUNCIL ON LYME DISEASE AND OTHER TICK-BORNE DISEASES.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 848 (File No. 561) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 1129 (RAISED) (File No. 567) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH PLAN DATA.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 383 (COMM) (File No. 557) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL OPTION TO PROVIDE AN ADDITIONAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR ONE HUNDRED PER CENT DISABLED VETERANS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 461 (COMM) (File No. 558) AN ACT CONFERRING CORPORATE POWERS ON CERTAIN MUNICIPAL STORMWATER AUTHORITIES.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 620 (COMM) (File No. 559) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO AUDIT CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES AND REQUIRING A UNIFORM SYSTEM OF ACCOUNTING FOR MUNICIPAL REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 847 (File No. 560) AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION FOR TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 960 (RAISED) (File No. 562) AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO PROTECT HISTORIC PROPERTIES AND DISTRICTS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 962 (RAISED) (File No. 563) AN ACT CONCERNING GROWTH-RELATED PROJECTS.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1049 (RAISED) (File No. 564) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY REVITALIZATION COMMISSION.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1111 (RAISED) (File No. 566) AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES TO OPERATE PURSUANT TO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT AND CONCERNING THE LIABILITY OF WATER COMPANIES FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY A LEAK OR BREAK IN A WATER MAIN.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

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

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 53 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF STEVEN R. ROLNICK, ESQUIRE, OF HAMDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 54 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CARL M. PORTO, ESQUIRE, OF HAMDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

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

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 519 (RAISED) (File No. 18) AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING NURSING HOME STAFF ABOUT RESIDENTS' FEAR OF RETALIATION.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 937 (RAISED) (File No. 69) AN ACT CONCERNING CARE FOR ELDERLY PERSONS IN A HOME SETTING RATHER THAN A NURSING HOME FACILITY.

PUBLIC HEALTH. S. B. No. 918 (RAISED) (File No. 66) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF VETERINARIANS WHEN PRESCRIBING PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 952 (RAISED) (File No. 264) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS REGARDING BED BUG INFESTATION.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 431 (RAISED) (File No. 58) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE, PROCLAMATIONS OF A CIVIL PREPAREDNESS EMERGENCY AND NOTICE OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 886 (RAISED) (File No. 111) AN ACT CONCERNING AGING IN PLACE.

BANKS. S. B. No. 906 (RAISED) (File No. 65) AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT DEPOSIT OF WAGES.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S. B. No. 955 (RAISED) (File No. 115) AN ACT CONCERNING PHARMACY AUDITS.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 760 (COMM) (File No. 183) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PHYSICAL RESTRAINT OF STUDENTS BY SCHOOL EMPLOYEES.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 815 (RAISED) (File No. 109) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSOLIDATION OF NONEDUCATIONAL SERVICES.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 917 (RAISED) (File No. 47) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE USE OF CERTAIN MICROBIAL AND BIOCHEMICAL PESTICIDES AND GRUB CONTROL PRODUCTS ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

COMMERCE. S. B. No. 951 (RAISED) (File No. 192) AN ACT CONCERNING CONGREGATE HOUSING.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 236 (RAISED) (File No. 244) AN ACT CONCERNING UNINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE FOR BODILY INJURY TO A NAMED INSURED OR RELATIVE DURING THE THEFT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.

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.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5718 (COMM) (File No. 426) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE TAX ABATEMENTS TO ENCOURAGE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for H. B. No. 5907 (COMM) (File No. 168) AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF DIESEL FUEL CETANE NUMBERS ON FUEL PUMPS.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for H. B. No. 6404 (RAISED) (File No. 130) AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTERED INTERIOR DESIGNERS.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for H. B. No. 6212 (COMM) (File Nos. 172 and 582) "AN ACT CONCERNING WINE TASTING AT PACKAGE STORES. " (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

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

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. H. J. No. 36 (File No. 44) RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO GRANT INCREASED AUTHORITY TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 89 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JOHN J. NAZZARO OF PAWCATUCK TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 90 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DANIEL E. KRAUSE OF NORTH HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 91 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROCCO CALO OF NEWTOWN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 92 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DAVID A. ROCHE OF BRISTOL TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 93 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DALE C. ROBERSON, ESQUIRE, OF ELLINGTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 94 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ERVIN GERVENI OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following resolutions which were starred for action were placed on the Consent Calendar in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 19 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JASON E. BOWSZA OF BROAD BROOK TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY FLOOD CONTROL COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 20 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF KATHRYN EMMETT OF STAMFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 21 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ERIC J. HODGSON, M. D. OF NORTHFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL EXAMINING BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 22 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ANDY F. BESSETTE OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 23 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SHARI G. CANTOR OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following resolutions which were starred for action were placed on the Consent Calendar in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 46 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF VICTOR M. MUSCHELL, ESQUIRE, OF TORRINGTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 47 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JOHN M. ROMANOW, ESQUIRE, OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 48 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JANE K. GROSSMAN OF HAMDEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL AS AN ALTERNATE FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATE.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 49 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CLIFFORD B. SILVERS OF MILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 50 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JEFFREY ROSENBERG, ESQUIRE, OF MADISON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 51 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BRIAN CLEMOW, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 52 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES C. FERGUSON OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 72 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF GLENN POWELL OF COLLINSVILLE TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 73 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF EMANUEL N. PSARAKIS, ESQUIRE OF SIMSBURY TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 74 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ALLAN B. TAYLOR OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 75 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ANDREA COMER OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 76 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THEODORE J. DUARTE OF WALLINGFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 77 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE FREDERIC GILMAN OF EAST HAMPTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL AS AN ALTERNATE FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATE. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 78 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF PATRICIA LEBEL-LASSE OF MILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 79 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE NORMA I. SANCHEZ-FIGUEROA OF SOUTH WINDSOR TO BE A MEMBER OF THE JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNCIL AS AN ALTERNATE FAMILY SUPPORT MAGISTRATE. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 80 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF BRIAN A. DOYLE OF WINDSOR TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 81 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROSS HOLLANDER OF BLOOMFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE ADVISORY BOARD OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 82 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF CESAR A. NOBLE OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 83 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF J. LARRY FOY, ESQUIRE, OF ASHFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 84 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MARTIN A. GOULD, ESQUIRE, OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 85 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SUSAN E. HALPERIN, ESQUIRE, OF HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 86 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ERIC W. CHESTER OF NORTH HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 87 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM R. CONNON OF CANTON TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. H. J. No. 88 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF FLOYD J. DUGAS, ESQUIRE, OF MILFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD. In Concurrence with the House.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

ORDER OF THE DAY

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

The following favorable report was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Senate Committee accepted and the resolution adopted.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 24 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF EDITH PRAGUE OF COLUMBIA, TO BE COMMISSIONER ON AGING.

Senator Looney of the 11th, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 5: 33 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 33

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Resolution No. 24 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

   

N

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

   

N

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILL PASSED

The following favorable reports were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bill passed.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6648 (RAISED) (File No. 237) AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION.

Senator Bye of the 5th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Boucher of the 26th and Welch of the 31st.

Senator McKinney of the 28th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5832) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Bye of the 5th, Meyer of the 12th and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5832) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

In line 11, after "serve" insert "for a term of four years"

Remarking were Senators McKinney of the 28th and Bye of the 5th.

Senator Fasano of the 34th, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 5824) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Bye of the 5th, Boucher of the 26th and Cassano of the 4th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 5824) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (Effective from passage) (a) There is established a task force to develop a performance funding formula pursuant to which not less than seven per cent of all state funding for public higher education is set aside to reward constituent units that achieve or make progress on certain performance criteria. The task force shall consider the following performance enhancement criteria: A demonstrated improvement in (1) total degree attainment, (2) time spent in degree attainment, (3) minority and low income student degree attainment, (4) student retention rates, (5) progression from developmental to college level courses, (6) degrees in STEM and other high priority fields, and (7) administrative efficiency.

(b) The task force shall consist of the following members:

(1) Two appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives;

(2) Two appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate;

(3) One appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives;

(4) One appointed by the majority leader of the Senate;

(5) One appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives;

(6) One appointed by the minority leader of the Senate;

(7) The president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education, or the president's designee;

(8) The executive director of the Office of Higher Education, or the executive director's designee; and

(9) The chairperson of the Board of Trustees for The University of Connecticut, or the chairperson's designee.

(c) Any member of the task force appointed under subdivision (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) or (6) of subsection (b) of this section may be a member of the General Assembly.

(d) All appointments to the task force shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.

(e) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force from among the members of the task force. Such chairpersons shall schedule the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.

(f) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to higher education shall serve as administrative staff of the task force.

(g) Not later than January 1, 2014, the task force shall submit a report on its performance funding formula to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to higher education and appropriations, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes. The task force shall terminate on the date that it submits such report or January 1, 2014, whichever is later. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage

New section

Remarking were Senators Bye of the 5th and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote House Bill No. 6648 was Passed. In Concurrence with the House.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE GOVERNOR

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the rules were suspended for immediate transmittal to the Governor House Bill 6648.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PASSED

The following favorable report was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill passed.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 858 (RAISED) (File No. 32) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TELEMEDICINE SERVICES.

Senator Crisco of the 17th, explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Kelly of the 21st, Welch of the 31st and Witkos of the 8th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 858 was Passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

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

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 816 (RAISED) (File No. 184) AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY REGIONAL COMPOSTING FACILITY SITING AND THE INDIVIDUAL COMPOSTING PERMITTING PROCESS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 888 (RAISED) (File No. 64) AN ACT CONCERNING WIRELESS BROADBAND.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILLS PASSED

The following favorable reports were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bills passed.

CHILDREN. S. B. No. 273 (COMM) (File No. 45) AN ACT CONCERNING FOSTER CHILDREN AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.

Senator Bartolomeo of the 13th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Looney of the 11th, Linares of the 33rd, McKinney of the 28th, Boucher of the 26th and Kane of the 32nd.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 273 was Passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 521 (RAISED) (File No. 46) AN ACT CONCERNING A REPORT ON THE SURVEY OF ACCESSIBILITY IN AND TO STATE BUILDINGS.

Senator Ayala of the 23rd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Welch of the 31st, Fasano of the 34th, Bye of the 5th, Boucher of the 26th and McKinney of the 28th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 521 was Passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILLS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bills were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bills placed on the Consent Calendar.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 825 (RAISED) (File No. 57) AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL BONDSMEN, SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS AND BAIL ENFORCEMENT AGENTS.

Senator Hartley of the 15th explained the bill and on her motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 927 (RAISED) (File No. 68) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF NEW EMPLOYEE IN THE UNEMPLOYED ARMED FORCES MEMBER SUBSIDIZED TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM.

Senator Osten of the 19th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5880) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

Change the effective date of section 1 to "Effective from passage"

On motion of Senator Osten of the 19th, the bill as amended was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE AMENDMENT ADOPTED

BILL AS AMENDED REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

EDUCATION

The following bill taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill as amended was referred to the Education Committee.

CHILDREN. Substitute for S. B. No. 158 (COMM) (File No. 104) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON THE PREVENTION OF SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN.

Senator Bartolomeo of the 13th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5894) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

In line 8, after "shall" insert "include recommendations for policies to"

In line 8, strike "Adopt and implement policies addressing" and insert in lieu thereof "Address"

In line 9, strike "including" and insert in lieu thereof "through"

In line 42, strike "and"

In line 44, after "Representatives" insert ", and (14) one member from Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services"

In line 44, strike "All appointments"

Strike lines 45 and 46 in their entirety

After line 46, insert the following and reletter the remaining subsections and internal references accordingly:

"(c) All appointments to the task force shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.

(d) The task force shall select a chairperson from among its membership. Such chairperson shall schedule the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.

(e) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to children shall serve as administrative staff of the task force. "

Remarking was Senator Osten of the 19th.

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th the bill as amended was referred to the Committee on Education.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILLS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bills were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bills placed on the Consent Calendar.

CC1

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 909 (RAISED) (File No. 113) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT CONFORMITY.

Senator Osten of the 19th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5429) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

In line 146, strike "Administrative" and substitute in lieu thereof "Administration"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 31-274j of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) As used in this section, "administrator" means the Labor Commissioner in his capacity as administrator of unemployment compensation under this chapter.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter to the contrary, the administrator shall establish a voluntary shared work unemployment compensation program allowing participating employees to collect unemployment compensation benefits if the employees work a reduced number of hours per week with a corresponding reduction in wages under a shared work plan submitted by [a contributing] an employer subject to the provisions of this chapter and approved by the administrator.

(c) The administrator shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to establish requirements for and administer the shared work unemployment compensation program.

(d) In the event of any conflict between any provision of this section, or of the regulations implemented pursuant to this section, and applicable federal law, the federal law shall prevail and such provision shall be deemed invalid or ineffective. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

31-274j

On motion of Senator Osten of the 19th, the bill as amended was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

AGING. Substitute for S. B. No. 837 (File No. 110) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT ON AGING.

Senator Ayala of the 23rd explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5648) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

Change the effective date of section 4 to "Effective from passage"

In line 130, after "Aging" insert "is designated as the State Unit on Aging to administer, manage, design and advocate for benefits, programs and services for the elderly and their families pursuant to the Older Americans Act. The department"

In line 168, strike the brackets around "January" and strike "July"

In line 258, strike "the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint"

Strike line 259 in its entirety

In line 260, strike "matters relating to aging, or their designees; "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 4-5 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

As used in sections 4-6, 4-7 and 4-8, the term "department head" means Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, Commissioner of Administrative Services, Commissioner on Aging, Commissioner of Revenue Services, Banking Commissioner, Commissioner of Children and Families, Commissioner of Construction Services, Commissioner of Consumer Protection, Commissioner of Correction, Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, State Board of Education, Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, Commissioner of Agriculture, Commissioner of Public Health, Insurance Commissioner, Labor Commissioner, Liquor Control Commission, Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Commissioner of Social Services, Commissioner of Developmental Services, Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, Commissioner of Transportation, Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs, Commissioner of Housing, Commissioner of Rehabilitation Services and the executive director of the Office of Military Affairs. As used in sections 4-6 and 4-7, "department head" also means the Commissioner of Education and the president of the Board of Regents for Higher Education.

Sec. 502. Section 4-38c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

There shall be within the executive branch of state government the following departments: Office of Policy and Management, Department of Administrative Services, Department on Aging, Department of Revenue Services, Department of Banking, Department of Agriculture, Department of Children and Families, Department of Consumer Protection, Department of Correction, Department of Economic and Community Development, State Board of Education, Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Department of Public Health, Board of Regents for Higher Education, Insurance Department, Labor Department, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Department of Developmental Services, Department of Social Services, Department of Transportation, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Veterans' Affairs and Department of Construction Services. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

from passage

4-5

Sec. 502

from passage

4-38c

On motion of Senator Ayala of the 23rd, the bill as amended was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 874 (RAISED) (File No. 150) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' STATUTES.

Senator Gerratana of the 6th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Welch of the 31st.

On motion of Senator Gerratana of the 6th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

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BILLS PASSED

The following favorable reports were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bills passed.

HOUSING. Substitute for S. B. No. 114 (COMM) (File No. 178) AN ACT PROHIBITING LANDLORDS FROM REQUIRING TENANTS TO PAY RENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER.

Senator Bartolomeo of the 13th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5697) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

In line 1, strike "No" and insert in lieu thereof "For any lease or rental agreement executed on or after October 1, 2013, no"

Remarking were Senators McKinney of the 28th and Kane of the 32nd.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 114 as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5697) was Passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILLS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bills were taken from the table, read the third time, the reports of the Committees accepted and the bills placed on the Consent Calendar.

COMMERCE. S. B. No. 1004 (RAISED) (File No. 156) AN ACT ENCOURAGING THE EXPORTATION OF STATE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES THROUGH THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM.

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5888) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Frantz of the 36th, McKinney of the 28th.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 32-7g of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(c) The commissioner shall establish a streamlined application process for the Small Business Express program. The small business applicant may receive assistance pursuant to said program not later than thirty days after submitting a completed application to the department. Any small business meeting the eligibility criteria in subsection (a) of this section may apply to said program. The commissioner shall give priority for available funding to [(1)] small businesses creating jobs [,] and may give priority for available funding to [(2)] (1) economic base industries, as defined in subsection (d) of section 32-222, including, but not limited to, those in the fields of precision manufacturing, business services, green and sustainable technology, bioscience and information technology, and (2) businesses attempting to export their products or services to foreign markets.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2013

32-7g(c)

On motion of LeBeau of the 3rd, the bill as amended was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 704 (COMM) (File No. 182) AN ACT CONCERNING REEMPLOYMENT AND THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Senator Osten of the 19th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Fasano of the 34th and Gerratana of the 6th.

On motion of Osten of the 19th, the bill placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

COMMERCE. S. B. No. 1006 (RAISED) (File No. 157) AN ACT CONCERNING PERMITTING ACCOUNTABILITY.

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5799) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Musto of the 22nd, McLachlan of the 24th and Frantz of the 36th.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. Section 4-179 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) When, in an agency proceeding, a majority of the members of the agency who are to render the final decision have not heard the matter or read the record, the decision, if adverse to a party, shall not be rendered until a proposed final decision is served upon the parties, and an opportunity is afforded to each party adversely affected to file exceptions and present briefs and oral argument to the members of the agency who are to render the final decision.

(b) A proposed final decision made under this section shall be in writing and contain a statement of the reasons for the decision and a finding of facts and conclusion of law on each issue of fact or law necessary to the decision, including the specific provisions of the general statutes or of regulations adopted by the agency upon which the agency bases its findings.

(c) Except when authorized by law to render a final decision for an agency, a hearing officer shall, after hearing a matter, make a proposed final decision.

(d) The parties and the agency conducting the proceeding, by written stipulation, may waive compliance with this section.

Sec. 2. Subsection (c) of section 4-180 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(c) A final decision in a contested case shall be in writing or orally stated on the record and, if adverse to a party, shall include the agency's findings of fact and conclusions of law necessary to its decision, including the specific provisions of the general statutes or of regulations adopted by the agency upon which the agency bases its decision. Findings of fact shall be based exclusively on the evidence in the record and on matters noticed. The agency shall state in the final decision the name of each party and the most recent mailing address, provided to the agency, of the party or his authorized representative. The final decision shall be delivered promptly to each party or his authorized representative, personally or by United States mail, certified or registered, postage prepaid, return receipt requested. The final decision shall be effective when personally delivered or mailed or on a later date specified by the agency.

Sec. 3. Subsection (c) of section 4-182 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(c) No revocation, suspension, annulment or withdrawal of any license is lawful unless, prior to the institution of agency proceedings, the agency gave notice by mail to the licensee of facts or conduct which warrant the intended action and the specific provisions of the general statutes or of regulations adopted by the agency that authorize such intended action, and the licensee was given an opportunity to show compliance with all lawful requirements for the retention of the license. If the agency finds that public health, safety or welfare imperatively requires emergency action, and incorporates a finding to that effect in its order, summary suspension of a license may be ordered pending proceedings for revocation or other action. These proceedings shall be promptly instituted and determined.

Sec. 4. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2013) (a) For purposes of this section, "state agency" means any department, board, council, commission, institution or other executive branch agency of state government and "business entity" means a corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company or any other similar form of business organization.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, whenever any state agency (1) acts on any application, petition or request by an individual or business entity for a permit, license, approval or other permission to conduct any business activity or use of private property, (2) restricts or imposes a condition on any business activity or use of private property, or (3) brings an enforcement action, issues a cease and desist order or otherwise requests an individual or business entity to modify or stop any business activity or use of private property, such state agency shall provide to any such affected individual or business entity, upon request, the specific provision of the general statutes, regulations adopted by such agency or general permit that authorizes such state agency's action. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2013

4-179

Sec. 2

October 1, 2013

4-180(c)

Sec. 3

October 1, 2013

4-182(c)

Sec. 4

October 1, 2013

New section

On motion of LeBeau of the 3rd, the bill as amended was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

RESOLUTIONS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following resolutions which were starred for action were placed on the Consent Calendar in accordance with Senate Rule 31.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. S. B. No. 1032 (RAISED) (File No. 73) AN ACT CONCERNING WITHHOLDING OF INCOME TAX.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1061 (RAISED) (File No. 119) AN ACT CONFIRMING AND ADOPTING VOLUMES 1 TO 13, INCLUSIVE, OF THE GENERAL STATUTES, REVISED TO 2013.

PUBLIC HEALTH. S. B. No. 63 (COMM) (File No. 103) AN ACT CONCERNING GRANTS FROM THE BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH TRUST FUND FOR STROKE RESEARCH.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S. B. No. 880 (RAISED) (File No. 152) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 874 (RAISED) (File No. 150) AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' STATUTES.

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for S. B. No. 853 (RAISED) (File No. 187) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND OTHER REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 953 (RAISED) (File No. 193) AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURES FOR UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. Substitute for S. B. No. 950 (RAISED) (File No. 239) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND MINOR REVISIONS TO AND REPEAL OF OBSOLETE PROVISIONS OF ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY STATUTES.

BANKS. Substitute for S. B. No. 826 (RAISED) (File No. 258) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STRENGTHENING OF CONSUMER CREDIT LICENSE PROTECTIONS.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 946 (RAISED) (File No. 263) AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR PROJECT 150 PROJECTS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1010 (RAISED) (File No. 344) AN ACT CONCERNING SEA LEVEL RISE AND THE FUNDING OF PROJECTS BY THE CLEAN WATER FUND.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1073 (RAISED) (File No. 347) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO PUBLIC SAFETY STATUTES.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 111 (COMM) (File No. 431) AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A GOVERNANCE STRUCTURE TO IMPLEMENT E-GOVERNMENT.

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

ADOPTED

The chair ordered the vote on business placed on the Consent Calendar be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 8 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 36

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote the Consent Calendar No. 1was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

BANKS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Banks.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for S. B. No. 1092 (RAISED) (File No. 391) AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANKS AND THE INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

ENVIRONMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Environment.

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

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

GENERAL LAW

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on General Law.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 928 (RAISED) (File No. 114) AN ACT CONCERNING PRECIOUS METALS OR STONES DEALERS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 903 (RAISED) (File No. 439) AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION OF PHARMACY.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1003 (RAISED) (File No. 388) AN ACT CONCERNING SECONDHAND DEALERS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1072 (RAISED) (File No. 390) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GAMING POLICY BOARD.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1016 (RAISED) (File No. 442) AN ACT REGULATING THE PLANTING AND SALE OF RUNNING BAMBOO.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 928 (RAISED) (File No. 114) AN ACT CONCERNING PRECIOUS METALS OR STONES DEALERS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 903 (RAISED) (File No. 439) AN ACT INCREASING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION OF PHARMACY.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1003 (RAISED) (File No. 388) AN ACT CONCERNING SECONDHAND DEALERS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1072 (RAISED) (File No. 390) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GAMING POLICY BOARD.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1016 (RAISED) (File No. 442) AN ACT REGULATING THE PLANTING AND SALE OF RUNNING BAMBOO.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 1080 (RAISED) (File No. 446) AN ACT REQUIRING AN ANNUAL REPORT CONCERNING THE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER ACTIVITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

ENVIRONMENT. S. B. No. 1013 (RAISED) (File No. 346) AN ACT CONCERNING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AND DATA COLLECTION.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Insurance and Real Estate.

AGING. S. B. No. 938 (RAISED) (File No. 70) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT POLICIES BY QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. S. B. No. 899 (RAISED) (File No. 438) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE COMPTROLLER.

TRANSPORTATION. S. B. No. 191 (COMM) (File No. 331) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CAUSING HARM TO A VULNERABLE USER OF A PUBLIC WAY.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Labor and Public Employees.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 1007 (RAISED) (File No. 389) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE PAID SICK LEAVE STATUTES.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S. B. No. 1130 (RAISED) (File No. 450) AN ACT MAXIMIZING JOBS FOR STATE WORKERS BY REQUIRING LOCAL CONSTRUCTION HIRING REPORTS BY RECIPIENTS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FUNDS.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were referred to the Committee on Planning and Development.

TRANSPORTATION. S. B. No. 190 (COMM) (File No. 311) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DIRT BIKE OPERATION AND A STUDY OF A TITLE SYSTEM FOR DIRT BIKE OWNERSHIP.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for S. B. No. 896 (RAISED) (File No. 418) AN ACT CONCERNING A HOMELESS PERSON'S BILL OF RIGHTS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1012 (RAISED) (File No. 345) AN ACT CONCERNING A BEST PRACTICES GUIDE FOR COASTAL STRUCTURES AND PERMITTING.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. S. B. No. 1113 (RAISED) (File No. 424) AN ACT ELIMINATING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL MANDATES.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS PLACED ON FOOT OF THE CALENDAR

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were placed on the foot of the calendar:

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 897 (RAISED) (File No. 341) AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATION OF FIREARMS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 506 (COMM) (File No. 383) AN ACT REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALL PRIVATE FIREARM SALES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 710 (COMM) (File No. 386) AN ACT CONCERNING PERMITS FOR GUN SHOWS AND TO SELL LONG GUNS.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 1036 (RAISED) (File No. 422) AN ACT CONCERNING TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. S. B. No. 657 (COMM) (File No. 414) AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION OF CABLE TELEVISION AND VIDEO SERVICE CUSTOMERS.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RECOMMITTED

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matters were recommitted to the Committee indicated:

APPROPRIATIONS

S. R. No. 8 (File No. 1) RESOLUTION PROPOSING APPROVAL OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESIDUAL EMPLOYEES UNION (A&R).

EDUCATION

S. R. No. 14 (File No. 253) RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE CONNECTICUT STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 6: 15 p. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.