JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 4: 16 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by the Deputy Chaplain, Reverend Dr. Barbara Headley of Hartford, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Almighty God, we seek your presence as our Senate gathers to continue the work of this session. As the work becomes more arduous in these remaining weeks, we ask your wisdom and patience as our senators carry out their responsibilities and duties as servants of the State. Give them knowledge and the understanding to seek the needs of not only their immediate constituency but those of our entire state family. Bless all who endeavor here for the good of others and to bring justice, peace and a better life to those of our state. This is our prayer in the name of God. Amen.

PLEDGE

Senator Musto of the 22nd, led the Senate in the pledge of Allegiance.

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

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

NO NEW FILE

Substitute for S. B. No. 1067 (RAISED) (File No. 521) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN SERVICES AT MEDICAL SPAS.

S. B. No. 1142 (RAISED) (File No. 612) AN ACT PROMOTING THE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY AT CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 1099 (RAISED) (File No. 494) AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL SAFETY. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

RECONSIDERATION OF SENATE AMENDMENT

SENATE AMENDMENT REJECTED

SENATE AMENDMENT ADOPTED

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for S. B. No. 1018 (RAISED) (File No. 443) AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION LAWS. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedules "A" and "B").

Senator Meyer of the 12th being on the prevailing side of the vote moved for reconsideration of Senate Amendment Schedule "B" (LCO 6935)

Senator Meyer of the moved for rejection of Senate Amendment Schedule "B" (LCO 6935)

On a voice vote the amendment was rejected.

Senator Meyer of the 12th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 6959) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. Subsection (d) of section 26-40a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(d) The provisions of this section shall not apply to municipal parks, public nonprofit aquaria or zoos, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums or the Zoological Association of America, [public nonprofit aquaria,] nature centers, museums, or exhibitors licensed or registered with the United States Department of Agriculture or laboratories and research facilities maintained by scientific or educational institutions licensed or registered with the United States Department of Agriculture, [or to a person possessing a Bengal cat certified by an internationally recognized multiple-cat domestic feline breeding association as being without wild parentage for a minimum of four prior generations which cat was registered with the Commissioner of Agriculture on or before October 1, 1996, provided no such cat may be imported into this state after June 6, 1996. In any action taken by any official of the state or any municipality to control rabies, a Bengal cat shall be considered not vaccinated for rabies in accordance with accepted veterinary practice] any licensed veterinarian for the purpose of treatment and care of such animal, or to any person who possesses a breed of felidae certified by The International Cat Association, the Cat Fanciers Association or the American Cat Fanciers Association.

Sec. 502. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Any improvement upon real property that is donated to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection shall be maintained by the department in a safe, sanitary and secure condition that is, at a minimum, equivalent to the condition of such improvement at the time of such donation. In the event that the cost of such maintenance becomes economically impracticable for said department, the department shall raze such structure and restore the real property to its natural condition. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

26-40a(d)

Sec. 502

from passage

New section

On motion of Senator Meyer of the 12th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6258) and "C" (LCO 6959) was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

GENERAL LAW. S. B. No. 327 (COMM) (File No. 147) AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSES.

Senator Doyle of the 9th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Guglielmo of the 35th.

On motion of Senator Doyle of the 9th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

GENERAL LAW. Substitute for S. B. No. 922 (RAISED) (File No. 154) AN ACT CONCERNING TWO-FOR-ONE SALES.

Senator Doyle of the 9th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6980) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Stillman of the 20th and Kane of the 32nd and Welch of the 31st.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 5: 45 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 27

Those voting Nay 9

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6989) 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

   

N

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

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

   

N

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

   

N

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

   

N

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the amendment.

In line 8, strike "and"

Insert the following in line 10 after "purchase":

"and (3) presents the retailer with a receipt indicating the consumer good was purchased from the retailer during the stated dates of the promotion. If the consumer good is a prepared food item, the retailer shall be required to comply with the provisions of this section only if the consumer presents the retailer with the receipt on the same day the prepared food item was purchased. "

Remarking were Senators Kane of the 32nd, Welch of the 31st and McKinney of the 28th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 5: 16 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 34

Those voting Nay 2

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 922 as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6980) 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

   

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

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

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 Consent Calendar No. 1.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 965 (RAISED) (File No. 710) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO MUNICIPAL REVENUE COLLECTION STATUTES.

Senator Cassano of the 4th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6631) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

In line 257, insert an opening bracket in front of "not"

In line 258, insert a closing bracket after "later than" and after the closing bracket insert "by the later of"

On motion of Senator Cassano of the 4th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6631) was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

S. B. No. 986 (RAISED) (File No. 711) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF PROBATE COURT ORDERS TO STATE AGENCIES.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS 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.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1143 (RAISED) (File No. 714) AN ACT CONCERNING TRAFFIC STOP INFORMATION.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 04 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. 1143 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

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1157 (RAISED) (File No. 716) AN ACT REQUIRING THE INCLUSION OF THE GRANTEE'S MAILING ADDRESS IN A DOCUMENT CONVEYING LAND.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Kissel of the 7th, Cassano of the 4th and Ayala of the 23rd.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 15 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. 1157 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

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORTS 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.

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 868 (RAISED) (File No. 761) AN ACT CONCERNING NONDEGREE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS AND TECHNICAL TRAINING COURSES PROVIDED BY THE REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES.

Senator Bye of the 5th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 7054) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senator Boucher of the 26th and Fasano of the 34th.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. (Effective July 1, 2013) Not later than February 14, 2014, and February 13, 2015, the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Trustees for The University of Connecticut shall appear before the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to higher education and appropriations to report regarding the operating budget for the current fiscal year, the actual expenditures and revenues and status of budgetary reserves to date for the current fiscal year, and the estimated expenditures and revenues through the end of the current fiscal year of each state university within the Connecticut State University System, each regional community-technical college, Charter Oak State College and The University of Connecticut. "

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

Sec. 501

July 1, 2013

New section

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 28 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. 868 as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 7054) 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

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. S. B. No. 845 (File No. 149) AN ACT INCREASING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.

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

Remarking were Senators Welch of the 31s, Frantz of the 36th and McLachlan of the 24th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 56 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 24

Those voting Nay 12

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 845 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

   

N

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

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

   

N

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

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

   

N

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

   

N

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

   

N

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

SENATOR DUFF IN THE CHAIR

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 817 (RAISED) (File No. 247) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROPERTY TAX PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES.

Senator Cassano of the 4th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Witkos of the 8th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE AMENDMENT ADOPTED

BILL AS AMENDED REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

JUDICIARY

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 Judiciary Committee.

HOUSING. Substitute for S. B. No. 819 (RAISED) (File No. 256) AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSIONS OF DECEASED TENANTS.

Senator Cassano of the 4th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6698) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

In line 60, strike "that filing" and insert the following in lieu thereof: "the landlord filed the affidavit pursuant to subsection (b) of this section" and after "certificate" insert "and an application, in such form as the Chief Court Administrator prescribes,"

In line 63, after "file" insert "based on the reason that the right to occupy has terminated due to the death of the named tenant"

In line 68, after "file" insert "and sends a notice of judgment, and after the appropriate stay of execution expires"

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6698) was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 1113 (RAISED) (File No. 424) AN ACT ELIMINATING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL MANDATES.

Senator Cassano of the 4th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6819) and moved adoption.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

In line 36, strike the brackets around "21-30,"

Strike sections 10, 11, 13 and 14 in their entirety and renumber the remaining sections and internal references accordingly

Strike section 15 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 15. Sections 1-10, 1-11, 12-82, 17b-125 and 17b-126 of the general statutes are repealed. (Effective October 1, 2013)"

Remarking was Senators Witkos of the 8th.

Senator Kelly of the 21st offered Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 6703) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Cassano of the 4th, McLachlan of the 24th and Welch of the 31st.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 7: 27 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 14

Those voting Nay 22

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule "B" (LCO 6703) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

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. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2013) On and after October 1, 2013, whenever any legislation increases the state tax burden on individuals, the General Assembly shall offset such tax burden increase by decreasing or eliminating an unfunded mandate to municipalities in an amount proportionate to such tax burden increase. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

New section

Remarking was Senator LeBeau of the 3rd.

Senator Kelly of the 21st offered Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 6699) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Cassano of the 4th and Frantz of the 36th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 7: 38 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 14

Those voting Nay 22

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 6699) was rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

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. Subsection (d) of section 2-32b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(d) On and after January 1, 1985, (1) any bill reported by a joint standing committee of the General Assembly which may create or enlarge a state mandate to local governments, as defined in subsection (a) of this section, shall be referred by such committee to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, unless such reference is dispensed with by a vote of at least two-thirds of each house of the General Assembly, and (2) any bill amended by either house of the General Assembly or by the report of a committee on conference in such a manner as to create or enlarge a state mandate shall be referred to said committee, unless such reference is dispensed with by a vote of at least two-thirds of each house of the General Assembly. Any such bill which is favorably reported by said committee shall contain a determination by said committee concerning the following: (A) Whether or not such bill creates or enlarges a state mandate, and, if so, which type of mandate is created or enlarged; (B) whether or not the state shall reimburse local governments for costs resulting from such new or enlarged mandate, and, if so, which costs are eligible for reimbursement, the level of reimbursement, the timetable for reimbursement and the duration of reimbursement. On and after October 1, 2013, no bill creating or enlarging a state mandate to local governments shall be enacted except upon approval by a vote of at least two-thirds of the members of each chamber of the General Assembly. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

2-32b(d)

On motion of Senator Cassano of the 4th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6819) was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORTS 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.

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

Senator Cassano of the 4th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 7005) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Welch of the 31st.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the amendment.

In line 22, strike "and in the manner provided by the general statutes" and insert "charged by the municipality's tax collector" in lieu thereof

Remarking were Senators Stillman of the 20th and Fasano of the 34th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 7: 48 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 32

Those voting Nay 4

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 461 as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 7005) 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

   

N

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

   

N

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

 

Y

 

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

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. S. B. No. 959 (RAISED) (File No. 117) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GRACE PERIOD FOR LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES AND DESIGNATION OF THIRD PARTIES TO RECEIVE CANCELLATION NOTICES.

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

Senator Kelly of the 21st offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 7085) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Crisco of the 17th.

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. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2014) (a) Each insurer that delivers or issues for delivery an individual life insurance policy on or after January 1, 2014, in this state shall notify an applicant, in writing at the time of application for such policy, of such applicant's right to designate a third party to receive notice of cancellation of the policy based on nonpayment of premium. The applicant may make such designation at the time of application for such policy or at any time such policy is in force, by submitting a written notice to the insurer containing the name and address of the third party designee.

(b) The insurer's transmission to the third party designee of a copy of a notice of cancellation based on nonpayment of premium shall be in addition to the transmission of the original document to the policyholder. The copy of the notice of cancellation transmitted to the third party shall be governed by the same law and policy provisions that govern the notice being transmitted to the policyholder. The designation of a third party shall not constitute acceptance of any liability on the part of the third party or insurer for services provided to the policyholder. "

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

Section 1

January 1, 2014

New section

Remarking were Senators Looney of the 11th and Crisco of the 17th.

On motion of Senator Crisco of the 17th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 7085) was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for S. B. No. 1129 (RAISED) (File No. 567) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH PLAN DATA.

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

Remarking were Senators Welch of the 31st and Kane of the 32nd.

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

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 1079 (RAISED) (File No. 712) AN ACT INCREASING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT.

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Frantz of the 36th, Linares of the 33rd, McLachlan of the 24th and McKinney of the 28th.

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

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 1131 (RAISED) (File No. 713) AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE CONNECTICUT HISTORIC HOME TAX CREDIT.

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Frantz of the 36th and Boucher of the 26th.

PRESIDENT IN THE CHAIR

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

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

Senator Meyer of the 12th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Chapin of the 30th and Kelly of the 21st.

On motion of Senator Meyer of the 12th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1014 (RAISED) (File No. 490) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "RISE IN SEA LEVEL" AND CONSIDERATION OF SEA LEVEL CHANGE SCENARIOS.

Senator Meyer of the 12th explained the bill and moved passage.

On motion of Senator Meyer of the 12th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORTS 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.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 942 (RAISED) (File No. 487) AN ACT CONCERNING CAPS ON STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR BUSINESS PROJECTS AND THE URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL SITE TAX CREDIT.

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators Frantz of the 36th, Welch of the 31st and McKinney of the 28th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 9: 07 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 24

Those voting Nay 12

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Bill No. 942 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

   

N

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

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

   

N

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

   

N

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

   

N

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

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

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

Senator Gerratana of the 6th explained the bill, offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 6915) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Welch of the 31st.

On a voice vote the amendment was adopted.

The following is the Amendment.

In line 29, after "time to time" insert the following: ", provided such copy and data submitted pursuant to this subsection shall not include: (A) Individual patient information, including, but not limited to, patient-identifiable information; (B) information that is not owned or controlled by such hospital; (C) information that such hospital is contractually required to keep confidential or that is prohibited from disclosure by a data use agreement; or (D) information concerning research on human subjects as described in section 45 CFR 46. 101 et seq. , as amended from time to time"

Strike lines 51 to 67, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 3. Section 19a-681 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) For purposes of this section: (1) "Detailed patient bill" means a patient billing statement that includes, in each line item, the hospital's current pricemaster code, a description of the charge and the billed amount; and (2) "pricemaster" means a detailed schedule of hospital charges.

(b) Each hospital shall file with the office its current pricemaster which shall include each charge in its detailed schedule of charges.

[(b)] (c) Upon the request of the Department of Public Health or a patient, a hospital shall provide to the department or the patient a detailed patient bill. If the billing detail by line item on a detailed patient bill does not agree with the detailed schedule of charges on file with the office for the date of service specified on the bill, the hospital shall be subject to a civil penalty of five hundred dollars per occurrence payable to the state not later than fourteen days after the date of notification. The penalty shall be imposed in accordance with section 19a-653, as amended by this act. The office may issue an order requiring such hospital, not later than fourteen days after the date of notification of an overcharge to a patient, to adjust the bill to be consistent with the detailed schedule of charges on file with the office for the date of service specified on the detailed patient bill. "

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

Sec. 3

October 1, 2013

19a-681

On motion of Senator Gerratana of the 6th, the bill as amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" (LCO 6915) was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

DISAGREEING ACTION

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

HOUSING. Substitute for S. B. No. 114 (COMM) (File Nos. 178 and 810) AN ACT PROHIBITING RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS FROM REQUIRING TENANTS TO PAY RENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A" and House Amendment Schedule "A").

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

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 9: 15 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 Bill No. 114 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

   

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

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTERS RETURNED FROM COMMITTEE

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

BILL PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

The following bill was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the bill placed on Consent Calendar No. 1.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 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.

Senator Leone of the 27th explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking was Senator Welch of the 31st.

On motion of Senator Leone of the 27th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for S. B. No. 1072 (RAISED) (File No. 390) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GAMING POLICY BOARD.

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

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. S. B. No. 597 (RAISED) (File No. 4) AN ACT CONCERNING PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE. (As amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A").

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

Remarking were Senators Kelly of the 21st and Kane of the 32nd.

On motion of Senator Crisco of the 17th, the bill was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

BILLS PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR

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

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H. B. No. 6243 (COMM) (File Nos. 571 and 704) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF THAI YOGA. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A"). In concurrence with the House.

ENVIRONMENT. H. B. No. 6453 (RAISED) (File Nos. 134 and 756) AN ACT CONCERNING FOAMED-IN-PLACE INSULATING MATERIAL. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A"). In concurrence with the House.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H. B. No. 6457 (RAISED) (File Nos. 136 and 757) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISPLAY OF THE STATE OR NATIONAL FLAG AT HALF-STAFF AND THE PLACEMENT OF FLAGS ON CEMETERY GRAVES PRIOR TO MEMORIAL DAY. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "B"). In concurrence with the House.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for H. B. No. 5387 (COMM) (File Nos. 354 and 788) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE USE OF MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY TRAINING AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR STATE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A"). In concurrence with the House.

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 9: 41 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. 1 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

 

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

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was referred to the Committee on Finance Revenue and Bonding.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 913 (RAISED) (File No. 188) AN ACT REQUIRING NOTIFICATION OF THE SALE OF A REAL PROPERTY TAX LIEN.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION

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

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1166 (RAISED) (File No. 719) AN ACT CONCERNING IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICES.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER REMOVED FROM THE FOOT OF THE CALENDAR

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was placed on the foot of the calendar:

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. Substitute for S. B. No. 803 (RAISED) (File Nos. 61 and 650) AN ACT CONCERNING ENTREPRENEURIAL PROGRAMS FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF OYSTER HARVESTERS.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

MATTER PLACED ON FOOT OF THE CALENDAR

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the following matter was placed on the foot of the calendar:

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 6602 (RAISED) (File No. 588) AN ACT CONCERNING A RENEWAL PERIOD FOR CERTAIN TEMPORARY NOTES.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 9: 45 p. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.