JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 55 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(b), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Alice Ann Joseph of West Simsbury, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Dear Lord, May we pray for your guidance and courage in times of trouble and stress. Help us to overcome personal weakness and pray for strength for those who are suffering due to unfortunate conditions. Amen.

Pursuant to Senate Rule 9(b) the Senate is called into Session, by the Office of the Senate Clerk's under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.

It is hereby moved that Senate Agenda Number 1, dated May 2, 2013, is adopted, the items on said Agenda shall be acted upon as indicated and that the Agenda shall be incorporated into the Senate Journal and Senate Transcript.

REPORTS

The following reports were received, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee indicated:

State of Connecticut Auditors of Public Accounts. Monthly Loss Report as required by Section 4-33a of the Connecticut General Statutes. Report received May 2, 2013.

The report was referred to the committees on Finance, Revenue and Bonding and Appropriations.

State of Connecticut Regional Performance Incentive (RPI) Program. Annual Report as required by Section 8 of Public Act 07-239. Report received May 2, 2013.

The report was referred to the committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

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.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1140 (RAISED) (File No. 684) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF A CONSERVATOR AND OTHER PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE DECISIONS RELATING TO THE CARE AND DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON'S BODY.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1141 (RAISED) (File No. 685) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DESECRATION OF PROPERTY LOCATED IN A CEMETERY.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1153 (RAISED) (File No. 686) AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACT COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE METROPOLITAN DISTRICT OF HARTFORD COUNTY.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 871 (RAISED) (File No. 680) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1062 (RAISED) (File No. 681) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING THE SENTENCING OF A CHILD CONVICTED OF A FELONY OFFENSE.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1103 (RAISED) (File No. 682) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR ASSIGNMENTS OF FUTURE INCOME IN COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1123 (RAISED) (File No. 683) AN ACT ELIMINATING THE FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE ELECTRONIC FILING OF AN ANNUAL REPORT BY A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP OR LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 838 (File No. 678) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FUND FOR BIOSCIENCE INNOVATION.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 842 (File No. 677) AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION, ELIMINATION OF THE ACCUMULATED GAAP DEFICIT, RESTRUCTURING OF ECONOMIC RECOVERY NOTES AND OTHER PURPOSES.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 840 (File No. 679) AN ACT CONCERNING NEXT GENERATION CONNECTICUT.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 00 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.