JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Monday, May 6, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 33 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(b), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Minority Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Laura Bartok of Bristol, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Heavenly father, we pray for your continued blessings and watchfulness over the concerns of this state. Continue to uphold its officials as well as its citizens in the weeks ahead. 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 6, 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.

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.

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

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.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for S. B. No. 843 (File No. 708) AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE BUDGET.

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

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 846 (File No. 709) AN ACT DECREASING RECIDIVISM AND PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE REINTEGRATION.

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

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

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1145 (RAISED) (File No. 715) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE COMMON INTEREST OWNERSHIP ACT AND THE CONDOMINIUM ACT.

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.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1158 (RAISED) (File No. 717) AN ACT CONCERNING VICTIMS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

JUDICIARY. S. B. No. 1163 (RAISED) (File No. 718) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF URBAN YOUTH DELINQUENCY AND VIOLENCE.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for S. B. No. 1164 (RAISED) (File No. 707) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES.

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

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

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

APPROPRIATIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 5500 (COMM) (File Nos. 24 and 751) AN ACT REQUIRING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH UNIFORM FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

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").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 6316 (RAISED) (File No. 101) AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE PURCHASE OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION AND CERTAIN REVISIONS TO THE COMMUNITY FARMS PROGRAM.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H. B. No. 5903 (COMM) (File No. 593) AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESOLUTION OF TIE VOTES IN PRIMARIES FOR STATE OR DISTRICT OFFICES AND FOR THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR OR STATE REPRESENTATIVE.

JUDICIARY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6437 (RAISED) (File Nos. 365 and 755) AN ACT CONCERNING A MATTRESS STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM. (As amended by House Amendment Schedules "A" and "C").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 6407 (RAISED) (File No. 174) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSAULT OF A LIQUOR CONTROL AGENT.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5598 (RAISED) (File Nos. 568 and 752) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND THE DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS STATE PROPERTY, SHORT TERM EMERGENCY LEASES, THE DEFINITION OF EXECUTIVE SESSION AND DUPLICATIVE STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL INTEREST. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H. B. No. 6323 (RAISED) (File Nos. 401 and 753) AN ACT CONCERNING ADOPTION FEES FOR DOGS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 6380 (RAISED) (File No. 290) AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE POLICIES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

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").

COMMUNICATION RECEIVED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

The following communication was received from the Attorney General and filed in the Clerk's office on the date indicated:

May 3, 2013

CHERIE EASTERLING, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. STATE OF CONNECTICUT, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, United States District Court, District of Connecticut, Civil Action No. 3: 08-CV-826 (JCH). (Pursuant to Section 3-125a(b) of the Connecticut General Statutes. )

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 10: 39 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.