JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 10: 59 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:

It matters not how dark the way, how thick the clouds from day to day. God will direct in all we do if we take time to pray it through. 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 24, 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.

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

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

APPROPRIATIONS. H. B. No. 6454 (RAISED) (File Nos. 92 and 853) AN ACT CONCERNING FIRE STATION WORK ZONES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H. B. No. 5844 (COMM) (File Nos. 501 and 852) AN ACT CONCERNING THE OVERNIGHT TETHERING OF DOGS OUTDOORS AND THE TETHERING OF DOGS OUTDOORS UNDER CERTAIN WEATHER CONDITIONS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. Substitute for H. B. No. 6495 (RAISED) (File Nos. 368 and 854) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS' LICENSES. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

JUDICIARY. H. B. No. 6660 (RAISED) (File No. 672) AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILY IMPACT STATEMENTS.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H. B. No. 5113 (COMM) (File Nos. 393 and 851) AN ACT CONCERNING POOL SAFETY AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. Substitute for H. B. No. 6659 (RAISED) (File Nos. 694 and 856) AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL IMMIGRATION DETAINERS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H. B. No. 6565 (RAISED) (File Nos. 632 and 855) AN ACT ELIMINATING A TOWN'S ABILITY TO PHASE IN A REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT DECREASE AND ALLOWING A PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENT FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

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 and printing.

NO NEW FILE

HUMAN SERVICES. H. B. No. 6542 (RAISED) (File Nos. 465 and 804) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESERVATION OF FARMLAND AT THE SOUTHBURY TRAINING SCHOOL. (As amended by House Amendment Schedule "A").

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 06 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(b) subject to the call of the chair.