JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Senate was called to order at 11: 47 a. 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:

Eternal God, by whom all creation owes its existence, and by whom all that is, is sustained, as our State Senate body launches into the work of this 2014 session we ask your presence here. Guide our Senators to be ever mindful of their responsibilities as servants of the people of Connecticut. Grant them wisdom to govern wisely and compassionately, seeking the well being of all the citizens of our state. Endow them with the knowledge that they may understand and in understanding do what is right and just for all. We also remember in our prayers the family of Representative Elaine O'Brien. Grant them God your presence and comfort during this time of loss. We humbly seek your continued blessing upon this nation and state, that we may be a standard of righteousness and that all the people may live in peace with justice. This prayer we offer in God's holy name. Amen.

PLEDGE

The Girl Scouts from troop 648 in Oxford led the Senate in the pledge of Allegiance.

COMMUNICATION FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

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

February 25, 2014

TO THE HONORABLE SENATE:

Pursuant to Sections 4-5 through 4-8 and 29-1r of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint DORA B. SCHRIRO from Hartford, to be Commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, to serve at the pleasure of the Governor, but no longer than March 1, 2015, in succession to Reuben Bradford, who resigned.

Sincerely,

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORTS

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

Connecticut General Assembly. Task Force to study the Provision of Beverages and Food in

Funeral Homes, as Required by Public Act 13-305. Received February 25, 2014

The report was referred to the Committee on Public Health.

State of Connecticut, Auditors of Public Accounts. Submittal of Report Capital Region Development Authority, for the Fiscal Years ended June 30, 2011 and 2012, as required by a Section 2-90, Section 1-122 and Section 32-605 subsection (c) of the Connecticut General Statutes. Received February 26, 2014

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

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the Committees as indicated thereon in concurrence:

AGING

S. B. No. 42 (COMM) AGING. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A SENIOR AND COMMUNITY CENTER IN SIMSBURY', to provide funding for the construction of a senior and community center in Simsbury.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S. B. No. 80 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING INTERNET SWEEPSTAKES CAFES', to prohibit the operation of Internet sweepstakes cafes and to protect the state gaming revenues.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S. B. No. 271 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE'S AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE AND TO RECEIVE DONATIONS OF REAL PROPERTY', to clarify the state's authority to receive donations of real property or other interests in property and to permit the Department of Administrative Services to purchase or acquire property on behalf of state agencies lacking the authority to make such purchase or acquisition.

S. B. No. 272 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FIXED TIME PERIOD FOR AGENCY REVIEW OF EXISTING REGULATIONS', to require agencies to submit a review of their existing regulations every four years to the regulation review committee.

S. B. No. 273 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE NONDISCLOSURE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS OF SWORN MEMBERS OF A LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIT', to expand the exemption from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act of residential addresses from sworn police officers to include any sworn member of a law enforcement unit.

S. B. No. 274 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR MINOR PARTY CANDIDATES', to eliminate the signature requirement for minor party candidates as part of the certification of nominations process.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S. B. No. 275 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTEREST DUE A CLAIMANT OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER FROM AN INSURER WHERE SUCH AMOUNT IS LESS THAN ONE DOLLAR', to delete the requirement concerning the depositing of interest due a claimant or health care provider pursuant to this section when such interest is less than one dollar.

S. B. No. 276 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE TO REPORT CERTAIN DATA AND CONDUCT CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECKS', to require the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange to report certain data to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public health, human services and insurance and to require the exchange to run criminal history records checks for employment applicants or certain individuals and entities doing business with the exchange.

S. B. No. 277 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF CLOSING PROTECTION LETTERS', to regulate closing protection letters.

S. B. No. 278 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON INSURERS FOR ADVERSE WEATHER-RELATED EVENTS', to prohibit the declination, cancellation or nonrenewal of a homeowners insurance policy or an increase in the premium of such policy based solely on a loss incurred as a result of any adverse weather-related event and such loss was not caused by or resulting from the negligence of the insured.

S. B. No. 279 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT EXPANDING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS', to expand health insurance coverage for hearing aids.

S. B. No. 280 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE OFFSETS', to prohibit, for an automobile liability insurance policy issued or renewed on or after October 1, 2015, a reduction of uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage limits or benefits payable for certain amounts paid by or on behalf of a tortfeasor.

EDUCATION

S. B. No. 281 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES', to make technical revisions to the education statutes.

S. B. No. 282 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF TEEN DATING VIOLENCE EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM', to include teen dating violence education in the prescribed courses of study in the public school curriculum.

BANKS

S. B. No. 283 (RAISED) BANKS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE BANKING LAWS', to make minor, technical and conforming changes to the banking laws.

S. B. No. 284 (RAISED) BANKS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE ON THE BANKING COMMISSIONER', to permit the use of less costly certified mail as an alternative to registered mail or overnight courier for constructive service on the Banking Commissioner.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

S. B. No. 285 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NEWBORN SCREENING FOR KRABBE DISEASE', to require newborn screening for globoid cell leukodystrophy.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

S. B. No. 286 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTAIN TAXPAYERS TO APPLY FOR RECONSIDERATION FOR CERTAIN TAX EXEMPTIONS REIMBURSED BY THE STATE', to authorize certain taxpayers to apply for reconsideration for certain tax exemptions reimbursed by the state.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S. B. No. 287 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM DECIBEL LEVEL AT MOVIE THEATRES', to establish the maximum decibel level allowed at movie theatres.

S. B. No. 288 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH RESIDENT STATE TROOPERS', to require the Comptroller provide towns with advance notice of any fringe benefit increase for the resident state trooper program.

S. B. No. 289 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DUTIES OF BUILDING OFFICIALS', to require building officials to ensure that inspections are performed by inspectors with the appropriate class of license.

S. B. No. 290 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION RAFFLES', to allow the proceeds of a tuition raffle to be applied to a student loan.

S. B. No. 291 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRANE OPERATIONS', to repeal certain provisions of the general statutes concerning cranes while federal standards are being reconsidered.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS

S. B. No. 292 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS' LICENSE PLATE FEES', to provide veterans with an exemption from paying fees for license plates.

S. B. No. 293 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CLUBS OPERATED BY NATIONALLY CHARTERED VETERANS' SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS', to remove the requirement that a member of a nationally chartered veterans' service organization must sign a guest book and be sponsored by a member when entering a club operated by the organization that is not the guest's home club.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

S. B. No. 294 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS AND THE DEPARTMENTS OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AND DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES', to require state criminal background checks for certain individuals applying for employment with the Department of Children and Families and to require annual criminal background checks for all employees of the Departments of Developmental Services and Children and Families who work directly with individuals receiving services from said departments.

PUBLIC HEALTH

S. B. No. 295 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATION REGARDING WAIVER OF SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY', to implement the Department of Public Health's recommendation regarding waiver of its sovereign immunity.

S. B. No. 296 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAL ORDERS WRITTEN BY PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS', to remove the requirement that orders written by a physician assistant be followed by the printed name of the supervising physician.

EDUCATION

S. R. No. 7 SEN. WILLIAMS, 29th DIST. 'RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN SHEFF V. O'NEILL'

AGING

H. B. No. 5350 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ASSISTANT TO THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN', to expand the capacity of the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman to serve residents.

H. B. No. 5351 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND FOR PAYMENT OF PROPERTY TAXES FOR ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS', to provide relief to elderly homeowners struggling to pay their taxes and to municipalities facing revenue losses from delinquent taxes.

BANKS

H. B. No. 5352 (RAISED) BANKS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MORTGAGE SERVICERS', to regulate mortgage servicers in Connecticut and make other conforming changes.

H. B. No. 5353 (RAISED) BANKS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS', to require notification when a loan production office will be permanently closed, clarify that business and industrial development corporation licenses are not transferable or assignable, increase certain fees and expand the definition of automated teller machines.

COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

H. B. No. 5354 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN TO CHILDREN', to require the Commissioner of Public Health to identify chemicals potentially harmful to children and report to the public health committee concerning such chemicals.

EDUCATION

H. B. No. 5355 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COLLABORATION BETWEEN BOARDS OF EDUCATION AND SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS', to require local and regional boards of education to adopt policies or enter into memoranda of understanding with law enforcement agencies concerning the use of law enforcement personnel as school resource officers in schools.

H. B. No. 5356 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF SOCIAL MEDIA EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM', to include social media use education in the prescribed courses of study in the public school curriculum.

H. B. No. 5357 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM', to require school districts to address issues relating to chronic absenteeism.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H. B. No. 5358 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE REGULATION REVIEW COMMITTEE TO RECOMMEND THE REPEAL OF OBSOLETE OR BURDENSOME REGULATIONS', to permit the regulation review committee to review current agency regulations and to recommend the repeal of burdensome or obsolete regulations.

H. B. No. 5359 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP COMMISSION', to establish the Public-Private Partnership Commission to make recommendations to the Governor concerning agency requests for projects to be made into public-private partnerships.

H. B. No. 5360 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES', to establish parity between major party candidates and minor party candidates regardless of whether they are a candidate for state or municipal office.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H. B. No. 5361 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE AUTHORIZATION RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT REGARDING DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS', to permit the state and individual institutions of higher education to participate in a state authorization reciprocity agreement.

H. B. No. 5362 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT TARGETING STATE FINANCIAL AID TO SUPPORT TECHNICAL TRAINING', to establish a pilot program to promote enrollment in nondegree certificate programs and technical courses offered by the regional community-technical colleges.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

H. B. No. 5363 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING GENDER AS A RATING FACTOR FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICIES', to prohibit the use of gender as a factor in underwriting or rating for an individual or group long-term care insurance policy.

H. B. No. 5364 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT REQUIRING UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE TO BE OPTIONAL AND CONCERNING UNDERINSURED MOTORIST CONVERSION COVERAGE', to (1) make uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage optional rather than compulsory, and (2) require insurers that write automobile liability insurance policies in this state to provide underinsured motorist conversion coverage to an insured at no cost if such insurer fails to offer, or disclose the availability of, such coverage or fails to procure a signed informed consent form from an insured who declines such coverage.

H. B. No. 5365 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE POLICIES', to add language to the disclosure statement required on the cover of a surplus lines insurance policy form and to specify that the signed statement provisions in subsection (b) of section 38a-741 of the general statutes are not applicable to flood insurance policies.

H. B. No. 5366 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE POLICIES AND THE DUTIES OF SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE BROKERS', to permit surplus lines insurance policies for commercial property to deviate from certain replacement cost and depreciation requirements and to provide that surplus lines insurance policies homeowners include such cost and depreciation requirements.

JUDICIARY

H. B. No. 5367 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ENHANCED PROTECTIONS AGAINST DISCRIMINATION', to prohibit discrimination on the basis of mental disability, gender identity or expression.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H. B. No. 5368 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE POINT STRATFORD INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WITHIN THE TOWN OF STRATFORD', to establish the Point Stratford Infrastructure Improvement District.

PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS

H. B. No. 5369 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING CERTAIN FISCAL AND RESOURCE-RELATED MATTERS PERTAINING TO STATE PARKS', to implement the recommendations of the Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning certain fiscal and resource-related matters pertaining to state parks.

H. B. No. 5370 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE PERFORMANCE OF CONNECTICUT'S STATE PARKS', to implement the recommendations of the Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning the performance of Connecticut's state parks.

H. B. No. 5371 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT FOR INSURED YOUTH AS THEY RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES', to require state agencies to develop or explore certain existing or future programs in order to provide more efficient and effective services to youth, adolescents and young adults in the state who suffer from behavioral or substance abuse issues.

H. B. No. 5372 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE ALCOHOL AND DRUG POLICY COUNCIL', to implement the recommendations of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning the alcohol and drug policy council.

H. B. No. 5373 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF CERTAIN DATA BY MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS AND HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES TO THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT', to implement the recommendations of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning the reporting of certain data by managed care organizations and health insurance companies to the Insurance Department.

H. B. No. 5374 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AS THEY RELATE TO PREPARATION OF YOUTHS AGING OUT OF STATE CARE', to require the Commissioner of Children and Families to submit a progress report to the General Assembly on the steps the Department of Children and Families has taken to comply with the recommendations contained in the 2014 Legislative Program Review and Investigations report on services to prepare youths aging out of state care.

H. B. No. 5375 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS CONCERNING THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM', to require the superintendent of the technical high school system to collect certain information on both traditional and adult students enrolled in vocational programs and to annually report the same to the General Assembly.

H. B. No. 5376 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION', to require the Board of Regents for Higher Education to (1) conduct a feasibility study to determine whether to expand the manufacturing technology center model to create centers of excellence for other high-demand career areas; (2) implement the Plus 50 Initiative model throughout the regional community-technical college system; (3) establish consistent parameters for noncredit vocational courses and programs to be recognized by each of the constituent units of the state system of public higher education; (4) collect data on students and noncredit vocational courses and programs to better serve such students; and (5) explore financial aid options for students and noncredit vocational courses and programs.

H. B. No. 5377 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR', to implement the recommendations of the program review and investigations committee on the reemployment of older workers.

H. B. No. 5378 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING MEDICAID-FUNDED EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VISITS', to implement the recommendations of the Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning averting unnecessary use of hospital emergency departments by Medicaid clients.

H. B. No. 5379 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TUITION PLEDGE PROGRAM AND A FINANCIAL AID PLEDGE PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to implement the recommendations of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning a study of the establishment of a tuition guarantee program and a financial aid pledge program at The University of Connecticut.

H. B. No. 5380 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING A REPORT ON FINANCIAL AID AWARDS AND TRACKING TRANSFER CREDITS BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to implement the recommendations of the legislative program review and investigations committee concerning reports on financial aid awards and tracking transfer credits.

H. B. No. 5381 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF TUITION AND FEE SCHEDULE INCREASES AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SYSTEM TO TRACK GRADUATES' SUCCESS BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to implement the recommendations of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee regarding publicizing tuition and fee schedule increases and developing a system to track graduates' success by The University of Connecticut.

H. B. No. 5382 (RAISED) PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY ON THE REEMPLOYMENT OF OLDER WORKERS AS THEY RELATE TO JOB ADVERTISEMENTS', to prevent job advertisements from excluding unemployed individuals.

PUBLIC HEALTH

H. B. No. 5383 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SCREENING PROTOCOLS FOR URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS', to require the Department of Public Health to establish protocols to detect the presence of urinary tract infections in nursing home residents.

H. B. No. 5384 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPORTS OF NURSE STAFFING LEVELS', to require hospitals to report to the Department of Public Health on nurse staffing levels.

H. B. No. 5385 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN CONCERNING LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS IN HOSPITALS', to require hospitals to provide language interpreter services for non-English speaking patients.

H. B. No. 5386 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CARE COORDINATION FOR CHRONIC DISEASE', to reduce the incidence of chronic disease in the state and improve chronic care coordination.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H. B. No. 5387 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING KENO', to repeal the authorization of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to introduce keno in Connecticut.

H. B. No. 5388 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ASSAULT OF FIRE MARSHALS, DEPUTY FIRE MARSHALS, FIRE INSPECTORS, BUILDING OFFICIALS AND ASSISTANT BUILDING OFFICIALS', to provide an enhanced penalty for the assault of a reasonably identifiable fire marshal, deputy fire marshal, fire inspector, building official and assistant building official who is in the performance of his or her duties.

H. B. No. 5389 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF AN AUTOMATED NUMBER PLATE RECOGNITION SYSTEM', to authorize the use of an automated license plate recognition system by specified agents or employees for law enforcement purposes and establish a retention period regarding the collected data.

H. B. No. 5390 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE MARSHALS', to allow a state marshal, when performing his or her duties, access to a judicial facility without passing through security measures used for the general public.

H. B. No. 5391 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OVERTIME AND FRINGE BENEFITS OF RESIDENT STATE TROOPERS', to reduce the amount of money that towns must reimburse the state for the cost of resident state troopers for overtime and fringe benefits from one hundred per cent to seventy per cent.

H. B. No. 5392 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF UNWANTED MEDICATION', to establish a program for the collection and disposal of unused pharmaceuticals.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H. B. No. 5393 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL GUARD', to develop an outreach program dedicated to informing members of the Connecticut National Guard and their families of state mental health services available to them.

H. B. No. 5394 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR VETERANS', to increase the value of property owned by veterans which is exempt from property tax from one thousand dollars to one thousand two hundred fifty dollars.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 1

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 3 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE HARRY E. CALMAR OF STONINGTON TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 4 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE LLOYD CUTSUMPAS OF DANBURY TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JULIA DICOCCO DEWEY OF WALLINGFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 1.

BUSINESS ON THE CALENDAR

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE ROLAND D. FASANO OF NORTH HAVEN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Looney of the 11th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 12: 09 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 33

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 33

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 6 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

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

     

10

   

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

A

   

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

 

Y

 

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following Senator(s) abstained under Senate Rule 15:

Senator Fasano of the 34th

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th moved immediate transmittal to the House of Senate Joint Resolution No. 6.

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 12: 13 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 34

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 34

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 1

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

A

   

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

     

10

   

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

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th moved immediate transmittal to the House of all resolutions needing further action by the House.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following favorable report was received from the Senate Standing Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 8 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ROBERT J. KLEE OF NEW HAVEN, TO BE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS

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

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 19 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MICHAEL J. AJELLO, ESQ. , OF NORTH HAVEN, TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 20 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF MITCHELL FUCHS OF FAIRFIELD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE CONNECTICUT COMMUTER RAIL COUNCIL.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 21 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF STEPHEN T. PENNY OF MANCHESTER TO BE A MEMBER OF THE STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION.

RECESS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 12: 16 p. m. recessed.

AFTER RECESS

The Senate reconvened at 1: 36 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 7 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE MARIA ARAUJO KAHN OF CHESHIRE TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 2.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 8 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE LAWRENCE C. KLACZAK OF SOMERS TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th.

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 9 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DOUGLAS S. LAVINE OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE APPELLATE COURT AND A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 2.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 10 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE PATRICK J. CLIFFORD OF MADISON TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Looney of the 11th, Meyer of the 12th and Fasano of the 34th.

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

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 11 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE MICHAEL G. MARONICH OF MONROE TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 01 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 32

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 29

Those voting Nay 3

Those absent and not voting 3

On the roll call vote Senate Joint Resolution No. 11 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

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

   

N

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

     

10

   

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

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

A

   

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

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 12 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE HOWARD T. OWENS, JR. , OF BRIDGEPORT TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Looney of the 11th, McKinney of the 28th, Ayala of the 23rd and Musto of the 22nd.

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 13 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE ANTONIO C. ROBAINA OF ESSEX TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senators Looney of the 11th.

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 14 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE ANGELA C. ROBINSON OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senators Looney of the 11th.

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 15 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE HOWARD SCHEINBLUM OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 2.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 16 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE SAMUEL J. SFERRAZZA OF SOMERS TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th.

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

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 17 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE CARL J. SCHUMAN OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 2.

JUDICIARY. S. J. No. 18 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE SAMUEL H. TELLER OF BOLTON TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 2.

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FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

The following favorable report was taken from the table, read the third time, the report of the Committee accepted and the resolution placed on the Consent Calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES E. DZURENDA OF STRATFORD TO BE COMMISSIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

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

Remarking was Senator Coleman of the 2nd.

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar.

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FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED

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

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF DAVID GUAY OF SOUTH WINDSOR TO BE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE STATE CONTRACTING STANDARDS BOARD.

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

Remarking was Senator McKinney of the 28th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 33 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 33

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 25

Those voting Nay 8

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote Senate Resolution No. 6 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

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

 

Y

 

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

     

10

     

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

   

N

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

   

N

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

   

N

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 2

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 2: 36 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 33

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 33

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote the Consent Calendar No. 2 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

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

     

10

   

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

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th moved immediate transmittal to the House of all resolutions needing further action by the House.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 3

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

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 2 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JULIA L. AURIGEMMA OF CROMWELL TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 3 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DAVID M. BORDEN OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th, Bye of the 5th, and Looney of the 11th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

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

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 4 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE BARBARA A. COPPETO OF MILFORD TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Looney of the 11th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 52 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 31

Necessary for Adoption 16

Those voting Yea 31

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 4

On the roll call vote House Joint Resolution No. 4 was adopted. 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

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

3

GARY LEBEAU

A

   

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

     

10

   

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

A

   

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 Senator(s) abstained under Senate Rule 15:

Senator Kelly of the 21st

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JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 3

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

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 5 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JULIETT L. CRAWFORD OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Kissel of the 7th, Bye of the 5th, and Looney of the 11th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 6 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE JOSEPH W. DOHERTY OF NAUGATUCK TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 7 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE ROBERT G. GILLIGAN OF WETHERSFIELD TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Doyle of the 9th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 8 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE MAUREEN M. KEEGAN OF CHESHIRE TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Looney of the 11th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 9 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DEBORAH KOCHISS FRANKEL OF MONROE TO BE A SENIOR JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 10 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE WILLIAM J. LAVERY OF NEWTOWN TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Looney of the 11th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 11 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE DENISE D. MARKLE OF BRANFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Meyer of the 12th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 12 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE SHERIDAN L. MOORE OF NAUGATUCK TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Hartley of the 15th.

On motion of Senator Coleman of the 2nd, the resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

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FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

RESOLUTION ADOPTED

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

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 13 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE LESLIE I. OLEAR OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Doyle of the 9th, explained the resolution and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Kissel of the 7th, Fasano of the 34th, Witkos of the 8th and Welch of the 31st.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 46 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 32

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 28

Those voting Nay 4

Those absent and not voting 3

On the roll call vote House Joint Resolution No. 13 was adopted. In concurrence with the House.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

A

   

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

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

   

N

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

     

10

   

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

 

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

The following Senator(s) abstained under Senate Rule 15:

Senator Coleman of the 2nd

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS

PLACED ON CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 3

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

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 14 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE KEVIN A. RANDOLPH OF STAMFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 15 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE RICHARD A. ROBINSON OF STRATFORD TO BE A JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution as amended and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 16 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE BARBARA J. SHEEDY OF MIDDLEBURY TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

JUDICIARY. H. J. No. 17 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF THE HONORABLE LOIS TANZER OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A STATE REFEREE.

Senator Coleman of the 2nd explained the resolution and on his motion it was placed on the Consent Calendar No. 3. In concurrence with the House.

CONSENT CALENDAR NO. 3

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 4: 03 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 33

Necessary for Adoption 17

Those voting Yea 33

Those voting Nay 0

Those absent and not voting 2

On the roll call vote the Consent Calendar No. 3 was adopted.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

A

   

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

A

   

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

     

10

   

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

SENATOR(S) ABSENT

The following Senator(s) may have missed some votes due to the following:

Senator Hartley of the 15th –Legislative Business

Senator Stillman of the 20th - Illness

Senator LeBeau of the 3rd – Legislative Business

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 4: 08 p. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.