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List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5001 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR PAYMENTS TO TOWNS IN LIEU OF TAXES ON REAL PROPERTY OF PRIVATE COLLEGES, GENERAL HOSPITALS, CHRONIC DISEASE HOSPITALS AND CERTAIN URGENT CARE FACILITIES', to fully fund payments in lieu of taxes to towns in which private colleges, general hospitals, chronic disease hospitals and certain urgent care facilities are located.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5002 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PILOT PAYMENTS FOR SUPPORTIVE HOUSING', to encourage municipalities to host supportive housing by providing reimbursement for property taxes lost as a result of hosting such housing.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5003 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional limitation on expenditures by the General Assembly.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5004 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME', to prohibit certain public employees from receiving a state or municipal salary and collecting a state or municipal pension at the same time.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5005 REP. HOVEY, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE GOVERNOR'S HORSE GUARDS FACILITIES', to provide no-cost funding for the maintenance of the Governor's Horse Guards facilities.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5006 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR RETIREE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE', to ensure that retired state employees get the healthcare coverage they have been promised.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5007 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF FUNDS IN ACCOUNTS ESTABLISHED FOR DESIGNATED PURPOSES', to prevent funds in accounts established for designated purposes from being used for other purposes and to assure that such funds are spent for the purposes so designated.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5008 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional limitation on expenditures by the General Assembly.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5009 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLAN FOR STATE EMPLOYEES', to move state employee pensions to defined contribution plans.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5010 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATE EMPLOYEES FOR MILEAGE OR OTHER EXPENSES FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME', to decrease the state's budget deficit by reducing future state pension costs.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5011 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEFINED CONTRIBUTION BENEFIT PLAN FOR UNCLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEES', to help save the state money by shifting certain state employees to a different benefit plan.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5012 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT PERTAINING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional limitation on expenditures by the General Assembly.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5013 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN AGREEMENTS OR STIPULATIONS REQUIRED TO BE APPROVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY', to require a vote by each chamber on all state employee collective bargaining agreements and all agreements or stipulated agreements under section 3-125a of the general statutes.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5014 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE SHUBERT THEATER IN NEW HAVEN', to provide the Shubert Theater with funds to make improvements and renovations.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5015 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST.; REP. LARSON, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' PENSIONS SOLVENCY', to establish a special purpose quasi-public entity to create a mechanism for funding the state's pension obligations by allowing such entity to use pension fund moneys to buy certain insurance premiums, the benefits of which shall return to the pension fund.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5016 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE TO THE CITY OF WEST HAVEN FOR THE WEST HAVEN ARTS CENTER', to provide funding for further improvements to the West Haven Arts Center.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5017 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM AND BUSINESS CREATION', to help encourage young people to establish businesses in Connecticut.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5018 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MANUFACTURING PROGRAMS', to increase job training in high-demand manufacturing fields.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5019 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS', to encourage the purchase of homes in the state.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5020 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANTS AND COST-OF-LIVING INCREASES', to align ECS grants to towns with cost-of-living increases.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5021 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS AND LOCAL BUSINESSES AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TAX CREDIT FOR PARTICIPATING IN SUCH PARTNERSHIPS', to foster partnerships between public high schools and the business community.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5022 REP. SAWYER, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TEACHER EVALUATION AND SUPPORT PROGRAMS', to provide proper time and give adequate consideration to the teacher evaluation and support pilot program before the state-wide implementation of teacher evaluation and support programs.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5023 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REVIEW OF THE RACIAL IMBALANCE LAW', to review the state's racial imbalance law.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5024 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HUMANE EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS', to allow school districts to offer humane education courses.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5025 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST.; REP. AMAN, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEES CHARGED BY GAS COMPANIES DURING PERIODS OF UNUSED GAS SERVICE OR THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH RECONNECTING GAS SERVICE', to prohibit gas companies from charging a customer for unused gas service.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5026 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE CITY OF WEST HAVEN FOR RENOVATIONS TO VETERANS' MEMORIAL PARK', to provide funding for the renovations to Veteran's Memorial Park in West Haven, which will include construction of a new Butler Building and the renovation of the present maintenance building into a field house, which will include public handicapped accessible bathrooms, two team rooms, storage area and concession stand.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5027 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF DOGS OR CATS FROM SUBSTANDARD DOMESTIC ANIMAL MILLS AT PET SHOPS', to prevent the importation of dogs and cats from animal mills.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5028 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to provide budget relief by eliminating the earned income tax credit.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5029 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE SALES TAX ON VEHICLES', to lower taxes and help stimulate the economy.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5030 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS VOTE FOR ANY TAX INCREASE', to require a two-thirds vote of the General Assembly before taxes can be raised in order to limit the tax burden on state residents and businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5031 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING CONSULTING SERVICES FROM THE SALES AND USE TAX', to provide tax relief for businesses and to make Connecticut competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5032 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE HIGHER SALES AND USE TAX RATE LEVIED UPON CERTAIN LUXURY ITEMS', to repeal the luxury tax and provide tax relief.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5033 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF BOND PROCEEDS', to ensure that the state is not borrowing money to cover daily expenses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5034 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PHASE-OUT OF TAXATION ON PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME', to provide revenue-neutral tax relief to senior citizens and make Connecticut more competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5035 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES THAT CREATE NEW JOBS', to increase employment opportunities for small businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5036 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR PENSION INCOME', to provide tax relief to senior citizens and make Connecticut more competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5037 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MORATORIUM ON THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE STATE', to suspend for the next two years the authority to issue general obligation bonds of the state to fund "earmark" projects.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5038 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to increase employment opportunities for small businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5039 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX EXEMPTION FOR PENSION INCOME', to eliminate the income tax on pensions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5040 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ALLOWABLE INVESTMENTS FOR ANGEL INVESTMENT CREDITS', to encourage angel investors to help the growth of business in Connecticut.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5041 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PHASE-OUT OF INCOME TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME', to provide tax relief to senior citizens and make Connecticut competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5042 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PHASE-OUT OF INCOME TAX ON PENSION INCOME', to provide tax relief to senior citizens and make Connecticut competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5043 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PHASE-OUT OF THE ESTATE TAX', to phase out the estate tax and remove the tax consequences of dying.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5044 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR TAX CREDITS', to enable eligible small businesses to apply for tax credits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5045 REP. ZONI, 81st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CASH DISCOUNTS FOR GASOLINE AND DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS', to allow consumers to receive the cash discount price for gasoline if they pay by debit card.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5046 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE STORAGE OF DRIVER'S LICENSE INFORMATION BY RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS', to protect consumers by preventing security breaches and identity theft of sensitive information.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5047 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION RENEWALS', to protect consumers by requiring that a magazine subscriber provide a signature in order for a magazine subscription to automatically renew.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5048 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF COPPER TO SCRAP METAL PROCESSORS', to reduce copper theft.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5049 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONSOLIDATING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONS', to help reduce the size of government by combining all of the existing legislative commissions into one commission.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5050 REP. GENTILE, 104th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE POLKA', to establish the Ballroom Polka as the state polka.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5051 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING MUNICIPAL AND STATE REVERSE AUCTION AUTHORITY TO INCLUDE THE PURCHASE OF SERVICES', to expand the authority of municipalities, school districts and state agencies to use reverse auctions for the purchase of certain services in order for municipalities and the state to save money.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5052 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE USE OF CONNECTICUT-MADE PRODUCTS ON STATE-FUNDED HOUSING PROJECTS', to increase the use of Connecticut-made products.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5053 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ORIGINAL PUBLIC RECORDS RETAINED ELECTRONICALLY', to allow municipalities to dispose of paper or physical copies of public records after ten years provided such records are maintained electronically.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5054 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH', to recognize Native Americans' heritage and culture and their contributions to our society. .
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5055 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION INTERNSHIP REGULATORY BOARD', to develop a plan to establish a higher education internship regulatory board.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5056 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT ALIENS FROM QUALIFYING FOR IN-STATE TUITION', to require undocumented immigrant aliens to pay the full price of tuition at public institutions of higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5057 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DOCUMENTATION OF ALL EXPENDITURES MADE BY A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to increase transparency in public institutions of higher education by prohibiting unvouchered expenses.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5058 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE APPEALS PROCESS', to repeal the affordable housing land use appeals process.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5059 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR THE ILLEGAL SALE OR RENTAL OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS', to establish a penalty for the illegal sale, rental or sublet of deed restricted affordable housing units.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5060 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AFFORDABILITY TERM OF SET-ASIDE DEVELOPMENTS', to require affordable units in set-aside developments to remain affordable in perpetuity rather than allowing deed restrictions to sunset after forty years. .
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5061 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PERCENTAGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS REQUIRED IN A MUNICIPALITY', to provide an incentive for school integration.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5062 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING URBAN HOUSING FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS', to foster the revitalization of urban neighborhoods and to provide young professionals with affordable housing.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5063 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF HOMES FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING THE NUMBER OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS IN A MUNICIPALITY', to include low-cost housing units as affordable housing. .
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5064 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FLOW CAPACITY STUDIES OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND HIGH DENSITY HOUSING PROJECTS', to make developers of affordable housing and high density projects perform studies to determine whether the sewer effluent of their project is likely to exceed ninety per cent of the flow capacity at any sewer treatment plant.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5065 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR INCENTIVE HOUSING', to create an additional, dedicated funding source for the "Home CT" program.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5066 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DRUG-RELATED ACTIVITY BY TENANTS IN PUBLIC HOUSING', to provide public housing authorities with the discretion to evict tenants involved in any drug-related criminal activity.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5067 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE HEIGHT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNITS', to require the height of affordable housing units be consistent with the height of existing dwellings.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5068 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONTAINMENT OF CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE COSTS', to contain correctional health care costs by implementing a technology-based model to better track potential billing errors and overpayments while maximizing federal reimbursement for inpatient inmate care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5069 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING HEALTH CARE FRAUD, WASTE AND ABUSE', to reduce health care program fraud, waste and abuse by adopting prepayment fraud detection technologies.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5070 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TESTING OF CASH ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS FOR USE OF ILLICIT DRUGS', to test recipients of cash assistance for use of illicit drugs and require treatment if necessary.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5071 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DELIVERY OF SOCIAL SERVICES BY PRIVATE PROVIDERS', to increase efficiency in the delivery of state social services by transferring a portion of the responsibility for the delivery of such services to qualified private community-based providers.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5072 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOTIVE GLASS WORK', to require an insurance company doing business in this state, or agent, adjuster or third-party claims administrator for such company to provide additional disclosures to an insured regarding such insured's right to choose a licensed repair shop or glass shop where such insured's motor vehicle physical damage or automotive glass work will be performed.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5073 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE GLASS REPAIR SERVICE', to require insurance companies or third-party claims administrators for such companies to provide certain disclosures and information to insureds for claims regarding motor vehicle glass repair service or motor vehicle glass products.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5074 REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR TUTORS OF MINOR STUDENTS', to require all tutors working with students under the age of eighteen to have a criminal background check before hiring.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5075 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MAXIMUM MUNICIPAL PENALTY FOR RETRIEVAL OF A DIRT BIKE OR ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE', to increase the maximum penalty that a municipality may charge an individual to retrieve a confiscated dirt bike or all-terrain vehicle.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5076 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INTIMIDATION ON ACCOUNT OF HOMELESSNESS', to protect homeless persons by making it a hate crime to assault or verbally attack a person because of the actual or perceived homelessness of the person.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5077 REP. RITTER, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT OF A PERSON WHO IS PHYSICALLY HELPLESS', to redefine "physically helpless" with respect to sexual assault offenses to include physical or intellectual disabilities that render a person unable to verbalize lack of consent to sexual contact.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5078 REP. HURLBURT, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF "PHYSICALLY HELPLESS" WITH RESPECT TO SEXUAL ASSAULT OFFENSES', to redefine "physically helpless" with respect to sexual assault offenses to include a physical or intellectual disability that renders an individual unable to verbalize a lack of consent.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5079 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INVESTIGATIVE SUBPOENAS', to grant investigative subpoena power to the state's attorneys.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5080 REP. MORIN, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL PROCESS THAT IS FILED FOR A MALICIOUS PURPOSE OR TO HARASS AN INDIVIDUAL', to protect crime victims and individuals against whom multiple civil actions have been filed and dismissed, by establishing standards for plaintiffs who initiate civil actions against such victims and individuals, and to make standards concerning subpoenas in civil actions against crime victims applicable to all plaintiffs, rather than limiting such provisions to pro se litigants as currently provided.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5081 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF INMATES CONVICTED OF MURDER WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES', to require that persons convicted of the class A felony of murder with special circumstances and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of release be segregated from the general inmate population and serve their sentences in similar living conditions as inmates on death row.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5082 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ASSAULT OF A SCHOOL TEACHER', to enhance the penalty for assaulting a school teacher on school property.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5083 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING RISK REDUCTION CREDITS FOR CRIMES THAT RESULT IN THE DEATH OF ANOTHER PERSON', to prohibit any person sentenced for a crime which resulted in the death of another person from earning risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5084 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANSLAUGHTER WITH A MOTOR VEHICLE', to increase the penalty for manslaughter with a motor vehicle when the operator of a motor vehicle causes the death of another person while the operator is typing, reading or sending text or a text message, or while the operator is under the influence of alcohol, if the operator has any trace of a controlled substance in his or her system.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5085 REP. DIMINICO, 13th DIST.; SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE FROM AN INTOXICATED OR INCAPACITATED VICTIM', to study whether to amend the sexual assault evidence collection protocol to permit the collection of forensic evidence from a victim of a sexual assault who is unable to provide consent because such victim is intoxicated or otherwise incapacitated in order to ensure that evidence is collected in a timely manner and not lost.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5086 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMPLETION OF PRO BONO LEGAL WORK BY ATTORNEYS WHOSE INCOME IS DERIVED FROM STATE FUNDS', to require a person engaged in the practice of law who receives fifty per cent or more of his or her annual income from state funds to complete not less than forty hours of pro bono legal work during the calendar year in which the income is earned.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5087 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE WHEN A CHILD IS A PASSENGER OR WHEN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH OF A CHILD RESULTS', to protect children from individuals who operate motor vehicles under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5088 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE RATE TO SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS', to provide property tax relief to towns and to ensure that maximum funding is made available for local school and transportation projects.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5089 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL RELIEF TO THE STATE AND MUNICIPALITIES AND THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLD', to provide financial relief to the state and municipalities by increasing the threshold amount for public works projects required to pay prevailing wages.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5090 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATURE'S IMPACT ON EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE', to require impact statements to accompany every legislative proposal on employment.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5091 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS FROM PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS', to exempt from the prevailing wage requirements all municipal projects that do not receive state or federal funding.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5092 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS AND THEIR APPLICABILITY TO INSTITUTIONS OF ART AND CULTURE', to provide financial relief to the state and municipalities by increasing the threshold amount for public works projects which require contractors to pay prevailing wages and to encourage institutions of art and culture to undertake construction or renovation projects.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5093 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LABOR CONTRACTS DURING PERIODS OF HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT', to allow the legislative body of a municipality to reject a contract without requiring mandatory binding arbitration during periods of high unemployment.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5094 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to provide financial relief to the state and municipalities by increasing the threshold amount for public works projects which require contractors to abide by prevailing wage laws.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5095 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE IMPACT STATEMENTS AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE STATE', to require a job impact statement on all legislation that has an effect on employment.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5096 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR METAL DETECTORS AT THE STATE CAPITOL', to maximize safety and security for the State Capitol complex.
REF. JOINT COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5097 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS VOTE TO ENACT NEW MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to require a two-thirds vote of the General Assembly before a new municipal mandate can be enacted in order to reduce unfunded mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5098 REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE POSTING OF ASSIGNED MUNICIPAL LIENS', to require more transparency in the assignment of municipal liens.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5099 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NEW MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to reduce the number of unfunded mandates on municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5100 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL OPTION TAXES', to find new sources of revenue for municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5101 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPROVAL OF NEW UNFUNDED MANDATES BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY', to provide mandate relief to municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5102 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE-WIDE MILL RATE FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF ANTIQUE, RARE OR SPECIAL INTEREST MOTOR VEHICLES', to create a state-wide mill rate for motor vehicles and to reimburse municipalities that lose money as a result of a lower state-wide mill rate with additional revenue generated by narrowing the definition of antique, rare or special interest motor vehicle.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5103 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROPERTY TAXATION OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES', to exempt ATVs from property tax under certain situations.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5104 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY LYME DISEASE TESTING', to establish a task force to study Lyme disease testing.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5105 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND VACCINATIONS', to repeal the requirement that health care providers receive vaccinations through the Department of Public Health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5106 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHARGES FOR PATIENT CARE BY NURSING HOMES', to reduce the state's overall Medicaid costs. .
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5107 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE TRAINING OF HEALTH CARE EMPLOYEES CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL HIPPA LEGISLATION', to protect patients' confidential health information.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5108 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARENTAL CONSENT FOR USE OF INDOOR TANNING DEVICES BY PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE', to require that children under age eighteen have parental consent in order to use indoor tanning devices.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5109 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REFILL OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WHEN THERE IS SEVERE WEATHER', to require pharmacies to fill prescriptions up to two days early when there is a severe weather emergency.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5110 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF A UNIVERSAL CHILD HEALTH FORM', to streamline and centralize a child's health information through the use of universal child health forms.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5111 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF TATTOO ARTISTS', to require tattoo artists to be licensed.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5112 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF PERSONS HOLDING HANDGUN PERMITS', to permit the disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act of the names and addresses of persons holding handgun permits.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5113 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POOL SAFETY AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS', to establish a uniform policy regarding school pool safety so as to reduce the loss of life or injury related to swimming at public schools.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5114 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADVERTISING ON LOTTERY TICKETS ', to require the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to enter into agreements to place advertising on lottery tickets.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5115 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS', to extend workers' compensation coverage for mental or emotional impairment to any volunteer or paid first responder diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5116 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OVERSIGHT AND REGULATION OF SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS AND PROFESSIONAL BONDSMEN', to reduce costs in the judicial system and better protect victims of domestic violence by revising the bail bond process and increasing oversight of surety bail bond agents and professional bondsmen.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5117 REP. RITTER, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCREASED PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO STOP FOR SCHOOL CROSSING GUARDS', to strengthen the penalties available when the operator of a motor vehicle violates section 14-300f of the general statutes by failing to immediately stop when directed to do so by a school crossing guard.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5118 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POOL SAFETY AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS', to establish a uniform policy regarding school pool safety so as to reduce the loss of life or injury related to swimming at public schools.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5119 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BUILDING CODE PROVISIONS FOR SENIOR HOUSING FACILITIES', to recognize the unique building considerations applicable to senior housing facilities.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5120 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT RENAMING COLMAN STREET IN NEW LONDON AS "DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. BOULEVARD"', to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by renaming Colman Street in New London as "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard".
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5121 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE ROCKY HILL-GLASTONBURY FERRY OPERATION ACCOUNT', to establish an account to be used for the operation of the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury ferry.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5122 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT COMMITTING BUS AND RAIL FARE INCREASES TO BUS AND RAIL UPGRADES', to require that the scheduled bus and rail fare increases be used for upgrades to bus and rail service operations and maintenance.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5123 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF TEMPORARY PARKING PERMITS ALLOWING PREGNANT WOMEN TO PARK IN SPACES DESIGNATED FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND OR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES', to provide temporary parking permits for pregnant women wishing to park a vehicle in a parking space designated for persons who are blind and persons with disabilities.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5124 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A HIGHWAY REST AREA IN HONOR OF AUXILIARY STATE TROOPER EDWARD W. TRUELOVE', to recognize and honor Edward W. Truelove's sacrifice and service to the state.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5125 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING TOLLS ON CONNECTICUT'S HIGHWAYS', to raise revenue through tolls.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5126 REP. DARGAN, 115th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE TO THE CITY OF WEST HAVEN FOR SIDEWALKS AND BICYCLE LANES', to provide funding to install sidewalks and bicycle lanes for the 1.5 miles between the Metro-North West Haven train station and the Yale West Campus.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5127 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE VALIDITY OF CERTAIN METRO NORTH COMMUTER RAIL PASSES AFTER RAIL SERVICE OUTAGES LASTING MORE THAN FORTY-EIGHT HOURS', to ensure that certain commuter rail weekly and monthly ticket holders are credited when rail service is not being provided.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5128 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF REVENUE FROM BUS AND RAIL FARE INCREASES FOR SERVICE UPGRADES, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE', to require that the scheduled bus and rail fare increases be used for bus and rail service upgrades, operations and maintenance.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5129 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIFETIME PARKING PERMITS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH PERMANENT DISABILITIES', to ensure that permits to park in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities do not expire for individuals with permanent disabilities.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5130 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF PARKING ON THE NEW HAVEN LINE', to develop an accurate inventory of available parking on the New Haven Line and to develop a plan to meet parking demand.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5131 REP. NICASTRO, 79th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR SPOUSES OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO ARE DEPLOYED OR TRANSFERRED', to close a gap that prevents individuals from receiving unemployment compensation benefits while they are relocating with a spouse who is a member of the armed forces and has been transferred or deployed.
REF. SELECT COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5132 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO DESIGNATE "WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA WEEK"', to encourage Connecticut residents to participate in and provide support for the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
REF. SELECT COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5133 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXPANSION OF THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR VETERANS', to expand eligibility for the veterans' property tax exemption to all veterans.
REF. SELECT COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5134 REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR VETERANS', to expand eligibility for the veterans' property tax exemption to all veterans.
REF. SELECT COMMITTEE ON VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5135 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO IMPOSE IMPACT FEES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to allow planning and zoning commissions to impose impact fees when approving affordable housing developments.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.J. No. 1 REP. MILLER, 122nd DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE FOR DIRECT REFERENDUM', to provide for direct public participation in the legislative process.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.J. No. 2 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW FOR DIRECT INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM', to permit direct initiative and referendum in order to allow for a more open government.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS