SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 167 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF THE HISTORY AND MEANING OF VETERANS' DAY, MEMORIAL DAY AND THE FOUNDING DOCUMENTS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM', to teach public school students about the history and meaning of Veterans' Day, Memorial Day and the founding documents.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 168 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HOUSE PARTIES HOSTED BY STATE CONTRACTORS', to prohibit state contractors from hosting campaign fundraising house parties.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 169 SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT AND DELIVERY OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND INTERVENTIONS FOR CHILDREN', to enhance the provision of social, emotional, behavioral and mental health services.
REF. CHILDREN

Proposed S.B. No. 170 SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM TO PROVIDE INMATES WITH HEALTH CARE PLANS UPON RELEASE FROM INCARCERATION', to proactively address the needs of inmates being released thereby increasing the inmates' chance for successful reintegration into the community and reducing the recidivism rate.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 171 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SAFE HAVEN FROM EVICTION FOR ELDERLY TENANTS', to prevent certain elderly tenants from becoming homeless.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 172 SEN. WELCH, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING BANKS TO OFFER POLITICAL ACCOUNTS TO POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS AND POLITICAL COMMITTEES', to give political campaigns and political committees greater access to political accounts.
REF. BANKS

Proposed S.B. No. 173 SEN. WELCH, 31st DIST.; REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT INCLUDING THE TOWN OF THOMASTON IN THE WATERBURY ENTERPRISE ZONE', to expand the Waterbury enterprise zone to include the town of Thomaston.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 174 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF BAMBOO STAKES TO MARK SHELLFISH BEDS IN LONG ISLAND SOUND', to improve water safety in Long Island Sound.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 175 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCOME TAX TREATMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME', to provide tax relief to the elderly and disabled by exempting Social Security income from the state income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 176 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HIGHER EDUCATION PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE TASK FORCE', to establish a higher education performance incentive program.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 177 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING LIMITS ON ADMINISTRATIVE COSTS IN PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION', to reduce and control administrative costs at public institutions of higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 178 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A PERSON WHOSE PARENTAL RIGHTS WERE TERMINATED DUE TO ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF A CHILD TO CONTINUE TO MAKE CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CHILD', to ensure that a parent whose parental right are terminated due to abuse or neglect of a child remains financially responsible for the support of the child after the date of the termination of parental rights.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 179 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE AND ITS EFFECTS ON STATE BUSINESSES', to improve the state business climate by eliminating the statutory requirement that employers compensate their employees for sick time.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 180 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPANSION OF THE LICENSE RENEWAL FEE WAIVER FOR CERTAIN RETIRED PHYSICIANS', to expand the license renewal fee exemption for doctors who volunteer their time.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 181 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SIXTY-DAY WAITING PERIOD FOR THE SALE OF PAWNED PROPERTY', to establish a mandatory waiting period prior to which pawned property may not be sold by a pawnbroker.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 182 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSPECTION OF MOTORCYCLES WITH AFTERMARKET EXHAUST PIPES', to strengthen motorcycle noise laws by ordering an inspection of aftermarket exhaust pipes when a ticket for a noise violation is issued.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 183 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION TO STUDY CONGESTION ON INTERSTATE 95', to require a comprehensive study of congestion issues on Interstate 95 so the Department of Transportation can better plan for congestion.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 184 SEN. WELCH, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DRIVING HISTORY RECORDS OF MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS WHOSE LICENSES WERE SUSPENDED FOR VIOLATING CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS PLACED ON DRIVERS WHO ARE SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE', to remove records of license suspensions for violations of certain teen driving laws from the driving history records of motor vehicle operators who have reached the age of eighteen to aid such operators in obtaining automobile insurance.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 185 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PREFERENCE IN THE AWARD OF STATE CONTRACTS FOR VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESSES', to assist veteran-owned businesses in procuring state contracts.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 186 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN DISCLOSURES BY INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS AND GLASS WORK', to require insurance companies to disclose to an insured the insured's right to choose a motor vehicle repair or glass shop.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 187 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CONSULTATION BETWEEN THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT', to require the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange board of directors to consult with the Insurance Department to consult when negotiating premiums with health carriers offering or seeking to offer qualified health plans through the exchange.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 188 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS', to assist unemployed persons and to encourage professional development for teachers.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 189 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTIVE ANGIOPLASTY FOR CERTAIN PATIENTS', to improve patient health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 190 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PENALTIES FOR RETRIEVAL OF A DIRT BIKE AND ESTABLISHING A TITLE SYSTEM FOR DIRT BIKE OWNERSHIP', to make municipalities safer by increasing penalties for dirt bike retrieval after certain municipal ordinance or regulation violations and by establishing a title system for dirt bike ownership.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 191 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CAUSING HARM TO A VULNERABLE USER OF A PUBLIC WAY', to increase awareness for vulnerable users of our roads.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.J. No. 17 SEN. WELCH, 31st DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION CONCERNING TERM LIMITS FOR STATE-WIDE ELECTED OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY', to limit the number of terms for elected officials.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS