SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 320 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT PROHIBITING PRICE GOUGING DURING SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS', to protect consumers from price gouging during severe weather market disruptions.
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S.B. No. 654 (COMM) CHILDREN . 'AN ACT CREATING A MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID PROGRAM FOR PARENTS', to develop a mental health first aid program for parents so that parents will be better equipped to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness in their children and the community in general.
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S.B. No. 879 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DURING THE COURSE OF ANTITRUST INVESTIGATIONS', to conform the Connecticut Antitrust Act with federal antitrust provisions.
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S.B. No. 880 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS AND THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMITS', to ensure that the pilot program established by special act 11-14 does not lapse and to allow for consideration of the report currently due February 1, 2014.
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S.B. No. 881 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FARM WINERIES', to clarify the average crop definition during the first seven years from the issuance of a farm winery permit.
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S.B. No. 882 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDING THE PACE PROGRAM TO THE MEDICAID STATE PLAN', to add cost saving PACE services to the Medicaid state plan.
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S.B. No. 883 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS', to allow the spouse of an institutionalized person sufficient assets to age in place at home.
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S.B. No. 884 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT INCREASING ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED CARE FOR ELDERLY PERSONS AND THOSE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE'
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S.B. No. 885 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE THE UTILITY OF CREATING A PUBLIC RETIREMENT PLAN', to study the utility of creating a public retirement plan.
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S.B. No. 886 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AGING IN PLACE'
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S.B. No. 887 (RAISED) CHILDREN . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM', to make changes to the Care 4 Kids subsidy program to extend the eligibility to recipients of program benefits who take unpaid leave from their employment due to the birth or impending birth of a child provided certain criteria are met.
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S.B. No. 888 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING WIRELESS BROADBAND', to require the Connecticut Siting Council to make a determination of an application for the construction of a telecommunications tower within one hundred fifty days, to add telecommunications towers to the list of structures allowed in a watershed, and to require the state to develop a process to make state land and property available for lease for wireless facilities if not contrary to state use of such land or property.
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S.B. No. 889 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADVERTISEMENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT'S CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS'
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S.B. No. 890 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to grant The University of Connecticut authority to enter into design-build contracts to enable it to shorten the project schedule by starting both the design and construction phases immediately.
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S.B. No. 891 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES', to classify fewer state employees as managers.
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S.B. No. 892 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING COST ESTIMATES FOR CERTAIN HEALTH CARE SERVICES', to require health care providers to give advance notice to patients of services that are expected to cost more than one thousand dollars.
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S.B. No. 893 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT ALLOWING PACKAGE STORE PERMITTEES TO HOLD GIFT BASKET RETAILER PERMITS', to allow holders of package store permits to also hold gift basket retailer permits.
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