Labor and Public Employees Committee Bill Record Book 12/4/2016

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Section 1: PROPOSED SENATE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PSB-95 AA PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE STATE TO PAY DOWN THE INTEREST ON THE FEDERAL LOANS EXTENDED TO THE STATE THROUGH THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TAX ACT.

SENATOR WITKOS, 8TH DIST.
SENATOR WITKOS, 8TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HAMPTON, 16TH DIST.

et al


Section 2: PROPOSED HOUSE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PHB-5038 AAC REPAYMENT OF LOANS EXTENDED UNDER THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT.

REPRESENTATIVE RUTIGLIANO, 123RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RUTIGLIANO, 123RD DIST.


  PHB-5039 AAC REPAYMENT OF LOANS EXTENDED UNDER THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT.

REPRESENTATIVE MULLIGAN, 55TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GREEN, 55TH DIST.


  sHB-5261 AAC OPERATORS OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES, COACHES AND REFEREES AND THE EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP.

REPRESENTATIVE RILEY, 46TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RILEY, 46TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LUXENBERG, 12TH DIST.

et al
02-25 04-07 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
42
67
606
06-20 VETO OVERRULED, HOUSE
05-04 HOUSE PASSED
03-22 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON FIN
06-20 VETO SUSTAINED, SENATE
05-04 SENATE PASSED
06-02 VETOED BY GOVERNOR
05-18 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-18 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-16 PA 16-98

Section 3: (SENATE) RAISED COMM. & COMMITTEE

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RSB-39 AAC THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE AND EMPLOYEES WHO CUSTOMARILY AND REGULARLY RECEIVE GRATUITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
03-03

  RSB-40 AAC EMPLOYER INQUIRIES ABOUT AN EMPLOYEE'S OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE'S CREDIT HISTORY.
02-16 04-05 GL - Joint Favorable
02-23 LAB - Joint Favorable
4
541
59
04-29 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-29 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
03-29 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON GL
  RSB-41 AAC THE LABOR DEPARTMENT.
02-16 04-04 PD - Joint Favorable
02-23 LAB - Joint Favorable
5

60
05-03 SEN. RECOMMITTED TO LAB
03-29 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON PD
  RSB-42 AAC THE CITY OF BRIDGEPORT AND ANNUAL MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM AMORTIZATION CONTRIBUTION PAYMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE STALLWORTH, 126TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE STALLWORTH, 126TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BAKER, 124TH DIST.

et al
02-16 04-11 PD - Joint Favorable
03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
200
576
178
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
05-03 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-03 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-06 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON PD
06-07 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-26 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-26 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-25 SA 16-16
  RSB-66 AA EXTENDING PAID SICK LEAVE TO SCHOOL PARAPROFESSIONALS.

SENATOR WITKOS, 8TH DIST.
SENATOR WITKOS, 8TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LUXENBERG, 12TH DIST.

et al
02-16

  sSB-101 AAC WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE AND SOLE PROPRIETORS.

SENATOR MCLACHLAN, 24TH DIST.
SENATOR MCLACHLAN, 24TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ZONI, 81ST DIST.

et al
02-25 04-04 INS - Joint Favorable
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable
39
495
90
05-03 HOUSE PASSED
05-03 IN CONCURRENCE
04-27 SENATE PASSED
03-29 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON INS
06-01 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-18 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-18 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 PA 16-73
  RSB-102 AAC WORKERS' COMPENSATION AWARDS AND ATTORNEY FEES.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
02-25

  sSB-134 AAC WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WHO ARE DIAGNOSED WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR BARTOLOMEO, 13TH DIST.

et al
02-25 03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
52

91
04-11 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-210 AA STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF THE STATE PROVIDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS TO CERTAIN PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS.

REPRESENTATIVE SANTIAGO, 130TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SANTIAGO, 130TH DIST.
02-25 04-25 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable
55
778
581
92
05-04 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-19 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-211 AA ALLOWING EMPLOYERS TO PAY WAGES USING PAYROLL CARDS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LUXENBERG, 12TH DIST.

et al
02-25 04-04 BA - Joint Favorable
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
54
436
93
05-03 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-03 IN CONCURRENCE
04-19 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-19 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
03-29 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON BA
06-07 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-25 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-25 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-19 PA 16-125
  sSB-220 AAC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION APPEALS AND HEARINGS, EMPLOYEE PAY PERIODS AND MINOR AND TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES RELATING TO THE LABOR DEPARTMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE ESPOSITO, 116TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DIMASSA, 116TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROVERO, 51ST DIST.

et al
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
263
439
206
05-04 HOUSE PASSED
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-19 SENATE PASSED
06-06 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-25 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-25 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-23 PA 16-169
  sSB-221 AAC PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.

SENATOR FLEXER, 29TH DIST.
SENATOR FLEXER, 29TH DIST.
SENATOR WINFIELD, 10TH DIST.

et al
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
264

205
  RSB-222 AAC THE REPEAL OF OBSOLETE REPORTS AND PROGRAMS INVOLVING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT.

SENATOR CASSANO, 4TH DIST.
SENATOR CASSANO, 4TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SAMPSON, 80TH DIST.

et al
03-03 04-07 CE - Joint Favorable
03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
209
440
179
05-04 HOUSE PASSED
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-19 SENATE PASSED
04-01 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON CE
06-06 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-25 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-25 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-23 PA 16-170
  sSB-223 AAC LIENS FOR UNPAID EMPLOYEE WAGES AND DISCIPLINARY SUSPENSIONS FOR HARASSMENT OR WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.
03-03 04-29 JUD - MOTION FAILED JF
03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
210

180
04-27 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-27 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON JUD
  sSB-225 AA AUGMENTING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR RADIOLOGY SERVICES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES.
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
211

181
04-01 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-314 AAC A STUDY OF THE BENEFITS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THE TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

SENATOR FASANO, 34TH DIST.
SENATOR FASANO, 34TH DIST.
03-03 04-29 HS - Joint Favorable
04-07 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
219
678

182
04-26 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON HS
04-01 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-393 AAC DOMESTIC WORKERS.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR GOMES, 23RD DIST.

et al
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
331

245

Section 4: (HOUSE) RAISED COMM. & COMMITTEE

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RHB-5074 AAC EMPLOYEE WORKING CONDITIONS.
02-16 02-23 LAB - Joint Favorable
2
38

  sHB-5075 AAC DISABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR UNIFORMED MEMBERS OF FIRE DEPARTMENTS WHO ARE OTHERWISE INELIGIBLE FOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN TYPES OF CANCER.

REPRESENTATIVE KUPCHICK, 132ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KUPCHICK, 132ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GIEGLER, 138TH DIST.

et al
02-16 02-23 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
3
39

  sHB-5237 AAC FAIR CHANCE EMPLOYMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE MORRIS, 140TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MORRIS, 140TH DIST.
SENATOR WINFIELD, 10TH DIST.

et al
03-03 04-14 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
175
685
737
140
510
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-26 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
04-08 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
05-04 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
06-01 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-18 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-18 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 PA 16-83
  RHB-5238 AAC THE REMOVAL OF CERTAIN POSITIONS FROM THE ENUMERATED LIST OF POSITIONS THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM CLASSIFIED SERVICE.
02-25 03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable
50
61

  RHB-5260 AAC DOMESTIC SERVICE AND OVERTIME PAY.
02-25

  sHB-5261 AAC OPERATORS OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES, COACHES AND REFEREES AND THE EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP.

REPRESENTATIVE RILEY, 46TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RILEY, 46TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LUXENBERG, 12TH DIST.

et al
02-25 04-07 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
42
67
606
06-20 VETO OVERRULED, HOUSE
05-04 HOUSE PASSED
03-22 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON FIN
06-20 VETO SUSTAINED, SENATE
05-04 SENATE PASSED
06-02 VETOED BY GOVERNOR
05-18 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-18 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-16 PA 16-98
  RHB-5262 AA ESTABLISHING A FIREFIGHTERS CANCER RELIEF PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
SENATOR BARTOLOMEO, 13TH DIST.

et al
02-25 04-05 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-01 LAB - Joint Favorable
44
691
68
443
04-26 IN CONCURRENCE
04-20 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
03-29 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON FIN
04-26 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
05-06 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-03 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-03 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-02 PA 16-10
  sHB-5367 AAC THE TOTAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RATE AND AN ONLINE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE.

REPRESENTATIVE ROJAS, 9TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROJAS, 9TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HAMPTON, 16TH DIST.

et al
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
230
173
580
04-30 HOUSE PASSED
  RHB-5368 AAC HOMEMAKER SERVICES AND HOMEMAKER COMPANION AGENCIES.
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
231
174

04-05 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD
  sHB-5369 AAC ADJUSTMENTS TO THE MAXIMUM WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT RATE AND THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT UNDER WHICH A PERSON MAY BE FOUND GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY FOR THE FRAUDULENT RECEIPT OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
232
774
175
564
04-29 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
  RHB-5370 AA INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE.

REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
03-03

  RHB-5371 AAC A MINIMUM WORKWEEK FOR PERSONS PERFORMING BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES.

SENATOR COLEMAN, 2ND DIST.
SENATOR COLEMAN, 2ND DIST.
SENATOR WINFIELD, 10TH DIST.

et al
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
233
176

04-05 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  RHB-5372 AAC FIREFIGHTERS AND DISABILITY INSURANCE POLICIES.
03-03

  sHB-5377 AAC THE PREVAILING WAGE.
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
234
177

  RHB-5378 AAC THE STANDARD RATE OF WAGES.

SENATOR COLEMAN, 2ND DIST.
SENATOR COLEMAN, 2ND DIST.
SENATOR WINFIELD, 10TH DIST.

et al
03-03 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
235
741
178
521
04-26 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
  RHB-5448 AA AGGREGATING YEARS OF SERVICE IN THE PROBATE JUDGES AND EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND CLARIFYING THE RETIREMENT INCOME FOR CERTAIN RETIREES.
03-03

  RHB-5449 AAC LIABILITY FOR UNFAIR INSURANCE PRACTICES IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS.
03-03

  RHB-5505 AAC LOCAL OR REGIONAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION, EXCLUSIVE BARGAINING REPRESENTATIVES AND MEMBERS OF THE TEACHING PROFESSION.
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
246
189

04-05 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON ED
  RHB-5506 AA STUDYING THE LIABILITY OF EMPLOYERS FOR HOSPITAL SERVICES IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CASES.
03-08 03-10 LAB - MOTION FAILED JFS


  sHB-5507 AAC THE LABOR DEPARTMENT AND THE CERTIFICATION OF EMPLOYEES FOR PURPOSES OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION SYSTEM.
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable
247
190

04-08 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  sHB-5591 AA CREATING THE CONNECTICUT RETIREMENT SECURITY PROGRAM.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.

et al
03-08 03-10 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
303
747
227
522
04-30 IN CONCURRENCE
04-25 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A,B,C,D
04-30 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A,B,C,D
05-27 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-13 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-12 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-03 PA 16-29

Section 7: CHANGE OF REFERENCE, SENATE

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sSB-100 AAC ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS.
02-22 02-29 GAE - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference LAB


Section 9: REFERRED FROM THE SENATE FLOOR

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sSB-262 AAC THE CONNECTICUT FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY SERVICE.

REPRESENTATIVE ROSE, 118TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROSE, 118TH DIST.
SENATOR KISSEL, 7TH DIST.

et al
03-03 04-19 LAB - Joint Favorable
03-08 VA - Joint Favorable Substitute
215
528
186
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-28 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-28 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON LAB
06-07 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-25 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-25 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-23 PA 16-195
  RSB-348 AAC EMPLOYMENT PROTECTIONS FOR AN EMPLOYEE WHO SERVES AS A STATE OR FEDERAL JUROR.

REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.
03-18 04-19 LAB - Joint Favorable
03-21 JUD - Joint Favorable
439
507
291
04-27 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-27 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON LAB
  RSB-391 AAC THE RECOUPMENT OF STATE COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LOW WAGE EMPLOYERS.

REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ALBIS, 99TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.

et al
03-08 04-12 LAB - Joint Favorable
03-15 HS - Joint Favorable
387

267
04-06 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON LAB

Section 10: REFERRED FROM THE HOUSE FLOOR

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sHB-5416 AAC THE LABOR DEPARTMENT AND CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS, IMPROVING CUSTOMER SERVICE TO VETERANS BY THE ADVOCACY AND ASSISTANCE UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND STRENGTHENING COORDINATION BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND MUNICIPALITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE ROSE, 118TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROSE, 118TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE O'DEA, 125TH DIST.

et al
03-03 04-07 LAB - Joint Favorable
03-08 VA - Joint Favorable
191
156
549
04-29 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
04-01 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON LAB
05-03 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
06-02 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-18 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-18 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 PA 16-68