HOUSE
List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5001 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS NECESSARY TO RESTORE THE CAP ON CERTAIN PROBATE COURT FEES', to appropriate funds to the Probate Court and restore the cap on Probate Court fees for the settlement of an estate.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5002 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, MUNICIPALITIES AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE COST OF EDUCATING NONRESIDENT STUDENTS', to require the Department of Children and Families to reimburse towns for the costs of educating nonresident children that are placed in such towns.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 5003 REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND IN THOMASTON', to provide funding to the Railroad Museum of New England in the town of Thomaston for construction and renovations to the facility.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5004 REP. ZUPKUS, 89th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DOUBLE TAXATION OF CONSUMER GOODS', to eliminate double taxation on consumer goods when businesses purchase products at wholesale prices and pay sales tax on such products which products are then subject to sales tax when resold to the consumer or otherwise included in a taxable consumer good.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5005 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME AND THE ELIMINATION OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to exempt Social Security income from the personal income tax and eliminate the earned income tax credit.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5006 REP. SHABAN, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5007 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING STATE TAXES THAT COST MORE TO ADMINISTER THAN IS GAINED IN REVENUE', to eliminate state taxes costing more for the state to collect in administrative costs than the state gains in revenue received from the imposition of said tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5008 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to repeal the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5009 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON PENSIONS FOR PERSONS SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER', to eliminate the personal income tax on pensions for persons sixty-seven years of age or older.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5010 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE IMPOSITION OF PERSONAL INCOME TAXATION ON PENSION BENEFIT INCOME', to eliminate the imposition of personal income taxation on pension benefit income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5011 REP. SHABAN, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE HOSPITAL AND AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAXES', to phase out the hospital tax and the ambulatory surgical center tax over a five-year period beginning July 1, 2016.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5012 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE GRADUATES', to provide a tax credit to businesses that hire a recent high school or college graduate.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5013 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE UNEMPLOYED OR SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS', to provide a tax credit to businesses hiring unemployed or self-employed persons.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5014 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO AN ABLE ACCOUNT', to allow a deduction from the personal income tax for contributions made to an ABLE account.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5015 REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE TAX RATE APPLICABLE TO CERTAIN JEWELRY AND CLOTHING SALES', to revitalize consumer buying by reducing the sales tax on certain jewelry and clothing sales.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5016 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE UNITARY TAX', to repeal the unitary tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5017 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR INTEREST AND PRINCIPAL PAID ON STUDENT LOANS', to provide a credit against the personal income tax for interest and principal paid on student loans.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5018 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt Social Security income from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5019 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN PENSION INCOME FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt certain pension income from the personal income tax in order to stop the loss of retired individuals from Connecticut to states that do not tax pension income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5020 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE IMPOSITION OF PERSONAL INCOME TAXATION ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the imposition of personal income taxation on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5021 REP. BYRON, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING PERSONAL INCOME TAXATION ON PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on pensions and Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5022 REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE TAX PAYABLE ON CASUAL CAR SALES', to provide that the documented purchase price of a private passenger motor vehicle that is sold by one private individual to another be the basis for calculating the sales tax payable on the motor vehicle.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5023 REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE THOMASTON OPERA HOUSE', to provide funds to the town of Thomaston for the renovation of the Thomaston Opera House.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5024 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE ESTATE TAX', to eliminate the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5025 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON PENSIONS', to eliminate the personal income tax on pensions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5026 REP. JANOWSKI, 56th DIST.; REP. SERRA, 33rd DIST.; REP. BOUKUS, 22nd DIST.; REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST.; REP. SCANLON, 98th DIST.; REP. ARCONTI, 109th DIST.; REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARITY FOR SINGLE-FILERS UNDER THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to establish a ten-year plan to phase in an increase in the personal exemption for single-filers under the personal income tax in order to reduce the higher tax liability that is imposed on single-filers, including students, recent graduates, young people entering the workforce, widows, widowers and senior citizens, who pay up to five times more income tax than individuals filing jointly, in order to reduce the brain drain of youth leaving Connecticut for more favorable tax climates.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5027 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX', to eliminate the estate tax and remove certain tax consequences of dying.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5028 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CREDIT AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE POLICY COSTS', to encourage individuals to purchase long-term care insurance.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5029 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5030 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5031 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5032 REP. MULLIGAN, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5033 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE SALES TAX ON PARKING FEES AT STATE PARKS', to eliminate the sales tax on motor vehicle parking at state parks.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5034 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONSOLIDATING THE ANNUAL INFORMATIONAL MAILING OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEMBERS', to reduce the cost of the annual informational mailing by General Assembly members by consolidating it to one per senatorial district.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5035 REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM', to repeal the Citizens' Election Program.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5036 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING LEGISLATOR FRANKING PRIVILEGES', to eliminate the costly franking privileges of members of the General Assembly.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5037 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE NUMBER OF DEPUTY COMMISSIONERS IN STATE AGENCIES', to eliminate duplicative service and provide cost savings to the state.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5038 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPAYMENT OF LOANS EXTENDED UNDER THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT', to relieve businesses of the obligations created by the loans extended to the state through the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5039 REP. MULLIGAN, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPAYMENT OF LOANS EXTENDED UNDER THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT', to relieve businesses of the obligations created by the loans extended to the state through the Federal Unemployment Tax Act.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5040 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE COST OF RESIDENT POLICE OFFICERS', to reimburse towns for the costs incurred when the resident state police officer provides services on state highways or outside the boundaries of such towns.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5041 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRIVATIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to privatize the Department of Motor Vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION