HOUSE
List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5085 REP. MORIN, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPLETE REIMBURSEMENT FOR SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION', to provide one hundred per cent reimbursement to school districts for costs associated with the provision of school transportation.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5086 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd 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. 5087 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AID FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES', to achieve fairness in funding special education by reimbursing a school district for the total cost of its special education services when that school district's special education costs are greater than the average of all the state's school districts' special education costs.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5088 REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST.; REP. BUMGARDNER, 41st DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING MAGNET SCHOOL FUNDING TO THE NEW LONDON SCHOOL DISTRICT TO ALIGN WITH STUDENT ENROLLMENT NUMBERS', to institute certain reimbursement entitlements to the New London school district to align with its status as an all magnet school district.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5089 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING WINDHAM HIGH SCHOOL AS A STEM MAGNET SCHOOL', to convert Windham High School to a STEM magnet school.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5090 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DUAL LANGUAGE MAGNET SCHOOL', to expand and enhance educational opportunities.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5091 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE GIFT TAX', to repeal the gift tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5092 REP. SHABAN, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING A DEDUCTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR CHARITABLE DONATIONS TO CERTAIN PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES', to provide additional financial support for the provision of mental health and addiction services by allowing a deduction from the personal income tax for charitable donations to certain providers of mental health and addiction services.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5093 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN FARM LAND FROM THE ESTATE TAX', to preserve farm land by exempting it from the estate tax provided such land remains farm land for eight or more years.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5094 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANNUAL BOND CAP', to reduce debt service by enacting an annual bond cap.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5095 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING MANDATORY COMBINED REPORTING', to repeal mandatory combined reporting for the purposes of calculating a business' corporate income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5096 REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIME PERIOD FOR FUNDS TO ESCHEAT TO THE STATE', to extend the period of time after which funds are deemed escheated to the state.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5097 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to remove a burdensome tax on businesses by eliminating the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5098 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX ON CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS', to impose a tax on the endowment of educational institutions to create a revenue stream for universal free community college for state residents.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5099 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT PERSONAL INCOME TAXATION ON PENSION INCOME AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to phase out personal income taxation on pension and Social Security benefits in order to provide tax relief to senior citizens and make Connecticut competitive with other states.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5100 REP. SCOTT, 40th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO CATASTROPHE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS', to provide a deduction from the personal income tax for contributions to catastrophe savings accounts and to allow for the establishment of such accounts in order to allow residents to prepare for the financial impact of a catastrophic storm.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5101 REP. PERONE, 137th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE TAX ON AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS', to maintain patient access and cost savings currently realized by patients, employers and government payers when surgical care is provided within community-based ambulatory surgical centers by repealing the tax on such centers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5102 REP. TONG, 147th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE SALES TAX ON TAXES AND FEES ON CABLE SERVICES', to exempt taxes and fees on cable services from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5103 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE HOSPITAL TAX', to reduce the cost of health care in Connecticut, improve access to health care services and retain jobs by phasing out the hospital tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5104 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE HOSPITAL TAX', to lower the tax burden on hospitals and improve health care services by reducing the hospital tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5105 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF MANDATORY COMBINED REPORTING', to remove burdensome requirements on businesses by repealing mandatory combined reporting for the purposes of calculating a business' corporate income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5106 REP. MULLIGAN, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE SALES TAX ON CAR WASH SERVICES', to eliminate the sales tax on car wash services.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5107 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. MINER, 66th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE SALES TAX ON PARKING FEES AT STATE PARKS AND LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL PARKING LOTS', to repeal the sales tax on parking fees at state parks and local and municipal parking lots.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5108 REP. PERILLO, 113th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR PENSION INCOME AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to exempt pension income and Social Security benefits from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5109 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. MINER, 66th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYERS WHO OFFER ON-SITE CHILD DAY CARE OPTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES', to encourage employers to offer on-site child day care options for the children of employees by establishing a tax credit program for employers who provide such options.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5110 REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE HOSPITAL TAX AND REPEALING THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAX', to reduce health care costs, improve access to medical services and retain jobs by phasing out the hospital tax and repealing the ambulatory surgical center tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5111 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES', to provide municipalities with resources and expand economic development by requiring the state to fully fund PILOT payments.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5112 REP. WOOD, 141st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTATE TAX', to encourage Connecticut residents to continue to thrive in Connecticut by exempting the first $5.75 million from the estate tax to reflect the federal exemption.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5113 REP. DEVLIN, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE IMPOSITION OF THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON PENSION BENEFIT INCOME', to eliminate the imposition of the personal income tax on pension benefit income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5114 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPOSING A TAX ON SUGARY SOFT DRINKS', to raise and distribute revenue for childhood obesity measures by imposing a tax on sugary soft drinks.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5115 REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A DEDUCTION FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR STUDENT LOAN INTEREST', to provide tax relief to persons paying student loan interest by establishing a deduction from the personal income tax for student loan interest.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5116 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONTINUING THE ANGEL INVESTOR TAX CREDIT', to continue the angel investor tax credit for two additional years.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5117 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND DEVICES TO INCLUDE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS', to exempt feminine hygiene products from the sales tax pursuant to the exemption for medical supplies and devices.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5118 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS', to phase in an income tax reduction for single filers whose income is less than $50,000 and joint filers whose income is less than $100,000.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5119 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR TAMPONS AND SANITARY PADS', to exempt tampons and sanitary pads from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5120 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE FEES', to restore fair distribution of probate fees by capping the basis for the computation of fees at two million dollars.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5121 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. MINER, 66th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR DEPENDENT CHILD CARE COSTS', to provide relief to families related to the costs of day care by providing a credit against the personal income tax for day care costs.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5122 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONAL INCOME TAX DEDUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE BENEFIT ACCOUNTS', to allow employees to contribute portions of their pre-tax income to an employee funded family and medical leave account.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5123 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. MINER, 66th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEDUCTION UNDER THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR INTEREST PAID ON STUDENT LOANS', to provide relief to Connecticut residents from student loan debts by establishing a deduction under the personal income tax for the amount of student loan interest paid.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5124 REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPOSING AN EXCISE TAX ON SUGAR SWEETENED BEVERAGES', to offset state costs associated with treating obesity and to fund active living opportunities in towns by imposing a one cent per ounce excise tax on sugar sweetened beverages.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5125 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAX', to repeal the tax on ambulatory surgical centers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5126 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING THE CAP ON PROBATE FEES', to restore the $25,000 cap on probate fees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5127 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST.; REP. MACLACHLAN, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONTINUING THE ANGEL INVESTOR TAX CREDIT', to support start-up businesses and entrepreneurs and encourage investments in Connecticut businesses by continuing the angel investor tax credit.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H.B. No. 5128 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES', to require funds appropriated to the Department of Developmental Services that are unexpended at the end of fiscal years 2016 and 2017 remain available for expenditure by the department.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5129 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF VACCINES BY PHARMACISTS AND MEDICAL ASSISTANTS AND THE LISTING OF CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS', to (1) allow (A) pharmacists to administer the influenza vaccine to children, and (B) medical assistants to administer vaccines; and (2) require the Commissioner of Public Health to make available for public inspection a listing of all state residents maintained on the registries of the American Medical Technologists and the National Center for Competency Testing.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5130 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CLEARANCE OF STUDENT ATHLETES WITH CONCUSSIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN TEAM ACTIVITIES', to add physical therapists to the list of those health care professionals who may clear a student athlete who has suffered from a concussion for participation in team activities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5131 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON NAIL SALONS AND NAIL TECHNICIANS', to establish a task force on nail salons and nail technicians.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5132 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING NEWBORN SCREENING FOR POMPE DISEASE', to require a screening test for Pompe disease.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5133 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DENTAL ASSISTANTS', to describe the services that dentists may delegate to dental assistants.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH