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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5379 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REMOVAL OF OBSOLETE PROVISIONS FROM THE CHOICES HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM STATUTE', to remove obsolete references to Medicare organizations and oversight of such organizations.
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H.B. No. 5380 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF COST SAVINGS FROM THE UTILIZATION OF MOBILITY SYSTEMS', to study potential cost savings from the utilization of mobility systems and other technology for persons who receive state financial assistance.
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H.B. No. 5381 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATORY AUTHORITY FOR WASTEWATER PERMITTING PROGRAMS', to make the adoption of regulations to exempt categories of wastewater discharges from the submission of certain engineering plans and details discretionary rather than mandatory following the issuance of certain general permits by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to streamline and expedite the permitting process.
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H.B. No. 5382 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE NUCLEAR SAFETY EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM', to assure Connecticut's standards under its Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Response program and incorporate certain recommendations of the National Research Council.
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H.B. No. 5383 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FARM VIABILITY MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM AND THE CONNECTICUT FARM LINK PROGRAM', to facilitate and augment the Department of Agriculture's farm viability matching grant program and the Connecticut Farm Link Program.
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H.B. No. 5384 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE TURN IN POACHERS AND LOBSTER RESTORATION PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to direct charitable contributions paid in lieu of certain hunting and fishing fines to be used for the purpose of funding the Turn in Poachers and lobster restoration programs of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
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H.B. No. 5385 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S MATERIALS MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS', to amend certain definitions relating to solid waste management in order to more accurately reflect the nature of solid waste management facilities and to revise certain considerations employed during the determination of need process for such facilities.
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H.B. No. 5386 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING VOTES FOR CROSS ENDORSED CANDIDATES', to classify as "unassigned" the multiple votes an elector may cast on the ballot for cross endorsed candidates and make technical changes.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5387 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CIRCULATION OF NOMINATING PETITIONS', to eliminate the requirement that circulators of nominating petitions be residents of this state.
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H.B. No. 5388 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE IN THE TOWN OF BROOKLYN', to eliminate the requirement that the six-member Brooklyn town school committee be comprised of three members from each of the two major political parties.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5389 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC FINANCING FOR JUDGE OF PROBATE CANDIDATES', to require the State Elections Enforcement Commission to study expanding the Citizens' Election Program to include judge of probate candidates.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5390 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS AND OPINIONS FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE', to require that all written instructions and opinions issued by the Secretary of the State be published and permanently archived on the Secretary's Internet web site.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5391 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE HANDLING OF VOTER AFFIDAVITS', to require that, for any affidavit signed by an elector wishing to vote at any election, primary or referendum without presenting certain forms of identification, (1) the ballot cast by such elector shall be counted as a provisional ballot, and (2) the Secretary of the State shall establish and implement procedures for auditing such affidavits for accuracy not later than thirty days after such election, primary or referendum.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5392 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING BY THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE REGARDING MOTOR VEHICLES LICENSES', to require the Secretary of the State to train registrars of voters on the differences between a drive-only motor vehicle license and all other motor vehicle licenses.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5393 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION', to align the deadline for online voter registration with the deadlines for registration by mail and in person.
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H.B. No. 5394 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENDORSEMENTS OF TOWN COMMITTEE MEMBERS', to exempt candidates endorsed for election as town committee members from the requirement to sign the certification of such endorsement.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5395 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT GRADUATES OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION LOCATED IN CONNECTICUT', to provide incentives for young people to live in urban areas.
REF. HOUSING

H.B. No. 5396 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CREATING INCENTIVES FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO LIVE IN URBAN AREAS', to encourage young professionals to live in urban areas.
REF. HOUSING

H.B. No. 5397 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES BY LANDLORDS', to shorten the time period that tenants are without essential services provided by landlords.
REF. HOUSING

H.B. No. 5398 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING TO ADMINISTER CONNECTICUT HOUSING INVESTMENT FUND PROGRAMS', to provide funding for the Connecticut Housing Investment Fund.
REF. HOUSING

H.B. No. 5399 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE REIMBURSEMENT FOR TAX ABATEMENTS AND PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES', to clarify the law related to tax abatements and payments by authorities.
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H.B. No. 5400 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF CERTAIN EDUCATION PERSONNEL RECORDS', to ensure that local and regional boards of education have information concerning whether an applicant has been found to have committed abuse or sexual misconduct and that local and regional boards of education share such findings with other boards of education who may employ such applicant.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 5401 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXCLUSION OF A CHILD'S NAME IN DOCUMENTS RELATING TO A SUMMARY PROCESS ACTION', to ensure that a person under eighteen years of age is not named (1) in a notice to quit possession or occupancy, and (2) as a defendant in a summary process complaint.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 5402 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF WHISTLE-BLOWER PROTECTIONS TO AN EMPLOYEE WHO REPORTS A SUSPECTED VIOLATION OF LAW TO THE EMPLOYEE'S SUPERVISOR OR MANAGER', to extend whistle-blower protections to an employee who reports to the employee's supervisor or manager a violation or a suspected violation of any state or federal law or regulation or any municipal ordinance or regulation.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 5403 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO YIELD TO PEDESTRIANS IN CROSSWALKS AND FAILURE TO EXERCISE DUE CARE TO AVOID HITTING A PEDESTRIAN OR CYCLIST', to increase the fines for failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk and failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian or cyclist and to provide that such payments for such violations result in a remittance to the municipality in which the violation occurred.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 5404 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TOXIC FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND FURNITURE', to prevent the manufacture, sale and distribution of children's products and furniture containing certain flame retardant chemicals.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5405 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENT OF THE COST OF CERTIFICATION FOR A POLICE OFFICER', to reimburse law enforcement units that pay the cost of certifying a police officer if such officer gains employment with a different law enforcement unit within three years of such officer's certification.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5406 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT PERMITTING PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL TO USE BLUE LIGHTS', to allow members of a volunteer ambulance association or company, volunteer canine search and rescue team and volunteer underwater search and rescue team to use blue lights while on the way to or at the scene of an emergency requiring the services of such members.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5407 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF STATE-WIDE EMERGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS', to change the name of the Office of State-Wide Emergency Telecommunications to the Division of State-Wide Emergency Telecommunications and implement the next generation 9-1-1 telecommunication system.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5408 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENTATION OF A CARRY PERMIT', to require the holder of a permit for the carrying of any pistol or revolver to present such permit upon request of a law enforcement officer.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5409 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A TEMPORARY STATE PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR A REVOLVER', to create uniform criteria for the issuance of a temporary state permit to carry a pistol or revolver.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5410 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PENALTY FOR REFUSING TO SUBMIT TO THE TAKING OF FINGERPRINTS, A PHOTOGRAPH AND A PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION', to remove the penalty for failing to comply with the requirements of section 29-12 of the general statutes.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 5411 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE LOCAL BRIDGE PROGRAM, THE ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC TRANSIT, WORK ZONE SAFETY FUNDS, THE TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT, COMMUTER PARKING AREAS,REVISIONS TO STATUTES RELATED TO TRANSPORTATION AND OUTDATED REPORTING MANDATES', to implement the proposals of the Department of Transportation regarding (1) increased participation in the local bridge program, (2) the administration of public transit, (3) work zone safety funds, (4) the right of a holder of an option to purchase to participate in the transit-oriented development project, (5) the commissioner's authority to enforce parking at state commuter parking areas, (6) revisions to statutes related to transportation, and (7) outdated and duplicative reporting mandates.
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H.B. No. 5412 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES REGARDING HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, CAR DEALERS, STUDENT TRANSPORTATION VEHICLE OPERATORS, DIVERSION PROGRAMS AND MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTORS', to amend statutes as recommended by the Department of Motor Vehicles concerning hazardous materials, technical and minor changes to the motor vehicle statutes, car dealers, student transportation vehicle operators, participation in certain diversion programs and motor vehicle inspectors.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

H.B. No. 5413 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING HOUSING FOR VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY PERSONNEL', to require the Commissioner of Housing and the Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs to study state programs and services dedicated to assisting veteran and active duty members of the armed forces in this state and make recommendations to state agencies concerning allocation of resources.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 5414 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS HOUSING AND FEDERAL FUNDS', to require the Commissioner of Housing to ensure that any federal funds designated for housing of veterans, members of the armed forces and persons engaged in national defense activities are exclusively used for such purposes.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 5415 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION FOR VETERANS', to provide bus public transportation for veterans who have demonstrated financial hardship in securing other transportation to such veterans' places of employment and appointments for medical care or services.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 5416 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT AND VETERANS', to pair veterans and members of the armed forces and National Guard who have acquired specialized skills from military training with certain professional opportunities compatible with such skills.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS