SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 22 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT AT KELLY MIDDLE SCHOOL IN NORWICH', to permit the town of Norwich to use one hundred thirty-seven thousand four hundred forty-four square feet as the maximum square footage for purposes of calculating the grant for the school building project at Kelly Middle School.
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S.B. No. 23 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE', to require a study of issues concerning Connecticut's manufacturing and technology workforce.
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S.B. No. 24 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROGRAM APPROVAL FOR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to exempt academic programs of certain independent institutions of higher education from approval by the Office of Higher Education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

S.B. No. 25 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL POLICE FORCES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES', to permit the establishment of a special police force at each of the regional community-technical colleges, subject to approval by the Board of Regents for Higher Education.
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S.B. No. 26 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS', to make certain changes to the statutes concerning the approval and authorization of private occupational schools.
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S.B. No. 27 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE BOARD OF DIRECTORS', to add a retired insurance producer to the board of directors of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 28 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCELERATED BENEFITS OF LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES', to redefine "qualifying event" for purposes of accelerated benefits of a life insurance policy.
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S.B. No. 29 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRIOR REVIEW OF INSURANCE DEPARTMENT GUIDELINES AND BULLETINS', to require that Insurance Department guidelines and bulletins be submitted to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance at least sixty days prior to being issued.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 30 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT TO STUDY DRIVER MONITORING DEVICES OFFERED BY INSURERS', to require a study and report of monitoring devices offered by insurers that monitor an insured's driving information.
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S.B. No. 31 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF FEES FOR THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL RISK INSURANCE POLICY PREMIUM PAYMENTS', to require insurers to disclose to applicants and insureds any fees for the processing of premium payments for personal risk or commercial risk insurance policies.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 32 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION ON HEALTH EQUITY', to allow the Commission on Health Equity to appoint an executive director and place the commission within the Insurance Department for administrative purposes.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 33 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF AND OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES FOR EPINEPHRINE PENS', to require a study and report of health insurance coverage of and out-of-pocket expenses for epinephrine pens.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 34 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DISPENSATION AND COVERAGE OF A PRESCRIBED DRUG FOR A CHRONIC DISEASE DURING CERTAIN ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEWS, AND DECREASING THE TIME FRAMES FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS', to establish procedures for the dispensation of and coverage for a prescribed drug for a chronic disease during certain adverse determination reviews, and decrease the time frame for urgent care adverse determination review requests from seventy-two hours to forty-eight hours.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 35 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE PURCHASE OF ASSISTANCE DOGS', to require health insurance coverage for the purchase of assistance dogs.
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S.B. No. 36 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF ORALLY AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED MEDICATIONS', to require health insurance policies that provide coverage for certain intravenously administered medications to provide coverage for certain orally administered medications on a basis no less favorable than for the intravenously administered medications.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 37 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDER ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS', to require health insurance coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 38 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PATIENT LIFTS', to require health insurance coverage for the purchase or rental of patient lifts.
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S.B. No. 39 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE AND EMPLOYEES WHO CUSTOMARILY AND REGULARLY RECEIVE GRATUITIES', to improve the financial standing of certain individuals who customarily and regularly receive gratuities by eliminating the tip credit used in the calculation of the minimum fair wage.
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S.B. No. 40 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYER INQUIRIES ABOUT AN EMPLOYEE'S OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE'S CREDIT HISTORY', to restrict the circumstances under which an employer may require an employee or job applicant to consent to a credit report by removing a provision allowing employers to require a credit report from an employee or job applicant who has access to nonfinancial assets valued at two thousand five dollars or more.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

S.B. No. 41 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT', to study labor issues within the state.
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S.B. No. 42 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE WAGES', to study employee wages in the state.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES