SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 103 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROCUREMENT MANAGER OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY AND MINOR REVISIONS TO ENERGY-RELATED STATUTES', to transfer the responsibilities of the PURA procurement manager to other employees of the agency and make other minor revisions to energy-related statutes.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

S.B. No. 104 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE STATE CIVIC NETWORK', to establish a State Civic Network to provide television and Internet coverage of legislative, executive and judicial proceedings.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S.B. No. 105 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF FUNERAL AND BURIAL EXPENSES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to allow the Department of Social Services to reduce funeral payments for assistance recipients when other funds are available and to regulate the types of funeral expenses that the department will cover.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 106 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MEDICAID AMBULATORY PAYMENT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR CERTAIN HOSPITAL SERVICES', to allow for Medicaid-specific payments for certain hospital services by removing references to Medicare and to authorize a supplemental payment pool to offset losses that may be experienced by certain hospitals as a result of the new payment methodology.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 107 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TREATMENT OF THE CASH VALUE OF LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES WHEN EVALUATING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY', to remove a requirement that an institutionalized individual must use the proceeds from his or her life insurance policy valued at less than ten thousand dollars toward the cost of his or her care in order to qualify such individual for Medicaid.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 108 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES', to provide reasonable reimbursement for property additions at residential care homes.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 109 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT RENAMING THE BUREAU OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT TO THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES', to change the name of the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement within the Department of Social Services to the Office of Child Support Services to characterize more accurately and completely the mission of the IV-D agency for clients and the public.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 110 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to study the efficacy of social services programs in the state.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 111 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOMES', to determine whether nursing home services are sufficient to serve those in need of institutionalized care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 112 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT PROVIDING CHILD CARE FOR ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN APPROVED HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS', to promote employability of persons who are receiving temporary family assistance by providing child care subsidies for those enrolled in an approved higher education program.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 113 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL MEDICAID WAIVERS', to determine the state's need for additional Medicaid waivers and Medicaid state plan amendments.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 114 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESUMPTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME CARE', to allow more elderly persons to receive care at home while saving state Medicaid expenditures on institutional care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 115 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COVERAGE OF TELEMONITORING SERVICES', to provide Medicaid coverage for home telemonitoring services for certain persons enrolled in the Money Follows the Person demonstration project.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 116 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CAREGIVER AGREEMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAID APPLICANTS OR RECIPIENTS', to prevent Medicaid applicants or recipients from improperly transferring assets to gain eligibility for Medicaid funded long-term care via agreements to pay family members for providing care to such applicants or recipients.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 117 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADOPTION OF THE UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER ON DEATH ACT', to adopt the Uniform Real Property Transfer on Death Act.
REF. JUDICIARY

S.B. No. 118 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES AND CHILD SUPPORT FROM LOTTERY WINNINGS', to reduce the threshold amount to collect lottery winnings for child support and delinquent taxes.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 119 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOARDING', to create a task force to study the issues concerning hoarding.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 120 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF DEPUTY FIRE MARSHALS AND FIRE INSPECTORS', to create the authority of deputy fire marshals and fire inspectors to issue citations.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 121 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT REPEALING CERTAIN STATUTES RELATED TO MOVING PICTURES', to repeal certain obsolete statutes related to moving pictures.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 122 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to require (1) any armed security personnel of any independent institution of higher education to be certified by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council, and (2) each institution of higher education and private occupational school to conduct a safety and security audit every five years.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 123 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OR DELIVERY OF BODY ARMOR TO FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS', to allow an authorized official of a municipality and an emergency medical services organization to purchase body armor on behalf of a firefighter and emergency medical services personnel without a face-to-face meeting with the transferor of the body armor at the time of sale or delivery.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 124 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT REQUIRING SMOKE DETECTORS IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS', to require smoke detection and warning equipment in all residential buildings.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 125 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF MEDICAL AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG COPAYS PAID BY STATE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES', to provide budget relief by increasing the amount of medical and prescription drug costs paid by state employees.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

S.B. No. 126 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM', to require the Commissioner of Developmental Services to develop a plan for an internship program serving adults with autism.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 127 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF SUBREGISTRARS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REMOVAL, TRANSIT, BURIAL AND CREMATION PERMITS', to require the appointment of subregistrars, who issue removal, transit, burial and cremation permits, to be approved by the chief elected official of the town.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 128 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS ON FEES FOR VITAL RECORDS', to implement the Department of Public Health's recommendations concerning the fees for vital records.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 129 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID ANALGESICS', to require insurance coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesics.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 130 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PATIENT INFORMATION AND THE ALL-PAYER CLAIMS DATABASE', to allow patients the option of having data relating to health care services they receive excluded from the all-payer claims database.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 131 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE WORKING GROUP ON BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UTILIZATION', to make changes to the data reported by the working group on behavioral health utilization and extend the report date.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 132 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATION ON INVOLUNTARY FACILITY ADMISSIONS', to replace outdated reference concerning involuntary admissions.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 133 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSING FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS', to make changes to the licensure requirements for professional counselors.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 134 (RAISED) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SEVERE MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENT AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE', to expand workers' compensation coverage to individuals suffering from a severe mental or emotional impairment as a direct result of witnessing the death or maiming of another human being whose death or maiming was caused by an act of violence of another human being.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

S.B. No. 135 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO HUSKY PLUS', to update and clarify provisions concerning program participants, administration, the appeal process, external review, provider rates and services.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES