Aging Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

10:00 AM in Room 2E of the LOB

I. RAISED BILLS FOR REVIEW

1. S.B. No. 759 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS. (AGE)

2. S.B. No. 760 (RAISED) AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM. (AGE)

3. S.B. No. 761 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE DOLLAR VALUE OF FARMERS' MARKET VOUCHERS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS. (AGE)

4. H.B. No. 6983 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME-CARE SERVICES. (AGE)

5. H.B. No. 6984 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS CONCERNING RECIPIENTS OF HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES. (AGE)

6. H.B. No. 6985 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A CONSERVED PERSON'S RIGHT TO INTERACT WITH OTHERS. (AGE)

7. H.B. No. 6986 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUMS. (AGE)

8. H.B. No. 6987 (RAISED) AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM STATE INCOME TAX. (AGE)

9. H.B. No. 6988 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES WHO ARE RAISING CHILDREN. (AGE)

10. H.B. No. 6989 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS APPLYING FOR REVERSE MORTGAGES. (AGE)

11. H.B. No. 6991 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF COST SAVINGS FROM THE UTILIZATION OF MOBILITY SYSTEMS. (AGE)

12. H.B. No. 6992 (RAISED) AN ACT PROTECTING THE INTERESTS OF CONSUMERS DOING BUSINESS WITH FINANCIAL PLANNERS. (AGE)

13. H.B. No. 6993 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR ELDERLY NUTRITION. (AGE)

14. H.B. No. 6994 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO ASSIST ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS. (AGE)

II. PROBOSED BILLS RESERVED FOR A SUBJECT MATTER PUBLIC HEARING

1. Proposed H.B. No. 5593 AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FOR WATERBURY SENIOR CITIZENS. (AGE)

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5821 AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS. (AGE)

3. Proposed H.B. No. 6078 AN ACT CONCERNING REDUCING PUBLIC TRANSIT FARES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS. (AGE)