Labor and Public Employees Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

12:00 PM IN ROOM 2E OF THE LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. BILLS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR JF ACTION:

1. S.B. No. 13 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE. (LAB) Proposed Action: (JF to the Floor)

2. S.B. No. 27 (COMM) AN ACT INCLUDING CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF "PERSONAL INJURY" UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES. (LAB) Proposed Action (JFS to the Floor)

3. H.B. No. 6208 (COMM) AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE. (LAB) Proposed Action: (JF to the Floor)

IV. PROPOSED BILLS TO BE DRAFTED AS COMMITTEE BILLS:

1. Proposed S.B. No. 1 AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE. (LAB)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 376 AN ACT AUGMENTING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR RADIOLOGY SERVICES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES. (LAB)

3. Proposed S.B. No. 548 AN ACT CONCERNING HAIRDRESSERS AND COSMETICIANS. (LAB)

4. Proposed S.B. No. 599 AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNEMPLOYMENT REDUCTION AMOUNT. (LAB)

5. Proposed S.B. No. 611 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHARGING OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS TO EMPLOYERS. (LAB)

6. Proposed S.B. No. 723 AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP COSTS. (LAB)

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5149 AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN MINIMUM FAIR WAGE PROVISIONS. (LAB)

8. Proposed H.B. No. 5210 AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS PAY EQUITY AND FAIRNESS MATTERS. (LAB)

9. Proposed H.B. No. 5278 AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHERS AND CALL RECEIVING OPERATORS. (LAB)

10. Proposed H.B. No. 5590 AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT. (LAB)

11. Proposed H.B. No. 5591 AN ACT CONCERNING PAY EQUITY IN THE WORKFORCE. (LAB)

12. Proposed H.B. No. 6206 AN ACT CONCERNING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN HIRING PRACTICES. (LAB)

13. Proposed H.B. No. 6212 AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE. (LAB)

14. Proposed H.B. No. 6219 AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY REENTRY BY PERSONS WHO WERE INCARCERATED. (LAB)

15. Proposed H.B. No. 6398 AN ACT CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING AND PERSONS WITH CRIMINAL HISTORIES. (GL,LAB)

16. Proposed H.B. No. 6666 AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY FOR UNFAIR INSURANCE PRACTICES IN WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS. (LAB)

17. Proposed H.B. No. 6668 AN ACT CONCERNING PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE. (LAB)

18. Proposed H.B. No. 6672 AN ACT CONCERNING SAFETY METRICS. (LAB)

19. Proposed H.B. No. 6907 AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE PASSENGER CARRIER LAW. (LAB)

20. Proposed H.B. No. 6914 AN ACT CONCERNING A MINIMUM WORK WEEK FOR PERSONS PERFORMING JANITORIAL OR BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES. (LAB)

V. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

VI. ADJOURNMENT