Appropriations Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, May 12, 2017

12:30 PM IN ROOM 2C OF THE LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS AND RANKING MEMBER

III. BILLS REFERRED FROM THE HOUSE FLOOR FOR REVIEW

1. H.B. No. 5278 (COMM) (File No. 65) AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHERS AND CALL RECEIVING OPERATORS. HCal: 77
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

2. H.B. No. 5415 (COMM) (File No. 249) AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO PREPARE A PLAN FOR THE RAPID DETECTION AND ERADICATION OF NEWLY DISCOVERED TERRESTRIAL INVASIVE SPECIES. HCal: 189
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

3. H.B. No. 5445 (COMM) (File No. 250) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL BUDGET RESERVE BALANCES. HCal: 190
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

4. H.B. No. 5529 (COMM) (File No. 447) AN ACT CONCERNING CENTRAL COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS. HCal: 308
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

5. H.B. No. 5590 (COMM) (File No. 213) AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT. HCal: 166
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

6. H.B. No. 5592 (COMM) (File No. 489) AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT AND FINANCING OF MUNICIPAL ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICTS. HCal: 330
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

7. Substitute for H.B. No. 6208 (COMM) (File No. 23) AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE. HCal: 51
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

8. H.B. No. 6215 (COMM) (File No. 54) AN ACT REQUIRING EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE PAID SICK LEAVE TO SCHOOL TUTORS. HCal: 70
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

9. H.B. No. 6304 (COMM) (File No. 450) AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE VIABILITY OF NEW DISTRICT HEATING NETWORKS IN THE STATE. HCal: 311
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

10. Substitute for H.B. No. 6461 (COMM) (File No. 258) AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION. HCal: 198
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

11. Substitute for H.B. No. 6481 (COMM) (File No. 495) AN ACT REQUIRING THE APPRAISAL OF CERTAIN PROPERTY BY MUNICIPALITIES AND WATER COMPANIES PRIOR TO SALE. HCal: 336
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

12. Substitute for H.B. No. 6547 (COMM) (File No. 452) AN ACT CONCERNING A CONNECTICUT GREEN PLAN AND LAND RESOURCE AND USE INVENTORY FOR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE. HCal: 313
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

13. H.B. No. 6603 (COMM) (File No. 121) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CERTAIN TENANTS OF STATE-FUNDED PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS. HCal: 116
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

14. H.B. No. 6603 (COMM) (File No. 121) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF CERTAIN TENANTS OF STATE-FUNDED PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS. HCal: 116
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP *

15. H.B. No. 6914 (COMM) (File No. 223) AN ACT CONCERNING A MINIMUM WORKWEEK FOR PERSONS PERFORMING JANITORIAL OR BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES. HCal: 175
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

16. Substitute for H.B. No. 7010 (RAISED) (File No. 587) AN ACT CONCERNING OPIOIDS AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS. HCal: 389
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

17. Substitute for H.B. No. 7039 (RAISED) (File No. 74) AN ACT REDUCING STATE CONSERVATORSHIP EXPENSES. HCal: 86
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

18. H.B. No. 7047 (RAISED) (File No. 90) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL FIRE APPARATUS SAFETY AND TESTING. HCal: 93
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

19. H.B. No. 7098 (RAISED) (File No. 324) AN ACT CONCERNING THE IN-STATE TRANSPORTER'S PERMIT. HCal: 239
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

20. Substitute for H.B. No. 7122 (RAISED) (File No. 327) AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR RENT FOR NURSING HOMES. HCal: 242
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

21. H.B. No. 7125 (RAISED) (File No. 231) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. HCal: 183
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

22. Substitute for H.B. No. 7153 (RAISED) (File No. 196) AN ACT CONCERNING LENDING FOR LEAD ABATEMENT. HCal: 165
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

23. Substitute for H.B. No. 7167 (RAISED) (File No. 457) AN ACT CONCERNING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS. HCal: 318
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

24. Substitute for H.B. No. 7175 (RAISED) (File No. 395) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TESTING OF NATURAL GRAVEL AGGREGATES FOR THE PRESENCE OF PYRRHOTITE. HCal: 290
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

25. Substitute for H.B. No. 7177 (RAISED) (File No. 100) AN ACT CONCERNING STUDIES ON MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES AND ON CERTAIN FORMER MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES DISCHARGED DUE TO POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER OR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. HCal: 102
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

26. Substitute for H.B. No. 7181 (RAISED) (File No. 139) AN ACT HONORING DECEASED VETERANS. HCal: 134
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

27. H.B. No. 7251 (RAISED) (File No. 551) AN ACT CONCERNING REFORM DISTRICT TURNAROUND PLANS. HCal: 366
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

28. Substitute for H.B. No. 7252 (RAISED) (File No. 510) AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ADJUDICATION PROCESS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REQUIRING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A POLICY PERMITTING PARENTS TO OBSERVE THEIR CHILD AT SCHOOL. HCal: 350
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

29. Substitute for H.B. No. 7253 (RAISED) (File No. 552) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES. HCal: 367
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

30. Substitute for H.B. No. 7255 (RAISED) (File No. 553) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY REGARDING THE CREATION OF A SPECIAL EDUCATION PREDICTABLE COST COOPERATIVE. HCal: 368
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

31. Substitute for H.B. No. 7271 (RAISED) (File No. 555) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM AS AN INDEPENDENT AGENCY. HCal: 370
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

32. H.B. No. 7283 (RAISED) (File No. 662) AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED PUBLIC ACCESS TO CERTAIN BUSINESS RECORDS FILED WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE. HCal: 427
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

33. Substitute for H.B. No. 6666 (COMM) (File No. 259) AN ACT EXPANDING REMEDIES AND POTENTIAL LIABILITY FOR UNREASONABLY CONTESTED OR DELAYED WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS. HCal: 199
5/11/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

IV. ANY OTHER BUSINESS THAT IS PROPERLY BEFORE THE COMMITTEE AT THE TIME OF THE MEETING

* Agenda Correction:

HB 6603 is listed twice (items 13 and 14). Item 14 should have been:

H.B. No. 6608 (COMM) (File No. 176) AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF TIME FOR REQUIRING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES TO WAIVE PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAX PAYMENTS FROM A HOUSING AUTHORITY. HCal: 145
5/10/2017 Referred by House to Committee on APP

The bill can be considered pursuant to Section IV – Any Other Business that is Properly before the Committee at the Time of the Meeting.

V. ADJOURNMENT