JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Friday, March 17, 2017

The Senate was called to order at 11: 15 a. m. in accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), and under the authority of the President Pro Tempore and the Senate Republican Leader.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplains, Kathy Zabel of Burlington, Connecticut, Carmela Balducci of Deep River, Connecticut and Noele Kidney of Ellington, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

May the road rise up to meet you, may the wind be always at your back. May the sunshine warm upon your face, the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of his hand.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, read by the Clerk and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations:

Corrected letters

March 17, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 51-51k of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Russell L. London from Wethersfield, to be a member of the Judicial Review Council, as an attorney-at-law admitted to practice in this state, to serve a term ending March 15, 2021 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer, in succession to Barbara Aaron.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 17, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 51-51k of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Richard Smith from Milford, to be a member of the Judicial Review Council, as a person who is not a judge or attorney-at-law, to serve a term ending March 15, 2021, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 17, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 51-51k of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Peter W. Nathan from Westport, to be a member of the Judicial Review Council, as a person who is not a judge or attorney-at-law, to serve a term ending March 15, 2021 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 17, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 51-51k of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint Motkue A. Bowles from West Hartford, to be a member of the Judicial Review Council, as a person who is not a judge or attorney-at-law, to serve a term ending March 15, 2021, or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

March 17, 2017

To the Honorable General Assembly:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1 and 31-280a of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint David A. Lucas, Jr. from Old Saybrook, to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Workers' Compensation Commission, representing employees, to serve a term ending December 31, 2020 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

Dannel P. Malloy

Governor

REPORT

The following report was received, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee indicated:

Report – Chief of Police, Town of Norwich – Annual Report on Human Trafficking Investigations for the Town of Bethel. (Pursuant to Section 51-286h of the Connecticut General Statutes) Date received: March 16, 2017

Referred to Committees on Children and Judiciary

BUSINESS FROM THE HOUSE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports on House Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, the reports of the Committees accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 5962 (COMM) AN ACT PROHIBITING INSURERS FROM USING STEP THERAPY FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT STAGE IV METASTATIC CANCER.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. H. B. No. 5968 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR INSUREDS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H. B. No. 5971 (COMM) AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN MAY RETAIN DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER A PARENT'S, ADOPTIVE PARENT'S OR LEGAL GUARDIAN'S INSURANCE POLICY.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. H. B. No. 7123 (RAISED) AN ACT LIMITING CHANGES TO HEALTH INSURERS' PRESCRIPTION DRUG FORMULARIES.

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

In accordance with the provisions of Senate Rule 9(f), the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the Committees as indicated thereon in concurrence:

PUBLIC HEALTH

S. B. No. 3 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DONATION OF ORGANS AND BONE MARROW', to promote and facilitate the donation of life-saving organs and bone marrow.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

S. B. No. 4 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY COOPERATIVES', to increase public awareness and provide transparency regarding municipal electric energy cooperatives.

S. B. No. 271 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND INTERRUPTIBLE NATURAL GAS SERVICE', to allow certain manufacturing facilities to utilize interruptible natural gas service without a backup fuel.

PUBLIC HEALTH

S. B. No. 316 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY REGARDING REFERRALS BY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS TO CERTAIN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES', to require a study of health care provider self-referrals.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

S. B. No. 413 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT MAKING MUNICIPAL UTILITY COMPANIES' BOOKS AND FINANCIALS SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND RATE DESIGN STUDIES', to allow the public to examine the books and financials of municipal utilities and to clarify that municipal electric companies that already considered and made determinations regarding rate design studies and electric vehicle time of day rates do not have to conduct such considerations and determinations again.

S. B. No. 630 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD', to increase the renewable portfolio standards in the future to better incentivize the use of renewable energy sources.

JUDICIARY

S. B. No. 1040 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF JUVENILES AS SEXUAL OFFENDERS AND NOTIFICATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT A REGISTRANT MAY BE A STUDENT IN THE DISTRICT', to require sexual offenders, regardless of their age, to register as sexual offenders and to require that local and regional boards of education receive notice of any potential student who may be a registrant.

S. B. No. 1041 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GPS MONITORING OF CONVICTED PERSONS AWAITING SENTENCING FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT', to require any person awaiting sentencing for aggravated sexual assault to be monitored by a global positioning system device.

S. B. No. 1042 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR THE PROSECUTION OF SEXUAL ASSAULT', to extend the statute of limitations for prosecuting sexual assault.

HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H. B. No. 5116 (COMM) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A HIGHER EDUCATION DATA COLLECTION AND TRACKING SYSTEM', to assist students and their families with making informed educational and career decisions.

PUBLIC HEALTH

H. B. No. 5564 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESSIBILITY OF MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC EQUIPMENT', to require medical diagnostic equipment purchased by health care facilities to meet technical standards for accessibility by persons with disabilities.

H. B. No. 5741 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SOBER LIVING HOMES', to permit sober living homes to register with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

H. B. No. 5756 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE DENTAL COMMISSION', to include a dental hygienist on the State Dental Commission.

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

H. B. No. 6304 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE VIABILITY OF NEW DISTRICT HEATING NETWORKS IN THE STATE', to require the study of the viability of new district heating networks in the state and to require that such a study be included as a component of the Comprehensive Energy Strategy.

H. B. No. 6547 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A CONNECTICUT GREEN PLAN AND LAND RESOURCE AND USE INVENTORY FOR ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE', to determine the best practices for placement of energy infrastructure.

H. B. No. 6548 (COMM) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND RATE DESIGN STUDIES', to clarify that municipal electric companies that already considered and made determinations regarding rate design studies and electric vehicle time of day rates do not have to conduct such considerations and determinations again.

PUBLIC HEALTH

H. B. No. 6695 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF YOUTH FROM CONVERSION THERAPY', to protect youth from conversion therapy.

JUDICIARY

H. B. No. 7299 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STRENGTHENING LAWS CONCERNING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE', to change the standard of fear required for the stalking statutes, include suffocation in the strangulation statutes, delete the requirement that the contents of a restraining order forwarded to law enforcement include the applicant's affidavit, amend the violations of conditions of release statute to provide for an enhanced penalty and amend presentence investigation statutes to prohibit the waiver of such investigation in the case of a family violence crime.

H. B. No. 7300 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESOLUTION OF COMMERCIAL CASES', to establish the Connecticut Center for Commercial Claims as a mechanism for the expeditious resolution of commercial cases.

H. B. No. 7301 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE', to create an enhanced penalty for second and subsequent family violence crimes if committed in the presence of a child.

ADJOURNMENT

The Senate at 11: 20 a. m. adjourned under provisions of Senate Rule 9(f) subject to the call of the chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF 03/16/17

AT 5: 00 P. M.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S. B. No. 21 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF ORALLY AND INTRAVENOUSLY ADMINISTERED MEDICATIONS.

S. B. No. 24 (COMM) AN ACT REDUCING THE TIME FRAME FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS.

S. B. No. 426 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACTS BETWEEN HEALTH CARRIERS AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, AGENTS OR VENDORS, PARTICIPATING PROVIDER DIRECTORIES AND SURPRISE BILLS.

S. B. No. 490 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE TO POST PROVIDER NETWORK INFORMATION ON ITS INTERNET WEB SITE.

S. B. No. 493 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF AN ANNUITY TO FUND PENSION BENEFITS.

S. B. No. 543 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF INPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

S. B. No. 544 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING PRIOR LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF INCREASES IN ASSESSMENTS AND USER FEES CHARGED BY THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.

S. B. No. 546 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING PARTICIPATING PROVIDER DIRECTORIES AND PROVIDERS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS ON AN OUTPATIENT SERVICES BASIS.

S. B. No. 586 (COMM) AN ACT EXPANDING MANDATED HEALTH BENEFITS FOR WOMEN, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, AND REQUIRING THAT THE COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES AMEND THE STATE MEDICAID PLAN TO PROVIDE EXPANDED CONTRACEPTION BENEFITS.

S. B. No. 807 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING LICENSE FEES CHARGED TO, THE MINIMUM NET WORTH OF AND SECURITY MAINTAINED BY PREFERRED PROVIDER NETWORKS, AND MAKING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO CERTAIN INSURANCE-RELATED STATUTES.

S. B. No. 808 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF INSURANCE COVERAGE REQUIRED TO ISSUE A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE OF MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

S. B. No. 809 (RAISED) AN ACT ENABLING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ADOPT REGULATIONS CONCERNING CREDITS FOR REINSURANCE AND MAKING MINOR CONFORMING CHANGES TO STATUTES CONCERNING REINSURANCE.

Substitute for S. B. No. 810 (RAISED) AN ACT REDEFINING MAMMOGRAM AND ELIMINATING COST-SHARING FOR MAMMOGRAMS, BREAST ULTRASOUNDS AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF BREASTS.

S. B. No. 877 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING PREGNANCY AS A QUALIFYING EVENT FOR SPECIAL ENROLLMENT PERIODS.

S. B. No. 878 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING A TAX INCENTIVE FOR CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES, PROMOTING THE CAPTIVE INSURANCE INDUSTRY AND REQUIRING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY MICROCAPTIVE INSURERS.

S. B. No. 883 (RAISED) AN ACT REDEFINING MAMMOGRAM AND LIMITING COST-SHARING FOR MAMMOGRAMS AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF BREASTS.

S. B. No. 924 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THAT HEALTH CARRIERS USING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE PAY A MINIMUM COMMISSION TO CERTAIN INSURANCE PRODUCERS.

S. B. No. 925 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND VALUE-BASED INSURANCE DESIGN.

S. B. No. 927 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF TIME-LIMITED INSURANCE.

S. B. No. 928 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF DEVELOPING, EXPANDING AND IMPROVING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE.

S. B. No. 946 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE AND RELATED STATUTES.

H. B. No. 5135 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC PROOF OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.

H. B. No. 5139 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE TO REPORT ADDITIONAL DATA.

H. B. No. 5140 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING REIMBURSEMENTS TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5962 (COMM) AN ACT PROHIBITING INSURERS FROM USING STEP THERAPY FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT STAGE IV METASTATIC CANCER.

H. B. No. 5963 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING TREATMENT OR CARE PROVIDED BY RELIGIOUS NONMEDICAL PROVIDERS UNDER HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES OR HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS.

H. B. No. 5968 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION FOR INSUREDS DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER.

Substitute for H. B. No. 5971 (COMM) AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD CHILDREN, STEPCHILDREN AND OTHER DEPENDENT CHILDREN MAY RETAIN DENTAL INSURANCE COVERAGE UNDER A PARENT'S, ADOPTIVE PARENT'S OR LEGAL GUARDIAN'S INSURANCE POLICY.

H. B. No. 6432 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURES BY REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND REAL ESTATE SALESPERSONS IN COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS AND NOTICES OF COMMISSION RIGHTS.

H. B. No. 6619 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING COVERAGE OF PREVIOUSLY USED WHEELCHAIRS.

H. B. No. 6623 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE INCREASES AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO MITIGATE SUCH INCREASES.

H. B. No. 6887 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING COVERAGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES PROVIDED BY CERTIFIED PEER COUNSELORS.

H. B. No. 7002 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONAL RISK INSURANCE RATE FILINGS.

H. B. No. 7003 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS.

H. B. No. 7013 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING STANDARDS TO ALLOW THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO DESIGNATE CERTAIN DOMESTIC INSURANCE COMPANIES AS DOMESTIC SURPLUS LINES INSURERS.

H. B. No. 7023 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING SHORT-TERM CARE GROUP INSURANCE POLICIES, PERMITTING HEALTH CARE CENTERS TO CHARGE COINSURANCE, AMENDING THE INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT AND REQUIRING THAT INSURERS ISSUE NOTICES TO INSUREDS REGARDING PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL RISK POLICIES.

H. B. No. 7024 (RAISED) AN ACT REGULATING THE OFFER AND DISSEMINATION OF TRAVEL INSURANCE.

H. B. No. 7025 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING DOMESTIC INSURERS TO DIVIDE.

H. B. No. 7042 AN ACT CONTROLLING CONSUMER HEALTH CARE COSTS.

H. B. No. 7123 (RAISED) AN ACT LIMITING CHANGES TO HEALTH INSURERS' PRESCRIPTION DRUG FORMULARIES.

H. B. No. 7124 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE COST LISTS AND DISCLOSURES BY PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.

H. B. No. 7125 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

H. B. No. 7126 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

H. B. No. 7183 (RAISED) AN ACT LOWERING THE MINIMUM UNIMPAIRED PAID-IN CAPITAL AND SURPLUS REQUIREMENT FOR SPECIAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.

H. B. No. 7184 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH CARRIERS TO REIMBURSE THE STATE FOR COVERED BENEFITS AND SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES' VOLUNTARY SERVICES PROGRAM AND ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO MAXIMIZE REIMBURSEMENTS FOR COVERED BENEFITS AND SERVICES PROVIDED BY STATE AGENCIES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S. B. No. 798 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE ASSISTANCE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN MUNICIPALITIES AND THE MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT TRIBE OR THE MOHEGAN TRIBE OF INDIANS OF CONNECTICUT.

S. B. No. 806 (RAISED) AN ACT ALLOWING MUNICIPALITIES TO ESTABLISH A GRANT PROGRAM TO REPLACE OR REPAIR CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.

S. B. No. 846 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY OFFICER LICENSES.

S. B. No. 848 (RAISED) AN ACT PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF GREYHOUND RACING IN THE STATE.

S. B. No. 849 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT REFERRAL PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED BY MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS.

S. B. No. 889 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF A FIRE MARSHAL AND POLICE OFFICERS AT THE CONNECTICUT AIRPORT AUTHORITY.

S. B. No. 890 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE OFFICE OF THE STATE FIRE MARSHAL REGARDING THE STATE FIRE PREVENTION CODE AND LICENSES FOR DEMOLITION.

S. B. No. 957 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF GAMING AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN THE STATE.

H. B. No. 5176 (COMM) AN ACT INCREASING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR LOCAL VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICE PERSONNEL.

H. B. No. 5298 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENTS DURING EMERGENCIES.

H. B. No. 5671 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY.

H. B. No. 6038 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING GOOD SAMARITAN PROTECTIONS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS WHO RENDER EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO ANIMALS.

H. B. No. 6041 (COMM) AN ACT PERMITTING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS TO SELL RAFFLE TICKETS ONLINE.

H. B. No. 6258 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING INTIMIDATION ON ACCOUNT OF OCCUPATION AS A PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEE.

H. B. No. 6260 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR STATE AND LOCAL POLICE REGARDING THE ELOPEMENT OR WANDERING OF CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.

H. B. No. 6261 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVE FOR STATE EMPLOYEES ASSISTING IN A CIVIL PREPAREDNESS EMERGENCY.

H. B. No. 6266 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING BOXING EVENTS AND MIXED MARTIAL ARTS MATCHES.

H. B. No. 6715 (COMM) AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR THE INTENTIONAL INJURY OR KILLING OF POLICE ANIMALS OR DOGS IN VOLUNTEER CANINE SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS.

H. B. No. 6954 (COMM) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY INSPECTIONS OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS BY LOCAL FIRE MARSHALS.

H. B. No. 7093 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO THE POLICE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL.

H. B. No. 7136 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ALTERING REMOVABLE WINDSHIELD PLACARDS FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND PERSON WITH DISABILITIES.

H. B. No. 7137 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO GAMES, BAZAARS AND RAFFLES.

H. B. No. 7238 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE COMMISSIONER OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION.

H. B. No. 7239 (RAISED) AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF GAMING TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY AND A COMPETITIVE PROCESS TO ISSUE A GAMING LICENSE.