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List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5217 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT DEFINING TERMS CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional spending cap.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5218 REP. DUFF, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PORTIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET CONCERNING THE EDUCATION COST SHARING FORMULA AND OTHER AID TO MUNICIPALITIES', to aid municipalities in their budget-making process.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5219 REP. PETIT, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT DEFINING TERMS CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional spending cap.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5220 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNFUNDED STATE MANDATES TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS', to require the vote of two-thirds of each chamber of the General Assembly to enact a new unfunded state mandate.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5221 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VOTING BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS AND AGREEMENTS AND STIPULATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH A LAWSUIT', to require the General Assembly to vote on all collective bargaining agreements and agreements and stipulated agreements in connection with a lawsuit.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5222 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FLUCTUATING WORK WEEK AGREEMENTS', to allow for a more flexible work week schedule for certain employees.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5223 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE ISSUANCE OF MORTGAGES TO PERSONS WITH EXCESSIVE BLIGHT FINES OR PERSONS WHO HAVE VIOLATED NUISANCE ABATEMENT LAWS', to prevent landlords who have histories of owning substandard housing from acquiring additional properties.
REF. BANKING

Proposed H.B. No. 5224 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INVESTIGATION OF POLICIES REGARDING TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PARENTAL NEGLECT', to determine the efficacy of policies concerning termination of parental rights and determinations of parental neglect.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 5225 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES', to extend the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit to pass-through entities.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5226 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT MANDATING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM', to require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to establish the Learn Here, Live Here program, which helps students save toward a down payment on their first home in Connecticut by segregating a portion of their state income tax payments for up to ten years after they graduate.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 5227 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT', to allow school districts to delay the implementation of the provisions of public act 16-189 relating to student data privacy.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5228 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REVIEW OF THE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to review and analyze the education cost sharing formula and to develop a new formula that is more equitable.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5229 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS TO THE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to provide cost-of-living increases to a town's ECS grant.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5230 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY UNFUNDED EDUCATION MANDATES', to review unfunded state education mandates.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5231 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE A COURSE OR PROGRAM ABOUT VETERANS AND THEIR MILITARY SERVICE IN THE EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR THE SCHOOL DISTRICT', to allow school districts to include a course or program about veterans and their military service to our country as part of the education curriculum for the district.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5232 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT FOR ONE SCHOOL YEAR', to allow school districts to delay the implementation of the provisions of public act 16-189 relating to student data privacy.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5233 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT', to eliminate the requirement that boards of education enter into contracts with vendors who provide educational tools and software for students through means of the Internet, online services or mobile applications.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5234 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ENERGY COOPERATIVES AND NONMEMBER MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES', to require municipal electric energy cooperatives to disclose information to nonmember municipal electric utilities to which they provide services.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5235 REP. PETIT, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT PLACING A TWO-YEAR MORATORIUM ON CERTAIN TAXES AND FEES', to place a moratorium on certain taxes and fees and determine the revenue loss or gain resulting from such moratorium.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5236 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SMOKE DETECTORS AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS FROM THE SALES TAX', to exempt smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5237 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the earned income amount requirements for earned income tax credit eligibility and make recommendations (1) to allow recipients of such tax credit to maintain eligibility upon small increases in pay, and (2) for monthly distribution of any personal income tax overpayment refunds to such recipients.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5238 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON PENSIONS', to eliminate the personal income tax on all pensions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5239 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the earned income amount requirements for earned income tax credit eligibility and the distribution of personal income tax overpayment refunds to recipients of such tax credit.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5240 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF REDUCING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATES', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the effects of reducing the personal income tax rates.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5241 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5242 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT TO INCENTIVIZE TELECOMMUTING', to provide a tax credit for employers that establish and maintain telecommuting programs for their employees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5243 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to repeal the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5244 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF GASOLINE TAX PAID BY CONSUMERS', to reduce the amount of gasoline tax paid by consumers over a six- year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5245 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALES TAX ON BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES', to eliminate the sales tax on consulting services when such services are provided by one business entity to another business entity.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5246 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5247 REP. WILSON, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE ESTATE TAX', to phase out the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5248 REP. WILSON, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT INCOME TAXES ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to phase out income taxes on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5249 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE UNEMPLOYED OR SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS', to establish a tax credit for businesses that hire unemployed or self-employed persons.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5250 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE UNITARY TAX', to repeal the unitary tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5251 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT MATCH PAYMENTS FOR EMPLOYEES' STUDENT LOAN PAYMENTS', to establish a tax credit for businesses that match payments made by employees toward their student loans.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5252 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT HIGH SCHOOL OR COLLEGE GRADUATES', to establish a tax credit for businesses that hire a recent high school or college graduate.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5253 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON BUSINESSES', to phase out the personal property tax on businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5254 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5255 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE ESTATE TAX', to eliminate the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5256 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR INTEREST AND PRINCIPAL PAID ON STUDENT LOANS', to establish a tax credit against the personal income tax for interest and principal paid on student loans.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5257 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to eliminate the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5258 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX ON PENSIONS', to eliminate the personal income tax on pensions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5259 REP. DUFF, 2nd DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING PERSONAL INCOME TAXATION ON PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS', to eliminate the personal income tax on pensions and Social Security benefits.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5260 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING EXTENDED LIQUOR SALES IN DESIGNATED ENTERTAINMENT ZONES', to authorize extended alcoholic liquor sales in designated entertainment zones.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5261 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY HOME REPAIR SERVICES BY HOME IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTORS', to ensure that home improvement contractors are paid for services provided to persons in emergency situations.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5262 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REMOVAL FROM PARTY ENROLLMENT LISTS', to prohibit the discretionary erasure or exclusion from party enrollment lists by local party officials.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5263 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING USE OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR POLITICAL ADVERTISING', to require candidates participating in the Citizens' Election Program to disclose when political communications are paid for, in part, by funds received from the program.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5264 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING UNOPPOSED CANDIDATES FROM RECEIVING GRANTS FROM THE CITIZENS' ELECTION FUND', to prevent grants from the Citizens' Election Fund from being used to fund campaigns for unopposed candidates.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5265 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING LEGISLATOR FRANKING PRIVILEGES', to eliminate the costly franking privileges of members of the General Assembly.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5266 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TRACKING SYSTEM TO HELP STUDENTS OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR CAREER PATHS', to help prospective students of public institutions of higher education make informed career choices.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5267 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL CATEGORIES TO GAIN HOUSING UNIT EQUIVALENCY POINTS TOWARDS AN AFFORDABLE HOUSING MORATORIUM', to provide municipalities which are ninety per cent or more developed with additional categories to gain housing unit equivalency points towards an affordable housing moratorium.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5268 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING WAIVERS FROM WORK REQUIREMENTS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE FOR NON-EXEMPT, ABLE-BODIED ADULTS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS', to eliminate waivers from work requirements for the supplemental nutrition assistance program for able-bodied adults without dependents not exempt under federal law.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5269 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS', to require health insurance coverage for hearing aids for individuals with a hearing loss of ninety per cent or greater and to establish a graduated deductible for such individuals.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5270 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT DECREASING THE TIME FRAMES FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS', to decrease the time frame for all urgent care adverse determination review requests.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5271 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING THE DEATH PENALTY', to restore the death penalty in Connecticut.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5272 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT ENSURING THAT LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS FULLY COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL IMMIGRATION LAW', to ensure that local and state officials are fully cooperating with law enforcement personnel in the enforcement of federal immigration law.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5273 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INMATE MEDICAL COPAYS', to increase inmate medical copays.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5274 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY EXPANDING THE RIGHTS OF ADOPTIVE PARENTS', to strengthen the rights of adoptive parents.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5275 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING THE FORMATION OF SERIES LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES IN THE STATE', to promote a more business-friendly, cost-effective environment in the state by permitting a new business to establish itself as a series limited liability company.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5276 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDIT PROGRAM', to eliminate the earned risk reduction credit program.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5277 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE STATUTE CONCERNING CIVIL IMMIGRATION DETAINERS', to repeal the statute providing when a law enforcement official shall not detain a person subject to a civil immigration detainer.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5278 REP. SCANLON, 98th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHERS AND CALL RECEIVING OPERATORS', to include emergency medical dispatchers and call receiving operators under existing paid sick leave law.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5279 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PREVAILING WAGES FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS', to provide property tax relief to towns and to ensure that maximum funding is made available for local school and transportation projects.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5280 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AGREEMENTS FOR THE REPAYMENT OF CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BY EMPLOYEES', to honor certain employment agreements.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5281 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF WAGES, SALARY OR OTHER COMPENSATION BY DIRECT DEPOSIT OR PAYROLL CARDS', to encourage the use of direct deposit and payroll cards by employers.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5282 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MODERNIZATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS', to provide financial relief to the state and municipalities by immediately increasing the threshold amount for public works projects required to pay prevailing wages and to ensure that the threshold for prevailing wage laws keeps pace with inflation in the future.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5283 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE APPLICATION OF "BAN-THE-BOX" PROVISIONS', to limit the application of "ban-the-box" legislation.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5284 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING OF AN EMPLOYEE', to define "reasonable suspicion" required of an employer to test an employee for drug or alcohol use.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5285 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING WAGE INCREASES UNDER BINDING ARBITRATION AWARDS', to provide a reasonable cap on wage increases under binding arbitration awards.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5286 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OVERTIME PAY EXEMPTIONS FOR HIGHLY COMPENSATED EMPLOYEES', to enact overtime pay exemptions for certain employees.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5287 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT INFORMING CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE RIGHT TO OPT OUT OF UNION MEMBERSHIP', to provide clear notice of an employee's right to choose not to be a member of a union.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5288 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS', to protect seniors, veterans and low income families from water pollution control authority foreclosure proceedings.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5289 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DONATION BOX REGISTRY', to establish a donation box registry.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5290 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE AREAS ON PORTIONS OF EAST MAIN STREET AND PARK AVENUE IN BRIDGEPORT', to enable the city of Bridgeport to build and maintain handicapped accessible areas on portions of East Main Street and Park Avenue.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5291 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR THE DEMOLITION OF THE REMGRIT FACTORY IN BRIDGEPORT', to authorize the issuance of bonds for the demolition of the Remgrit factory in Bridgeport.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5292 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EAST SIDE AND HOLLOW SPECIAL SERVICE DISTRICTS IN BRIDGEPORT', to establish East Side and Hollow special service districts in Bridgeport.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5293 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING AFFORDABLE HOUSING REQUIREMENTS', to relieve municipalities of burdensome affordable housing requirements.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5294 REP. PETIT, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF TOBACCO SETTLEMENT FUND DISBURSEMENTS FOR TOBACCO USE CESSATION PROGRAMS', to require proper use of funds in the Tobacco Settlement Fund.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5295 REP. SCANLON, 98th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS TRAINING', to improve food allergy awareness in the restaurant business.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5296 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OR DELIVERY OF BODY ARMOR TO FIREFIGHTERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL', to allow firefighters and persons who provide emergency medical services to more easily obtain body armor for use in dangerous work environments.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5297 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INTIMIDATION ON ACCOUNT OF OCCUPATION AS PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL', to protect police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians by making it a hate crime to assault or verbally attack a person because of the actual or perceived occupation of such person.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5298 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS AND PATIENTS DURING EMERGENCIES', to ensure the safety of both emergency medical service organizations and patients during emergencies.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5299 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING 9-1-1 CALLS TO BE ROUTED TO THE NEAREST PUBLIC SAFETY ANSWERING POINT', to require 9-1-1 calls be routed to the nearest public safety answering point.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5300 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PHOTOGRAPHS ON REMOVABLE WINDSHIELD PLACARDS', to prevent the abuse of removable windshield placards by requiring photo identification on such placards.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5301 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE FINES FOR DISTRACTED DRIVING', to increase the fines for distracted driving for repeat offenders.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5302 REP. BUCKBEE, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXPANSION OF COMMUTER RAIL LINES TO THE TOWN OF NEW MILFORD', to expand ridership on Connecticut's commuter rails.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5303 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF JUVENILE MARIJUANA-RELATED INFRACTIONS', to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of marijuana-related infractions committed by juveniles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5304 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY TEXTING WHILE DRIVING', to establish a task force to study texting while driving.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5305 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION', to establish a task force to study and make recommendations regarding the enforcement of motor vehicle registration laws.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5306 REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERAN STATUS ON MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSES AND IDENTITY CARDS', to allow any person who served in the Connecticut National Guard or a reserve component of any branch of the armed forces, regardless of whether such person had active duty service, to obtain a motor vehicle operator's license or identity card indicating such person's status as a veteran.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5307 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL FUNDS FOR VETERANS' HOUSING', to protect federal funds allocated to veterans' housing.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5308 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF HARDSHIPS PREVALENT AMONG VETERANS', to study hardships prevalent among veterans in Connecticut.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS