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List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5397 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATE EMPLOYEES FOR MILEAGE FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME', to remove mileage reimbursement from pension calculations.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5398 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING FOR THE PLATFORM TO EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM', to restore funding for the Platform to Employment training program, which has successfully retrained older and technologically displaced Connecticut workers for new careers.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5399 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING OVERTIME PAYMENTS FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME OF STATE EMPLOYEES', to eliminate overtime in the calculation of a state employee's highest three years of pay when determining retirement calculations.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5400 REP. WILMS, 142nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET AND LEGISLATION IMPLEMENTING THE STATE BUDGET', to require certain legislative committees to approve the budget and implementer bills prior to a vote by the General Assembly.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5401 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TERMS PERTAINING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement a real and working spending cap.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5402 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CAMERA AND COMPUTER REPAIR PERSONNEL AS MANDATED REPORTERS', to expand mandatory reporting laws.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 5403 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE ALLIANCE DISTRICT GRANT PROGRAM', to extend the alliance district grant program so that alliance districts can continue to make needed and necessary program improvements relating to student achievement within their districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5404 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING STUDENT AND PARENTAL DIRECTORY INFORMATION FROM DISCLOSURE', to protect the privacy and safety of parents and students.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5405 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION CREDIT FOR COURSES COMPLETED AT REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES', to provide high school graduation credit for students in STEM and trade-related education at regional community-technical colleges for the purpose of creating a skilled workforce in Connecticut.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5406 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CREDITS NECESSARY FOR GRADUATION', to provide school districts flexibility as it relates to the high school graduation requirements.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5407 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF COLLEGE WRITING PREPAREDNESS AS PART OF THE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS', to help prepare high school students for college.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5408 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING IMPLEMENTATION OF THE INCREASED HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS AND REQUIRING A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF SUCH GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS', to delay implementation of the high school graduation requirements and to study the feasibility of implementing such graduation requirements.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5409 REP. STOKES, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO LIMIT SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES', to allow school districts to choose which school transportation services it will provide when the state does not provide funding for school transportation services.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5410 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ANALYSIS 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. 5411 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BLOCKING TELEPHONE CALLS', to allow consumers to block calls from an unlimited amount of telephone numbers.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5412 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALMON RIVER', to provide for the availability of a regional spring water source.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5413 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEES FOR MUNICIPAL PLANNING, ZONING, WETLANDS AND COASTAL MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS', to restructure the amount and use of certain fees for planning, zoning, wetlands and coastal management applications.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5414 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REESTABLISHING THE PESTICIDE ADVISORY COUNCIL', to reestablish the Pesticide Advisory Council.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5415 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. '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', to develop a plan to detect terrestrial invasive species.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5416 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE THRESHOLD FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S REVIEW OF COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEMS', to raise the threshold for what constitutes a community water system.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5417 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF CERTAIN RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE PERFORMANCE OF STATE PARKS', to provide sustainable fiscal support for state parks.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5418 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING ROLLING COAL IN DIESEL VEHICLES', to prohibit rolling coal in diesel vehicles.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5419 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE LICENSURE OF PERSONS WHO OPERATE RENTAL BOATS', to protect boaters and their passengers.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5420 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST.; SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LIFE EXPECTANCY OF UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS', to establish consistent regulations of underground storage tank life expectancy and to alleviate financial pressure on local school and municipal budgets.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5421 REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE RETROFITTING OF DIESEL-POWERED VEHICLES FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMITTING SOOT, SMOKE OR OTHER PARTICULATE MATTER ', to prohibit the retrofitting of diesel vehicles with devices that enable the emission of enhanced smoke, soot or particulate matter.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5422 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE USE OF NATURAL ALTERNATIVES TO MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE FOR MELTING ICE ON STATE HIGHWAYS', to require natural alternatives to be used for melting ice on state highways.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5423 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SEARCHABLE DATABASE OF CONVICTED ANIMAL ABUSERS', to create a searchable database of convicted animal abusers.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5424 REP. GENGA, 10th 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. 5425 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to repeal the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5426 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th 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. 5427 REP. STOKES, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX 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. 5428 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE TAX RATE APPLICABLE TO BED AND BREAKFAST ESTABLISHMENTS', to reduce the tax rate on lodging at bed and breakfast establishments.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5429 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM STATE INCOME TAX', to exempt Social Security benefits from state income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5430 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT CERTAIN TAXES', to make Connecticut more competitive with other states by phasing out certain taxes over a five-year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5431 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF SOLAR ENERGY INSTALLERS', to establish uniform standards for solar energy installers.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5432 REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT FOR A COMPLETED APPRAISAL OR VALUATION ASSIGNMENT', to establish procedures for payment of an appraiser by an appraisal management company for a completed appraisal or valuation assignment and to shorten the time frame for such payment from forty-five days to fourteen days.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5433 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRODUCER RESPONSIBILITY FOR UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS', to reduce the abuse of prescription drugs, particularly opioids, by reducing availability.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5434 REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST.; REP. LINEHAN, 103rd DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST.; REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT ADOPTING THE INTERSTATE COMPACT TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE', to adopt the interstate compact to elect the President of the United States by national popular vote and join other states that have already adopted the compact.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5435 REP. GENGA, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE', to enter Connecticut into the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5436 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FRAUDULENT GRANT PROPOSALS', to promote accuracy in grant requests and conserve taxpayer funds.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5437 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING OR ELIMINATING CERTAIN GRANTS UNDER THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM', to eliminate grants under the Citizens' Election Program to candidate committees of unopposed candidates and reduce all other grants under said program by twenty-five per cent.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5438 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE ABATEMENT OF LEAD-BASED PAINT', to increase eligibility for financial assistance for the abatement of lead-based paint.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5439 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROMOTION OF LONG-LASTING, REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTIVES', to replicate the successful reduction of adolescent pregnancy and abortion rates in Colorado, St. Louis, Missouri, and Gastonia, North Carolina, provide better outcomes for Connecticut children and create more sustainable families.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5440 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE TREATMENT OF MENTAL OR NERVOUS CONDITIONS', to expand health insurance coverage for the treatment of mental or nervous conditions.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5441 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LONG-TERM ADDICTION TREATMENT', to require health insurance coverage for long-term addiction treatment.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5442 REP. COOK, 65th DIST. 'AN ACT RAISING THE LEGAL AGE TO MARRY TO EIGHTEEN', to prevent forced marriages.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5443 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR TRANSMISSION OF AN UNSOLICITED FACSIMILE', to change the penalty for the transmission of a facsimile containing unsolicited advertising materials.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5444 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS', to require that employees be employed for a period of thirty days before becoming eligible to file a claim for unemployment benefits.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5445 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL BUDGET RESERVE BALANCES', to permit municipalities to maintain sufficient general reserve fund balances.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5446 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE HIRING OF CONNECTICUT WORKERS FOR MAJOR PROJECTS FUNDED BY BONDS OF THE STATE', to improve the hiring of Connecticut workers on major projects funded by bonds of the state.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5447 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TAX INCREMENT DISTRICTS', to promote the proper, orderly and consistent development of tax increment districts.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5448 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COSTS OF REMOVAL AND STORAGE OF PROPERTY OF EVICTED TENANTS AND FORECLOSED PROPERTY OWNERS', to alleviate an unfunded mandate on municipalities with regard to removal and storage of property of evicted tenants and foreclosed property owners.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5449 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PASSAGE OF NEW MANDATES', to require a two-thirds majority vote of both chambers for the passage of any new mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5450 REP. WILMS, 142nd DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE MUNICIPAL SPENDING CAP', to provide fiscal relief to municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5451 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REVALUATION DEADLINES', to allow municipalities to reduce or extend their revaluation periods by a maximum of two years.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5452 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRACTICAL TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE OF STUDENT EMBALMERS', to give student embalmers an additional year within which to embalm fifty human bodies.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5453 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANDATES REQUIRED UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT', to repeal costly health care mandates.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5454 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ENGAGEMENT MODEL OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE', to utilize trained volunteers to improve outcomes and reduce the cost of mental health care in the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5455 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL IMPACT OF A PROPOSED CASINO GAMING FACILITY', to require a municipality where a proposed casino gaming facility may be located to examine the economic and social impact of casino gambling on the municipality and surrounding municipalities and post the findings of such examination.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5456 REP. STORMS, 60th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING MUNICIPAL APPROVAL OF A PROPOSED CASINO GAMING FACILITY', to require a municipality where a proposed casino gaming facility may be located to hold a public hearing regarding such facility and to hold a referendum to approve such facility before such facility may be established.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5457 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TEMPORARY REGISTRATION FOR MOTOR VEHICLES', to make temporary registration of a motor vehicle valid for a twenty-one-day period and give motor vehicle owners more time to submit their vehicles to a safety inspection or emissions inspection.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5458 REP. GENGA, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING ELECTRONIC TOLLS ON CONNECTICUT'S HIGHWAYS', to establish electronic tolls and create a source of revenue for the Special Transportation Fund.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5459 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRIVATIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to privatize the Department of Motor Vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5460 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING FINES FOR MOVING VIOLATIONS COMMITTED IN WORK ZONES', to increase fines for violations committed in work zones.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5461 REP. STOKES, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES', to provide support for soldiers and veterans by establishing a safety net of services to help with their transition from the military to civilian life.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5462 REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A CIVILIAN MEDAL OF HONOR', to honor Connecticut citizens who perform extraordinary acts of heroism.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.J. No. 9 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT CONCERNING TERM LIMITS', to enact term limits on certain state offices.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.R. No. 9 REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th DIST. 'RESOLUTION APPROVING THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT IN JUAN F., ET AL. V. DANNEL MALLOY, ET AL'
REF. APPROPRIATIONS