HOUSE
List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5593 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FOR WATERBURY SENIOR CITIZENS', to fund a pilot transportation project for Waterbury senior citizens.
REF. AGING

Proposed H.B. No. 5594 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLANS FOR CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYEES', to require state employee retirement plans for newly hired state employees to be defined contribution plans rather than defined benefit plans.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5595 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING EXCESSIVE SPENDING BY STATE AGENCIES', to limit excessive spending by state agencies.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5596 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CALCULATION OF STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT INCOME', to revise state employee retirement calculations to exclude overtime payments.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5597 REP. SKULCZYCK, 45th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FIREARMS TO THE STATE POLICE', to provide the state police with rifles.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5598 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLANS FOR NEWLY HIRED STATE EMPLOYEES', to reduce state pension costs.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5599 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, MUNICIPALITIES AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE COST OF EDUCATING NONRESIDENT STUDENTS', to require the Department of Children and Families to reimburse towns for the costs of educating nonresident children that are placed in such towns.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 5600 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RECOVERY HIGH SCHOOL IN CONNECTICUT', to establish a recovery high school in Connecticut to improve recovery rates of high school age youth who have been treated for addiction and discharged to the community by following the Massachusetts model.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5601 REP. BUCKBEE, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF LOCALLY GROWN FOOD IN SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS', to encourage school districts to use locally grown foods in their school food programs.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5602 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT LOWERING THE EXCESS COST THRESHOLD FOR OUT-OF-DISTRICT SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS', to provide relief to towns that provide special education to out-of-district students.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5603 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ASSAULT OF A SCHOOL TEACHER', to increase the penalty for assaults on teachers.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5604 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5605 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5606 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT LEARNING, ACHIEVEMENT AND OPPORTUNITIES', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5607 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT FORMULA AND THE EQUITABLE FUNDING OF SMALL TOWNS', to revise the education cost sharing grant formula for the purpose of equitably funding small towns.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5608 REP. GREEN, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPELLED STUDENTS BY BOARDS OF EDUCATION', to retain municipal control over alternative educational opportunities for expelled students.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5609 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE REGIONALIZATION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES', to create a task force to study the feasibility of regionalizing special education services and transportation.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5610 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING PROTECTION FROM DISCRIMINATION TO CERTAIN STUDENTS', to protect students from discrimination in public schools.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5611 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REDUCING ENERGY COSTS FOR CERTAIN BUSINESSES', to provide energy incentives for certain businesses for the time of start-up.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5612 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS OF ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER DECISIONS', to expedite appeals of animal control officer decisions.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5613 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RIDING TRAILS FOR ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES', to allow for the creation of all-terrain vehicle trails on state land.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5614 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING SUNDAY HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS', to allow Sunday hunting on private lands.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5615 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING LOCAL BANS ON THE TRAPPING OF ANIMALS', to provide for local control of trapping.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5616 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EARLY SEASONAL CLOSURE OF STATE PARK CAMPGROUNDS AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE PARK ACCOUNT', to better serve the public and to allow state parks to use revenue generated by the parks for park maintenance and operation.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5617 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE OF PUPPIES IN PET STORES', to protect dogs and customers by prohibiting the sale of puppies produced by out-of-state puppy mills in Connecticut pet stores.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5618 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST.; REP. GRESKO, 121st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN THE HANDLING FEE FOR BOTTLE REDEMPTION CENTERS', to promote recycling and the continued employment of workers in the bottle redemption industry.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5619 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF BOTTLED WATER PRODUCED IN CONNECTICUT', to protect the state's water resources and encourage sustainable yield.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5620 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PAINT STEWARDSHIP FEES TO BE PAID TO THE MUNICIPALITY WHERE PAINT IS RECYCLED', to keep the recycling of paint locally based and provide sufficient funds to towns to administer such recycling programs.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5621 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTERING OF ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES', to require the registration of certain all-terrain vehicles to generate proceeds for the maintenance of all-terrain vehicle trails.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5622 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE TO ADHERE TO OBLIGATIONS TO BUY BACK OPEN SPACE', to help preserve open space in the state.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5623 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO PROHIBIT THE ERECTION OF SPITE FENCES AND SPITE HEDGES AND TREES', to enable towns to regulate the erection of spite fences and spite hedges and trees.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5624 REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR LITERACY ITEMS PURCHASED BY TEACHERS', to establish a tax credit against the personal income tax for literacy items purchased by teachers for their classrooms.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5625 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY STATE TAXES THAT COST MORE TO ADMINISTER THAN IS GAINED IN REVENUE', to establish a task force to identify state taxes that cost more for the state to collect in administrative costs than the state gains in revenue received from the imposition of such taxes.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5626 REP. BUCKBEE, 67th DIST.; SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST.; REP. CONLEY, 40th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM ALLOWING A TAX CREDIT AGAINST THE HOSPITAL TAX FOR HOSPITALS THAT PROVIDE SERVICES TO PERSONS SUFFERING FROM OPIOID ADDICTION', to provide an incentive for hospitals to make services available to persons suffering from opioid addiction.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5627 REP. ARCONTI, 109th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SENIORS' SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt fully from the personal income tax Social Security benefits received by seniors.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5628 REP. DUNSBY, 135th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE ESTATE TAX', to phase out the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5629 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAX', to repeal the ambulatory surgical center tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5630 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF BONDS OF THE STATE TO THE NONPROFIT GRANT PROGRAM FOR INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS', to provide financial assistance for the Nonprofit Grant Program.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5631 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. BOCCHINO, 150th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST.; REP. FLOREN, 149th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD FOR IMPOSITION OF THE ESTATE TAX', to increase the threshold for imposition of the estate tax to match the federal estate tax filing threshold.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5632 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION TAKE-BACK PROGRAM IN EACH MUNICIPALITY', to establish a prescription take-back program in each municipality.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5633 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POST-SALE WARRANTY WORK REIMBURSEMENT FOR POWER EQUIPMENT DEALERS', to extend post-sale warranty work reimbursements that are afforded to the automobile industry to power equipment dealers.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5634 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING TOWNS TO CREATE AN UNUSED PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COLLECTION PROGRAM', to allow municipalities a mechanism by which they may collect unused prescription medications from residents.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5635 REP. TWEEDIE, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A FEE STRUCTURE FOR FOIA REQUESTS OF BODY-WORN CAMERA RECORDINGS', to create a fee structure for freedom of information requests for recordings made by body-worn recording equipment.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5636 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCLOSURE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES OF CERTAIN ATTORNEYS', to protect the privacy and security of attorneys who volunteer their legal services in juvenile cases.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5637 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FROM ESTABLISHING DORMITORIES OR FACILITIES THAT ARE SEGREGATED BY RACE OR NATIONAL ORIGIN', to prohibit public institutions of higher education from establishing dormitories or other facilities that are segregated by race or national origin.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5638 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COLLEGE TUITION INCREASES', to help make obtaining a college education more affordable in Connecticut.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5639 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANT ALIENS FROM QUALIFYING FOR IN-STATE TUITION', to restrict the availability of in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant alien students.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5640 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EVICTION PROCEEDINGS WITH RESPECT TO A BREACH OF THE OCCUPANCY LIMIT IN A RENTAL AGREEMENT', to expedite the process for a landlord to remove tenants and individuals who reside with the tenant when there is a continuous breach of occupancy limits established in the rental agreement.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5641 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE SECURITY DEPOSIT AMOUNT', to increase the maximum amount a landlord may charge a tenant for a security deposit.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5642 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID INCOME ELIGIBILITY', to ensure that Medicaid income eligibility in Connecticut reflects the national average for Medicaid income eligibility.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5643 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to expand access to home care for the elderly and avert the need for more costly institutionalization.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5644 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITING THE USE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS', to ensure that public assistance moneys are used for necessities.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5645 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING MUNICIPALITIES FROM LIABILITY FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED BY PERSONS WHILE USING MUNICIPAL LANDS FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES', to expand the municipal exemption from liability under the state's recreational land use statutes.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5646 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING BIFURCATED TRIALS FOR NEGLIGENCE ACTIONS', to establish a bifurcated trial system for negligence actions.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5647 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ATTORNEYS WHO ARE PROHIBITED FROM PRACTICING LAW', to protect clients from attorneys that have been disbarred, suspended, temporarily suspended or transferred to disability inactive status.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5648 REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF JUDICIAL NOMINATIONS', to give the legislature sufficient time to provide advice and consent on judicial nominations.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5649 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE EFFICACY OF THE STATE'S TORT SYSTEM', to establish a task force to study the efficacy of the state's tort system, particularly with respect to medical malpractice actions.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5650 REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING A LANDLORD TO ENTER A RENTED DWELLING UNIT DURING THE PENDENCY OF A SUMMARY PROCESS ACTION', to permit a landlord to lawfully enter a rented dwelling unit during the pendency of a summary process action in order to make necessary repairs in preparation for a new tenant.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5651 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CLERKS OF THE COURT TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF PROTECTIVE ORDERS TO SCHOOLS', to ensure that the clerk of the court notifies a school system of the existence of a protective order that has been issued relating to a student enrolled at the school or the parent or legal guardian of such student.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5652 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING COOPERATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF FEDERAL LAW', to require local and state officials and employees of public institutions of higher education to cooperate with law enforcement personnel in the enforcement of federal law.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5653 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN TO EFFECTUATE THE TRANSFER OF REAL PROPERTY FROM ONE PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY OWNER TO ANOTHER PRIVATE REAL PROPERTY OWNER', to prohibit the use of eminent domain for the purpose of private development that exclusively involves private real property owners.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5654 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HARASSMENT OF A SERVICE ANIMAL OR USER OF A SERVICE ANIMAL', to create a new crime of harming or harassing a service animal or an individual while using a service animal.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5655 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PROPERTY OWNER'S LIABILITY FOR EXPENSES INCURRED AS A RESULT OF A FALLING TREE OR TREE LIMB', to impose liability on certain owners of real property for the expenses of removing a tree or limb from a tree located on such property that falls on adjoining owner's private real property.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5656 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITATIONS ON THE PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT TO A NONCUSTODIAL PARENT', to prohibit a court from ordering a parent who is awarded sole legal custody of a minor child to pay child support for such child to the noncustodial parent.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5657 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES', to update the basis on which unemployment benefits will be required to be paid and protect seasonal agricultural businesses from disproportionate taxation.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5658 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING STATE EMPLOYEE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS FROM PREVENTING THE STATE'S USE OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES', to allow the state to utilize volunteers for assistance as needed.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5659 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE VACCINATION OF ANIMALS', to allow veterinarians to make decisions that are in the best interest of an animal's health and to prevent animals from being over-vaccinated.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5660 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ELDER ABUSE REGISTRY', to provide senior citizens and their families with important information about the health care providers who care for them.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5661 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSURE OF ACCREDITED NONPROFIT COMMUNITY PROVIDERS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES', to reduce costs and enhance administrative and operational efficiencies for accredited nonprofit community providers and the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5662 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COORDINATED DELIVERY OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE', to coordinate the delivery of mental health services and to notify parents of available services for children and young adults.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5663 REP. GENGA, 10th DIST.; REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SMOKING IN MOTOR VEHICLES', to protect children from secondhand smoke while riding in a motor vehicle.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5664 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE INSTALLMENT OF VIDEO CAMERAS IN THE ROOMS OF NONVERBAL NURSING HOME RESIDENTS', to ensure the safety of nonverbal nursing home residents by requiring nursing homes to install video cameras in the rooms of such residents.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5665 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INNOVATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM', to encourage innovation and efficiency by allowing savings to be retained by a health or human services provider at the end of the provider's contractual term with a state agency to reinvest such savings into service delivery, provided the state agency determines that the provider has complied with its contractual and other service delivery requirements.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5666 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING WELLNESS CHECK-INS FOR PATIENTS WITH PRESCRIPTIONS FOR OPIOID ANTAGONISTS', to require wellness check-ins for patients with a prescription for an opioid antagonist and recovering from opiate addiction.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5667 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FACILITIES', to expand access to substance abuse treatment.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5668 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES', to provide an efficient and cost-effective method for the delivery of care.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5669 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH QUARANTINE LAWS', to revise the statutes governing quarantine, isolation or other public health restriction.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5670 REP. BUCKBEE, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSAULT OF POLICE OFFICERS', to increase the penalty for assaulting a reasonably identifiable police officer from performing his or her duties.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5671 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY', to require the deputy commissioner, rather than the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, to serve as the administrative head of the Division of Emergency Services and Homeland Security and to prohibit the commissioner from appointing a sworn police officer to the position of director of the Office of Emergency Management or the Office of Counter Terrorism.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5672 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT RECOGNIZING LICENSES TO CARRY FIREARMS ISSUED BY OTHER STATES', to recognize permits or licenses to carry a firearm issued by other states that have substantially similar standards for carrying a firearm.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5673 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR A TEMPORARY STATE PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR A REVOLVER', to specify uniform criteria for an application for a temporary state permit to carry a pistol or revolver.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5674 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST. 'AN ACT MAKING THE DIVISION OF STATE POLICE A SEPARATE AGENCY', to remove the Division of State Police from the management of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5675 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A GRANT PROGRAM FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL TO OBTAIN BULLETPROOF VESTS', to establish a competitive grant program for emergency medical personnel to obtain bulletproof vests.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5676 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING INSPECTIONS OF CRANE OR HOISTING EQUIPMENT OPERATORS', to require the Department of Administrative Services to inspect crane and hoisting equipment owners or operators at least once a year and to increase the penalties when such owners or operators violate the provisions of chapter 539 of the general statutes.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5677 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ASSAULT OF AN OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFICER', to protect off-duty police officers.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5678 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE IN ASHFORD IN HONOR OF SPECIALIST ROBERT W. HOYT', to name the Mount Hope River Bridge on Route 44 in Ashford in honor of Specialist Robert. W. Hoyt.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5679 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE IN WESTBROOK THE "JOHN H. WILSON BRIDGE"', to name a bridge in Westbrook in honor of John H. Wilson.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5680 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARENT ATTENDANCE AT SAFE DRIVING INSTRUCTION COURSES', to allow parents or guardians to attend only one two-hour session of driving instruction.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5681 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A "NO LEFT TURN" SIGN IN WATERTOWN', to direct the Department of Transportation to place a "No Left Turn" sign in Watertown.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5682 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING BUSINESSES THAT CONSTRUCT UTILITY TRAILERS WITH A BRAKING SYSTEM FROM LICENSING REQUIREMENTS', to exempt businesses that construct utility trailers with a braking system from having to obtain a manufacturer's license.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5683 REP. SIEGRIST, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND THE SCHOOL BUS SEAT BELT ACCOUNT', to inform school districts of the ability to apply for funds from the school bus seat belt account.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5684 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION WAIVERS AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBERS', to provide free tuition at state public institutions of higher education for family members of men and women killed while serving in the military.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5685 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COORDINATION OF SERVICES FOR VETERANS', to increase coordination in providing services to veterans.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5686 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ANNUITY PAYMENTS FOR GOLD STAR PARENTS', to allow gold star parents, as identified by federal law, to receive an annuity of two thousand dollars each year.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 5687 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OBSERVANCE OF VETERANS' DAY', to make Veterans' Day a mandatory school holiday in Connecticut.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.J. No. 11 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT CONCERNING LENGTH OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS', to make the General Assembly a true part-time legislature.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.J. No. 12 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO MAKE THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FULL TIME', to make the General Assembly a full-time legislature.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.R. No. 10 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'PROPOSED RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING CONGRESS TO PRESERVE PLUM ISLAND AS A WILDLIFE REFUGE', to avoid the sale of Plum Island to the highest bidder and preserve the wildlife that inhabits the island.
REF. ENVIRONMENT