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List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 6731 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER NEW HAVEN', to provide grants to charitable organizations in the greater New Haven area.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6732 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING FOR THE REGIONAL TOURISM DISTRICTS', to restore funding for the three regional tourism districts in Connecticut.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6733 REP. PISCOPO, 76th DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE REGIONAL TOURISM DISTRICTS', to restore funding for the three regional tourism districts in the state.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6734 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT DEFINING TERMS PERTAINING TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to define terms pertaining to the state constitutional spending cap.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6735 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EQUITABLE PHASE-IN OF INCREASED EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FUNDS', to provide full funding of education cost-sharing dollars to towns.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6736 REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th DIST.; REP. SLAP, 19th DIST.; REP. VERRENGIA, 20th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM LEVEL OF FUNDING UNDER THE EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to ensure more equitable ECS funding to towns that have experienced growing poverty since the ECS cap was established.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6737 REP. ADAMS, 146th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONSTRUCTIVE TRUST RELEASES', to prevent persons that have transferred property over a prior owner from claiming a constructive trust on said property.
REF. BANKING

Proposed H.B. No. 6738 REP. DELNICKI, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEFICIENCY JUDGMENTS AND CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS', to protect mortgagors harmed by crumbling foundations.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6739 REP. DELNICKI, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING LENDERS OF A HOME EQUITY LOAN FROM SEEKING A DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT', to protect homeowners with crumbling foundations.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6740 REP. ZUPKUS, 89th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO MAKE CERTAIN REPORTS TO THE JUVENILE COURT', to require timely reporting by the Department of Children and Families to the Juvenile Court.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 6741 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHT OF COUNSEL TO ACCESS RECORDS IN ABUSE AND NEGLECT PROCEEDINGS', to grant counsel for a child who is the subject of an abuse and neglect petition immediate access to the child and the child's records.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6742 REP. REED, 102nd DIST.; REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY EVIDENCE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE CHILDREN'S EXPOSURE TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES', to establish a task force to identify evidence-based solutions to reduce children's exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed H.B. No. 6743 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, TOWNS 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. 6744 REP. RYAN, 139th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TOURISM PROMOTION, JOBS AND REVENUE ACCOUNT', to establish a tourism promotion, jobs and revenue account to be used by the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to market and support the tourism industry in the state.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6745 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST.; SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST.; REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST.; REP. DEVLIN, 134th DIST.; REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; REP. SREDZINSKI, 112th DIST.; REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST.; REP. PERILLO, 113th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A GRANT PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF UNUSED PROPERTIES IN URBAN AREAS AS AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to create a grant program to encourage the development of unused properties in urban areas as affordable housing.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6746 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSCIENCE INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT PROGRAM', to increase investment in and expansion of biotechnology and bioscience companies in Connecticut.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6747 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST.; REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING STATE SUBSIDIES, GRANTS AND BOND-FUNDED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO CERTAIN PUBLICLY TRADED COMPANIES', to encourage a higher median income in Connecticut.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6748 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING NEW PROJECTS UNDER THE FIRST FIVE PLUS PROGRAM', to eliminate the first five plus program for future projects.
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Proposed H.B. No. 6749 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PUBLIC-PRIVATE MARKETING PARTNERSHIP TO RECRUIT BUSINESSES TO CONNECTICUT', to market the state to businesses looking to expand or relocate and to attract more new businesses to Connecticut through a public-private marketing partnership.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6750 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST.; REP. REYES, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT ENCOURAGING ENTREPRENEURSHIP THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE START-UP BUSINESS AWARDS COMPETITION', to encourage entrepreneurship in the state and reward promising entrepreneurs.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6751 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING TAX CREDITS FOR BUSINESSES THAT RELOCATE TO CONNECTICUT', to attract new businesses to Connecticut and grow the economy.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6752 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR MEDIUM-SIZED AND LARGE BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT GRADUATES FROM HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS', to encourage the hiring of new graduates and the expansion of businesses in Connecticut.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6753 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR START-UPS AND SMALL BUSINESSES THAT HIRE RECENT GRADUATES FROM HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS', to encourage the hiring of new graduates and the expansion of businesses in Connecticut.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6754 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF CONNECTICUT BROWNFIELD LAND BANKS', to authorize the creation of Connecticut brownfield land banks for the purpose of acquiring, remediating and selling brownfields on behalf of municipalities.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6755 REP. BOYD, 50th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING FISCAL NOTES TO INCLUDE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT', to require a cost-benefit analysis and economic impact statement on all proposed legislation.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6756 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT DIRECTING A PORTION OF HOTEL TAX REVENUE TO TOURISM DISTRICTS', to provide funding for regional tourism districts.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6757 REP. FOX, 148th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY PROLONGED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS', to provide economic support to businesses impacted by development and construction in close proximity to such business.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6758 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPANSION OF THE WALLINGFORD ENTERPRISE ZONE', to encourage the reuse of a large research facility in Wallingford.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6759 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE PROCESS BY WHICH FUNDS ARE AWARDED BY CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS, INCORPORATED', to study the process by which Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated awards funds to start-up businesses to ensure that taxpayer money is used as effectively as possible.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6760 REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOSCIENCE START-UPS FROM THE CORPORATION BUSINESS TAX', to help grow and encourage the formation of biotechnology and bioscience companies in Connecticut.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed H.B. No. 6761 REP. HALL, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW OF THE CAPITOL REGION EDUCATION COUNCIL AND OTHER SCHOOLS OF CHOICE', to review the funding of the Capitol Region Education Council and other schools of choice.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6762 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A NEW COMMISSIONER'S NETWORK OF SCHOOLS', to create a new, streamlined and financially affordable commissioner's network of schools program.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6763 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS BY PROVIDING A RELIABLE, FAIR AND VALID ESTIMATE OF A STUDENT'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6764 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE TOTAL HOURS REQUIREMENT RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPELLED STUDENTS', to eliminate the amount of instructional time that school districts are required to provide to students who have been expelled.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6765 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR THE REGIONALIZATION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES', to ease school transportation mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6766 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO SPECIFIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL', to ease burdens and mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6767 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST.; REP. CURREY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF AN ADJUDICATION PROCESS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION', to require parties to participate in an adjudication conducted by an impartial third-party adjudicator before conducting a special education hearing.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6768 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON LIFE-THREATENING FOOD ALLERGIES IN SCHOOLS', to implement the recommendations of the task force on life-threatening food allergies in schools.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6769 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT', to amend the student data privacy act of 2016.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6770 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROHIBITION OF BIAS IN THE STATE MASTERY EXAMINATION', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6771 REP. STOKES, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING INCENTIVES TO TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLS FOR INCREASING MANUFACTURING AND WELDING PROGRAMS', to encourage students to enter manufacturing and welding programs in Connecticut.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6772 REP. STOKES, 58th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN MAGNET SCHOOLS', to require regional educational service centers to cover the special education costs of students enrolled in magnet schools.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6773 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS FOR SUPERINTENDENTS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS', to ensure that performance evaluations for superintendents of schools are completed in a transparent manner.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6774 REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CALCULATION OF SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT REIMBURSEMENT PERCENTAGES', to use a three-year rolling average of the equalized net grand list for purposes of calculating a town's school construction reimbursement percentage.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6775 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE REQUIREMENT THAT TEACHERS TAKE A SURVEY ON READING INSTRUCTION', to repeal the requirement that teachers to take a survey on reading instruction.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6776 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING REDUNDANCY IN EDUCATION ACCOUNTING', to review and revise the uniform system of accounting for school revenues and expenditures.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6777 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING BY PROHIBITING THE DIVERSION OF SUCH LOCAL FUNDING', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6778 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPPORTUNITY, ACHIEVEMENT AND LEARNING OF STUDENTS', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6779 REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING BY PROHIBITING THE DIVERSION OF SUCH LOCAL FUNDING', to modernize local public school funding.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6780 REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS BY PROVIDING A FAIR AND VALID ESTIMATE OF A STUDENT'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE', to prohibit discrimination and bias in state mastery tests.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6781 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BOARDS OF EDUCATION FROM CHARGING MAGNET SCHOOL TUITION TO OTHER BOARDS OF EDUCATION FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR', to prohibit local boards of education that operate interdistrict magnet schools from charging tuition to other boards of education for the school year commencing July 1, 2017.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6782 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO SELECT WHICH SCHOOL PERSONNEL SHALL COMPLETE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING RELATING TO THE RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION OF STUDENTS', to allow boards of education to determine the appropriate professionals who should be trained in the restraint and seclusion of students, rather than requiring all staff to complete such training.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6783 REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEARNING, OPPORTUNITY AND ACHIEVEMENT OF STUDENTS', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6784 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATORS', to implement the recommendations of the task force on professional development and in-service training requirements for educators.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6785 REP. RILEY, 46th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS BY PROVIDING A VALID, FAIR AND RELIABLE ESTIMATE OF A STUDENT'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6786 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISION OF THE ALLIANCE DISTRICT, PRIORITY AND TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PROGRAMS', to create a new, streamlined and financially affordable alliance district grant program.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6787 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF A CONNECTICUT HISTORY CREDIT REQUIREMENT IN TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAMS', to institute an educational requirement for teachers and administrators, including superintendents, that they take a college-level course of at least one credit covering Connecticut history.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6788 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SPECIAL REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT', to continue to integrate public schools in the state to meet the goals of the 2008 and 2013 stipulations and orders, as extended, for Milo Sheff, et al. v. William A. O'Neill, et al., and to reduce costs by reducing the number of school districts in the state.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6789 REP. RILEY, 46th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING BY PROHIBITING THE DIVERSION OF SUCH LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6790 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPPORTUNITY, LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT OF STUDENTS', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6791 REP. RILEY, 46th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEARNING, ACHIEVEMENT AND OPPORTUNITY OF STUDENTS', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6792 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO DIRECT THE PROVISION OF SPECIFIC IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL', to allow school districts the ability to choose the in-service training that each teacher shall complete.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6793 REP. WILMS, 142nd DIST.; REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FUNDS AND THE GRANTING OF WAIVERS ACCORDING TO A TOWN'S DISTRICT REFERENCE GROUP', to distribute education cost-sharing grant funds and grant waivers from state education mandates according to a town's district reference group.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6794 REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF ONLINE SCHOOLS', to empower school districts by authorizing them to offer online courses, to promote innovation through the use of online courses for the benefit of students throughout the state and to create a blended brick-and-mortar school for fully online schools without the walls of a classroom.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6795 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST.; REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST.; REP. YACCARINO, 87th DIST.; REP. GRESKO, 121st DIST. 'AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE STRATFORD SCHOOL FOR AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS FROM THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM TO THE REGIONAL COMMUNITY-TECHNICAL COLLEGES SYSTEM', to transfer the Stratford School for Aviation Maintenance Technicians from the technical high school system to the regional community-technical colleges system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6796 REP. BERTHEL, 68th DIST.; REP. WILSON, 66th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REVIEW OF EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT DISTRIBUTIONS FOR CERTAIN TOWNS', to review the current education cost-sharing grant formula.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6797 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT', to repeal the minimum budget requirement.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6798 REP. HAMPTON, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A REMEDIAL LITERACY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE THREE IN PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS', to create a remedial literacy program that helps students who are struggling to learn how to read and to prepare educators for the particular needs of a remedial classroom.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6799 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CHOOSE THE DATE ON WHICH A CHILD MUST TURN FIVE YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN', to allow boards of education to choose when a student can start kindergarten.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6800 REP. CURREY, 11th DIST.; REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST.; REP. GREEN, 55th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF INSTRUCTION ABOUT THE SAFE HAVENS ACT IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM', to include instruction concerning the Safe Havens Act in the health curriculum at the high school level.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6801 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL SCHOOL FUNDING BY PROHIBITING THE DIVERSION OF SUCH FUNDING', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6802 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ACHIEVEMENT, OPPORTUNITY AND LEARNING OF STUDENTS', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6803 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS BY PROVIDING A VALID, FAIR AND RELIABLE ESTIMATE OF A STUDENT'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6804 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REVIEW OF THE RACIAL IMBALANCE LAW', to review the state's racial imbalance law.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6805 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TEACHER CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN OUT-OF-STATE TEACHERS', to create a new teaching permit for teachers certified in other states, but who do not meet the requirements for certification in Connecticut.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6806 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PHASE-OUT OF ALLIANCE DISTRICT FUNDING', to gradually reduce alliance district funding and to permit boards of education to reduce their education budgets.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6807 REP. HALL, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION BY HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS', to provide equal access to interscholastic athletics for students who are home-schooled.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6808 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CHOOSE THE DATE OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE SCHOOL YEAR', to allow boards of education to choose the start date of the school year.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6809 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS IN STATE MASTERY EXAMINATIONS BY PROVIDING A FAIR, VALID AND RELIABLE ESTIMATE OF A STUDENT'S OVERALL PERFORMANCE', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6810 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING BY PROHIBITING THE DIVERSION OF SUCH FUNDING', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6811 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT FOR ONE YEAR', to allow school districts to delay the implementation of the provisions of public act 16-189 relating to student data privacy for one year.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6812 REP. DAUPHINAIS, 44th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE RESTRICTIONS RELATING TO FUND-RAISING FOR THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM', to establish a task force to explore funding options for the technical high school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6813 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MINIMUM SCHOOL DISTRICT SIZE', to encourage regionalization and efficiency by establishing a minimum school district size.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6814 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS', to create education savings accounts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6815 REP. RITTER, 1st DIST.; REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST.; REP. CURREY, 11th DIST.; SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST.; REP. SOTO, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A STATE SPECIAL EDUCATION PREDICTABLE COST COOPERATIVE', to create a state special education predictable cost cooperative that will require the state and school districts to share in special education expenditures.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6816 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; REP. CURREY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF AN EQUITABLE EDUCATION COST-SHARING FORMULA, AN EXEMPTION FROM THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT AND RELIEF FROM CERTAIN STATE EDUCATION MANDATES', to establish a new and equitable education funding formula, exempt municipalities that receive little state aid from the minimum budget requirement and relieve school districts of burdensome state education mandates.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6817 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AID FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES', to achieve fairness in funding special education by reimbursing a school district for the total cost of its special education services when that school district's special education costs are greater than the average of all the state's school districts' special education costs.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6818 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARENTS' AND GUARDIANS' RIGHTS RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION', to assure that the parents and guardians of special education students know and understand their rights under the law relating to special education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6819 REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT LEARNING AND ACHIEVEMENT', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6820 REP. CURREY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS', to expand adult education programs for the purpose of providing adults in with better access to higher-paying jobs, industry-recognized certificates and post-secondary education opportunities.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6821 REP. HAMPTON, 16th DIST.; REP. URBAN, 43rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECESS REQUIREMENT FOR STUDENTS', to combat the problem of childhood obesity by requiring all elementary students to have twenty minutes of physical activity each day.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6822 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING PROCESS', to make revisions to the special education hearing process.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6823 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF CONNECTICUT STATE HISTORY IN THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING FOR TEACHERS', to require that Connecticut state history be included in the in-service training for teachers.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6824 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE TEACHER EVALUATION AND SUPPORT PROGRAM', to help reduce redundancy.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6825 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF AN EQUITABLE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to create an equitable education cost sharing grant formula.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6826 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FULL REIMBURSEMENT OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT'S EXCESS COST FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION', to provide the necessary funding for special education costs incurred by school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6827 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EQUALIZATION OF FUNDING FOR MAGNET SCHOOLS OPERATED BY REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS', to create equity in education funding.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6828 REP. ARCONTI, 109th DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EQUITABLY FUNDING LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6829 REP. HALL, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FULL FUNDING OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATION EXCESS COST GRANT', to full fund the special education excess cost grant.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6830 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FUNDING RANGE FOR EACH TOWN FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018', to limit the amount of a reduction that a town can experience in its education cost-sharing grant funding.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6831 REP. HARDING, 107th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF MEAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN THE EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to make revisions to the education cost-sharing grant formula.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6832 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCARCERATED PARENT'S ACCESS TO A STUDENT'S EDUCATIONAL RECORDS', to provide access to the educational records of a student to a parent or guardian who is incarcerated.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6833 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT OPPORTUNITY AND LEARNING', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6834 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION IN MASTERY EXAMINATIONS', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6835 REP. SOTO, 39th DIST.; REP. DE LA CRUZ, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT AT THE NEW LONDON MAGNET SCHOOL FOR THE VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS', to eliminate certain conditions on the school building project grant for the New London Magnet School for the Visual and Performing Arts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6836 REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AGE WHEN A SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENT SHALL BEGIN RECEIVING TRANSITION SERVICES', to lower the age for when a special education student is to begin receiving transition services to fourteen years of age.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6837 REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A TRANSITIONAL SERVICES SYSTEM FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS', to create a system to bridge the transition from educational services to adult human services for students with disabilities.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6838 REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE WRITTEN PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN RECEIVING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES', to require that the written bill of rights for parents of children receiving special education services be included with the transition bill of rights given to all parents of special education students at a planning and placement team meeting.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6839 REP. DAUPHINAIS, 44th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REVIEW AND REPORT ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT', to require the Department of Education to conduct a review of and submit a report on the implementation of the student data privacy act.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6840 REP. HALL, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT AT NATHAN HALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN ENFIELD', to allow the town of Enfield to not be required to refund any remaining school building project grant money paid to the town for the Nathan Hale Elementary School building project when such school closes at the end of the school year.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6841 REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. COOK, 65th DIST. 'AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to transfer the functions and responsibilities of the Office of Early Childhood to the Department of Social Services.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6842 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE PERIOD REQUIRED FOR THE PROVISION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO CERTAIN FAMILIES', to provide school transportation mandate relief.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6843 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE NINE-HUNDRED-HOURS REQUIREMENT RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPELLED STUDENTS', to eliminate the amount of instructional time that school districts are required to provide to students who have been expelled.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6844 REP. COOK, 65th DIST.; REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST.; REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST.; REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF ELIGIBLE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS', to expand the number of eligible educators who can work in early childhood education programs in the state.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6845 REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT AND ESTABLISHMENT OF MILL RATES BY LOCAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION', to permit school districts to reduce their minimum budget requirements in an amount that reflects a decline in student enrollment and to permit local boards of education to establish separate mill rates to fund local public education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6846 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING READING INSTRUCTION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS', to ensure teachers complete professional development in reading instruction.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6847 REP. DUBITSKY, 47th DIST. 'AN ACT DIRECTING THE PROVISION OF SPECIFIC IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO CERTAIN SCHOOL PERSONNEL', to provide mandate relief by giving school districts the ability to choose the appropriate training for each school employee so as to avoid unnecessary time and cost on training unrelated the such employee's position.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6848 REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION IN THE STATE MASTERY EXAMINATION', to make revisions relating to the state mastery examination.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6849 REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT, LEARNING AND OPPORTUNITIES', to make a series of reforms in the Connecticut public school system.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6850 REP. MCGEE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING GREATER FLEXIBILITY AND AUTONOMY TO SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN THE COMMISSIONER'S NETWORK OF SCHOOLS', to improve the effectiveness of the commissioner's network of schools program by utilizing techniques and strategies used in other successful school turnaround programs.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6851 REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EQUITABLE FUNDING OF LOCAL EDUCATION', to make revisions to state and local funding for education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6852 REP. MCGEE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF REGIONAL YOUTH CENTERS', to create regional youth centers in the lowest performing school districts in the state.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6853 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST.; REP. FOX, 148th DIST.; REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST.; REP. ADAMS, 146th DIST.; SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST.; REP. TONG, 147th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS THAT SATISFY THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT', to expand the list of eligible colleges and universities that award bachelor's degrees in early childhood education and child development that satisfy the staff qualifications requirement.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6854 REP. MILLER, 145th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE READING READINESS OF EACH SCHOOL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT', to require the Department of Education to determine a reading readiness for each school and school district for purposes of providing a tiered support in literacy.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6855 REP. SOTO, 39th DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST.; REP. DE LA CRUZ, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS AT C.B. JENNINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL IN NEW LONDON', to provide assistance to the town of New London relating to the school building projects at C.B. Jennings Elementary School and the Science and Technology Magnet High School.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6856 REP. SOTO, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF REDUCED-ISOLATION SETTING FOR INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOLS', to create a state-wide standard of reduced-isolation setting that applies to all interdistrict magnet schools.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6857 REP. ZAWISTOWSKI, 61st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PUBLIC, EDUCATIONAL AND GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAMMING AND EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT ACCOUNT (PEGPETIA)', to examine the use and make recommendations regarding the funding of the public, educational and governmental programming and education technology investment account.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 6858 REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MOTOR VEHICLE TAX EXEMPTION FOR VETERANS AND SENIOR CITIZENS', to establish a motor vehicle tax exemption for veterans and senior citizens.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6859 REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST.; REP. FOX, 148th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING PROPERTY TAXES FOR SENIORS', to reduce property taxes for seniors.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6860 REP. COOK, 65th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING LIQUID ASPHALT FROM THE GROSS EARNINGS TAX ON PETROLEUM PRODUCTS', to exempt liquid asphalt used exclusively for asphalt pavement from the gross earnings tax on petroleum products.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6861 REP. RYAN, 139th DIST. 'AN ACT LOWERING THE OCCUPANCY TAX RATE FOR BED AND BREAKFAST ESTABLISHMENTS', to reduce the occupancy tax applied to bed a breakfast establishments and to facilitate regular compliance with the occupancy tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6862 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX', to eliminate the estate tax in order to retain and attract residents and small businesses and provide a more steady and sustained source of revenue to the state.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6863 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. PAOLILLO, 97th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR RENOVATIONS TO THE BARBELL CLUB IN NEW HAVEN', to authorize bonds of the state for renovations to the Barbell Club building in New Haven to serve as a community and youth center.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6864 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING EXEMPTION FOR FEDERAL, STATE AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES', to eliminate the occupational licensing exemption for federal, state and municipal employees.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 6865 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF STATE CONTRACTORS', to allow state contractors who have qualified to bid on one project to bid on all projects and to require the creation of a database of all qualified state contractors.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6866 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING STATE CONTRACTING WITH OR INVESTING IN CERTAIN PERSONS AND BUSINESSES', to prohibit state contracting with, and state investment in, persons and businesses that promote or engage in activities to boycott, divest or sanction American allied nations.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6867 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST.; REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MAIL-IN VOTING, REGIONAL VOTING CENTERS AND OPT-OUT AUTOMATIC VOTER REGISTRATION', to make changes to certain voting and voter registration processes.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6868 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST.; REP. REYES, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING AN ADDITIONAL REVIEW OF STATE AGENCY REGULATIONS', to require state agencies to conduct a review of their regulations and identify three regulations for repeal.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 6869 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL FOR TUITION INCREASES AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to require legislative approval for any tuition increase at public institutions of higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6870 REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF COLLEGE ATHLETES', to protect the health and safety of college athletes.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6871 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION DISCOUNTS AT THE CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM FOR CERTAIN FAMILIES', to provide tuition discounts for families with siblings attending a state university within the Connecticut State University System.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6872 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF A MORATORIUM ON STATE UNIVERSITY TUITION INCREASES', to promote affordable higher education in the state and to protect students from unjust yearly tuition increases.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6873 REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE TYPES OF REHABILITATION PROJECTS THAT ARE CONSIDERED AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to expand the types of rehabilitation projects that qualify for an affordable housing moratorium.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6874 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AND FAIR HOUSING LAWS', to clarify when the informational sheet on housing discrimination and federal and state fair housing laws is required to be provided.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6875 REP. GRESKO, 121st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN HOUSING IN THE TOWN OF STRATFORD', to permit Success Village and Stonybrook Co-op to be classified as affordable housing to help the town of Stratford reach the ten per cent threshold.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6876 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION OF RENTAL HOUSING PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS', to apply guidelines and limitations to the disclosure of information concerning Department of Housing program applicants and participants and to protect confidential information.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6877 REP. DE LA CRUZ, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING OWNERS OF PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS TO PROVIDE SUFFICIENT MEETING SPACE FOR TENANTS', to encourage the formation of tenant associations in order to make quality of life outreach possible.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6878 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT ADDRESSING HOUSING SEGREGATION', to address housing segregation in Connecticut.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6879 REP. DEVLIN, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE TYPES OF REHABILITATION PROJECTS THAT ARE CONSIDERED AFFORDABLE HOUSING', to expand the types of rehabilitation projects that qualify for an affordable housing moratorium.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6880 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST.; SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST.; REP. DEVLIN, 134th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPEALS PROCEDURE', to modify the affordable housing appeals procedure under section 8-30g of the general statutes.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6881 REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES BY LANDLORDS', to shorten the time period that tenants are without required essential services provided by landlords.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 6882 REP. MCGEE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INTEGRATED PLAN TO COMBAT ADDICTION', to establish an integrated plan to combat substance abuse via coordinated services designed to address underlying social issues and expand access to care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 6883 REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR NONPROFIT HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ORGANIZATIONS TO FUND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS', to provide funding for nonprofit health and human services organizations to undertake capital improvements.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 6884 REP. MORIN, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID SCHOOL-BASED CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS' CLAIMS BILLING', to implement a cost-savings measure for municipalities who have Medicaid school-based child health programs.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 6885 REP. SANTIAGO, 84th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT LEVELS FOR PROVIDERS', to set Medicaid reimbursement levels high enough to ensure an adequate pool of providers.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 6886 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO DIRECTLY AND FULLY REIMBURSE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FOR IN-NETWORK HEALTH CARE SERVICES PROVIDED TO ENROLLEES', to require health insurers to directly and fully reimburse health care providers for all in-network health care services provided to enrollees.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 6887 REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING COVERAGE FOR MENTAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES', to require that each health insurance policy delivered, issued for delivery, renewed, amended or continued in this state provide coverage for additional mental health care services and substance abuse services, including, but not limited to, case management services and peer support services.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 6888 REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROPOSED BUDGET AND ALLOTMENTS OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES', to safeguard the independence of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities in one of its roles, that of a watchdog agency.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6889 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL LIABILITY FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE COMMITTED BY MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES', to allow victims of acts of gross negligence committed by a municipal employee the ability to recover actual monetary damages.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6890 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF CHILD SUPPORT AND THE PENALTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE FAILURE TO PAY CHILD SUPPORT', to establish a task force to study the adequacy of the state's civil and criminal laws relating to the collection of child support and the penalties associated with the failure to pay child support.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6891 REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ANSWERS TO DISCRIMINATORY PRACTICE COMPLAINTS AND SERVICE OF PETITIONS', to eliminate administrative burdens on respondents and reduce expenditures in discriminatory practice cases.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6892 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILIES WITH SPECIALIZED NEEDS', to better serve families with specialized needs through the establishment of a new petition process.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6893 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SHARED CUSTODY ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE STATE AND THE PARENT OF A CHILD WITH SPECIALIZED NEEDS', to establish a temporary shared custody arrangement between the state and the parent of a child with specialized needs.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6894 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF A CHILD WITH SPECIALIZED NEEDS', to ensure that the parents of a child with specialized needs are allowed to retain custody of such child while obtaining the services that the child needs.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6895 REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST.; REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE WEAPONIZATION OF DRONES', to implement the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee's recommendations regarding the criminalization of the weaponization of drones.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6896 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE STATE'S FAMILY COURT SYSTEM', to create a task force to study and report on the family court system.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6897 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW PROBATE COURT PROCEDURES AND FEES IN MATTERS INVOLVING THE PARENT OF A CHILD WITH DISABILITIES', to establish a task force to review Probate Court procedures and fees in matters involving a parent of a child with disabilities.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6898 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING LOSS OF CONSORTIUM CLAIMS TO PERSONS WHO ARE MARRIED', to limit loss of a loss of consortium claim to a person who is married at the time an injury is alleged to have occurred.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6899 REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE COMPLAINT RESOLUTION PROCESS WITHIN THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES', to provide for a more efficient and effective complaint resolution process within the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 6900 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS', to provide financial relief to municipalities.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6901 REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOUPMENT OF STATE COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LOW WAGE EMPLOYERS', to recoup state costs relating to services provided to workers who earn a low wage.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6902 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION', to increase the amount paid to panel members.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6903 REP. REBIMBAS, 70th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING UNION REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS, PROFESSORS AND INSTRUCTORS WHO WORK WITH INMATES', to eliminate mandates for union requirements for teachers, professors and instructors who work with inmates.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6904 REP. DAUPHINAIS, 44th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BONUSES FOR STATE EMPLOYEES', to encourage state employees to cut costs and find efficiencies.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6905 REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVAILING WAGE', to update the prevailing wage thresholds.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6906 REP. DE LA CRUZ, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HAZARDOUS DUTY PENSIONS FOR MUNICIPAL POWER LINE WORKERS', to allow municipal power line workers to collect hazardous duty pensions.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6907 REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST.; REP. REYES, 75th DIST.; REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST.; REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST.; REP. CUMMINGS, 74th DIST.; SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE PASSENGER CARRIER LAW', to clarify the interstate passenger carrier law.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6908 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A CONNECTICUT SMALL BUSINESS RETIREMENT MARKETPLACE', to replace the current state-administered retirement system with a market-based opportunity for enhanced retirement savings based on the Washington state model.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6909 REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR FIRST RESPONDER DIVE TEAMS AND K9 SEARCH AND RESCUE PERSONNEL', to provide workers' compensation coverage for first responder dive teams and canine rescue personnel.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6910 REP. STAFSTROM, 129th DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST.; REP. STALLWORTH, 126th DIST.; REP. SANTIAGO, 130th DIST.; REP. BAKER, 124th DIST.; SEN. MOORE, 22nd DIST.; SEN. GOMES, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE FUNDING OF UNFUNDED ACCRUED MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM LIABILITIES BY MUNICIPALITIES', to permit municipalities to authorize and issue municipal employees' retirement system pension funding bonds.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6911 REP. DE LA CRUZ, 41st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLANS FOR NEWLY HIRED EMPLOYEES', to require businesses to enroll workers in a defined contribution plan not later than thirty days from the date of hire.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6912 REP. BOCCHINO, 150th DIST.; REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST.; REP. VAIL, 52nd DIST.; REP. SMITH, 108th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AND FEDERAL WAGE AND HOUR LAWS', to create more consistency between state and federal wage and hour laws.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6913 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS', to provide transparency and identify possible cost-saving measures.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6914 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MINIMUM WORK WEEK FOR PERSONS PERFORMING JANITORIAL OR BUILDING MAINTENANCE SERVICES', to institute a minimum workweek of thirty hours for individuals who perform janitorial or building maintenance services.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6915 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLD FOR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT REMODELING PROJECTS', to permit volunteer fire departments to complete remodeling projects within budgetary constraints.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6916 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PENALTIES FOR ACCEPTING OVERPAYMENT OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS', to reduce the penalties for accepting overpayment of unemployment benefits.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6917 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES', to allow municipalities to override organized labor objections to voluntary regional consolidation efforts.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6918 REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIENS FOR UNPAID EMPLOYEE WAGES', to allow for liens against employers that fail to pay employee wages.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 6919 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF STATE GRANTS-IN-AID AND REGIONAL PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE PROGRAM FUNDS', to maximize funds from state grants-in-aid and the regional performance incentive program for regional councils of governments.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6920 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FURTHERANCE OF REGIONALISM', to permit the furtherance of regionalism.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6921 REP. FOX, 148th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVERAGING OF MUNICIPAL REVALUATIONS', to permit municipalities to average current and prior revaluations in calculating the grand list.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6922 REP. STEINBERG, 136th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT', to repeal the minimum budget requirement.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6923 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD FOR PASSAGE OF UNFUNDED MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to require a two-thirds majority vote of both chambers to pass any new or expanded unfunded municipal mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6924 REP. RYAN, 139th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EVALUATION OF MUNICIPAL REGIONALIZATION', to assist municipalities with regionalization.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6925 REP. DEMICCO, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMELY COMPLETION OF CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION WORK FOR WHICH A BUILDING PERMIT HAS BEEN ISSUED', to ensure that residential building projects are completed within a reasonable time frame.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6926 REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. GRESKO, 121st DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING MUNICIPALITIES TO IMPOSE A BUYER'S FEE ON THE CONVEYANCE OF REAL PROPERTY', to permit municipalities to impose a conveyance fee on certain real property sales in order to generate funds for the purchase, preservation and stewardship of open space.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6927 REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SEWER USE CHARGES', to prevent sewer authorities from assessing sewer use charges for summer water use.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6928 REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING MUNICIPAL ZONING COMMISSIONS TO LIMIT THE CONTINUATION OF CERTAIN NONCONFORMING USES', to permit municipal zoning commissions to enact regulations limiting the continuation of nonconforming uses of residential dwellings when such dwellings are conveyed.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6929 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE OF POSSESSIONS AND PERSONAL EFFECTS OF EVICTED TENANTS', to provide mandate relief to municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6930 REP. FRANCE, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PUBLICATION OF LEGAL NOTICES ON MUNICIPAL INTERNET WEB SITES', to save municipalities money by permitting the advertisement of legal notices on municipal Internet web sites.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6931 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AND MUNICIPAL COLLABORATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS', to require that the state collaborate with municipalities to develop a plan for the protection of vulnerable individuals.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6932 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE MUNICIPAL SPENDING CAP', to provide financial relief to municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6933 REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPAL USER FEES ON COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES', to provide municipalities financial relief for services provided to colleges and universities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6934 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MUNICIPAL OPTION FOR PROPERTY TAX ABATEMENTS FOR ARTS AND CULTURE', to permit municipalities to provide tax abatements to support properties devoted to arts and culture.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6935 REP. FREY, 111th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING MUNICIPAL HISTORIC DISTRICTS FROM CERTAIN AFFORDABLE HOUSING LAND USE REQUIREMENTS', to exempt municipal historic districts from the affordable housing requirements of section 8-30g of the general statutes.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6936 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ATTORNEY FEE AGREEMENTS IN MUNICIPAL TAX APPEALS', to ensure fairness in the tax appeal process.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6937 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING MUNICIPALITIES TO INITIATE AND IMPLEMENT CERTAIN FINANCIAL EFFICIENCIES', to provide municipalities with a means of creating financial efficiencies.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6938 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION REGARDING MUNICIPAL PERMITS', to aid businesses in completing municipal permitting requirements.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6939 REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING URBAN BLIGHT AND STRUCTURALLY COMPROMISED FOUNDATIONS', to establish a study of urban blight and properties with structurally compromised foundations.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6940 REP. WOOD, 141st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VOTING AND REGIONAL COUNCILS OF GOVERNMENTS', to prohibit proportional voting in the affairs of regional councils of governments.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6941 REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STREAMLINING THE GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS FOR MUNICIPALITIES', to streamline the grant application process for municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6942 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGIONAL PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE PROGRAM', to revise the requirements governing the submission of proposals under the regional performance incentive program and to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to establish priority funding project designations for said program.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6943 REP. CURREY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN PARCELS IN THE TOWN OF EAST HARTFORD', to permit the town of East Hartford to use certain parcels for municipal or economic development purposes and to sell or lease such parcels for an amount at least equal to the administrative cost of the conveyance or lease.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6944 REP. REYES, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MODIFICATIONS TO URBAN STREET DESIGN GUIDELINES', to improve the safety, economic life and vibrancy of urban streets.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6945 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING QUALITY CONTROL PLANS FOR COMPANIES THAT SELL CONCRETE AGGREGATE', to require companies that sell concrete aggregate to establish and make available quality control plans.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6946 REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL OPEN SPACE PRIORITIES AND FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF SUCH PROPERTIES', to permit municipalities to impose a conveyance fee on certain real property sales in order to generate funds for the preservation and stewardship of open space land.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6947 REP. ZIOGAS, 79th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOW-INCOME ELDERLY RESIDENTS WITH DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES', to help low-income elderly residents stay in their homes.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6948 REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT', to expand regional economic development.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 6949 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STANDARDS FOR LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS', to improve the standards for licensed professional counselors and ensure they have met the proper educational and training standards prior to licensure.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6950 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE PALLIATIVE MARIJUANA PROGRAM RECIPROCITY', to permit tourists with out-of-state prescriptions for the palliative use of marijuana to purchase marijuana from state dispensaries.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6951 REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF PATIENTS RECEIVING TELEHEALTH CARE OR SERVICES', to protect patients seeking telehealth care services.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6952 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM AND ALLOWING A BUSINESS TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT UTILIZE SUCH PROGRAM', to establish an internship program for adults with autism spectrum disorder and allow a tax credit for businesses that utilize such program.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 6953 REP. REYES, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT RELEASING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES FROM LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM FIRE', to relieve municipalities with large numbers of buildings and facilities of the requirement of yearly fire inspections.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6954 REP. REYES, 75th DIST.; REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST.; REP. SANTIAGO, 130th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LIABILITY OF CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES FOR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM FIRE', to relieve municipalities with large numbers of buildings and facilities of the requirement of yearly fire inspections.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6955 REP. ZUPKUS, 89th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTITUTION TO AND PAYMENT TERMS OF PAWNBROKERS, SECONDHAND DEALERS AND PRECIOUS METALS OR STONES DEALERS', to require the court to order restitution to a pawnbroker, secondhand dealer and precious metals and stones dealer under certain circumstances and allow secondhand dealers and precious metals or stones dealers previously licensed as pawnbrokers to pay cash for any property received pursuant to such licenses.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 6956 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS', to protect children in the state by expanding the existing statute requiring child restraint systems in motor vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6957 REP. BOCCHINO, 150th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING UNIFORM APPEALS PROCESSES FOR DISPUTED PROPERTY AND MOTOR VEHICLE TAX ASSESSMENTS', to establish appeals processes for wrongly taxed residents.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 6958 REP. ZUPKUS, 89th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FEE FOR AN AMERICAN FLAG ON A NONEXPIRED MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSE HELD BY A VETERAN', to allow veterans to have motor vehicle operator's licenses reissued, free of charge, with an American flag prior to the expiration of any such license.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed H.B. No. 6959 REP. SANTIAGO, 84th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION FOR VETERANS TO MEDICAL CARE APPOINTMENTS', to make available certain state vehicles to assist eligible veterans in securing transportation to Veterans' Administration medical care appointments or services.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.J. No. 54 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSAL TO CONSTRUCT AN ALTERNATIVE AMTRAK ROUTE THROUGH SOUTHEAST CONNECTICUT', to object to the proposal by the Federal Railroad Administration regarding construction of a bypass on the Northeast Corridor rail line between Old Saybrook, Connecticut to Kenyon, Rhode Island through the scenic and historic towns of southeast Connecticut.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

H.J. No. 55 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION CONCERNING TRANSPORTATION FUNDS', to safeguard funds placed in the Special Transportation Fund from being raided for budgetary shortfalls.
REF. TRANSPORTATION