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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5452 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. '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

H.B. No. 5529 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CENTRAL COUNTING OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS', to require that absentee ballots cast at any election, primary or referendum in a municipality be counted at a central location unless the registrars of voters of such municipality agree to count such ballots at the respective polling places.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 5578 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE FEE FOR ISSUANCE OF PURPLE HEART NUMBER PLATES', to allow veterans, members of the armed forces and surviving spouses of such veterans or members to obtain number plates recognizing the Military Order of the Purple Heart at no additional cost beyond the cost to register a motor vehicle.
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H.B. No. 5755 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES' LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PLAN', to clarify the minimum number of emergency medical services providers required to carry an opioid antagonist pursuant to a municipality's local emergency medical services plan and to align terminology with the terminology in the relevant section of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6061 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT WAIVING THE FEE FOR HAVING DRIVER'S LICENSES OR IDENTITY CARDS REISSUED PRIOR TO EXPIRATION WITH AN INDICATION OF STATUS AS A VETERAN', to provide veterans, free of charge, with a deserved recognition of their status on their motor vehicle operator's licenses or identity cards.
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H.B. No. 6285 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT RENAMING THE STATE MILITARY TRAINING FACILITY IN NIANTIC AS CAMP NETT', to recognize Robert Nett, a Medal of Honor recipient and past member of the Connecticut National Guard, by renaming Camp Niantic in his honor.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7141 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SECURED AND UNSECURED LENDING', to require licensees under the banking statutes to supervise the operation of their business to ensure compliance with applicable law and to prohibit such licensees from engaging in fraudulent and deceptive acts.
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H.B. No. 7142 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSIGNMENT OF CERTAIN LIENS AND RELIEF FOR HOMEOWNERS UNDER THE EMERGENCY MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM', to: (1) Limit the assignment of unpaid tax liens, (2) ensure that taxpayer notification safeguards are in place when a municipality elects to assign tax liens to a third-party, and (3) provide tax lien assistance payments to homeowners under the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7143 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING FINES UNDER THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT FOR DISHONEST OR UNETHICAL PRACTICES', to enable the Commissioner of Banking to impose monetary fines against persons who have engaged in dishonest or unethical practices in the securities or commodities business.
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H.B. No. 7144 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING CORRIDORS', to promote secured and unsecured lending in designated corridors in the state.
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H.B. No. 7145 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STUDENT LOAN OMBUDSMAN, STUDENT LOAN SERVICERS AND STUDENT DEBT', to set standards for student loan servicers and move toward debt-free higher education.
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H.B. No. 7146 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A CRIMINAL CONVICTION FOR CERTAIN OFFENSES BEFORE ASSETS SEIZED IN A LAWFUL ARREST OF LAWFUL SEARCH MAY BE FORFEITED IN A CIVIL PROCEEDING', to require a criminal conviction for certain offenses before assets seized in a lawful arrest or lawful search may be forfeited to the state in civil proceeding.
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H.B. No. 7147 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF BANKING', to make changes to the general statutes related to the Department of Banking.
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H.B. No. 7148 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY TO INCREASE ACCESS TO CONNECTICUT'S BANKING SYSTEM AND PROHIBITING CHECK CASHING LICENSEES FROM USING NAMES LIKELY TO MISLEAD CONSUMERS', to study methods to increase access to this state's banking system and to prohibit check cashing licensees from using names likely to mislead consumers.
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H.B. No. 7149 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT BANKS AND SECURITY DEPOSITS', to (1) clarify certain powers of Connecticut banks, and (2) allow persons sixty-two years of age or older to demand that a landlord return the portion of a security deposit that exceeds one month's rent.
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H.B. No. 7150 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES', to study financial technology companies in the state.
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H.B. No. 7151 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT', to establish a task force to study ways in which the state may (1) encourage the growth of business, (2) stimulate job growth and increase state and municipal tax revenue, and (3) address concerns regarding the availability of financing after the merger, takeover or liquidation of a financial institution.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7152 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REQUIRING FINANCIAL PLANNERS TO ACT IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THEIR CLIENTS AND TO DISCLOSE CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS', to provide protections to consumers who receive investment advice from financial planners.
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H.B. No. 7153 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROMOTION OF SECURED AND UNSECURED LENDING FOR LEAD ABATEMENT', to promote secured and unsecured lending options for purposes of lead abatement.
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H.B. No. 7154 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENTS' RIGHT TO PRIVACY IN THEIR PERSONAL MOBILE ELECTRONICS DEVICES', to prohibit a school employee from taking custody of or searching a student's personal mobile electronic device except in certain circumstances.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 7155 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO DEVELOP A PROPOSED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR COMPENSATION SCHEDULE', to require the Office of Early Childhood to develop a proposed early childhood educator compensation schedule for early childhood educators that will help ensure the retention and recruitment of qualified educators, secure a standard of living that meets such educators' needs, and reflect the true costs associated with quality standards for early childhood care and education programs.
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H.B. No. 7156 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO STUDENT RECORDS FOR CERTAIN UNACCOMPANIED YOUTHS', to permit unaccompanied students who are homeless to have access to their student records.
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H.B. No. 7157 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ONLINE AND BLENDED EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS', to permit local and regional boards of education to offer blended educational opportunities for students and teachers.
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H.B. No. 7158 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS', to authorize state grant commitments for school building projects.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 7159 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT'S SEAL OF BILITERACY', to create the Connecticut State Seal of Biliteracy which is to be affixed to the high school diploma of those students who have achieved a high level of proficiency in English and one or more foreign languages.
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H.B. No. 7160 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF A LOAN GUARANTEE FUND FOR CRUMBLING FOUNDATIONS', to study the feasibility of creating a guarantee fund for purposes of promoting private construction loans to owners of real property affected by a foundation containing pyrrhotite.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7161 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT REQUIRING SERVICE PROVIDERS UNDER CERTAIN RETIREMENT PLANS TO DISCLOSE CONFLICTS OF INTEREST', to require service providers under 403(b) retirement plans to disclose conflicts of interest.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7162 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT PROTECTING VICTIMS OF FRAUD BY CERTAIN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS', to allow private citizens to file lawsuits on behalf of the state to enforce violations of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act.
REF. BANKING

H.B. No. 7163 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CIRCULATION OF NOMINATING PETITIONS', to eliminate the requirement that circulators of nominating petitions be residents of this state.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 7164 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENDORSEMENTS OF TOWN COMMITTEE MEMBERS AND CLARIFYING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN STATE OFFICE CANDIDATES', to exempt candidates endorsed for election as town committee members from the requirement to sign the certification of such endorsement.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 7165 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICES AND PUBLIC INFORMATION', to require that certain meeting schedules, agendas, notices, and minutes of public agencies of the state be electronically filed with the Secretary of the State and posted on an Internet web site designated by said Secretary.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 7166 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT REQUIRING AN ANNUAL REPORT ON SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS', to require the Commissioner of Social Services to report on the number of able-bodied adults without dependents who exceed federal time limits for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits and recommendations to reduce that number.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

H.B. No. 7167 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS', to require the licensure of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7168 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERINARY TECHNICIANS', to include a definition of a veterinary technician in the general statutes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7169 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PSYCHOLOGY TECHNICIANS', to revise the requirements of psychology technicians.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7170 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE INTEGRATION OF MUNICIPAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS INTO REGIONAL HEALTH DISTRICTS', to integrate the local health departments and districts into regional health districts for purposes of standardizing the operations of such departments and districts and the services such departments and districts provide to members of their communities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7171 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ATHLETIC TRAINERS', to expand the scope of practice of athletic trainers.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7172 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINE', to ensure that all twelfth grade students are fully vaccinated against meningococcal disease in accordance with the recommendations of the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7173 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT REGISTRARS OF VITAL STATISTICS', to eliminate the cap on the number of assistant registrars of vital statistics who may be appointed.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7174 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT ALLOWING CERTAIN HOSPITAL PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER A SALINE FLUSH TO AN INTRAVENOUS LINE', to allow certain unlicensed hospital personnel to flush a peripheral IV.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 7175 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE TESTING OF CONCRETE AGGREGATE FOR THE PRESENCE OF PYRRHOTITE', to require manufacturers of concrete aggregate intended for residential use in a concrete foundation to test such concrete for the presence of the mineral pyrrhotite.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

H.B. No. 7176 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CREATING A MILITARY RECRUITMENT RIBBON', to issue a ribbon to members of the armed forces of the state who assist in recruiting new members into the armed forces of the state.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7177 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES', to require the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Commissioner of Veterans Affairs to study the mental health needs of veterans and members of the armed forces in this state and the programs and services available to such veterans and members, and make recommendations to state agencies, community organizations and nonprofit entities concerning allocation of resources to address such mental health needs.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7178 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WINDSHIELD PLACARDS FOR CERTAIN VETERANS WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER', to permit veterans suffering from service-connected post-traumatic stress disorder to apply for and receive a windshield placard allowing such veterans to park in spaces reserved for persons with disabilities.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7179 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MATTERS AFFECTING CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD', to afford certain consumer protections to members of the Connecticut National Guard ordered into active state service.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7180 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A MUNICIPAL OPTION PROPERTY TAX FREEZE FOR QUALIFIED DISABLED VETERANS', to permit municipalities to provide a freeze on property taxes for certain disabled veterans, and any surviving spouse, joint owner or joint tenant on the death of any such veteran, that meets certain qualifications.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7181 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT HONORING DECEASED VETERANS', to require certain military honors at funerals for deceased veterans.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.B. No. 7182 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT WAIVING CERTAIN FEES FOR VETERANS WHO ARE QUALIFYING PATIENTS FOR THE PALLIATIVE USE OF MARIJUANA', to waive the registration and administration fees for veterans who are qualifying patients for the palliative use of marijuana.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

H.J. No. 95 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PERMIT EARLY AND REGIONAL VOTING'
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.J. No. 96 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO EXPAND THE USE OF ABSENTEE BALLOTS'
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS