HOUSE
List of Bills

H.B. No. 6608 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE PERIOD OF TIME FOR REQUIRING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES TO WAIVE PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAX PAYMENTS FROM A HOUSING AUTHORITY', to extend the period of time under which a municipality that received certain state funding in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, is required to waive PILOT payments from a housing authority.
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H.B. No. 6874 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMING OF DISCLOSURE OF HOUSING DISCRIMINATION AND FAIR HOUSING LAWS TO PROSPECTIVE PURCHARSERS OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY', to require sellers of certain residential property to disclose housing discrimination and fair housing laws to a prospective purchaser at the time such purchaser executes a purchase agreement, option or lease containing a purchase option with respect to such property rather than at the time of closing.
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H.B. No. 6881 (COMM) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL SERVICES BY LANDLORDS', to reduce the time period that tenants are without essential services provided by landlords from two business days to forty-eight hours.
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H.B. No. 7223 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS, INCORPORATED', to require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to study issues relating to economic development in the state.
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H.B. No. 7224 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR START-UPS THROUGH THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM', to add a rental assistance grant component for start-up businesses to the Small Business Express program.
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H.B. No. 7225 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO COMMERCE-RELATED STATUTES', to make minor and technical corrections to statutes regarding the Department of Economic and Community Development and Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated.
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H.B. No. 7226 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AWARDS FROM THE CONNECTICUT ARTS ENDOWMENT FUND', to change the annual amount available for matching grants under the arts endowment fund to four per cent of the average value of the fund over the most recent four years.
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H.B. No. 7227 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES', to require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to study economic development issues in the state.
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H.B. No. 7228 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VIRTUAL NET METERING ON BROWNFIELDS', to allow virtual net metering on brownfields in the state.
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H.B. No. 7229 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF CONNECTICUT BROWNFIELD LAND BANKS, REVISIONS TO THE BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION AND REVITALIZATION PROGRAM AND AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS', to (1) authorize the creation of Connecticut brownfield land banks for the purpose of acquiring, remediating and selling brownfields on behalf of municipalities, (2) make revisions concerning lender liability and verifications for portions of properties under the brownfield remediation and revitalization program, and (3) provide funding for brownfield remediation and development projects.
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H.B. No. 7230 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECRETARY OF THE STATE'S ELECTRONIC BUSINESS PORTAL', to require the Department of Economic and Community Development and the office of the Secretary of the State to market and identify improvements to the state's electronic business portal.
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H.B. No. 7231 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE ECONOMIC STRATEGIC PLAN AND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT', to streamline the state economic strategic plan and the annual report by the Department of Economic and Community Development in order to make them clearer and more focused and to eliminate certain other reports by the department.
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H.B. No. 7232 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE STUDY OF THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE STATE', to require the chairperson of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to conduct a study pertaining to technology.
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H.B. No. 7233 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CODIFYING FEDERAL TITLE IX PROTECTIONS', to conduct an analysis of any impact to the number of Title IX incidences reported.
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H.B. No. 7234 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL AID FOR STUDENTS IN CRISIS', to assist students in crisis at public institutions of higher education gain access to institutional services and financial resources.
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H.B. No. 7235 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES TASK FORCE', to establish an open educational resource program to help lower the cost of acquiring a college degree in Connecticut.
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H.B. No. 7236 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF CONTRACT POLICIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to allow The University of Connecticut to expand its contracting ability.
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H.B. No. 7237 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ADVISORY BOARD FOR PERSONS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING', to rename, reconstitute and revise the mission of an advisory board on issues concerning deaf and hard of hearing persons and establish oversight of complaints concerning interpreters.
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H.B. No. 7238 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE COMMISSIONER OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION', to make technical revisions to the statutes concerning the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection.
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H.B. No. 7239 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF GAMING TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETY AND A COMPETITIVE PROCESS TO ISSUE A GAMING LICENSE', to (1) regulate the operation of a casino gaming facility in Connecticut, (2) require the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to develop and issue a request for proposals for the development, management and operation of a casino gaming facility in Connecticut, and (3) permit the commissioner to issue one casino gaming license.
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H.B. No. 7240 (RAISED) APPROPRIATIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPORTS ON STATE AGENCY OVERTIME BY THE OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS', to change the dates on which the Office of Fiscal Analysis is required to issue reports each year on state agency overtime.
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