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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5178 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THREE-POINT LAP AND SHOULDER SEAT SAFETY BELTS FOR SCHOOL BUSES', to require school buses to be equipped with three-point lap and shoulder seat safety belts and to require passengers of a school bus to wear seat safety belts.
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H.B. No. 5303 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF JUVENILE MATTERS INVOLVING MARIJUANA-RELATED INFRACTIONS AND DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OFFENSES', to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of juvenile matters involving marijuana-related infractions and driving under the influence offenses.
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H.B. No. 5680 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARENT ATTENDANCE AT SAFE DRIVING INSTRUCTION COURSES', to allow parents or guardians to attend the two-hour driving course only once in a three-year period.
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H.B. No. 5682 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BUSINESSES THAT CONSTRUCT TRAILERS WITH A GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING OF TEN THOUSAND POUNDS OR LESS', to redefine "manufacturer" to exclude a person constructing or assembling any trailer with a gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand pounds or less.
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H.B. No. 6051 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF TRANSPORTATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING THE HARTFORD-NEW BRITAIN BUSWAY', to require the Commissioner of Transportation to submit an annual report to the General Assembly regarding the Hartford-New Britain busway.
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H.B. No. 6058 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC TOLLS', to allow the Department of Transportation to construct, maintain and operate electronic tolling systems on highways in this state.
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H.B. No. 6059 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to prohibit an owner from parking a motor vehicle in a parking area unless the motor vehicle is registered with the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.
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H.B. No. 6583 (COMM) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM TO ESTABLISH A DIVISION OF POSTSECONDARY VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR PURPOSES OF AVIATION MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS OFFERED AT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLS', to allow aviation maintenance programs offered at technical high schools to be classified as postsecondary education programs for purposes of maintaining students' eligibility for Federal Pell grants.
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H.B. No. 6956 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS', to require that a child under eight years of age but not under five years of age be transported in a child restraint system with a five-point harness or a booster seat, a child under five years of age but not under two years of age be transported in a child restraint system with a five-point harness, a child under two years of age be transported in a rear-facing child restraint system and to prohibit the use of rear-facing child restraint systems in the front seat of vehicles with functional side passenger air bags.
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H.B. No. 7289 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF MARIJUANA', to provide for a blood test to determine blood tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content and when such content is elevated in order to determine if a person is driving under the influence of marijuana.
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H.B. No. 7290 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR DEALING SYNTHETIC DRUGS', to amend the definition of "narcotic substance" to add fentanyl and fentanyl derivatives in order to increase penalties for dealing such substances.
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H.B. No. 7291 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CELL SITE SIMULATOR DEVICES BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO CONDUCT CELLULAR TELEPHONE SURVEILLANCE', to require a law enforcement official to obtain a court order in order to conduct cellular telephone surveillance through use of a cell site simulator device.
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H.B. No. 7292 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF DRUGS AND CREATING DRUG DEALER CIVIL LIABILITY', to increase penalties for drug dealing by reclassifying and redefining certain drugs, to clarify the provisions concerning the dealing of prescription drugs and to create civil liability for actions of drug dealers.
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H.B. No. 7293 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL CONSOLIDATION EFFORTS AND MUNICIPALITIES', to encourage and promote regional municipal consolidation efforts.
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H.B. No. 7294 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL FINANCE', to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to conduct a study regarding issues related to municipal finance and the fiscal health of municipalities.
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H.B. No. 7295 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE RENTERS REBATE PROGRAM', to implement minor revisions to the renters rebate program administered by the Office of Policy and Management.
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H.B. No. 7296 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. '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.
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H.B. No. 7297 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PRIVATE RIGHT OF ACTION IN THE DUTY TO PROMOTE FAIR HOUSING AND REQUIRING A STUDY OF CONNECTICUT'S HOUSING INVENTORY AND CURRENT AND FUTURE HOUSING NEEDS', to establish a private right of action in the duty to promote fair housing and require a study of the state's housing inventory and current and future housing needs.
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H.B. No. 7298 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCLUSIONARY ZONING', to (1) require municipalities to implement regulations, requirements and conditions to promote inclusionary zoning and the growth of affordable housing; (2) permit the Commissioner of Housing to establish a program to provide financial assistance to developers for the creation of affordable housing; and (3) require municipalities to submit documentation of the completion of affordable housing annually to the Commissioner of Housing.
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H.J. No. 41 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION LIMITING THE USE OF MONEYS IN THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND'
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H.J. No. 54 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION. 'RESOLUTION EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN TO CONSTRUCT A BYPASS THROUGH SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT'
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