SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 50 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR ZERO-BASED BUDGETING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE', to enact a pilot program to examine zero-based budgeting for two state agencies.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 51 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to enact the constitutional spending cap.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 52 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY', to reduce the salary of members of the General Assembly.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 53 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MILITARY FUNERALS', to reallocate moneys for the purpose of studying a mileage tax to instead pay for honor guard details at funerals of state veterans.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 54 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES WHEN A PARENT OR STUDENT DRIVES TO SCHOOL', to reduce school transportation costs by eliminating the requirement to have a seat on the bus for each potential student.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 55 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM FOR MUNICIPALITIES TO CONVERT STREETLIGHTS TO SOLAR POWER', to create an incentive program for municipalities to convert streetlights to solar power to reduce street lighting electrical expenses in towns.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 56 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDEMPTION OF BEVERAGE CONTAINERS UNDER THE BOTTLE BILL', to allow for the return of all deposit bottles at a retailer rather than just those sold by the retailer.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 57 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE CORPORATION BUSINESS TAX RATE', to stimulate the state economy, help create jobs and attract businesses to the state by reducing the corporation business tax rate.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 58 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX', to retain and attract residents and small businesses by repealing the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 59 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE HOSPITAL TAX', to reduce the cost of health care in Connecticut, improve access to services and retain jobs by repealing the hospital tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 60 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to encourage seniors and retirees to remain in the state by exempting Social Security benefits from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 61 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF BOND PROCEEDS', to require that bond proceeds be used only for their specified purpose and prohibit the use of bond proceeds to pay for ongoing general government expenditures.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 62 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE GIFT TAX', to repeal the gift tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 63 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HAIR SALON INSPECTION FEES', to allow for lesser inspection fees for smaller hair salons.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 64 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ROOFING, WINDOW AND SIDING CONSUMER WARRANTIES', to prevent homeowners who have roofs, siding or windows replaced under a warranty from incurring the labor costs associated with such replacement.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 65 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA AWARENESS DAY', to increase public awareness of trigeminal neuralgia.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 66 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECKS OF PRINCIPALS OF PROSPECTIVE STATE CONTRACTORS', to require all principals of prospective state contractors to submit to criminal history records checks.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 67 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING THE JOSEPH J. FAULISO STATE GOVERNMENT CENTER', to honor the many years of public service by former Lieutenant Governor Joseph J. Fauliso, including service in all three branches of state government: in the judicial branch, as a state senator and as Lieutenant Governor.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 68 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to require the General Assembly to create line items for the appropriation to The University of Connecticut.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 69 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN LIBEL JUDGMENTS', to protect state residents from the enforcement of certain foreign libel judgments.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 70 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AFFECTING STATE MARSHALS', to avoid conflicts of interest for state marshals.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 71 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF CONCUSSIONS IN YOUTH SPORTS', to reduce the instances of concussions in intramural and interscholastic athletics and other youth sports.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 72 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY INDEMNIFICATION OF POLICE OFFICERS BY MUNICIPALITIES', to study indemnification of police officers by municipalities.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 73 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSION OF HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINES BY RETIRED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS', to allow retired law enforcement officers to possess high-capacity magazines.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 74 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING LOCAL REGULATION OF FIREARMS', to prevent the regulation of firearms by municipalities.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 75 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE IN SOUTHINGTON IN HONOR OF DETECTIVE BRUCE BOISLAND', to name a bridge in Southington in honor of the career and legacy of the late Detective Bruce Boisland, who served on the Southington Police Department.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 76 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MILEAGE TAX STUDY', to prohibit the expenditure of state funds for a mileage tax study.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 77 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PHOTOGRAPHS ON REMOVABLE WINDSHIELD PLACARDS', to require photo identification on removable windshield placards to prevent abuse of such placards.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 78 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES CREATING JOINT PURCHASING AGENCIES', to allow cooperative purchasing by municipal electric utilities.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 79 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING SECTIONS REGARDING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ENERGY COOPERATIVES', to repeal sections regarding municipal electric energy cooperatives.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 80 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING VESSELS, VESSEL MOTORS AND VESSEL TRAILERS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES', to make the state marine industry more competitive by exempting all vessels, motors for such vessels and trailers for transporting such vessels from the sales and use taxes.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 81 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE SALES AND USE TAXES ON CERTAIN VESSELS AND MOTORS', to make the state marine industry more competitive by limiting the sales and use taxes on vessels and motors for such vessels.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 82 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX', to incentivize residents to remain in Connecticut by repealing the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 83 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to provide economic growth incentives by repealing the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 84 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GPS MONITORING OF CONVICTED PERSONS AWAITING SENTENCING FOR AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT', to require a person convicted of aggravated sexual assault who remains free pending sentencing to be monitored by a global positioning system.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 85 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF INDIVIDUALS STAFFING RESIDENTIAL HOMES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH', to ease the burden placed on certain residential facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.J. No. 7 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT CONCERNING TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY', to place term limits on members of the General Assembly.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS