SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 86 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING COPAYS UNDER STATE EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE PLANS', to provide tax relief to Connecticut residents by decreasing the cost of state employee health insurance coverage.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 87 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING CONTRIBUTIONS BY STATE EMPLOYEES TO THE STATE EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM', to reduce the unfunded pension liability of the state by increasing contributions made by state employees to the state employees retirement system.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 88 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST.; REP. WILMS, 142nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RETIREMENT AND HEALTH CARE BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYEES', to create state budgetary savings by placing nonunion state employees in health and retirement plans that are similar to those in the private sector.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 89 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PREVENTING BUDGET DEFICITS', to require early intervention by the legislature to prevent budget deficits.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 90 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING REIMBURSEMENTS TO STATE EMPLOYEES FOR MILEAGE AND PAYMENTS FOR OVERTIME FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME', to reduce the unfunded pension burden on the state by prohibiting the use of mileage reimbursements and overtime payments in the calculation of state employee pensions.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 91 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING RECEIPT OF STATE RETIREMENT INCOME DURING TIMES OF REEMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE', to prohibit the receipt of pension and salary payments from the state at the same time.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 92 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING LONGEVITY PAYMENTS AND OVERTIME COMPENSATION FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME FOR STATE EMPLOYEES', to achieve long-term savings by lowering state pension obligations.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 93 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE CREDIT AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR A PRIMARY RESIDENCE OR MOTOR VEHICLE', to provide tax relief by increasing the maximum allowable credit against the personal income tax for a person's primary residence or motor vehicle to five hundred dollars.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 94 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON HOSPITALS', to eliminate the unfair tax on hospitals.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 95 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt Social Security benefits from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 96 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE ESTATE TAX', to phase out the estate tax over a period of five years.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 97 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to incentivize seniors to remain in the state.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 98 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE CORPORATE INCOME TAX SURCHARGE', to provide economic growth incentives by reducing tax on businesses.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 99 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX', to phase out the real estate conveyance tax over a four-year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 100 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE TIME PERIOD FOR PAYMENT OF THE ESTATE TAX AND FILING OF AN ESTATE TAX RETURN', to extend the time period for the payment of the estate tax and filing of an estate tax return from six months to nine months, to align with federal estate tax filing requirements.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 101 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAX', to provide tax relief and lower health care costs by eliminating the tax on ambulatory surgical centers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 102 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A THREE-TIERED HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA SYSTEM', to create a three-tiered high school diploma system to recognize differing levels of high school mastery.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 103 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF THE HISTORY AND MEANING OF VETERANS' DAY, MEMORIAL DAY AND THE FOUNDING DOCUMENTS IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM', to teach public school students about the history and meaning of Veterans' Day, Memorial Day and the founding documents.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 104 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE FOUNDING DOCUMENTS TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS', to provide the founding documents to schools in the state.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 105 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING THE DISPOSITION OF A DOG THAT HAS ATTACKED OR BITTEN A PERSON', to recognize abuse as a mitigating factor in any proceeding involving the disposition of a dog that has attacked or bitten a person.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 106 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST.; REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST.; REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST.; REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST.; REP. CHEESEMAN, 37th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ZERO-CARBON ELECTRIC GENERATING FACILITIES AND ACHIEVING CONNECTICUT'S GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS MANDATED LEVELS', to provide a mechanism for zero-carbon generating facilities to sell power to electric utilities.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 107 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF TITLE TO LAND ACQUIRED BY ADVERSE POSSESSION', to limit a person's ability to transfer title to land acquired by adverse possession.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 108 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT PROPORTIONALLY AWARDING THE STATE'S ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES', to more proportionally award Connecticut's Electoral College votes.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 109 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYER ADHERENCE TO GUIDANCE BY THE EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION', to ensure employers adhere to guidance issued by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 110 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CAUSE OF ACTION FOR RECOVERY FOR NEGLIGENT INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS BASED ON DAMAGE TO, OR LOSS OF, PERSONAL PROPERTY', to establish a cause of action for recovery for negligent infliction of emotional distress based on damage to, or loss of, personal property.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 111 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO SCHOOLS OF PROTECTIVE OR RESTRAINING ORDERS AFFECTING STUDENTS', to require notice be sent to schools when a student is named in a protective or restraining order.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 112 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. GOMES, 23rd DIST.; REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING A STATE MARSHAL TO CHARGE A FEE FOR PROVIDING A NOTARIZED AFFIDAVIT IN CERTAIN CASES', to allow a state marshal to recoup the costs associated with the provision of a notarized affidavit in certain cases.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 113 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROFESSIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT FOR PROBATE COURT CONSERVATORS', to require the Probate Court Administrator to develop and implement a professional code of conduct applicable to any conservator appointed in a Probate Court matter.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 114 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING NEW STATE AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES TO PARTICIPATE IN DEFINED CONTRIBUTION RETIREMENT PLANS', to achieve savings in future pension liabilities by making new state and municipal employees participate in defined contribution retirement plans.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 115 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO IDENTIFY RESIDENTS WITH UNMET NEEDS BASED ON UNPAID WATER UTILITY BILLS', to establish a pilot program to identify residents with unmet needs based on unpaid water utility bills.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 116 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DISPUTES BETWEEN HOSPITALS AND INSURERS', to protect patients.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 117 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY BENEFITS PLANS', to improve the health of residents who are affected by managed care organizations and hospitals that participate in a community benefits program.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 118 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF AMMUNITION AT GUN CLUBS AND FIREARM RANGES', to permit gun clubs and firearm ranges to sell ammunition for use at such club or range.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 119 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HOUSING ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS', to allow preference in public housing for veterans.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 120 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE BRISTOL BUSINESS EDUCATION FOUNDATION', to provide funding to the Bristol Business Education Foundation for its Adult Education Diploma and Certificate Program, which provides adult education and workforce training.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 121 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF ELECTRONIC FUNDS AT THE TIME OF CLOSING ON A MORTGAGE LOAN', to assure that funds required in connection with a mortgage loan be available at the time of closing.
REF. BANKING

Proposed S.B. No. 122 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX', to provide tax relief to businesses by eliminating the business entity tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 123 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF GRANTS AWARDED UNDER THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM', to reduce grants under the taxpayer-funded Citizens' Election Program.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 124 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXCEPTIONS TO THE PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENT IN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to reduce municipal tax burdens by increasing the threshold amounts for public works projects under the prevailing wage statute.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 125 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS', to permit naturopathic physicians to prescribe medication in certain circumstances.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 126 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS', to define the roles and responsibilities of community health workers in the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 127 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPICE ORGANIZATIONS LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH', to examine hospice organizations licensed by the Department of Public Health and how they manage end-of-life issues.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.J. No. 8 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION LIMITING THE USE OF MONEYS IN THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND', to propose a constitutional amendment to prevent the misuse of state transportation funds.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

S.J. No. 9 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW FOR DIRECT INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM', to provide for direct public participation in the legislative process by granting the citizens of Connecticut the right to propose laws through direct initiative and the power to approve or reject a statute through referendum.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S.J. No. 10 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE FOR RECALL OF ELECTED OFFICIALS', to authorize Connecticut electors to recall their state or local elected officials.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS