SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 280 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL OF CERTAIN AGREEMENTS', to provide legislative oversight of state employee collective bargaining agreements.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 281 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST.; REP. CONLEY, 40th DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR A TRAINING FACILITY AT THE GALES FERRY VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY', to provide funding to construct a training facility at the Gales Ferry Volunteer Fire Company.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 282 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE STATE TREASURER TO PURCHASE THE GUARANTY OF CERTAIN LOANS', to assist small businesses in the state and encourage economic growth.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 283 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF A JUDICIAL PENSION TO A PERSON WHO REENTERS STATE SERVICE', to prohibit double-dipping by retired state judges who reenter state service.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 284 SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CECIL'S LAW', to deter the taking of big-game animals as hunting trophies.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 285 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE OFFSET OF CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL FINES THROUGH INVESTMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION', to reduce regulatory burdens and promote investments by businesses in environmental remediation.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 286 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND MUNICIPALITIES THAT CONTROL DAMS FROM COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INSPECTION OF SUCH DAMS', to exempt nonprofit organizations and municipalities that control dams from the costs associated with the inspection of such dams.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 287 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TESTING OF SHELLFISH AT ALTERNATIVE LAB FACILITIES', to ease the burden on the shellfish industry by expanding the network of acceptable labs for shellfish testing.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 288 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE, FEDERAL AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO FUND A NEW DOCK FACILITY AT THE NAUTILUS MUSEUM IN GROTON', to study the feasibility of establishing a partnership to fund a new dock at the Nautilus Museum in Groton.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 289 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRITERIA FOR CERTAIN WASTEWATER FACILITY OPERATOR LICENSES', to retain college graduates in the field of wastewater facility management.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 290 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING A PORTION OF RETIRED MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS' PENSIONS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to provide tax relief to retired municipal police officers by exempting fifty per cent of their pensions from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 291 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROHIBITING THE USE OF STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO PURCHASE SODA', to prohibit the purchase of soda with state financial assistance.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 292 SEN. SUZIO, 13th 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. 293 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING PUREBRED DOG DAY', to honor purebred dogs and their breeders by designating May first of each year as Purebred Dog Day.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 294 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLASSIFICATION OF STATUTES AND PENALTIES FOR ILLEGAL DISTRIBUTION OF DRUGS', to reclassify drug dealing statutes and penalties.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 295 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL LIABILITY IN THE CASE OF A DRUG OVERDOSE', to increase the penalty for drug dealers providing fatal overdoses.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 296 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD NECESSARY FOR PASSAGE OF UNFUNDED MANDATES', to require a two-thirds majority vote of both chambers in order to pass any new or expanded unfunded mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 297 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE APPROVAL FOR NEW STATE MANDATES', to require a two-thirds majority vote of both chambers in order to pass new unfunded state mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 298 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN CONNECTICUT', to protect Connecticut jobs that provide a good living to working families and to preserve and create critically important state tax revenue that supports important services for residents.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 299 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF SECURITY PERSONNEL', to increase the minimum training requirements and establish continuing education training for armed and unarmed security officers.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 300 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PLAQUE ON "LORD'S BRIDGE" ON ROUTE 97 IN SPRAGUE', to permit a plaque to be placed on "Lord's Bridge" on Route 97 in Sprague that describes the history of such bridge.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 301 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE ON THE WATERBURY BRANCH OF THE METRO NORTH RAILROAD', to expand passenger rail service on the Waterbury branch of the Metro North railroad.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 302 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING MODEL YEAR 1999 OR OLDER MOTOR VEHICLES FROM EMISSIONS INSPECTIONS', to exempt model year 1999 or older motor vehicles from emissions standards and inspections.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 303 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON THE TRANSPORT OF MOBILE AND MODULAR HOMES', to subject vehicles that transport mobile or modular homes to the same restrictions as other vehicles that are oversized or overweight.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 304 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A NUMBER PLATE TO COMMEMORATE THE CHARTER OAK TREE', to establish a commemorative number plate recognizing the Charter Oak Tree.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 305 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT STUDYING THE USE OF MASS TRANSIT IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY', to ease traffic congestion in Fairfield County by expanding and improving mass transit options.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 306 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY TO INCREASE MASS TRANSIT AND RAIL USAGE IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY', to explore methods of increasing and promoting mass transit usage.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 307 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION OF MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLES', to require an operator of a scooter to register the scooter with the Department of Motor Vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 308 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to expand the use of contractors to provide services currently performed by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 309 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT AIDING THE SPOUSES OF INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS', to allow the spouse of an institutionalized person sufficient resources to live independently in the community for a longer period.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 310 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE PROGRAM', to increase the number of persons who can receive assistance through the Alzheimer's disease respite program.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 311 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ASSISTANT STATE OMBUDSMAN POSITION AND EXPANDING THE DUTIES OF THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN', to create an Assistant State Ombudsman position and to expand the duties of the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 312 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE COMPLAINTS CONCERNING RECIPIENTS OF HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES', to expand the scope of the State Ombudsman's duty to protect long-term care clients to those receiving home and community-based care.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 313 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING SMOKING IN OUTDOOR PUBLIC RECREATION SPACES', to promote public health and wellness.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 314 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS TO PRESCRIBE MEDICATION', to keep costs of medical treatment down and give flexibility to patients to seek care from a physician with whom they are comfortable.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 315 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE AGE FOR WHICH THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION AND COUNSELING IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN ABORTION TO PERSONS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE', to require persons who are sixteen and seventeen years of age to receive pregnancy information and counseling.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 316 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS FROM REFERRING PATIENTS TO CERTAIN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES', to protect patients.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 317 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY-BASED HEALTH CARE SERVICES', to allow the expansion of health care services for individuals discharged from hospital care.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 318 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVING A CHILD UNSUPERVISED IN A LOCKED MOTOR VEHICLE', to allow emergency personnel to take any necessary action to assist a child who is left unsupervised in a motor vehicle for a period of time that presents a substantial risk to the child's health or safety.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 319 SEN. MOORE, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING', to determine the costs and benefits of eliminating sources of lead exposure during childhood.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 320 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DONATION OF BLOOD BY MINORS', to allow persons sixteen years of age and older to donate blood.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 321 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. BOLINSKY, 106th DIST.; REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST.; REP. HALL, 59th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; REP. SIMANSKI, 62nd DIST.; REP. FISHBEIN, 90th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PRIOR TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ABORTION', to ensure that the best interests of the minor are protected when facing an unplanned pregnancy.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 322 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A PROGRAM ON SICKLE CELL ANEMIA', to promote public health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 323 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST.; REP. SLAP, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHIROPRACTORS CLEARING STUDENT ATHLETES FOR PARTICIPATION IN AN ATHLETIC ACTIVITY', to assure patient choice of a medical provider.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 324 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION OF ABORTIONS', to require parental notification of abortions with certain exceptions.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 325 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING IN-PATIENT OPIOID REHABILITATION', to expand in-patient opioid rehabilitation.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 326 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS AND THE FEES CHARGED FOR MEDICAL RECORDS', to make changes to the statutes concerning access to medical records and the fees charged for medical records to conform with changes in the health care industry.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 327 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HOSPITALS TO TRAIN NEW PARENTS ON SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES FOR INFANTS', to decrease cases of sudden infant death syndrome and other accidental deaths of infants during sleep.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 328 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES', to expand emergency medical services.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 329 SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STANDARDS FOR LYME DISEASE TESTING', to set standards for administering Lyme disease testing to alleviate long-term issues with undiagnosed Lyme disease.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 330 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST.; REP. MCGORTY, 122nd DIST.; REP. HALL, 59th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING AN ULTRASOUND PROCEDURE PRIOR TO THE TERMINATION OF A PREGNANCY', to ensure the health and well-being of an individual who decides to terminate a pregnancy.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 331 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PERSONS WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST TO ENTER A DRUG REHABILITATION PROGRAM', to allow overdose reversal drugs to be a trigger for drug rehabilitation.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 332 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONFINEMENT OF DRUG OVERDOSE VICTIMS IN A HOSPITAL FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES', to allow physicians to hold a drug overdose victim in a hospital for psychiatric disabilities under an emergency certificate for being a threat to himself or herself.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 333 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDICTION-RELATED PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES', to incentivize greater access to addiction recovery services in the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 334 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PROGRAM FOR THE RETURN OF UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS', to ease the availability of prescription drugs and lessen their abuse.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 335 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT RECOGNIZING NOVEMBER TWENTY-SIXTH AS FIBRODYSPLASIA OSSIFICANS PROGRESSIVA AWARENESS DAY', to raise public awareness of this rare connective tissue disease.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 336 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR ELDERLY NUTRITION', to provide sufficient state reimbursement to cover the costs of providing meals to the elderly.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 337 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A PROPERTY TAX REVOLVING LOAN FUND FOR ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS', to assist elderly homeowners who fall behind on their property tax payments.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 338 SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT ANNUAL TESTING OF PUBLIC SCHOOL WATER SUPPLIES', to require annual testing for lead in public school water supplies.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 339 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE TAX ON A HOSPITAL'S NET PATIENT REVENUE', to provide assistance to state hospitals and lower health care costs.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 340 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING MILITARY PENSIONS AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt military pensions and Social Security benefits from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 341 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COST SAVINGS FOR STUDENTS', to achieve cost savings by enrolling Medicaid eligible college students in the school's health insurance plan.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 342 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF "VETERAN"', to allow armed forces reservists and members of the National Guard to receive state veterans' benefits.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 343 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT HONORING THE NATION'S FALLEN SOLDIERS', to honor the nation's fallen soldiers.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 344 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERT PROGRAM', to fund the drug recognition expert program in Connecticut.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 345 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIVERY SERVICE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES', to allow livery permit holders to transport persons with physical disabilities using a stretcher van.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 346 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE EMPLOYEES AND THE TRANSFER OF RETIREMENT BENEFITS', to allow state employee retirement benefits to be transferred to a significant other immediately upon the death of such state employee.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 347 SEN. HWANG, 28th 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. 348 SEN. HWANG, 28th 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. 349 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING COMMISSIONS PAID TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS OR SALESPERSONS FROM THE CALCULATION OF THE REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX', to reduce the real estate conveyance tax burden by excluding commissions paid to real estate brokers or real estate salespersons from the calculation of such tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 350 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PROGRAM THAT MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FEDERAL ABLE ACT AND ESTABLISHING A DEDUCTION AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR CONTRIBUTIONS MADE FOR SUCH PROGRAM', to (1) establish a program that meets the requirements of the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, (2) allow individuals to establish accounts pursuant to such program to make contributions to pay for disability-related expenses, and (3) establish a deduction against the personal income tax for such contributions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 351 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE SERVICES TO ANALYZE AND IDENTIFY NUISANCE TAXES', to provide tax relief by requiring the Commissioner of Revenue Services to identify and recommend "nuisance" taxes to be repealed.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 352 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WAIVER OF THE ESTATE TAX', to incentivize charitable contributions.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 353 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ALLOWABLE HIRING RATIOS REGARDING APPRENTICES, JOURNEYMEN AND CONTRACTORS', to increase the training and employment opportunities for apprentices by allowing contractors to employ more apprentices.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 354 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SPIRIT PERMIT', to treat distilleries in the state in the same manner as wineries and breweries.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 355 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT MAKING TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE FORM OF OATHS', to make technical amendments to the wording of oaths taken by individuals and officials.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 356 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS', to increase the oversight and transparency of quasi-public agencies.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 357 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION', to add additional student representatives to the Board of Regents for Higher Education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 358 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AGE OF OFFENDERS REQUIRED TO REGISTER AS A SEXUAL OFFENDER', to extend sex offender registry protections to all ages.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 359 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HIT-AND-RUN DRIVERS', to enhance penalties against hit-and-run drivers.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 360 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE AND THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT', to amend section 42a-4a-108 in order to adopt the 2012 Uniform Commercial Code amendments, which provide that article 4A does apply to a remittance transfer that is not an electronic funds transfer under the federal Electronic Fund Transfer Act.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 361 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE OFFERING OF SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS AT HOTELS, MOTELS OR SIMILAR LODGINGS AT AN HOURLY RATE', to protect victims of sex trafficking and enhance the ability of law enforcement personnel to apprehend and prosecute individuals who promote sex trafficking.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 362 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF SARAH DEMARIA AND PAUL DEMARIA', to permit Sarah DeMaria and Paul DeMaria to present their claims against the state to the Claims Commissioner for a hearing on the merits of such claim, as their failure to timely file with the Claims Commissioner was caused by the alleged negligence or omissions on the part of the State of Connecticut, namely, that agents, servants or employees of the state misdiagnosed Sarah DeMaria's 2010 biopsy, thereby failing to discover or notify the claimants that the material biopsied was early stage mesothelioma.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 363 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING FAMILY COURT JUDGES TO RECEIVE TRAINING ON PARENTAL ALIENATION', to ensure that adequate training on parental alienation is provided to judges in the family court system.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 364 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED ACCESS TO LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN CIVIL MATTERS', to increase access to legal representation for state residents in civil matters potentially impacting essential human needs.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 365 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST.; REP. SLAP, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING ATTORNEYS TO MAINTAIN PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE', to protect clients from professional malpractice committed by attorneys.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 366 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A PARTY TO REIMBURSE THE STATE OR A MUNICIPALITY FOR THE WAGES OF AN EMPLOYEE WHO IS SUBPOENAED TO TESTIFY IN A LEGAL PROCEEDING', to require a party who subpoenas a public employee to make payment to the public employer for the employee's time spent complying with the subpoena.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 367 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING OVERTIME PAYMENTS, LONGEVITY PAY AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR MILEAGE FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME OF STATE EMPLOYEES', to reduce the unfunded state pension liability.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 368 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT REMOVING PENSIONS FROM THE SCOPE OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES', to save the state money and reduce the state's long-term liabilities by enacting comprehensive pension reform.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 369 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE HIRING OF FAMILY MEMBERS FOR STATE EMPLOYMENT', to remove nepotism from state employment.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 370 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN FEDERAL AND PRIVATE GRANTS TO THE STATE', to require the General Assembly to identify and approve any federal or private grant to the state that may not be sustainable without a significant state investment.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 371 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING OVERTIME PAY FROM THE CALCULATION OF STATE EMPLOYEE PENSION BENEFITS', to end pension padding by providing that overtime pay may not be used to increase pension benefits for state employees.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 372 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING CERTAIN ENERGY SOLICITATIONS', to repeal section 16a-3j regarding certain energy solicitations.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 373 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE PURCHASE OF ARTWORK FOR STATE BUILDING PROJECTS', to eliminate the requirement that the State Bond Commission allocate one per cent of the state building project cost for the purchase of artwork.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 374 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT SUBJECTING THE UCONN FOUNDATION TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to subject the UConn Foundation to the Freedom of Information Act in order to guarantee accountability and openness.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 375 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIABILITY OF HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCIES FOR PERSONS THEY SEND TO CLIENTS', to clarify that home health care agencies are liable for the acts of their agents.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 376 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT AUGMENTING THE FEE SCHEDULE FOR RADIOLOGY SERVICES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION STATUTES', to require the chairman of the Workers' Compensation Commission to augment the fee schedule for certain radiology services by fifteen per cent.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 377 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE ODD FELLOWS' HOME OF CONNECTICUT', to increase the amount of the tax exemption for real and personal estate held by the Odd Fellows' Home of Connecticut to thirty-five million dollars and to specify that any tax assessed against said Home on or after June 15, 2012, and prior to the effective date of this act shall be calculated on the amount exceeding twenty-five million dollars.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 378 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DUPLICATIVE MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS', to provide cost savings to municipalities by permitting the merger of duplicative administrative functions.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 379 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF HOSPICE CARE IN SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES', to identify means to provide hospice care in skilled nursing facilities that is similar to the hospice care provided in hospice facilities.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 380 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY CONCERNING THE EFFECTS OF VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES ON CHILD AND ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR AND DEVELOPMENT', to study the impact of violent video games on children.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 381 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT ENHANCING THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE', to enhance diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 382 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK OF EMPLOYEES AND SUBCONTRACTORS OF HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCIES AND HOMEMAKER-COMPANION AGENCIES', to protect the residents of home health care agencies and homemaker-companion agencies.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 383 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; REP. ARCONTI, 109th DIST.; REP. SMITH, 108th DIST.; REP. HARDING, 107th DIST.; REP. FERGUSON, 138th DIST.; REP. DUFF, 2nd DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A PORTION OF ROUTE 53 IN DANBURY THE "DANBURY VETERANS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY"', to name a portion of Route 53 in Danbury the "Danbury Veterans Memorial Highway".
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 384 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING SERVICE ON THE WATERBURY RAIL LINE', to ease traffic congestion by increasing use of rail on the Waterbury rail line.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 385 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR AGING IN PLACE INITIATIVES', to commit additional state funds to expand access to aging in place initiatives.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 386 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE PROGRAM', to increase the number of persons who can receive assistance through the Alzheimer's disease respite care program.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 387 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING PARTICIPANT COSTS AND EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to reduce participant costs and expand eligibility for home-care services for persons sixty-five or older.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 388 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO ASSIST ELDERLY TAXPAYERS', to provide financial relief to elderly homeowners who fall behind on their tax payments.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 389 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS', to provide sufficient funds for the personal needs of long-term care facility residents.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 390 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional spending cap and prohibit any emergency or other expenditures that exceed the cap from being included in the calculation of the cap for future years.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 391 SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALLY OPERATED EDUCATION AND GOVERNMENT PUBLIC ACCESS CHANNELS', to expand municipally operated education and government public access channels.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 392 SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR DOOR-TO-DOOR SALESPERSONS', to require criminal background checks for door-to-door salesperson job candidates, the cost of which to be covered by the individual.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 393 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE MANDATED USE OF A UNIFORM ELECTRONIC VERIFICATION SYSTEM FOR MEDICAID-FUNDED HOME CARE', to remove burdensome administrative costs for providers of home care.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 394 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING RETROACTIVE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR ELIGIBLE HOME CARE SERVICES', to provide Medicaid coverage retroactively for eligible home care clients in accordance with federal law.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 395 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST.; SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEADLINE FOR CONSENSUS REVENUE ESTIMATES', to change the deadline for issuing consensus revenue estimates from being after to being prior to elections.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 396 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD FATALITY REVIEW PROCEDURES', to provide for an independent review of fatalities involving children with Department of Children and Families involvement, promote a more transparent review process and ensure a public discussion of findings and recommendations.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed S.B. No. 397 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INDEPENDENT DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OMBUDSMAN', to establish an independent Department of Children and Families ombudsman to give children in the care and custody of the department an opportunity to have complaints and grievances heard, reviewed and addressed.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed S.B. No. 398 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE FACILITIES, PROGRAMS AND SERVICES', to improve juvenile justice facilities, programs and services by transferring them to the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Branch.
REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Proposed S.B. No. 399 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS AND ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION', to require a cost-benefit analysis and economic impact statement on all proposed legislation.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 400 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE REQUIREMENT OF A PRELIMINARY PLANNING AND PLACEMENT TEAM MEETING', to reduce special education mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 401 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE UNIFORM REGIONAL SCHOOL CALENDAR MANDATE', to eliminate the mandate that a school district implement a uniform regional school calendar.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 402 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT DECREASING THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX RATES', to provide tax relief by decreasing the personal income tax rates to a maximum of four and one-half per cent.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 403 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARING OFFICERS', to require special education hearing officers to have subject matter expertise.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 404 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING SCHOOL DISTRICTS TO DELAY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT UNTIL 2018', to allow school districts to delay the implementation of the provisions of public act 16-189 relating to student data privacy.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 405 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING REQUIREMENT RELATING TO THE RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION OF STUDENTS TO CERTAIN EDUCATORS', to reduce mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 406 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR BUSINESSES', to provide tax relief to small businesses.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 407 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK FOR CERTAIN APPLICANTS FOR TEACHING POSITIONS', to reduce mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 408 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INDEPENDENT EVALUATIONS AND THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARINGS', to reduce special education mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 409 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIME LIMIT FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARINGS', to reduce special education mandates on school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 410 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST.; REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST.; REP. SLAP, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING MUNICIPAL BROADBAND PILOT PROGRAMS', to establish municipal broadband pilot programs.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 411 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A GRAY WATER UTILITY PROGRAM', to create a gray water utility program.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 412 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTRICTING THE USE OF INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOLAR ARRAYS ON AGRICULTURAL LAND', to restrict the use of incentives for the development of solar arrays on agricultural land to protect farmland against large-scale solar development.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 413 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT MAKING MUNICIPAL UTILITY COMPANIES' BOOKS AND FINANCIALS SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to allow the public to examine the financials of municipal utilities.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 414 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR WORKING GRANDPARENTS CARING FOR GRANDCHILDREN', to create a tax credit for working grandparents serving as primary caregiver to their grandchildren.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 415 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT UNDER THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR A PRIMARY RESIDENCE OR MOTOR VEHICLE', to provide property tax relief by increasing the maximum allowable credit against the personal income tax for a person's primary residence or motor vehicle.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 416 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND ALLOCATIONS AND ISSUANCES', to limit the state's bond indebtedness.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 417 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE ESTATE TAX OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD', to phase out the estate tax over a five-year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 418 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT TO EXEMPT SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM STATE INCOME TAX', to exempt Social Security benefits from state income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 419 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT THE ESTATE TAX OVER FIVE YEARS', to phase out the estate tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 420 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT PHASING OUT INCOME TAX FOR PENSION INCOME OVER A FIVE-YEAR PERIOD', to phase out income tax on pension income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 421 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING FEES', to increase access to certain occupational licenses by removing the financial burden associated with occupational licensing fees.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 422 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST.; REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF AN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM FOR IDENTIFIED JOB GROWTH INDUSTRIES', to create a private-public partnership in an apprenticeship program for certain industries displaying job growth.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 423 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF GROTON', to permit the economic development project to proceed at the former Mystic Oral School in Groton.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 424 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A WRITTEN CERTIFICATION FROM CONTRACTORS BIDDING ON PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to require contractors bidding on public works contracts to certify that they and other personnel of the contractor have not been convicted of certain crimes or been subject to certain legal or administrative proceedings for certain other offenses at the time of bidding.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 425 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST.; SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING JOINT CAMPAIGNING FOR CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR', to require candidates for governor and lieutenant governor to jointly seek their party's nomination and raise funds to qualify for the Citizens' Election Program.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 426 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM INAPPROPRIATE BILLING PRACTICES', to protect patients from inappropriate billing practices.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 427 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES AGAINST PERSONS CHARGED WITH SELLING ILLEGAL DRUGS THAT LEAD TO FATAL OVERDOSE', to require drug dealers selling an illegal drug that leads to a fatal overdose be charged with manslaughter.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 428 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY TO EARN RISK REDUCTION RELEASE CREDITS', to add certain violent offenders to those ineligible to earn risk reduction release credits.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 429 SEN. FONFARA, 1st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EVALUATION BY THE SENTENCING COMMISSION OF THE ADEQUACY OF CRIMINAL SENTENCING STATUTES IN WHICH A FATALITY OCCURS AS THE RESULT OF AN INDIVIDUAL OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL', to require the Sentencing Commission to examine the adequacy of sentencing statutes applicable in criminal matters in which a fatality occurs as the result of an individual operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 430 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A CAP ON CERTAIN PROBATE COURT FEES', to ensure that there is a cap on Probate Court fees for all decedent's estates.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 431 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENT IN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to provide tax relief to municipalities by repealing the prevailing wage requirement.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 432 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXCEPTIONS TO THE PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENT IN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to provide relief from municipal mandates by increasing the prevailing wage thresholds.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 433 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXCEPTIONS TO THE PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENT IN PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS', to provide relief from state mandates to municipalities.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 434 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO THE MAVEN LEAD SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM', to improve the provision of health care to children by enabling child health care providers to obtain access to data concerning a child's possible exposure to lead.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 435 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION BRANDS THAT ARE MEDICALLY NECESSARY FOR PEOPLE DIAGNOSED WITH EPILEPSY', to provide access to prescription drug brands that are medically necessary for the treatment of persons diagnosed with epilepsy.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 436 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST.; REP. ROVERO, 51st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE BAKERY PERMIT LICENSE FOR EXISTING RESTAURANTS', to eliminate the bakery permit requirement for existing restaurants.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 437 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING ENGAGEMENT ON THE STATE HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY COUNCIL', to increase engagement on the State Health Information Technology Advisory Council.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 438 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ASSISTING COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS', to assist community health care providers.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 439 SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. REYES, 75th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING CONNECTICUT'S IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY AND TRACKING SYSTEM', to ensure easy, reliable access to immunization records by parents and physicians for all childhood immunizations.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 440 SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AND LOCAL POLICE HANDLING OF INCIDENTS INVOLVING INDIVIDUALS AFFECTED WITH A MENTAL ILLNESS OR INTELLECTUAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY', to protect individuals with a mental illness or intellectual or developmental disability in their interactions with state and local police officers.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 441 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. SOTO, 39th DIST. 'AN ACT REGULATING SOBER HOMES', to regulate sober homes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 442 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING PREDATORY PRICING OF PHARMACEUTICALS', to control the costs of prescription drugs.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 443 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MONITORING OF HEALTH CARE TRENDS BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL', to address imperfections in the health care market.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 444 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE HEALTH CARE CABINET TO STUDY ESTABLISHING A HEALTH CARE COST GROWTH TARGET AND REPORT ON TOTAL STATE-WIDE HEALTH CARE SPENDING', to lower the cost and improve the quality of health care in the state.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 445 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PHARMACEUTICAL PRICE TRANSPARENCY AND DISCLOSURE', to increase public and government knowledge of pharmaceutical prices.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 446 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICARE FRAUD', to reduce Medicare fraud.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 447 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE BIDIRECTIONAL EXCHANGE OF PATIENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS', to improve the quality of patient care.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 448 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT RAISING THE AGE FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALL TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO TWENTY-ONE', to raise the age for the purchase of all tobacco products.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 449 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. CONLEY, 40th DIST.; REP. LINEHAN, 103rd DIST.; REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST.; REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN ORGANIZATIONS FROM ADVERTISING REGARDING HEALTH CARE RELATED TO PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTION', to ensure that individuals seeking time-sensitive health care related to pregnancy and contraception do not face delays caused by false advertising from organizations that are not established medical organizations or organizations without licensed medical personnel.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 450 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHARGES FOR VACANT NURSING HOME BEDS', to eliminate double billing for patients who pay for both a vacant nursing home bed and a hospital stay.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 451 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM UNREASONABLE MEDICAL BILLS', to protect patients from unreasonable medical bills.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 452 SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION', to advance sickle cell disease awareness and prevention efforts within at risk populations of child bearing age.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 453 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONVENING SPECIAL TOWN MEETINGS BY APPLICATION OF INHABITANTS', to increase the number of inhabitants required on an application to invoke a special town meeting.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 454 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNFUNDED STATE MANDATES ON MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS', to provide relief to municipalities and taxpayers from unfunded mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 455 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNFUNDED STATE MANDATES ON MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS', to protect municipalities from unfunded state mandates and provide property tax relief.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 456 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AID FOR HOMEOWNERS WITH FAILING FOUNDATIONS', to address the problem of failing foundations.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 457 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF IN-LAW APARTMENTS', to encourage senior citizens to age in place in community settings rather than seek institutionalized long-term care.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 458 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL FISCAL YEAR', to ensure that municipalities are aware of state funding levels when creating municipal budgets.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 459 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST.; SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST.; SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST.; SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FAILING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS', to address the problem of failing concrete foundations.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 460 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD CAR SEAT BEST PRACTICES', to require the use of best practices with regard to the use of child restraint systems.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

S.J. No. 26 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT ALLOWING FOR EARLY VOTING DURING STATE ELECTIONS', to provide for early voting at elections held in even-numbered years.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S.J. No. 27 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION ALLOWING FOR NO-EXCUSE IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING', to permit any elector to appear at a designated location within such elector's municipality and cast an absentee ballot in an election.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S.J. No. 28 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'RESOLUTION EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT OF PREGNANCY CARE CENTERS AND THEIR STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS', to express the support and appreciation for pregnancy care centers and their staff and volunteers.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.J. No. 29 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROHIBIT THE ENACTMENT OF TAXES BASED ON THE NUMBER OF MILES DRIVEN', to prevent tax burdens based on the number of miles driven from being imposed on state drivers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

S.J. No. 30 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION LIMITING THE USE OF MONEYS CONTAINED IN THE SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND', to propose a constitutional amendment to protect the Special Transportation Fund.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

S.J. No. 31 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROHIBIT THE ENACTMENT OF CERTAIN TAXES', to prevent tax burdens based on the number of miles driven from being imposed on state drivers.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING