SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 461 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT EXCLUDING APPROVED BUILDING LOTS FROM LANDS CLASSIFIED AS FARM LAND, FOREST LAND AND OPEN SPACE LAND FOR TAXATION PURPOSES', to remove certain property tax exemptions for land that constitutes an approved building lot.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 462 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCREASED FUNDING FOR HIGH SCHOOL VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS', to increase funding for high school vocational agricultural programs.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 463 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE REPAIR OF THE STILLMAN AVENUE BOOM BRIDGE AND REPLACEMENT OF THE WHITEFORD BROOK BRIDGE', to provide funding for the repair of the Stillman Avenue Boom Bridge and replacement of the Whiteford Brook Bridge.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 464 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING APPROVAL OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS', to require the legislature to vote on state employee contracts.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 465 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION TO SUPPORT THE CONNECTICUT WING CIVIL AIR PATROL', to appropriate funds for services provided by the Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 466 SEN. MARTIN, 31st 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. 467 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT', to provide school districts relief from state mandates on education spending.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 468 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPENSES', to reduce the cost of special education to school districts.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 469 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REQUIREMENTS FOR NATURAL GAS PRODUCERS AND THE REPAIR OF NATURAL GAS LEAKS', to add requirements for natural gas producers and require repair of natural gas leaks within two days.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 470 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NATURAL GAS PRODUCER REQUIREMENTS AND NATURAL GAS LEAK REPAIRS', to add requirements for natural gas producers and require repair of natural gas leaks within two days.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 471 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR FIELDS AT MORSE PARK IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for West Haven fields at Morse Park.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 472 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR SMALL BOAT LAUNCH DESIGN IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for small boat launch design.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 473 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE WEST HAVEN ROUTE 1 DESIGN STUDY IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for the West Haven Route 1 design study.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 474 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE DESIGN OF IMPROVEMENTS TO THE WEST HAVEN SENIOR CENTER IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for the design of improvements to the West Haven Senior Center.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 475 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR TIDE GATES AT COVE RIVER IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for tide gates at Cove River.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 476 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR BEACH STREET RECONSTRUCTION IN WEST HAVEN', to provide funding for Beach Street reconstruction in West Haven.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 477 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER TAX', to provide tax relief by eliminating the ambulatory surgical center tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 478 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING BOATS AND BOATING-RELATED SERVICES FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES', to address the economic competitive disadvantage of the state's marine industry.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 479 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR WORK ON THE SHAKESPEARE THEATER IN STRATFORD', to provide funding to the town of Stratford for work on the Shakespeare Theater.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 480 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING MALE BREAST CANCER WEEK', to designate the third week of October as Male Breast Cancer Week.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 481 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING MAY AS LYME DISEASE AWARENESS MONTH', to designate May as Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 482 SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC IMPACT STATEMENTS', to require racial and ethnic impact statements to be prepared at the request of legislators.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 483 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE "REVOLVING DOOR" RESTRICTIONS', to expand the current "revolving door" provision to prohibit senior level legislative and executive branch employees from lobbying for one year after leaving employment.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 484 SEN. SUZIO, 13th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN BUSINESSES FROM BEING A STATE CONTRACTOR', to clean up the state contracting process by preventing law-breaking businesses from receiving contracts.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 485 SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGARDING DEPLETION ALLOWANCES FOR WINE OR SPIRITS', to require written notice to the Department of Consumer Protection from any alcoholic liquor wholesaler who intends to offer a depletion allowance for wine or spirits.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 486 SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SIGNS ADVERTISING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR AT RETAIL PREMISES', to provide that nonelectric or nonneon signs may be displayed outside a retail premises and to regulate the amount of money that can be used to produce such signs.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 487 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM FOR THE RETURN OF UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS', to address opioid addiction by creating a program for the return of unused prescription drugs.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 488 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADVANCE NOTICE OF GUIDELINES AND BULLETINS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to improve government transparency.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 489 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING STATE MEDICAL LOSS RATIOS FOR INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES AND GROUP HEALTH INSURANCE POLICIES ISSUED TO A SMALL EMPLOYER', to establish state medical loss ratios for individual health insurance policies and group health insurance policies issued to small employers.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 490 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE TO POST CURRENT AND ACCURATE PROVIDER NETWORK INFORMATION ON ITS INTERNET WEB SITE', to require the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange to post and update on its Internet web site current and accurate provider network information for qualified health plans offered through the exchange.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 491 SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH CARRIERS TO PAY A MINIMUM COMMISSION TO CERTAIN INSURANCE PRODUCERS AND BROKERS', to require any health carrier offering a health insurance plan through the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange, established pursuant to section 38a-1081 of the general statutes, to pay a minimum commission to an insurance producer or broker who assists an individual or small employer in selecting a health insurance plan offered through the exchange.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 492 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO RECORDS MAINTAINED BY CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS AND COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES', to provide unit owners in condominiums and common interest communities with expanded access to community records.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 493 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF AN ANNUITY TO FUND PENSION AND RETIREMENT BENEFITS', to require that an insurance company provide certain disclosures to employees and retirees of an employer when such insurance company issues a group annuity contract to provide retirement benefits to such employees and retirees, and limit subsequent transfers of such annuity contract.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 494 SEN. MOORE, 22nd DIST.; REP. WOOD, 141st DIST.; REP. KOKORUDA, 101st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COST-SHARING REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIPTION CONTRACEPTION', to require insurance coverage of prescription contraceptive methods without enrollee cost-sharing requirements.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 495 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EARLY RELEASE CREDITS', to prohibit convicted violent offenders from receiving early release from prison.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 496 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO LEGAL COUNSEL IN CIVIL MATTERS', to implement the recommendations of the Task Force to Improve Access to Legal Counsel in Civil Matters.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 497 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX ON HOSPITALS', to provide tax relief and lower health care costs by eliminating the tax burden on hospitals.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 498 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TEMPORARY CRANE INSPECTORS', to require the Department of Administrative Services to hire temporary crane inspectors to perform inspections on a timely basis.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 499 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE AMBER AND SILVER ALERT SYSTEMS REGARDING MISSING CHILDREN BETWEEN FIFTEEN AND SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE', to study the use and effectiveness of the amber and silver alert systems when the missing child is between fifteen and seventeen years of age.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 500 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERIODIC INSPECTIONS OF PUBLIC TRANSIT BUSES', to require vehicles that provide public transportation to be inspected just as intrastate and interstate bus companies are inspected.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 501 SEN. LARSON, 3rd DIST.; SEN. FONFARA, 1st DIST.; SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF TUNNELS FOR INTERSTATE ROUTES 84 AND 91 IN THE HARTFORD REGION', to construct tunnels for Interstate Routes 84 and 91 in the Hartford region by utilizing funds as may be available from federal, state or municipal sources and any other funds from any public or private source.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 502 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO APPLY FOR IDENTIFICATION CARDS OR REMOVABLE WINDSHIELD PLACARDS', to require the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow a person with disabilities to make an appointment with the department to apply for an identification card or removable windshield placard.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 503 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR DISCOUNTED HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR CERTAIN VETERANS', to promote activities that may assist rehabilitation and recuperation for veterans with service-connected disabilities.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 504 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT WAIVING INCORPORATION FEES AND THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX FOR SMALL NONPROFIT SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS THAT SUPPORT VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES', to waive a certain fee and tax for small nonprofit organizations providing assistance to veterans and members of the armed forces.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 505 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAINT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM', to encourage the recycling of paint and the use of recycled paint.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 506 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WATER USAGE AND CONSERVATION DURING DROUGHT CONDITIONS', to ensure adequate water supplies during drought conditions.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 507 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING CERTIFIED FORESTERS TO SERVE AS TREE WARDENS', to enable certified foresters to be considered for tree warden positions.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 508 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING AN ADDITIONAL CONVEYANCE TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING OPEN SPACE PURCHASES', to encourage the preservation of open space.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 509 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO ESTABLISH A DOVE HUNTING SEASON', to allow dove hunting in Connecticut.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 510 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROJECT OCEANOLOGY AT AVERY POINT', to maintain funding levels for Project Oceanology at Avery Point.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 511 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR FREE ADMISSION TO STATE PARKS FOR DISABLED VETERANS', to provide free access to state parks for disabled veterans.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 512 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHEMICALS BY LANDSCAPERS', to decrease the use of chemicals by landscapers in favor of natural products.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 513 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING EMERGENCY RESPONSE PERSONNEL TO AID ANIMALS LOCKED IN VEHICLES WHEN CONDITIONS ENDANGER THE WELFARE OF SUCH ANIMAL', to authorize emergency response personnel to assist an animal that is locked in a vehicle when conditions pose a threat to the welfare of such animal and to make it a violation of the law to place an animal in such conditions.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 514 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BROWNFIELDS', to revitalize brownfields in the state.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 515 SEN. GOMES, 23rd DIST.; SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. PAOLILLO, 97th DIST.; REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST.; REP. SANTIAGO, 130th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING RESTAURANTS AND OTHER AMENITIES ON FIXED BARGES UNDER THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT', to encourage certain economic development along Connecticut's waterfront.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 516 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF MAN-MADE STRUCTURES TO MARK THE COASTAL JURISDICTION LINE', to allow certain man-made structures to mark the coastal jurisdiction line.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 517 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING FINES FOR PERSONS WHO HARASS OR INTERFERE WITH SERVICE ANIMALS', to protect service animals and the persons they assist.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 518 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT EXTENDING THE TIME FRAME FOR THE REPORT OF THE CONSUMER PACKAGING TASK FORCE', to give the consumer packaging task force additional time to undertake its responsibilities and issue a report.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 519 SEN. LOGAN, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SOUTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT WATER AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT AND INVEST IN CERTAIN NONCORE BUSINESS ACTIVITIES', to allow the South Central Connecticut Water Authority to invest in certain open space programs.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 520 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MANUAL FOR THE SAFE CONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL PIERS AND DOCKS', to better provide for safe residential docks and piers in the state.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 521 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO DEVELOP ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE TRAILS IN CERTAIN STATE PARKS', to increase access to trails for all-terrain vehicle operators and decrease illegal trespass on private property by such riders.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 522 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BEAR HUNTING IN CONNECTICUT', to authorize bear hunting in Connecticut.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 523 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ARBITRATION BOARD IN LIEU OF CERTAIN REQUIRED REIMBURSEMENTS FOR ILL OR DECEASED PETS PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED FROM PET SHOPS', to replace required reimbursements for ill or deceased pets previously purchased at pet shops with an arbitration panel that will be responsible for resolving any warrantee disputes concerning such pets.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 524 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE ADOPTION OF REGULATIONS TO ESTABLISH A LIFETIME HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSE', to establish a lifetime hunting and fishing license.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 525 SEN. MINER, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF HERBICIDES ALONG STATE HIGHWAYS', to protect pollinators by prohibiting the use of herbicides along state highways.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 526 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SMALL-BATCH DISTILLED SPIRITS MANUFACTURERS', to allow small-batch distilled spirits manufacturers to operate in a manner similar to farm winery manufacturer permittees.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 527 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING CONSUMERS TO UNSUBSCRIBE OR OPT OUT OF ONLINE SERVICES', to protect consumers who seek a simple way to unsubscribe from or opt out of an online service.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 528 SEN. FORMICA, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CRAFT BEER', to encourage expansion of the craft beer industry by easing labeling restrictions.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 529 SEN. MARTIN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING APPRENTICESHIP HIRING RATIOS', to increase apprenticeship hiring ratios.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 530 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPROVAL OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLANS SUBMITTED BY CONTRACTORS TO THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES', to expedite the review of affirmative action plans submitted by contractors to the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 531 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE OVERUSE OF THE FAMILY COURT SYSTEM AND THE DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS THAT SUCH OVERUSE HAS ON A PARTY WHO HAS NO LEGAL REPRESENTATION', to establish a task force to examine the overuse of the family court system in cases where one party has no access to legal representation.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 532 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF THE APPROPRIATE USES OF EMINENT DOMAIN BY THE STATE OR A MUNICIPALITY', to establish a task force to conduct a review of the appropriate uses of eminent domain by the state or a municipality.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 533 SEN. SOMERS, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING STATE GROUP HOMES TO COMPLY WITH MUNICIPAL PLANNING AND ZONING REQUIREMENTS', to require all state group homes to comply with local planning and zoning requirements.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 534 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CRUMBLING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS', to protect homeowners with crumbling concrete foundations.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 535 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. STANESKI, 119th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST. 'AN ACT REFORMING THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPEALS PROCESS', to reform the affordable housing appeals process.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed S.B. No. 536 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; REP. FERRARO, 117th DIST.; SEN. WINFIELD, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ESTABLISHING A STATE-WIDE PLAN AND PROCESS FOR SITING SMALL CELL CANISTER ANTENNA AND DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS', to require a state-wide plan and process for siting small cell canister antenna and distributed antenna systems.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY