SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 13 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE', to provide more economic security to Connecticut families by increasing the minimum fair wage.
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S.B. No. 756 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME SERVICES', to ensure that nursing home services adequately meet the needs of persons requiring institutional care.
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S.B. No. 757 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR AGING IN PLACE INITIATIVES', to commit additional state funds to expand access to aging in place initiatives.
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S.B. No. 758 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS', to ensure that Medicaid-funded programs are effective and accessible.
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S.B. No. 759 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS', to allow the community spouse of an institutionalized individual to live independently longer by retaining the maximum amount of assets permissible under Medicaid eligibility rules.
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S.B. No. 760 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM', to expand eligibility for the Alzheimer's disease respite care program.
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S.B. No. 761 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE DOLLAR VALUE OF FARMERS' MARKET VOUCHERS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS', to increase the amount of nutritious food the senior participants may purchase at farmers' markets.
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S.B. No. 762 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CLARIFYING THE ROLE OF THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN IN THE MANDATED REPORTING OF ABUSE OF ELDERLY PERSONS AND DELETING OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS', to clarify the role of the Office of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman regarding mandated reporting of the abuse of elderly persons and to delete obsolete statutory provisions.
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S.B. No. 763 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS WITH POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER', to provide workers' compensation coverage to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of witnessing the death of a human being or the immediate aftermath of such death.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 764 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S HEALTH', to study the health of children in the state.
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S.B. No. 765 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES', to study issues affecting children under the care and custody of the Department of Children and Families.
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S.B. No. 766 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT EXTENDING CERTAIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES REPORTING DEADLINES', to change the date by which the Commissioners of Children and Families and Agriculture shall report on the number of written reports regarding animal neglect and cruelty received from employees of the Department of Children and Families and animal control officers from January 1, 2015 to February 15, 2018.
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S.B. No. 767 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDHOOD OBESITY', to improve the physical health of children in child care settings by prohibiting or limiting the serving of sweetened beverages, prohibiting or limiting children's access to mobile cellular telephones, computers, video games and movies and increasing participation in physical activity.
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S.B. No. 768 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF HAND-HELD MOBILE TELEPHONES AND MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHILE DRIVING', to increase the license suspension period for individuals under the age of eighteen who use hand-held mobile telephones or mobile electronic devices while driving.
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S.B. No. 769 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONCUSSIONS AND YOUTH ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED ON PUBLIC ATHLETIC FIELDS', to require operators conducting youth athletic activities on public athletic fields to obtain the informed consent of a parent or guardian of each child participating in the youth athletic activity regarding concussions, to require coaches of youth athletic activities on public athletic fields to complete a training course regarding concussions, to require coaches of youth athletic activities on public athletic fields to remove from play youth athletes suspected of having or diagnosed with concussions and to prohibit youth athletes suspected of having or diagnosed with concussions from resuming play until such youth athletes obtain permission to resume play from a licensed health care provider.
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