SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 285 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE OFFSET OF CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS AND FINES THROUGH INVESTMENT IN ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION', to reduce regulatory burdens and promote investments by businesses in environmental remediation.
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S.B. No. 515 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING RESTAURANTS AND OTHER AMENITIES ON FIXED BARGES UNDER THE COASTAL MANAGEMENT ACT', to encourage economic development along Connecticut's waterfront.
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S.B. No. 814 (RAISED) HOUSING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE MEDIATION OF CONDOMINIUM-RELATED DISPUTES', to establish a pilot program within the Probate Court system for the mediation of disputes that arise between condominium unit owners and associations.
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S.B. No. 815 (RAISED) HOUSING. 'AN ACT MAKING MINOR REVISIONS TO STATUTES REGARDING BOND-FINANCED HOUSING PROGRAMS AND THE HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION AND RESPONSE FUND', to redefine "administrative expense" for purposes of certain bond financed housing programs and to make minor revisions to the statute concerning the homelessness prevention response fund.
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S.B. No. 816 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE TO CERTAIN FUNDS TRANSFERS UNDER THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT', to clarify the interaction of Article 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act with respect to a funds transfer that is also a remittance transfer as defined in said act.
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S.B. No. 817 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF JOANNE AVOLETTA, PETER AVOLETTA AND MATTHEW AVOLETTA', to permit Joanne Avoletta, Peter Avoletta and Matthew Avoletta to present their claims against the state to the Claims Commissioner for a hearing on the merits of such claims.
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S.B. No. 818 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE SUSPENSION OF CIVIL PENALTIES IMPOSED ON CERTAIN BUSINESS ENTITIES PURSUANT TO STATE REGULATIONS', to permit businesses to remediate first-time regulatory violations without civil penalty if such remediation is done in a timely manner.
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S.B. No. 819 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT RAISING THE ANNUAL CAP ON TAX CREDITS FOR THE REHABILITATION OF CERTIFIED HISTORIC STRUCTURES', to increase the amount of tax credits available for the rehabilitation of certified historic structures.
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S.B. No. 820 (RAISED) COMMERCE. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS UNDER THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM', to expand eligibility under the Small Business Express program to include primary care physicians and physician offices regardless of the number of employees.
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S.B. No. 821 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT PROTECTING CONSUMERS', to protect consumers.
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S.B. No. 822 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER CONTRACTS', to protect seniors who enter into consumer contracts and to protect persons who enter into weight loss program and social referral service contracts.
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S.B. No. 823 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BOTTLE BILL DEPOSITS AND ON-PREMISES ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR PERMIT ESTABLISHMENTS', to exempt bottles of beer intended for consumption on alcoholic liquor establishment premises from bottle bill deposit requirements.
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S.B. No. 824 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION', to adopt regulations regarding consumer protection.
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S.B. No. 825 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR', to streamline the alcoholic liquor permitting process.
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S.B. No. 826 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT MAKING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES', to make technical changes to Department of Consumer Protection statutes.
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S.B. No. 827 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GUARANTEE FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS MAINTAINED AND USED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION', to give the Commissioner of Consumer Protection authority to revoke, suspend or deny any license or registration issued by the Department of Consumer Protection for failure to pay any guaranty fund or account maintained by the department.
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S.B. No. 828 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DRUG WHOLESALERS, MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS', to amend definitions regarding drug wholesalers, manufacturers and distributors to account for virtual manufacturers and distributors and third-party logistics providers.
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S.B. No. 829 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT ALLOWING THE COMMISSION OF PHARMACY TO PLACE CONDITIONS ON PHARMACY LICENSES, PERMITS AND REGISTRATIONS', to allow the Commission of Pharmacy to place conditions on pharmacy licenses, permits and registrations.
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S.B. No. 830 (RAISED) GENERAL LAW. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF SHEET METAL WORK', to update the definition of sheet metal work.
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S.B. No. 831 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SPORT FISHING LICENSES FOR PERSONS AGE SIXTY-FIVE AND OLDER', to establish a fishing license fee for certain persons who are age sixty-five and older.
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S.B. No. 832 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF THE HABITUATION OF DANGEROUS WILD ANIMALS', to prohibit the habituation of potentially dangerous animals.
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S.B. No. 833 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BEE INSPECTIONS', to implement the recommendations of the Agricultural Experiment Station concerning bee inspections.
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S.B. No. 834 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GRACE PERIODS FOR THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to provide certain grace periods for the renewal of forest practitioner certifications and pesticide applicator certifications and to make clarifying changes concerning appointed members of the Forest Practices Advisory Board.
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S.B. No. 835 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO ENVIRONMENT-RELATED STATUTES AFFECTING VARIOUS PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to make minor changes to environment related statutes concerning various programs of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection including coastal structures permitting, surface and ground water classifications, hazardous waste remediation, discharge permits, ionizing radiation regulations and vehicle emissions regulations.
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S.B. No. 836 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL PENALTY REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to authorize the establishment of civil penalties, by regulation, for certain violations pertaining to arborist licensing and recordkeeping and recycling recordkeeping and collection processes.
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S.B. No. 837 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH GROWTH, HIGH DEMAND JOBS', to establish a task force to identify high growth, high demand jobs and analyze the implementation and creation of partnerships that provide apprenticeship opportunities for such jobs.
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S.B. No. 838 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ANALYSIS OF MODEL PRIVATELY FUNDED STATE LOAN PROGRAMS', to evaluate how the state can move toward a debt-free higher education system.
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S.B. No. 839 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING TECHNICAL AND MINOR REVISIONS TO ITS STATUTES AND REFERENCES TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY', to implement the Department of Developmental Services' recommendations regarding technical and minor changes to its statutes and references to intellectual disability.
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S.B. No. 840 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING IMMUNIZATION RATES', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Public Health regarding immunization rates for each public and private school in Connecticut.
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S.B. No. 841 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS', to protect certain embalmers and funeral directors from disciplinary action for invalidation of a licensing examination.
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S.B. No. 842 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS TAKEN AGAINST A LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Public Health regarding enforcement actions taken against a licensed health care professional.
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S.B. No. 843 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE PROCESS FOR CITATIONS OF CHRONIC AND CONVALESCENT NURSING HOMES', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Public Health concerning revisions to the process for citations of chronic and convalescent nursing homes.
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S.B. No. 844 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Public Health regarding revisions to the statutes concerning the human immunodeficiency virus.
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S.B. No. 845 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to require the Police Officer Standards and Training Council and the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges to develop a model training policy for armed security personnel at institutions of higher education and private occupational schools, and to require constituent units and institutions of higher education to consider any safety and security audits when reviewing security protocol plans.
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S.B. No. 846 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY OFFICER LICENSES', to extend the validity of a security officer license by ninety days unless such license has been revoked or is under suspension.
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S.B. No. 847 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT ALLOWING POLICE OFFICERS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION TO BE FURNISHED RELATIVE TO FIRE LOSSES', to allow state and local police officers to obtain insurance records from insurance companies to aid in the investigation of fires of undetermined or incendiary origin.
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S.B. No. 848 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE OPERATION OF GREYHOUND RACING IN THE STATE', to prohibit the operation of greyhound racing in the state.
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S.B. No. 849 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT REFERRAL PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED BY MUNICIPAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS', to study substance abuse treatment referral programs established by municipal police departments that refer persons with an opioid use disorder or persons seeking recovery from drug addiction to substance abuse treatment facilities.
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S.B. No. 850 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES REGARDING IDENTITY CARDS, YOUTH INSTRUCTION PERMITS, OPERATOR LICENSES, COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATION, ADMINISTRATIVE FEES, DIVERSION PROGRAM AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE STATUTES', to amend statutes as recommended by the Department of Motor Vehicles concerning identity cards, insurance policies and indemnity bonds for certain vehicles, youth instruction permits, operator licenses, disqualification from operating a commercial motor vehicle, administrative fees, diversion program for young persons, and technical and minor changes to the motor vehicle statutes.
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S.B. No. 851 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES', to require the Department of Motor Vehicles to study issues relating to autonomous vehicles.
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S.B. No. 852 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT MAKING REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to make technical revisions to statutes concerning the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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S.B. No. 853 (RAISED) TRANSPORTATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF THE ADULT INSTRUCTION PERMIT', to require any person holding an adult instruction permit to complete ten hours of behind-the-wheel, on-the-road instruction and to allow certain persons to obtain a motor vehicle operator's license after holding an adult instruction permit for at least forty-five days.
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S.B. No. 854 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION AND FEE WAIVERS FOR VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to waive the payment of course enrollment fees and extension fees for veterans and members of the Connecticut National Guard enrolled at public institutions of higher education in this state.
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S.B. No. 855 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF EQUINE THERAPY ON VETERANS SUFFERING FROM POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER', to permit the Commissioner of Veterans Affairs and the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services to study the effects of equine therapy on veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and identify programs, services or other resources in the state related to such therapy.
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S.B. No. 856 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL RECORDS ACCESSIBLE TO OR MAINTAINED BY THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD', to specify that records of the Connecticut National Guard maintained for federal purposes are exempt under Connecticut's Freedom of Information Act and may instead be requested under the federal Freedom of Information Act.
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S.B. No. 857 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ROCKY HILL CAMPUS AS THE CONNECTICUT VETERANS CENTER', to designate the grounds of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Rocky Hill as the Connecticut Veterans Center.
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S.B. No. 858 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MILITARY DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS', to (1) permit individual volunteers to provide voluntary services to veterans and the Military Department under its volunteer service program, and (2) provide certain protections to such individual volunteers while providing such voluntary services.
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S.B. No. 859 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH PROBATE COURT ORDERS', to require each state agency to follow any order, denial or decree of a Probate Court that is applicable to a determination made by the state agency, and clarify that a state agency has standing to appeal any such order, denial or decree to the Superior Court with respect to such order's applicability to the state agency's determination.
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