SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 342 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE DEFINITION OF "VETERAN"', to allow armed forces reservists and members of the Connecticut National Guard who served during a period of war to receive state veterans' benefits.
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S.B. No. 503 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT PROVIDING FOR DISCOUNTED HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR CERTAIN VETERANS', to promote activities that may assist rehabilitation and recuperation for certain veterans with service-connected disability ratings from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
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S.B. No. 899 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS FOR PURCHASED GAS ADJUSTMENTS, ENERGY ADJUSTMENT CHARGES OR CREDITS AND TRANSMISSION RATES', to no longer require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to hold a hearing for certain adjustments, unless a hearing is requested by a company, interested person or member of the public.
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S.B. No. 900 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO ELECTRIC SUPPLIER COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS AND ADVERTISING AND CONTRACT PROVISIONS AND THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY'S REPORTING OF ELECTRIC RATES', to make minor changes regarding electric supplier compliance with environmental laws, renewable portfolio standards and advertising and contract requirements and the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority report regarding electric rates.
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S.B. No. 901 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATION REGARDING ADOPTION OF A MODEL FOOD CODE', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Public Health concerning the adoption of a model food code.
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S.B. No. 902 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE SCHOOL NURSE ADVISORY COUNCIL', to implement the recommendations of the School Nurse Advisory Council.
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S.B. No. 903 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS', to strengthen and clarify academic qualifications for licensed professional counselors and require licensed professional counselors to complete continuing education in professional ethics.
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S.B. No. 904 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING FACILITIES GUIDELINES FOR TECHNICAL REVIEW OF FACILITY CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION', to require compliance with industry-recognized standards and authorities for health care planning, design and construction and protect the health and safety of Connecticut's health care beneficiaries.
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S.B. No. 905 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FAILING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS', to permit the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to adopt regulations to establish a program to aid owners of residential and commercial buildings with failing concrete foundations.
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S.B. No. 906 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEAD GENERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS', to provide the Commissioner of Banking with regulatory authority over lead generators of residential mortgage loans.
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S.B. No. 907 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF A THREE-YEAR ROLLING AVERAGE IN THE CALCULATION OF SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT REIMBURSEMENT PERCENTAGES', to use a three-year rolling average of the equalized net grand list per capita for purposes of calculating a town's school construction reimbursement percentage.
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S.B. No. 908 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE EDUCATION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD STATUTES', to make technical revisions to the education and early childhood statutes.
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S.B. No. 909 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD', to implement the recommendations of the Office of Early Childhood.
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S.B. No. 910 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Education.
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S.B. No. 911 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS', to require an employee of the Department of Education to be responsible for providing information and assistance to school districts and the public relating to gifted and talented students and to require the Department of Education to develop guidelines regarding best practices in the provision of services to gifted and talented students.
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S.B. No. 912 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS', to allow an individual who holds a bachelor's degree and has completed twelve credits or more in early childhood education or child development to satisfy the staff qualifications requirement for early childhood educators.
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S.B. No. 913 (RAISED) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL PARAPROFESSIONAL TRAINING', to require annual training of school paraprofessionals.
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S.B. No. 914 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF A VETERAN FOR A CERTAIN HONOR AND CERTAIN BENEFIT', to expand eligibility for a certain military honor and certain veterans' benefits.
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S.B. No. 915 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VEHICLE NUMBER PLATES FOR CERTAIN VETERANS', to provide veterans, members of the armed forces and surviving spouses of such veterans or members who engage in agricultural production as a trade or business with a special certificate of registration and a set of number plates for farm vehicles used exclusively for farming purposes.
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S.B. No. 916 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS', to make minor and technical revisions to a statute concerning veterans' affairs.
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S.B. No. 917 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS' AFFAIRS', to (1) protect against certain discriminatory practices on the basis of an individual's status as a veteran, (2) require employers of employees who serve in the National Guard of another state to grant leave for purposes of such service, (3) permit active duty members of the armed forces to register certain family members for Medicaid home and community-based programs if such members are registered to vote, pay real property taxes or are licensed to operate a motor vehicle in the state, (4) include military law enforcement authorities under the United States Department of Defense in the list of federal law enforcement authorities required to receive Department of Children and Families records pertaining to neglect or abuse of a child, and (5) impose a certain limit on the Governor's authority over the Connecticut National Guard.
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S.B. No. 918 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A MUNICIPAL OPTION PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR GOLD STAR PARENTS', to permit municipalities to provide a property tax exemption to certain parents of members of the armed forces killed while performing active military duty.
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S.B. No. 919 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS SERVICES AT STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES', to implement recommendations of the Board of Regents for Higher Education regarding the establishment and operation of OASIS centers at public institutions of higher education in this state.
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S.B. No. 920 (RAISED) VETERANS' AFFAIRS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES, VETERANS AND THEIR SPOUSES', to (1) grant the Commissioner of Consumer Protection discretion in the issuance of certain licenses, registrations or certificates to members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses who hold similar licenses, registrations or certificates in other licensure jurisdictions, and (2) allow the commissioner to waive any fee for such licenses, registrations or certificates issued in this state if such other licensure jurisdiction waives the requirements for issuance of such similar licenses, registrations or certificates to members of the armed forces, veterans and their spouses who hold such licenses, registrations or certificates in this state.
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S.B. No. 921 (RAISED) BANKING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY TO INCREASE DISCLOSURES BY INVESTMENT ADVISERS', to require a study of methods to increase disclosures by investment advisers.
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