SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 2 (COMM) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MORE EQUITABLE EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FORMULA', to establish a more equitable education cost-sharing grant formula.
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S.B. No. 194 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY RESPONSE TO PERMIT APPLICATIONS', to require executive branch agencies to either issue a decision on a permit application or a status report on the application within sixty days.
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S.B. No. 288 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. '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 establish a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a partnership to fund a new dock facility at the Nautilus Museum in the town of Groton.
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S.B. No. 356 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT REQUIRING EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY CONTRACTS', to increase executive and legislative oversight of quasi-public agency contracts by requiring the submission of certain contracts to the Attorney General and relevant legislative committee.
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S.B. No. 424 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE AWARD OF STATE PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTS TO CONTRACTORS THAT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A PUBLIC ENTITY CRIME', to require contractors bidding on public works contracts to certify that they and other affiliates of the contractor have not been convicted of a public entity crime and to prohibit the prequalification or award of a public works contract to a contractor that has been convicted of a public entity crime or that has an affiliate that has been convicted of a public entity crime.
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S.B. No. 483 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE "REVOLVING DOOR" RESTRICTIONS TO PROHIBIT CERTAIN LEGISLATIVE AND EXECUTIVE BRANCH EMPLOYEES FROM LOBBYING', to expand the current "revolving door" provision to prohibit senior level legislative and executive branch employees from lobbying for one year after leaving employment.
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S.B. No. 602 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IN MUNICIPAL AND REGIONAL SHELTERS', to (1) require the task force studying the humane treatment of animals in municipal and regional shelters to consider rules and regulations regarding and penalties for certain animal abuse and the failure to properly confine animals, and (2) extend such committee's reporting deadline to January 1, 2018.
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S.B. No. 642 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LYMAN DRIVE WATER MAIN PROJECT IN TORRINGTON', to extend the permissible bond amortization period for the Lyman Drive water main project in Torrington to thirty years.
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S.B. No. 644 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES REGISTERED OUT OF STATE', to require the in-state registration of motor vehicles registered out of state if such motor vehicles most frequently leave from or return to or remain in one or more points within the state.
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S.B. No. 649 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN FEES BY BUILDING OFFICIALS', to require building officials in certain municipalities to establish and asses a fee for the commencement of certain work without a necessary permit.
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S.B. No. 711 (COMM) EDUCATION. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT A SCHOOL DISTRICT MAY REDUCE ITS MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT WHEN IT EXPERIENCES A DECLINE IN STUDENT ENROLLMENT', to provide mandate relief by allowing school districts greater authority to reduce their education budgets when there is reduced student enrollment.
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