JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The House of Representatives was called to order at 12:06 o'clock p.m., Representative Ryan of the 139th District in the Chair.

Prayer was offered by the guest Chaplain, Mary Alice Hughes of Haddam, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Let us pray. Lord, we call upon Your divine assistance as we strive to formulate the laws of our State. Inspire our Legislators with the desire to seek first and foremost the good of our people and the needs of our poor. Amen.

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mary Alice Hughes of Haddam, Connecticut.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM HIS EXCELLENCY,

THE GOVERNOR

The following communications were received from His Excellency, the Governor, on the date indicated, read by the Clerk and referred to the Committee on Executive and Legislative Nominations.

March 28, 2018

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Section 4-1 and 15-120bb of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, appoint THOMAS ANTHONY SHERIDAN from Waterford, to be a member of the Connecticut Airport Authority Board of Directors to serve a term ending June 30, 2022 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

TO THE HONORABLE GENERAL ASSEMBLY:

Pursuant to Sections 4-1, 4-4 and 46a-57 of the Connecticut General Statutes, I have the honor to nominate and, with your advice and consent, reappoint ELISSA T. WRIGHT from Noank to be a Human Rights Referee, to serve a term ending June 30, 2021 or until a successor is appointed and has qualified, whichever is longer.

DANNEL P. MALLOY

Governor

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

HOUSE BILLS

The following House Bills were received from the committees indicated, the bills read the second time and tabled for the Calendar and printing:

HUMAN SERVICES. Substitute for H.B. No. 5038 (File No. 51) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES.

HOUSING. H.B. No. 5137 (File No. 52) AN ACT ELIMINATING REDUCTIONS OF STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO MUNICIPALITIES WHOSE RESIDENTS RECEIVED GRANT PAYMENTS UNDER THE RENTERS REBATE PROGRAM.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H.B. No. 5153 (RAISED) (File No. 53) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GUARDIANSHIP ASSESSMENTS.

PUBLIC HEALTH. Substitute for H.B. No. 5155 (RAISED) (File No. 54) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATION REGARDING WAIVER OF LICENSING FEES FOR PRIVATE PROVIDERS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5172 (RAISED) (File No. 55) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY DATA MANAGEMENT AND PROCESSES, THE TRANSMITTAL OF TOWN PROPERTY ASSESSMENT INFORMATION AND THE SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5178 (RAISED) (File No. 56) AN ACT REQUIRING EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF CERTAIN QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY CONTRACTS AND AN ANNUAL REVIEW OF EACH QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY.

CHILDREN. Substitute for H.B. No. 5189 (RAISED) (File No. 57) AN ACT CONCERNING THE SUSPENSION OF DELIQUENCY PROCEEDINGS FOR FIRE-STARTING BEHAVIOR TREATMENT.

GENERAL LAW. H.B. No. 5192 (RAISED) (File No. 58) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE MACHINES.

HOUSING. Substitute for H.B. No. 5199 (RAISED) (File No. 59) AN ACT ALLOWING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES TO CREATE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF PROGRAMS FOR GRADUATES OF CERTAIN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS LOCATED IN CONNECTICUT.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H.B. No. 5208 (RAISED) (File No. 60) AN ACT CONCERNING MAMMOGRAMS, BREAST ULTRASOUNDS AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING OF BREASTS.

INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE. Substitute for H.B. No. 5209 (RAISED) (File No. 61) AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUM RATE INCREASES.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5234 (RAISED) (File No. 62) AN ACT CONCERNING MILITARY DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5238 (RAISED) (File No. 63) AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR VETERANS AND MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5239 (RAISED) (File No. 64) AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR CERTAIN VETERANS' PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H.B. No. 5240 (RAISED) (File No. 65) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN VETERANS' PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS.

AGING. Substitute for H.B. No. 5245 (RAISED) (File No. 66) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY BEST PRACTICES FOR PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, SENIOR CITIZENS AND VETERANS.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 5253 (RAISED) (File No. 67) AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE MONEY FOLLOWS THE PERSON DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AND REPEALING OBSOLETE STATUTES.

HUMAN SERVICES. H.B. No. 5254 (RAISED) (File No. 68) AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTION FEES.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. H.B. No. 5269 (RAISED) (File No. 69) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVESTMENT OF STATE FUNDS INVESTED IN COMPANIES DOING BUSINESS IN VENEZUELA.

AGING. H.B. No. 5272 (RAISED) (File No. 70) AN ACT CONCERNING VISITS BY NONAMBULATORY NURSING HOME RESIDENTS TO THE HOMES OF THEIR FAMILIES.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. H.B. No. 5316 (RAISED) (File No. 71) AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5318 (RAISED) (File No. 72) AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFERING OF CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLES FROM THE STATE MOTOR POOL TO QUALIFIED VETERANS' CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS. Substitute for H.B. No. 5319 (RAISED) (File No. 73) AN ACT CONCERNING PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF PROPERTY PRESUMED ABANDONED BY VETERANS' CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.

CHILDREN. H.B. No. 5329 (RAISED) (File No. 74) AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND UPHOLSTERED RESIDENTIAL FURNITURE.

CHILDREN. H.B. No. 5331 (RAISED) (File No. 75) AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHILDREN'S REPORT CARD.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5354 (RAISED) (File No. 76) AN ACT CONCERNING SNAPPING TURTLES AND RED-EARED SLIDER TURTLES.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5355 (RAISED) (File No. 77) AN ACT ESTABLISHING STANDARDS FOR THE ADEQUACY OF DOG SHELTER DURING EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5360 (RAISED) (File No. 78) AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5362 (RAISED) (File No. 79) AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OF MUNICIPAL POUNDS AND SHELTERS.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5364 (RAISED) (File No. 80) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF HORSESHOE CRABS.

ENVIRONMENT. H.B. No. 5366 (RAISED) (File No. 81) AN ACT AUTHORIZING SUNDAY BOW HUNTING OF DEER ON PRIVATE PROPERTY THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

ENVIRONMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5367 (RAISED) (File No. 82) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY WAYS TO PREVENT DOMESTIC DOG ATTACKS AND MITIGATE THE EFFECTS OF ANIMAL DISPOSAL ORDERS.

HOUSING. Substitute for H.B. No. 5376 (RAISED) (File No. 83) AN ACT LIMITING RENT INCREASES IN CERTAIN MULTIFAMILY DWELLINGS.

HOUSING. H.B. No. 5377 (RAISED) (File No. 84) AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS TO PREVENT THE OVERCROWDING OF SATELLITE DISHES ON THE ROOFS OF SINGLE-FAMILY AND MULTIFAMILY HOMES IN THIS STATE.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

HOUSE BILLS

The following favorable reports on the House Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the committees indicated, the bills read, the reports of the committees accepted, and the bills referred as recommended:

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. H.B. No. 5143 (RAISED) AN ACT LOWERING THE AGE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR ELDERLY PERSONS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. Substitute for H.B. No. 5484 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING SHARED RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITIES.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Energy and Technology.

BUSINESS FROM THE SENATE

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

CHANGES OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports on the Senate Bills recommending a change of reference were received from the committees indicated, the bills read, the reports of the committees accepted and the bills referred as recommended in concurrence:

COMMERCE. S.B. No. 261 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S.B. No. 263 (RAISED) AN ACT ELIMINATING CERTAIN UNCLAIMED AND SELDOM CLAIMED TAX CREDITS.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S.B. No. 266 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE THE GROWTH OF BIOSCIENCE VENTURE CAPITAL IN CONNECTICUT.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

COMMERCE. Substitute for S.B. No. 444 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TRAINING AND THE CAPITAL NEEDS OF THE SUBMARINE INDUSTRY.

The bill was then referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE AND SENATE BILLS

On motion of Representative Hennessy of the 127th District, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the committees as indicated thereon in concurrence.

FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H.B. No. 5583 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT EMPLOY INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND ALLOWING ACCESS TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSISTANCE ACT TAX CREDIT BY CERTAIN BUSINESS FIRMS', to establish a tax credit for employers that employ individuals convicted of a felony and to allow access to the tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Act by business firms that invest funds in nonprofit organizations that hire individuals released from the custody of the Department of Correction.

H.B. No. 5584 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE BENEFITS AND CONCERNING FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACCOUNTS', to establish a tax credit for employers that provide paid family and medical leave benefits and to authorize the Treasurer to establish a family and medical leave benefits account program.

H.B. No. 5585 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENTERPRISE ZONES', to (1) require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to develop specific benchmarks to assess enterprise zone benefits recipients, and (2) allow said commissioner to negotiate certain property tax exemptions with a business seeking enterprise zone benefits and the chief elected official of the municipality in which such enterprise zone is located.

H.B. No. 5586 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT WAVING CERTAIN INITIAL OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING FEES FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS', to waive certain initial occupational licensing fees for certain individuals.

H.B. No. 5587 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION ON FISCAL STABILITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH', to require the Commission on Fiscal Stability and Economic Growth to refine the recommendations made in its final report issued March 1, 2018.

H.B. No. 5588 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ANALYSIS OF THE REVENUE STREAMS OF THE STATE', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to analyze the revenue streams of the state.

H.B. No. 5589 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF FINANCE POLICIES TO IMPROVE THE ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS OF THE STATE', to require the Commissioners of Economic and Community Development and Revenue Services to study the finance policies of surrounding states.

H.B. No. 5590 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BOND COVENANTS AND THE BOND ISSUANCE CAP', to delay the inclusion of certain bond covenants for bonds issued during certain time periods and exclude refunding bonds and temporary borrowings from the calculation of the bond issuance cap.

H.B. No. 5591 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REVENUE', to diversify municipal revenue options and phase out the motor vehicle property tax.

S.B. No. 528 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF STATE TAX POLICIES', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the tax policies of the state.

S.B. No. 529 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A VOLUNTARY EMPLOYER COMPENSATION EXPENSE TAX', to establish a voluntary employer compensation expense tax.

S.B. No. 530 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRIBUTIONS TO STATE-WIDE AND MUNICIPAL COMMUNITY SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS', to provide for tax credits for cash donations made by taxpayers to approved state-wide and municipal community supporting organizations.

S.B. No. 531 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF A FEE ON CERTAIN EMPLOYERS', to assess a fee on employers that employ five hundred or more employees in the state and whose employees' hourly wages are less than or equal to fifteen dollars.

S.B. No. 532 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS MAKING EDUCATION LOAN PAYMENTS FOR COMPUTER PROGRAMMER AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPER EMPLOYEES', to establish a credit for employers that make educational loan payments for employees employed as a computer programmer or software developer.

S.B. No. 533 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF STATE REVENUE POLICIES', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the revenue policies of the state.

S.B. No. 534 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WINE SALES AND SHIPMENTS', to establish an out-of-state retailer shipper's permit for wine and specify that an in-state transporter shall not be responsible for the statements on shipping labels of wine or the address to which wine is being shipped.

S.B. No. 535 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE APPRENTICESHIP CONNECTICUT INITIATIVE', to (1) establish the Apprenticeship Connecticut initiative to develop work force pipeline programs and provide bond funding for such programs, and (2) dedicate economic development and manufacturing bonds for capital improvements to a facility located in the state that is engaged in the design, construction and lifecycle support of submarines for the United States Navy.

S.B. No. 536 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENTREPRENEURSHIP INITIATIVES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to require The University of Connecticut to undertake a variety of initiatives to better realign its objectives and focus with creating and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the state and establishing itself as a leading institution of higher education in those areas.

S.B. No. 537 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BONDING AND A STUDY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND WORKFORCE TRAINING NEEDS OF THE STATE', to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to conduct a study of the economic development and workforce training needs of the state and related bonding.

S.B. No. 538 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF REGIONAL EFFICIENCY DEVELOPMENT', to establish an Office of Regional Efficiency Development to identify and improve the delivery of municipal services on a regional basis.

S.B. No. 539 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO FOSTER THE MICROBIOME SECTOR IN THE STATE', to delay the date the microbiome working group is required to submit a report and make a presentation on such report.

S.B. No. 540 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING SPORTS WAGERING AND ONLINE LOTTERY DRAW GAMES IN THE STATE', to authorize sports wagering in the state to the extent permitted under federal law and to authorize the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer lottery draw games through the corporation's Internet web site.

S.B. No. 541 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING. 'AN ACT PROMOTING INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INTRAPRENEURSHIP IN THE STATE', to establish various initiatives to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in the state and to specify that Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated shall constitute the subsidiary corporation of CTNext.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Representative Hennessy of the 127th District, the House adjourned at 12:09 o'clock p.m., to meet again at the Call of the Chair.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 27, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

COMMERCE

H.B. No. 5273 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES AFFECTING THE STATE.

H.B. No. 5274 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TERMS OF THE STATE POET LAUREATE AND THE STATE TROUBADOUR.

H.B. No. 5275 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE BIOSCIENCE INDUSTRY.

H.B. No. 5276 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE TOWN OF THOMASTON.

H.B. No. 5278 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN CONTRACTORS LOCATED IN DISTRESSED MUNICIPALITIES UNDER THE SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR SMALL CONTRACTORS AND MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES.

H.B. No. 5280 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT TAX CREDIT.

Substitute for H.B. No. 5436 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX AGREEMENTS BETWEEN MUNICIPALITIES AND PROSPECTIVE PURCHASERS OF BROWNFIELDS AND ABANDONED PROPERTIES AND ESTABLISHING A BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION TAX CREDIT.

Substitute for H.B. No. 5437 (RAISED) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A JOB CREATION INCENTIVE TAX CREDIT PROGRAM FOR THE HIRING AND RETENTION OF NEW FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES.

H.B. No. 5438 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND TECHNICAL CHANGES TO COMMERCE-RELATED STATUTES.

H.B. No. 5439 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INFORMATION RELATING TO BIOSCIENCE AND CROWDFUNDING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WEB SITE.

H.B. No. 5440 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BUSINESS REGISTRATION AND PERMITTING THROUGH THE STATE'S ELECTRONIC BUSINESS PORTAL.

H.B. No. 5442 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF NONPROFIT ENTITIES IN WORKER COOPERATIVES.

H.B. No. 5443 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING STATE MARKETING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

S.B. No. 260 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL USES OF FUNDS AVAILABLE TO CTNEXT.

S.B. No. 261 (RAISED) AN ACT EXTENDING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT TO PASS-THROUGH ENTITIES.

S.B. No. 262 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

Substitute for S.B. No. 263 (RAISED) AN ACT ELIMINATING CERTAIN UNCLAIMED AND SELDOM CLAIMED TAX CREDITS.

S.B. No. 264 (RAISED) AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REGIONAL TOURISM DISTRICTS.

S.B. No. 265 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING EXPEDITED PERMITTING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR BUSINESS INITIATION, EXPANSION OR NEW PRODUCTION.

Substitute for S.B. No. 266 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE THE GROWTH OF BIOSCIENCE VENTURE CAPITAL IN CONNECTICUT.

S.B. No. 267 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS, INCORPORATED AND PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTMENT.

S.B. No. 268 (RAISED) AN ACT INCREASING THE TERM LIMIT FOR LOANS UNDER THE TARGETED BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT LOAN PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 269 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF CIVIL PENALTIES AGAINST SMALL BUSINESSES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

S.B. No. 441 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN INVENTORY OF THE STATE'S CYBERSECURITY JOB TRAINING PIPELINE.

S.B. No. 442 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

S.B. No. 443 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.

Substitute for S.B. No. 444 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TRAINING AND THE CAPITAL NEEDS OF THE SUBMARINE INDUSTRY.

S.B. No. 445 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AN ANALYSIS OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON FISCAL STABILITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH.

S.B. No. 446 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE BIOSCIENCE SECTOR IN CONNECTICUT.

S.B. No. 447 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING TO EXPEDITE THE COMPLETION OF BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS.

S.B. No. 448 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING.

BILLS FILED WITH THE

LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

IN ACCORDANCE WITH JOINT RULE 15

AS OF MARCH 27, 2018

AT 5:00 O'CLOCK P.M.

HUMAN SERVICES

Substitute for H.B. No. 5038 (RAISED) (File No. 51) AN ACT CONCERNING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES.

H.B. No. 5253 (RAISED) (File No. 67) AN ACT EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE MONEY FOLLOWS THE PERSON DEMONSTRATION PROJECT AND REPEALING OBSOLETE STATUTES.

H.B. No. 5254 (RAISED) (File No. 68) AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTION FEES.

H.B. No. 5255 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ADVISORY COUNCIL.

H.B. No. 5256 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO COLLECT AND MAINTAIN DATA CONCERNING THE TRANSPORTATION NEEDS OF MEDICAID RECIPIENTS.

H.B. No. 5257 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING REPORTS OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY OR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.

H.B. No. 5460 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING MINIMUM EMPLOYEE WAGES FOR PROVIDERS OF STATE-CONTRACTED HUMAN SERVICES.

H.B. No. 5462 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSITION SERVICES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS.

H.B. No. 5463 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A MEDICAID PUBLIC OPTION.

H.B. No. 5464 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING NURSING HOME SERVICES.

S.B. No. 243 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AUDITS OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDERS.

S.B. No. 244 (RAISED) AN ACT REQUIRING BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS TO BE MANDATED REPORTERS OF SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.

S.B. No. 245 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO CONTRACT WITH OTHER STATES.

S.B. No. 246 (RAISED) AN ACT LIMITING AUTO REFILLS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS COVERED UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.

Substitute for S.B. No. 258 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXEMPTION OF PROBATE-COURT APPROVED CONSERVATOR AND FIDUCIARY FEES FROM MEDICAID APPLIED INCOME AND ASSET TRANSFER DETERMINATIONS.

S.B. No. 436 (RAISED) AN ACT PROMOTING PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE COST-EFFICIENT DELIVERY OF HUMAN SERVICES.

S.B. No. 437 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A TWO-GENERATIONAL INITIATIVE.

S.B. No. 438 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS AND THE CONNECTICUT ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

S.B. No. 439 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO HUMAN SERVICES STATUTES.