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List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5122 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF HARKNESS MEMORIAL STATE PARK', to make funds received from marriage ceremonies performed at Harkness Memorial State Park available for maintenance of the park instead of diverting them to the General Fund.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5123 REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING EDUCATION COST-SHARING GRANT FUNDING TO TOWNS', to restore education cost-sharing grant funding to those towns whose grants were reduced by the executive branch.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5124 REP. CARNEY, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR SHORE LINE EAST', to ensure full funding of an existing commuter rail service before funding the creation of a new commuter rail service.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5125 REP. MACLACHLAN, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING TO SHORE LINE EAST', to restore funding for Shore Line East.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5126 REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST. 'AN ACT PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS AND FAMILIES FROM PUERTO RICO BY INCREASING ECS AND FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER GRANTS', to increase funding to boards of education and family resource centers that provide assistance to students and families from Puerto Rico.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5127 REP. SRINIVASAN, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TAX CREDITS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY', to create tax credits for renewable energy.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

H.B. No. 5128 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFICIAL END USES FOR DISCARDED TIRES AND THE EFFICACY OF TIRE HAULING LICENSES OR PERMITS', to examine beneficial end uses for discarded tires in the state and the efficacy of tire hauler licenses in reducing the illegal dumping of discarded tires.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5129 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A "SAVE OUR LAKES" NUMBER PLATE TO COMBAT AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES AND CYANOBACTERIA BLOOMS', to raise awareness and provide funding for efforts to fight aquatic invasive species and cyanobacteria blooms that threaten the state's lakes and ponds.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

H.B. No. 5130 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SEWAGE SPILL RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT AND EXPANDING CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR WASTEWATER OPERATORS', to establish a time frame and additional methodology for the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to notify the public of unanticipated sewage spills and to require continuing education requirements for wastewater treatment facility operators.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5131 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING TO THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUND', to restore funding to the Energy Efficiency Fund.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5132 REP. MCCARTY, 38th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS TAX', to eliminate the ambulatory surgical centers tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5133 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYEES', to establish a tax credit for businesses that provide student loan repayment assistance to employees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 5134 REP. KLARIDES, 114th DIST.; REP. CANDELORA, 86th DIST.; REP. O'DEA, 125th DIST.; REP. O'NEILL, 69th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE', to establish a tax credit for businesses that provide paid family and medical leave to employees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

H.B. No. 5135 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE ROBERTA B. WILLIS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM', to change the name of the Roberta B. Willis Scholarship program to the Roberta B. Willis Tuition Assistance Program and to make other revisions to said program.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H.B. No. 5136 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to make permissive the requirement that the Office of Higher Education develop a strategic plan to ensure racial and ethnic diversity at public institutions of higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5137 REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RENTER'S REBATE PROGRAM', to eliminate the requirement that the Office of Policy and Management withhold or reduce state financial assistance provided to municipalities whose renters received grant payments under the renter's rebate program, or, in the alternative, require the Office of Policy and Management to withhold or reduce such state financial assistance from each municipality in this state.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed H.B. No. 5138 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE', to establish a minimum wage of fifteen dollars per hour in the state of Connecticut.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5139 REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE', to establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5140 REP. MORRIS, 140th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE', to increase the minimum fair wage to fifteen dollars per hour.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed H.B. No. 5141 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING MOTOR VEHICLES FIVE OR LESS MODEL YEARS OF AGE FROM EMISSION INSPECTIONS AND ELIMINATING THE ADDITIONAL FEE CHARGED FOR THE REGISTRATION OF NEW MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM EMISSION INSPECTIONS', to exempt motor vehicles five or less model years of age, instead of four or less model years of age, from emission inspections and to eliminate the additional registration fee charged for new motor vehicles that are exempt from emission inspections.
REF. TRANSPORTATION