SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 146 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES RAISING NEEDY CHILDREN', to provide financial assistance to grandparents and nonparent relatives raising children affected by poverty or the opioid crisis.
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Proposed S.B. No. 147 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ADEQUATELY FUNDING THE COST OF MEALS ON WHEELS FOR PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to ensure that providers of meals on wheels to participants of the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly are adequately reimbursed for reasonable costs.
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Proposed S.B. No. 148 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM', to increase the number of persons eligible for the Alzheimer's disease respite care program by raising the income an eligible participant can earn.
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Proposed S.B. No. 149 SEN. HWANG, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RETROACTIVE MEDICAID PAYMENTS FOR ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to provide retroactive Medicaid payments in accordance with federal law for eligible participants of the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly.
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S.B. No. 150 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTIONS FOR CONSUMERS APPLYING FOR REVERSE MORTGAGES', to provide additional protections for consumers applying for reverse mortgages.
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S.B. No. 151 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RETROACTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME-CARE SERVICES', to provide retroactive Medicaid eligibility in accordance with federal law for home-care services.
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S.B. No. 152 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES WHO ARE RAISING CHILDREN', to provide additional financial assistance to grandparents and other nonparent caretaker relatives who are raising children.
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S.B. No. 153 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PREMIUMS', to provide a state income tax deduction for the cost of long-term care insurance premiums.
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S.B. No. 154 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR ELDERLY NUTRITION SERVICES', to increase funding for meals on wheels.
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S.B. No. 155 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS', to increase the amount of income residents of long-term care facilities may keep for personal needs before their income is applied to Medicaid-funded care.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 156 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REVOLVING LOAN FUND TO ASSIST ELDERLY HOMEOWNERS', to establish a state-administered revolving loan fund to assist elderly homeowners facing financial distress.
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S.B. No. 157 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT REDUCING PARTICIPANT COSTS AND EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY', to expand eligibility for the state-funded portion of the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly and reduce participant costs.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 158 (RAISED) AGING. 'AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM', to expand eligibility for the Alzheimer's disease respite care program.
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Proposed S.B. No. 159 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING FOR THE MEDICARE SAVINGS PROGRAM', to permanently restore eligibility levels for the Medicare Savings Program and to appropriate enough funds to ensure participants do not lose coverage.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 160 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FULL FUNDING OF THE STATE'S SMALL HOSPITAL POOL', to ensure the financial viability of small hospitals.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 161 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN BUILDING MATERIALS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES', to exempt from the sales and use taxes building materials that are used in connection with repairs of crumbling foundations of residential buildings.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 162 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING COIN-OPERATED CAR WASHES FROM THE SALES TAX', to exempt coin-operated car washes from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 163 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT PARITY FOR MEDICAL SPECIALISTS WHO SERVE MEDICAID PARTICIPANTS', to achieve payment parity among primary care providers and medical specialists serving Medicaid recipients.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 164 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT RAISING THE LEGAL AGE TO PURCHASE TOBACCO TO TWENTY-ONE', to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco to twenty-one.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 165 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO ITS STATUTES', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Developmental Services regarding technical changes to its statutes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 166 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT ADDING AMNIOTIC FLUID EMBOLISM TO THE LIST OF ADVERSE EVENTS A HOSPITAL IS REQUIRED TO REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH', to add amniotic fluid embolism to the list of adverse events a hospital is required to report to the Department of Public Health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 167 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPORTING OF ADVERSE EVENTS BY HOSPITALS AND OUTPATIENT SURGICAL FACILITIES', to allow the Commissioner of Public Health to take disciplinary action against a hospital or outpatient surgical facility for failure to report an adverse event.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 168 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GROUP HOME LICENSING VISITS', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Developmental Services regarding group home licensing visits.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 169 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CLINICAL CLERKSHIPS AND TRAINING', to prohibit placement of students seeking a degree as an anesthesiology assistant in clinical clerkships and training.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 170 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING STREAMLINING REPORTS', to implement the recommendations of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services regarding streamlining reports.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 171 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY DESIGNATION', to permit physical therapists who have a doctorate in physical therapy to use the designation of "Doctor of Physical Therapy" or "D.P.T.".
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

S.B. No. 172 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR OPIOID USE DISORDER IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES', to establish a medication-assisted treatment program in correctional facilities for inmates with opioid use disorder.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 173 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT WAIVING CERTAIN FEES OR SURCHARGES FOR HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS', to waive for honorably discharged veterans certain fees, surcharges or portions thereof for the issuance of certain licenses, permits, certificates or stamps.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS