Human Services Committee Bill Record Book 7/5/2022

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Section 1: PROPOSED SENATE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PSB-76 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-96 AA INCREASING THE TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE TIME LIMIT TO SIXTY MONTHS.

SENATOR FLEXER, 29TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CHAFEE, 33RD DIST.

et al


Section 2: PROPOSED HOUSE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  PHB-5132 AAC COMPENSATION FOR NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FARRAR, 20TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DOUCETTE, 13TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5133 AA EXPANDING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO ALL STATE RESIDENTS REGARDLESS OF LEGAL IMMIGRATION STATUS.

REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.


  PHB-5134 AAC FAMILY PLANNING INITIATIVES.

REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.


  PHB-5160 AAC MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR COMMUNITY VIOLENCE PREVENTION SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
SENATOR MCCRORY, 2ND DIST.

et al


Section 3: (SENATE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  RSB-191 AAC FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER PAYMENTS AND THE PROVISION OF NONEMERGENCY DENTAL SERVICES AT SUCH CENTERS.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
158

147
04-07 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON JUD
  RSB-192 AAC EMPLOYMENT SERVICES ASSESSMENT INTERVIEWS AND SANCTIONS FOR TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES WHO FAIL TO COMPLY WITH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES REQUIREMENTS.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
215

171
  RSB-193 AA AUTHORIZING DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ELIGIBILITY WORKERS TO ADMINISTER OATHS.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
216

172
  RSB-194 AA AUTHORIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO CONTRACT WITH OTHER STATES.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
138
564
125
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
05-04 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-27 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-16 PA 22-137
  RSB-195 AA INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF ASSETS THAT MAY BE RETAINED BY THE SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-01 04-07 APP - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
643

458
  RSB-196 AA PROHIBITING INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGES FROM NURSING HOMES AND RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES TO TEMPORARY OR UNSTABLE HOUSING.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
03-01

  sSB-197 AAC TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE YACCARINO, 87TH DIST.

et al
03-01 04-07 APP - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
644

459
  RSB-198 AAC THE ADVISORY BOARD FOR PERSONS WHO ARE DEAF, HARD OF HEARING OR DEAFBLIND.

SENATOR SOMERS, 18TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.

et al
03-10 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
139
364
126
04-29 HOUSE PASSED
04-29 IN CONCURRENCE
04-12 SENATE PASSED
05-10 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-05 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-05 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-04 PA 22-21
  sSB-199 AAC THE OPENING OR SETTING ASIDE OF A PARENTAGE JUDGMENT.
03-08 04-20 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
363

262
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON JUD
  RSB-280 AAC NATUROPATHS.

REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
03-10 04-18 APP - Joint Favorable
03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
310

229
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  RSB-281 AAC PENALTIES FOR UNAUTHORIZED USE OF RATE INCREASES EARMARKED FOR STAFF WAGE ENHANCEMENTS AT NURSING HOME FACILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
03-08 04-20 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
151

138
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON JUD
  sSB-282 AAC MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SURGICAL AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG TREATMENT OF SEVERE OBESITY.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PETIT, 22ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GIBSON, 15TH DIST.

et al
03-10 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
164
426
153
04-19 SENATE PASSED
  sSB-283 AA ELIMINATING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR THE MED-CONNECT PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND INCREASING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR HUSKY C.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-08 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
366

265
04-13 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  RSB-284 AA INCREASING THE AGE FROM EIGHT TO EIGHTEEN YEARS FOR AN INCOME-ELIGIBLE PERSON TO OBTAIN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE REGARDLESS OF IMMIGRATION STATUS.

REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PARIS, 145TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al
03-10 03-17 HS - MOTION FAILED JF


  RSB-285 AAC TIME LIMITS IN THE TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM DURING A STATE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
220
427
176
04-19 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-19 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
  sSB-286 AAC ELDER ABUSE REPORTING DEADLINES, TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE, CERTIFICATES OF NEED FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES AND CIVIL PENALTIES FOR NURSING HOMES THAT FAIL TO USE RATE INCREASES FOR EMPLOYEE WAGE ENHANCEMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE GODFREY, 110TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE VARGAS, 6TH DIST.

et al
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
183
558
154
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
05-03 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-03 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-31 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-26 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-26 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-19 PA 22-145
  RSB-287 AAC MEDICAID.
03-10 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
311

230
  RSB-288 AA EXEMPTING MEDICAID WAIVER AND STATE PLAN AMENDMENT SUBMISSIONS FILED IN RESPONSE TO A DECLARED EMERGENCY OR DISASTER FROM NOTICE AND PUBLIC HEARING REQUIREMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
03-08

  sSB-289 AAC OVERSIGHT AND FUNDING OF THE CONNECTICUT FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BUTLER, 72ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CHEESEMAN, 37TH DIST.

et al
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable
243
367
194
05-04 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 IN CONCURRENCE
04-12 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
04-12 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-27 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-16 PA 22-138
  sSB-290 AAC CERTIFICATES OF NEED FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
03-08 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
399

281

Section 4: (HOUSE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sHB-5225 AA PROHIBITING CLAWBACK OF CERTAIN FUNDS RETAINED BY NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES UNDER CONTRACT WITH STATE AGENCIES.

REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SMITH, 48TH DIST.
03-01 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
403
269

  RHB-5226 AA LIMITING STATE RECOVERY OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PAYMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SMITH, 48TH DIST.
03-01 04-20 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable
63
92

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON FIN
  sHB-5227 AA ESTABLISHING THE COMMUNITY OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM FOR HOME CARE.

REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.

et al
03-01 04-07 APP - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
631
474

  RHB-5228 AAC THE CHAIRPERSONS OF THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ADVISORY COUNCIL.

REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KENNEDY, 119TH DIST.
03-01 03-08 HS - Joint Favorable
47
82
407
04-19 HOUSE PASSED
05-03 SENATE PASSED
05-23 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-10 PA 22-53
  RHB-5229 AAC THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO HUMAN SERVICES-RELATED STATUTES.
03-01 03-08 HS - Joint Favorable
79
93
413
04-19 HOUSE PASSED
05-04 SENATE PASSED
05-24 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 PA 22-78
  sHB-5230 AAC STANDARDS FOR INTERPRETERS FOR DEAF, DEAFBLIND AND HARD OF HEARING PERSONS.

REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE COMEY, 102ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CARNEY, 23RD DIST.

et al
03-10 04-25 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
378
270
504
04-26 HOUSE PASSED
04-20 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD
05-02 SENATE PASSED
05-17 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-11 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-11 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-06 PA 22-31
  sHB-5231 AAC DATA COLLECTION TO PREVENT MALNUTRITION AMONG SENIOR CITIZENS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HAMPTON, 16TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE THOMAS, 143RD DIST.

et al
03-01 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
326
238
371
04-13 HOUSE PASSED
05-02 SENATE PASSED
05-17 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-11 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-11 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-06 PA 22-32
  sHB-5232 AAC SERVICE ANIMALS.

REPRESENTATIVE FIORELLO, 149TH DIST.
SENATOR LESSER, 9TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KLARIDES-DITRIA, 105TH DIST.

et al
03-01 04-11 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
81
94
418
04-19 HOUSE PASSED
04-06 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD
04-29 SEN. RECOMMITTED TO HS
  sHB-5332 AA PROHIBITING HOME CARE AGENCY CONTRACTS THAT PENALIZE CLIENTS FOR DIRECTLY HIRING AGENCY STAFF.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
167
158

  sHB-5333 AAC THE PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY.
03-08 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
331
243

  RHB-5334 AAC A STUDY OF LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS.
03-10 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
332
244

  RHB-5335 AA REQUIRING LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO CONDUCT SEX OFFENDER BACKGROUND CHECKS ON STAFF AND RESIDENTS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
03-10

  RHB-5336 AA APPLYING THE PROVISIONS OF THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT TO CHILD CUSTODY, PLACEMENT, ADOPTION AND TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING AN INDIAN CHILD.

SENATOR LESSER, 9TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONLEY, 40TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.

et al
03-10 04-25 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
384
277
510
04-26 HOUSE PASSED
04-20 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON JUD
05-03 SENATE PASSED
05-23 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-10 PA 22-60
  sHB-5337 AAC A "CONNECTICUT FOOD IS MEDICINE" TASK FORCE AND HEALTHY EATING INCENTIVES.

REPRESENTATIVE LEEPER, 132ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
SENATOR MILLER, 27TH DIST.

et al
03-10 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
390
278

  RHB-5338 AAC INCREASING THE RATE OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR HOME CARE SERVICES.
03-10

  RHB-5339 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
03-10 04-18 APP - Joint Favorable
03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
296
226

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  RHB-5340 AAC EQUITABLE MEDICAID PAYMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS FOR APPLICANTS, RECIPIENTS AND FAMILY CAREGIVERS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
03-10

  sHB-5341 AAC MEDICAID PAYMENT RATES FOR PROVIDERS OF IN-PATIENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NUCCIO, 53RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONLEY, 40TH DIST.

et al
03-08 03-17 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
135
144

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  sHB-5342 AAC MEMBERSHIP OF THE LOW-INCOME ENERGY ADVISORY BOARD.
03-10 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable
333
579
245
409
04-19 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
05-04 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
05-24 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
05-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
05-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
05-13 PA 22-105
  sHB-5343 AAC THE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND QUEER HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES AND OPPORTUNITY NETWORK.

REPRESENTATIVE CURREY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ALLIE-BRENNAN, 2ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al
03-10 03-24 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
391
673
279
498
04-26 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A,B

Section 11: GOVERNOR'S BILLS AND ECERTS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sHB-5040 AAC THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HUMAN SERVICES.
03-01 04-18 APP - Joint Favorable
03-08 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
54
68

04-13 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP