Bills Introduced in Session Year 2021

Representative Brian Smith of the 48th

 
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Hartford, CT 06106-1591
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 860-240-8585

Bills Introduced in Session Year 2021

Representative Brian Smith of the 48th

Address
300 Capitol Avenue
Room
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
Phone
 860-240-8585

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HB05067 AN ACT REQUIRING INFORMED CONSENT FOR A PELVIC OR PROSTATE EXAMINATION ON A PATIENT WHO IS UNDER DEEP SEDATION OR ANESTHESIA OR UNCONSCIOUS. 
HB05110 AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR HOUSING RESOURCES FOR THE HOMELESS AND TO PREVENT HOMELESSNESS. 
HB05158 AN ACT CONCERNING BREASTFEEDING IN THE WORKPLACE. 
HB05185 AN ACT EXEMPTING ALL AIRCRAFT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES. 
HB05207 AN ACT PROTECTING PROPERTY OWNERS AGE FIFTY AND OLDER FROM FORECLOSURE. 
HB05223 AN ACT INCREASING ACCESS TO FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL RESTROOMS. 
HB05318 AN ACT RESTORING ELECTORAL PRIVILEGES TO CONVICTED FELONS WHO ARE ON PAROLE. 
HB05383 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN FIRST RESPONDERS. 
HB05412 AN ACT NAMING THE TROOP K STATE POLICE BARRACKS IN COLCHESTER IN HONOR OF LINDA A. ORANGE. 
HB05420 AN ACT CONCERNING DRIVER RESPONSIBILITY AT INOPERATIVE TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS. 
HB05423 AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF PASSENGER TRAIN AND GROUND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN EASTERN CONNECTICUT. 
HB05737 AN ACT CREATING A VETERANS AND MILITARY TOURISM TRAIL. 
HB05757 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES. 
HB05776 AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR ALLIANCE DISTRICTS THAT OFFER EARLY COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES. 
HB05895 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE ON THE REDUCTION OF STUDENT LOAN DEBT. 
HB05959 AN ACT CLASSIFYING DISPATCHERS AS FIRST RESPONDERS. 
HB05967 AN ACT CONCERNING INTEREST RATES CHARGED ON CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX UNDERPAYMENTS AND ASSESSMENTS. 
HB06113 AN ACT REQUIRING THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. 
HB06119 AN ACT CONCERNING ARTS, CULTURE AND TOURISM FUNDING. 
HB06180 AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTEREST RATES FOR DELINQUENT STATE TAXES AND REPAYMENT OF OVERPAYMENTS. 
HB06187 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RESTRUCTURING OF CERTAIN TAXES AND TAX EQUITY. 
HB06205 AN ACT REVISING CERTAIN ABSENTEE VOTING STATUTES. 
HB06218 AN ACT ALLOWING SMALL FARMS TO SELL THEIR PRODUCTS AT WHOLESALE OR BY CONSIGNMENT TO OTHER FARM STORES OR FARMERS' MARKETS. 
HB06224 AN ACT PROMOTING DRUG PRICE TRANSPARENCY. 
HB06228 AN ACT PROHIBITING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FROM INQUIRING ABOUT A PROSPECTIVE STUDENT'S CRIMINAL HISTORY DURING THE ADMISSIONS PROCESS AND ESTABLISHING A PRISON EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFICE. 
HB06231 AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR PART-TIME FACULTY EMPLOYED BY THE CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM. 
HB06235 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE "LEARN HERE, HEAL HERE" PROGRAM. 
HB06236 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS FROM PUBLIC DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. 
HB06240 AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES FOR STATE HOUSING AUTHORITY PROPERTIES. 
HB06262 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COSTS OF TELEPHONE CALLS BY INCARCERATED PERSONS. 
HB06267 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY RACIAL INEQUITY AND INEQUALITY. 
HB06274 AN ACT CLASSIFYING PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATORS AND DISPATCHERS AS FIRST RESPONDERS. 
HB06297 AN ACT PERMITTING SLEEP TECHNICIANS TO ADMINISTER OXYGEN. 
HB06308 AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK FEES AND VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS. 
HB06321 AN ACT CONCERNING ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONNECTICUT PARENTAGE ACT. 
HB06323 AN ACT REQUIRING THE BANKING COMMISSIONER TO UPDATE A REPORT ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-OWNED BANK. 
HB06329 AN ACT CONCERNING AN OPPORTUNITY TO CURE FOR ABSENTEE BALLOTS. 
HB06338 AN ACT CONCERNING STATE LIENS AGAINST THE PROCEEDS OF CAUSES OF ACTION OF PERSONS WHO WERE INCARCERATED. 
HB06374 AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES. 
HB06376 AN ACT CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR. 
HB06377 AN ACT CONCERNING LABOR PEACE AGREEMENTS AND A MODERN AND EQUITABLE CANNABIS WORKFORCE. 
HB06380 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF SALARY RANGE FOR A VACANT POSITION. 
HB06383 AN ACT CONCERNING CALL CENTERS AND NOTICE OF CLOSURES. 
HB06474 AN ACT CONCERNING COLLATERAL EMPLOYMENT CONSEQUENCES OF A CRIMINAL RECORD. 
HB06478 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION. 
HB06515 AN ACT CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR. 
HB06517 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE TO ANALYZE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF LAWS GOVERNING DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING. 
HB06531 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHT TO COUNSEL IN EVICTION PROCEEDINGS. 
HB06547 AN ACT CONCERNING A WORKING GROUP REGARDING THE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES. 
HB06551 AN ACT CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL AIR QUALITY. 
HB06553 AN ACT PROTECTING PROPERTY OWNERS AGE SIXTY AND OLDER FROM FORECLOSURE. 
HB06555 AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT AND APPROVAL OF COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS. 
HB06595 AN ACT CONCERNING LABOR MATTERS RELATED TO COVID-19, PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND OTHER STAFFING ISSUES. 
HB06610 AN ACT CONCERNING THE OUTDOOR SALE OF GOODS AND PROVISION OF FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE. 
HJ00050 RESOLUTION COMMEMORATING THE TWENTY-SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONNECTICUT-TAIWAN SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP. 
HJ00058 RESOLUTION PROPOSING A STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW NO-EXCUSE ABSENTEE VOTING. 
HJ00059 RESOLUTION APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW FOR EARLY VOTING. 
HR00011 RESOLUTION PROPOSING APPROVAL OF A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE & RESIDUAL EMPLOYEES UNION. 
SB00001 AN ACT EQUALIZING COMPREHENSIVE ACCESS TO MENTAL, BEHAVIORAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH CARE IN RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC. 
SB00146 AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE FROM GAMING ACTIVITIES, GRANTS IN LIEU OF TAXES FOR TRIBAL LANDS AND SALE OF ALCOHOL BY CASINO PERMITTEES. 
SB00203 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIRS. 
SB00220 AN ACT CONCERNING INCARCERATED PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS. 
SB00224 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT OF CERTAIN DEPICTIONS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND HISTORICAL STATUTES WITHIN LEGISLATIVE BUILDINGS. 
SB00241 AN ACT CONCERNING OVERSIGHT AND TRANSPARENCY AT THE CONNECTICUT PORT AUTHORITY. 
SB00249 AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES IN THE SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM. 
SB00254 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION OF STUDENTS WHO WITHDRAW FROM SCHOOL WITHOUT GRADUATING. 
SB00314 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIRS. 
SB00364 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL INJURIES. 
SB00365 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE FOR MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL INJURIES THAT DO NOT ARISE OUT OF PHYSICAL INJURIES OR OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES. 
SB00391 AN ACT ESTABLISHING REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCIES. 
SB00411 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY THE MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES FOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION PURPOSES. 
SB00452 AN ACT REMOVING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SOLAR PROJECTS AND RECLASSIFYING THE TAX CALCULATION OF SOLAR PROJECTS ON ONE PARCEL OF LAND. 
SB00518 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE OFFERING OF SLEEPING ACCOMMODATIONS AT HOTELS, MOTELS OR SIMILAR LODGINGS AT AN HOURLY RATE AND REQUIRING THAT USERS OF SUCH PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION PROVIDE THE OPERATOR WITH POSITIVE PROOF OF IDENTIFICATION. 
SB00575 AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE REGULATION OF PROFESSIONAL BONDSMEN, BAIL ENFORCEMENT AGENTS AND SURETY BAIL BOND AGENTS. 
SB00608 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFETY OF CHILDREN WHEN BUYING ICE CREAM FROM A FROZEN DESSERT TRUCK. 
SB00633 AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN SOLAR POWER FACILITIES AND NET METERING CREDITS FOR MUNICIPALITIES WHERE SUCH FACILITIES ARE LOCATED. 
SB00658 AN ACT REQUIRING EMPLOYERS TO RECALL CERTAIN LAID-OFF WORKERS IN ORDER OF SENIORITY. 
SB00666 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR CORRECTIONAL STAFF, EMERGENCY MEDICAL STAFF AND DISPATCHERS. 
SB00688 AN ACT REQUIRING THE INSTALLATION OF CAMERA VIDEO SYSTEMS INSIDE SCHOOL BUSES AND STUDENT TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES USED TO TRANSPORT CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. 
SB00704 AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERT PROGRAM. 
SB00705 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF PANDEMIC AND PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS. 
SB00707 AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF RHAM HIGH SCHOOL AS A REGIONAL SHELTER. 
SB00711 AN ACT CONCERNING COVID-19 RELIEF FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND REQUIRING FEDERAL REGULATORY ANALYSIS FOR PROPOSED STATE REGULATIONS. 
SB00713 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE DYSLEXIA INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING TASK FORCE CONCERNING EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAMS. 
SB00722 AN ACT CONCERNING TEXT MESSAGE NOTICE OF IMPENDING UTILITY SERVICE SHUT OFF. 
SB00726 AN ACT INCENTIVIZING GROCERY STORES TO PURCHASE ELECTRIC GENERATORS. 
SB00727 AN ACT CREATING A PERMANENT VIRTUAL NET METERING PROGRAM. 
SB00746 AN ACT INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF THE CREDIT ALLOWED AGAINST THE AFFECTED BUSINESS ENTITY TAX AND REQUIRING THE PAYMENT OF REFUNDS TO AFFECTED BUSINESS ENTITIES. 
SB00747 AN ACT EXEMPTING FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS TO THE STATE. 
SB00748 AN ACT EXEMPTING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES FOR THE DURATION OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. 
SB00753 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COUNTING OF INCARCERATED PERSONS FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS. 
SB00759 AN ACT CONCERNING GENDER NEUTRALITY IN THE STATE CONSTITUTION. 
SB00760 AN ACT PROHIBITING PUBLICATION OF AN IMAGE OR A VIDEO OF A FATAL ACCIDENT UNTIL A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED. 
SB00761 AN ACT PERMITTING THE USE OF CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS TO OFFSET A PARTICIPATING CANDIDATE'S CHILD CARE COSTS. 
SB00770 AN ACT CONCERNING REQUIRED HEALTH INSURANCE AND MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR AUDIOLOGY, OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY. 
SB00788 AN ACT CONCERNING VETERANS' BENEFITS FOR VETERANS DISCHARGED OTHER THAN HONORABLY. 
SB00791 AN ACT CONCERNING PRICE GOUGING IN THE EVENT OF A PUBLICLY DECLARED EMERGENCY. 
SB00807 AN ACT MANDATING A MINIMUM NUMBER OF SUPPORT STAFF AT THE LABOR DEPARTMENT AND ESTABLISHING A CONSISTENT CONSUMER CONTACT CENTER TELEPHONE NUMBER. 
SB00821 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REFORMATION OF CERTAIN TAXES AND TAX EQUITY. 
SB00842 AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE AND HEALTH CARE IN CONNECTICUT. 
SB00873 AN ACT MITIGATING ADVERSE TAX CONSEQUENCES RESULTING FROM EMPLOYEES WORKING REMOTELY DURING COVID-19, AND CONCERNING THE REMOVAL OF LIENS ON THE PROPERTY OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES AND A THREE-TIERED GRANTS IN LIEU OF TAXES PROGRAM. 
SB00956 AN ACT PROVIDING MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS REGARDLESS OF IMMIGRATION STATUS. 
SB00972 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 
SB01019 AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES, ERASURE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS FOR CERTAIN MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY OFFENSES, PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON ERASED CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION AND CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO MISDEMEANOR SENTENCES. 
SB01059 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CORRECTION ACCOUNTABILITY COMMISSION, THE OFFICE OF THE CORRECTION OMBUDS, THE USE OF ISOLATED CONFINEMENT, SECLUSION AND RESTRAINTS, SOCIAL CONTACTS FOR INCARCERATED PERSONS AND TRAINING AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR CORRECTION OFFICERS. 
SB01090 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO STUDY A HUSKY FOR ALL SINGLE PAYER, UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM.