Bills Introduced in Session Year 2017

Senator Heather Somers of the 18th

 
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Legislative Office Building
Room 3400
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
Phone
 860-240-8800

Bills Introduced in Session Year 2017

Senator Heather Somers of the 18th

Address
Legislative Office Building
Room 3400
Hartford, CT 06106-1591
Phone
 860-240-8800

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HB05499 AN ACT AUTHORIZING SUNDAY HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS. 
HB05741 AN ACT CONCERNING SOBER LIVING HOMES. 
HB05813 AN ACT STUDYING THE FIREARM TRAINING NEEDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION. 
HB05828 AN ACT LIMITING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RESCISSION AUTHORITY. 
HB06012 AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE. 
HB06329 AN ACT CONCERNING HYDRAULIC FRACTURING WASTE IN CONNECTICUT. 
HB06695 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF YOUTH FROM CONVERSION THERAPY. 
HB07052 AN ACT PREVENTING PRESCRIPTION OPIOID DIVERSION AND ABUSE. 
HJ00054 RESOLUTION EXPRESSING OPPOSITION TO THE FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN TO CONSTRUCT A BYPASS THROUGH SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT. 
SB00004 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITY COOPERATIVES AND ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC CONSUMER ADVOCATE. 
SB00024 AN ACT REDUCING THE TIME FRAME FOR URGENT CARE ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEW REQUESTS. 
SB00041 AN ACT CONCERNING PHLEBOTOMISTS. 
SB00078 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES CREATING JOINT PURCHASING AGENCIES. 
SB00079 AN ACT REPEALING SECTIONS REGARDING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ENERGY COOPERATIVES. 
SB00082 AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX. 
SB00083 AN ACT REPEALING THE BUSINESS ENTITY TAX. 
SB00085 AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRAINING OF INDIVIDUALS STAFFING RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 
SB00131 AN ACT REPEALING THE TAX ON AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS. 
SB00136 AN ACT CONCERNING VEHICLE NUMBER PLATES FOR CERTAIN VETERANS. 
SB00154 AN ACT CONCERNING PORTIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET APPROPRIATING AID TO MUNICIPALITIES. 
SB00157 AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDING FOR THE THAMES RIVER WATER TAXI. 
SB00159 AN ACT EXCLUDING OVERTIME PAYMENTS, LONGEVITY PAY AND REIMBURSEMENT FOR MILEAGE FROM THE CALCULATION OF RETIREMENT INCOME OF STATE EMPLOYEES. 
SB00160 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTIONAL STATE SPENDING CAP. 
SB00185 AN ACT EXEMPTING CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR COSTING LESS THAN SEVENTY-FIVE DOLLARS FROM THE SALES AND USE TAXES. 
SB00186 AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX. 
SB00194 AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY RESPONSE TO PERMIT APPLICATIONS. 
SB00208 AN ACT REPEALING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM. 
SB00224 AN ACT CONCERNING MORE TIMELY ENROLLMENT OF MEDICAID PROVIDERS. 
SB00246 AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE WAITING LIST FOR RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. 
SB00263 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL APPROVAL OF CHANGES TO RAIL SERVICE. 
SB00287 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TESTING OF SHELLFISH AT ALTERNATIVE LAB FACILITIES. 
SB00288 AN ACT STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE, FEDERAL AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO FUND A NEW DOCK FACILITY AT THE NAUTILUS MUSEUM IN GROTON. 
SB00295 AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL LIABILITY IN THE CASE OF A DRUG OVERDOSE. 
SB00331 AN ACT REQUIRING PERSONS WHO TEST POSITIVE FOR AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST TO ENTER A DRUG REHABILITATION PROGRAM. 
SB00332 AN ACT CONCERNING CONFINEMENT OF DRUG OVERDOSE VICTIMS IN A HOSPITAL FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES. 
SB00333 AN ACT CONCERNING ADDICTION-RELATED PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES. 
SB00334 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A PROGRAM FOR THE RETURN OF UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. 
SB00339 AN ACT ELIMINATING THE TAX ON A HOSPITAL'S NET PATIENT REVENUE. 
SB00341 AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID COST SAVINGS FOR STUDENTS. 
SB00353 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN APPRENTICE, JOURNEYMEN AND CONTRACTOR WORKING GROUP. 
SB00354 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR SPIRIT PERMIT. 
SB00377 AN ACT AMENDING THE CHARTER OF THE ODD FELLOWS HOME OF CONNECTICUT. 
SB00413 AN ACT MAKING MUNICIPAL UTILITY COMPANIES' BOOKS AND FINANCIALS SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND RATE DESIGN STUDIES. 
SB00423 AN ACT CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND TO THE TOWN OF GROTON. 
SB00425 AN ACT CONCERNING JOINT CAMPAIGNING FOR CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR. 
SB00441 AN ACT REGULATING SOBER HOMES. 
SB00444 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE HEALTH CARE CABINET TO RECOMMEND METHODS TO STUDY AND REPORT ON TOTAL STATE-WIDE HEALTH CARE SPENDING. 
SB00463 AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE REPAIR OF THE STILLMAN AVENUE BOOM BRIDGE AND REPLACEMENT OF THE WHITEFORD BROOK BRIDGE. 
SB00464 AN ACT REQUIRING APPROVAL OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS. 
SB00467 AN ACT CONCERNING THE REPEAL OF THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT. 
SB00468 AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPENSES. 
SB00470 AN ACT CONCERNING NATURAL GAS PRODUCER REQUIREMENTS AND NATURAL GAS LEAK REPAIRS. 
SB00485 AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION REGARDING DEPLETION ALLOWANCES FOR WINE OR SPIRITS, REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CRAFT BEER AND FARMERS' MARKET WINE SALES PERMITS. 
SB00510 AN ACT CONCERNING PROJECT OCEANOLOGY AT AVERY POINT. 
SB00533 AN ACT REQUIRING STATE GROUP HOMES TO COMPLY WITH MUNICIPAL PLANNING AND ZONING REQUIREMENTS. 
SB00543 AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF INPATIENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES. 
SB00548 AN ACT CONCERNING HAIRDRESSERS AND COSMETICIANS. 
SB00562 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEDUCTION AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR FEDERAL PENSIONS AND VETERANS' PENSIONS. 
SB00565 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS FROM CLASS I RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE A WASTE STREAM MANAGEMENT BENEFIT. 
SB00573 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE INCREASE OF TUITION AT A FOUR-YEAR PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION. 
SB00616 AN ACT EXEMPTING SALES FINANCE COMPANIES FROM RECORD RETENTION REQUIREMENTS FOR RETAIL INSTALLMENT CONTRACTS AND APPLICATIONS COVERING THE RETAIL SALE OF AGRICULTURAL VEHICLES. 
SB00618 AN ACT CREATING A ONE-STOP PERMITTING PROCESS FOR BUSINESS PERMITS. 
SB00632 AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A FOOTBRIDGE CONNECTING PAWCATUCK TO WESTERLY, RHODE ISLAND. 
SB00633 AN ACT INCREASING THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT UNDER THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR A PRIMARY RESIDENCE OR MOTOR VEHICLE. 
SB00650 AN ACT REQUIRING MUNICIPAL APPROVAL OF PURCHASES OF DEVELOPABLE LAND FOR OPEN SPACE BY THE STATE. 
SB00704 AN ACT PERMITTING A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO REDUCE ITS SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION SERVICES WHEN A PARENT OR STUDENT DRIVES TO SCHOOL. 
SB00723 AN ACT CONCERNING APPRENTICESHIP COSTS. 
SB00724 AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION. 
SB00755 AN ACT CONCERNING THE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OVERSIGHT. 
SB00762 AN ACT CLARIFYING THE ROLE OF THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN IN THE MANDATED REPORTING OF ABUSE OF ELDERLY PERSONS AND DELETING OBSOLETE STATUTORY PROVISIONS. 
SB00766 AN ACT EXTENDING CERTAIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES REPORTING DEADLINES. 
SB00804 AN ACT CONCERNING A SOCIAL WORK IN-HOME SUPPORT PROGRAM. 
SB00811 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PATIENT BILL OF RIGHTS FOR LONG-TERM CARE RESIDENTS. 
SB00816 AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE TO CERTAIN FUNDS TRANSFERS UNDER THE ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER ACT. 
SB00817 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF JOANNE AVOLETTA, PETER AVOLETTA AND MATTHEW AVOLETTA. 
SB00820 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS IN THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM. 
SB00821 AN ACT CONCERNING ROOFING, WINDOW AND SIDING CONSUMER WARRANTIES AND POST-SALE WARRANTY WORK REIMBURSEMENT FOR POWER EQUIPMENT DEALERS. 
SB00833 AN ACT CONCERNING BEE INSPECTIONS. 
SB00834 AN ACT CONCERNING THE FOREST PRACTICES ADVISORY BOARD AND GRACE PERIODS FOR THE RENEWAL OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS ISSUED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION. 
SB00839 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO ITS STATUTES AND REFERENCES TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. 
SB00867 AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR HOME HEALTH CARE REGISTRIES. 
SB00887 AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE OF SARAH DEMARIA AND PAUL DEMARIA. 
SB00894 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE STATE OVERSIGHT COUNCIL ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. 
SB00899 AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS FOR PURCHASED GAS ADJUSTMENTS, ENERGY ADJUSTMENT CHARGES OR CREDITS AND TRANSMISSION RATES. 
SB00900 AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO ELECTRIC SUPPLIER COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS REGARDING ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS, RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS AND ADVERTISING AND CONTRACT PROVISIONS, THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY'S REPORTING OF ELECTRIC RATES AND HYDROELECTRIC GENERATION AT CERTAIN DAMS. 
SB00906 AN ACT CONCERNING LEAD GENERATORS OF RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS. 
SB00911 AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS. 
SB00916 AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO STATUTES CONCERNING VETERANS. 
SB00922 AN ACT CONCERNING TEMPORARY HEALTH CARE STRUCTURES. 
SB00923 AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSSESSIONS OF DECEASED TENANTS. 
SB00928 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF DEVELOPING, EXPANDING AND IMPROVING THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY WORKFORCE IN THIS STATE. 
SB00930 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECEIPT OF ANNUAL REPORTS ON ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. 
SB00936 AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO THE ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY STATUTES. 
SB00937 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING LEAD PREVENTION INITIATIVES AND ASBESTOS TRAINING. 
SB00944 AN ACT CLARIFYING THE CONTINUATION OF NONCONFORMING USES, BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES. 
SB00946 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL AND OTHER CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE AND RELATED STATUTES. 
SB00950 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STREAMLINING OF THE HIRING PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING TEACHERS IN THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SYSTEM. 
SB00953 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATORS. 
SB00954 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR UNIVERSAL PRESCHOOL. 
SB00961 AN ACT CONCERNING STATE HISTORICAL MUSEUMS AND THE RELOCATION OF BUSINESSES RECEIVING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE STATE. 
SB00962 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF EVALUATIVE METRICS FOR BIOSCIENCE INVESTMENTS IN THE STATE. 
SB00963 AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES RELATING TO MANUFACTURING. 
SB00968 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HEALTH DATA COLLABORATIVE WORKING GROUP. 
SB00980 AN ACT CONCERNING INTIMIDATING A WITNESS. 
SB00983 AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT INVOLVING NOTICE OF MEETINGS. 
SB00993 AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSFERS OF AN INTEREST IN REAL PROPERTY MADE BY A TRUST OR TRUSTEE. 
SB00999 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE HARNESSING OF COW POWER IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT. 
SB01003 AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 
SB01020 AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF A DEFAMATION JUDGMENT ENTERED BY A COURT OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES. 
SB01030 AN ACT CONCERNING STATUTORY REFERENCES TO THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE. 
SB01045 AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES. 
SB01048 AN ACT REDUCING THE RATE OF SALES AND USE TAXES ON VESSELS.