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Recent Publications

COVID-19 Executive Orders Extended Through September 2021
2021-R-0141

This report describes the COVID-19 executive orders (EOs) that the governor extended through September 30, 2021.

Acts Affecting Energy and Utilities
2021-R-0136

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting energy and utilities enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Acts Affecting Taxes
2021-R-0130

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting taxes enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Acts Affecting People With Disabilities
2021-R-0125

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting people with disabilities enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Acts Affecting Transportation
2021-R-0119

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting transportation enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Acts Affecting Banking
2021-R-0112

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting banking enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Acts Affecting Seniors
2021-R-0109

This report provides summaries of new laws significantly affecting seniors enacted during the 2021 regular session and June 2021 special session.

Voter Identification Requirements in Connecticut
2021-R-0071

This report summarizes identification requirements in Connecticut for registering to vote and for voting in person.

Flat Glass Licenses
2021-R-0068

This report provides information on flat glass installers in Connecticut and whether other states license them.

Zebra Mussels in New England
2021-R-0057

This report summarizes laws and regulations in New England that restrict the movement or possession of zebra mussels.

Education Mandates Enacted in 2019
2021-R-0051

This report summarizes the local education mandates the legislature enacted during the 2019 session.

Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts and the COVID-19 Pandemic
2021-R-0054

This report explains federal rules that apply to health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, including the "use it or lose it" rule, and summarizes any relief from the rules available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Felony Convictions and Employment
2021-R-0049

This report describes the consequences of a felony conviction on employment.

Impact of COVID-19 on the State's Leisure and Hospitality Industry
2021-R-0046

This report describes the impact of COVID-19 on the state's leisure and hospitality industry, including the effects on employment and tax collections.

Special Services Districts (SSDs) in Connecticut's Downtowns
2021-R-0040

This report provides a directory of special services districts (SSDs) in Connecticut's business districts.

Statute of Limitations to Prosecute a Mandated Reporter’s Failure to Report Child Abuse or Neglect
2021-R-0037

This report summarizes the statute of limitations for prosecuting a mandated reporter who fails to report child abuse or neglect and the penalty associated with the offense in the different states.