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HB 5005 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT ADJUSTING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021.
02/14/2020 - Public Hearing 02/21
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HB 5006 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT MAKING DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2020.
03/09/2020 - Public Hearing 03/19
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HB 5012 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OPTIMIZATION OF STATE AGENCY OPERATIONS AND SERVICES.
02/06/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HB 5019 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR FUTURES FOLLOWING ERASURE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS.
03/05/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HB 5020 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING PUBLIC HEALTH.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

HB 5053 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF ECONOMIC DAMAGES IN A PERSONAL INJURY OR WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION FOR COLLATERAL SOURCE PAYMENTS MADE ON BEHALF OF A CLAIMANT.
02/13/2020 - Public Hearing 02/21
To permit a post-verdict collateral source reduction in damages in certain personal injury or wrongful death matters involving a right of subrogation.

HB 5095 - Aging Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY A CONSERVED PERSON'S RIGHT TO INTERACT WITH OTHERS.
02/14/2020 - Public Hearing 02/18
To ensure that a conserved person has the right to timely visits with loved ones.

HB 5122 - Housing Committee
AN ACT CONSIDERING CONSIDERATION OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS OF A PROSPECTIVE TENANT.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To prohibit housing providers from considering a prospective tenant's criminal conviction after certain time periods.

HB 5129 - Housing Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING A TRANSITION PROGRAM FOR INCARCERATED PERSONS BEING RELEASED FROM PRISON.
02/14/2020 - Public Hearing 02/18
To require the Departments of Correction and Housing to establish a transition program to ensure that incarcerated persons obtain housing prior to their release from prison.

HB 5168 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT AUTHORIZING SPORTS WAGERING IN THE STATE.
02/25/2020 - Public Hearing 03/03
To authorize sports wagering in the state.

HB 5176 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE COVERAGE.
02/21/2020 - Public Hearing 02/25
To (1) require insurers that issue private passenger nonfleet automobile insurance policies in this state to provide coverage for original equipment manufacturer replacement parts in certain circumstances, (2) limit the circumstances in which an insurer may declare a damaged motor vehicle to be a constructive total loss, and (3) expand the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act to incorporate additional conduct by insurers that issue automobile insurance policies in this state.

HB 5177 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To make various revisions to statutes governing Judicial Branch processes and procedures.

HB 5178 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CONNECTICUT PARENTAGE ACT.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To adopt and implement the Connecticut Parentage Act.

HB 5190 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION ON GAMING.
02/25/2020 - Public Hearing 03/03
To establish a Commission on Gaming and transfer oversight of gambling in this state from the Department of Consumer Protection to the commission.

HB 5192 - Transportation Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
02/24/2020 - Public Hearing 02/28
To implement the recommendations of the Department of Motor Vehicles.

HB 5218 - Education Committee
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To implement the recommendations of the Office of Early Childhood.

HB 5232 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING A MINIMUM BASE RATE FOR METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT.
02/21/2020 - Public Hearing 02/25
To eliminate requirements that payment rates be tied to performance measures.

HB 5233 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENTS TO PROVIDERS OF SOCIAL SERVICES.
03/06/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To ensure adequate payment to providers of social services to ensure access to quality care and integrate peer support services for behavioral health into the Medicaid program.

HB 5250 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT PROHIBITING REQUIREMENTS FOR PRESCRIBING CLINICALLY INAPPROPRIATE QUANTITIES OF OUTPATIENT PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable Substitute
To prohibit health insurance policies providing coverage for outpatient prescription drugs, and mental health care benefits provided under state law, with state funds or to state employees, from requiring a prescribing health care provider to prescribe an outpatient psychotropic drug in a quantity that such provider deems clinically inappropriate.

HB 5255 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING LIVING ORGAN DONOR INSURANCE DISCRIMINATION.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To (1) prohibit certain insurers from discriminating against any individual solely because such individual is a living organ donor, and (2) provide that such discrimination constitutes a violation of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act.

HB 5266 - Veterans' Affairs Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GREEN ALERT SYSTEM FOR MISSING VETERANS.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To establish a Green Alert system for missing veterans.

HB 5285 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING FOR PARAMEDICS.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To eliminate the requirement that applicants for a license as a paramedic complete mental health first aid training.

HB 5290 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING INTERSEX PERSONS.
03/04/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To address the needs of the intersex community who have suffered from discrimination and inaccurate documentation of their sex by providing relief from such issues.

HB 5305 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To amend or repeal statutes concerning the Department of Aging and Disability Services.

HB 5310 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT ELIMINATING STATE RECOVERY OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE EXCEPT AS REQUIRED UNDER FEDERAL LAW.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To eliminate recovery of public assistance payments from beneficiaries except as required under federal law.

HB 5318 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF TECHNOLOGY THAT POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL MAY USE WHEN RESPONDING TO OPIOID OVERDOSES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To require a study of technology that police officers, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel may use when responding to opioid overdoses.

HB 5333 - Committee on Children
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEY.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To require (1) the Department of Public Health to administer the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey, (2) high schools to participate in the survey, if selected, and (3) the Child Advocate to develop questions assessing the risk to youths of being victims of sexual assault or misconduct by an adult.

HB 5360 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF TRAVEL INSURANCE AND ASSOCIATED ENTITIES, PRODUCTS AND PROFESSIONALS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To provide for the regulation and taxation of travel insurance, and associated entities, products and professionals, in this state.

HB 5362 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To (1) prohibit property and casualty insurers from discriminating against an individual solely because the individual is a victim of domestic violence, and (2) provide that such discrimination constitutes a violation of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act.

HB 5366 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To: (1) Cap aggregate monthly cost-sharing for prescription drugs covered under certain individual and group health insurance policies; (2) cap the cost of generic drugs in this state; (3) require the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to submit a request to the federal Secretary of Health and Human Services to implement a Canadian prescription drug reimportation program in this state and, if the secretary approves such request, implement such program in this state; (4) require pharmaceutical manufacturers to send notice to the Insurance Commissioner regarding ""pay-for-delay"" agreements, and require health carriers and pharmacy benefits managers to reduce the cost of brand name prescription drugs that are the subject of such agreements; (5) establish a Critical Drug Shortage Review Board; ...

HB 5388 - Labor and Public Employees Committee
AN ACT CREATING A RESPECTFUL AND OPEN WORLD FOR NATURAL HAIR.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable Substitute
To prohibit discrimination on the basis of ethnic hairstyles historically associated with race, by adopting what is commonly referred to as the CROWN Act.

HB 5400 - Veterans' Affairs Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING VETERAN-OWNED MICRO BUSINESSES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/03
To provide veteran-owned micro businesses with economic opportunities.

HB 5409 - Government Administration and Elections Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE NONDISCLOSURE OF RESIDENTIAL ADDRESSES OF ATTORNEY GENERAL EMPLOYEES.
03/02/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To prohibit the disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act of the residential address of employees of the office of the Attorney General.

HB 5411 - Government Administration and Elections Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE PROPERTIES REVIEW BOARD.
03/02/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To expand the purview of the State Properties Review Board to include licensing agreements, the purchasing of agricultural development rights and contracts entered into by other state agencies and quasi-public agencies and to move the board to within the Legislative Department.

HB 5417 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.
03/04/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To implement the Department of Public Health's recommendations regarding various revisions to the public health statutes.

HB 5420 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING AID IN DYING FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients.

HB 5434 - Education Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TREASURER'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INCLUSION OF FINANCIAL LITERACY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
03/05/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To (1) include instruction of personal financial management in the public school curriculum and as part of the high school graduation requirements; (2) require the development of a course in personal financial management and a model curriculum for grades kindergarten to eight that includes personal financial management; and (3) establish a personal financial management pilot program.

HB 5439 - Education Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES.
03/05/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To make various revisions and additions to the education statutes.

HB 5440 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICE ANIMALS.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/17
To align state law with federal law concerning service animals and raise public awareness as to the rights and responsibilities of persons with service animals, emotional support animals and therapy animals.

HB 5447 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING REVISIONS TO THE HUMAN SERVICES STATUTES.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/17
To make technical and clarifying changes to statutes concerning human services.

HB 5448 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING A RISK PROTECTION ORDER OR WARRANT.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To establish a risk protection order and to expand upon the list of persons who may be complainants for purposes of issuance of a risk warrant; to require the Judicial Branch to develop and make available a form and explanatory materials (1) to persons applying for a risk protection order; (2) to disqualify persons subject to a standing risk protection order from possessing firearms or ammunition; and (3) to penalize any such possession.

HB 5449 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT REQUIRING EXPANSION OF THE CRISIS INITIATIVE PILOT PROGRAM THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
03/06/2020 - Public Hearing 03/10
To require the Division of State Police to expand the CRISIS Initiative Pilot Program to all areas of the state.

HB 5453 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SANDY HOOK WORKERS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND FUND.
03/06/2020 - Public Hearing 03/10
To (1) eliminate time restrictions on requests for assistance from the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance program, (2) seek to recover funds from a charitable trust or entity currently operating the program, (3) require additional reports to the General Assembly on the fund's operation, and (4) provide a mechanism for future transfers of the fund to a charitable trust or entity.

HB 5455 - Environment Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISION OF CERTAIN HUNTING AND FISHING RELATED STATUTES.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To revise certain fishing and hunting related statutes concerning motor vehicle deer strikes, bow and arrow hunting, the use of night vision devices and veteran fishing events.

HB 5471 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVISOR'S TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To make various technical changes concerning grammar, clarity and accuracy of internal references and consistency in the general statutes.

HB 5472 - Planning and Development Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To require assessors and boards of assessors to post certain property tax exemption statement forms on such assessors' and boards' Internet web sites, clarify that payments made by federal, state or local governments for the treatment, support or care of certain individuals shall not constitute housing subsidies for the purposes of determining what is a charitable purpose, require boards of assessors to consider whether certain property claimed to be exempt is owned or held in trust by federal tax-exempt charitable organizations, and clarify that subsidiary and affiliate entities of the Connecticut Institute for the Blind are tax exempt.

HB 5481 - Appropriations Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF FUNDS IN THE DRUG ASSETS FORFEITURE REVOLVING ACCOUNT.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To make certain funds in the drug assets forfeiture revolving account available for the provision of inpatient drug treatment services.

HB 5484 - Appropriations Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PERFORMANCE-INFORMED BUDGET REVIEW.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To update the performance-informed budget review process of state agencies.

HB 5486 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY AND PLANNING DIVISION AND THE PUBLICATION OF REPORTS AND PRESENTATIONS BY THE OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To maximize the contributions of the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division to criminal justice policy, research and grant administration, and to repeal or amend outdated or obsolete statutes that no longer accurately reflect priorities of criminal justice stakeholders.

HB 5488 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS' SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To make various revisions to the general statutes concerning physician assistants' scope of practice.

HB 5502 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AGAINST MINORS.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To (1) increase the membership in the Trafficking in Persons Council, (2) allow certain testimony in the case of a delinquency proceeding to be compelled, (3) establish an affirmative defense for trafficking in persons in the case of a victim of trafficking, (4) redefine ""sex trafficking"", (5) change the required frequency of a refresher course in human trafficking awareness for certain professions, (6) extend vacatur relief to a person who committed certain crimes if a conviction is based on participation in the crime by the convicted person due to such person being a victim of trafficking, (7) to prohibit hourly rates at lodgings and require lodgings to establish a customer's identification before offering accommodation to such person, and (8) authorize extended periods of probation ...

HB 5508 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING REPEAT JUVENILE OFFENDERS AND CONCERNING EARNED RISK REDUCTION CREDITS.
03/11/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
To require automatic transfer to the regular criminal docket of a juvenile when the juvenile has at least four prior adjudications or convictions for a felony offense, to prohibit persons convicted of family violence crimes from earning risk reduction credits and to require inmates to adhere to their offender accountability plans and actively participate in eligible programming in order to earn risk reduction credits.

HB 5518 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES, AND CONCERNING MUNICIPAL REPORTS ON CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, VALIDATION OF A REFERENDUM AND HIGHWAY PROJECTS.
08/12/2020 - Transmitted to the Secretary of State

HB 6001 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING TELEHEALTH.
08/12/2020 - Transmitted to the Secretary of State

HB 6003 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING DIABETES AND HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS.
08/12/2020 - Transmitted to the Secretary of State

HB 6004 - Speaker Joe Aresimowicz (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY.
08/12/2020 - Transmitted to the Secretary of State

SB 12 - Sen. Martin Looney (D-CT)
AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.
02/06/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

SB 141 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT DESIGNATING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES A SINGLE HEALTH CARE ENTITY.
03/05/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To allow the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to use one electronic health record system that all clinical staff can use for documentation across all Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services clinics and hospitals.

SB 144 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING PRACTICES OF LIMITED SERVICES PREGNANCY CENTERS.
03/04/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To prohibit deceptive advertising practices by limited services pregnancy centers.

SB 146 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.
03/05/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To make minor and technical revisions to the public health statutes.

SB 147 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING WHITING FORENSIC HOSPITAL.
02/19/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health
To allow patients in the maximum security building at Whiting Forensic Hospital to be present during routine searches of personal belongings and to add two members to the hospital's advisory board.

SB 158 - Committee on Children
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALBERT J. SOLNIT CHILDREN'S CENTER.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To require the Albert J. Solnit Children's Center - South Campus to obtain licensure from the Department of Public Health.

SB 16 - Sen. Martin Looney (D-CT)
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADULT USE OF CANNABIS.
02/26/2020 - Public Hearing 03/02
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

SB 162 - Aging Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING SENIOR CENTERS.
03/06/2020 - Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/11/20 5:00 PM
To (1) include senior center staff members among persons municipalities can name as municipal agents for the elderly, (2) authorize the establishment of multipurpose senior centers, (3) authorize additional resources for senior centers, and (4) establish a working group to study the needs of senior centers.

SB 178 - Energy and Technology Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS.
02/21/2020 - Public Hearing 02/27
To establish and update state appliance and equipment energy and water efficiency standards.

SB 185 - Housing Committee
AN ACT EXCLUDING CERTAIN FACILITIES FROM THE DEFINITION OF COMMUNITY RESIDENCES FOR ZONING PURPOSES.
02/21/2020 - Public Hearing 02/27
To define community residence to exclude commercial medical facilities or facilities requiring a certificate of need.

SB 19 - Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To (1) establish a Council on Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey to create a sexual misconduct climate survey for use by institutions of higher education in the state, and (2) protect students who report being a victim or witness of sexual assault, stalking or violence from disciplinary action by the institution of higher education.

SB 193 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING METHADONE MAINTENANCE.
02/21/2020 - Public Hearing 02/25
To set a new time table for development of performance measures for methadone maintenance providers.

SB 194 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING OBSOLETE REFERENCES RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE GENERAL STATUTES.
03/06/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To revise certain provisions in the general statutes containing obsolete references to the Department of Social Services.

SB 208 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING GENETIC TESTING.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To: (1) Restrict the manner in which certain insurers may use, and obtain the results of, genetic testing; and (2) provide that certain uses of genetic testing shall constitute a violation of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act.

SB 21 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT AUTHORIZING SPORTS WAGERING, INTERNET GAMING, A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN BRIDGEPORT, ENTERTAINMENT ZONE FACILITIES, INTERNET LOTTERY AND INTERNET KENO.
02/25/2020 - Public Hearing 03/03
To create jobs in the gaming industry and increase revenue to the state.

SB 212 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT AUTHORIZING A CASINO GAMING FACILITY IN BRIDGEPORT, SPORTS WAGERING, ENTERTAINMENT ZONES, ONLINE GAMING, ONLINE LOTTERY TICKET SALES AND ONLINE KENO.
02/20/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security
To authorize a casino gaming facility in Bridgeport, sports wagering, entertainment zones, online gaming, online lottery ticket sales and online keno.

SB 231 - Labor and Public Employees Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS SUFFERED BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION EMPLOYEES AND DISPATCHERS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable Substitute
To extend workers' compensation benefits for certain mental or emotional impairments to emergency medical services personnel, Department of Correction employees and dispatchers.

SB 246 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES STATUTES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To (1) make information in the Department of Developmental Services' abuse and neglect registry available to the Department of Administrative Services, (2) allow the Commissioner of Developmental Services or a Department of Developmental Services regional or training school director to consent to emergency medical treatment for an individual under the custody or control of the department, (3) restrict legal representatives of persons with intellectual disabilities from accessing abuse and neglect reports when the legal representative is the alleged perpetrator of such abuse or neglect or is residing with the alleged perpetrator, and (4) encourage licensed residential facilities to adopt standards that promote energy efficiency and incorporate environmentally friendly building materials.

SB 247 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/06
To permit additional organizations to certify instructors that provide mental health first aid training to emergency medical services personnel and require mental health first aid training for recertification of emergency medical services personnel.

SB 249 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To make various changes concerning Probate Court processes and procedures.

SB 261 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT DESIGNATING SPECIAL POLICE OFFICERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES AS PEACE OFFICERS.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To redefine ""peace officer"" to include a special police officer in the Department of Revenue Services and to make conforming changes.

SB 267 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DEPARTMENT OF CIVILIAN JUSTICE.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To establish a Department of Civilian Justice to receive and investigate complaints from a police officer alleging misconduct by another police officer in the performance of the officer's duties.

SB 273 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO CONSIDER DUAL DELIVERY OF STATE-ADMINISTERED HUMAN SERVICES BY COMMUNITY NONPROFIT AGENCIES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To explore more efficient and effective delivery of state-administered human services via provision of more services by community nonprofit agencies.

SB 275 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT REQUIRING FAMILY NOTIFICATIONS IN STATE ESTATE RECOVERIES.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/05
To require the state to make efforts to notify immediate family members before taking over the administration of a decedent's estate for payment of state assistance or care provided to the decedent.

SB 3 - Commerce Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING 21ST CENTURY JOBS.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/17
To make various changes to the Office of Workforce Competitiveness, establish the Governor's Workforce Council and establish various incentives for job creation, workforce training and economic development.

SB 303 - Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE REGARDING THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF MENTAL ILLNESS AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
02/28/2020 - Public Hearing 03/03
To implement the recommendations of the task force regarding the prevention and treatment of mental illness at institutions of higher education.

SB 315 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING NONDISCLOSURE OF THE RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS OF AN INVESTIGATOR EMPLOYED BY THE DIVISION OF PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES.
02/27/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
To prohibit a public agency from disclosing the residential address of an investigator who is employed by the Division of Public Defender Services.

SB 321 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE BURDEN OF PROOF DURING ADVERSE DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEWS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To require that health carriers bear the burden of proving that certain health care services under adverse determination or utilization review are not medically necessary.

SB 335 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ROLE OF CLINICAL PEERS IN ADVERSE DETERMINATION AND UTILIZATION REVIEWS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To: (1) Redefine ""clinical peer"" for the purposes of adverse determination and utilization reviews; and (2) require health carriers to provide certain clinical peers with the authority to reverse initial adverse determinations.

SB 337 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS, QUALIFIED HEALTH PLANS AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To: (1) Require certain high deductible health plans to apply annual deductibles on a calendar year basis; (2) require certain health care providers to promptly refund excess cost-sharing payments for covered benefits; (3) require certain qualified health plans offered through the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange to cover certain benefits, have a minimum actuarial value of at least seventy per cent and offer a broad provider network; (4) prohibit life insurers from discriminating against persons on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity; and (5) make changes to various provisions of the general statutes concerning high deductible health plans to more closely conform to provisions of the Internal Revenue Code concerning health savings accounts and medical savings accounts.

SB 341 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PARTICIPATION BY COVERED PERSONS, AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES AND HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS IN UTILIZATION REVIEWS.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To: (1) Require health care professionals to notify covered persons and their authorized representatives of their right to submit additional information for consideration as part of a utilization review; and (2) provide covered persons, authorized representatives and health care professionals with a right to submit such additional information.

SB 343 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING FINANCIAL PLANNERS AND THE CONNECTICUT UNFAIR INSURANCE PRACTICES ACT.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To: (1) Require each financial planner doing business in this state to disclose to a consumer in this state, upon request, whether or not such financial planner has a fiduciary duty to such consumer for each recommendation that such financial planner makes to such consumer regarding insurance; and (2) provide that any failure to make such disclosure constitutes a violation of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act.

SB 347 - Insurance and Real Estate Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.
03/10/2020 - Joint Favorable
To establish state medical loss ratios for individual health insurance policies and group health insurance policies for small employers that will become effective if the federal medical loss ratios for such policies are repealed or rendered ineffective by operation of law.

SB 385 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/16
To amend various statutes relating to the responsibilities of the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities with respect to the provision of sexual harassment training, the filing of discriminatory practice complaints and the approval of affirmative action plans.

SB 386 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING SUICIDE PREVENTION.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To require the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to evaluate suicide prevention programs and training in the state.

SB 401 - Human Services Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT PARITY FOR CERTAIN ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.
03/04/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Human Services
To determine whether providers of human services receive disparate payment rates based on location and whether rate adjustments are required to ensure payment parity in the future.

SB 403 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES, ERASURE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS FOR CERTAIN MISDEMEANOR AND FELONY OFFENSES AND PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON ERASED CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION.
03/05/2020 - Public Hearing 03/09
To (1) require certain training to members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and to require the board to provide a written explanation when denying a pardon, to streamline record erasure in the case of misdemeanors and certain felonies, (2) waive certain fees for applicants for a pardon, (3) allow for appointment of a deputy warden to serve as director of reentry services, (4) establish a reentry employment advisory committee, and (5) prohibit discrimination against a person based on such person's erased criminal history record information.

SB 404 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC REGISTRY OF PERSONS FOUND RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSAULT OR ABUSE OF ELDERLY PERSONS.
03/06/2020 - Public Hearing 03/10
To provide the public with access to a searchable database of perpetrators of crimes of assault or abuse of elderly persons.

SB 428 - Public Safety and Security Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING ASSISTED OUTPATIENT TREATMENT FOR CERTAIN PERSONS WITH PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES.
03/06/2020 - Public Hearing 03/10
To allow assisted outpatient treatment of people with psychiatric disabilities who pose a risk of causing serious physical injury to other persons if they fail to follow a treatment plan.

SB 442 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING COURT PROCEEDINGS INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF FAMILY VIOLENCE AND DOMESTIC ABUSE.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To enhance court protections afforded to victims of family violence and domestic abuse.

SB 443 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PRETRIAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To make changes to the pretrial alcohol education program and pretrial drug intervention and community service program to address access issues, standardize education and treatment session numbers, raise fees and address program costs and eliminate stigmatizing language.

SB 448 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING OPIOID ABUSE AND TREATMENT.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To require the Department of Correction to provide counseling to inmates who are suffering from opioid use disorder or at risk of developing or relapsing into an opioid use disorder prior to such inmate's release from a correctional facility and to require the Department of Correction, in consultation with the Departments of Public Health and Mental Health and Addiction Services to establish a medication-assisted treatment program for inmates with opioid use disorder.

SB 454 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SANDY HOOK WORKERS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND FUND.
03/12/2020 - Public Hearing 03/18
To (1) eliminate time restrictions on requests for assistance from the Sandy Hook Workers Assistance program, (2) seek to recover funds from a charitable trust or entity currently operating the program, (3) provide additional reports to the General Assembly on the fund's operation, and (4) provide a mechanism for future transfers of the fund to a charitable trust or entity.

SB 457 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY WHO ARE CANDIDATES TO RECEIVE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT.
03/11/2020 - Public Hearing 03/20
To prohibit discrimination against an individual with a disability who is a candidate to receive an anatomical gift.

SB 462 - Judiciary Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION AND ACCOUNTABILITY WITHIN THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
03/11/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary
To (1) make the Criminal Justice Commission an autonomous body, (2) require the commission to develop policies for greater accountability of state's attorneys, assistant state's attorneys and deputy assistant state's attorneys, (3) require a uniform evaluation process for state's attorneys, assistant state's attorneys and deputy assistant state's attorneys, and (4) repeal statutory prioritization of prosecution of crimes.

SB 463 - Planning and Development Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT.
03/11/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development
To make a technical change.

SB 471 - Public Health Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING MATERNAL HEALTH.
03/11/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health
To improve maternal health in the state.

SB 479 - Government Administration and Elections Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND THE MODERNIZATION OF REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT.
03/16/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
To remove references to ""update bid statement"", to reduce certain deadlines for the disposition of surplus real property, to expand the department's ability to grant and receive easements, to clarify the State Property Review Board's scope and standard of review, to raise the threshold for review of construction consultant contracts, to permit the department to hire real estate brokers, to give the department authority over integrated works of art in state buildings and to amend what factors are considered when evaluating a bidder for a state construction project.

SB 485 - Government Administration and Elections Committee
AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS PROCEDURES SURROUNDING ABSENTEE VOTING.
03/16/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
To (1) require supervised absentee voting at any public housing complex on the application of thirty or more tenants at such complex, (2) permit registrars of voters to designate members of the League of Women Voters to assist in supervised absentee voting, (3) provide that any state or municipal employee who handles an absentee ballot without authorization to do so under the general statutes shall be guilty of a class D felony, (4) afford electors standing to challenge election results where violations of absentee voting laws are alleged, (5) permit a judge of the Superior Court to order a new primary if it is found substantial violations of the law cast doubt over the results of such primary, (6) restrict the handling of absentee ballot applications to certain individuals and in certain ...

SB 8 - Sen. Martin Looney (D-CT)
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GENERAL GOVERNMENT.
02/06/2020 - Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

SB 85 - Aging Committee
AN ACT DETERRING AGE DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS.
03/04/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To prevent the use of initial employment applications to discriminate against potential employees based on age.

SB 87 - Committee on Children
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD'S CHILD CARE SUBSIDY PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
03/09/2020 - Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/16/20 10:00 AM
To allow a victim of domestic violence to access the child care subsidy program established by the Office of Early Childhood.

SB 93 - Committee on Children
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR CHANGES TO THE STATUTES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.
03/11/2020 - Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
To make minor revisions to the statutes of the Department of Children and Families and to consolidate the reporting requirements of the department.