SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 106 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT PERMITTING CERTAIN STATE EMPLOYEES TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL RETIREMENT TIME', to allow certain state employees to purchase state retirement time for their prior work performed for the federal government.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 107 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BANKS FROM CHARGING A FEE FOR CHECK CASHING', to allow consumers to cash a check at a bank without paying a fee.
REF. BANKS

Proposed S.B. No. 108 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING PROPANE GAS USED IN RESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY GENERATORS FROM THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS GROSS EARNINGS TAX', to reduce taxes on residential customers that have purchased and installed emergency generators powered by propane gas.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 109 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION TO MUNICIPALITIES OF TERMINATION OF A CUSTOMER'S UTILITY SERVICE', to require utility companies to notify municipalities when a customer's utility service has been terminated.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 110 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCOME TAX REFUNDS', in light of the recent Department of Revenue Services decision to issue all tax refunds via credit card, to allow taxpayers the option to choose to obtain their refund by paper check.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 111 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING E-GOVERNMENT', to implement the recommendations of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee concerning e-government to improve the performance of state government.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 112 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR EXAMINING BOARD AND REQUIRING LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS TO BE LICENSED', to promote quality in landscaping.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 113 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF A CENTRALIZED OFFICE OF PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION', to eliminate the centralized administrative office of public higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 114 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING LANDLORDS FROM REQUIRING TENANTS TO PAY RENT ONLINE', to require any landlord or landlord's agent that offers the option of paying rent or a security deposit online to also accept other forms of payment for any lease or rental agreement.
REF. HOUSING

Proposed S.B. No. 115 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPROVAL PROCESS FOR RESIDENTIAL NURSING FACILITIES SERVING INMATES AND MENTAL HEALTH PATIENTS', to prevent the establishment of residential nursing facilities serving inmates and mental health patients without a site approval process requiring local input.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 116 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF STATE CASH ASSISTANCE FOR THE PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL AND ADULT ENTERTAINMENT', to prevent recipients of state financial assistance from using that assistance to buy alcohol or adult entertainment.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 117 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING INCREASES IN HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS BASED ON AGE BAND ADJUSTMENTS', to limit increases in health insurance premiums based on age band adjustments.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 118 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POSTJUDGMENT INTEREST', to establish automatic postjudgment interest at a rate of ten per cent on any unpaid money judgment that is under an installment payment order.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 119 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. SERRA, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPROVAL BY CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNERS OF A PROPOSED LOAN AGREEMENT WHICH INCLUDES AN ASSIGNMENT OF THE ASSOCIATION'S RIGHT TO FUTURE INCOME AS SECURITY FOR THE LOAN', to reform the process used in a common interest community for approval by condominium unit owners of a proposed loan agreement which includes an assignment of the association's right to future income as security for the loan.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 120 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENCE OF ARMED JUDICIAL MARSHALS AT COURTHOUSE ENTRANCES', to ensure the presence of armed judicial marshals at courthouse entrances.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 121 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF INTOXICATING BATH SALTS', to ban the sale of intoxicating bath salts that contain ingredients not currently in schedule I of the controlled substances scheduling regulations.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 122 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTRICTIONS ON GUN USE', to reduce the use of guns for criminal purposes.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 123 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING RISK REDUCTION CREDIT FOR VIOLENT CRIMINALS', to prohibit any person sentenced for a violent offense from earning risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 124 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST.; SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT BANNING LARGE CAPACITY AMMUNITION MAGAZINES', to prohibit the possession of certain ammunition feeding devices that accept more than ten rounds.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 125 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE STANDARDS', to provide local tax relief by eliminating all statutory mandates to abide by prevailing wage standards in the context of public works projects.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 126 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD AMOUNT FOR PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS SUBJECT TO PREVAILING WAGE LAWS', to provide local tax relief by doubling the current threshold amounts that determine when public works projects must abide by prevailing wage laws.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 127 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; SEN. FONFARA, 1st DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST.; REP. MORIN, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR NON-PROFIT CONNECTICUT ELK LODGES', to authorize a local option property tax exemption for Elks lodges.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 128 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A MUNICIPAL WEB PORTAL', to require the state to create a municipal web portal to assist municipalities with e-government initiatives.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 129 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE HARTFORD REGIONAL CENTER OPERATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES', to prevent the closure of the Hartford regional center group home located in Newington.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 130 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT REDUCING EXAMINATION AND LICENSURE FEES FOR NURSES', to reduce the cost of nursing exams and licensure fees by fifty per cent.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 131 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REQUIREMENT TO ADD FLUORIDE TO PUBLIC WATER SUPPLIES', to eliminate the mandate to put fluoride in the water supply.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 132 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE INSTALLATION OF CAMERAS IN ALL STATE AND MUNICIPAL POLICE PATROL CARS', to ensure the safety of the public, and state and municipal police officers.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 133 SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR ADDITIONAL TRAINING OF POLICE OFFICERS', to provide a funding mechanism for additional police officer training.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 134 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING STATE BUILDINGS TO BE ACCESSIBLE TO PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY', to give persons with a disability equal access to state government services.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed S.B. No. 135 SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CIVIL PENALTY FOR THE FAILURE OF CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS TO MAINTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY INSURANCE', to avoid penalizing certain motor vehicle operators who, due to a change in personal financial circumstances, fail to maintain motor vehicle liability insurance and have their motor vehicle registrations suspended.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 136 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE IN NEWINGTON THE "SERGEANT BURTON E. CALLAHAN MEMORIAL BRIDGE"', to name a bridge on Route 175 in honor of former Newington police officer Sergeant Burton E. Callahan.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 137 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS FOR PARKING SPACES DESIGNATED FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERSONS WITH CERTAIN MENTAL DISABILITIES', to expand access to permits to utilize parking spaces designated for persons who are blind and persons with disabilities to persons with certain mental disabilities.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 138 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN AGREEMENT AMONG THE STATES TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE', to eliminate the electoral college.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 139 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING CANDIDATES CONVICTED OF CERTAIN CRIMES FROM RECEIVING A GRANT FROM THE CITIZENS' ELECTION FUND', to maintain the integrity of the Citizens' Election Program. .
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.J. No. 7 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'RESOLUTION PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STATE CONSTITUTION CREATING A NEW REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION', to depoliticize the redistricting process.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS