SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 174 (COMM) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF BAMBOO STAKES TO MARK SHELLFISH BEDS IN LONG ISLAND SOUND', to prohibit the use of bamboo stakes to mark shellfish beds in Long Island Sound in order to improve water safety.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 509 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICES', to provide a defined source of revenue for dial-a-ride services.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 510 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR A SENIOR CENTER IN ELLINGTON', to provide funding for a senior center in Ellington.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 511 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESUMPTIVE ELIGIBILITY FOR HOME CARE', to reduce the waiting time for approval and benefits for qualified applicants to state-administered home-care programs.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 512 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE NURSING HOME PATIENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS', to expand patient rights regarding transfers to include transfers within a long-term care facility.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 513 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS', to increase the amount of assets a spouse of an institutionalized Medicaid recipient may keep.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 514 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COMMUNITY AND HOME-BASED CARE FOR ELDERLY PERSONS AND THOSE WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE', to expand "aging in place" opportunities for senior citizens and persons with Alzheimer's disease.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 515 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE OVERSIGHT OF THE STATE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN', to ensure the protection of recipients of home and community-based services.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 516 SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SILVER ALERT SYSTEM', to protect confidential information from being released concerning missing persons under the state's Silver Alert system.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 517 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SENIOR SAFETY ZONES', to prevent sex offenders from having free access to senior centers or housing for the elderly.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 518 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CREATING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY EMPLOYMENT ISSUES CONCERNING REGISTRIES IN THE HOMEMAKER AND COMPANION SERVICES INDUSTRY'
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 519 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING NURSING HOME STAFF ABOUT RESIDENTS' FEAR OF RETALIATION'
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 520 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID LONG-TERM CARE COVERAGE FOR MARRIED COUPLES', to allow the spouse of an institutionalized individual seeking Medicaid benefits to keep the maximum community spouse protected amount, as determined by federal law.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 521 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REPORT ON THE SURVEY OF ACCESSIBILITY IN AND TO STATE BUILDINGS', to ensure state buildings comply with the requirements of the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 522 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT INCREASING FUNDING FOR ELDERLY NUTRITION', to increase funding for the elderly nutrition program.
REF. AGING

S.B. No. 523 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RETURN OF A GIFT TO A PERSON IN NEED OF LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES', to allow the Department of Social Services to reduce the length of a penalty period when only part of a gift has been returned to an institutionalized individual.
REF. AGING

Proposed S.B. No. 524 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST.; REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; REP. GENGA, 10th DIST.; REP. LARSON, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING TRANSITION GRANTS', to increase the manufacturing transition grants that replaced the payment in lieu of taxes that reimbursed municipalities for mandatory property tax exemptions on commercial motor vehicles and manufacturing machinery and equipment.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 525 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST.; SEN. WELCH, 31st DIST. 'AN ACT REDEFINING TERMS CONCERNING THE SPENDING CAP', to implement the constitutional spending cap as required by article third, section 18 of the Constitution of the state.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 526 SEN. AYALA, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT ACCESS TO BANK ACCOUNT FUNDS', to protect individuals whose identity has been stolen.
REF. BANKS

Proposed S.B. No. 527 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE MILFORD-ORANGE YMCA', to provide funding to the Milford-Orange YMCA to facilitate renovation for an after-school program, wellness program, expansion of pre-school and job creation.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 528 SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING ESTABLISHMENT OF LOW-PROFIT LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES', to provide for the establishment of low-profit limited liability companies (L3Cs) in the state.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 529 SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; REP. BERGER, 73rd DIST.; REP. D'AMELIO, 71st DIST.; REP. NOUJAIM, 74th DIST.; REP. CUEVAS, 75th DIST.; REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF GREATER WATERBURY', to provide funding for roof repairs at the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Waterbury.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 530 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST.; SEN. STILLMAN, 20th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE CONSORTIUM OF CONNECTICUT ART MUSEUMS', to provide funding for the Consortium of Connecticut Art Museums.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 531 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY TOURISM ON THE CONNECTICUT SHORELINE', to establish a task force to study tourism on the Connecticut shoreline.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 532 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE FUNDS TO BE APPLIED TO THE CREATION OF A NEW BUSINESS', to expand the Learn Here, Live Here program, which helps students save toward a down payment on their first home in Connecticut by segregating a portion of their state income tax payments for up to ten years after they graduate, by allowing participants to use Learn Here, Live Here funds to start a new business in the state.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 533 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST.; REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE AREA SURROUNDING ROUTE 80 IN EAST HAVEN', to provide for the designation of the area surrounding Route 80 in East Haven as an economic development zone.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 534 SEN. KANE, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TAX ABATEMENTS FOR NEW BUSINESSES OCCUPYING VACANT PROPERTY', to provide tax abatements for the use of vacant properties by start-up businesses.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 535 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR THE NEW HAVEN WORKS PROGRAM', to provide funding for New Haven Works, which uses individualized case management to train unemployed and underemployed New Haven residents and pair them with local employers.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 536 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS TO STUDENTS IN MANUFACTURING TRAINING PROGRAMS', to increase job training in high-demand manufacturing fields.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 537 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BROKER BETWEEN EB-5 VISA APPLICANTS AND BUSINESSES SEEKING CAPITAL', to establish within the Department of Economic and Community Development a broker that would match foreign investors with businesses or individuals seeking capital.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 538 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE PERMITTING OFFICE', to create a centralized state permitting office.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 539 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CREATING INCENTIVES FOR DEFENSE CONTRACTORS TO UTILIZE IN-STATE SUBCONTRACTORS', to create incentives for defense contractors to use in-state subcontractors and businesses.
REF. COMMERCE

Proposed S.B. No. 540 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENROLLMENT AT AN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION CENTER', to eliminate the restrictions on enrollment at vocational-agricultural schools so as to allow students the same choice of an agricultural science and technology school as they have for a magnet school.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 541 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST.; REP. ROJAS, 9th DIST.; REP. GENGA, 10th DIST.; REP. LARSON, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE REIMBURSEMENT TO TOWNS FOR TUITION PAYMENTS TO PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS AT INTERDISTRICT MAGNET SCHOOLS', to require the state to pay the tuition of a student attending a preschool program at an interdistrict magnet school so as to relieve municipal school budgets.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 542 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOW-INTEREST LOAN PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTIAL OIL TANK, FURNACE AND BOILER REPLACEMENTS', to expand low-interest revolving loan programs to encourage residential replacements of oil tanks and furnaces.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 543 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF PHOSPHOROUS IN WATER SUPPLIES', to foster collaboration between municipalities and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on the issue of reducing phosphorous in water supplies.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 544 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE FEES FOR FISHING LICENSES IN THE STATE', to eliminate the fee for fishing licenses in the state.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 545 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM TO ASSIST RESIDENTS WITH THE REPLACEMENT OF UNDERGROUND OIL TANKS WITH ABOVE-GROUND OIL TANKS', to establish a program to assist residents with the replacement of underground storage tanks.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 546 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING DOG OWNERS FROM ABUSING THEIR PETS THROUGH CHAINING AND CONFINEMENT', to better protect dogs from abuse.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 547 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FACILITATE FLOOD MITIGATION PROGRAMS BETWEEN THE CITY OF MILFORD AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION', to provide funding for requisite flood mitigation projects in the city of Milford.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 548 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES', to study environmental issues and concerns.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 549 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY SHORELINE PRESERVATION', to establish a task force to study shoreline preservation.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 550 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INTERVENTION IN PERMIT PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT OF 1971', to require persons intervening in certain matters to disclose the nature of any alleged environmental harm or pollution and the name of any legal entity who is funding such intervention.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 551 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING BOTTLES SHIPPED TO "ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION ONLY" ESTABLISHMENTS FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE BOTTLE BILL', to reduce the cost of compliance with the bottle bill for small businesses.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 552 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MATTRESS RECYCLING PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES A FEE AT THE POINT OF PURCHASE', to clean up the environment in a manner that does not pose a risk to mattress manufacturers.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 553 SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO RENDER DECISIONS WITHIN CERTAIN TIME FRAMES', to require the Department of Agriculture to render decisions within a certain time frame of receiving certain reports on regulatory changes.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 554 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN STATE PARKS THAT ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC', to keep certain state parks open as free to the public.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 555 SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STANDARD OF CARE FOR PERSONS WHO IMPORT, HOUSE AND PLACE RESCUED ANIMALS', to develop a standard of care for persons who import rescued animals into the state.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 556 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT DESIGNATING BAMBOO AS AN INVASIVE SPECIES', to prevent the rapid spread of bamboo and any associated damage from such plant.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 557 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LOW INTEREST LOAN PROGRAM FOR SHORELINE HOMEOWNERS TO ENABLE THE RAISING OF SUCH HOMES', to assist shoreline homeowners in raising their homes in order to comply with federal standards.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 558 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING SUNDAY HUNTING', to allow Sunday hunting.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 559 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING SUNDAY HUNTING', to allow Sunday hunting.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 560 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST. 'AN ACT REVISING THE BOAT REGISTRATION REVENUE SHARING PROGRAM', to reinstate the "fifty-fifty" boat registration revenue sharing program.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 561 SEN. STILLMAN, 20th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN STATE AND LOCAL POLICE TO RECEIVE TRAINING ON THE MANAGEMENT OF ESCAPED LIVESTOCK', to enable first responders to better ensure public safety and minimal harm to livestock that may escape their confines.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 562 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT OVERTURNING THE SLOW, NO-WAKE ZONE ALONG THE CONNECTICUT RIVER IN THE EAST HARTFORD AND HARTFORD AREAS', to allow smaller boat owners greater pleasure and ease of access along certain portions of the Connecticut River.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 563 SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE IMPROVEMENT AND EXPEDITING OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S PERMIT AND APPLICATION PROCESSES', to reduce excessively burdensome regulations and improve the LEAN process.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

S.B. No. 564 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MERCURY EMISSIONS AT CERTAIN POWER PLANTS', to provide for annual stack testing for mercury emissions after the owner or operator of an affected unit complies with applicable mercury emission standards for a period of eight consecutive calendar quarters.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 565 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SHARING THE STATE SALES TAX WITH MUNICIPALITIES', to help municipal finances.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 566 SEN. LINARES, 33rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX EXEMPTION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES THAT HIRE NEW EMPLOYEES', to support small businesses and promote job growth by exempting certain small business income from taxation if the money is used to hire new employees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 567 SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING COMBINED REPORTING FOR MULTISTATE CORPORATIONS', to promote corporate income tax equity in Connecticut by implementing mandatory combined reporting to ensure that multistate corporations conducting business in Connecticut are paying the requisite amount owed to the state in corporate income taxes, to ensure that revenues pertaining to profits earned by corporations within the state are appropriately collected, and to ensure that Connecticut residents and small business owners are not subjected to higher tax rates.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 568 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING THE DEALER CONVEYANCE FEE FROM SALES TAX', to remove the double taxation on automobiles that occurs when the conveyance fee is included when calculating the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 569 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES', to allow an income tax deduction for medical expenses and deductibles.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 570 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF BOND PROCEEDS', to require that bond proceeds be used only for their intended purpose and prohibit the use of bond proceeds to pay for ongoing general government expenditures.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 571 SEN. MUSTO, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING OFFERS OF COMPROMISE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES', to require the Department of Revenue Services to issue standards for the acceptance of offers of compromise.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 572 SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A LIMITED SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR OUT-OF-STATE BOATS', to provide a sales and use tax exemption to out-of-state vessels to improve the economic competitiveness of the state's marine industry.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 573 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT REPEALING THE ESTATE TAX', to eliminate the estate tax in order to attract and retain more families and small businesses capable of providing a revenue stream to the state over a longer duration.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 574 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXEMPTION FROM THE SALES TAX FOR NONPRESCRIPTION DRUGS', to exempt over-the-counter drugs from the sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 575 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN CLOTHING AND FOOTWEAR', to exempt basic articles of clothing and footwear from the state sales tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 576 SEN. KANE, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RENEWAL OF TEMPORARY NOTES BY THE TOWN OF SEYMOUR', to grant the town of Seymour relief by allowing it to renew temporary notes for a one-year period.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 577 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR THE FILM PRODUCTION TAX CREDIT', to require those availing themselves of the film production tax credit to hire state residents and pay them on par with other employees.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 578 SEN. MUSTO, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT TAXES FOR TEMPORARY REGISTRATIONS', to allow dealers to issue temporary registrations without the necessity of having all delinquent local taxes paid.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 579 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PROPERTY TAX CREDIT', to provide tax relief and help reduce the individual property tax burden.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 580 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY INCOME FROM THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to exempt Social Security income from the personal income tax.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 581 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE METHOD OF PAYMENT OF AN INCOME TAX REFUND', to allow taxpayers options as to the method of payment of their state income tax refund.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 582 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT HOLDING HARMLESS A PUBLIC OFFICIAL FROM THE CONSEQUENCES OF A STATE ADMINISTRATIVE ERROR', to hold harmless a public official from being required to make a payment due, including penalties and interest, resulting from a state administrative error.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 583 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST.; REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. BOUKUS, 22nd DIST.; REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND TO THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN FOR A PUBLIC PARK', to convey a parcel of state land to the city of New Britain.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 584 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMPACT FOR AMERICA', to require the state to enter into an agreement to adopt and ratify a balanced budget amendment under Article V of the United States Constitution.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 585 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST.; REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. BOUKUS, 22nd DIST.; REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONVEYING A PARCEL OF LAND TO THE CITY OF NEW BRITAIN FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES', to convey a parcel of land to the city of New Britain for economic development purposes.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 586 SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING STATE PROCUREMENT AND INVESTMENT AND THE DISCLOSURE OF THE USE OF CONFLICT MINERALS', to reduce armed conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 587 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL', to establish an Office of Inspector General.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 588 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT REESTABLISHING THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE OFFICE OF STATE ETHICS, STATE ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT COMMISSION AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION', to reestablish the independence of the Office of State Ethics, State Elections Enforcement Commission and Freedom of Information Commission.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 589 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING BIPARTISAN SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES ON ETHICS', to restore the public trust in the state legislature and to provide a nonpartisan, objective means to respond to official misconduct by establishing Bipartisan Senate and House Committees on Ethics.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 590 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 elect the President by national popular vote.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 591 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE REGULATION REVIEW COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE ALL CURRENT REGULATIONS', to ease the regulatory burden on businesses by having existing regulations reviewed and repealed if outdated, burdensome or unnecessary.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 592 SEN. KANE, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING PUBLICLY-FUNDED CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS TO USE MATERIALS MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES', to require contractors working on publicly-funded construction projects to use materials and products manufactured in the United States.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 593 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL ADMINISTRATION OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to end the inefficient dual delivery of social services by the state and local providers.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 594 SEN. GERRATANA, 6th DIST.; REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST.; REP. BOUKUS, 22nd DIST.; REP. SANCHEZ, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTORING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT LEVELS FOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION', to provide badly needed funds for emergency medical transportation providers.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed S.B. No. 595 SEN. HARP, 10th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EQUALIZING SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WHO "AGE OUT" OF SERVICES', to provide services equally to persons age 18 and older regardless of whether they are raised in private foster homes under the administration of the Department of Children and Families or by family members.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

S.B. No. 596 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTIES OF THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE', to direct the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange to actively negotiate, on behalf of consumers, health insurance premiums with insurers for qualified health plans offered through the exchange.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 597 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE', to regulate the sale of portable electronics insurance in this state.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 598 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE REAL ESTATE CONVEYANCE TAX PAYABLE TO THE STATE', to eliminate the real estate conveyance tax payable to the state.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

S.B. No. 599 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DISPENSATION AND INSURANCE COVERAGE OF A PRESCRIBED DRUG DURING REVIEW OF AN ADVERSE DETERMINATION OR A FINAL ADVERSE DETERMINATION', to require dispensation and coverage of a prescribed drug for an insured for the duration of any grievance or review filed or requested by such insured of an adverse determination or a final adverse determination.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed S.B. No. 600 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF A RIFLE OR SHOTGUN', to require an individual to obtain a state-issued permit in order to purchase a rifle or shotgun.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 601 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF ASSAULT WEAPON', to expand the definition of assault weapon to include additional named weapons and weapon characteristics.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 602 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING STATE AGENCIES TO HONOR PROBATE COURT DECREES, RULINGS OR ORDERS', to require state agencies to honor probate court decrees, rulings or orders.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 603 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. MARONEY, 119th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE MILFORD COURTHOUSE', to provide funding for the Milford courthouse and a parking garage in downtown Milford.
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Proposed S.B. No. 604 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SECURE SAFEKEEPING OF FIREARMS', to require a firearm's owner to safely secure the firearm in a locked box or container if the owner knows or should that another person residing in the home presents as a danger to self or others.
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Proposed S.B. No. 605 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PURCHASE OF A RIFLE OR SHOTGUN', to establish the same background check and record-keeping requirements for each sale of a rifle or shotgun as are currently provided for each sale of a pistol or revolver.
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Proposed S.B. No. 606 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION CRITERIA FOR A PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR REVOLVER', to extend the look-back period for certain application criteria for a permit to carry a pistol or revolver.
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Proposed S.B. No. 607 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING APPLICATION FOR A TEMPORARY PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR REVOLVER', to require any individual who applies for a temporary permit to carry a pistol or revolver to apply to the local authority in such individual's town of permanent residence for such temporary permit, and to provide that such application may be made only once within any twelve-month period.
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Proposed S.B. No. 608 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE POSSESSION, IMPORTATION, TRANSFER OR SALE OF CERTAIN TYPES OF UNREASONABLY DANGEROUS AMMUNITION', to promote public safety by prohibiting the possession, importation, transfer or sale of all armor piercing bullets and incendiary bullets, rather than only .50 caliber bullets as currently provided.
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Proposed S.B. No. 609 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE PURCHASE OF MORE THAN ONE PISTOL OR REVOLVER IN A THIRTY-DAY PERIOD', to prohibit an individual from purchasing more than one pistol or revolver during any thirty-day period.
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Proposed S.B. No. 610 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE OPTION OF OBTAINING AN ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE FOR A PISTOL OR REVOLVER', to require a person to obtain a permit to carry a pistol or revolver, rather than an eligibility certificate, prior to purchasing a pistol or revolver.
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Proposed S.B. No. 611 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE FEE FOR ISSUANCE AND RENEWAL OF A STATE PERMIT TO CARRY A PISTOL OR REVOLVER', to increase the fees for issuance and renewal of a state permit to carry a pistol or revolver.
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Proposed S.B. No. 612 SEN. FRANTZ, 36th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR ILLEGAL POSSESSION OR TRANSFER OF A FIREARM', to increase the penalty for the illegal possession of a firearm or the illegal transfer of a firearm to a person not eligible to possess one.
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Proposed S.B. No. 613 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST.; SEN. HARP, 10th DIST.; REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST.; REP. WALKER, 93rd DIST.; REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. MEGNA, 97th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING GUN VIOLENCE', to reduce gun violence by enacting comprehensive reforms regarding the possession, purchase and sale of assault weapons, pistols, revolvers and ammunition.
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Proposed S.B. No. 614 SEN. OSTEN, 19th DIST. 'AN ACT EXPANDING THE DUTIES OF THE CHIEF PUBLIC DEFENDER TO INCLUDE REPRESENTATION OF ELDERLY PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN PROBATE COURT MATTERS', to ensure that elderly persons and persons with disabilities have adequate legal representation in probate court matters by expanding the duties of the Chief Public Defender to include the provision of legal services to such persons in such matters.
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Proposed S.B. No. 615 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS NEAR PRIVATE RESIDENCES', to establish a criminal penalty for any person who discharges a firearm within five hundred feet of a private residence.
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Proposed S.B. No. 616 SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERSISTENT DANGEROUS FELONY OFFENDERS', to remove violent criminals from society by enacting a true "three strikes" law.
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Proposed S.B. No. 617 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF A VIRTUAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR A MINOR CHILD WHO IS THE BENEFICIARY OF AN IRREVOCABLE LIFE INSURANCE TRUST', to require the appointment of a virtual representative for a minor child who is the beneficiary of an irrevocable life insurance trust.
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Proposed S.B. No. 618 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FILING FEES FOR ELECTRONIC FILING BY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES AND LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS', to eliminate the twenty-dollar fee for LLCs and LLPs that file their annual reports electronically.
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Proposed S.B. No. 620 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUDIT OF CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES', to provide transparency in government and assess the effectiveness of state funding to municipalities for certain programs and services.
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Proposed S.B. No. 621 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF IN-LAW APARTMENTS', to encourage seniors to age in place as opposed to seeking institutionalized long-term care.
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Proposed S.B. No. 622 SEN. KELLY, 21st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING LOW INTEREST LOANS TO MUNICIPALITIES TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO SENIORS', to provide funding to towns for revenue lost in granting tax relief to elderly homeowners.
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Proposed S.B. No. 623 SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARTIAL REFUNDS FOR DAY CARE CENTER LICENSE FEES', to require a refund of a portion of the license fee to child care centers that close before the expiration of the license period.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed S.B. No. 624 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM', to determine prescription drug use and potential abuse by requiring health care practitioners who dispense controlled substances to register for access to the electronic prescription drug monitoring program.
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Proposed S.B. No. 625 SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REVIEW OF CLAIMS FILED BY MOTORISTS AGAINST THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND ITS CONTRACTORS', to establish procedures for evaluating certain claims filed by motorists against the Department of Transportation and its contractors.
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Proposed S.B. No. 626 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INCENTIVES FOR TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS', to foster development around methods mass transit.
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Proposed S.B. No. 627 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT LIMITING THE USE OF REVENUE RECEIVED FOR TRANSPORTATION FEES TO TRANSPORTATION PURPOSES', to restrict the use of transportation fee revenue to transportation purposes.
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Proposed S.B. No. 628 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF DRIVERS' LICENSES TO CERTAIN IMMIGRANTS', to create safer roads by ensuring that all motor vehicle operators have been issued a license by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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Proposed S.B. No. 629 SEN. AYALA, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE KNOWLEDGE TEST REQUIRED FOR ISSUANCE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE', to provide that twenty-five or more correct answers to thirty-five questions shall constitute a passing score on the motor vehicle operator's license knowledge test.
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Proposed S.B. No. 630 SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING THE USE OF GOLF CARTS ON LOCAL ROADS', to allow the use of golf carts on local roads under certain circumstances.
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Proposed S.B. No. 631 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST.; REP. CASE, 63rd DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A BRIDGE IN TORRINGTON THE "JERRY DALE COX III BRIDGE"', to name a bridge in Torrington in honor of Jerry Dale Cox III.
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Proposed S.B. No. 632 SEN. CHAPIN, 30th DIST.; SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST.; REP. CASE, 63rd DIST.; REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST.; REP. COOK, 65th DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A PORTION OF ROUTE 8 IN HONOR OF JOHN "TONY" MISCIKOSKI', to honor John "Tony" Miscikoski by naming a portion of Route 8 in his honor.
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Proposed S.B. No. 633 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SAFETY GATES AT A RAILROAD CROSSING IN WEST REDDING', to improve public safety by installing automatic safety gates at the rail crossing on Long Ridge Road in West Redding.
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Proposed S.B. No. 634 SEN. LEBEAU, 3rd DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING MUNICIPALITIES TO OPERATE AUTOMATED TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT SAFETY DEVICES AT INTERSECTIONS', to allow municipalities to operate automated traffic enforcement safety devices in accordance with the provisions of Senate Bill number 706, LCO number 4808, from the 2011 January Session.
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Proposed S.B. No. 635 SEN. BOUCHER, 26th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CUSTOMER SERVICE WAITING TIMES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES', to require a report of waiting times at branches of the Department of Motor Vehicles and on the department's customer service phone lines.
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Proposed S.B. No. 636 SEN. KISSEL, 7th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE STATE'S TRANSPORTATION PLANS', to study the state's transportation plans.
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Proposed S.B. No. 637 SEN. CASSANO, 4th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PHOTOGRAPHERS TO RECORD THE ILLEGAL USE OF MOBILE TELEPHONES BY MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS', to reduce occurrences of distracted driving and any associated deaths and injuries.
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Proposed S.B. No. 638 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. CARPINO, 32nd DIST. 'AN ACT NAMING A ROAD IN CROMWELL IN HONOR OF PAUL ROGER HARRINGTON', to name a road in Cromwell in honor of Paul Roger Harrington.
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Proposed S.B. No. 639 SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROHIBITION AGAINST SMOKING ON RAILROAD PLATFORMS', to enforce the prohibition against smoking on certain railroad platforms in the interest of public health.
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Proposed S.B. No. 640 SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES COURSE FOR NEW DRIVERS OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN', to improve the affordability and effectiveness of home training for certain driving students in Connecticut.
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Proposed S.B. No. 641 SEN. AYALA, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONSULTATION BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCIES PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF CERTAIN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS', to maximize the economic development benefits of transportation infrastructure projects.
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Proposed S.B. No. 642 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT RENAMING A SECTION OF ROUTE 118 IN HARWINTON THE "ROBERT AND GEORGE ONEGLIA MEMORIAL HIGHWAY"', to rename a section of Route 118 in Harwinton.
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Proposed S.B. No. 643 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CITIZENSHIP STATUS VERIFICATION PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE', to require a Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements status check prior to the issuance of a motor vehicle operator's license.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 644 SEN. HARTLEY, 15th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER ETCHING SERVICE CHARGE LISTED ON THE ORDER FOR THE SALE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE', to ensure that the optional vehicle identification number etching service charge is listed with purchase options on the order for the sale of a motor vehicle.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 645 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST. 'AN ACT ALLOWING POLICE OFFICERS TO TOW MOTOR VEHICLES WHEN DRIVERS FAIL TO PROVIDE PROOF OF INSURANCE', to allow a police officer to have a vehicle towed if the operator of such vehicle does not provide proof of insurance.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 646 SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING FOR THE STATE MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM FOR DEMAND-RESPONSIVE TRANSPORTATION FOR ELDERLY PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES', to restore funding for the state's matching grant program for certain transportation services.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed S.B. No. 647 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; SEN. MUSTO, 22nd DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 117th DIST.; REP. MORIN, 28th DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; SEN. LEONE, 27th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VOTING BY MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY SERVING OVERSEAS', to allow military persons serving overseas to return their ballot by electronic mail or facsimile.
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Proposed S.B. No. 648 SEN. SLOSSBERG, 14th DIST.; SEN. DOYLE, 9th DIST.; REP. NAFIS, 27th DIST.; REP. GUERRERA, 29th DIST.; REP. LOPES, 24th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN APPROPRIATION FOR VICTORY GARDENS IN NEWINGTON', to provide funding for case management services at Victory Gardens, a supportive housing project for homeless veterans and families at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' Newington Campus.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS

Proposed S.B. No. 649 SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REDUCED FARES ON THE METRO NORTH RAILROAD', to honor Connecticut veterans and members of the armed forces by providing them reduced fares on the Metro North Railroad.
REF. VETERANS' AFFAIRS