HOUSE
List of Bills

Proposed H.B. No. 5256 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE VOTE REQUIRED TO ENACT A STATE BUDGET', to require a two-thirds vote of the General Assembly to enact a state budget.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5257 REP. LAVIELLE, 143rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSUMED RATE OF RETURN ON THE FUND ESTABLISHED FOR PAYMENT OF CERTAIN POST-EMPLOYMENT OBLIGATIONS TO STATE EMPLOYEES', to reduce the rate of return calculated on the fund for the payment of certain post-employment obligations to state employees.
REF. APPROPRIATIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5258 REP. BACCHIOCHI, 52nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING HONORARY HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS FOR CERTAIN SENIOR CITIZENS', to allow boards of education to award honorary diplomas to certain senior citizens.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5259 REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VIRTUAL NET METERING QUALIFICATIONS', to reduce municipal energy costs by expanding virtual net metering qualifications from current law that allows only the municipal ownership of a virtual net metering facility to qualify for virtual net metering.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5260 REP. WILLIS, 64th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING NEIGHBORHOOD VIRTUAL NET METERING', to encourage the development of renewable energy sources and allow residential customers to benefit from such sources. Current law allows only the municipal ownership of a virtual net metering facility to qualify for virtual net metering.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed H.B. No. 5261 REP. ZIOBRON, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SUNRISE STATE PARK', to require the development of a plan for the use of the Sunrise State Park.
REF. ENVIRONMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5262 REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TERMINATION OF "ROBO" CALLS', to require the termination of a "robo" call when the recipient of the call hangs up the telephone.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5263 REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM FINE FOR UNSOLICITED TELEPHONIC SALES CALLS', to protect consumers by increasing fines for "Do Not Call" list violations.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5264 REP. ESPOSITO, 116th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING REFUNDS FOR DAMAGED AND DEFECTIVE GOODS', to protect consumers by requiring retailers to give refunds for damaged and defective items.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed H.B. No. 5265 REP. NOUJAIM, 74th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING TIMELY FILING OF SUPPLEMENTAL CAMPAIGN FINANCE STATEMENTS', to provide for timely filing of supplemental campaign finance statements.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed H.B. No. 5266 REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT AND PREVENTION OF FRAUD IN SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS', to expand fraud prevention and enforcement efforts in social services programs.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5267 REP. BOWLES, 42nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGIONAL DELIVERY OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to facilitate greater regional coordination of social services and foster collaboration and organizational efficiencies.
REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Proposed H.B. No. 5268 REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; SEN. BYE, 5th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE MAINTENANCE OF LIABILITY INSURANCE BY FIREARM OWNERS AND ESTABLISHING A SALES TAX ON AMMUNITION', to require firearm owners to maintain liability insurance and establish a sales tax on the sale of ammunition at a rate of fifty per cent.
REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Proposed H.B. No. 5269 REP. SAMPSON, 80th DIST. 'AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTY FOR CRIMINAL USE OF A FIREARM OR ELECTRONIC DEFENSE WEAPON', to increase the penalty for criminal use of a firearm or electronic defense weapon from a class D felony to a class C felony.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5270 REP. BUCK-TAYLOR, 67th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING PEER REVIEW PANELS IN MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ACTIONS', to establish a peer review process for claims of alleged negligence by a health care provider.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5271 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SERVICE OF CAPIAS MITTIMUS ORDERS IN CHILD SUPPORT CASES', to increase the collection of past due child by permitting a state police officer or municipal police officer to serve a capias mittimus that has been ordered by the court in a child support matter.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5272 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY METHODS OF IMPROVING THE COLLECTION OF PAST DUE CHILD SUPPORT IN THE STATE', to establish a task force to study methods of improving the collection of past due child support in the state.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed H.B. No. 5273 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY TO ENACT MUNICIPAL MANDATES', to provide municipalities with relief from unfunded mandates.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5274 REP. BETTS, 78th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING UNFUNDED STATE MANDATES FOR MUNICIPALITIES', to provide property tax relief.
REF. PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Proposed H.B. No. 5275 REP. SAWYER, 55th DIST.; REP. PERILLO, 113th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS FOR NURSING TO JOIN THE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT', to expand employment opportunities for nurses by requiring that the state join the Nurse Licensure Compact.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5276 REP. GENTILE, 104th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PENALTY FOR OPTOMETRISTS AND PHYSICIANS WHO FAIL TO REPORT INFORMATION CONCERNING BLIND PATIENTS', to establish a penalty for optometrists and physicians who do not follow the mandatory requirement of reporting blind persons in accordance with section 10-305 of the general statutes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Proposed H.B. No. 5277 REP. CLEMONS, 124th DIST.; SEN. AYALA, 23rd DIST. 'AN ACT LEGALIZING AND REGULATING MIXED MARTIAL ARTS', to legalize and regulate professional mixed martial arts matches.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5278 REP. GENTILE, 104th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING FIREFIGHTERS TO CONDUCT CHARITABLE FUNDRAISING BOOT DRIVES ON STATE HIGHWAYS', to allow firefighters the ability to conduct fundraising boot drives on state highways.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

Proposed H.B. No. 5279 REP. DILLON, 92nd DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO FOREST ROAD IN NEW HAVEN', to improve drainage and curb flooding issues on a portion of Forest Road in New Haven.
REF. TRANSPORTATION

Proposed H.B. No. 5280 REP. GENGA, 10th DIST.; REP. HEWETT, 39th DIST.; REP. BARAM, 15th DIST.; REP. LARSON, 11th DIST.; REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST.; SEN. MARKLEY, 16th DIST.; SEN. MAYNARD, 18th DIST.; SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th DIST.; SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th DIST.; SEN. MEYER, 12th DIST.; SEN. MUSTO, 22nd DIST. 'AN ACT PROHIBITING SMOKING IN MOTOR VEHICLES WITH MINOR CHILDREN', to protect children from secondhand smoke.
REF. TRANSPORTATION