HOUSE
List of Bills

H.B. No. 5104 (COMM) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY LYME DISEASE TESTING', to establish a task force to study Lyme disease testing.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 5617 (COMM) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT', to ensure undergraduate and graduate student representation on the Board of Trustees for The University of Connecticut.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H.B. No. 6383 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING HIRING STANDARDS FOR ATHLETIC DIRECTORS', to establish hiring standards for athletic directors of schools and school districts and to outline the responsibilities of athletic directors.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 6384 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS', to ensure that English language learner students are not disproportionately and inappropriately identified as requiring special education due to reading deficiencies.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 6385 (RAISED) EDUCATION . 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF PESTICIDES AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS', to prohibit the use of pesticides at public and private schools.
REF. EDUCATION

H.B. No. 6386 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF MEDICAID FUNDS TO PAY HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS FOR MEDICALLY INDIGENT STUDENTS', to require a study of the effectiveness of requiring state Medicaid to pay the cost of institution-sponsored health insurance premiums and provide supplemental coverage to medically indigent students enrolled in a constituent unit.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

H.B. No. 6387 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS', to: (1) Make conforming changes regarding the dissolution, annulment or legal separation of a civil union; (2) address expiring ex parte restraining orders when the court is unexpectedly closed on the date of a scheduled hearing; (3) allow emergency ex parte custody applications; (4) make technical changes to recent paternity and guardianship legislation; (5) implement the recommendation of the Commission on Civil Court Alternative Dispute Resolution regarding an under-utilized program for referral of civil actions involving motor vehicles; (6) allow fines to be paid by mail for failure to remove snow or ice from a motor vehicle when no personal or property damage results; (7) reflect current procedure regarding the creation of a court file; (8) authorize small claims commissioners to sign their decisions electronically; and (9) clarify that victims of damage that results from an operator of a vehicle evading responsibility may be eligible for victims' compensation.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6388 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES', to replace the terms "intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded" and "residential facility for the mentally retarded" with "intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities" and "residential facility for persons with intellectual disability", respectively, in accordance with the federal terminology.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6389 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING', to require health care practitioners to register for access to the electronic prescription drug monitoring program.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6390 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES', to make technical changes to the public health statutes.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6391 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES', to remove the requirement that advanced practice registered nurses practice in collaboration with a licensed physician.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6392 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES' REPORTING REQUIREMENTS', to combine the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services reporting requirements into one report submitted every three years and to eliminate a hospital reporting requirement regarding protocols for screening patients for alcohol and substance abuse, which is unnecessary.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6393 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARD OF CARE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE PROVIDERS', to provide that a claimant in a medical malpractice action establish the negligence of a health care provider, who provided treatment in a hospital emergency department, by clear and convincing evidence.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6394 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INDEMNIFICATION OF UNIVERSITY POLICE', to require indemnification of special police force officers.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT