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List of Bills

H.B. No. 5703 (COMM) LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES . 'AN ACT ELIMINATING LONGEVITY PAYMENTS FOR ALL STATE EMPLOYEES', to study the effects of longevity payments on the state economy.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

H.B. No. 6251 (COMM) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT REQUIRING FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS PRIOR TO THE SALE, DELIVERY OR TRANSFER OF ALL LONG GUNS', to require the completion of fingerprinting and a criminal background check prior to the sale, delivery or transfer of any long gun.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6578 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TIMELY FILING OF ELECTION RETURNS', to ensure that the municipal clerk has all materials necessary to certify that all discrepancies have been rectified and to report accurate election returns.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 6579 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREQUALIFICATION OF SUBCONTRACTORS, REMOVING THE MUNICIPAL EXEMPTION FROM THE SET-ASIDE PROGRAM AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRACTS RESERVED FOR MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISES', to modify the application fee range for subcontractors applying for prequalification, to exempt subcontractors from the requirement to submit a statement of financial condition and bonding company letter for prequalification, to remove the municipal exemption from the set-aside program requirements and to modify the percentage of contracts reserved for minority business enterprises by distinguishing women from minorities.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 6580 (RAISED) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FAILURE TO FILE A REPORT OF AN INDEPENDENT EXPENDITURE', to increase maximum penalties for any individual, entity or committee that fails to properly file a report concerning an independent expenditure.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H.B. No. 6581 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING LENGTHY SENTENCES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED BY A CHILD OR YOUTH', to enact the recommendations of the Connecticut Sentencing Commission to provide for automatic review of sentences of ten years or more served by persons who were under eighteen years of age when they committed their crimes.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6582 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO CERTIFICATES OF REHABILITATION', to enact the recommendations of the Connecticut Sentencing Commission with respect to certificates of rehabilitation in order to provide eligible offenders with relief from barriers to employment and licensure.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6583 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONTAINMENT OF CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE COSTS', to contain correctional health care costs by implementing clinical code editing technologies and claims audit and recovery services for the Department of Correction inmate health services program in order to increase medical and dental treatment claims accuracy, identify and prevent errors and recover overpayments and payments for such claims and ensure that eligible claims are submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6584 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNIFORM INTERSTATE DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY ACT', to enact the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act in this state.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6585 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EVIDENCE AND COSTS', to (1) require a plaintiff to comply with a request for an independent medical examination in a personal injury action, except upon a showing of good cause by the plaintiff, and (2) clarify what is a recoverable cost for the recording, videotaping, transcribing and presentation of the deposition of certain health care providers.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6586 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE FILING FEES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TERMINATION OR DISSOLUTION OF CERTAIN BUSINESS ENTITIES', to eliminate the filing fees associated with the termination or dissolution of certain business entities.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6587 (RAISED) JUDICIARY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND ANY MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS LOCATED', to permit a municipality in which a state-operated correctional facility is located to obtain an amendment to any contract that is in effect between the municipality and a state agency related to the correctional facility.
REF. JUDICIARY

H.B. No. 6588 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPIRATION OF CERTAIN HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CONTRACTS', to require certification or accreditation that an adequate provider network will exist after expiration of a contract between a hospital or physician-hospital organization and an insurer, health care center or medical service corporation and to require notice to patients when such contract is set to expire.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6589 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS', to establish a task force to study the scope of practice for dental hygienists and other mid-level dental professionals.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6590 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSING OF TATTOO TECHNICIANS', to require licensing for persons who engage in tattooing.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6591 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE EUTHANIZATION OF ANY CAT OR DOG TO BE PERFORMED BY A LICENSED VETERINARIAN', to require, in most circumstances, that euthanasia of a dog or cat be performed by a licensed veterinarian.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6592 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFICATION OF CLASSICAL HOMEOPATHS', to require (1) the Commissioner of Public Health to publish a list of classical homeopaths certified by a national organization, (2) the commissioner to establish requirements for certification of classical homeopaths, and (3) require persons who practice classical homeopathy in this state on and after July 1, 2014, to obtain a certification from the Department of Public Health.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6593 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK', to make changes to the statute concerning disclosure of personally identifiable information by state agencies to the Connecticut Health Information Network.
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6594 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES AND DEFINITIONS OF "NURSING HOME FACILITY" AND "MEDICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE."', to clarify the definitions of "nursing home facility" and "residential care home" and statutory references to such terms and to change the definition of "medical review committee".
REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

H.B. No. 6595 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS NEAR PRIVATE RESIDENCES', to prohibit the discharge of firearms within five hundred feet of private residences.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6596 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS', to authorize a referendum to determine if certain municipal police officers and firefighters may be covered by Medicare.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6597 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CREATING THE CIVILIAN MEDAL OF HONOR', to honor Connecticut citizens who perform a valorous and heroic deed.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

H.B. No. 6598 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC PROTECTION', to allow state agencies holding seized firearms to manage their inventory of such firearms without the risk of liability, and to permit peace officers to possess firearms on school grounds, even when off duty.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY