SENATE
List of Bills

Proposed S.B. No. 192 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CALCULATION OF THE MINIMUM BUDGET REQUIREMENT', to increase the amount in which a town may reduce its minimum budget requirement when the student population for such town decreases.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 193 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A PILOT PROGRAM TO PERMIT REGIONAL BOARDS OF FINANCE TO DEVELOP THE BUDGETS FOR REGIONAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION', to create a pilot program in which regional boards of finance develop budgets for regional boards of education.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 194 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY AND PENSIONS FROM PERSONAL INCOME TAX', to eliminate the income tax on pensions and Social Security income.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed S.B. No. 195 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST.; REP. SIMANSKI, 62nd DIST. 'AN ACT AMENDING PROVISIONS CONCERNING A CONVEYANCE TO REGIONAL REFUSE DISPOSAL DISTRICT ONE', to delete the provision permitting Regional Refuse Disposal District One to exchange a portion of the parcels conveyed to it to construct a water well line on abutting property because said provision is no longer needed.
REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

Proposed S.B. No. 196 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT RESTRICTING "CREDIT HOLDS"', to prohibit "credit holds" in an amount greater than the actual purchase price, to reduce overdraft charges by financial institutions.
REF. GENERAL LAW

Proposed S.B. No. 197 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING INDECENT EXPOSURE DIRECTED AT A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF SIXTEEN', to establish that public indecency committed knowing that such conduct will be viewed by a person under sixteen years of age shall constitute a class D felony, and require those convicted of the offense to register with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a sexual offender.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 198 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAID SICK LEAVE FOR PARAPROFESSIONALS', to include paraprofessionals within the purview of public act 11-52.
REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Proposed S.B. No. 199 SEN. WITKOS, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT LEGALIZING THE SALE OF CERTAIN FIREWORKS', to broaden the scope of fireworks that may be legally sold to persons over the age of eighteen.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

S.B. No. 200 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING HIGHER EDUCATION', to require a study of issues concerning higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 201 SEN. CRISCO, 17th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION RESTRICTIONS HELD BY A GOVERNMENT BODY OR CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION', to provide private individuals with standing to bring an action in the Superior Court to enforce conservation and preservation restrictions.
REF. JUDICIARY

Proposed S.B. No. 202 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM', to prohibit boards of education from preventing students who have been involved in the juvenile justice system from returning to school.
REF. EDUCATION

Proposed S.B. No. 203 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 PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES', to encourage the use of renewable energy sources, and to allow the commercial and industrial sectors to benefit from such sources by expanding current law that allows the property tax exemption for renewable energy sources only if the generation of electricity is for residential or farm use.
REF. ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

Proposed S.B. No. 204 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING MARKETING CONTRACTS INVOLVING PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION TO BE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to increase the public trust.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 205 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENT ATHLETES AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to increase graduation rates of student athletes at public institutions of higher education.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 206 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE THE PARTICIPATION OF MINORITY-OWNED AND WOMEN-OWNED BUSINESSES IN STATE-FINANCED CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AT SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY', to encourage diversity in construction projects by increasing the number of construction contracts that are awarded to women-owned and minority-owned businesses.
REF. HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

Proposed S.B. No. 207 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REGISTRY OF FIREARM-RELATED INJURIES AND DEATHS', to improve public safety by requiring the state police to store data pertaining to gun-related injuries and death.
REF. PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY