SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 79 (COMM) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF EMERGENCY POWER NEEDS IN HOUSING FOR THE ELDERLY', to determine the level of emergency backup electrical power provided at housing for the elderly and provide recommendations for improvement.
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S.B. No. 295 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO COLLECT THE MARIJUANA AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TAX', to authorize certain municipalities to collect and retain taxes due under the marijuana and controlled substances tax.
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S.B. No. 351 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE LOCAL PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT PROCESS', to require the planning and development committee to conduct an interim study of the local property tax assessment process.
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S.B. No. 692 (COMM) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPETITIVE BIDDING FOR MUNICIPALITIES', to allow towns greater flexibility and efficiency for purchases of items of relatively low value.
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S.B. No. 936 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING STREAMLINING APPROVAL FOR NURSING HOMES TO SHELTER DISPLACED RESIDENTS', to provide adequate shelter for residents in need of certain medical care or equipment during declared states of emergencies.
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S.B. No. 937 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CARE FOR ELDERLY PERSONS IN A HOME SETTING RATHER THAN A NURSING HOME FACILITY', to ensure than seventy-five per cent of elderly persons in need of long-term care shall receive such care in a home setting rather than a nursing home facility by December 31, 2015.
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S.B. No. 938 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT POLICIES BY QUALIFIED MEDICARE BENEFICIARIES', to allow a qualified Medicare beneficiary, to the extent permissible by federal law, to purchase a Medicare supplement policy.
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S.B. No. 939 (RAISED) AGING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A REGISTRY OF CRIMINAL OFFENDERS WHOSE VICTIMS ARE ELDERLY', to protect elderly persons by providing information on persons convicted of crimes against the elderly.
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S.B. No. 940 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PERMITS FOR FILMING ON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROPERTY', to allow the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with the Department of Economic and Community Development, to design and implement a permitting system for persons seeking to film on state property under the custody and control of the Department of Transportation.
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S.B. No. 941 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING SALES AND USE TAX RELIEF BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT', to provide the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development with the same authority as Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated to provide sales and use tax exemptions for economic development projects.
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S.B. No. 942 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CAPS ON STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR BUSINESS PROJECTS AND THE URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL SITE TAX CREDIT', to raise the caps on financial assistance that does not require approval by the General Assembly in order to avoid the delays associated with such approval.
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S.B. No. 943 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE STATE ECONOMIC STRATEGIC PLAN', to streamline the state economic strategic plan in order to make it more customer-friendly, clear and focused.
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S.B. No. 944 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO ALLOW FOR MUNICIPAL AGGREGATION', to establish a municipal electric aggregation pilot program that will operate as a customer opt-out of electric service program.
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S.B. No. 945 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PAYMENT OF SECURITY DEPOSITS TO MUNICIPAL UTILITIES FURNISHING ELECTRIC, GAS OR WATER SERVICE', to require municipal utilities to develop a plan to return security deposits of commercial and industrial customers in a timely manner.
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S.B. No. 946 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR PROJECT 150 PROJECTS', to extend the in-service date by not more than twenty-four months for Project 150 projects with a capacity of less than five megawatts.
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S.B. No. 947 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNINIG ELECTRONIC BILL SIGNATURES BY LEGISLATORS', to study the feasibility of electronic bill signatures by legislators.
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S.B. No. 948 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DEVELOPMENT OF ENERGY-RELATED TECHNOLOGIES', to determine how to continue the development of energy-related technologies in the state.
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S.B. No. 949 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CLEAN ENERGY PROJECTS', to exempt from property tax any clean energy project installed at a commercial or industrial property.
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S.B. No. 950 (RAISED) ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY STATUTES', to implement technical revisions to various energy and technology statutes.
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S.B. No. 951 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CONGREGATE HOUSING', to make changes to certain statutes concerning congregate housing.
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S.B. No. 952 (RAISED) HOUSING . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS REGARDING BED BUG INFESTATION', to establish landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities regarding bed bug infestations in rental housing.
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S.B. No. 953 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DISCLOSURES FOR UNIVERSAL LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES', to require universal life insurance policies to include a disclosure that premiums for such policies may increase.
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S.B. No. 954 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENTS MADE UNDER UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED MOTORIST COVERAGE', to prohibit, for an automobile liability insurance policy delivered, issued for delivery, renewed, amended or endorsed on or after October 1, 2013, any reduction of uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage limits or benefits payable for amounts paid by the insurance company to any other claimant other than the named insured or for amounts paid to the named insured for property damage by or on behalf of any tortfeasor.
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S.B. No. 955 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PHARMACY AUDITS', to regulate pharmacy audits conducted by pharmacy benefit managers and other entities.
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S.B. No. 956 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDER ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS', to require health insurance coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections and to require the Department of Public Health to develop programs and promote research on pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections.
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S.B. No. 957 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A HEALTH INSURANCE ADVISORY COUNCIL', to establish a health insurance advisory council to evaluate and make recommendations on ways to ensure effective review by the Insurance Department of health insurance rates, ensure the affordability of health insurance in this state and monitor the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in this state.
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S.B. No. 958 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER PAYMENTS BY PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS TO PHARMACIES', to require pharmacy benefits managers to pay claims, upon written request by a pharmacy, to such pharmacy by electronic funds transfer.
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S.B. No. 959 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE GRACE PERIOD FOR LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES AND DESIGNATION OF THIRD PARTIES TO RECEIVE CANCELLATION NOTICES', to require a sixty-day grace period for life insurance premium payments and to allow an insured under a life insurance policy to designate a third party to receive copies of notices of cancellation for nonpayment of premium from the insurer.
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S.B. No. 960 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSIONS', to authorize municipalities to establish historic preservation commissions.
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S.B. No. 961 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSESSMENT OF LIVESTOCK AND FARM MACHINERY AND THE TRANSFER OF LAND CLASSIFIED AS FARM LAND, OPEN SPACE LAND, FOREST LAND AND MARITIME HERITAGE LAND', to authorize municipalities, by local option, to exempt all horses and ponies from property taxation; to increase the property tax exemption for farm machinery; to amend the date on which a qualified foresters report must be submitted; to require property owners to provide notice of an excepted transfer of land classified as farm land, open space land, forest land or maritime heritage land, and to make other changes concerning the assessment of such classified land.
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S.B. No. 962 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT MAKING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES', to make technical changes to statutes concerning municipalities.
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S.B. No. 963 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPIRATION OF APPROVALS FOR ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS WITH DESIGN FLOWS OF LESS THAN FIVE THOUSAND GALLONS PER DAY', to extend the expiration of certain approvals for on-site sewage disposal systems with design flows of less than five thousand gallons per day.
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S.B. No. 964 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOUTH CENTRAL CONNECTICUT REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY AND CONCERNING THE SALE OF WATER TO COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEMS', to amend special act provisions concerning the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority.
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S.B. No. 965 (RAISED) PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO MUNICIPAL REVENUE COLLECTION STATUTES', to make technical and substantive changes to statutes concerning municipal revenue collection.
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S.B. No. 966 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO STUDY INJURY RATES IN SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAMS', to establish a pilot program to monitor incidents of injuries to high school students during participation in interscholastic athletic activities and to establish a task force to study such injuries and make recommendations to decrease the number of such injuries.
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S.B. No. 967 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPENSES RELATING TO THE SALE OF NONPROFIT HOSPITALS', to increase the amount that a purchaser of a nonprofit hospital may be responsible for paying for the review of a proposed agreement.
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S.B. No. 968 (RAISED) PUBLIC HEALTH . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REPORTS OF NURSE STAFFING LEVELS', to require hospitals to report to the Department of Public Health on nurse staffing levels.
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S.B. No. 969 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING FEES CHARGED FOR CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECKS', to provide that fees for conducting criminal history records checks may be charged when the request is from a state agency with respect to an individual not to be employed by such agency.
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S.B. No. 970 (RAISED) HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT . 'AN ACT EXEMPTING THE ADDRESSES OF CERTAIN UCONN HEALTH CENTER EMPLOYEES FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT', to ensure the safety and security of employees of The University of Connecticut Health Center who provide direct care to inmates or patients with psychiatric or mental health disorders.
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