SENATE
List of Bills

S.B. No. 190 (COMM) TRANSPORTATION . 'AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DIRT BIKE OPERATION AND A STUDY OF A TITLE SYSTEM FOR DIRT BIKE OWNERSHIP', to make municipalities safer by increasing penalties for violations of municipal dirt bike ordinances and regulations and to study the implementation of a title system for dirt bike ownership.
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S.B. No. 318 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING USED AUTOMOBILE WARRANTIES', to protect purchasers of certain used motor vehicles.
REF. GENERAL LAW

S.B. No. 319 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT PROHIBITING MANDATORY ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSES IN HOME IMPROVEMENT AND NEW HOME CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS', to protect the right of homeowners and potential homeowners to bring disputes to court.
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S.B. No. 327 (COMM) GENERAL LAW . 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSES', to allow professional engineers to relinquish their licenses upon leaving the state and to obtain new licenses upon return to the state.
REF. GENERAL LAW

S.B. No. 382 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE CIVIL AIR PATROL', to ensure the Connecticut Wing Civil Air Patrol continues to provide its services to and for the state.
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S.B. No. 390 (COMM) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT MAKING PERMANENT THE JOB EXPANSION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM', to make permanent the job expansion tax credit.
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S.B. No. 537 (COMM) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BROKER BETWEEN EB-5 VISA APPLICANTS AND BUSINESSES SEEKING CAPITAL', to establish within the Department of Economic and Community Development a program that matches foreign investors with businesses or individuals seeking capital and apply for designation of such program as an EB-5 Regional Center.
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S.B. No. 648 (COMM) VETERANS' AFFAIRS . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN APPROPRIATION FOR VICTORY GARDENS IN NEWINGTON', to provide funding for case management services at Victory Gardens, a supportive housing project for homeless veterans and families at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs' Newington campus.
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S.B. No. 1077 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM', no Statement of Purpose.
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S.B. No. 1078 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT INCREASING THE GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT OF VEHICLES HAULING AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES', to increase the allowable gross vehicle weight of vehicles carrying agricultural commodities to one hundred thousand pounds.
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S.B. No. 1079 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT', to increase the amount of the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit.
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S.B. No. 1080 (RAISED) COMMERCE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND THE TENURE REVIEW PROCESS IN THE STATE SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION', to require the state's higher education institutions to recognize the commercialization activities of faculty members during the tenure review process.
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S.B. No. 1081 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING RECYCLING AND JOBS', to prioritize and increase the incentive for solid waste reduction and recycling in order to save costs to municipalities, businesses and the state and to create jobs in the recovery of recyclable materials.
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S.B. No. 1082 (RAISED) ENVIRONMENT . 'AN ACT CONCERNING BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT, INSTITUTIONAL CONTROLS AND SIGNIFICANT ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD PROGRAMS', to provide municipalities with liability relief when they take brownfield properties for redevelopment, to institute less cumbersome institutional controls on properties where the risk is managed and to compel property owners to address high levels of pollution on their property if it poses significant and imminent risks to public health and the environment.
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S.B. No. 1083 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES', to study programs offered by the Department of Social Services to determine program efficacy and needs.
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S.B. No. 1084 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING DELAYS IN MEDICAID APPLICATION PROCESSING', to ensure that the Department of Social Services has implemented technology by April 1, 2014, to ensure prompt processing of Medicaid applications.
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S.B. No. 1085 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE PROVISION OF EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES TO YOUTH', to establish a pilot program offering integrated emotional and behavioral health to youth in Hartford and New Haven counties.
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S.B. No. 1086 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING LONG-TERM CARE', to study whether long-term care programs and planning are sufficient to meet the need for such services.
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S.B. No. 1087 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES . 'AN ACT CONCERNING A RESPITE PILOT PROGRAM TO SAVE MEDICAID HOSPITALIZATION COSTS', to save money in state Medicaid costs related to unnecessary hospitalization of homeless persons who require medical care but whose medical needs do not require hospitalization.
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S.B. No. 1088 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY ADVERSE DETERMINATIONS BY HEALTH CARRIERS FOR THE TREATMENT OF MENTAL DISORDERS', to establish a task force to study the numbers, frequencies and final outcomes of adverse determinations made by health carriers for the treatment of mental disorders, where such treatments were determined to be medically necessary by a covered person's treating health care professional.
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S.B. No. 1089 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE QUALIFICATIONS OF CLINICAL PEERS FOR ADVERSE DETERMINATION REVIEWS', to redefine the qualifications of a clinical peer for purposes of reviews of adverse determination grievances.
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S.B. No. 1090 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT DECREASING THE TIME FRAME FOR CERTAIN ADVERSE DETERMINATION GRIEVANCES', to decrease the time for review decisions to be made by health carriers and independent review organizations for certain adverse determination grievances from seventy-two hours to twenty-four hours.
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S.B. No. 1091 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF AND PROGRAM ENROLLMENT OPTIONS FOR TREATMENT THAT IS ORDERED BY A COURT FOR MENTAL DISORDERS', to establish a task force to study health insurance coverage of and program enrollment options for treatment that is ordered by a court for mental disorders.
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S.B. No. 1092 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSURERS REHABILITATION AND LIQUIDATION ACT', to extend certain protections to a Federal Home Loan Bank for any pledge, security, credit, loan, advance, reimbursement or guarantee agreement or arrangement or any similar agreement or arrangement or other credit enhancement to which it is a party with an insurance company that is under conservation, rehabilitation, liquidation or administrative supervision by the Insurance Department.
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S.B. No. 1093 (RAISED) INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE . 'AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE INSURANCE STATUTES', to revise various insurance statutes to enhance the Insurance Department's regulatory authority.
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S.B. No. 1094 (RAISED) PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY . 'AN ACT CONCERNING EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION', to update statutory references resulting from government reorganization.
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S.B. No. 1095 (RAISED) FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING . 'AN ACT ELIMINATING THE INCREASE IN THE PETROLEUM PRODUCTS GROSS EARNINGS TAX', to eliminate the increase in the petroleum products gross earnings tax scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2013.
REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING