Human Services Committee Bill Record Book 1/2/2024

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Section 1: PROPOSED SENATE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sSB-10 AA PROMOTING ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, HEALTH CARE COVERAGE, TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE COSTS, HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED SUPPORT FOR VULNERABLE PERSONS AND RIGHTS REGARDING GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR DUFF, 25TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-09 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable
03-21 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
03-01 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
735

472
  PSB-17 AAC THE BENEFITS CLIFF BARRIER TO GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT.

SENATOR MARTIN, 31ST DIST.
SENATOR CICARELLA, 34TH DIST.


  PSB-34 AA INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF RESOURCES A COMMUNITY SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT MAY RETAIN.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.


  PSB-57 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE STATE-FUNDED CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  sSB-58 AAC CONSERVATOR COMPENSATION BY MEDICAID APPLICANTS AND RECIPIENTS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR HWANG, 28TH DIST.
02-07 05-08 APP - Joint Favorable
02-14 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-01 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
3

39
05-03 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  PSB-60 AAC EQUITABLE MEDICAID PAYMENT RATES AND ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  sSB-82 AA ELIMINATING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR THE MED-CONNECT HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DEMICCO, 21ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al
02-07 05-01 APP - Joint Favorable
02-14 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-01 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
4

40
04-26 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  PSB-136 AA ALIGNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR PHYSICIAN AND AMBULANCE SERVICES WITH MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT RATES.

SENATOR GORDON, 35TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE REYES, 75TH DIST.


  PSB-137 AA INCREASING HUSKY C ASSET LIMITS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  SB-208 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO LOW-COST OR FREE TRANSPORTATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR SEMINARA, 8TH DIST.
02-28 02-15 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft


  PSB-238 AA REDUCING INCOME ELIGIBILITY FOR MEDICAID.

SENATOR FAZIO, 36TH DIST.


  PSB-240 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO THE STATE-FUNDED PORTION OF THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-409 AA PROVIDING EQUITABLE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT.

SENATOR LOPES, 6TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SANCHEZ, 24TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SANCHEZ, 25TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-410 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE RECOVERY COACHES.

SENATOR SOMERS, 18TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CARNEY, 23RD DIST.


  SB-411 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR PHARMACISTS DISPENSING BLISTER PACK MEDICATIONS.

SENATOR SOMERS, 18TH DIST.
02-07 03-27 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
03-07 HS - Vote to Draft
01-31 HS - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  sSB-412 AA INCREASING MEDICAID RATES FOR COMPLEX CARE NURSING SERVICES.

SENATOR BERTHEL, 32ND DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.
02-14 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-07 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
02-08 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft
695

421
  PSB-413 AA PROHIBITING THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES FROM DISCOURAGING LEGAL REPRESENTATION OF APPLICANTS AND BENEFICIARIES AND FROM ENGAGING IN UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF THE LAW.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


  PSB-414 AA EXTENDING MEDICAID COVERAGE TO MEDICAL SERVICES RELATED TO TREATMENT OF OBESITY.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PSB-415 AA STRENGTHENING SUPPORT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.

SENATOR KISSEL, 7TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ZAWISTOWSKI, 61ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-416 AAC ALLEVIATING WAIT LISTS FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER MEDICAID WAIVER SERVICES.

SENATOR KISSEL, 7TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ZAWISTOWSKI, 61ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-417 AA EXCLUDING NATUROPATHS FROM MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.


  PSB-418 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR RECOVERY COACHES AND COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PSB-419 AA INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.


  SB-420 AA ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS WHO HIRE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR SEMINARA, 8TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KAVROS DEGRAW, 17TH DIST.
02-28 04-18 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-07 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference FIN
02-08 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft
696

422
  PSB-421 AA INCREASING MEDICAID PAYMENT RATES TO NOT LESS THAN NINETY PER CENT OF MEDICARE RATES.

SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PSB-422 AA CODIFYING STATE ADOPTION OF THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT AND CLARIFYING ITS APPLICATION.

SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RYAN, 139TH DIST.


  PSB-423 AAC MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR SOCIAL WORKER VISITS TO CLIENTS RECEIVING HOME CARE.

SENATOR MARX, 20TH DIST.


  PSB-424 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR TELEHEALTH SERVICES.

SENATOR CABRERA, 17TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE D'AGOSTINO, 91ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PSB-742 AAC A STUDY OF THE IMPACT OF MARRIAGE ON ELIGIBILITY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS.

SENATOR KISSEL, 7TH DIST.


  PSB-743 AA DETERRING ABUSE OF PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO OWNERS OF SERVICE ANIMALS.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.
01-31 HS - Change of Reference JUD


  PSB-744 AA REQUIRING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE APPLICANTS TO PROVIDE PROOF OF CITIZENSHIP.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.


  PSB-745 AAC A WORK REQUIREMENT FOR YOUNG ADULT MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.


  PSB-746 AAC A FULLY STAFFED STATE MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.


  PSB-747 AA PROHIBITING THE USE OF ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFER CARDS AT CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DAUPHINAIS, 44TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DUBITSKY, 47TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-748 AA REQUIRING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES TO WORK OR VOLUNTEER.

SENATOR SAMPSON, 16TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DAUPHINAIS, 44TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DUBITSKY, 47TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-785 AA ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF THE FOOD ACCESS ADVOCATE.

SENATOR GASTON, 23RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GEE, 126TH DIST.

et al


  PSB-835 AA INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF RESOURCES THAT MAY BE RETAINED BY THE SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.


Section 2: PROPOSED HOUSE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sHB-5001 AAC RESOURCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL OR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY.

REPRESENTATIVE RITTER, 1ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROJAS, 9TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.

et al
03-09 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable
03-22 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
03-01 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
738
848
496
582
05-30 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A,B
06-07 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A,B
06-27 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-22 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-22 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-15 PA 23-137
  PHB-5028 AAC SEMIMONTHLY DISBURSEMENTS OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS.

REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.


  PHB-5091 AA REQUIRING ABLE-BODIED PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES TO WORK OR VOLUNTEER.

REPRESENTATIVE PISCOPO, 76TH DIST.


  PHB-5092 AAC A FEDERAL WAIVER TO COMPEL ABLE-BODIED MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO WORK OR VOLUNTEER.

REPRESENTATIVE PISCOPO, 76TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ANDERSON, 62ND DIST.


  PHB-5234 AAC PERSON-CENTERED, COORDINATED MEDICAL, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND ORAL HEALTH CARE FOR MEDICAID RECIPIENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PHB-5321 AA ESTABLISHING A STATE OMBUDSMAN'S OFFICE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE COVERAGE.

REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
02-07 01-31 HS - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5322 AA FACILITATING SAFE OPIOID PRESCRIPTION DISPOSAL BY HUSKY HEALTH PROGRAM MEMBERS.

REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTY, 38TH DIST.


  PHB-5323 AAC THE EXPANSION OF HUSKY HEALTH BENEFITS TO ALL INCOME-ELIGIBLE PERSONS REGARDLESS OF IMMIGRATION STATUS.

REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5442 AAC STATE-FUNDED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR ELIGIBLE PERSONS UP TO AGE TWENTY-SIX.

REPRESENTATIVE REYES, 75TH DIST.


  PHB-5443 AA PROHIBITING STATE CLAWBACK OF SAVINGS RETAINED BY NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE RYAN, 139TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.


  PHB-5444 AA INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE RYAN, 139TH DIST.


  PHB-5445 AA ELIMINATING ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS.

REPRESENTATIVE RYAN, 139TH DIST.
SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE D'AGOSTINO, 91ST DIST.


  PHB-5446 AA INDEXING STATE FUNDING FOR NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO INFLATION RATES.

REPRESENTATIVE RYAN, 139TH DIST.
SENATOR OSTEN, 19TH DIST.


  PHB-5485 AAC A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF ESTABLISHING A HUSKY FOR ALL, UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE FINANCING SYSTEM.

REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al
01-18 PH - Change of Reference HS


  PHB-5746 AAC FUNDING FOR NONPROFIT COMMUNITY PROVIDERS.

REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BUMGARDNER, 41ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5747 AA INDEXING STATE RATES OF PAYMENT FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO INFLATION.

REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5748 AA PROHIBITING CLAWBACK OF CERTAIN FUNDS RETAINED BY NONPROFIT PRIVATE PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5749 AA INCREASING ACCESS TO METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT BY INCREASING MEDICAID RATES FOR PROVIDERS.

REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.


  PHB-5750 AA ELIMINATING ADMINISTRATIVE BURDENS AND ENSURING TIMELY PAYMENTS FOR NONPROFIT HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS.

REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5751 AAC ADEQUATE AND EQUITABLE STATE FUNDING FOR NONPROFIT PROVIDERS OF HUMAN SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FARRAR, 20TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PARKER, 101ST DIST.

et al


  PHB-5752 AAC MEDICAID PAYMENT PARITY FOR HOSPITALS PROVIDING LONG-TERM, ACUTE CARE.

REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.


  PHB-5753 AA ELIMINATING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR THE MED-CONNECT PROGRAM FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND INCREASING ASSET LIMITS FOR HUSKY C.

REPRESENTATIVE DEMICCO, 21ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.


  PHB-5754 AA PROVIDING COMPENSATION FOR SPOUSES WHO PROVIDE CARE FOR PARTICIPANTS IN STATE-FUNDED HOME CARE.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.


  PHB-5755 AAC A CONSUMER'S RIGHT TO REPAIR POWERED WHEELCHAIRS.

REPRESENTATIVE DEMICCO, 21ST DIST.


  PHB-5756 AA INCREASING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS.

REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.


  PHB-5757 AA INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR DENTAL CARE.

REPRESENTATIVE PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77TH DIST.


  PHB-5758 AAC PROMPT PAYMENT OF HOME HEATING OIL VENDORS IN THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.


  PHB-5759 AA PROMOTING NUTRITIONAL HEALTH OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES BY AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF MULTIVITAMINS ON ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFER CARDS.

REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.


  PHB-5760 AAC LICENSURE OF AND HUSKY HEALTH PROGRAM COVERAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL BOARD CERTIFIED LACTATION CONSULTANTS.

REPRESENTATIVE LEEPER, 132ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GILCHREST, 18TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133RD DIST.

et al
01-31 HS - Change of Reference PH


  PHB-5761 AAC FAIR COMPENSATION FOR VENDORS PARTICIPATING IN THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.


  PHB-5762 AAC SAFE DISPOSAL OF OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS BY MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES.

REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.


  PHB-5763 AA EXPANDING CONNECTICUT FATHERHOOD INITIATIVE PROGRAMS.

REPRESENTATIVE SANCHEZ, 25TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE REYES, 75TH DIST.
01-31 HS - Change of Reference APP


  PHB-5764 AAC COMMUNICATION ACCESS FOR DEAF, HARD OF HEARING AND DEAFBLIND PERSONS IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS.

REPRESENTATIVE COMEY, 102ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE POULOS, 81ST DIST.
02-14 HS - Change of Reference PH


  HB-5765 AAC COMPENSATION OF FAMILY CAREGIVERS IN MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BUCKBEE, 67TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CASE, 63RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
02-07 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
02-01 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft


  PHB-5766 AAC DRUG TESTING OF PERSONS RECEIVING STATE-ADMINISTERED CASH ASSISTANCE.

REPRESENTATIVE HOXHA, 78TH DIST.


  PHB-5767 AA REQUIRING ABLE-BODIED ADULT PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFICIARIES TO WORK OR VOLUNTEER.

REPRESENTATIVE HOXHA, 78TH DIST.


  PHB-5768 AAC A CONNECTICUT BASIC INCOME PILOT PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE FARRAR, 20TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
01-31 HS - Change of Reference APP


  PHB-5769 AAC ACCESS TO LONG-TERM SUPPORTS AND RESOURCES FOR AGING IN PLACE.

REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GARIBAY, 60TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5770 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE TOP FIVE SERVICES DELIVERED BY SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS.

REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.


  PHB-5771 AAC MEDICAID COVERAGE OF AUTHORIZED COMMUNITY VIOLENCE PREVENTION SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.


  PHB-5772 AAC A CERTIFIED RESPITE PROGRAM FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH CRITICAL ILLNESSES.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
01-31 HS - Change of Reference PH


  PHB-5773 AA SYNCHRONIZING STATE BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO FEDERAL BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.


  PHB-5774 AA PROHIBITING STATE CLAWBACK OF SAVINGS RETAINED BY NONPROFIT HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS.

REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTY, 38TH DIST.


  PHB-5775 AA PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR GROCERY STORE CONSTRUCTION IN "FOOD DESERTS".

REPRESENTATIVE KHAN, 5TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MCGEE, 116TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-5776 AA REMOVING RESTRICTIONS ON FUNDING FOR SUPPORT OF SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS.

REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.


  PHB-5777 AA INCREASING MEDICAID PAYMENT RATES FOR METHADONE MAINTENANCE TREATMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.


  PHB-5778 AA REQUIRING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.

REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER, 57TH DIST.


  RHB-5779 AAC A STUDY OF CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR ABUSE, ABANDONMENT AND FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF ELDERLY PERSONS, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES OR CONSERVED PERSONS.

REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.

et al
02-02

  RHB-5780 AA ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO EXPAND ACCESS TO HEARING TESTS AND HEARING AIDS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
SENATOR HOCHADEL, 13TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GARIBAY, 60TH DIST.
02-02 03-01 AGE - Joint Favorable
51
55

04-25 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  RHB-5781 AAC NOTICE OF A PROPOSED INVOLUNTARY TRANSFER OR DISCHARGE OF A NURSING FACILITY RESIDENT, FAMILY COUNCILS IN MANAGED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES, COORDINATION OF DEMENTIA SERVICES, NURSING HOME TRANSPARENCY AND HOMEMAKER-COMPANION AGENCIES.

REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
SENATOR HOCHADEL, 13TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GARIBAY, 60TH DIST.

et al
02-02 03-01 AGE - Joint Favorable
52
845
56
575
06-02 IN CONCURRENCE
05-30 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
06-02 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-13 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-07 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-07 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-06 PA 23-48
  PHB-5782 AA ADJUSTING INCOME ELIGIBILITY CAPS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE TO OFFSET INCREASES IN SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE ROCHELLE, 104TH DIST.


  PHB-6103 AA ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF FOOD ADVOCACY.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
SENATOR GASTON, 23RD DIST.


  PHB-6104 AA EXTENDING THE TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE TIME LIMIT FOR BENEFICIARIES ENGAGED IN EDUCATIONAL, VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS IN PURSUIT OF STABLE EMPLOYMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GEE, 126TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-6105 AAC A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY THE ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS.

REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTY, 38TH DIST.


  PHB-6257 AAC REIMBURSEMENT OF INDEPENDENT CONNECTICUT-BASED NONPROFIT HOSPITALS FOR UNCOMPENSATED CARE OF NONCITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES.

REPRESENTATIVE O'DEA, 125TH DIST.


  HB-6386 AAC SAFEGUARDING THE RIGHTS, HEALTH, FINANCES AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE WALKER, 93RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
02-16 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
02-01 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft


  PHB-6516 AAC THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS AND VENDOR ACCESS.

REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER, 57TH DIST.


  PHB-6517 AA PROVIDING MEDICAID COVERAGE FOR CERTIFIED, REGISTERED DIETITIAN-NUTRITIONIST (RDN) SERVICES PROVIDING MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY.

REPRESENTATIVE FOSTER, 57TH DIST.
02-14 01-31 HS - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


Section 3: (SENATE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sSB-58 AAC CONSERVATOR COMPENSATION BY MEDICAID APPLICANTS AND RECIPIENTS.

SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
SENATOR HWANG, 28TH DIST.
02-07 05-08 APP - Joint Favorable
02-14 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-01 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
3

39
05-03 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  sSB-82 AA ELIMINATING INCOME AND ASSET LIMITS FOR THE MED-CONNECT HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DEMICCO, 21ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.

et al
02-07 05-01 APP - Joint Favorable
02-14 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
02-01 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft
4

40
04-26 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON APP
  SB-208 AA EXPANDING ACCESS TO LOW-COST OR FREE TRANSPORTATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR SEMINARA, 8TH DIST.
02-28 02-15 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-19 HS - Vote to Draft


  sSB-412 AA INCREASING MEDICAID RATES FOR COMPLEX CARE NURSING SERVICES.

SENATOR BERTHEL, 32ND DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.
02-14 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-07 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
02-08 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft
695

421
  SB-420 AA ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS WHO HIRE PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

SENATOR SEMINARA, 8TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KAVROS DEGRAW, 17TH DIST.
02-28 04-18 FIN - Joint Favorable
03-07 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference FIN
02-08 SCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft
696

422
  RSB-945 AA FACILITATING SAFE DISPOSAL OF OPIOID PRESCRIPTIONS BY MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES.
02-07

  sSB-946 AAC THE CONNECTICUT HOME-CARE PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.

REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
02-07 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable
03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
697

423
  RSB-947 AA INCREASING THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF RESOURCES A COMMUNITY SPOUSE OF AN INSTITUTIONALIZED MEDICAID RECIPIENT MAY RETAIN.
02-07

  sSB-977 AAC MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR SURGERY AND MEDICAL SERVICES RELATED TO TREATMENT OF OBESITY.

SENATOR GASTON, 23RD DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.

et al
02-14 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable
03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
672
537
402
06-05 HOUSE PASSED
06-05 IN CONCURRENCE
05-16 SENATE PASSED
06-28 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-15 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-15 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-12 PA 23-94
  sSB-978 AAC EXPANSION OF THE COVERED CONNECTICUT PROGRAM.

SENATOR GASTON, 23RD DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
02-28 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-07 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
698

424
  sSB-989 AAC NONPROFIT PROVIDER RETENTION OF CONTRACT SAVINGS, COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT AND STUDIES OF MEDICAID RATES OF REIMBURSEMENT, NURSING HOME TRANSPORTATION AND NURSING HOME WAITING LISTS.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE KAVROS DEGRAW, 17TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al
02-16 05-09 JUD - Joint Favorable
03-28 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
554
604
326
06-07 HOUSE PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-07 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
06-07 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
06-07 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
05-25 SEN. ADOPTED SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-25 SEN. PASSED, SEN. AMEND. SCH. A
05-03 REF. BY SEN. TO COMM. ON JUD
06-28 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-22 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-22 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-21 PA 23-186
  sSB-990 AAC COST-BASED REIMBURSEMENT FOR FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.
02-14 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  sSB-991 AAC MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.

REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
SENATOR MOORE, 22ND DIST.
02-28 03-21 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
438

251
  sSB-1052 AAC AREA AGENCIES ON AGING.

REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.
02-28 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
674

404
  sSB-1053 AA ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE ELDERLY NUTRITION PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.

et al
03-07 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-28 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
675
554
405
06-05 HOUSE PASSED
06-05 IN CONCURRENCE
05-17 SENATE PASSED
06-29 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-15 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-15 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-12 SA 23-17

Section 4: (HOUSE) COMMITTEE BILLS AND RAISED BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  HB-5765 AAC COMPENSATION OF FAMILY CAREGIVERS IN MEDICAID WAIVER PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE BUCKBEE, 67TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CASE, 63RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.
02-07 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
02-01 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft


  HB-6386 AAC SAFEGUARDING THE RIGHTS, HEALTH, FINANCES AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF NURSING HOME RESIDENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE WALKER, 93RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.
02-16 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
02-01 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
01-31 HS - Vote to Draft


  sHB-6586 AAC SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE.

REPRESENTATIVE GARIBAY, 60TH DIST.
02-14 05-01 APP - Joint Favorable
03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
322
221

04-25 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
  sHB-6587 AAC A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MEDICAID COVERAGE OF DIAPERS AND OTHER HEALTH-RELATED SOCIAL NEEDS.

REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE QUINN, 82ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DELANY, 144TH DIST.

et al
02-28 03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute
323
726
222
441
05-03 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
  sHB-6612 AAC NONPROFIT HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDERS.
02-28 03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  sHB-6616 AAC EXPANSION OF HUSKY HEALTH BENEFITS TO THOSE INELIGIBLE DUE TO IMMIGRATION STATUS.

REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.

et al
02-14 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
687
459

  sHB-6617 AA PROMOTING EQUITY IN COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY HEALTH CARE.

REPRESENTATIVE CURREY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR MAHER, 26TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SANCHEZ, 25TH DIST.
02-28 04-21 APP - Joint Favorable
03-28 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
710
466

  RHB-6618 AAC MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FOR CERTAIN PERSONS RECEIVING ABORTION CARE AND RELATED SERVICES IN CONNECTICUT.

REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
SENATOR ANWAR, 3RD DIST.
02-28

  sHB-6626 AAC LONG-TERM CARE.
02-16 03-23 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  sHB-6627 AAC THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S PROPOSED REMEDIES FOR DEFICIENT LONG-TERM CARE.
02-16 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP


  RHB-6628 AAC MEDICAID COVERAGE OF BIOMARKER TESTING.

REPRESENTATIVE PALM, 36TH DIST.
SENATOR SLAP, 5TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DOUCETTE, 13TH DIST.

et al
02-14 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  RHB-6629 AAC TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE.

SENATOR GASTON, 23RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON, 49TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.

et al
02-14 03-02 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  sHB-6630 AA INCREASING HUSKY C ASSET AND INCOME LIMITS.

REPRESENTATIVE NOLAN, 39TH DIST.
SENATOR LOONEY, 11TH DIST.
SENATOR KELLY, 21ST DIST.
03-07 03-23 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP


  sHB-6701 AAC FUNERAL ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS OF LIMITED INCOME.

REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GONZALEZ, 3RD DIST.
02-28 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-16 HS - Joint Favorable Change of Reference APP
680
453

  sHB-6702 AAC A CONSUMER'S RIGHT TO TIMELY WHEELCHAIR REPAIRS.
02-28 03-21 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference JUD


  RHB-6703 AAC THE LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BOLINSKY, 106TH DIST.
02-28

Section 11: GOVERNOR'S BILLS AND ECERTS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  sHB-6665 AAC THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
02-28 04-20 APP - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-28 HS - Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference APP
688
460