Legislative Update
Sunday, May 19, 2019 4:18 AM

HB5125 An Act Increasing The Property Tax Abatement For Certain First Responders. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 79 (3/21)

To increase the property tax abatement for certain first responders from one thousand dollars to one thousand five hundred dollars.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/27 11:15 AM @ ROOM 1A


HB5540 An Act Establishing A Municipal Option To Provide Property Tax Relief To Residents Who Are Unable To Live In Their Homes Due To A Natural Disaster Or Evacuation Order. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 83 (3/21)

To permit municipalities to establish programs of property tax relief for residents unable to live in their homes due to a natural disaster or an evacuation order or declaration of a state of emergency or disaster.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB5541 An Act Authorizing The Waiver Of Certain Penalties Related To A Grand List Exemption. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 274 (4/2)

To permit the town of Bloomfield to waive a late filing penalty and restore a grand list tax exemption for which a corporation is otherwise qualified.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB5644 An Act Concerning The Depreciation Schedule For Commercial Construction Equipment. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 673 (4/17)

To include commercial construction equipment registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles in the schedule of depreciation a municipality may adopt for certain tangible personal property.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB6120 An Act Concerning The Failure To File For Certain Grand List Exemptions And The Renewal Of Certain Temporary Notes Issued By A Municipality. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 680 (4/17)

To allow (1) certain persons to file for property tax exemptions, notwithstanding certain statutory deadlines, and (2) the town of Woodbridge to renew certain temporary notes.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB6292 An Act Concerning Motor Vehicle Tax Assessments For Certain Owners Of Rental Property. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 681 (4/17)

To allow a landlord to produce certain documents to prove such landlord is not residing at a rental property owned by such landlord for purposes of contesting motor vehicle tax assessments.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB6335 An Act Concerning Land Use Appeals. - TBD
Status: File Number 823 (4/29)

To streamline the process involving withdrawal or settlement of a land use appeal.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 10:00 AM @ ROOM 1D


HB6356 An Act Concerning Payments In Lieu Of Taxes For State Housing Authority Properties. - MONITOR
Status: Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations (4/2)

To provide municipalities with payment in lieu of taxes for state housing authority properties.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB7192 An Act Concerning Municipal And Regional Opportunities And Efficiencies. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 861 (5/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 1D


HB7206 An Act Expanding The Property Tax Exemption For Certain Renewable Energy Sources And Hydropower Facilities. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 690 (4/17)

To establish a property tax exemption for certain renewable energy sources and hydropower facilities.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/15 12:00 PM @ ROOM 1A


HB7244 An Act Concerning The Property Tax Exemption For Service Members And Veterans Having Disability Ratings. - MONITOR
Status: Tabled for the Calendar, House (4/19)

To increase the property tax exemption amounts for veterans having a disability rating and require the filing of a death certificate with the town assessor to continue such exemption for a surviving spouse or minor children after the veteran's death.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 3/7 10:00 AM @ ROOM 1E


HB7368 An Act Concerning The Use Of Mass Appraisal Software. - MONITOR
Status: Senate Calendar Number 541 (5/20)

To make a technical correction.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/20 11:00 AM @ ROOM 1D


HB7408 An Act Concerning Municipal Revenue And Stormwater Authority, Studies Of The Pilot Grants Program And A Property Tax Exemption For Machinery And Equipment, And Enterprise Zones. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/20/19 10:00 AM (5/13)

To diversify municipal revenue options, require a study of the PILOT grants program with respect to certain towns and a study of the property tax exemption for machinery and equipment under subdivision (76) of section 12-81 of the general statutes, and authorize municipalities to opt out of certain provisions related to enterprise zones.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 4/10 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E


HB7413 An Act Concerning The Failure To File For A Grand List Exemption, Payment Of A Grant-in-aid And The Extension For Filing A Declaration And Authorizing The Renewal Of Certain Temporary Notes. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 897 (5/16)

To (1) allow certain persons to file for property tax exemptions, notwithstanding certain statutory deadlines, (2) require the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection to pay a grant-in-aid to the town of Wallingford for extension of municipal water services, (3) authorize the town of Woodbridge to renew certain temporary notes, notwithstanding the statutory renewal period, and (4) specify that a personal property declaration filing extension request be made in writing.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 4/26 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB140 An Act Expanding Eligibility For Tax Relief For Certain Elderly Homeowners. - MONITOR
Status: House Calendar Number 560 (5/13)

To provide property tax relief for certain owners of real property held in trust for such owner.

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SB526 An Act Requiring A Study Concerning The Creation Of A Municipal Option To Amend The Municipal Fiscal Year To Align With The Federal Fiscal Year. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 715 (4/17)

To require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to conduct a study concerning the creation of a municipal option to amend the municipal fiscal year to align with the federal fiscal year.

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SB527 An Act Permitting Municipalities To Combine The Property Assessments Of Multiple Electric Generating Facilities. - MONITOR
Status: Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate (5/14)

To permit municipalities to combine real and personal property assessments of multiple electric generating facilities.

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SB548 An Act Concerning Community Empowerment And Neighborhood Assistance. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 716 (4/17)

To (1) require certain municipalities to establish community investment boards and to use a certain percentage of grant funding received through the municipal revenue sharing account and the select payment in lieu of taxes account for the priorities of such boards, (2) require the Office of Policy and Management to establish an Internet web site for the submission of proposals for solutions to urban-area problems and authorize the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to establish pilot programs to implement certain proposals, and (3) establish a task force to study issues concerning nonprofit providers.

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SB562 An Act Lowering The Age Of Eligibility For Property Tax Relief For Elderly Persons. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 18 (3/5)

To lower the age a senior citizen must be to obtain available property tax relief.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 10:30 AM @ ROOM 1B


SB570 An Act Concerning Opportunity Zones. - MONITOR
Status: File Number 365 (4/3)

To (1) require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to host a series of regional events advertising the state's opportunity zones; (2) require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to study how the state may incentivize investment in the state's opportunity zones; and (3) expand the role of the Department of Economic and Community Development's Permit Ombudsman to include expediting review of permit applications for projects that would develop any of the state's opportunity zones.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB777 An Act Requiring A Study Of Veterans' Tax Abatements. - MONITOR
Status: House Calendar Number 564 (5/13)

To study tax abatements available to veterans in this state.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 10:00 AM @ ROOM 2C


SB877 An Act Concerning Revenue Items To Implement The Governor's Budget. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/20/19 10:00 AM (5/13)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/15 10:30 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB924 An Act Implementing The Department Of Motor Vehicles Recommendations Regarding Motor Vehicle Registration Notice, The International Registration Plan, Carriers, The Medical Advisory Board And Other Motor Vehicle Statutes. - SUPPORT
Status: File Number 526 (4/8)

To implement recommendations by the Department of Motor Vehicles regarding motor vehicle registration notice, the International Registration Plan, carriers, the Medical Advisory Board and other motor vehicle statutes.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/27 12:30 PM @ ROOM 1E


SB928 An Act Concerning The Tax Exemption For Real Property Used For Certain Purposes. - OPPOSE
Status: Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate (5/14)

To permit the recovery of reasonable attorney's fees in successful actions for wrongful property tax assessment.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


SB1012 An Act Concerning Certain Municipal Property Tax Appeals And Contingency Agreements For Expert Testimony In Such Appeals. - MONITOR
Status: No Action (4/22)

To prohibit an expert witness other than a certified public accountant from offering testimony concerning the value of real property in a property tax assessment appeal if such witness is compensated on a contingency basis for such testimony.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/15 12:00 PM @ ROOM 1A


SB1139 An Act Eliminating Property Tax On Certain Motor Vehicles And Adjusting The Uniform Property Assessment Rate. - MONITOR
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Mon 4/29 11:30 AM @ ROOM 2E (4/25)

To eliminate the property tax on certain motor vehicles and adjust the uniform property assessment rate.

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Hearing Date(s):
Mon 4/29 11:30 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB1141 An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/20/19 10:00 AM (5/13)

To implement various initiatives to improve municipal capacity and establish a local sales tax and dedicate the revenue to such initiatives.

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Hearing Date(s):
Mon 4/29 11:30 AM @ ROOM 2E


HB5126 An Act Concerning The Assessment Of Real Property Used For Rental Income. - OPPOSE DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/10)

To eliminate the use of certain information in the assessment of real property used for rental income.

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HB5293 An Act Concerning Certain Veterans' Property Tax Exemptions. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/14)

To increase the amount of a property tax exemption a municipality may provide to certain disabled veterans.

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HB5294 An Act Providing For A Freeze Or Reduction On Property Taxes For Qualified Disabled Veterans. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/14)

To permit municipalities to provide a freeze or reduction on property taxes for disabled veterans that meet certain qualifications.

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HB5461 An Act Requiring Motor Vehicle Registration Within Thirty Days Of Registering A Child In School. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/16)

To require an owner of a motor vehicle that is registered in another state to register such vehicle with the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles within thirty days of registering a child in a public school located in this state.

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HB5462 An Act Requiring The Registration Of Certain Motorized Vehicles. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/16)

To require the registration of any motorized vehicle with a motor having a capacity of more than fifty cubic centimeters piston displacement with the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles.

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HB5550 An Act Concerning The Removal Of License Plates From Unregistered Motor Vehicles. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: PS Public Hearing: Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 1D (2/8)

To permit police officers to remove license plates from certain unregistered motor vehicles.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 1D


HB5554 An Act Concerning The Registration Of Motor Vehicles By Residents Who Enroll A Child In A Public School. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/17)

To require certain individuals to register their motor vehicles not later than ten days after establishing residence in this state.

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HB5569 An Act Concerning Disabled Veterans' Property Taxes. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/17)

To assist disabled veterans by increasing the property tax exemption municipalities are allowed to provide to certain disabled veterans.

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HB5624 An Act Lowering The Age For Property Tax Relief For Elderly Persons. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Human Services (1/18)

To increase the number of senior citizens eligible for property tax relief.

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HB5641 An Act Concerning Municipal Participation In The Circuit Breaker Tax Relief Program. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: PD Public Hearing: Wed 2/13 11:15 AM @ ROOM 2D (2/8)

To provide for municipal relief by allowing a municipality to elect not to participate in the tax relief program under section 12-170aa of the general statutes following a reduction in reimbursement or a lack of funds for grants payable to municipalities under said section.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/13 11:15 AM @ ROOM 2D


HB5663 An Act Concerning The Enforcement Of Motor Vehicle Registration. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/18)

To enforce motor vehicle registration in the state.

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HB5669 An Act Concerning Property Tax Exemptions For Homes And Motor Vehicles Owned By Disabled Veterans. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/18)

To increase the property tax exemptions for homes and motor vehicles owned by disabled veterans.

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HB5671 An Act Concerning Property Tax Exemptions For Gold Star Parents And Surviving Spouses. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/18)

To require municipalities to provide a property tax exemption to eligible Gold Star parents and surviving spouses.

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HB5677 An Act Concerning Payments In Lieu Of Taxes To Municipalities For Manufacturing Machinery And Equipment. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (1/22)

To assist municipalities with the cost of providing the manufacturing machinery and equipment exemption, provide property tax relief and encourage growth in manufacturing.

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HB5741 An Act Concerning Unregistered Motor Vehicles. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/22)

To permit municipalities to levy fines and impose liens against the owners of motor vehicles not registered in this state that are subject to property tax in this state.

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HB5773 An Act Concerning Portions Of The State Budget Appropriating Aid To Municipalities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (1/23)

To provide predictability to municipalities when determining their budget.

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HB5778 An Act Concerning Portions Of The State Budget Appropriating Aid To Municipalities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (1/23)

To provide predictability to municipalities when determining their budget.

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HB5852 An Act Concerning A Public-private Partnership For Crumbling Concrete Foundations And Appropriating Funds For Such Partnership. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate (1/23)

To establish a partnership between this state and the Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, LLC, and appropriate the sum of eight million dollars to such partnership.

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HB5884 An Act Concerning Property Tax Exemptions For Real Property Used For Charitable Purposes And The Recovery Of Certain Fees And Damages In Wrongful Property Tax Assessment Actions. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/23)

To clarify the property tax exemptions for real property used for charitable purposes to provide guidance to boards of assessors and to permit the recovery of attorneys' fees and compensatory damages in successful actions for wrongful property tax assessment.

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HB5885 An Act Concerning The Recovery Of Attorney's Fees And Costs In Actions For Wrongful Property Tax Assessment. - OPPOSE DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/23)

To permit the recovery of attorney's fees and costs in successful actions for wrongful property tax assessment.

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HB5890 An Act Concerning The Reassessed Value Of A Residential Building With A Foundation Made With Defective Concrete. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/23)

To allow an owner to request and require a municipality to apply retroactively the reassessed value of a residential building with a foundation made with defective concrete to the date such owner purchased or received such building.

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HB5929 An Act Concerning A Study Of Regulations Adopted By The Department Of Motor Vehicles. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/23)

To modernize and streamline regulations adopted by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

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HB5930 An Act Concerning The Duration Of A Motor Vehicle Operator's License And Motor Vehicle Registration. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/23)

To permit the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to issue a motor vehicle operator's license for a period of eight years and to increase the duration of motor vehicle registration to three years.

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HB5959 An Act Concerning Portions Of The State Budget Appropriating Aid To Municipalities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (1/24)

To provide predictability to municipalities when determining their budget.

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HB6123 An Act Concerning Municipal Tax Appeals And Contingency Agreements. - SUPPORT DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To require persons representing property owners or lessors in certain appeals concerning real property assessments to be either attorneys or certified or provisionally licensed real estate appraisers and to prohibit certified or provisionally licensed real estate appraisers from entering into contingency fee agreements in such appeals.

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HB6124 An Act Concerning The Property Tax Abatement For Certain First Responders. - DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To increase the amount of property tax abatement a municipality may provide to certain first responders.

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HB6125 An Act Concerning Individuals Age Sixty-five And Older And The Real Property Tax. - DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To freeze the property tax for individuals age sixty-five and older.

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HB6264 An Act Concerning The Prorating Of Certain Taxes Paid By A Business Entity That Closes. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (1/25)

To require certain taxes paid by a business entity that closes be prorated to the date the business entity closes.

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HB6351 An Act Permitting Municipalities To Fine Owners Of Blighted Properties. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/25)

To permit municipalities to fine the owners of blighted properties that negatively impact surrounding properties or the morale of a neighborhood.

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HB6525 An Act Concerning The Property Tax Exemption For Certain Health Care Institutions. - OPPOSE DEAD
Status: Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/11)

To specify that nursing homes described in subsection (o) of section 19a-490 of the general statutes remain eligible for the property exemption, and to exempt from the property tax residential community locations at which an assisted living service agency provides services.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 2/8 10:30 AM @ ROOM 1D


HB6553 An Act Establishing A Local Property Tax Exemptions Task Force. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/28)

To establish a task force to review and revise local property tax exemptions.

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HB6605 An Act Concerning Transfers And Conveyances Of Brownfields Designated As Special Taxing Districts. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: CE Public Hearing: Thu 2/21 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B (2/15)

To adopt specific language regarding transfer and conveyance of brownfields designated as special taxing districts.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/21 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB6745 An Act Allowing Different Mill Rates For Residential And Commercial Property. - TBD DEAD
Status: PD Public Hearing: Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B (3/1)

To allow municipalities to set a different mill rate for residential property and commercial property.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 3/6 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2B


HB6974 An Act Concerning The Duration Of Motor Vehicle Registration. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (1/30)

To increase the duration of motor vehicle registration to three years.

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HB7046 An Act Allowing Municipalities To Impose A Service Charge On Nonprofit Organizations For Municipal Services Provided. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/31)

To allow municipalities to impose a service charge on nonprofit organizations located in the municipality for municipal services provided to such organizations.

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HB7059 An Act Concerning Veterans' Property Tax Exemptions. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/31)

To allow veterans to exempt from their local property taxes an amount in proportion to their disability rating.

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SB176 An Act Concerning The Property Tax Assessed On Certain Seniors. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Aging (1/23)

To provide property tax relief for certain seniors.

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SB181 An Act Establishing A Revolving Loan Fund To Assist Elderly Homeowners With Property Taxes. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Aging (1/23)

To provide financial relief to elderly homeowners who fall behind on their tax payments.

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SB187 An Act Increasing Funding For Aging-in-place Initiatives. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (1/23)

To commit additional state funds to expand access to aging-in-place initiatives.

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SB206 An Act Increasing The Property Tax Credit. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (1/23)

To increase the property tax credit for taxes paid on a primary residence or motor vehicle to five hundred dollars.

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SB239 An Act Increasing Financial Assistance For Grandparents And Other Nonparent Relatives Who Are Raising Needy Children. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Aging (1/23)

To reduce the financial burden on grandparents and others raising needy children.

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SB276 An Act Concerning Affordable Housing For Volunteer Firefighters. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Housing (1/23)

To allow municipalities to establish affordable housing options for active members of a volunteer fire company.

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SB362 An Act Concerning The Enactment Of New Municipal Mandates. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/23)

To require new municipal mandates to be approved by at least two-thirds of the members of the House and Senate.

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SB363 An Act Exempting Office Supplies From Being Subject To The Property Tax. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/23)

To exempt office supplies from being subject to the property tax.

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SB427 An Act Concerning Cold War Veterans. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/23)

To recognize veterans who served during the Cold War.

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SB428 An Act Eliminating The Requirement To Reapply For Property Tax Reductions For Certain Disabled Veterans. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/23)

To eliminate the requirement for certain disabled veterans who receive a property tax reduction to reapply for such reduction.

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SB429 An Act Concerning Residential Net Electric Metering. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Energy and Technology (1/23)

To repeal new residential net electric metering programs to continue to use existing residential net electric metering programs.

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SB431 An Act Concerning Property Tax Reform. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Fri 3/15 10:30 AM @ ROOM 2E (3/11)

To reform the property tax system.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/15 10:30 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB437 An Act Protecting Homeowners Who Face Foreclosure As A Result Of The Federal Government Shutdown. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary (1/23)

To establish protections for homeowners facing foreclosure as a result of the federal government shutdown.

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SB486 An Act Concerning Affordable Housing For First Responders. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Housing (1/24)

To increase affordable housing options for first responders who wish to reside in the municipality in which they work.

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SB515 An Act Permitting The Online Publication Of Legal Notices By Municipalities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To permit municipalities to publish legal notices on the Internet web sites of such municipalities.

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SB519 An Act Concerning Municipal Oversight Of Open Space, Water Resources And Farm Land. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To permit municipalities to acquire, preserve and steward open space, water resources and farm land.

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SB520 An Act Requiring Public Hearings On Group Home Applications. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To require public hearings on applications for new group homes.

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SB524 An Act Concerning Guidelines For Determining An Elderly Or Disabled Homeowner's Eligibility For Certain Tax Relief. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To require assessors to comply with guidelines established by the Office of Policy and Management when determining an elderly or disabled taxpayer's eligibility for tax relief pursuant to said section, in order to prevent arbitrary denial of tax relief.

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SB525 An Act Increasing The Qualifying Income Threshold Levels For The Circuit Breaker Tax Relief Program. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To increase the qualifying income threshold levels for the tax relief program under section 12-170aa of the general statutes to forty-five thousand dollars for unmarried homeowners and sixty thousand dollars for married homeowners.

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SB541 An Act Concerning Affordable Housing For Volunteer Firefighters. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Housing (1/24)

To establish firefighter villages in order to facilitate the participation of members of volunteer fire departments in providing fire response services in a municipality.

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SB550 An Act Concerning Geographic Information Systems. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: PD Public Hearing: Wed 2/27 11:15 AM @ ROOM 1A (2/22)

To make geographic information system tools and software available at low cost to municipalities.

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SB553 An Act Concerning The Publication Of Legal Notices By Municipalities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/24)

To permit municipalities to publish legal notices on municipal or state Internet web sites.

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SB571 An Act Establishing An Enterprise Zone In The Town Of Plymouth. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: CE Public Hearing: Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E (2/8)

To encourage economic development in the town of Plymouth.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 2/14 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E


SB615 An Act Increasing The Qualifying Income Threshold Levels For The Circuit Breaker Tax Relief Program For Homeowners Receiving Home Health Care Services. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development (1/25)

To increase the qualifying income threshold levels for the tax relief program under section 12-170aa of the general statutes for homeowners receiving home health care services.

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SB711 An Act Permitting The Collection Of The Motor Vehicle Property Tax By New And Used Car Dealers. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: TRA Public Hearing: Wed 2/27 12:30 PM @ ROOM 1E (2/22)

To facilitate and increase the collection of motor vehicle property taxes.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/27 12:30 PM @ ROOM 1E


SB783 An Act Concerning The Verification Of Eligibility For Certain Veterans' Property Tax Exemptions. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Veterans' Affairs (1/29)

To streamline the process by which a veteran's age, disability and veteran status are verified for purposes of determining such veteran's eligibility for certain property tax exemptions.

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SB788 An Act Allowing Municipalities To Impose A Property Tax On Certain Facilities. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: PD Public Hearing: Wed 2/27 11:15 AM @ ROOM 1A (2/22)

To create more revenue options for municipalities with a large percentage of properties that are exempt from property tax.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/27 11:15 AM @ ROOM 1A


SB1120 An Act Concerning The Mill Rate For Real Property And Motor Vehicles Owned By Certain Utility Companies And Establishing A Property Tax Exemption For Certain Items Warehoused In The State By Such Companies. - MONITOR DEAD
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Wed 4/10 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E (4/5)

To establish a uniform mill rate of fifteen mills for real property and motor vehicles owned by certain utility companies, and to provide a property tax exemption for certain wires, poles, pipes or other fixtures warehoused in the state until such items are installed or used in the state.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 4/10 11:00 AM @ ROOM 2E