Legislative Update
Saturday, February 24, 2018 3:09 AM

HB5002 An Act Concerning The Occupancy Tax On Certain Bed And Breakfast Establishments. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/7)

To exempt bed and breakfast establishments with five or fewer guest rooms from the occupancy tax.

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HB5006 An Act Repealing Mandatory Combined Reporting For Calculating Corporate Income Tax Liability. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/7)

To repeal mandatory combined reporting for calculating businesses' corporate income tax liability.

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HB5028 An Act Eliminating State Taxes That Cost More To Administer Than Is Gained In Revenue. - MONITOR
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E (2/26)

To eliminate state taxes costing more for the state to collect in administrative costs than the state gains in revenue received from the imposition of such taxes.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E


HB5030 An Act Concerning Workforce Development. - MONITOR
Status: HED Public Hearing: Tue 2/13 11:00 AM @ Room 2C (2/8)

To require the Board of Regents for Higher Education to study issues relating to workforce development in the state.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/13 11:00 AM @ Room 2C


HB5037 An Act Establishing The Division Of Postsecondary Education. - MONITOR
Status: HED Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 01:00 PM @ Room 1E (2/23)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 1:00 PM @ Room 1E


HB5039 An Act Protecting Health Care Fairness And Affordability. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Insurance and Real Estate (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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HB5043 An Act Promoting A Fair, Civil And Harassment-free Workplace. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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HB5046 An Act Concerning The Sustainability Of Transportation Projects. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Transportation (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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HB5068 An Act Reducing The Cost Of Labor To State Government. - SUPPORT
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (2/14)

To address the state budget crisis by reducing the cost of labor to state government.

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HB5069 An Act Reimbursing Certain Municipalities For The Loss Of Motor Vehicle Tax Revenue. - SUPPORT
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (2/14)

To reimburse three municipalities that conducted revaluations after 2015 for lost motor vehicle tax revenue.

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HB5080 An Act Concerning Funding For Regional Fire Training Schools. - SUPPORT
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (2/14)

To appropriate funds for the operation of the nine regional fire training schools.

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HB5099 An Act Eliminating State Taxes That Cost More To Administer Than Is Gained In Revenue. - SUPPORT
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/14)

To eliminate state taxes costing more for the state to collect in administrative costs than the state gains in revenue received from the imposition of such taxes.

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HB5106 An Act Concerning A Pay Ratio Corporation Income Tax On Publicly Traded Companies. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding (2/14)

To replace the current corporation income tax on publicly traded corporations with a corporation income tax rate based on a pay ratio scale.

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HB5112 An Act Permitting And Taxing The Retail Sale Of Marijuana. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on General Law (2/14)

To permit the retail sale of marijuana and tax such sale to raise revenue for the General Fund and to fund substance abuse treatment, prevention, education and awareness programs.

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HB5115 An Act Concerning A Quarterly Fee Payment By Certain Employers And Franchisors. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/14)

To require certain employers and franchisors to pay a quarterly fee based in part on the number of hours worked by employees who were paid on average less than fifteen dollars per hour during the quarter.

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HB5133 An Act Concerning A Tax Credit For Businesses That Provide Student Loan Repayment Assistance To Employees. - MONITOR
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E (2/26)

To establish a tax credit for businesses that provide student loan repayment assistance to employees.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E


HB5134 An Act Concerning A Tax Credit For Businesses That Provide Paid Family And Medical Leave. - MONITOR
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E (2/26)

To establish a tax credit for businesses that provide paid family and medical leave to employees.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E


HB5138 An Act Concerning The Minimum Fair Wage. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/15)

To establish a minimum wage of fifteen dollars per hour in the state of Connecticut.

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HB5139 An Act Creating A Paid Family And Medical Leave System In The State. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/15)

To establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.

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HB5149 An Act Concerning Sober Living Homes. - MONITOR
Status: PH Public Hearing: Wed 2/28 11:00 AM @ Room 1D (2/23)

To permit sober living homes to register with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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Hearing Date(s):
Wed 2/28 11:00 AM @ Room 1D


HB5210 An Act Mandating Insurance Coverage Of Essential Health Benefits And Expanding Mandated Health Benefits For Women, Children And Adolescents. - MONITOR
Status: INS Public Hearing: Thu 3/1 12:00 PM @ Room 2D (2/23)

To (1) mandate insurance coverage of essential health benefits, (2) expand mandated health benefits for women, children and adolescents, and (3) expand mandated contraception benefits.

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Hearing Date(s):
Thu 3/1 12:00 PM @ Room 2D


HB5228 An Act Requiring Carbon Monoxide Detection And Warning Equipment In Certain Businesses. - MONITOR
Status: PS Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ Room 2B (2/23)

To promote the safety of workers and customers of certain businesses by ensuring that such businesses are equipped with carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 11:00 AM @ Room 2B


SB1 An Act Concerning Earned Family And Medical Leave. -
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/7)

To expand the sick leave program to provide earned family and medical leave to certain individuals employed in this state.

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SB6 An Act Implementing The Governor's Budget Recommendations For General Government. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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SB7 An Act Concerning Climate Change Planning And Resiliency. - MONITOR
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Environment (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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SB10 An Act Concerning Revenue Items To Implement The Governor's Budget. - MONITOR
Status: FIN Public Hearing: Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E (2/26)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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Hearing Date(s):
Fri 3/2 12:00 PM @ Room 2E


SB15 An Act Concerning Fair And Equal Pay For Equal Work. - OPPOSE
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees (2/8)

To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.

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SB62 An Act Concerning Free Community College. -
Status: Referred to Joint Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement (2/14)

To provide tuition-free community college for Connecticut residents.

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SB109 An Act Concerning The Protection Of Connecticut's Water, Air And Natural Resources. - MONITOR
Status: Vote to Draft (2/16)

To preserve and protect the state's natural resources.

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SB132 An Act Combatting Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault. - MONITOR
Status: Vote to Draft (2/21)

To combat sexual harassment and sexual assault.

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SB201 An Act Concerning Mandated Health Benefit Review. - MONITOR
Status: INS Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 12:00 PM @ Room 2D (2/23)

To alter the manner in which the General Assembly enacts new mandated health benefits.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 12:00 PM @ Room 2D


SB206 An Act Authorizing Pregnancy As A Qualifying Event For Special Enrollment Periods For Certain Individuals. - MONITOR
Status: INS Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 12:00 PM @ Room 2D (2/23)

To permit certain pregnant individuals to enroll in a health insurance policy or plan not later than thirty days after the individual's pregnancy has been certified by a licensed health care provider.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 12:00 PM @ Room 2D


SB214 An Act Concerning Community College Consolidation. - MONITOR
Status: HED Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 01:00 PM @ Room 1E (2/23)

To require the Board of Regents for Higher Education to obtain accreditation prior to consolidating any institution of higher education under its jurisdiction.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 1:00 PM @ Room 1E


SB223 An Act Establishing A Training Program For Mental Health And Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Issues Impacting Veterans Involved In The Criminal Justice System. - MONITOR
Status: VA Public Hearing: Tue 2/27 01:00 PM @ Room 1C (2/23)

To require the Chief Court Administrator to establish a training program for judges regarding mental health and post-traumatic stress disorders affecting veterans involved in the criminal justice system.

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Hearing Date(s):
Tue 2/27 1:00 PM @ Room 1C