CT HB05653 | 2021 | General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 18-3-1)
Status: Passed on May 21 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-26 - Transmitted to the Secretary of State
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


To update our civil preparedness and public health emergency statutes and executive order emergency powers to reflect emerging threats, and to retain a legislative role in defining the duration of such powers.

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An Act Concerning Declarations Of Public Health And Civil Preparedness Emergencies And The Creation Of A Bipartisan Commission To Study Statutes Governing The Issuance Of Such Declarations.


Roll Calls

2021-05-13 - Senate - Senate Roll Call Vote 170 (Y: 33 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-05-11 - House - House Roll Call Vote 101 AS AMENDED (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-04-05 - Joint - GAE Vote Tally Sheet (Joint Favorable Substitute) (Y: 15 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-17 - Joint - GAE Vote Tally Sheet (Vote to Draft) (Y: 0 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-05-26SenateTransmitted to the Secretary of State
2021-05-21SenateSpecial Act 21-5
2021-05-17SenateSigned by Governor in Original
2021-05-14SenateRules Suspended, Transmitted to the Governor
2021-05-13SenateIn Concurrence
2021-05-13SenateSenate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
2021-05-13SenateSenate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
2021-05-13SenateRules Suspended
2021-05-12SenateSenate Calendar Number 420
2021-05-12SenateFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
2021-05-12SenateRules Suspended, Transmitted to the Senate
2021-05-11HouseHouse Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
2021-05-11HouseHouse Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 8334
2021-04-22HouseFile Number 571
2021-04-22HouseHouse Calendar Number 398
2021-04-22HouseFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
2021-04-22HouseReported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
2021-04-16HouseReferred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/21/21 5:00 PM
2021-04-06HouseFiled with Legislative Commissioners' Office
2021-04-05HouseJoint Favorable Substitute
2021-03-19HousePublic Hearing 03/24
2021-03-18HouseReferred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections
2021-03-17HouseDrafted by Committee
2021-02-17HouseVote to Draft
2021-01-27HouseReferred to Joint Committee on Government Administration and Elections

Connecticut State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/TS/H/PDF/2021HB-05653-R00GAE-CV72-TS.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/TS/H/PDF/2021HB-05653-R00GAE-CV126-TS.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/VOTE/H/PDF/2021HV-00101-R00HB05653-HV.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/VOTE/S/PDF/2021SV-00170-R00HB05653-SV.PDF

Bill Comments