Connecticut Representative Brian Smith [D]

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CTSB00658PassTo require employers to recall certain laid-off workers in order of seniority.
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2021-07-13
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06517PassTo implement the recommendations of the task force to analyze the implementation of laws governing dyslexia instruction and training.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00575PassTo establish a task force to study the regulation of professional bondsmen, bail enforcement agents and surety bail bond agents.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00241PassTo provide oversight and ensure proper transparency at the Connecticut Port Authority.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06385PassTo (1) include chicken eggs as part of the state-funded Connecticut Farmers' Market/WIC and Senior Nutrition programs, (2) increase fines for violating certain farm product grading and marketing requirements, (3) provide the Commissioner of Agricultu...
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00264PassTo ensure fair reimbursement to retail dealers of power equipment regarding certain warranty claims.
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2021-07-07
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06203PassTo facilitate the repatriation of Native American remains and artifacts by enabling state institutions to keep confidential any records provided as evidence that ancestral remains or artifacts were affiliated with a particular tribe.
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2021-07-07
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05597PassTo combat the opioid epidemic in the state.
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2021-07-06
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00763PassTo make paratransit vehicle drivers mandatory reporters of suspected abuse of elderly persons.
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2021-07-06
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00759PassTo establish a commission to review the text of the Constitution of the state to recommend the removal of all gendered language.
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2021-06-30
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05737PassTo create a Veterans and Military Tourism Trail linking museums, memorials, battleground sites and historic sites in the state relating to veterans and the United States armed forces.
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2021-06-30
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01059VetoTo (1) establish the Correction Accountability Commission, (2) enhance correction ombuds services, (3) restrict the use of isolated confinement and restraints in correctional facilities, (4) increase transparency concerning restrictive housing measur...
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2021-06-30
Vetoed by the Governor
CTHB06534PassTo require public and nonpublic schools to develop and implement emergency action plans for responding to serious and life-threatening sports-related injuries that occur during interscholastic and intramural athletic events.
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2021-06-30
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00660PassTo expand workers' compensation benefits for certain mental or emotional impairments suffered by health care providers in connection with COVID-19.
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2021-06-30
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06374PassTo (1) protect students who report being a victim or witness of sexual assault, stalking or violence from disciplinary action by an institution of higher education, and (2) establish a Council on Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey to approve sexual mis...
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06547PassTo require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to convene a working group to develop a plan to support and facilitate historic preservation efforts by municipalities, historical societies and other nonprofit entities.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06417PassTo require youth camp employees who are eighteen years of age or older to submit to a comprehensive background check.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06420PassTo increase the property tax exemption for certain municipal volunteers from one thousand dollars to two thousand dollars.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06492PassTo require exertional heat illness training for coaches, students, parents and guardians.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01091PassTo require a study of the criminal laws of this state.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05412PassTo name the Troop K State Police Barracks in honor of late State Representative Linda A. Orange.
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06113PassTo require the Department of Children and Families to develop, and operators of youth athletic activities and licensees of youth camps to distribute, information concerning appropriate interactions with children and child sexual abuse.
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06634PassTo allow long-term care facility residents to designate essential support persons who may visit and support their physical, emotional, psychological and socialization needs despite other visitation restrictions and to establish a state-wide visitatio...
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06319PassTo notify family members of deceased persons when the state is claiming their estates for public assistance debt and make permanent a pilot incentive program for providers who deliver public assistance for less than the contracted amount of payment.
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05420PassTo require a motor vehicle operator, when approaching an intersection with an inoperative traffic control signal, to stop as though such intersection was controlled by a stop sign.
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
CTHJ00050PassResolution Commemorating The Twenty-second Anniversary Of The Connecticut-taiwan Sister-state Relationship.
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2021-06-16
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
CTSB00972PassTo provide cost-free telecommunications for incarcerated persons.
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00002PassTo (1) establish a youth suicide prevention training program, (2) require certain licensed health care professionals to complete mental health and suicide screening and prevention training, (3) permit minors to receive more than six outpatient mental...
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01037PassTo add items covered by the provisions of the state's bottle bill program, increase redemption values and handling fees, develop incentives for unit-based pricing programs in municipalities and require certain dealers to have reverse vending machines...
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00001PassTo equalize comprehensive access to mental, behavioral and physical health care in response to the pandemic.
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2021-06-14
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06531PassTo establish a right to counsel in eviction proceedings.
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2021-06-10
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01019PassTo (1) require certain training to members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and to require the board to provide a written explanation when denying a pardon, to streamline record erasure in the case of misdemeanors and certain felonies, (2) waive c...
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2021-06-10
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00697Intro

Sine Die
To allow the boards of selectmen, instead of the town meetings, of certain municipalities to enter into certain agreements to fix assessments.
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2021-06-09
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTHB06048Engross

Sine Die
To prohibit greyhound racing in the state.
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2021-06-09
Bill Placed on Senate Agenda, Senate Agenda Never Adopted
CTHJ00058PassResolution Proposing A State Constitutional Amendment To Allow No-excuse Absentee Voting.
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2021-06-08
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
CTHB06380PassTo require employers to disclose salary ranges for vacant positions and to provide comparable pay for comparable work.
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2021-06-07
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05679Engross

Sine Die
To authorize municipalities to abate up to five hundred dollars per assessment year of property taxes for certain first-time homebuyers obtaining a loan from the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority.
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2021-06-07
Senate Calendar Number 577
CTHB05158PassTo specify certain parameters for a room or other location in the workplace that accommodates employee breastfeeding.
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2021-06-04
Signed by the Governor
CTHJ00059PassResolution Approving An Amendment To The State Constitution To Allow For Early Voting.
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2021-06-04
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
CTSB00711Engross

Sine Die
To (1) prohibit an increase in employers' experience ratings based on COVID-19 unemployment claims, (2) exempt personal protective equipment from the sales and use taxes for small businesses, and (3) require agencies to prepare a federal regulatory a...
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2021-06-03
House Calendar Number 581
CTSB00608PassTo protect children in the course of buying ice cream from frozen dessert trucks by increasing the truck's visibility to other drivers, warning drivers that children may be present and limiting the location and conditions for vending.
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2021-06-02
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06451PassTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2021-06-02
Transmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
CTHB06399Engross

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To require the Department of Public Health to administer the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey and the Child Advocate to develop questions assessing the risk of youths becoming victims of sexual assault or misconduct by an adult.
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2021-06-01
File Number 769
CTHB06321PassTo adopt and implement the Connecticut Parentage Act.
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2021-05-26
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00761Intro

Sine Die
To permit the use of Citizens' Election Program grant funds to offset a participating candidate's child care costs.
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2021-05-26
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTSB00842Intro

Sine Die
To: (1) Authorize the Comptroller to offer health coverage to plan participants and beneficiaries in this state under a multiemployer plan, nonprofit employers and their employees and small employers and their employees; (2) assess an annual fee agai...
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2021-05-26
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTHB06205Engross

Sine Die
To revise certain absentee voting statutes to more closely align the language thereof with that of related state constitutional provisions.
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2021-05-26
File Number 724
CTSB00753PassTo provide for the adjustment of population data so as to count incarcerated persons as residents of their last town of residence rather than as residents of the town in which the correctional facility is located.
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2021-05-26
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06503PassTo encourage the timely siting and applicable permitting of anaerobic digesters on farms while establishing workable feed stock requirements for such facilities.
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2021-05-26
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00668Engross

Sine Die
To require certain employers to provide advance notice to certain employees of the employees' work schedule.
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2021-05-19
House Calendar Number 517
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