Connecticut Representative John Hennessy [D]

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CTSB00837PassTo prohibit the use of firefighting foam containing PFAS for training purposes and establish a take-back program for such products.
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2021-07-13
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01030PassTo implement the recommendations of the Nursing Home and Assisted Living Oversight Working Group regarding long-term care facilities and make other revisions to the long-term care facility statutes.
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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
CTHB06412PassTo require a low-carbon fuel blend of heating oil in the state and to establish a Bioheat Advisory Board.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06427PassTo require the Governor to determine the structure of the militia units and authorize the Adjutant General to issue bylaws, regulations, orders and circulars for the militia.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05614PassTo establish a commission to analyze the disparate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups in the state.
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2021-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06665PassTo prohibit restrictive covenants based on race, to provide a process to remove such covenants from instruments recorded on the land records in this state and to eliminate the race designation on marriage licenses.
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2021-07-12
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
CTHB06657PassTo (1) adjust the membership in the Trafficking in Persons Council, (2) allow certain testimony in the case of a delinquency proceeding to be compelled, (3) establish an affirmative defense for trafficking in persons in the case of a victim of traffi...
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2021-06-30
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05592PassTo redefine "veteran" and to establish a Qualified Condition Review Board.
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2021-06-28
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
CTHB06500PassTo make additional revisions to the state's hemp program statute, as required by the federal government.
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2021-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06483PassTo allow military orders to be accepted as proof of residency for the purpose of enrollment in a public school by children of members of the armed forces and to establish a Purple Star School Program.
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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
CTSB00056PassTo deter age discrimination by prohibiting questions regarding age in preliminary employment applications.
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06355PassTo (1) establish a risk protection order and to expand upon the list of persons who may be complainants for purposes of issuance of a risk warrant; (2) require the Judicial Branch to develop and make available a form and explanatory materials to pers...
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2021-06-24
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00925PassTo prohibit the import and trade of any big six African species.
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2021-06-16
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00972PassTo provide cost-free telecommunications for incarcerated persons.
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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
CTSB00356PassTo require the Department of Housing to establish a housing energy efficiency retrofit program.
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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
CTSB00999PassTo provide for a just transition to climate-protective energy production and community investment.
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2021-06-14
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00927PassTo amend the sewage spill right-to-know statute to provide for timely notification to the public of sewage spills that may pose a threat to the public health or the environment.
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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
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
CTSB00926Intro

Sine Die
To prohibit the sale of consumer packaging that contains PFAS.
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2021-06-09
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTSB01022Intro

Sine Die
To: (1) Define, and redefine, various terms concerning telehealth; (2) expand the variety of health care providers who may provide telehealth services and the circumstances under which such providers may provide such services; (3) provide that a tele...
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2021-06-09
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
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
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
CTSB01002Intro

Sine Die
To address labor issues related to COVID-19, personal protective equipment and other staffing matters.
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2021-06-01
No Action
CTHB05654Engross

Sine Die
To require all state agency forms, applications and methods of identification to be updated with a nonbinary gender option.
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2021-05-26
File Number 723
CTSB00835PassTo prohibit deceptive advertising practices by limited services pregnancy centers. .
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2021-05-26
Signed by the Governor
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
CTSB01024Intro

Sine Die
To (1) allow municipalities to require that land use applicants pay the costs of any technical review of applications, (2) make several changes to the Zoning Enabling Act, (3) establish requirements for zoning regulations concerning accessory apartme...
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2021-05-26
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
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
CTHB06495Engross

Sine Die
To (1) prohibit certain financial institutions from engaging in certain discriminatory conduct, (2) require the Banking Commissioner to implement fair lending examination procedures, and (3) require certain banks to take reasonable measures to make c...
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2021-05-20
File Number 705
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
CTHB06595Intro

Sine Die
To address labor matters related to COVID-19, personal protective equipment and other staffing issues.
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2021-05-18
Tabled for the Calendar, House
CTHB06377Intro

Sine Die
To require labor peace agreements for the cannabis industry and to ensure a modern and equitable cannabis workforce.
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2021-05-17
To Joint General Law Committee
CTHB06626Engross

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To: (1) Require certain individual and group health insurance policies to provide coverage for (A) motorized wheelchairs, including, but not limited to, (i) used motorized wheelchairs, (ii) repairs to motorized wheelchairs, and (iii) replacement batt...
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2021-05-14
File Number 693
CTSB00326Intro

Sine Die
To prohibit the sale of flavored cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products.
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2021-05-12
File Number 682
CTHB06211Intro

Sine Die
To (1) achieve gender and racial diversity on certain state appointive boards, commissions, committees and councils that reflects the population of the state, and (2) create an online system for consideration of appointments within the Legislative De...
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2021-05-11
Tabled for the Calendar, House
CTSB00956Intro

Sine Die
To provide medical assistance to certain individuals regardless of immigration status.
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2021-05-11
Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
CTHB06619Intro

Sine Die
To develop a model curriculum for grades kindergarten to grade eight, inclusive, for use by local and regional boards of education.
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2021-05-10
File Number 649
CTHB06620Intro

Sine Die
To improve student literacy and address issues relating to equity and opportunity gaps that exist in public education in the state.
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2021-05-10
File Number 650
CTHB06383Intro

Sine Die
To discourage employers from closing call centers in this state.
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2021-05-03
Tabled for the Calendar, House
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