Connecticut Representative Joseph Serra [D]

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CTHB05001VetoTo establish a task force to study workforce training needs in the state.
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2019-07-12
Vetoed by the Governor
CTHB07277PassTo permit municipalities to establish land bank authorities for the purposes of acquiring real property, maintaining any such real property and disposing of any such real property within such municipalities.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07248PassTo allow spouses and children of certain members of the armed forces to be deemed in-state students for the purposes of certain tuition charges.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07363PassTo make a technical correction.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07313PassTo codify the rights and protections afforded to homeless children and youth under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act as it relates to students' access to education.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07201PassTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00838PassTo (1) eliminate cost-sharing for certain mammograms and breast ultrasounds, and (2) require health insurance coverage for (A) a baseline mammogram for any woman who is thirty years of age or older, (B) an annual mammogram for any woman who receives ...
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07107VetoTo establish the theft of waste vegetable oil or animal fats as larceny in the fourth degree.
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2019-07-12
Vetoed by the Governor
CTHB07353PassTo address various issues relating to the provision of special education in the state.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07140PassTo (1) require passengers in the back seat to wear seat belts, (2) require motorcycle operators and passengers to wear protective headgear, (3) revise the administration of the operation lifesaver program, (4) permit maintenance vehicles owned and op...
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07244PassTo 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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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07104PassTo modernize Connecticut trust law in order to allow the state to remain economically competitive, create jobs and retain businesses in the state.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB05181PassTo require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to study a new rate class for gas companies.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06890PassTo establish a task force to study the impact on students in the state of proposed federal changes to Title IX of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1972.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06666PassTo exempt parties of certain commercial and state set-aside construction contracts from statutory prompt payment provisions if they explicitly agree to different payment terms in a written construction contract, and to shorten the time periods for re...
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07141PassTo define and regulate the use of electric foot scooters.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07325PassTo transfer the authority for receiving state marshals' statements of income from the Office of State Ethics to the State Marshal Commission.
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2019-07-12
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07152PassTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07064PassTo change "veterans' service contact person" to "municipal veterans' representative" and to permit volunteers to serve as such representatives.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07194PassTo implement the Department of Public Health's recommendations regarding public drinking water.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07113PassTo require the Department of Education to study education issues.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00916PassTo require applicants for prequalification to disclose certain legal or administrative proceedings related to the applicant's underpayment or nonpayment of wages or benefits to their employees.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06942PassTo allow for a collaborative relationship between physician assistants and physicians.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07396PassTo repeal section 53a-70b of the general statutes concerning sexual assault in a spousal or cohabitating relationship and to make conforming changes.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06637PassTo enable Connecticut municipalities and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to prevent and respond to infestations of aquatic invasive species that negatively impact water quality, recreational use, environmental health and propert...
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07389PassTo preserve confidentiality in a juvenile's case transferred under the discretion of the court to the regular criminal docket in the event that such case may be transferred back to the docket for juvenile matters and to implement the recommendations ...
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00869PassTo (1) permit the executive director of the Connecticut Airport Authority to make nonbudgeted expenditures of up to one million dollars and expend moneys in the Connecticut airport and aviation account, and (2) include the Connecticut Airport Authori...
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07299PassTo modify existing Department of Consumer Protection enforcement statutes.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07087PassTo authorize the State Contracting Standards Board to submit its triennial audit report of state contracting agencies and any agency response to such report to certain legislative committees.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07286PassTo allow certified home inspectors to inspect certain building foundations and to require appraisal management companies to compensate appraisers fairly.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07282PassTo require newborn screening for spinal muscular atrophy.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07126PassTo permit an injured party to recover double or treble damages in civil actions involving a person who operates a motor vehicle while using a hand-held mobile device or other mobile electronic device in violation of section 14-296aa of the general st...
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07303PassTo implement various recommendations by the Department of Public Health regarding dental practitioners.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06088PassTo subject dentists, dental plans and procedures to fee transparency requirements that apply to contracts between other providers and contracting health organizations.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07230PassTo improve interpreter standards and access to public spaces for persons who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07306PassTo require the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development to develop a plan to implement recommendations from the speaker of the House of Representative's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tourism.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01070PassTo provide for court-appointed conservators to bring residential, commercial and industrial buildings into municipal code compliance when owners fail to comply.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00594PassTo promote the humane treatment of pets in the state and prevent unfair consumer contracts for the purchase or lease of a cat or dog.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07269PassTo make technical and other changes to the insurance and related statutes.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07190PassTo extend good samaritan protections to persons or entities that include an opioid antagonist within a cabinet containing an automatic external defibrillator.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01029PassTo require the director of each technical education and career school to meet with representatives of public utilities and representatives of certain state colleges and universities to assess workforce needs and implement curriculum modifications.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07394PassTo ensure the confidentiality of certain communications that take place between a first responder and a peer support team member.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07373PassTo implement the Department of Revenue Services' recommendations for minor revisions to the tax and related statutes.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07163PassTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06997PassTo require the Department of Education to (1) publish information concerning services and resources available to victims of domestic violence on the Internet web site of the Department of Education; and (2) require the provision of such information t...
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07122PassTo allow a mobile dental clinic to submit claims for Medicaid reimbursement for services not more than fifty miles from the fixed dental location associated with the clinic.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07125PassTo (1) require each health carrier to submit an annual report concerning parity for mental health and substance use disorder benefits, (2) require the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance...
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07179PassTo (1) require the Commissioner of Housing to establish a grant program to support the development of methods and technologies that reduce the average cost of repairing and replacing concrete foundations in this state that have deteriorated due to th...
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00527PassTo permit municipalities to combine real and personal property assessments of multiple electric generating facilities.
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2019-07-01
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00827PassTo require certain health care professionals who provide primary care or emergency treatment for adults to receive training in recognizing the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and dementia and to establish a working group to develop recommen...
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2019-07-01
Signed by the Governor
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