Connecticut Representative Kate Farrar [D]

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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
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
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
CTSB00056PassTo deter age discrimination by prohibiting questions regarding age in preliminary employment applications.
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2021-06-24
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
CTHB06121PassTo require the Department of Economic and Community Development to develop a plan to establish a workforce development pipeline for persons with disabilities.
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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
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
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
CTHB06105PassTo grant access to original birth records to all adopted persons eighteen years of age or older who were born in Connecticut regardless of date of birth.
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2021-06-07
Signed by the Governor
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
CTHB05429PassTo (1) require motorists to grant the right-of-way to pedestrians who affirmatively indicate their intention to cross the road in a crosswalk; (2) increase the fine for operating a motor vehicle while using a hand-held mobile telephone or electronic ...
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2021-06-07
Signed by the Governor
CTHB06389PassTo: (1) Require health insurers that deliver, issue for delivery, renew, amend or continue certain health insurance policies in this state to (A) issue explanations of benefits to consumers in certain circumstances, and (B) disclose information conce...
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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
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
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
CTSB00048Intro

Sine Die
To allow a person who has a valid order of protection to request that such person's landlord change the locks to the person's dwelling unit or permit such person to change the locks.
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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
CTHB06321PassTo adopt and implement the Connecticut Parentage Act.
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2021-05-26
Signed by the Governor
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
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
CTHB06478Intro

Sine Die
To address various issues concerning workers' compensation.
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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
CTHB06229Engross

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To require public institutions of higher education to assess and address food insecurity among students and to increase access to the supplemental nutrition assistance program by eligible students at institutions of higher education.
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2021-05-10
File Number 675
CTHB06619Intro

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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
CTSB01090Intro

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To establish a commission to conduct an economic analysis of establishing a single payer, universal health care program.
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2021-04-28
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTHB05481Intro

Sine Die
To provide access to capital for women and minority-owned businesses.
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2021-04-26
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTHB06119Intro

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To strengthen the arts, culture and tourism sector in the state by directing additional funds into the Tourism Fund, and renaming the fund to better represent the full scope of the sector.
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2021-04-26
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTHB06551Intro

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To establish a working group that will identify disadvantaged communities for purposes of greenhouse gas reduction implications and to amend the environmental justice statute to enable disapproval of facility and permit applications when certain dete...
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2021-04-20
File Number 529
CTHB06502Intro

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To phase out the use of certain polystyrene trays and food containers, prohibit the automatic distribution of single-use plastic straws at certain eating establishments, prohibit the intentional release of certain helium balloons and examine the comp...
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2021-03-30
File Number 209
CTHB06515PassAn Act Creating A Respectful And Open World For Natural Hair.
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2021-03-25
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
CTHB06654Intro

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To establish a child tax credit against the personal income tax.
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2021-03-19
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTHB05872Intro

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To (1) establish automatic application for voter registration at certain state agencies that currently make available voter registration information, and (2) create a presumption that any removal from a party enrollment list through such automatic ap...
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2021-03-15
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTHB06187Intro

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To restructure certain taxes to assist in the economic recovery of all state residents and require the Labor Commissioner to make a one-time direct payment of five hundred dollars to individuals who experienced economic hardships due to the COVID-19 ...
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2021-03-11
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTSB00821Intro

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To reform certain taxes to reduce taxes for middle-class families and enable investments in education, housing, health care and long-term care services, and to require the Labor Commissioner to make a one-time direct payment of five hundred dollars t...
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2021-03-11
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTHB06376Intro

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To prohibit discrimination on the basis of ethnic hairstyles historically associated with race, by adopting what is commonly referred to as the CROWN Act.
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2021-03-09
File Number 24
CTHB05848Intro

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To exempt breastfeeding supplies from the sales and use taxes.
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2021-03-04
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTHB05724Intro

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To require the construction of sidewalks on certain state routes.
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2021-02-26
To Joint Transportation Committee
CTHB06513Intro

Sine Die
An Act Mitigating Adverse Tax Consequences Resulting From Employees Working Remotely During Covid-19, And Concerning The Removal Of Liens On The Property Of Public Assistance Beneficiaries And A Three-tiered Grants In Lieu Of Taxes Program.
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2021-02-23
Emergency Certification
CTHB05463Intro

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To identify education programs offered by institutions of higher education which comply with federal regulations that allow eligible students to enroll in the state-administered federal supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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2021-02-04
Combined into HB-6229
CTHB06358Intro

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To require businesses receiving financial assistance from the Department of Economic and Community Development to make good faith efforts to employ persons with autism spectrum disorder or intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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2021-02-03
To Joint Commerce Committee
CTHB06334Intro

Sine Die
To provide medical assistance to low-income residents regardless of immigration status.
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2021-02-01
To Joint Human Services Committee
CTHB06210Intro

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To change any statutory references from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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2021-01-29
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTHB06246Intro

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To: (1) Require health insurers that deliver, issue for delivery, renew, amend or continue certain health insurance policies in this state to (A) issue explanations of benefits to consumers in certain circumstances, and (B) disclose information conce...
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2021-01-29
To Joint Insurance and Real Estate Committee
CTHB05926Intro

Sine Die
To address and prevent domestic violence in Connecticut.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTHB05766Intro

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To establish a task force to study and make recommendations concerning the expansion of affordable and quality child care.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Education Committee
CTHB05930Intro

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To advance the goal of having equitable and diverse representation on corporate boards of any corporation with a principal place of business in this state.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Judiciary Committee
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