Connecticut Senator Matthew Lesser [D]

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CTSB01208PassAn Act Concerning The Conveyance Of An Easement Over A Parcel Of State Land In The Town Of Newington.
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2019-07-30
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
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
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
CTHB07198PassTo require any person who uses the title "social worker" to be licensed as a clinical social worker.
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2019-07-09
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00081PassTo prevent for-profit colleges and occupational schools that require students to waive certain rights, as a condition of enrollment, from receiving public funds or licensure from the Office of Higher Education.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00753PassTo expand the state-wide fracking ban to apply to all gas and oil extraction activities and to assure that such ban is permanent.
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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
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
CTSB00978PassTo exempt certain employees of the Technical Education and Career System from mandatory health contributions to the Teachers' Retirement System.
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2019-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00001PassTo establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.
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2019-06-25
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00233PassTo retain the regulation of maple syrup and honey production with the Department of Agriculture.
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2019-06-21
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00003PassTo: (1) Enhance employer-sponsored training on sexual harassment, (2) extend the statute of limitations applicable to certain personal injury actions involving sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and sexual assault, (3) increase penalties for sexually ...
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2019-06-18
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07200PassTo prohibit the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products to persons under age twenty-one.
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2019-06-18
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00706PassTo increase access to epinephrine auto injectors.
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2019-06-13
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00005PassTo establish a workforce pipeline and job creation task force to prepare the state's future workforce for well-paying manufacturing and technical jobs located in Connecticut.
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2019-06-13
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00521EngrossTo permit the respective municipal appointing authorities for Middletown Area Transit to remove directors prior to the expiration of such directors' terms.
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2019-06-05
Bill Passed Temporarily
CTHB07294EngrossTo amend the bottle bill in order to increase handling fees, redistribute escheats from unredeemed bottles, include additional beverage containers in the redemption value requirement, encourage additional independent redemption centers, increase the ...
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2019-06-03
Senate Calendar Number 665
CTSB00588EngrossTo minimize adverse environmental and tourism impacts from off-shore oil and gas drilling.
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2019-06-01
House Calendar Number 691
CTSB00765EngrossTo ensure all employees receive fair and equal pay for equal work.
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2019-06-01
House Calendar Number 694
CTSB00761EngrossTo: (1) Require an employer to provide honest recommendations and commenting to a prospective employer about any act of sexual harassment or sexual assault by a current or former employer, and (2) prohibit employers from requiring an employee to ente...
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2019-05-30
House Calendar Number 674
CTHB07160EngrossTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2019-05-30
File Number 1015
CTSB00047EngrossTo protect the public's health by banning asbestos.
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2019-05-24
House Calendar Number 656
CTSB00388EngrossTo address the needs of the intersex community who have suffered from discrimination and inaccurate documentation of their sex by providing relief from such issues.
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2019-05-22
House Calendar Number 643
CTSB00004IntroTo require a study of the public health impact of people not taking their prescription medications, or not taking them as directed, because they cannot afford to pay for them.
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2019-05-21
Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
CTSB00273IntroTo enable in-state recent high school graduates enrolled in regional community-technical colleges to graduate without student loans and to implement a program to encourage residents to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
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2019-05-20
Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
CTHB05820EngrossTo establish a task force to study ranked-choice voting.
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2019-05-20
File Number 932
CTHB07222EngrossTo clarify the Attorney General's authority to (1) investigate allegations that an individual's civil rights are being violated, and (2) initiate legal proceedings in response to such allegations.
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2019-05-17
File Number 911
CTSB00792EngrossTo establish an advisory committee that shall examine how state laws may be enhanced in order to strengthen protections against discrimination on the basis of gender identity or expression that occurs in workplaces and schools.
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2019-05-16
House Calendar Number 606
CTSB00989IntroTo provide basic labor standards for transportation network company drivers.
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2019-05-13
Motion Failed (JF)
CTSB00440IntroTo prohibit an employer from coercing employees into attending or participating in meetings sponsored by the employer concerning the employer's views on political or religious matters.
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2019-04-30
File Number 855
CTSB00533EngrossTo amend the State Building Code to require diaper changing tables that are accessible to women and men in all newly constructed or substantially renovated public or commercial buildings that include at least one restroom open to the public.
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2019-04-18
House Calendar Number 459
CTSB01097IntroTo require presidential and gubernatorial candidates to publicly disclose a minimum of their past three years' worth of tax returns in order to gain access to the primary and general election ballots.
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2019-04-18
File Number 765
CTSB00024IntroTo establish automatic voter registration at certain state agencies and create a presumption that any removal from a party enrollment list through such automatic voter registration was unintentional.
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2019-04-17
File Number 709
CTSB00642IntroTo define "online platform", require such platform to make publicly available copies of electioneering communications and contact information at such platform for such communications and impose a rebuttable presumption that certain content created by...
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2019-04-17
File Number 718
CTSB00266IntroTo establish polling places for use during elections on college and university campuses.
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2019-04-17
File Number 711
CTSJ00014IntroTo propose an amendment to the Constitution of the state to permit early in-person voting.
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2019-04-15
File Number 663
CTSB00764IntroTo prohibit the practice of on-call shift scheduling.
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2019-04-08
File Number 518
CTSB00697IntroTo prohibit the silencing of victims in the workplace and to prevent sexual harassment by repeat offenders.
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2019-04-04
File Number 446
CTHB06546IntroTo require a study of the prevalence of the hepatitis C virus in correctional institutions and facilities.
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2019-04-02
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTSB00749IntroTo require legislative approval for the merger or closing of institutions within the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities.
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2019-04-02
File Number 317
CTSB00689IntroTo permit the court to issue ex parte restraining orders when the respondent could pose a physical danger to the applicant prior to the opportunity for a hearing.
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2019-03-28
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTSB00002IntroTo provide more economic security to Connecticut families by increasing the minimum fair wage.
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2019-03-28
File Number 207
CTSB00396IntroTo require a medical examiner to make a determination as to whether a deceased person with epilepsy suffered a sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy.
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2019-03-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06148IntroTo study anaphylaxis and the food allergy epidemic.
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2019-02-28
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00430IntroTo require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, in consultation with the Office of Consumer Counsel, to study social media platforms.
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2019-02-15
To Joint Energy and Technology Committee
CTSB00680IntroTo require retail businesses that only accept cash payments to post a disclosure sign.
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2019-02-15
To Joint General Law Committee
CTSB00022IntroTo no longer condition the restoration of electoral privileges on the payment of all fines in conjunction with a disenfranchising conviction.
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2019-02-11
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTSB00775IntroTo connect the Air Line Trail with the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail.
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2019-02-08
To Joint Transportation Committee
CTSB00675IntroTo require the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority to increase reporting to the General Assembly regarding gas distribution infrastructure and to require the state to adopt a prevailing wage for natural gas distribution workers.
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2019-02-07
To Joint Labor and Public Employees Committee
CTSB00748IntroTo establish a pilot program for tuition-free college.
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2019-01-31
To Joint Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee
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