Connecticut Senator Rick Lopes [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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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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
CTSB00194Engross

Sine Die
To establish a right to housing for all residents of the state.
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2021-05-21
House Calendar Number 523
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
CTHB05596PassTo require a study concerning the expansion of the provision of telehealth services in the state.
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2021-05-13
Transmitted to the Secretary of State
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
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
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
CTSB00901Engross

Sine Die
To extend to June 30, 2021, changes implemented for the 2020 state election as a result of COVID-19.
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2021-05-06
House Calendar Number 455
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
CTSJ00044Engross

Sine Die
Resolution Expressing Sympathy On The Death Of Former State Senator Edwin A. Gomes.
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2021-04-14
Adopted, Senate
CTHB06425Intro

Sine Die
To provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients.
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2021-04-13
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTSB00340Intro

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To ensure adequate funding for homelessness and housing assistance services.
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2021-03-22
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTSB01060Intro

Sine Die
To strengthen state laws relating to allegations of coercive control occurring between family or household members.
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2021-03-19
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTSB00006Intro

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To make various changes relating to (1) restraining orders, (2) family violence victim advocates, (3) cash bonds, (4) U Nonimmigrant Status, (5) social services for domestic violence victims, (6) insurance discrimination, (7) counsel for people seeki...
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2021-03-19
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTSB00296Intro

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To permit aggrieved parties to appeal a local municipal ethics board decision to the Office of State Ethics.
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2021-03-12
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTHB05883Intro

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To permit individuals who have attained the age of sixteen years, but who have not attained the age of eighteen years, to vote at elections and primaries of municipal officers and on local questions.
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2021-03-12
To Joint Government Administration and Elections 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
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
CTHB06362Intro

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To implement several reforms regarding voting by incarcerated individuals who have not forfeited their electoral privileges.
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2021-02-03
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTHB06296Intro

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To establish a task force to study the health benefits of psilocybin.
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2021-01-29
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00773Intro

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To remove the requirement that a formerly incarcerated person reimburse the state for costs associated with such person's incarceration if such person wins the lottery or is the recipient of some similar benefit or proceeds from a legal settlement.
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2021-01-29
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTHB06262Intro

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To enable incarcerated persons to remain connected to family and friends.
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2021-01-29
To Joint Judiciary Committee
CTHB05865Intro

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To specify that net profits of investment funds attributable to certain investment management services performed by fund managers be treated as ordinary income subject to the corporation business and personal income taxes, rather than as investment p...
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2021-01-28
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTHB05884Intro

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To establish a task force to study ranked-choice voting.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Government Administration and Elections Committee
CTHB05974Intro

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To clarify that a municipality may enact or enforce an ordinance to place obligations or restrictions on pet shops.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Planning and Development Committee
CTHB05767Intro

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To (1) develop farm-to-school programs that will sustain relationships with local farmers and producers, (2) enrich the educational experience of students, (3) improve the health of Connecticut children, and (4) enhance Connecticut's agricultural eco...
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2021-01-28
To Joint Education Committee
CTSB00636Intro

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To maintain public safety in areas that are covered by more than one jurisdiction, including Beach Pond in Voluntown.
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2021-01-28
To Joint Environment Committee
CTSB00471Intro

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To increase the amount of funding available to the state to purchase fee simple title of agricultural real estate and any personal property related to such real property.
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2021-01-27
To Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee
CTSB00543Intro

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To allow Probate Court employees to collectively bargain and unionize.
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2021-01-27
To Joint Labor and Public Employees Committee
CTSB00456Intro

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To phase in emissions-reduction mechanisms on lawnmowers and other small engine machinery sold in the state.
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2021-01-27
To Joint Environment Committee
CTHB05605Intro

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To provide affordable health benefit plan options for retired teachers and cost efficiency and transparency in the delivery of such options.
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2021-01-27
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTHB05528Intro

Sine Die
To prohibit the use of leghold and body-crushing traps.
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2021-01-26
To Joint Environment Committee
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