Connecticut Senator Saud Anwar [D]

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CTSB00003IntroTo make various changes to the Office of Workforce Competitiveness, establish the Governor's Workforce Council and establish various incentives for job creation, workforce training and economic development.
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2020-03-12
To Joint Commerce Committee
CTSB00346IntroTo: (1) Establish the ConnectHealth Program, the ConnectHealth Trust Account and the ConnectHealth Advisory Board; (2) require the Comptroller, in consultation with the ConnectHealth Advisory Board and the Office of Health Strategy, to establish the ...
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00372IntroTo establish a task force to study the Department of Developmental Services' level of need assessment system.
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2020-03-11
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05121IntroTo clarify and enforce protections for licensed group child care homes and licensed family child care homes and prevent landlords and certain homeowners associations from placing restrictions on the operation of such homes.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTHB05120IntroTo require housing authorities to provide prospective tenants with voter registration applications.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00183IntroTo require any provider of lifeline cellular telephone service to not charge any minutes for calls to 2-1-1 and to require the state reimburse the provider for such cost.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00188IntroTo establish a pilot program to provide rental assistance certificates to assist families who have children with persistent asthma to move to healthier environments.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05242IntroTo require the Department of Correction to assess the risk of homelessness for incarcerated persons released from its custody and to create a program to address such homelessness and to require additional reports to measure the extent of such homeles...
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05366IntroTo: (1) Cap aggregate monthly cost-sharing for prescription drugs covered under certain individual and group health insurance policies; (2) cap the cost of generic drugs in this state; (3) require the Commissioner of Consumer Protection to submit a r...
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00138IntroTo promote competition in the prescription drug market by allowing developers of generic drugs and biosimilar products to obtain reference samples.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05122IntroTo prohibit housing providers from considering a prospective tenant's criminal conviction after certain time periods.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00251IntroTo preserve consumer access to affordable generic drugs.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05201IntroTo require (1) the Office of Early Childhood to develop a document that provides tips on preventing heatstroke-related deaths in motor vehicles, and (2) operators of child care centers, group child care homes and family child care homes to post copie...
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00282IntroTo provide a tax credit to employers that make payments for the child care costs of employees who reside in the state.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00287IntroTo require the Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Public Health, to develop guidelines for the implementation of shared tables at public schools, and to authorize public schools to implement shared tables.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00288IntroTo establish a task force to examine the impact of the United States Department of Agriculture's Final Rule concerning simplifying meal service and monitoring requirements in the National School Lunch Program and National School Breakfast Program.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00468IntroTo (1) permit any owner of a residential building with a foundation made with defective concrete to obtain a reassessment of such building which shall remain valid until such foundation is repaired or replaced, and (2) require quarries that produce a...
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2020-03-11
To Joint Planning and Development Committee
CTHB05334IntroTo require online sellers of electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products to require purchasers of such systems and products to (1) provide identification at the time of purchase, and (2) ensure that the name on such identification matches...
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00355IntroTo provide certain benefits to members of the Hmong Laotian special guerilla units who served in the secret war in the Kingdom of Laos during the Vietnam War.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00204IntroTo require health insurance coverage for certain surgical procedures performed to treat severe obesity.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00013IntroTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSJ00018IntroTo urge the United States Congress to enact the Agent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTHB05141IntroTo prohibit the sale of energy drinks to persons younger than sixteen years old.
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2020-03-11
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00336IntroTo require certain health carriers and pharmacy benefits managers to give credit for payments made by third parties for the amount of, or any portion of the amount of, an insured's or enrollee's cost-sharing liability for a covered benefit.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00319IntroTo require the Insurance Commissioner to study reimbursement parity for podiatrists.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable Substitute
CTSB00326IntroTo require health insurance coverage for medically necessary coronary calcium scan tests.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05273IntroTo discourage employers from closing call centers in this state.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00347IntroTo establish state medical loss ratios for individual health insurance policies and group health insurance policies for small employers that will become effective if the federal medical loss ratios for such policies are repealed or rendered ineffecti...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05255IntroTo (1) prohibit certain insurers from discriminating against any individual solely because such individual is a living organ donor, and (2) provide that such discrimination constitutes a violation of the Connecticut Unfair Insurance Practices Act.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00199IntroTo require health insurance coverage for specialized formulas for individuals twelve years of age and older.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00369IntroTo allow children, stepchildren and other dependent children to retain dental and vision insurance coverage under their parents' insurance policies until they attain the age of twenty-six or obtain substitute coverage through an employer.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00205IntroTo prohibit insurance companies that issue travel insurance policies in this state from excluding coverage because the insured or the insured's spouse, child, dependent relative who resides in the insured's household or traveling companion commits su...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05370IntroTo: (1) Extend the sunset date for Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company, Inc.; and (2) require the Insurance Commissioner to study methods available to accelerate responses by insurers to claims under homeowners insurance policies for f...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00340IntroTo restrict (1) the amount that a hospital or collection agent may recover from an uninsured or underinsured patient for the unpaid cost of health care, and (2) the manner in which a hospital or collection agent may secure or recover payment for such...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00227IntroTo prohibit the practice of on-call shift scheduling.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05257IntroTo require health insurance coverage for (1) at least one pair of prescription eyeglasses during each policy year for each covered dependent child who is younger than nineteen years of age, and (2) not more than one additional pair of prescription ey...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05256IntroTo modify required health insurance coverage for detoxification and substance abuse services.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTHB05361IntroTo limit the circumstances in which a health carrier may remove a prescription drug from a drug formulary or list of covered drugs, or move a prescription drug to a different cost-sharing tier, during a plan year.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00337IntroTo: (1) Require certain high deductible health plans to apply annual deductibles on a calendar year basis; (2) require certain health care providers to promptly refund excess cost-sharing payments for covered benefits; (3) require certain qualified h...
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00348IntroTo establish a task force to study the state workforce and retiring employees.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable
CTSB00231IntroTo extend workers' compensation benefits for certain mental or emotional impairments to emergency medical services personnel, Department of Correction employees and dispatchers.
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2020-03-10
Joint Favorable Substitute
CTSB00089IntroTo prohibit disciplinary action against public school children for unpaid school lunch charges and to allow any public or private parties to donate to payoff such debt.
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2020-03-09
Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/16/20 10:00 AM
CTSB00184IntroTo establish the workforce housing development program in opportunity zones and to create additional opportunities for workforce housing development in other parts of the state using tax credits, fee waivers and property tax abatement.
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2020-03-06
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00097IntroTo help mitigate the effects of sodium chloride contamination of private wells and public drinking water supplies.
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2020-03-06
Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
CTSB00409IntroTo (1) allow a registry, in addition to a homemaker-companion agency, to conduct background checks on prospective employees; (2) expand the contents of the required notice to a consumer regarding homemaker and companion services; and (3) modify provi...
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2020-03-06
To Joint Public Safety and Security Committee
CTHB05098IntroTo increase the amount of money residents of long-term care institutions who receive medical assistance may keep for personal needs.
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2020-03-06
Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/11/20 5:00 PM
CTSB00162IntroTo (1) include senior center staff members among persons municipalities can name as municipal agents for the elderly, (2) authorize the establishment of multipurpose senior centers, (3) authorize additional resources for senior centers, and (4) estab...
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2020-03-06
Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/11/20 5:00 PM
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