OPA: Legislative Update

Legislative Update



Updated Friday, May 9, 2014

 

 

 

BILLS THAT HAVE PASSED IN THE SENATE AND HOUSE

SB 25 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CONNECTICUT SMART START PROGRAM. 

SB 106 AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH EDUCATION AND ENSURING SAFE SCHOOL CLIMATES.


SB 154 AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.

SB 155 AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURTS.

 

SB 322 AN ACT CONNECTING THE PUBLIC TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES.

SB 336 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PENALTY FOR CAUSING HARM TO A VULNERABLE USER OF A PUBLIC WAY. 

SB 394 AN ACT CONCERNING REQUIREMENTS FOR INSURERS' USE OF STEP THERAPY. 


SB 410 AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS CONDUCTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

SB 413 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING MEDICAL ORDERS FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT.

 

SB 417 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF PSYCHIATRIC AND SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT SERVICES.

SB 463 AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF A CONSERVATOR FOR A PERSON WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. 

SB 494 AN ACT CONCERNING GUARDIANS AD LITEM AND ATTORNEYS FOR MINOR CHILDREN IN FAMILY RELATIONS MATTERS.

HB 5049 AN ACT ELIMINATING UNNECESSARY GOVERNMENT REGULATION.

HB 5113 AN ACT CONCERNING YOUTH ATHLETICS AND CONCUSSIONS.

HB 5133 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LOCATION OF FUNDING SOURCES FOR THE HEALTHY HOMES INITIATIVE.

HB 5227 AN ACT CONCERNING LIVABLE COMMUNITIES AND ELDERLY NUTRITION.

HB 5259 AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF DEBIT CARDS FOR GASOLINE PURCHASES AND NOTIFICATION TO HANDICAPPED DRIVERS OF SELF-SERVICE PUMP REFUELING SERVICES.

HB 5290 AN ACT REVISING MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS.

HB 5321 AN ACT CONCERING INTERPRETER QUALIFICATIONS.

HB 5325 AN ACT ELIMINATING THE HOME-CARE COST CAP.

 

HB 5328 AN ACT CONCERNING ADVISORY AND PLANNING COUNCILS FOR STATE DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES REGIONS, A CHANGE IN TERMINOLOGY AND THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ADVISORY COUNCIL.

 

HB 5386 AN ACT CONCERNING CARE COORDINATION FOR CHRONIC DISEASE.

HB 5402 AN ACT CONCERNING WAIVERS FOR MEDICAID-FINANCED, HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY.

 

HB 5441 AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT PAYMENT OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES.

HB 5453 AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYERS AND HOME CARE WORKERS.

HB 5456 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES ABUSE AND NEGLECT REGISTRY.

 

HB 5477 AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE PLATFORM FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRONIC BOOKS.

HB 5521 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE AND ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

HB 5537 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.

HB 5562 AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD, EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CONCERNING DYSLEXIA AND SPECIAL EDUCATION.HB

5564 AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL SAFETY.

HB 5567 AN ACT CONCERNING A DEFINITION OF AND GUIDELINES FOR ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

 

HB 5578 AN ACT CONCERNING THE HEALTH INSURANCE GRIEVANCE PROCESS FOR ADVERSE DETERMINATIONS.

 

Two budget bills which passed both the House and Senate are very large and I have not fully analyzed them:

HB 5596 AN ACT MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO STATE EXPENDITURES AND REVENUES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015. This is 81 pages and is the actual budget bill.

HB 5597 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING PROVISIONS OF THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2015. This bill is 314 pages long. It contains state law changes needed to implement the budget bill which is HB 5596.

 

 

 

 

 





 









































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