2017 Bills

The Connecticut General Assembly will convene from January 4, 2017 through June 7. 2017.  Check here for bills introduced that may impact young children and programs that serve young children.  The links will take you to the Connecticut General Assembly website for more details.

 

Bills with recent action, public hearings or decisions.

 

Child Safety

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5178 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THREE-POINT SEAT SAFETY BELTS FOR SCHOOL BUSES', to require school buses to be equipped with three-point lap and shoulder seat safety belts and to require passengers of a school bus to wear seat safety belts.

REF. TRANSPORTATION

Public Hearing on 01-30

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5472 REP. CAMILLO, 151st DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN IN PANHANDLING', to prevent the exploitation of children in panhandling.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Public Hearing on 02-16

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6719 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING THREE-POINT SEAT SAFETY BELTS FOR SCHOOL BUSES THAT ARE MODEL YEAR 2019 OR NEWER', to require each school bus that is model year 2019 or newer to be equipped with three-point lap and shoulder seat safety belts and to require passengers of a school bus to wear seat safety belts.

REF. TRANSPORTATION

Public Hearing 02-06

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6720 REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING REAR-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS FOR CHILDREN TRANSPORTED IN MOTOR VEHICLES', to protect children in the state by requiring any person who transports a child under two years of age to use a rear-facing child restraint system, unless the child weights more than forty pounds.

REF. TRANSPORTATION

Public Hearing 02-06

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6956 REP. KUPCHICK, 132nd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS', to protect children in the state by expanding the existing statute requiring child restraint systems in motor vehicles.

REF. TRANSPORTATION

Public Hearing 02-06

Joint Favorable

Alliance Supports

 

H.B. No. 6996 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S SAFETY', to study the safety of children in the state.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN 

Public Hearing 02-21

Joint Favorable

Alliance Supports

 

H.B. No. 6997 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN', to study the effects of the programs offered by the Department of Children and Families that address the well-being of children in the state.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Public Hearing 02-21

Joint Favorable

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 396 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD FATALITY REVIEW PROCEDURES', to provide for an independent review of fatalities involving children with Department of Children and Families involvement, promote a more transparent review process and ensure a public discussion of findings and recommendations.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Public Hearing 02-07

Joint Favorable Substitute

Tabled for Senate Calendar

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 397 SEN. FASANO, 34th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INDEPENDENT DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OMBUDSMAN', to establish an independent Department of Children and Families ombudsman to give children in the care and custody of the department an opportunity to have complaints and grievances heard, reviewed and addressed.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

REF. APPROPRIATIONS 

Public Hearing 02-07

Joint Favorable Substitute

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 460 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD CAR SEAT BEST PRACTICES', to require the use of best practices with regard to the use of child restraint systems.

REF. TRANSPORTATION

Public Hearing 02-06

Alliance Monitoring

 

S.B. No. 767 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDHOOD OBESITY', to improve the physical health of children in child care settings by prohibiting or limiting the serving of sweetened beverages, prohibiting or limiting children's access to mobile cellular telephones, computers, video games and movies and increasing participation in physical activity.

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Public Hearing 02-16

Joint Favorable Substitute

Tabled for Senate Calendar

Alliance Monitoring

 

Care4kids

 

H.B. No. 7006 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT RESTORING OVERSIGHT OF THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES AND ALLOWING FOR THE TRANSFER OF FEDERAL BLOCK GRANT FUNDS TO THE PROGRAM', to restore oversight of the Care 4 Kids child-care subsidy program to the Department of Social Services and allow for transfer of federal block grant funds to the program.

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

REF. APPROPRIATIONS 

Public Hearing 02-07

Joint Favorable Substitute

Alliance Opposes

 

Paid Family Medical Leave

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6212 REP. LESSER, 100th DIST.; REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. ALBIS, 99th DIST.; REP. BUTLER, 72nd DIST.; REP. RILEY, 46th DIST.; REP. CANDELARIA, 95th DIST.; REP. VARGAS, 6th DIST.; REP. ROSE, 118th DIST.; REP. TERCYAK, 26th DIST.; REP. STAFSTROM, 129th DIST.; REP. SOTO, 39th DIST.; REP. RYAN, 139th DIST.; REP. ROSARIO, 128th DIST.; REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST.; REP. GENTILE, 104th DIST.; REP. REYES, 75th DIST.; REP. ORANGE, 48th DIST.; REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th DIST.; REP. LEMAR, 96th DIST.; REP. JOHNSON, 49th DIST.; REP. HENNESSY, 127th DIST.; REP. HADDAD, 54th DIST.; REP. GODFREY, 110th DIST.; REP. D'AGOSTINO, 91st DIST.; REP. DIMASSA, 116th DIST.; SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE', to establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.

REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public Hearing on 02-16

 

Joint Favorable

Alliance Supports

Position: Support paid family leave for child development reasons.  Given the poor funding in early childhood, concerns within child care programs are cost to programs of employees being out, administering, bottom line.

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6614 REP. HOYDICK, 120th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE', to establish a tax credit for businesses that provide paid family and medical leave benefits to employees.

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Public Hearing 02-24

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 1 SEN. LOONEY, 11th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING EARNED FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE', to establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.

REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public Hearing 02-16

Joint Favorable

Tabled for Senate Calendar

 

Alliance Monitoring

 

Other

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5237 REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd DIST.; REP. DAVIS, 57th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT', to require the Commissioner of Revenue Services to study the earned income amount requirements for earned income tax credit eligibility and make recommendations (1) to allow recipients of such tax credit to maintain eligibility upon small increases in pay, and (2) for monthly distribution of any personal income tax overpayment refunds to such recipients.

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Public Hearing On 02-24

Joint Favorable

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6901 REP. ELLIOTT, 88th DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOUPMENT OF STATE COSTS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LOW WAGE EMPLOYERS', to recoup state costs relating to services provided to workers who earn a low wage.

REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

Public Hearing 02-16

Alliance Supports

 

Proposed S.B. No. 188 SEN. DUFF, 25th DIST. 'AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS', to provide funding for social impact bonds.

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Public Hearing 02-24

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 585 SEN. FLEXER, 29th DIST.; REP. CONLEY, 40th DIST.; REP. LINEHAN, 103rd DIST.; REP. LUXENBERG, 12th DIST.; REP. MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133rd DIST.; REP. PORTER, 94th DIST.; REP. SIMMONS, 144th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR BREAST PUMPS AND PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO WOMEN BREASTFEEDING IN PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT', to incorporate into the general statutes provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requiring health insurance coverage for breast pumps and improve protections afforded to women breastfeeding in places of employment.

REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

Public Hearing 02-16

Alliance Monitoring

 

S.B. No. 764 (RAISED) COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN. 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S HEALTH', to study the health of children in the state. REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

Public Hearing 02-21

Joint Favorable

Alliance Monitoring

 

S.B. No. 774 (RAISED) HUMAN SERVICES. 'AN ACT EXTENDING TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE BENEFITS TO ENCOURAGE EMPLOYMENT', to encourage recipients of temporary family assistance to find employment by allowing them to retain benefits for not more than twelve months if they find a job that exceeds ninety per cent of the temporary family assistance payment standard. REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Public Hearing 02-07

Alliance Monitoring

 

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Bills with no current action that the Alliance will continue to monitor.

 

QSM

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5196 'AN ACT DELAYING THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE REQUIREMENT FOR EDUCATORS AT CERTAIN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS'

REF. EDUCATION

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5197 'AN ACT REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO DEVELOP A PROPOSED EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR COMPENSATION SCHEDULE'

REF. EDUCATION

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5705 'AN ACT STREAMLINING THE PROCESS FOR OUT-OF-STATE EDUCATORS TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5707 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TEACHER CERTIFICATION RECIPROCITY PROGRAM WITH NEIGHBORING STATES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6102 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6394 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REFUNDABLE CREDIT AGAINST THE PERSONAL INCOME TAX FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6541 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6844 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF ELIGIBLE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6853 'AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS THAT SATISFY THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 163 'AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILD CARE'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 659 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO RECOGNIZE ELIGIBLE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAMS THAT SATISFY THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 674 'AN ACT LIMITING THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS TO THOSE PROVIDERS RECEIVING STATE FUNDING'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 675 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE STAFF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Care4Kids

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5038 'AN ACT PREVENTING THE USE OF CHILD CARE SUBSIDY INCREASES FOR UNION DUES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6116 'AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE RESPONSIBILITY OF CHILD DAY CARE SERVICES FROM THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6183 'AN ACT CONCERNING RESTORING OVERSIGHT OF THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Alliance Positions: Opposes

1) Care4Kids is state's largest child care program, must remain in the office that  oversees child care; 2) line item should be funded rather than moved; 3) going to DSS is not going to solve financial problem; 4) streamlining early childhood takes time, need to allow OEC to do streamlining by legislation if necessary

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6841 'AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 217 'AN ACT RESTORING FUNDING FOR THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Alliance Supports

 

Proposed S.B. No. 222 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF TEMPORARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE DOLLARS TO COVER CHILD CARE SHORTFALLS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Alliance Supports

 

Proposed S.B. No. 276 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE FOR WORKING PARENTS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

Alliance Supports

 

PAID FAMILY MEDICAL LEAVE

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6216 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND PROVIDING A TAX DEDUCTION FOR ACCOUNT CONTRIBUTIONS'

REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

2GEN

 

Proposed S.B. No. 215 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TWO-GENERATIONAL MODEL FOR SUCCESS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed S.B. No. 216 'AN ACT CONCERNING A TWO-GENERATIONAL MODEL FOR SCHOOL READINESS AND WORKFORCE SUCCESS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5809 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUND'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE, AND BONDING

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5138 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT'

REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5379 'AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Alliance Supports

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5380 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY OF EPINEPHRINE IN PUBLIC VENUES'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5453 'AN ACT CONCERNING MANDATES REQUIRED UNDER THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5642 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID INCOME ELIGIBILITY'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5662 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE COORDINATED DELIVERY OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5807 'AN ACT CONCERNING SMOKING IN MOTOR VEHICLES WHEN CHILDREN ARE PRESENT'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5809 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUND'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6233 'AN ACT REQUIRING MENTAL HEALTH SCREENINGS OF CHILDREN'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6485 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY AND TRACKING SYSTEM'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6658 'AN ACT CONCERNING EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE'

REF. JUDICIARY

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6691 'AN ACT PROHIBITING SMOKING IN A MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN A CHILD IS PRESENT'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6700 'AN ACT REQUIRING CHILD CARE PROVIDERS TO BE VACCINATED AGAINST INFLUENZA'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6742 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY EVIDENCE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO REDUCE CHILDREN'S EXPOSURE TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES'

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6884 'AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID SCHOOL-BASED CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS' CLAIMS BILLING'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed S.B. No. 16 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCOME TAX DEDUCTION FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Public Hearing 03-03

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 319 'AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Hearing 03-07

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 438 'AN ACT ASSISTING COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Hearing 02-17

Alliance Monitoring

 

Proposed S.B. No. 439 'AN ACT EXPANDING CONNECTICUT'S IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY AND TRACKING SYSTEM'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Hearing 02-22

Alliance Supports

 

Proposed S.B. No. 743 SEN. KENNEDY, 12th DIST. 'AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURER REIMBURSEMENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED TO CERTAIN CHILDREN AND YOUTH'

REF. INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE

 

EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5023 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STUDENT DATA PRIVACY ACT'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5024 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A LEARNING INSTITUTE TO ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF SERVICES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS'

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5025 REP. BELSITO, 53rd DIST. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COMPUTER KEYBOARDING INSTRUCTION IN KINDERGARTEN AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL'

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5026  'AN ACT REQUIRING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT PERIODIC TESTING OF SCHOOL WATER SUPPLIES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5403 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXTENSION OF THE ALLIANCE DISTRICT GRANT PROGRAM'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6105 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A STATE-WIDE PRESCHOOL THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL LITERACY COMMISSION'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6529 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE EQUITABLE FUNDING OF LOCAL EDUCATION'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6530 'AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT, LEARNING AND OPPORTUNITY'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6533 'AN ACT PROHIBITING BOARDS OF EDUCATION FROM CHARGING MAGNET SCHOOL TUITION TO OTHER BOARDS OF EDUCATION'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6798 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A REMEDIAL LITERACY PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN KINDERGARTEN TO GRADE THREE IN PRIORITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6799 'AN ACT PERMITTING BOARDS OF EDUCATION TO CHOOSE THE DATE ON WHICH A CHILD MUST TURN FIVE YEARS OLD IN ORDER TO ENROLL IN KINDERGARTEN'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6854 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE READING READINESS OF EACH SCHOOL AND SCHOOL DISTRICT'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 137 'AN ACT CONCERNING EDUCATION EQUITY'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 138 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A REMEDIAL READING PROGRAM FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 468 'AN ACT CONCERNING INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPENSES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 691 'AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION OF A CHILD SEVEN YEARS OF AGE OR YOUNGER'

REF. EDUCATION

 

SAFETY

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5208 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGAL PROTECTIONS FOR A PERSON WHO ENTERS AN AUTOMOBILE TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO A CHILD'

REF. JUDICIARY

 

Proposed S.B. No. 318 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEAVING A CHILD UNSUPERVISED IN A LOCKED MOTOR VEHICLE'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed S.B. No. 327 'AN ACT REQUIRING HOSPITALS TO TRAIN NEW PARENTS ON SAFE SLEEP PRACTICES FOR INFANTS'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

CHILDCARE

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6537 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHER-TO-CHILD RATIO AT DAYCARE FACILITIES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6550 'AN ACT PROVIDING A STATE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR CHILD CARE COSTS'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

Proposed H.B. No. 6613 'AN ACT PROVIDING A TAX CREDIT FOR EMPLOYERS WHO PROVIDE ON-SITE DAY CARE'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

OTHER

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5074 'AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5086 REP. ACKERT, 8th DIST. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING "PJ DAY"'

REF. GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5126 'AN ACT SETTING LIMITS ON NUTRITIONAL ASSISTANCE FOR CERTAIN ABLE-BODIED ADULTS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5129 'AN ACT REQUIRING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS TO VOLUNTEER IN THEIR COMMUNITIES'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5130 'AN ACT PROHIBITING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS FROM ENGAGING IN ELECTRONIC BENEFIT TRANSFERS AT CERTAIN ESTABLISHMENTS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5131 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING SAFEGUARDS AGAINST IMPROPER USE OF STATE-ADMINISTERED CASH ASSISTANCE'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5132 'AN ACT INCLUDING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS IN INCOME ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5166 'AN ACT REQUIRING WELLNESS CHECKS FOR RECIPIENTS OF WELFARE BENEFITS'

REF. PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5195 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES INSTRUCTION TO YOUNG STUDENTS BY CERTAIN INSTRUCTORS'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5224 'AN ACT CONCERNING AN INVESTIGATION OF POLICIES REGARDING TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND PARENTAL NEGLECT'

REF. COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5239 'AN ACT REQUIRING A STUDY OF THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5471 'AN ACT INCREASING PENALTIES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED AGAINST CHILDREN'

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5644 'AN ACT CONCERNING LIMITING THE USE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS'

REF. HUMAN SERVICES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5706 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A DUAL LANGUAGE MAGNET SCHOOL'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed H.B. No. 5827 'AN ACT INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES WHO ARE RAISING CHILDREN'

REF. AGING

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6456 'AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE'

REF. LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6517 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CHILD WELFARE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE'

REF. APPROPRIATIONS

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6638 'AN ACT CONCERNING LEGAL DISPUTES INVOLVING THE CARE AND CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILDREN'

REF. JUDICIARY

 

Proposed H.B. No. 6838 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE WRITTEN PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN RECEIVING SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES'

REF. EDUCATION

 

Proposed S.B. No. 141 'AN ACT INCREASING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER NONPARENT RELATIVES WHO ARE RAISING CHILDREN'

REF. AGING

 

Proposed S.B. No. 414 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR WORKING GRANDPARENTS CARING FOR GRANDCHILDREN'

REF. FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING