Bill Tracker

Bill # Title & Description Status CBIA Position Articles

SB 1
(2014)

An Act Authorizing Bonds Of The State For The Subsidized Training And Employment Program And Encouraging Economic Development Through The Remediation Of State-Owned Brownfields

Would have extended flexibility of DECD to direct funding under the state’s Urban Sites Remediation program to projects it determines will provide a significant economic benefit to the region, even if not located in a distressed municipality.

Died (Senate) Supported

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SB 10
(2014)

An Act Concerning Deductibles for Breast Ultrasound Screenings

Increases insurance premiums by requiring more services to be included in fully insured health plans - directly impacting small business.

Enacted
Effective: 01/01/2015
Act / Committee: Public Act 14-97
Opposes

Many Healthcare Changes Averted, Tax, Mandates Adopted

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CBIA Testimony
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SB 11
(2014)

An Act Concerning the Duties of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange

Would have permited the state health insurance exchange to directly negotiate health insurance premium rates, which would have resulted in stifled competition and less choice in the market place.

Died Opposed

CBIA Testimony
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SB 126
(2014)

An Act Concerning Children's Exposure to Chemicals

Would have created a list of chemicals of concern to children in Connecticut, at the discretion of the CT Dept. of Public Health (DPH).  Every two years, DPH would have provided recommendations on the feasibility of phasing out or banning products containing those chemicals. The bill also gave DPH authority to mandate Connecticut manufacturers or distributors of those products to conduct feasibility studies on replacing the chemicals in their products.

Died (Senate) Opposed

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SB 128
(2014)

An Act Concerning Economic Development

Would have established a task force to study ways the state may encourage business growth and job creation; increased state and municipal tax revenue; and addressed concerns regarding the availability of financing after the merger, takeover or liquidation of a financial institution.

Died (Senate) -

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