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

Extends 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.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Supports

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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.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Opposes

CBIA Testimony
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SB 11
(2014)

An Act Concerning the Duties of the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange

Permits the state health insurance exchange to directly negotiate health insurance premium rates, which will result in stifled competition and less choice in the market place.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Opposes

CBIA Testimony
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SB 126
(2014)

An Act Concerning Children's Exposure to Chemicals

Creates 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 will provide recommendations on the feasibility of phasing out or banning products containing those chemicals. The bill also gives DPH authority to mandate Connecticut manufacturers or distributors of those products to conduct feasibility studies on replacing the chemicals in their products.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Opposes

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SB 128
(2014)

An Act Concerning Economic Development

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

Awaiting Action (Committee on Banks) -

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