Bill Tracker

Bill # Title & Description Status CBIA Position Articles

SB 1018
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATIONS EXCEEDING FEDERAL STANDARDS OR PROCEDURES

Requires agencies proposing regulations directed at activities for which federal standards or procedures already exist, to include a plain-language explanation of why Connecticut’s standards or procedures need to differ from the federal.

Awaiting Action (Commerce) Supports

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SB 1032
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICABILITY OF THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS TO CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN ACTIONS BROUGHT BY THE STATE OR A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE

Would abrogate or do away with the common law doctrine of nullum tempus occurrit regi (no time runs against the king) in certain contract and tort actions.

Awaiting Action (Judiciary) Monitoring

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SB 1039
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING GENERAL CONTRACTOR LIABILITY FOR WAGES AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Make general contractors and other subcontractors liable for a subcontractors’ failure to pay wages or workers’ compensation benefits.

Awaiting Action (Labor and Public Employees) Opposed

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SB 105
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENT AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE

Expands workers’ compensation to include coverage to individuals suffering from mental or emotional distress as a result of witnessing certain violent episodes.

Awaiting Action (Labor and Public Employees) Monitoring

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SB 106
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING RETALIATION AGAINST IMMIGRANT WORKERS

Creates a “guilty-until you prove yourself innocent” presumption that employers that take an immigration- related action against an employee within 90 days of that employee exercising any labor right did so out of retaliation; takes away a judge’s discretion to award less than double wages in employee-employer wage disputes.

Awaiting Action (Labor and Public Employees) Opposes

Double Trouble for Businesses?

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