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Bill # Title & Description Status CBIA Position Articles

HB 6715
(2015)

AN ACT REQUIRING CONNECTICUT TO JOIN THE STATE AUTHORIZATION RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT REGARDING DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAMS

Supports increased access to online education programs by Connecticut entering into a national reciprocity agreement for distance learning.

Awaiting Action (Appropriations) Supports

Developing the Next Gen of Talent

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SB 1
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING TAX FAIRNESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

In part, creates a discriminatory tax structure and increases property taxes on Connecticut businesses by creating an additional property tax for newly constructed commercial and industrial projects as well as increases in the market value of such properties beginning with the 2013 base year.

Awaiting Action (Planning and Development) Opposes

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SB 1017
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING

Modifies the manufacturing apprenticeship tax credit for pass-through entities by allowing the credit to be applied against sales taxes due to the state or sold to other entities where they can be applied against gross earnings and certain other taxes, not just the Business Corporation Tax.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Supports

Taxing Connecticut’s Comeback

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SB 1018
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATIONS EXCEEDING FEDERAL STANDARDS OR PROCEDURES

Would have required 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.

Died (Commerce) Supported

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SB 1019
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING THE FISCAL IMPACT OF PROPOSED LEGISLATION ON BUSINESSES

Promotes government transparency by requiring fiscal notes on legislation to include the number of businesses impacted by, and the cost to comply with the bill.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Supports

Commerce Bill Sheds Light on Laws’ Impact

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