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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

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

Died (Appropriations) Supported

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 which is likely to increase taxes on Connecticut businesses.

Awaiting Action (Senate) Opposes

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SB 1017
(2015)

AN ACT CONCERNING MANUFACTURING

Modified 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. Died (Finance), but expected to be merged into HB 7055.

Died (Finance, Revenue and Bonding) 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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