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CONNECTICUT PUBLIC AND SPECIAL ACTS EFFECTIVE 10/1/04

Public Act No. 04-9
Senate Bill No. 44
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO CONSUMER PROTECTION STATUTES.

Public Act No. 04-10
Senate Bill No. 482
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO CERTAIN INSURANCE STATUTES.

Public Act No. 04-11
House Bill No. 5161
AN ACT CONCERNING OUTSIDE SERVICE OF ALCOHOL IN RESTAURANTS AND CAFES..

Public Act No. 04-12
House Bill No. 5198
AN ACT CONCERNING THE OFFICE OF PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Public Act No. 04-14
Substitute House Bill No. 5409
AN ACT CONCERNING CHECK CASHING SERVICES AND MONEY TRANSMISSION.
Sec.1, 2, 4-6, 10

Public Act No. 04-16
Substitute Senate Bill No. 414
AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE HUMAN SERVICES. STATUTES.

Public Act No. 04-17
Senate Bill No. 109
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION ACT.

Public Act No. 04-21
Substitute Senate Bill No. 136
AN ACT CONCERNING REGISTERING UNDERGROUND FUEL TANK. REMOVERS.

Public Act No. 04-22
Substitute Senate Bill No. 138
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MANUFACTURE OF BEDDING.

Public Act No. 04-24
Substitute Senate Bill No. 484
AN ACT CONCERNING CORPORATE-OWNED LIFE INSURANCE.

Public Act No. 04-31
Substitute House Bill No. 5354
AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES IN OWNERSHIP OF RETAIL LIQUOR PERMIT PREMISES.

Public Act No. 04-33
House Bill No. 5449
AN ACT CONCERNING WINE ORDERED WITH HOTEL AND CAFE MEALS.

Public Act No. 04-34
House Bill No. 5464
AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR WIGS FOR CHEMOTHERAPY PATIENTS.

Public Act No. 04-35
House Bill No. 5533
AN ACT CONCERNING OPTOMETRIST LICENSURE.

Public Act No. 04-39
Senate Bill No. 481
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISCLOSURE OF NONMATERIAL FACTS CONCERNING REAL PROPERTY.

Public Act No. 04-40
Senate Bill No. 600
AN ACT CONCERNING PORTABILITY OF CERTAIN VETERANS' PROPERTY TAX BENEFITS.

Public Act No. 04-41
Senate Bill No. 65
AN ACT CONCERNING MEMBERSHIP ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

Public Act No. 04-42
Substitute Senate Bill No. 140
AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF GROCERY STORE BEER PERMIT PREMISES.

Public Act No. 04-43
Substitute Senate Bill No. 144
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CALL-BEFORE-YOU-DIG PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 04-45
Substitute Senate Bill No. 360
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT.

Public Act No. 04-48
Senate Bill No. 308
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF CHILD NEGLECT REPORTS.

Public Act No. 04-49
Senate Bill No. 112
AN ACT CONCERNING STATUTES APPLICABLE TO HEALTH CARE CENTERS AND THE ISSUANCE OF STOP LOSS POLICIES.

Public Act No. 04-52
Senate Bill No. 292
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATUS OF PATIENTS OF THE WHITING FORENSIC DIVISION.

Public Act No. 04-53
Substitute Senate Bill No. 298
AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ADOPTIVE PARENTS.

Public Act No. 04-54
Senate Bill No. 466
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION STATUTES.

Public Act No. 04-58
Senate Bill No. 581
AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS STATUTES.

Public Act No. 04-61
Substitute House Bill No. 5102
AN ACT IMPOSING A PENALTY FOR ENGAGING IN THE BUSINESS OF TRANSMITTING MONEY WITHOUT A LICENSE.

Public Act No. 04-63
House Bill No. 5196
AN ACT CONCERNING ASSIGNMENT OF STATE EMPLOYEES TO THE OFFICE OF THE COURT MONITOR FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

Public Act No. 04-64
Substitute House Bill No. 5212
AN ACT ADOPTING REVISED ARTICLE 7 OF THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE CONCERNING DOCUMENTS OF TITLE.

Public Act No. 04-66
Substitute House Bill No. 5293
AN ACT CONCERNING DUAL ARRESTS IN FAMILY VIOLENCE CASES.

Public Act No. 04-69
Substitute House Bill No. 5411
AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER CREDIT LICENSEES AND CREDITORS' COLLECTION PRACTICES.

Public Act No. 04-70
Substitute House Bill No. 5450
AN ACT CONCERNING GASOLINE FRANCHISES.

Public Act No. 04-76
Substitute House Bill No. 5508
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES NECESSITATED BY THE ELIMINATION OF THE GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 04-77
House Bill No. 5548
AN ACT CONCERNING RESIDUAL PAYMENTS MADE TO HEIRS AND ASSIGNEES OF INSURANCE PRODUCERS AND WAIVER OF CERTAIN PRODUCER EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS.

Public Act No. 04-78
House Bill No. 5561
AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICE OF PROCESS IN CERTAIN LAND USE APPEALS.

Public Act No. 04-81
House Bill No. 5629
AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPICE SERVICES IN RURAL AREAS.

Public Act No. 04-82
Substitute House Bill No. 5635
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANTS.

Public Act No. 04-83
House Bill No. 5550
AN ACT CONCERNING COMMERCIAL BROKERAGE AGREEMENTS WITH OUT-OF-STATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS.

Public Act No. 04-84
Substitute Senate Bill No. 119
AN ACT CONCERNING CLEAN CARS.

Public Act No. 04-86
Substitute Senate Bill No. 148
AN ACT CONCERNING DIRECT BILLING BY ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.

Public Act No. 04-87
Substitute Senate Bill No. 160
AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AGENCY PURCHASE ORDERS AND THE CORE-CT SYSTEM.

Public Act No. 04-88
Senate Bill No. 300
AN ACT CONCERNING SPECIAL STUDY FOSTER CARE.

Public Act No. 04-90
Substitute Senate Bill No. 322
AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND SERVICES FOR THE BLIND.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 04-92
Substitute Senate Bill No. 26
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF AIR COMPRESSORS FOR TIRE INFLATION FOR FREE PUBLIC USE.

Public Act No. 04-93
Senate Bill No. 290
AN ACT CONCERNING PARTITION ACTIONS.

Public Act No. 04-94
Substitute Senate Bill No. 293
AN ACT CONCERNING JUDICIAL REVIEW UNDER THE UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT.

Public Act No. 04-95
Substitute Senate Bill No. 327
AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE FOR ORGAN DONATION.

Public Act No. 04-100
Substitute Senate Bill No. 596
AN ACT CONCERNING IMPROVED PROCESSING OF CHILD SUPPORT CASES.

Public Act No. 04-102
Senate Bill No. 57
AN ACT CONCERNING DEBARMENT REFORM.

Public Act No. 04-103
Senate Bill No. 150
AN ACT CONCERNING GAS PIPELINE SAFETY.

Public Act No. 04-107
Substitute Senate Bill No. 401
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF PRESCRIPTIONS BETWEEN PRESCRIBERS AND LICENSED PHARMACIES.

Public Act No. 04-108
Substitute Senate Bill No. 479
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURANCE LOSS CONTAINMENT.

Public Act No. 04-110
House Bill No. 5065
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSPECTION OF AMUSEMENT RIDES.

Public Act No. 04-111
House Bill No. 5453
AN ACT CONCERNING FARM WINERIES.

Public Act No. 04-114
House Bill No. 5558
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONVEYANCE OF INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY TO LAND TRUSTS AND OTHER NONPROFIT LAND-HOLDING ORGANIZATIONS.

Public Act No. 04-115
Substitute House Bill No. 5588
AN ACT CONCERNING FORESTRY MANAGEMENT.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 04-118
House Bill No. 5054
AN ACT CONCERNING THE EMPLOYEES' REVIEW BOARD.

Public Act No. 04-122
Substitute House Bill No. 5407
AN ACT CONCERNING ORGAN DONATION.

Public Act No. 04-123
House Bill No. 5439
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CHIEF STATE'S ATTORNEY.

Public Act No. 04-124
House Bill No. 5442
AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENT BY THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE OF THE EXPENSES OF WITNESSES.

Public Act No. 04-125
House Bill No. 5467
AN ACT REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF REIMBURSEMENT UNDER DENTAL PLANS AND REVISING THE MANAGED CARE ACT TO REFERENCE PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS.

Public Act No. 04-127
Substitute House Bill No. 5594
AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS.

Public Act No. 04-128
House Bill No. 5597
AN ACT CONCERNING TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS BASED ON CONSENT.

Public Act No. 04-129
House Bill No. 5602
AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR INDOOR AIR QUALITY PROJECTS.

Public Act No. 04-130
Substitute House Bill No. 5603
AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT OF YOUTHS BY PERSONS STANDING IN A POSITION OF POWER, AUTHORITY OR SUPERVISION.

Public Act No. 04-131
Senate Bill No. 486
AN ACT CONCERNING REAL ESTATE BROKER LIENS.

Public Act No. 04-132
House Bill No. 5356
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONVEYANCING OF REAL PROPERTY.

Public Act No. 04-133
Substitute House Bill No. 5448
AN ACT CONCERNING STATE POLICE CRUISERS.

Public Act No. 04-134
Substitute House Bill No. 5611
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF CONTAMINATION.

Public Act No. 04-135
Substitute House Bill No. 5657
AN ACT CONCERNING HATE CRIMES.

Public Act No. 04-139
Substitute House Bill No. 5043
AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR ENTICING A MINOR AND IMPORTING OR POSSESSING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.
Sec.2-11, 14

Public Act No. 04-141
Substitute House Bill No. 5433
AN ACT REVISING PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STATE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.

Public Act No. 04-142
Substitute Senate Bill No. 230
AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEEDINGS AND INCREASING THE NUMBER OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE IN MERIDEN.
Sec.1-8

Public Act No. 04-143
Substitute House Bill No. 5031
AN ACT REVISING CERTAIN LAWS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Sec.8-9

Public Act No. 04-144
Substitute House Bill No. 5045
AN ACT CONCERNING FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND HAZARD MITIGATION.
Sec.1-5, 10-11

Public Act No. 04-147
Substitute House Bill No. 5443
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 04-148
Substitute House Bill No. 5444
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER TO JUVENILE COURT OF THE CASES OF CHILDREN CHARGED WITH CERTAIN SEXUAL OFFENSES.

Public Act No. 04-150
House Bill No. 5486
AN ACT CONCERNING BUILDING OFFICIALS AND INSPECTORS.

Public Act No. 04-151
Substitute House Bill No. 5528
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION STATUTES.
Sec.17

Public Act No. 04-157
Substitute Senate Bill No. 108
AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS OF HEALTH CARE DETERMINATIONS MADE TO THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.

Public Act No. 04-158
Substitute Senate Bill No. 4
AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN IN MANAGED RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES AND THE PATIENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS FOR RESIDENTS OF NURSING HOMES AND CHRONIC DISEASE HOSPITALS.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 04-160
Substitute Senate Bill No. 291
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC DISABILITIES TO PERSONS FOUND NOT COMPETENT TO STAND TRIAL.

Public Act No. 04-161
Substitute Senate Bill No. 411
AN ACT CONCERNING LAMPS AND FLASHING LIGHTS ON EMERGENCY VEHICLES.

Public Act No. 04-165
Substitute Senate Bill No. 567
AN ACT CONCERNING INFORMATION PROVIDED TO THE VICTIM BY THE COURT WHEN AN ACCUSED IS TESTED FOR HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS OR ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME.

Public Act No. 04-166
Substitute Senate Bill No. 576
AN ACT CONCERNING REGULATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

Public Act No. 04-170
Substitute Senate Bill No. 476
AN ACT CONCERNING INCOME TAX REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN DISCLOSURES.

Public Act No. 04-173
House Bill No. 5201
AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY FORMULA.

Public Act No. 04-174
House Bill No. 5204
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE STATUTES.
Sec.1-5

Public Act No. 04-175
House Bill No. 5216
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES TO RENDER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BY LICENSED OR CERTIFIED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS.

Public Act No. 04-178
Substitute House Bill No. 5392
AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF THE PERSONNEL FILES ACT.

Public Act No. 04-178
Substitute House Bill No. 5392
AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF THE PERSONNEL FILES ACT.

Public Act No. 04-178
Substitute House Bill No. 5392
AN ACT CONCERNING ENFORCEMENT OF THE PERSONNEL FILES ACT.

Public Act No. 04-185
House Bill No. 5608
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FUNDING OF MUNICIPAL CLEAN WATER PROJECTS AND THE REGISTRATION OF WATER DIVERSIONS.

Public Act No. 04-187
Substitute House Bill No. 5653
AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL USE OF A RECORDING DEVICE.

Public Act No. 04-188
House Bill No. 5662
AN ACT CONCERNING DNA TESTING.

Public Act No. 04-190
House Bill No. 5601
AN ACT CONCERNING AN ADDITIONAL SENTENCE OF IMPRISONMENT FOR UNPAID FINES.

Public Act No. 04-192
Substitute Senate Bill No. 70
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSING AND TRAINING OF PRIVATE DETECTIVES AND GUARD SERVICES AND SECURITY PERSONNEL SERVICES.

Public Act No. 04-194
Substitute Senate Bill No. 289
AN ACT CONCERNING HOME HEATING OIL DEALERS.

Public Act No. 04-198
Substitute House Bill No. 5021
AN ACT CONCERNING LEGAL DEFENSE FUNDS ESTABLISHED BY OR ON BEHALF OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS OR STATE EMPLOYEES AND PENALTIES FOR INTENTIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STATE CODES OF ETHICS.
Sec.6

Public Act No. 04-199
Substitute Senate Bill No. 27
AN ACT CONCERNING EFFICIENCIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND REVISIONS TO CERTAIN MOTOR VEHICLE STATUTES.
Sec.32-33, 39-40

Public Act No. 04-202
Senate Bill No. 477
AN ACT CONCERNING CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS.

Public Act No. 04-203
Substitute Senate Bill No. 547
AN ACT CONCERNING FINES FOR BANNED INVASIVE PLANTS.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 04-207
Substitute Senate Bill No. 399
AN ACT CONCERNING INTRODUCTORY RATE OFFERS AND AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF CONSUMER CONTRACTS.

Public Act No. 04-211
Substitute Senate Bill No. 470
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION GUARDIANSHIP ASSESSMENT AND REVIEW PROCESS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL RETARDATION OMBUDSMAN.
Sec.1-2

Public Act No. 04-212
Substitute Senate Bill No. 517
AN ACT CONCERNING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
Sec.6

Public Act No. 04-214
Substitute House Bill No. 5340
AN ACT CONCERNING LUMP SUM PAYMENTS UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT AND DISQUALIFICATIONS AND OFFSETS UNDER THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ACT.
Sec.2-3

Public Act No. 04-218
Substitute Senate Bill No. 35
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN TOBACCO PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS, A SALES TAX-FREE WEEK AND THE TAX ON HEALTH CARE CENTERS.
Sec.1-4, 6-8

Public Act No. 04-220
Substitute Senate Bill No. 519
AN ACT CONCERNING ALLIED HEALTH WORKFORCE NEEDS.

Public Act No. 04-221
Substitute Senate Bill No. 569
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH STATUTES.
Sec.1-2, 4-13, 15-16, 19-20, 27-29, 32, 34, 39-40

Public Act No. 04-229
House Bill No. 5476
AN ACT CONCERNING PAYMENTS TO THE SECOND INJURY FUND BY AN EMPLOYER MUTUAL ASSOCIATION.

Public Act No. 04-230
Substitute House Bill No. 5497
AN ACT DISCOURAGING THE SALE OF ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR TO UNDERAGE PERSONS AND INCREASING THE NUMBER OF TEMPORARY BEER OR LIQUOR PERMITS ISSUED ANNUALLY TO A NONCOMMERCIAL ORGANIZATION.

Public Act No. 04-231
Substitute Senate Bill No. 218
AN ACT CONCERNING CLEAN AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES.
Sec.2, 7

Public Act No. 04-232
Substitute House Bill No. 5064
AN ACT INCREASING THE WITNESS FEE PAID TO POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS.

Public Act No. 04-233
House Bill No. 5163
AN ACT CONCERNING FUNERAL AND BURIAL PLOT ALLOWANCES.

Public Act No. 04-237

House Bill No. 5488
AN ACT REVISING THE STATE BUILDING CODE FOR SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND CONCERNING MAIN ENTRANCES IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY.
Sec.1-7

Public Act No. 04-238
Substitute House Bill No. 5572
AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD POVERTY AND THE USE OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN STATE CARE.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 04-239
House Bill No. 5606
AN ACT CONCERNING PENALTIES AND THE RECOVERY OF DAMAGES FOR THE UNLAWFUL KILLING OR INJURING OF A COMPANION ANIMAL.

Public Act No. 04-240
Substitute House Bill No. 5625
AN ACT CONCERNING CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ENTITIES, AIRCRAFT AND VESSEL LIENS, JURISDICTION OVER FOREIGN VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS, CERTAIN SPECIALLY CHARTERED CORPORATIONS AND PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR CERTAIN HOUSING OPERATED BY CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
Sec.1-24

Public Act No. 04-241
Substitute Senate Bill No. 62
AN ACT PROVIDING BENEFITS AND PROTECTION FOR VOLUNTEER CANINE SEARCH AND RESCUE MEMBERS.
Sec.1-5

Public Act No. 04-245
Substitute House Bill No. 5025
AN ACT STRENGTHENING ETHICS LAWS CONCERNING FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE, GIFTS AND STATE CONTRACTORS.
Sec.1, 6

Public Act No. 04-246
Substitute House Bill No. 5418
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINE SITING CRITERIA.
Sec.2, 4, 6, 9

Public Act No. 04-247
Substitute House Bill No. 5420
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE ELECTRIC UTILITY PROVISIONS.
Sec.2

Special Act No. 04-8
Substitute House Bill No. 5358
AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE ON TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS.

May, 2004 Special Session, Public Act No. 04-2
House Bill No. 5801
AN ACT CONCERNING BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION.
Sec.19-22, 44-45, 48, 50