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2007 CONNECTICUT PUBLIC AND SPECIAL ACTS EFFECTIVE 7/1/07

Public Act No. 07-10
Senate Bill No. 1261
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC INVESTMENT COMMUNITIES.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 07-13
House Bill No. 6952
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR BURIAL IN A STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY.

Public Act No. 07-20
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1285
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT CAREER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 07-28
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1103
AN ACT CONCERNING NONFORFEITURE BENEFIT REQUIREMENTS WITH RESPECT TO LONG-TERM CARE POLICIES.

Public Act No. 07-29
Senate Bill No. 1108
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERIM APPOINTMENT OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSIONERS.

Public Act No. 07-30
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1287
AN ACT CONCERNING VISITING INTERNATIONAL TEACHER PERMITS.

Public Act No. 07-37
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1095
AN ACT UPDATING THE VALUE OF A MOTOR VEHICLE EXEMPT FROM EXECUTION ON A JUDGMENT.

Public Act No. 07-38
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1113
AN ACT CONCERNING UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #1 EDUCATION CREDIT

Public Act No. 07-40
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1283
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CONNECTICUT'S TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLS.

Public Act No. 07-44
Senate Bill No. 1337
AN ACT CONCERNING DISCRIMINATION AWARDS RECEIVED BY PERSONS WHO HAVE BEEN SUPPORTED BY STATE HUMANE INSTITUTIONS.

Public Act No. 07-63
Senate Bill No. 1156
AN ACT ALIGNING THE FOOD STAMP PROGRAM MOTOR VEHICLE RULE WITH THE CARE4KIDS MOTOR VEHICLE RULE.

Public Act No. 07-74
House Bill No. 7018
AN ACT CONCERNING IDENTIFICATION OF HARVESTED SHELLFISH.
Sec.3

Public Act No. 07-77
Substitute House Bill No. 7300
AN ACT ESTABLISHING MEASURES TO MITIGATE CATASTROPHIC LOSSES DUE TO HURRICANES AND SEVERE STORMS.
Sec.1 changed to effective 7/1/07 by
June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-4
Senate Bill No. 1500
Sec.26

Public Act No. 07-83
House Bill No. 7065
AN ACT CONCERNING LEGISLATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF WAIVER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT.

Public Act No. 07-86
House Bill No. 7191
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE STATE-WIDE RESPITE CARE PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 07-87
Substitute House Bill No. 7385
AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION BOND MATURITY.

Public Act No. 07-88
Senate Bill No. 224
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE OF PARKING VIOLATIONS ON THE OPERATOR OF A MOTOR VEHICLE.

Public Act No. 07-90
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1139
AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCED ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Sec.7
 

Public Act No. 07-91
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1143
AN ACT CONCERNING MORTGAGE, SMALL LOAN AND MONEY TRANSMITTER LICENSEES, MORTGAGE LOANS AND EMERGENCY ORDERS OF THE BANKING COMMISSIONER AND ADOPTING THE UNIFORM PRUDENT MANAGEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS ACT.
Sec.27

Public Act No. 07-94
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1017
AN ACT CONCERNING THE EMERGENCY PLANS OF OPERATIONS OF SHORELINE COMMUNITIES AND THE DESIGNATION OF LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS HAZARD AND SECURITY ZONES.
Sec.2, 4

Public Act No. 07-95
Substitute House Bill No. 5069
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION OF MUNICIPAL WATER AND SANITATION CHARGES THROUGH THE USE OF TAX WARRANTS.

Public Act No. 07-96
House Bill No. 5496
AN ACT REGULATING LIMITED BENEFIT MEDICAL PLANS.

Public Act No. 07-97
Substitute House Bill No. 5799
AN ACT REQUIRING A SERVICE OFFICER WITH PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS.

Public Act No. 07-101
Substitute House Bill No. 6646
AN ACT CONCERNING MEDICAID BILLING PRACTICES FOR FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.

Public Act No. 07-104
Substitute House Bill No. 7160
AN ACT CONCERNING FUNERALS.
Sec.1-4, 6-8

Public Act No. 07-106
Substitute House Bill No. 7270
AN ACT CONCERNING THE EMERGENCY 9-1-1 SURCHARGE, THE MISUSE OF THE E 9-1-1 SYSTEM AND THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND HOMELAND SECURITY COORDINATING COUNCIL.
Sec.1-3, 5

Public Act No. 07-108
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1074
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENTAL LOAN AUTHORITY AND THE SCHEDULE OF ESTIMATED COSTS OF UCONN 2000 PROJECTS.

Public Act No. 07-109
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1075
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION.

Public Act No. 07-119
Substitute House Bill No. 7089
AN ACT CONCERNING SUPERVISING PHYSICIANS FOR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.

Public Act No. 07-122
House Bill No. 7273
AN ACT CONCERNING SUSPENSIONS AND EXPULSIONS BY LOCAL AND REGIONAL BOARDS OF EDUCATION.

Public Act No. 07-124
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1051
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSPECTION AND EVALUATION OF AIR QUALITY IN STATE BUILDINGS.

Public Act No. 07-126
Senate Bill No. 1412
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTER

Public Act No. 07-127
Substitute House Bill No. 677
AN ACT PRESERVING MARITIME HERITAGE LAND.

Public Act No. 07-130
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1451
AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CONNECTICUT HOMECARE OPTION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY.
Sec.9

Public Act No. 07-131
Substitute House Bill No. 7275
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FACE OF CONNECTICUT.

Public Act No. 07-133
Senate Bill No. 1391
AN ACT CONCERNING FEE INCREASES FOR CERTAIN VITAL RECORDS.

Public Act No. 07-135
Substitute House Bill No. 5656
AN ACT CONCERNING ACCESS TO POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION.

Public Act No. 07-138
House Bill No. 7017
|AN ACT CONCERNING DEMOCRACY EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

Public Act No. 07-142
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1106
AN ACT CONCERNING PROCEDURES FOR THE HEARING OF COMPLAINTS AGAINST STATE CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS BY THE COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES AND THE DOCUMENTATION OF NONDISCRIMINATION POLICIES ADOPTED BY STATE CONTRACTORS.
Sec.1-8, 11

Public Act No. 07-143
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1458
AN ACT CONCERNING JESSICA'S LAW AND CONSENSUAL SEXUAL ACTIVITY BETWEEN ADOLESCENTS CLOSE IN AGE TO EACH OTHER.
Sec.3-13

Public Act No. 07-149
Senate Bill No. 1145
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ACCESS STATUTES.
Sec.1-2, 6-8

Public Act No. 07-150
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1227
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RETURN POLICY OF RETAIL STORES.

Public Act No. 07-151
Substitute House Bill No. 5273
AN ACT CONCERNING THE POLICE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL AND MISSING PERSONS.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 07-154
Substitute House Bill No. 6856
AN ACT CONCERNING A MUNICIPAL STORMWATER AUTHORITY PILOT PROGRAM, SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS, CLEAN WATER FUND DISBURSEMENTS AND THE DEFINITION OF UNIMPROVED LAND FOR TAX PURPOSES.
Sec.6

Public Act No. 07-155
House Bill No. 6893
AN ACT CONCERNING EXPANDED OUTREACH AND COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES BY THE CHOICES HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 07-157
House Bill No. 7167
AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL LICENSES OF MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES AND THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD.

Public Act No. 07-158
Substitute House Bill No. 7217
AN ACT CONCERNING DISCHARGE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS FOR INMATES, RESPONSIBILITY FOR OBTAINING BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES FROM CERTAIN PAROLEES AND DISCHARGE OF MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS.
Sec.1-4, 6-7

Public Act No. 07-159
Substitute House Bill No. 7238
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION ON CHILD PROTECTION AND THE CHIEF CHILD PROTECTION ATTORNEY.

Public Act No. 07-160
Substitute House Bill No. 7240
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE CONCERNING THE STATE'S WELFARE REFORM INITIATIVE.

Public Act No. 07-162
Substitute Senate Bill No. 872
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A FARMLAND PRESERVATION ADVISORY BOARD, A STATE BUILDING CODE FOR AGRICULTURE, AND ZONING REGULATION OF FARMING.

Public Act No. 07-165
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1270
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE IN DRAM SHOP ACTIONS INVOLVING DEATH OR INCAPACITY AND MANUFACTURER PERMITS FOR BREW PUBS.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 07-166
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1315
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FACULTY AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND REVISIONS TO VARIOUS HIGHER EDUCATION STATUTES.
Sec.13

Public Act No. 07-167
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1400
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Sec.25-30, 32-35, 37-38, 42-43, 47

Public Act No. 07-172
House Bill No. 5197
AN ACT REQUIRING MARKETABLE TITLE BE PROVIDED FOR MOTOR VEHICLES SOLD AT AUCTION.

Public Act No. 07-176
Substitute House Bill No. 7210
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF ABUSIVE AND DECEPTIVE DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES.

Public Act No. 07-177
Substitute House Bill No. 7231
AN ACT INCLUDING ON-BOARD OIL REFINING SYSTEMS IN THE DEFINITION OF LOCAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

Public Act No. 07-179
Substitute Senate Bill No. 429
AN ACT CONCERNING LAW ENFORCEMENT AND FIRE RESCUE VESSELS.

Public Act No. 07-182
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1100
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF SUBDIVISION LOTS.

Public Act No. 07-183
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1301
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSURE FOR HEATING, PIPING, AND COOLING WORK.

Public Act No. 07-184
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1438
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE OF CERTAIN PROBATE COURT HEARINGS AND THE FILING OF CERTAIN REPORTS, THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE COURTS OF PROBATE AND THE DUTIES OF THE PROBATE COURT ADMINISTRATOR.
Sec.10-18

Public Act No. 07-185
Senate Bill No. 1484
AN ACT CONCERNING THE HEALTHFIRST CONNECTICUT AND HEALTHY KIDS INITIATIVES.
Sec.1-10, 12-15, (Sec.16-17 changed to effective 1/1/09 by June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-2 sec.69), Sec.18-21, 24-25, 33-37, 41-43)

Public Act No. 07-186
Substitute House Bill No. 6141
AN ACT CONCERNING ADEQUATE FUNDING OF THE TEACHERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Public Act No. 07-187
Substitute House Bill No. 6949
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SOLDIERS, SAILORS AND MARINES FUND, SERVICE BONUSES FOR CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD ON ACTIVE SERVICE WITH THE ARMED FORCES, AND THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROVISIONS PROHIBITING DISRUPTION OF A FUNERAL.
Sec.1-

Public Act No. 07-189
Substitute House Bill No. 7249
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COLLECTION AND RECYCLING OF COVERED ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
Sec.11

Public Act No. 07-190
House Bill No. 7351
AN ACT CONCERNING TEXTBOOK LOANS.

Public Act No. 07-191
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1213
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FINANCIAL SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR PREFERRED PROVIDER NETWORKS.

Public Act No. 07-195
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1396
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE PURCHASE OF SERVICE CONTRACTS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.

Public Act No. 07-196
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1440
AN ACT CONCERNING THE SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICTS WITHIN REDDING AND BRIDGEPORT AND THE AUTHORITY OF SPECIAL SERVICES DISTRICTS TO BORROW MONEY.
Sec.1, 5, 7

Public Act No. 07-199
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1392
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIESEL FUEL TAX.

Public Act No. 07-204
Substitute Senate Bill No. 848
AN ACT CONCERNING LOANS TO MUNICIPALITIES TO FULLY FUND PENSION SYSTEMS.

Public Act No. 07-205
Substitute Senate Bill No. 937
AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF MILITARY AFFAIRS AND IMPLEMENTING RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION FOR THE ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION OF SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT.
Sec.3

Public Act No. 07-208
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1110
AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY ASSESSMENTS AND ASSISTANCE FOR SCHOOLS AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS FOR INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Sec.1, 3

Public Act No. 07-209
Substitute House Bill No. 5639
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CLOSING OF A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.
Sec.1, 3-4

Public Act No. 07-213
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1182
AN ACT CONCERNING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS, AUDITING OF LARGE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW OF CERTAIN LAND TRANSFERS, GRANT PAYMENTS TO MUNICIPALITIES, ADVERTISING ON STATE BUILDINGS AND CERTAIN EXEMPTIONS TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT.
Sec.17

Public Act No. 07-214
House Bill No. 6992
AN ACT CONCERNING REAL ESTATE LICENSURE AND MAINTENANCE OF LISTS OF PRIVATE HUNTING GROUNDS BY TOWN CLERKS.
Sec.1-3, 5-6

Public Act No. 07-222
House Bill No. 5927
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT SITING COUNCIL AND CELLULAR TOWERS.
Sec.8

Public Act No. 07-224
Substitute House Bill No. 6955
AN ACT CONCERNING OPERATOR'S LICENSES BEARING A SCHOOL BUS ENDORSEMENT.
Sec.1-5

Public Act No. 07-227
Substitute House Bill No. 7290
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

Public Act No. 07-228
Substitute House Bill No. 7308
AN ACT CONCERNING RESOURCE RECOVERY OUTPUT PURCHASE REQUIREMENTS AND INDIRECT COSTS AND REMEDIES FOR PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 07-231
House Bill No. 6768
AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF SMALL ALTERNATIVE ON-SITE SEWAGE TREATMENT SYSTEMS.

Public Act No. 07-232
Substitute House Bill No. 7367
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Sec.6, 9, 44, 50,

Public Act No. 07-233
Substitute House Bill No. 7369
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE BROWNFIELDS TASK FORCE.

Public Act No. 07-234
Substitute Senate Bill No. 581
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALLOCATION OF PRIVATE ACTIVITY BONDS FOR RESIDENTIAL HOUSING AND REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT HOUSING FINANCE PROGRAM TO STUDY PRODUCTION AND PRESERVATION OF MULTIFAMILY HOUSING.

Public Act No. 07-236
Substitute House Bill No. 6500
AN ACT EXPANDING CONNECTICUT'S FILM INDUSTRY.
Sec.1-4, 6-9

Public Act No. 07-237
Substitute House Bill No. 6989
AN ACT CONCERNING NONCOMPETE AGREEMENTS.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 07-239
Substitute House Bill No. 7090
AN ACT CONCERNING RESPONSIBLE GROWTH.
Sec.2, 5-8

Public Act No. 07-241
Substitute House Bill No. 7347
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR CHANGES TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES.
Sec.1-2, 4-5, 7

Public Act No. 07-242
House Bill No. 7432
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
Sec.1, 5, 9, 14, 17-18, 41, 49, 54-55, 58-59, 61, 63-66, 68, 72-73, 84, 87-88, 90, 92-93, 95-96, 100, 105, 108-117, 121, 123, 125, 127, 129

Public Act No. 07-249
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1406
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS AND CHANGES TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS.
Sec.2-7, 25

Public Act No. 07-250
Senate Bill No. 1435
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FILING DEADLINE FOR CERTAIN TAX CREDITS OR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS, AN EXEMPTION FROM THE ADMISSIONS TAX, VALIDATION OF A TOWN REFERENDUM AND AN EXECUTIVE OR LEGISLATIVE NOMINATION, THE PROCEDURE FOR EXECUTIVE OR LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS, ELIGIBILITY FOR A REFUND OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE FUELS TAX, THE JOB CREATION TAX CREDIT PROGRAM, AND CREATION OF A MIXED-USE HISTORIC STRUCTURE REHABILITATION TAX CREDIT.
Sec.15, 18, 22

Public Act No. 07-252
Substitute House Bill No. 7163
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES AND TOWN CLERKS.
Sec.31, 36-37, 40-42, 46, 51, 53-56, 58, 62, 80, 86, 89

Public Act No. 07-253
Substitute House Bill No. 7182
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFIED COMPETITIVE VIDEO SERVICE.
Sec.26, 27, 33

Public Act No. 07-254
Substitute House Bill No. 7282
AN ACT CONCERNING PROPERTY TAX DELINQUENCIES OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES, MUNICIPAL BROADBAND NETWORKS, MACHINERY SURCHARGES AND CERTAIN TAX EXEMPTIONS.
Sec.3-4

Public Act No. 07-255
Substitute House Bill No. 7332
AN ACT ELIMINATING THE SUNSET DATE ON THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS AND AUTHORIZING MUNICIPAL TAXATION OF CERTAIN CONNECTICUT RESOURCES RECOVERY AUTHORITY PROPERTY.
Sec.1-3

Special Act No. 07-6
Substitute House Bill No. 7384
AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE HARBOR POINT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT WITHIN THE CITY OF STAMFORD.

Special Act No. 07-7
Substitute Senate Bill No. 1318
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM TRANSFER AND ARTICULATION PROCESS.

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-1
House Bill No. 8001
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2009, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR.
Sec.1-20, 22-35, 37-50, 52-91, 93-95, 97, 99-118, 120-122, 124-128, 130-133, 135-153, 155

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-2
House Bill No. 8002
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING HUMAN SERVICES AND PUBLIC HEALTH.
Sec.    1-20, 22, 24, 26-29, 44-45, 59, 61-63, 66, 68, 70-72

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-3
House Bill No. 8003
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING EDUCATION.
Sec.1-19, 24-37, 40-49, 51, 53-54, 60-65

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-4
Senate Bill No. 1500
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING GENERAL GOVERNMENT.
Sec.1-2, 4-5, 7-11, 16-19, 24, 26, 28, 36, 38-58, 60-61, 64-65, 68-71, 84, 89, 102-103, 105-107, 112, 116-121


Public Act No. 06-127
Senate Bill No. 229
AN ACT CONCERNING OUTSTANDING MONEY ORDERS.

Public Act No. 06-135
House Bill No. 5847
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING EDUCATION.
Sec.1