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Connecticut Public Acts Effective 7/1/08

Public Act No. 08-10
Substitute Senate Bill No. 495
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PUBLIC HOUSING PILOT PROGRAM AND THE LOW AND MODERATE INCOME HOUSING TAX ABATEMENT.

Public Act No. 08-12
Substitute Senate Bill No. 579
AN ACT CONCERNING METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS.

Public Act No. 08-14
Senate Bill No. 622
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTIFICATES OF NEED ISSUED BY THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ACCESS.
Sec.1, 3-8

Public Act No. 08-16
House Bill No. 5120
AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CHANGES TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM.

Public Act No. 08-35
Substitute Senate Bill No. 582
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECYCLING OF COVERED ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
Sec.5

Public Act No. 08-40
House Bill No. 5438
AN ACT CONCERNING MAKING PERMANENT THE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS FOR MILITARY SPOUSES.

Public Act No. 08-47
Senate Bill No. 485
AN ACT WAIVING COURT FEES FOR CRIMINAL RECORDS PROVIDED TO FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDERS.

Public Act No. 08-50
Substitute Senate Bill No. 648
AN ACT CONCERNING STATE CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Public Act No. 08-51
Substitute Senate Bill No. 671
AN ACT CONCERNING PERSISTENT DANGEROUS FELONY OFFENDERS AND PROVIDING ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
Sec.3-8

Public Act No. 08-55
House Bill No. 5511
AN ACT CONCERNING CHARTER OAK STATE COLLEGE IN THE CONNECTICUT AID TO PUBLIC COLLEGE STUDENTS GRANT PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 08-57
Substitute House Bill No. 5545
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN AND GRADUATE DEGREES FOR MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD.
Sec.2,3

Public Act No. 08-67
Substitute House Bill No. 5875
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE VICTIMS IN FAMILY RELATIONS MATTERS AND THE NOTIFICATION OF A FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBER AFTER A MOTOR VEHICLE FATALITY.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 08-69
Substitute House Bill No. 5128
AN ACT CLARIFYING CERTAIN DEPOSITORY INSTITUTION DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS.

Public Act No. 08-71
Senate Bill No. 48
AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION WAIVER BENEFIT FOR CHILDREN AND SURVIVING SPOUSES OF ARMED FORCES MEMBERS KILLED IN ACTION.

Public Act No. 08-72
Senate Bill No. 91
AN ACT CONCERNING FULL CARRYOVER AUTHORITY FOR THE CAPITOL SCHOLARSHIP

Public Act No. 08-78
Substitute Senate Bill No. 397
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUILDING WORKS OF ART ACCOUNT.

Public Act No. 08-85
House Bill No. 5824
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ACCREDITATION OF SCHOOL READINESS PROGRAMS.

Public Act No. 08-87
Substitute Senate Bill No. 307
AN ACT CONCERNING RECOGNITION OF VETERANS.
Sec.2-4

Public Act No. 08-88
Substitute Senate Bill No. 414
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE-FUNDED HOME CARE PROGRAM FOR THE DISABLED.

Public Act No. 08-91
Substitute Senate Bill No. 559
AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR SMALL HOUSE NURSING HOMES AND ADDITIONAL EXCEPTIONS TO THE NURSING HOME BED MORATORIUM.

Public Act No. 08-97
Substitute Senate Bill No. 66
AN ACT CONCERNING SUPPORT FOR GRANDPARENTS AND OTHER RELATIVE CAREGIVERS.

Public Act No. 08-100
Substitute House Bill No. 5708
AN ACT CONCERNING THE EXPANSION OF THE CARE 4 KIDS PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 08-101
Substitute House Bill No. 5746
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Sec.7

Public Act No. 08-105
Substitute House Bill No. 5113
AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS AND EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION.
Sec.7, 9

Public Act No. 08-107
Substitute House Bill No. 5871
AN ACT CONCERNING THE BEST PROGRAM.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 08-111
House Bill No. 5839
AN ACT CONCERNING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GENERALLY ACCEPTED ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES (GAAP).

Public Act No. 08-112
Substitute House Bill No. 5841
AN ACT INCREASING THE HEALTH INSURANCE SUBSIDY TO RETIRED TEACHERS AND CONCERNING CREDITED SERVICE FOR TEACHERS' RETIREMENT.
Sec.1,2

Public Act No. 08-116
Substitute House Bill No. 5050
AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPITAL-BASED OCCUPATIONAL SCHOOLS AND TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT STATUTES.
Sec.8,9

Public Act No. 08-117
Substitute Senate Bill No. 25
AN ACT CONCERNING A REPORT ON BOND ALLOCATIONS AND BOND AUTHORIZATIONS FOR THE CONNECTICUT HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENTAL LOAN AUTHORITY.

Public Act No. 08-121
Substitute Senate Bill No. 305
AN ACT CONCERNING MILITARY TRANSPORTATION.
Sec.1,3

Public Act No. 08-130
Substitute House Bill No. 5599
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TAXATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANY PROPERTY AND THE TIMELY FILING OF DECLARATIONS.

Public Act No. 08-133
Senate Bill No. 418
AN ACT CONCERNING THE HIRING OF SUPPORT STAFF FOR TEACHERS OF THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED.

Public Act No. 08-138
Substitute House Bill No. 5820
AN ACT CONCERNING HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT FOR PRIVATE WORLD LANGUAGE COURSES AND FOR OTHER SUBJECT AREAS.

Public Act No. 08-139
Substitute House Bill No. 5825
AN ACT CONCERNING REGIONAL EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTERS.

Public Act No. 08-140
Substitute House Bill No. 5845
AN ACT CONCERNING THE HOMECARE OPTION PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY (HOPE).

Public Act No. 08-145
Substitute House Bill No. 5020
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE GOVERNOR'S BUDGET RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE TOBACCO AND HEALTH TRUST FUND.

Public Act No. 08-148
Substitute Senate Bill No. 403
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ROLE OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IN THE TEACHER CERTIFICATION REVOCATION PROCESS.

Public Act No. 08-149
Substitute House Bill No. 5123
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION.

Public Act No. 08-150
Substitute Senate Bill No. 298
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Sec.40-42, 61

Public Act No. 08-152
Substitute House Bill No. 5869
AN ACT CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION.

Public Act No. 08-153
Substitute House Bill No. 5870
AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR CHANGES TO THE EDUCATION STATUTES.
Sec.3-6, 8

Public Act No. 08-155
Substitute House Bill No. 5734
AN ACT CONCERNING NEW AND EXPANDED BUS TRANSPORTATION SERVICES THROUGHOUT CONNECTICUT.

Public Act No. 08-156
Substitute Senate Bill No. 454
AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION.

Public Act No. 08-157
Substitute Senate Bill No. 467
AN ACT CONCERNING SECURITY PROTOCOL AT THE CONSTITUENT UNITS.

Public Act No. 08-160
Substitute House Bill No. 5826
AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.
Sec.2, 4,-5,

Public Act No. 08-163
Substitute Senate Bill No. 465
AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ADULT LITERACY BOARD.

Public Act No. 08-169
Substitute Senate Bill No. 402
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS, CHANGES TO THE STATUTES RELATING TO SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION, REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND MAGNET SCHOOLS, PROVIDING FUNDING FOR START-UP COSTS FOR MAGNET SCHOOLS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR THE TEACHING OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
Sec.2-3, 8, 14, 17, 23-24, 26-27, 29-30

Public Act No. 08-170
Substitute Senate Bill No. 404
AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS EDUCATION GRANTS AND CHANGES TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING MAGNET SCHOOLS, VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE CENTERS AND THE CERTIFICATION OF BILINGUAL EDUCATION TEACHERS.
Sec.1-12, 14-17, 19-33, 35

Public Act No. 08-174
Substitute House Bill No. 5873
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FACE OF CONNECTICUT STEERING COMMITTEE, THE PRESERVATION OF FARMLAND, A MUNICIPAL GRANT PROGRAM FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, LOANS FOR BROWNFIELD PURCHASERS AND TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR OPEN SPACE LAND HELD BY OR FOR CERTAIN CORPORATIONS.
Sec.5, 7

Public Act No. 08-176
Substitute House Bill No. 5577
AN ACT CONCERNING RESPONSIBLE LENDING AND ECONOMIC SECURITY.
Sec.3-10, 12-16, 18-76, 78-84
 

Public Act No. 08-180
Substitute Senate Bill No. 561
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MONEY FOLLOWS THE PERSON PROJECT AND OTHER LONG-TERM CARE INITIATIVES.
Sec.2-3

Public Act No. 08-182
Substitute House Bill No. 5324
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE STUDY OF REGIONAL PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.
Sec.11

Public Act No. 08-184
Substitute House Bill No. 5701
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.
Sec.50, 52, 54-56, 61

Public Act No. 08-185
Substitute Senate Bill No. 26
AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN PROGRAMS ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, THE DEFINITION OF "BIOMASS", THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS WITHIN ADRIAEN'S LANDING, AND MUNICIPAL OPTIONS TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS AND TO MAKE ANNUAL ADJUSTMENTS IN REAL PROPERTY VALUATIONS.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 07-58
Senate Bill No. 260
AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTH ASSESSMENTS FOR ADOLESCENTS.

Public Act No. 07-66
Substitute House Bill No. 7350
AN ACT CONCERNING IN-SCHOOL SUSPENSIONS.
(Sec.1 changed to 7/1/09 by PA 08-160 sec. 1

Public Act No. 07-156
House Bill No. 7116
AN ACT ALLOWING PARTICIPATION IN THE NATIONAL MORTGAGE LICENSING SYSTEM.
effective date changed by PA 08-176, Sec.31

Public Act No. 07-110
Senate Bill No. 1093|
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUILDING CODE.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 07-180
Substitute Senate Bill No. 703
AN ACT CONCERNING FIRE SAFE CIGARETTES.

Public Act No. 07-185
Senate Bill No. 1484
AN ACT CONCERNING THE HEALTHFIRST CONNECTICUT AND HEALTHY KIDS INITIATIVES.
Sec.38-40

Public Act No. 07-210
Substitute House Bill No. 6897
AN ACT CONCERNING LIQUIDATED DAMAGES PROVISIONS IN CONTRACTS AND REQUESTS FOR MORTGAGE PAYOFF STATEMENTS.
Sec.1

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.51,

September Special Session, Public Act No. 07-1
Senate Bill No. 1600
AN ACT CONCERNING CLEAN CONTRACTING STANDARDS.
Sec.48

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.23, 25, 46

 

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-4
Senate Bill No. 1500
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING GENERAL GOVERNMENT.
Sec.87,

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-7
Senate Bill No. 1502
AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND FOR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS AND CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY INFRASTRUCTURE ACT.
Sec.20-38, 56, 77-82, 101-108

January Special Session, Public Act No. 08-1
Senate Bill No. 1700
AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.
Sec.44

Compiled by Bill Room staff, June/2008.