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CONNECTICUT PUBLIC ACTS EFFECTIVE 10/1/08

January Special Session, Public Act No. 08-1
Senate Bill No. 1700
AN ACT CONCERNING CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.
Sec.41

Public Act No. 08-2
Substitute House Bill No. 5505
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CITIZENS' ELECTION PROGRAM.
Sec.8

Public Act No. 08-3
Substitute Senate Bill No. 57
AN ACT REQUIRING THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION TO PROVIDE INJURED EMPLOYEES THE FORMS NECESSARY FOR FILING A CLAIM.

Public Act No. 08-4
Substitute Senate Bill No. 65
AN ACT ALLOWING BLIND OR PHYSICALLY DISABLED STATE OR QUASI-PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO USE ACCUMULATED SICK LEAVE FOR GUIDE DOG TRAINING.

Public Act No. 08-5
Senate Bill No. 114
AN ACT CONCERNING PREVENTION OF FRAUD IN ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS.

Public Act No. 08-17
House Bill No. 5125
AN ACT CONCERNING A PROHIBITION RELATING TO HOMEMAKER-COMPANION SERVICES.

Public Act No. 08-20
House Bill No. 5329
AN ACT CONCERNING RADIATION RELEASES.

Public Act No. 08-22
House Bill No. 5623
AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR EMERGENCY HOUSING ASSISTANCE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES.

Public Act No. 08-23
House Bill No. 5624
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONNECTICUT IDA INITIATIVE.

Public Act No. 08-24
House Bill No. 5706
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PLACEMENT OF IDENTIFYING MARKS ON DENTAL PROSTHESES.

Public Act No. 08-25
Substitute House Bill No. 5772
AN ACT CONCERNING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REGISTRATIONS.

Public Act No. 08-26
Substitute House Bill No. 5806
AN ACT CONCERNING BOATING SAFETY.

Public Act No. 08-28
House Bill No. 5909
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF TIME LIMITS FOR TRANSITIONAL INDIVIDUALS IN THE STATE-ADMINISTERED GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Public Act No. 08-31
Senate Bill No. 462
AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSE RENEWAL FEES FOR PHYSICIANS.

Public Act No. 08-35
Substitute Senate Bill No. 582
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECYCLING OF COVERED ELECTRONIC DEVICES
Sec.1-4, 6-8

Public Act No. 08-36
Senate Bill No. 665
AN ACT CONCERNING CONTINUING CARE FACILITIES AND CONTINUING CARE AT HOME.

Public Act No. 08-37
House Bill No. 5143
AN ACT CONCERNING DESIGNATION OF THE LOWER FARMINGTON RIVER AND SALMON BROOK WITHIN THE NATIONAL WILD AND SCENIC RIVERS SYSTEM.

Public Act No. 08-39
Substitute House Bill No. 5331
AN ACT CONCERNING LETTERS OF CREDIT.

Public Act No. 08-41
House Bill No. 5529
AN ACT CONCERNING YOUTH WHO RUN AWAY.

Public Act No. 08-42
Substitute House Bill No. 5630
AN ACT PROMOTING CONSISTENCY AMONG PEER REVIEW PROCEEDINGS.

Public Act No. 08-43
House Bill No. 5633
AN ACT CONCERNING CONTINUATION OF WATER LIENS.

Public Act No. 08-45
Substitute House Bill No. 5904
AN ACT CONCERNING RECOVERY EXCEPTIONS FOR PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENTS AND AWARDS.

Public Act No. 08-48
Senate Bill No. 507
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMISSIBILITY OF REPORTS PREPARED BY PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.

Public Act No. 08-49
Senate Bill No. 604
AN ACT CONCERNING HATE CRIMES.

Public Act No. 08-58
House Bill No. 5578
AN ACT CONCERNING REINSTATEMENT PAYMENT STATEMENTS.

Public Act No. 08-60
House Bill No. 5628
AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION TAX PAYMENTS.

Public Act No. 08-64
Substitute House Bill No. 5680
AN ACT CONCERNING SURVIVORS' BENEFITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE STATE POLICE.

Public Act No. 08-65
House Bill No. 5802
AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE FIRE PREVENTION CODE.

Public Act No. 08-66
Substitute House Bill No. 5808
AN ACT CONCERNING SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS ON VITAL RECORDS.

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.2

Public Act No. 08-73
Substitute Senate Bill No. 179
AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING AND TRAINING OF PRIVATE DETECTIVES, GUARD SERVICES AND SECURITY PERSONNEL.

Public Act No. 08-74
Substitute Senate Bill No. 279
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE DISCOUNTS.

Public Act No. 08-75
Substitute Senate Bill No. 366
AN ACT CONCERNING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO CHILD LABOR LAWS.

Public Act No. 08-79
Substitute House Bill No. 5902
AN ACT CONCERNING HOSPITAL STAFFING.

Public Act No. 08-80
Substitute Senate Bill No. 464
AN ACT CONCERNING STEM CELL RESEARCH.

Public Act No. 08-81
Substitute Senate Bill No. 272
AN ACT CONCERNING SHORTHAND REPORTERS AND THE REGISTRATION OF LOCKSMITHS.

Public Act No. 08-82
Senate Bill No. 391
AN ACT CONCERNING THE INSURANCE REINVESTMENT ACT.

Public Act No. 08-84
Substitute House Bill No. 5722
AN ACT CONCERNING PROTECTIVE ORDERS.

Public Act No. 08-86
Substitute House Bill No. 5926
AN ACT CONCERNING FAMILIES WITH SERVICE NEEDS.
Sec.1-5

Public Act No. 08-92
Substitute House Bill No. 5105
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MINIMUM WAGE.

Public Act No. 08-93
Substitute House Bill No. 5127
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ADMISSION OF ELDERLY PERSONS TO PUBLIC AND SUBSIDIZED HOUSING.

Public Act No. 08-94
Substitute House Bill No. 5145
AN ACT CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITIES AND THE STORAGE OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIAL.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 08-95
Substitute House Bill No. 5447
AN ACT CONCERNING APPOINTMENTS TO THE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP OVERSIGHT COUNCIL.

Public Act No. 08-98
Substitute House Bill No. 5600
AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS.
Sec.1-7

Public Act No. 08-101
Substitute House Bill No. 5746
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Sec.1, 3-6, 11-15, 17, 31

Public Act No. 08-102
Substitute House Bill No. 5877
AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATION.
Sec.1-4, 6-7

Public Act No. 08-103
House Bill No. 5918
AN ACT CONCERNING JURORS.

Public Act No. 08-105
Substitute House Bill No. 5113
AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS AND EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 08-106
Substitute House Bill No. 5650
AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD PRODUCT SAFETY.
Sec.1-4, 6-12

Public Act No. 08-113
Substitute Senate Bill No. 55
AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIP CREDIT.

Public Act No. 08-114
Senate Bill No. 285
AN ACT CONCERNING HIGHWAY WORK ZONE SAFETY.

Public Act No. 08-115
Senate Bill No. 382
AN ACT CONCERNING TELEPHONE AND CABLE INSTALLATION FEES FOR NURSING HOME RESIDENTS.

Public Act No. 08-118
Substitute Senate Bill No. 157
AN ACT CONCERNING AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT IN RETIREMENT PLANS.

Public Act No. 08-119
Substitute Senate Bill No. 182
AN ACT CONCERNING BANK AND CREDIT UNION AUTHORITY AND NONDEPOSITORY LICENSES.

Public Act No. 08-122
House Bill No. 5025
AN ACT AMENDING AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD PRODUCT SAFETY.
Sec.1-3, 5-6

Public Act No. 08-127
Substitute Senate Bill No. 281
AN ACT CONCERNING CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
Sec.20

Public Act No. 08-129
Substitute House Bill No. 5520
AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION BY SURPLUS LINES INSURERS.

Public Act No. 08-134
Substitute Senate Bill No. 496
AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS.

Public Act No. 08-137
Substitute House Bill No. 5730
AN ACT CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH.
Sec.1, 3-6

Public Act No. 08-143
Substitute House Bill No. 5933
AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMPENSATION OF WRONGFULLY CONVICTED AND INCARCERATED PERSONS, THE DUTIES AND DURATION OF THE SENTENCING TASK FORCE AND THE PREPARATION OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC IMPACT STATEMENTS.
Sec.1

Public Act No. 08-144
Substitute House Bill No. 5855
AN ACT CONCERNING HUNTING OF MOOSE AND BEAR AND THE DISCARDING OF FISHING LINE OR OTHER LITTER IN THE WATERS OF THE STATE.
Sec.2

Public Act No. 08-147
Substitute House Bill No. 5158
AN ACT MAKING CHANGES TO THE INSURANCE STATUTES.
Sec.1-7, 10-12

Public Act No. 08-150
Substitute Senate Bill No. 298
AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES.
Sec.1-25, 28, 31-39, 44, 49-60, 62-63

Public Act No. 08-161
Substitute Senate Bill No. 344
AN ACT CONCERNING THE FOOD STAMP EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAM AND THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CHILD POVERTY AND PREVENTION COUNCIL.

Public Act No. 08-167
Substitute House Bill No. 5658
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.

Public Act No. 08-173
Substitute House Bill No. 5874
AN ACT CONCERNING THE PERMITTING OF SOLID WASTE FACILITIES LOCATED NEAR HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS AND THE SALE OF CERTAIN HOUSING.
Sec.1

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.3

Public Act No. 08-175
Substitute House Bill No. 5512
AN ACT CONCERNING LIFE SETTLEMENTS.

Public Act No. 08-177
House Bill No. 5048
AN ACT CONCERNING BORROWER REPAYMENT AND THE CONNECTICUT STUDENT LOAN FOUNDATION.

Public Act No. 08-178
Substitute House Bill No. 5159
AN ACT MODERNIZING INSURANCE DEPARTMENT FINES AND MAKING MINOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE INSURANCE STATUTES.

Public Act No. 08-181
Substitute House Bill No. 5157
AN ACT CONCERNING THE MARKETING OF MEDICAL DISCOUNT PLANS, THE ISSUING OF SMALL EMPLOYER PLANS AND ARRANGEMENTS BY THE COMPTROLLER AND ASSOCIATION GROUPS, AND AN OFFSET OF THE ANNUAL STANDARD PREMIUM REQUIRED OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION SELF-INSURANCE GROUPS.
Sec.1-4

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.1-10, 12-16

Public Act No. 08-184
Substitute House Bill No. 5701
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH.
Sec.1-8, 10-17, 20-29, 32, 34, 36, 38-42, 44-49, 53, 62-63

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.12

Public Act No. 08-186
Senate Bill No. 615
AN ACT CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION POLICE OFFICERS, CLEANING PRODUCTS, THE STATE HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM, DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS, A STUDY OF THE NORWALK RIVER WATERSHED, AND THE SALE OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY.
Sec.3-4, 6

June 11 Special Session, Public Act No. 08-3
House Bill No. 6502
AN ACT CONCERNING COMPREHENSIVE ETHICS REFORMS.

Public Act No. 07-247
Substitute House Bill No. 7361
AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM COMPLIANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS.
Sec.1

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.52

June Special Session, Public Act No. 07-4
Senate Bill No. 1500
AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE PROVISIONS OF THE BUDGET CONCERNING GENERAL GOVERNMENT.
Sec.12