SB No. 9 Committee on General Law

AN ACT ADJUSTING FEES FOR OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATIONS

Senator Duff, 25th Dist.; Sen. Witkos, 8th Dist.

To reduce all existing fees for initial occupational licenses, certifications and registrations by seventy-five percent and increase existing fees for renewals of such licenses, certifications and registrations to account for the lost revenue.

Latest Action – 1/9/19

  • Ref. to the General Law Committee
Proposed H.B. No. 6703

AN ACT CONCERNING A LAND SURVEYOR’S RESPONSIBILITY TO PROVIDE ADVANCE WRITTEN NOTICE TO A PROPERTY OWNER PRIOR TO ENTERING THE LAND TO PERFORM A SURVEY

Rep. Klarides, 114th Dist.

To protect property owners by requiring land surveyors to provide notification prior to performing a land survey.

Latest Action – 1/29/19

  • Ref. to the Judiciary Committee

2/01/19

  • Drafted by Committee

2/07/19

  • Ref. to Joint Committee in (JUD)

2/11/19

  • Public Hearing 2/15/19

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HB No. 5023 Environmental Committee

AN ACT PROHIBITING SEISMIC SURVEYING IN LONG ISLAND SOUND

Rep. Palm, 36th Dist.

To protect marine mammals and their ability to echo-locate, feed and breed and communicate.

Latest Action – 1/9/19

  • Ref. to the Environmental Committee on Environment
Proposed HB No. 5424

Rep. Gresko, 121st Dist.

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM AUTHORIZING MUNICIPALITIES TO IMPOSE A BUYER’S CONVEYANCE FEE ON REAL PROPERTY TO FUND THE PURCHASE AND STEWARDSHIP OF OPEN SPACE

To authorize towns to impose a real estate buyer’s conveyance fee to generate funds for the purchase of open space.

Latest Action – 1/14/19

  • Ref. to the Environmental Committee on Human Services
Proposed HB 5498

Rep. Kupchick, 132nd Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING CONTRACTOR AND APPRENTICE HIRING RATIOS’

To allow licensed contractors to employ more than one apprentice at a time.

Latest Action – 1/17/19

  • Ref. to Joint Committee on General Law Committee
PB No. 112

Introduced by Sen. Kelly, 21st Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF MAN-MADE STRUCTURES TO MARK THE COASTAL JURISDICTION LINE.

To allow certain man-made structures to mark the coastal jurisdiction line.

Latest Action: 1/18/19

  • Referred to Joint Committee on the Environment
Proposed HB No. 5215

Introduced by Rep. David Rutigliano, 123rd Dist.

AN ACT EXTENDING THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR BRINGING AN ACTION WHEN A LATENT DEFECT IS DISCOVERED IN CONSTRUCTION-RELATED WORK.

To protect proterty owners by tolling the statute of limitations when a latent defect is discovered in construction-related work.

Latest Action: 1/11/2019

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary.
Proposed HB No. 5123

Introduced by Rep. Tami Zawistowski, 61st Dist.

AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF EMINENT DOMAIN FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.

To prohibit the state and municipalities from exercising the use of eminent domain for commercial purposes.

Latest Action: 1/10/2019

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development.

1/30/19

  • Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing

2/8/19

  • Public Hearing 2/13/19
Proposed HB No. 5127

Introduced by Rep. Kathleen McCarty, 38th Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ERECTION OF FENCES AND THE PLANTING OF HEDGES AND TREES THAT OBSTRUCT WATER VIEWS.

To permit municipalities to regulate the erection of fences and planting of hedges and trees that obstruct a neighbor’s water views.

Latest Action: 1/10/2019

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development.

1/30/19

  • Vote to Draft
Proposed HB No. 5247

Introduced by Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist. and Rep. Josh Elliott, 88th Dist.

AN ACT REQUIRING STORMWATER BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.

To require the use of stormwater best management practices.

Latest Action: 1/14/2019

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment.

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