NEW LONDON REVIEW

The politics of New London in Hartford

2019 Votes by Rep. Nolan

BIL NO. TITLE / STATEMENT OF PURPOSE VOTED
SB796 AN ACT CONCERNING SEXUAL ASSAULT FORENSIC EXAMINERS.
To establish a sexual assault forensic examiners program.
YES
HB-7160 AN ACT INCREASING VOTER ACCESS.
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
YES
SB1 AN ACT CONCERNING PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE.
To establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut.
YES
HB-5004 AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM FAIR WAGE.
To provide more economic security to Connecticut families by increasing the minimum fair wage.
YES
HB-5844 AN ACT REQUIRING HOUSING AUTHORITIES TO PROVIDE VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS TO PROSPECTIVE TENANTS.
To require housing authorities to provide voter registration applications to prospective tenants.
YES
HB-5002 AN ACT CONCERNING A GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
To authorize the procurement of energy derived from anaerobic digestion and to require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to study the return on investment from fully implementing certain provisions of the general statutes.
YES
HB-7083 AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF CLIMATE CHANGE INSTRUCTION IN THE SCIENCE COMPONENT OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
To include Puerto Rican and Latino studies in the social studies component of the public school curriculum.
YES
HB-7244 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION FOR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS HAVING DISABILITY RATINGS.
To increase the property tax exemption amounts for veterans having a disability rating and require the filing of a death certificate with the town assessor to continue such exemption for a surviving spouse or minor children after the veteran's death.
YES
HB-7359 AN ACT CONCERNING A LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND QUEER HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NETWORK.
To build a healthier and safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer persons with the establishment of a health and human services network dedicated to their needs.
YES
SB1085 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGALIZATION OF THE RETAIL SALE AND POSSESSION OF CANNABIS AND CONCERNING ERASURE OF CRIMINAL RECORDS IN THE CASE OF CONVICTIONS BASED ON THE POSSESSION OF A SMALL AMOUNT OF CANNABIS.
To legalize and regulate the recreational use of cannabis and to allow for erasure of criminal records for convictions based on the possession of small amounts of cannabis.
PENDING
HB-7223 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE OF A PISTOL OR REVOLVER IN A MOTOR VEHICLE.
To require safe storage of a pistol or revolver in a motor vehicle.
YES
HB-7219 AN ACT CONCERNING GHOST GUNS.
To ban guns without serial numbers and regulate those which are sold in a form requiring the purchaser to finish assembly or that are homemade or 3-D printed.
YES
HB-7226 AN ACT CONCERNING AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR EDUCATORS.
To establish a pilot program to provide incentives for teachers to live in certain municipalities.
YES
HB-6174 AN ACT EXEMPTING SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FROM STATE INCOME TAX AND STUDYING THE EFFECT OF THE EXEMPTION ON TAXPAYER MIGRATION OUT OF STATE.
To raise the income level at which Social Security benefits may be deducted from state income tax and study whether the deductions decrease the numbers of taxpayers age sixty-two and older leaving the state.
PENDING
SB1135 AN ACT CONCERNING THE MUNICIPAL INTEREST RATE APPLICABLE TO DELINQUENT PROPERTY TAXES.
To allow municipalities to approve a lower interest rate applicable to delinquent property taxes.
PENDING
SB1097 AN ACT REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF PRESIDENTIAL AND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES' FEDERAL TAX RETURNS.
To require presidential and gubernatorial candidates to publicly disclose a minimum of their past three years' worth of tax returns in order to gain access to the primary and general election ballots.
CO-SPONSORED
HB-5540 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A MUNICIPAL OPTION TO PROVIDE PROPERTY TAX RELIEF TO RESIDENTS WHO ARE UNABLE TO LIVE IN THEIR HOMES DUE TO A NATURAL DISASTER OR EVACUATION ORDER.
To permit municipalities to establish programs of property tax relief for residents unable to live in their homes due to a natural disaster or an evacuation order or declaration of a state of emergency or disaster.
PENDING
HB-7353 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION.
To address various issues relating to the provision of special education in the state.
YES
HB-5969 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COLLAPSING FOUNDATIONS LOAN PROGRAM TO PROVIDE LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO CERTAIN PROPERTY OWNERS.
To provide low-interest loans to property owners who (1) have received the maximum amount of financial assistance provided by the captive insurance company for the purpose of repairing or replacing a concrete foundation that has deteriorated due to the presence of pyrrhotite, and (2) require additional funding for such repair or replacement.
YES
HB-7217 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RELEASE OF INMATES SUFFERING FROM OPIOID USE DISORDER AND REPEALING OBSOLETE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION STATUTES.
To repeal obsolete statutes concerning the Department of Correction.
YES
HB-7198 AN ACT CONCERNING SOCIAL WORKERS.
To require any person who uses the title "social worker" to be licensed as a clinical social worker.
YES
SB880 AN ACT INCREASING FAIRNESS AND TRANSPARENCY IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
To implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
YES
SB380 AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF FORCE AND PURSUITS BY POLICE AND INCREASING POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY.
To promote mental health and wellness training and suicide prevention for police officers in the state.
YES
SB60 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRESENTATION OF A CARRY PERMIT.
To require individuals openly carrying to produce their permit if their firearm is visible and if requested by a law enforcement officer.
PENDING
HB-7218 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS IN THE HOME AND FIREARM SAFETY PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
To require the safe storage of all firearms, whether loaded or unloaded, in a home with a minor under eighteen years of age.
YES
HB-5524 AN ACT INCREASING THE PENALTIES FOR THE SALE OF FENTANYL.
To increase penalties for the sale of fentanyl.
YES
SB815 AN ACT ALLOWING INSURANCE POLICIES IN LIEU OF SURETY BONDS.
To allow the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority and the Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority to obtain an insurance policy in lieu of a surety bond to ensure the faithful performance of the duties of authorized officers or employees of the authority.
YES