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Latest bills:

267 days old CBIA Supported
HB 5421 an act concerning surgical smoke in the operating room Status: Died (Public Health)

Requires hospitals and outpatient surgical facilities to adopt and implement a policy to prevent human exposure to surgical smoke through the use of a surgical smoke evacuation system.

257 days old
SB 481 an act concerning prequalification and disqualification of state contractors and substantial subcontractors for state contracts Status: Died (Government Administration and Elections)

Prohibits any contractor or subcontractor found to have violated certain statutory provisions from receiving prequalification for a period of three years, disqualifies certain contractors that have violated wage provisions for three years and requires the use of prequalified substantial subcontractors for certain contracts.

257 days old
SB 483 an act concerning revisions to the state codes of ethics Status: Died (Government Administration and Elections)

Makes revisions to the State Codes of Ethics concerning the scope of gift prohibitions, reporting of gifts, the authority of the ethics enforcement officer, contracting with quasi-public agencies, activities involving consultants and independent contractors, findings of ethics violations and the repeal of certain provisions.

257 days old
SB 479 an act concerning the department of administrative services and the modernization of real estate and construction management Status: Died (Government Administration and Elections)

Removes references to "update bid statement", to reduce certain deadlines for the disposition of surplus real property, to expand the department's ability to grant and receive easements, Clarifies the State Property Review Board's scope and standard of review, raises the threshold for review of construction consultant contracts, to permit the department to hire real estate brokers, gives the department authority over integrated works of art in state buildings and amends what factors are considered when evaluating a bidder for a state construction project.

257 days old
SB 476 an act concerning organization of the state elections enforcement commission Status: Died (Government Administration and Elections)

Requires that the enforcement and compliance duties and staff of the State Elections Enforcement Commission be separate, specifically with regards to investigation and prosecution of complaints and adjudication of such complaints.

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Paid FMLA Authority Delays Business Registration Deadline

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An Open Letter from Pfizer Chair and CEO Albert Bourla

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As Jobs Recovery Slows, Focus Shifts to State Elections

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DEEP, Business Reach Temporary Stormwater Permit Agreement

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Connecticut Joins Regional Call for Electric Grid Changes

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State Launches Release-Based Clean-Up Program Site

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State-Run Healthcare to Dominate 2021 Legislative Agenda

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Innovation Driving 'Spectacular' COVID-19 Vaccine Outcomes

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Paid FMLA Authority Delays Business Registration Deadline

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An Open Letter from Pfizer Chair and CEO Albert Bourla

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DEEP, Business Reach Temporary Stormwater Permit Agreement

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Connecticut Joins Regional Call for Electric Grid Changes

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IRS Suspends Charitable Contribution Limits

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Executive Order Heightens Healthcare Access Concerns

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Jobs Recovery Slows As COVID-19 Cases Surge

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As Jobs Recovery Slows, Focus Shifts to State Elections

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CBIA BizCast: Neal Keating Says Workforce Key to Rebuilding Connecticut

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State's Economy Shrinks 31% in Second Quarter

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'Not on My Watch:' Resiliency Drives Employers' Pandemic Response

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[WATCH] 9.24.20 The Connecticut Economy

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Oct. 8 Target Date for Scaled-Back Third Phase Reopening

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CBIA BizCast: Resiliency by the Numbers—Rebuilding Connecticut

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COVID-19 Jobs Recovery Continues; Warning Signs for Manufacturing

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CBIA BizCast: Meet Chris DiPentima

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CBIA BizCast: Joe Brennan Reflects on Career, Connecticut's Future

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Made in America Podcast Talks with CBIA's Joe Brennan

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Bristol Myers Squibb CEO: Why COVID-19 Has Me Optimistic About the Future of Medical Research

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CBIA BizCast: Tracking the Pandemic by the Numbers

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A Safe Reopening Is Everyone's Responsibility

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Reopening the State's Economy Demands Balance, Collaboration

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Gen. Stan McChrystal's Crisis Leadership Lessons for Connecticut Employers

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State Legislature Shuts Down Through March 30

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