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The Connecticut Business & Industry Association is the voice of business in Connecticut, with thousands of member companies championing change at the State Capitol, shaping debate about economic competitiveness, and fighting for a better future for all.


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Results for: Education & Workforce Development
234 days old CBIA Supports
HB 5612 an act concerning a teacher certification for trade professionals Status: Died (Commerce)

Waives teacher certification requirements for trade professionals in the state’s technical high schools if the individual has at least 10 years of experience in the field.

180 days old CBIA Supports
HB 5668 an act requiring the office of higher education to establish a microcredential pilot program Status: Died (House)

Requires the Office of Higher Education to establish a pilot program to develop a virtual platform on which microcredentials may be earned or renewed by state residents offered by microcredential providers.

180 days old CBIA Supports
HB 5759 an act requiring notice before the implementation of any executive order or declaration affecting businesses Status: Died (House)

Requires a 10-day window between the time an executive order, declaration, or modification of an order or declaration is issued and the effective date when the order or declaration restricts a business's ability to operate or capacity to do business, in whole or in part.

205 days old
HB 5902 an act an act concerning funding for advanced manufacturing certificate programs Status: Died (Higher Education and Employment Advancement)

Requires the Board of Regents to appropriate additional dollars to regional community-technical colleges to purchase equipment necessary to help students complete advanced manufacturing certificate programs.

221 days old CBIA Supports
HB 6227 an act establishing a task force to study work-based learning opportunities in industries with a hiring need in the state Status: Died (Higher Education and Employment Advancement)

Establishes a task force to study the feasibility of developing a public-private partnership that provides work-based learning opportunities for high school and college students in industries with a hiring need in the state.