New Legislative Acts Effective July 2019

Based on the past legislative session, new acts have become effective on July 1, 2019. A selection of new acts that are of special interest to CBA members are below. A full list can be found here.

AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE AND CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF JUVENILE SERVICES FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES TO THE COURT SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION OF THE JUDICIAL BRANCH.
Public Act No. 18-31 (See Sec. 26)
Summary
House Bill No. 5041

AN ACT CONCERNING THE SAFE STORAGE OF FIREARMS IN THE HOME AND FIREARM SAFETY PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Public Act No. 19-5 (See Sec. 4-5)
Summary
House Bill No. 7218

AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF BLACK AND LATINO STUDIES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
Public Act No. 19-12 (See Sec. 2, 4)
Summary
House Bill No. 7082

AN ACT COMBATTING SEXUAL ASSAULT AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT.
Public Act No. 19-16 (See Sec. 3)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 3

AN ACT CONCERNING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS, MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND WELLNESS TRAINING FOR POLICE OFFICERS, PAROLE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS.
Public Act No. 19-17 (See Sec. 1-3, 7-11)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 164

AN ACT CONCERNING A GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
Public Act No. 19-35 (See Sec. 19-20)
Summary
House Bill No. 5002

AN ACT IMPROVING THE INTEGRITY OF THE CONNECTICUT BUSINESS REGISTRY.
Public Act No. 19-40 (See Sec. 13-15)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 1083

AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-47 (See Sec. 4, 17)
Summary
House Bill No. 7130

AN ACT INCREASING FAIRNESS AND TRANSPARENCY IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
Public Act No. 19-59 (See Sec. 1-4)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 880

AN ACT CONCERNING COURT OPERATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-64 (See Sec. 1, 3-7, 11, 13, 15, 17, 23, 25)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 964

AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2021, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AND PROVISIONS RELATED TO REVENUE AND OTHER ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE STATE BUDGET.
Public Act No. 19-117 (See Sec. 1-18, 20-26, 28-33, 35-37, 39, 44-46, 48, 51, 54-58, 68, 70-72, 76-77, 79-81, 87, 96-102, 105-113, 115-130, 132-143, 147, 155, 157-159, 191, 196, 205, 207-208, 211, 228-229, 248-272, 285, 288-293, 295, 297, 300-304, 306-308, 311-314, 317-318, 327-328, 336-337, 344-347, 350, 354, 360, 362-364, 369-372, 375, 377-381, 386-395, 398)
Summary
House Bill No. 7424

AN ACT CONCERNING COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Public Act No. 19-128 (See Sec. 1, 3-4, 6-8, 10-11)
Summary
Senate Bill No. 957

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COUNCIL ON THE COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF A CRIMINAL RECORD.
Public Act No. 19-142
Summary
House Bill No. 6921

AN ACT CONCERNING CONFIDENTIALITY IN THE CASE OF A DISCRETIONARY TRANSFER OF A JUVENILE’S CASE TO THE REGULAR CRIMINAL DOCKET AND IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE.
Public Act No. 19-187 (See Sec. 8-10)
Summary
House Bill No. 7389

AN ACT ADDRESSING OPIOID USE.
Public Act No. 19-191 (See Sec. 7-8)
Summary
House Bill No. 7159

AN ACT CONCERNING CRUMBLING CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS.
Public Act No. 19-192 (See Sec. 1-2, 13-14)
Summary
House Bill No. 7179

AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL AND REGIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AND EFFICIENCIES.
Public Act No. 19-193
Summary
House Bill No. 7192

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