Current Bills

This is a comprehensive list of current gun and environment related bills as compiled by Friends of CT Sportsmen. Click on the bill number to open information about the bill.

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Feb 23, 2021 Friends of CT Sportsmen Bill Updates


Note the following “JF” deadlines (last day to vote bills out of committee to floor. All other bills die):

April 5th         Environment Committee
Planning and Development

April 9th          Judiciary Committee

April 22           Finance Committee

Last Day of Session: June 9th

NOTE: “Referred to joint committee on environment” = the bill is in the environment committee (no action taken to date)


CT – HB5029 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE, TRADE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SHARK FINS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David Michel (D)

Summary: To prohibit the practice of shark finning.

Actions:

January 11, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5031 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE, TRADE OR DISTRIBUTION OF NEW ANIMAL FUR.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David Michel (D)

Summary: To prohibit the sale and trade of new animal fur products in the state of Connecticut.

Actions:

January 11, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5077 AN ACT LIMITING ORDERS RELATED TO FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION DURING A CIVIL PREPAREDNESS OR PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Craig C. Fishbein (R)

Committee: Public Safety (Joint)

Summary: To prohibit the Governor or any municipality from restricting lawful possession of a firearm or ammunition during a civil preparedness or public health emergency.

Actions:

January 22, 2021 (This bill currently in judiciary committee)

  • Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary
  • Change of Reference, House to Committee on Judiciary

January 21, 2021

  • Change of Reference Judiciary

January 11, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB5091 AN ACT AUTHORING THE CARRYING OF FIREARMS IN STATE PARKS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Craig C. Fishbein (R)

Summary: To allow persons who hold firearms permits to carry firearms in state parks.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5097 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE USE OF PINK BLAZE CLOTHING FOR HUNTING.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Craig C. Fishbein (R)

Summary:

To authorize the use of pink blaze clothing for hunting.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5099 AN ACT ELIMINATING THE PASSPORT TO THE PARKS VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEE FOR PERSONS OVER SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE AND FOR VETERANS AND REQUIRING PAYMENT OF SUCH FEE ON ONLY ONE CAR OWNED BY A PERSON.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Robin Green (R)

Summary: To eliminate or reduce the Passport to the Parks vehicle registration fee for certain citizens of the state.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5127 AN ACT CONCERNING THE BOLTON LAKES REGIONAL WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITY.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Robin Green (R)

Cosponsor: Representative Tim Ackert (R)

Summary: To allow the extension of the Bolton Lakes Regional Water Pollution Control Authority’s wastewater system into the town of Coventry.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development

CT – HB5176 AN ACT RESTRICTING THE USE OF CERTAIN STATE LANDS DURING THE HUNTING SEASON AND REQUIRING THE USE OF CERTAIN AMOUNTS OF FLUORESCENT ORANGE CLOTHING BY PERSONS ON SUCH STATE LANDS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Jason Perillo (R)

Summary: To provide firearms and muzzleloader permittees with adequate space to perform hunting on state lands used for such purposes and to ensure the safety of all persons present on such state lands during such hunting season.

Actions:

January 15, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5191 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTY TO RETREAT IN A HOUSE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Craig C. Fishbein (R)

Summary: To eliminate the requirement that a person in a house of religious worship retreat before using deadly physical force to defend himself or herself or a third person.

Actions:

January 15, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB5294 AN ACT EXEMPTING SENIOR CITIZENS FROM PAYING FISHING LICENSE FEES.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David Rutigliano (R)

Summary: To exempt senior citizens from paying fees for fishing licenses.

Actions:

January 22, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

CT – HB5443 AN ACT AUTHORIZING HUNTING ON PRIVATE LANDS ON SUNDAYS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Donna Veach (R)

Summary: To allow for hunting on private lands on Sundays.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5446 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE USE OF SINGLE SHOT HANDGUNS DURING THE PRIVATE LAND REVOLVER DEER HUNTING SEASON.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David T. Wilson (R)

Summary: To authorize the use of single shot handguns during the private land revolver deer hunting season.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5447 AN ACT AUTHORIZING A BLACK BEAR HUNTING SEASON IN NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David T. Wilson (R)

Summary: To establish a black bear hunting season in northwestern Connecticut.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5449 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE CARRYING OF HANDGUNS BY PISTOL PERMIT HOLDERS WHILE BOW HUNTING FOR DEER OR TURKEY.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David T. Wilson (R)

Summary: To allow for self-defense of pistol permit holders while engaged in bow hunting for deer and turkey.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5450 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PURCHASE OF LONG GUNS AND ATTENDANT AMMUNITION AND MAGAZINES BY PERSONS POSSESSING A HUNTING LICENSE AND A VALID STATE-ISSUED PHOTO IDENTIFICATION.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David T. Wilson (R)

Summary: To allow persons who hold a hunting license and a state-issued photo identification to purchase long guns and ammunition.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5517 AN ACT PROVIDING FREE HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES TO VOLUNTEER CONSERVATION EDUCATION AND FIREARMS SAFETY INSTRUCTORS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Tammy Nuccio (R)

Summary: To compensate certain volunteer instructors with complimentary hunting and fishing licenses.

Actions:

January 26, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5523 AN ACT REQUIRING ENFORCEMENT OF FISHING REGULATIONS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Brandon Chafee (D)

Summary: To enforce fishing regulations.

Actions:

January 26, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5528 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF LEGHOLD OR BODY-CRUSHING TRAPS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Kenneth M Gucker (D)

Summary: To prohibit the use of leghold and body-crushing traps.

Actions:

January 26, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5531 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A TAX ON AMMUNITION.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Jillian Gilchrest (D)

Summary: To establish a tax on the purchase of ammunition for sale at retail to increase funding for gun violence prevention programs.

Actions:

January 26, 2021 (Currently in the finance committee, no action taken)

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

CT – HB5624 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE, OFFER FOR SALE, TRADE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SHARK FINS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative David Michel (D)

Summary: To prohibit the sale, offer for sale, trade and distribution of shark fins.

Actions:

January 27, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5627 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE FEEDING OF BLACK BEARS AND AUTHORIZING A BEAR HUNTING SEASON.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Mark W Anderson (R)

Summary: To manage the black bear population.

Actions:

January 27, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5632 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE SALE AND TRADE OF IVORY AND RHINOCEROS HORN.

Primary Sponsor: Representative John “Jack” F. Hennessy (D)

Cosponsor: Representative Brandon Chafee (D)

Summary: To eliminate the black market in the state for rhino horn and ivory.

Actions:

January 27, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB5721 AN ACT EXTENDING THE TERM OF AMMUNITION CERTIFICATES.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Doug Dubitsky (R)

Summary: To extend the term of an ammunition certificate.

Actions:

January 27, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB5752 AN ACT FUNDING THE STATE-WIDE FIREARMS TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE BY REDUCING CITIZENS’ ELECTION PROGRAM GRANTS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Mike France (R)

Cosponsors:

Representative Tim Ackert (R)

Representative John E. Piscopo (R)

Representative Doug Dubitsky (R)

Representative Kurt Vail (R)

Representative Anne Dauphinais (R)

Representative Craig C. Fishbein (R)

Representative John Fusco (R)

Representative David T. Wilson (R)

Representative Joe Polletta (R)

Representative Rick L. Hayes (R)

Representative Brian Lanoue (R)

Representative Gale L. Mastrofrancesco (R)

Representative Mark W Anderson (R)

Representative Kimberly Fiorello (R)

Summary: To provide funding to the state-wide firearms trafficking task force.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Appropriations

CT – HB5926 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF FAMILY VIOLENCE.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Jillian Gilchrest (D)

Cosponsors:

Senator Mae Flexer (D)

Senator Marilyn V. Moore (D)

Representative Maria P. Horn (D)

Representative Christine Palm (D)

Senator Christine Cohen (D)

Representative Kate Farrar (D)

Representative Christine Goupil (D)

Representative Eleni Kavros DeGraw (D)

Summary: To address and prevent domestic violence in Connecticut.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6014 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SURVIVORS OF GUN VIOLENCE MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Christopher Rosario (D)

Summary: To establish a Survivors of Gun Violence Mental Health Initiative.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

CT – HB6035 AN ACT CONCERNING STAFFING LEVELS AT THE SPECIAL LICENSING AND FIREARMS UNIT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Mark W Anderson (R)

Committee: Public Safety (Joint)

Summary: To increase staffing levels at the Special Licensing and Firearms Unit within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection in order to ensure that firearms dealers and their customers are better served.

Actions:

February 8, 2021 (Currently in appropriations committee, getting traction)

  • Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Appropriations
  • Change of Reference, House to Committee on Appropriations

February 5, 2021

  • Change of Reference Appropriations

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB6036 AN ACT CREATING A FIREARMS SELF-RESTRICTION REGISTRY.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Robin E. Comey (D)

Summary: To create a Connecticut No Gun Registry, which would allow a person to register to restrict his or her ability to purchase or possess firearms in this state.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB6037 AN ACT CONCERNING ERASED CRIMINAL RECORDS AND THE REVIEW OF FIREARM PERMIT APPLICATIONS.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Quentin W. Phipps (D)

Summary: To permit chiefs of police and the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners to access arrest records resulting in a nolle in the case of a domestic violence offense in order to determine an applicant’s suitability to hold a permit to carry a pistol or revolver.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB6044 AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY GUN VIOLENCE.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Caroline Simmons (D)

Summary: To create an initiative to reduce street-level gun violence in the state’s largest urban areas and those areas most effected by gun homicides.

Actions:

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – HB6256 AN ACT CONCERNING TRANSFER OF ASSAULT WEAPONS AND LARGE CAPACITY MAGAZINES.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Doug Dubitsky (R)

Summary: To allow the legal transfer of an assault weapon possessed under a certificate of possession and large capacity magazines possessed under a declaration of possession between people who already legally possess such weapons or magazines.

Actions:

January 29, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6259 AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNLAWFUL DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Juan R. Candelaria (D)

Summary: To curb the number of shootings in inner cities.

Actions:

January 29, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6355 AN ACT CONCERNING RISK PROTECTION ORDERS OR WARRANTS.

Primary Sponsor: Judiciary Committee

Summary: To (1) establish a risk protection order and to expand upon the list of persons who may be complainants for purposes of issuance of a risk warrant; (2) require the Judicial Branch to develop and make available a form and explanatory materials to persons applying for a risk protection order; (3) disqualify persons subject to a standing risk protection order from possessing firearms or ammunition; and (4) penalize any such possession.

Actions:

February 1, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6384 AN ACT CONCERNING AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES’ EFFECTS ON LAKES AND RELATED FUNDING.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: To examine, address and decrease the effects of invasive aquatic species on the state’s lakes.

Actions:

February 5, 2021 (Awaiting outcome from environment committee)

  • Public Hearing 02/10

February 4, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HB6396 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DUTY TO RETREAT IN A HOUSE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP.

Primary Sponsor: Judiciary Committee

Summary: To eliminate the requirement that a person in a house of religious worship retreat before using deadly physical force to defend himself or herself or a third person.

Actions:

February 5, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6419 AN ACT CONCERNING VOTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ESTABLISHING A DISTRICT TO MAINTAIN WATER QUALITY IN A LAKE OR LAKES.

Primary Sponsor: Planning and Development Committee

Summary: To allow a simple majority of voters to approve the creation of a special taxing district to maintain water quality in a lake.

Actions:

February 11, 2021 (Awaiting outcome from planning and development committee)

  • Public Hearing 02/19

February 10, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development

CT – HB6455 AN ACT CONCERNING IMPEDING OR OBSTRUCTING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND INTERFERENCE WITH OR ASSAULT UPON A STATE CAPITOL POLICE OFFICER.

Primary Sponsor: Judiciary Committee

Summary: To clarify and enhance penalties associated with impeding or obstructing the work of the General Assembly and interference with or assault upon a State Capitol Police officer.

Actions:

February 11, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HB6491 AN ACT CONCERNING NONLETHAL ELECTRONIC DEFENSE WEAPONS.

Primary Sponsor: Judiciary Committee

Summary: To remove the prohibition on possession of nonlethal electronic defense weapons.

Actions:

February 22, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – HJ2 RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE APPROVAL OF THE LONG ISLAND SOUND BLUE PLAN.

Primary Sponsor: Representative Joseph P. Gresko (D)

Cosponsors:

Representative Mary M. Mushinsky (D)

Representative Dorinda Borer (D)

Senator Christine Cohen (D)

Summary: To approve the Long Island Sound Blue Plan.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – HJ53 RESOLUTION PROPOSING THE ADOPTION OF THE LONG ISLAND SOUND BLUE PLAN.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: To approve the Long Island Sound Blue Plan.

Actions:

February 5, 2021

  • Public Hearing 02/10 (Awaiting outcome from environment committee)

February 4, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB63 AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE HUNTING OF BLACK BEAR IN LITCHFIELD COUNTY.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Eric C. Berthel (R)

Summary: To provide authorization and procedures for bear hunting in Litchfield County.

Actions:

January 12, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB137 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE FEEDING OF BLACK BEARS, ESTABLISHING A WILDLIFE ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND AUTHORIZING CERTAIN HAZING TECHNIQUES IN MUNICIPALITIES WITH A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF BLACK BEAR SIGHTINGS.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Kevin D. Witkos (R)

Summary: To address black bear sighting and safety issues.

Actions:

January 13, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB219 AN ACT EXPANDING THE STATE’S RED FLAG LAW.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Alex Kasser (D)

Cosponsor: Senator Will Haskell (D)

Summary: To expand the coverage and applicability of risk protection orders to allow a family member, social worker, health care worker, clergy or other concerned community member to notify the court directly about a person who is in possession of a firearm and has threatened to harm herself, himself or another person and ask the court to issue an order to remove firearms from the possession of the person issuing such threats or committing acts of violence.

Actions:

January 22, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – SB263 AN ACT CONCERNING CLUB PERMIT AND NONPROFIT CLUB PERMIT FEES.

Primary Sponsor: General Law Committee

Committee: General Law (Joint)

Summary: To adjust the annual fee for a cafe permit for prior holders of club permits and nonprofit club permits and to provide refunds to such permit holders.

Actions:

February 19, 2021

  • Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 02/24/21 5:00 PM

February 8, 2021

  • Filed with Legislative Commissioners’ Office

February 2, 2021

  • Joint Favorable

January 25, 2021

  • Public Hearing 01/28

January 22, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on General Law

CT – SB287 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NONREFUNDABLE PERSONAL INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR THE PURCHASE OF A GUN SAFE.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Rob Sampson (R)

Summary: To establish a nonrefundable credit against the personal income tax of up to one hundred fifty dollars for the purchase of a gun safe for personal use.

Actions:

January 25, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding

CT – SB368 AN ACT PROVIDING FUNDING FOR THE REMOVAL OF DEBRIS IN THE HOUSATONIC RIVER.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Kevin C. Kelly (R)

Summary: To encourage the clean-up of the Housatonic River for safety and environmental reasons.

Actions:

January 26, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB373 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A YEAR-ROUND TROUT SEASON.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Craig Miner (R)

Summary: To promote fishing in the state.

Actions:

January 26, 2021 (If you are in support of, or opposed to this bill, email the committee chair and your local representatives)

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB379 AN ACT CONCERNING STATE AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES INVOLVED IN GUN BUY-BACK PROGRAMS.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Rob Sampson (R)

Summary: To require all state and municipal employees involved in gun buy-back programs to have a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver.

Actions:

January 26, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – SB461 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WASTE OF GAME LAW.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Joan V. Hartley (D)

Cosponsor: Representative Ronald A. Napoli (D)

Summary: To enact a waste of game law like Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine have done.

Actions:

January 27, 2021 (If you are in support of, or opposed to this bill, email the committee chair and your local representatives)

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB569 AN ACT REQUIRING THE STATE TO ENTER RECIPROCITY AGREEMENTS WITH OTHER STATES REGARDING PERMITS TO CARRY A PISTOL OR REVOLVER.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Rob Sampson (R)

Committee: Public Safety (Joint)

Summary: To provide for gun permit reciprocity.

Actions:

January 29, 2021 (If you are in support of, or opposed to this bill, email the committee chair and your local representatives)

  • Change of Reference, House to Committee on Judiciary
  • Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary

January 28, 2021

  • Change of Reference Judiciary

January 27, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Public Safety and Security

CT – SB696 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS’ RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MINOR AND TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO STATUTES CONCERNING PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT.

Primary Sponsor: Planning and Development Committee

Summary: To make minor and technical revisions to statutes concerning planning and development.

Actions:

January 29, 2021

  • Public Hearing 02/03

January 28, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Planning and Development

CT – SB774 AN ACT CONCERNING THE THEFT OF FIREARMS FROM VEHICLES.

Primary Sponsor: Senator Will Haskell (D)

Cosponsors:

Representative Lucy Dathan (D)

Senator Alex Kasser (D)

Summary: To prevent the theft of firearms from vehicles and save lives.

Actions:

January 29, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – SB838 AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO CERTAIN FISHING PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: To better enable veterans groups to engage in fishing and to otherwise allow for more fishing opportunities.

Actions:

February 5, 2021 (If you are in support of, or opposed to this bill, email the committee chair and your local representatives)

  • Public Hearing 02/10

February 4, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB839 AN ACT CONCERNING ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS AND PESTICIDE REGULATION IN THE STATE.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: To establish an electronic method for the retention and searching of records of pesticide applications made in the state.

Actions:

February 5, 2021

  • Public Hearing 02/10

February 4, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB840 AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT’S SHELLFISH RESTORATION PROGRAM AND THE CONNECTICUT SEAFOOD COUNCIL.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: To enhance the state’s shellfish restoration program through certain contracting authority and to reconstitute the Connecticut Seafood Council.

Actions:

February 5, 2021

  • Public Hearing 02/10

February 4, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

CT – SB923 AN ACT CONCERNING REVIEW OF ANIMAL CRUELTY LAWS BY THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION.

Primary Sponsor: Judiciary Committee

Summary: To require the Connecticut Sentencing Commission to review the animal cruelty laws in this state and other states and make recommendations, if any, to the legislature for changes to state laws.

Actions:

February 22, 2021

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

CT – SB925 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPORT, SALE AND POSSESSION OF AFRICAN ELEPHANTS, LIONS, LEOPARDS, BLACK RHINOCEROS, WHITE RHINOCEROS ANDGIRAFFES.

Primary Sponsor: Environment Committee

Summary: No person shall import, possess, sell, offer for sale or transport into this state any big six African species.

Actions:

February 26, 2021:

  • Public Hearing in the Senate 03/03. Awaiting a vote from the committee.
February 24, 2021:

  • Referred to Joint Committee on Environment
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