Senate Bills of interest as of April 1st 2019

  Senate Bill No. 219
BY  Felag
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY — NEW HOME BUYERS FIRE PROTECTION ACT (Mandates that builders of new 1 or 2 family residential dwellings provide the home buyer with written information regarding the installation of an automatic fire sprinkler system subject to civil penalties enforced by the atty gen or state fire marshal.)
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01/31/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
  Senate Bill No. 224
BY  McCaffrey, Goodwin
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES AND CARRIERS – E-911 UNIFORM EMERGENCY TELEPHONE SYSTEM DIVISION (Mandates that the E-911 uniform emergency telephone system division develop and commence operation of a text-to-911 emergency system on January 1, 2020.)
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01/31/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
  Senate Bill No. 233
BY  Felag, Algiere, Coyne, Seveney
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO STATE AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT — OPEN MEETINGS (Exempts volunteer fire companies under the supervision, control, or jurisdiction of another public body from certain posting requirements of the open meetings act.)
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01/31/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary
  Senate Bill No. 376
BY  Ciccone, Lombardi, Gallo
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS — FIREFIGHTERS’ ARBITRATION (Continues all provisions of firefighter’s collective bargaining agreements until a successor agreement has been reached or an interest arbitration award has been rendered.)
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02/13/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Labor
  Senate Bill No. 450
BY  Raptakis, Rogers
ENTITLED, AN ACT IN AMENDMENT TO THE CHARTER OF THE CENTRAL COVENTRY FIRE DISTRICT PURSUANT TO A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE COVENTRY FIRE DISTRICT ON DECEMBER 27, 2018 (Makes various amendments pertaining to the duties and operations of the Central Coventry Fire District.)
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02/27/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
03/07/2019 Committee recommended measure be held for further study
  Senate Bill No. 684
BY  Raptakis
ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO TOWNS AND CITIES — PAYMENTS TO FIRE COMPANIES (Requires reimbursement payments from the general fund to volunteer fire departments responding to emergencies on or along Route 95.)
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03/21/2019 Introduced, referred to Senate Housing and Municipal Government
03/28/2019 Committee recommended measure be held for further study