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CT NOW is in need of members willing to help track, write/gather testimony for, and otherwise be the “champion” for several bills proposed in the Connecticut House and Senate. The list of bills we’re currently tracking include those listed below. If you’re interested in helping us with this important work, please email president@now-ct.org today. Don’t worry if you’ve never lobbied or tracked a bill before! CT NOW will provide you with the needed training and guidance. Your passion and commitment are what matter most!

In the Senate …

  • SB 00001 AN ACT CREATING A PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE SYSTEM IN THE STATE: To establish a paid family and medical leave system in Connecticut. Sen. Looney
  • SB 315 AN ACT INCREASING THE AGE FOR WHICH THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN INFORMATION AND COUNSELING IS REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN ABORTION TO PERSONS LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE: To ensure the health and well-being of an individual who decides to terminate a pregnancy. Sen Markley
  • SB 321 AN ACT REQUIRING PARENTAL NOTIFICATION PRIOR TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN ABORTION: To ensure that the best interests of the minor are protected when facing an unplanned pregnancy. Sen. Maclachlan, Sen. Markley, Reps. Fishbein, McGorty, Simanski, Hall, Bolinski, Camillo
  • SB 330 AN ACT REQUIRING AN ULTRASOUND PROCEDURE PRIOR TO THE TERMINATION OF A PREGNANCY: To ensure the health and well-being of an individual who decides to terminate a pregnancy. Sen. Maclachlan, Reps. McGorty, Hall, Camillo
  • SB 482 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PREPARATION OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC IMPACT STATEMENTS: To require racial and ethnic impact statements to be prepared at the request of legislators. Sen. Winfield
  • SB 576 AN ACT CONCERNING UNBORN VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE: To create justice for unborn victims of violence by providing that a child in utero may be considered a victim if killed or injured as a result of a crime. Sen. Maclachlan, Sen. Markley, Reps. Fishbein, McGorty, Simanski, Hall, Bolinski, Camillo
  • SB 585 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR BREAST PUMPS AND PROTECTIONS AFFORDED TO WOMEN BREASTFEEDING IN PLACES OF EMPLOYMENT: To incorporate into the general statutes provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requiring health insurance coverage for breast pumps and improve protections afforded to women breastfeeding in places of employment. Sen. Flexer, Reps. Conley, Linehan, Luxenberg, McCarthy-Vahey, Porter, Simmons
  • SB 586 AN ACT REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR PREVENTIVE CARE PROVIDED TO FEMALE ENROLLEES AND ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS: To incorporate into the general statutes provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act concerning preventive care provided to female enrollees and improve access to prescription contraceptive methods. Sen. Flexer, Reps. Conley, Linehan, Luxenberg, McCarthy-Vahey, Porter, Simmons
  • SB 588 AN ACT CONCERNING TRAINING AND PREVENTION SERVICES FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: To improve training and prevention services for domestic violence. Sen. Flexer
  • SB 589 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS COUNCIL: To protect victims of human trafficking. Sen. Flexer
  • SB 609 AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROGRAMS: To increase funding for sexual assault and domestic violence programs. Sen. Flexer
  • SB 726 AN ACT CONCERNING CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT: To raise the crime victim compensation limit for victims of sexual assault. Sens. Slossberg, Hartley, Osten, Bye, Moore, Gerratana, Flexer

In the House …

  • HB 5566 AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE TO PARENTS OF ABORTION PROCEDURES PERFORMED ON MINORS: To establish parental notification requirements for abortion procedures performed on persons who are less than eighteen years of age. Rep Sampson
  • HB 5990 AN ACT CONCERNING HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS TRAINING: To address forced and exploited labor. Reps. Morin, Cook, Simmons
  • HB 6653 AN ACT CONCERNING STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES: To remove the statute of limitations in all criminal and civil sexual assault cases. Rep. Simmons, Sen. Flexer
  • HB 6668 AN ACT CONCERNING PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE: To improve workplace protections for pregnant women.  Reps. Conley, Linehan, Luxenberg, Porter, McCarthy-Vahey, Simmons, Sen. Flexer
  • HB 6699 AN ACT CONCERNING FREE FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS: To provide free feminine hygiene products in schools, shelters and correctional facilities.  Rep. Luxenberg
  • HB6695 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROTECTION OF YOUTH FROM CONVERSION THERAPY: To protect youth from conversion therapy.  Rep. Currey, Sen. Bye

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