Legislation Passed In The House This Week

May 5, 2023
Legislation Passed In The House This Week
Don't be scared…the House approved AN ACT ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP ON THE RESTORATION OF EEL GRASS. Eel Grass is an important component of seagrass meadows that improve water quality and protect from erosion


Adverse social conditions are often an impediment to accessing indispensable health-related social needs like diaper insecurity, food insecurity, and housing instability. This bill creates a task force to study Medicaid coverage of these health-related social needs that will report to the legislature for possible action.


House Bill 6479 contains a key provision to maximize federal funds designated for state and municipal climate change resiliency projects, including coastal resiliency projects.


The House approved HB6689 to make a career in health care a realistic option for more CT students. The Nursing and Mental Health Care Professionals Loan Subsidy Program will mean lower interest rates for students looking to go into health and mental health care.


The house proved our commitment to all CT mothers having access to specialized lactation healthcare. HB 6819 will require the DPH to provide a full list of international board-certified lactation consultants (IBCLCs) in the state on their website and will establish a taskforce to study licensure.