New laws effective Jan. 1, 2017

January 3, 2017

Much of the legislation the General Assembly passed in 2016 went into effect during the summer, but there were some laws that became effective Jan. 1, 2017. Here's a look at some of those laws.

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Forum: Give Health Providers Time

October 18, 2016

A forum was hosted by the Human Services Committee to listen to concerns from private healthcare provider organizations about a new electronic system for keeping track of services provided to clients expected to be implemented by November 1st.

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Bill Passed To Prevent Domestic Violence

April 27, 2016

Domestic violence is a scourge on civilized society and must be prevented. That is why Representative Peter Tercyak voted for HB 5054, An Act Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence. The bill requires gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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