Gov. Ned Lamont signed another 10 bills Tuesday, including one that requires hospitals and outpatient facilities to develop procedures for obtaining written consent to an “intimate examination,” by Jan. 2023.
Use the links below to learn more about each new law and to comment on their passage:
- SB 278, An Act Concerning a Study of Community Access Programming Operations.
- SB 101, An Act Concerning Workforce Development Programs for Incarcerated Persons and Persons Reentering the Community After Incarceration.
- HB 5278, An Act Concerning Intimate Examinations, Continuing Medical Education in Screening for Endometriosis and the Effects of Systemic Racism, Bias, Racial Disparities, and Experiences of Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons on Patient Diagnosis, Care and Treatment, the Establishment of An Endometriosis Data and Biorepository Program, and the Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection and Treatment Referral Program
- HB 5166, An Act Concerning Certain Municipal Agreements to Fix Assessments.
- HB 5216, An Act Concerning Low-cost Bank Accounts.
- SB 358, An Act Concerning Required Health Insurance Coverage for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility Screening.
- SB 332, An Act Prohibiting Certain Vehicle Storage Agreements as a Precondition to Vehicle Towing.
- SB 238, An Act Concerning Revisions to Certain Environment Related Statutes.
- SB 241, An Act Concerning Boating Safety.
- SB 286, An Act Concerning Elder Abuse Reporting Deadlines, Temporary Family Assistance, Certificates of Need for Longterm Care Facilities and Civil Penalties for Nursing Homes That Fail to Use Rate Increases for Employee Wage Enhancements
Lamont has signed 167 bills and vetoed 1 during the 2022 legislative session.