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2005 Legislative Summary

The following new statutes affecting the work of the Department of Consumer Protection were enacted during the 2005 General Assembly Regular Session and Special Session, and later signed into law by the Governor.  Selecting any title below will take you to the text of the new law. 

Drug Control Division

AAC THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY

AAC THE TRAINING OF PHARMACISTS

AAC THE REQUIREMENT THAT PRESCRIPTIONS BE FILLED BY MAIL ORDER

AA EXPANDING THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

AAC ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTIONS AND ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS

AA IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE RELATIVE TO PHARMACY REGULATION

AA ESTABLISHING A COLLABORATIVE DRUG THERAPY MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT PILOT PROGRAM

Food & Standards Division

AAC THE POSTING OF GAS PRICES

AA ESTABLISHING A CONNECTICUT CLEAN DIESEL PLAN

AA REDUCING THE SULFUR CONTENT OF HOME HEATING OIL AND OFF-ROAD DIESEL FUEL

AAC THE MILK REGULATION BOARD AND A STUDY OF THE CONNECTICUT DAIRY INDUSTRY

AAC CUSTOM SLAUGHTERHOUSES

AAC THE REVISION AND MODERNIZATION OF MILK REGULATION STATUTES AND THE LICENSING OF POULTRY DEALERS

Liquor Control Division

AAC THE SHIPMENT OF WINE TO STATE RESIDENTS

AAC SCHEDULED EVENTS AT JUICE BARS

AA AUTHORIZING THE RETAIL SALE OF BEER BY PERSONS WHO HOLD A MANUFACTURER PERMIT FOR BEER OR A BREW PUB

AAC THE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT

AA IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE RELATIVE TO THE STRUCTURING OR PERMITS AND FEES UNDER THE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT

AA IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE RELATIVE TO THE TIMEFRAME FOR FILING A REMONSTRANCE PETITION UNDER THE LIQUOR CONTROL ACT

Occupational & Professional Licensing Division

AAC LOCATIONS WHERE REAL ESTATE COURSES ARE OFFERED

AAC THE OWNERSHIP OF REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE COMPANIES

AAC HEALTH CLUBS

AAC THE DEFINITION OF PLUMBING AND PIPING WORK FOR PURPOSES OF LICENSURE

AAC OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES FOR PERSONS ENGAGED IN SOLAR-RELATED WORK

AAC THE LICENSING OF ELECTRICIANS WHO ARE CURRENTLY LICENSED IN OTHER STATES OR A COMMONWEALTH OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES

Trade Practices Division

AAC THE EXPIRATION OF GIFT CARDS

AA REQUIRING CONSUMER CREDIT BUREAUS TO OFFER SECURITY FREEZES

AA REGARDING THE RETURN POLICY OF RETAIL STORES

AAC THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT

AAC THE FAILURE OF A MUNICIPALITY TO OBTAIN A BOND FROM CERTAIN CONTRACTORS, PREPAID HOME HEATING OIL CONTRACTS AND HEAT AND UTILITY SURCHARGE CLAUSES IN RESIDENTIAL LEASES

AAC CELLULAR MOBILE TELEPHONE NUMBER DIRECTORIES AND INFORMATION ON CUSTOMER SERVICE

AA REQUIRING MOBILE HOME PARKS TO PROVIDE RESIDENTS WITH NOTICE OF CERTAIN HEALTH AND SAFETY HAZARDS

AA PROTECTING THE COMMISSIONS OF SALES REPRESENTATIVES

AA RESTRICTING THE SALE OF COSMETIC CONTACT LENSES

AA PROTECTING CONSUMERS IN THE MAKING OF INCOME TAX REFUND ANTICIPATION LOANS

AAC FORFEITED BAIL BONDS, THE COLLECTION OF UNPAID FEES AND FUNERAL SERVICE CONTRACTS