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New Office of Legislative Research Reports on COVID-19 Emergency

by Booth, George

 

The Office of Legislative Research has published the following reports:

Exemptions in the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act - 2020-R-0129 - This report describes exemptions to the requirements of the federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) and Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA), as detailed in the regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor on April 6, 2020.

COVID-19 Renter Assistance - 2020-R-0137 - Describe federal and state assistance for Connecticut renters impacted by COVID-19. Additionally, identify resources that provide COVID-19-related information relevant to renters.

Price Gouging During a Declared Emergency - 2020-R-0123 - Summarize Connecticut’s law on price gouging for retail sales during a declared emergency.

Nursing Home Visitor Restrictions During the COVID-19 Pandemic - 2020-R-0140 - Summarize the governor’s COVID-19 executive orders (EO) concerning visitor access to nursing homes.

Payment Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act of 2020 - 2020-R-0142 - Provide a brief summary of provisions in the federal Payment Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (P.L. 116-139) on health care provider funding and COVID-19 testing.

Connecticut's Conformity With Corporation Tax Provisions in the CARES Act - 2020-R-0122 - Do the federal corporate income tax changes in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act impact Connecticut’s corporation business tax?