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New Office of Legislative Research Reports

by Mazur, Catherine


The Office of Legislative Research has recently published the following reports:

Federal and State Taxes on Capital Gains - 2018-R-0101
This report briefly explains capital gains and how they are taxed for personal income tax purposes by the federal government, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.

School Resource Officers - 2018-R-0094
This report identifies towns in Connecticut utilizing school resource officers in their public schools and the associated costs for those officers.

sHB 5305: An Act Concerning a Request for Proposals to Qualify an Entity to Develop a Casino Gaming Facility in the State - 2018-R-0109
This report analyzes sHB 5305, which was reported favorably by the Public Safety and Security Committee on March 16, 2018.

Animal Cruelty Cases in Connecticut (2007-2017) - 2018-R-0111
This report summarizes Connecticut's primary animal cruelty statute (CGS sec. 53-247) and provides the outcome of offenses brought under it from 2007 through 2017.

Restraining Pregnant Inmates - 2018-R-0082
This report summarizes state laws and currently proposed legislation on the use of restraints on pregnant women in correctional facilities, including during transportation, labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery.