Posts Tagged ‘firefighter’


CSFA Legislative Update – April 28, 2014 from Ted Schroll, Jr.

All, I have added one new bill this week.  While scanning through some bills, I came across H. B. #5307.  If passed, it would exempt F.D.’s from the registration fees ($400) for chemical detectors that contain radioactive material.  On the flip side, I will be removing one of the bills next week.  H. B. #5580, which was […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – April 14, 2014 from Ted Schroll, Jr. with House Bill Status Report

All,   The 2014 session of the General Assembly moves closer to adjournment.  There is approximately 3.5 weeks left to the end of the regular session.  There is not too much to report this week among the bills we are tracking.  Several more bills came out of LCO and were placed on the calendar.  The […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – April 6, 2014 from Ted Schroll, Jr. with House Bill Status Report

All, As of this past Friday all committees are closed to any new legislation.  If bills have not had any committee action by this time, they are considered DEAD for this session.  I have noted these items on this week’s listing in case there are any questions.  I will be removing them from the list […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 11, 2014 from Ted Schroll, Jr. with House Bill Status Report

  All, The 2014 legislative session continues.  New bills published this week include H.B. #5503, #5507, #5531, #5533, #5537, S.B. #386, #416, #426, #427, & #430. Three more new bills are to be published tomorrow (Monday) morning, H.B. #5541, #5542, & S.B. #439. Public Hearings next week: 3/10     Judiciary           S. B. #386 3/11     Public Safety    H. […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – March 4, 2014 from Ted Schroll, Jr. with House Bill Status Report

    All, Not much to add from last week.  I have added 3 bills to the list; H.B. #5288, H.B. #5388, & S.B. #289.  H.B. #5288 came across our radar this past week when a legislator asked me to source out fire departments that may have corrosion problems with apparatus as a result of chemical road treatments […]

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CSFA sadly reports the passing of Rep. Elaine O’Brien (D), a supporter of the Connecticut Fire Service

Connecticut State Representative Elaine O’Brien (D) 61st House District (East Granby, Suffield, Windsor) loses battle with brain cancer   It is with great sorrow that CSFA shares the news of the recent death of State Representative Elaine O’Brien, a resident of Suffield and longtime public servant. As Vice-Chairman of the Connecticut’s legislative Appropriations Committee, and […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – June 10, 2013 from Ted Schroll, Jr. with House Bill Status Report

All, It’s over for this year.  Last Wednesday was one of the few days of the session when you know what time the session is over.  They must end at midnight of the last day.  It’s always a busy day as everyone is attempting to get their bills passed before the deadline.  Some make it, […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – June 3, 2013 from Ted Schroll, Jr with House Bill Status Report

All, As we move into the final days, last week was quite busy.  It was a short week because of the holiday and there was lots of work to do.  The week included a Saturday session.  There were a couple developments that should be mentioned.  I mentioned last week that H.B. #6495, which included new […]

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CSFA Legislative Update – May 1, 2013 from Ted Schroll, Jr with House Bill Status Report

All, The General Assembly met in session on Wed 4/24.  They moved many bills from both the House & Senate out to committees.  This is somewhat typical of bill movement after the budget documents are finalized.  With no meetings on Thurs. or Fri., there is little to report.  I would anticipate several committee meetings on Mon. […]

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Thanks to all, CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner 2013 another success!

The Connecticut State Firefighters Association would like to thank everyone who helped to make our CSFA Hall of Fame Dinner another event to remember. Hundreds attended the fabulous banquet we hosted at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville to contribute to our annual celebration. We are presently collecting pictures of CSFA Firefighters with their families […]

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