Jan 272017

The legislature’s Transportation Committee notified State Representative Charlie Ferraro that two of his legislative proposals will be receiving public hearings on Monday, Jan. 30, in Room 1E of the Legislative Office Building at 11 a.m.

Rep. Ferraro’s bills included in the public hearing are H.B. 5771 and H.B. 5772.

H.B. 5771, An Act Concerning Removable Windshield Placards for Certain Veterans, would permit veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other qualifying mental impairment to receive a removable windshield placard, which would allow such veteran to utilize parking spaces reserved for persons with disabilities.

In addition, H.B. 5572, An Act Concerning Limitations on the Insurance of a Special Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, looks to prohibit the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles from issuing a special motor vehicle operator’s license to an applicant who has been convicted of a felony in any state.

Rep. Ferraro urges those interested in these proposals to submit testimony to the Transportation Committee at tratestimony@cga.ct.gov and to copy his email address,Charles.Ferraro@housegop.ct.gov, on the submission. You can also find more information about how to testify in person by visiting the General Assembly’s website, ww.cga.ct.gov.  If you need help navigating this process please contact Rep. Ferraro’s office at (860) 240-8700.

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