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William A. O'Neill:
An Inventory of His Gubernatorial Records at the Connecticut State Archives

Subseries Title: Legislation

Subseries ID: 001CL-0083

Subseries is: 001CL-0083
Folder is: Legislation
Box # Folder ID Folder Title Folder Dates Content
152  0083CL-001  Legis[lation]/Legis[lature]  January-March 1981  Oppose any increase in sales or property tax; request certain items proposed for cuts be retained in the budget; municipal leaders and others object to proposed cuts in grants to towns and cities; opp 
152  0083CL-002  Legis[lation]/Legis[lature]  March 16, 1981  Object to proposed elimination of grants to municipalities, the Urban Problems Grant program and the Property Tax Relief Grant. 
152  0083CL-003  Legis[lation]/Legis[lature]  April-September 1981  Petition against real estate conveyance tax; out-of-state motor carriers protest increase in annual registration fees; information concerning the Liberty Amendment; Governor's statement to the U.S. S 
152  0083CL-004  Legis[lation]/Legis[lature]  October-December 1981  Senator Weicker contacts Governor on behalf of a constituent; concern about state employee contracts not addressed by General Assembly; express opinions about federal legislation; students express opp 
152  0083CL-005  Legis[lation]  1982  Urge Governor to protest Oklahoma not ratifying the ERA; question whether Governor needs approval of legislature to reallocate block grant funds; Georgia proposes federal amendment requiring review of 
152  0083CL-006  Legislation  1983  Governor urges Congressional delegation to support a bill continuing funding for single-family mortgage assistance programs; legislator urges Governor's help defeating bills merging the Department of 
152  0083CL-007  [Legislation]  1984  Draft report of the Commission for Study of Current Assessment Methods and Procedures Related to Real Property. 
152  0083CL-008  Legislation  February-June 1987  Question concerning financial reward for reporting illegal activities by employer; supports legislation naming English the official state language; supports mandatory Medicare assignment legislation; 
152  0083CL-009  Legislation  July 1987  Legislator asks Governor to veto bill concerning mail-in voter registration; opposes increase in motor vehicle registration fees; questions using taxpayer money to help Bridgeport pay for L'Ambiance P 
152  0083CL-010  Legislation  August-December 1987  Support legislation naming English the official state language; educators oppose bill allowing out-of-state teachers to delay taking a basic skills test in order to teach in Connecticut; request exten 
152  0083CL-011  Legislation  January-February 1988  Connecticut Retail Merchants Association's legislative agenda; petition and letters against using tax money to fund abortions; legislative agenda proposed by the New Haven Mayor's Task Force on Hunger 
153  0083CL-012  Legislation  March 1988  Support bill allowing 15-year olds to work in restaurants; mail order companies oppose collecting sales tax on their products; information concerning a bill to establish a demonstration family resourc 
153  0083CL-013  Legislation  April 1988  Oppose increase in taxes; opposes salary increases for legislature; defense of polystyrene containers; need to expand bottle bill; review of legal principles involved in retrospective legislation; urg 
153  0083CL-014  Legislation  May 1-17, 1988  Support and opposition for increased taxes; businesses oppose increase in unemployment benefit rates (HB 5056); business oppose plant closing bill (HB 5077); supports gun control; state needs to suppo 
153  0083CL-015  Legislation  May 18-31, 1988  Urge Governor to sign bills; opposes homestead exemption bill; oppose bill incarcerating women who do not allow ex-husbands visitation rights; frustrated that appropriation to give AFDC families in un 
153  0083CL-016  Legislation  June-July 1988  Frustrated that administrative per se legislation did not pass; support ban on smoking on Metro-North commuter trains but warn Governor of petition drive to reverse decision; oppose regulation of chec 
153  0083CL-017  Legislation  August-September 1988  Support tough penalties (administrative per se) for first time drunk driving; oppose creation of registered care technologists. 
153  0083CL-018  Legislation  October-December 1988  Suggest reducing legislators' salaries to improve state budget; protests overuse of consultants; requests for text of legislation; suggestion for providing property tax relief; urge support of bill ou 
153  0083CL-019  Legislation--Petitions  1988  Support the Freedom of Choice bill allowing people to choose own pharmacy; disapprove of mail order maintenance drug program. 
153  0083CL-020  Legislation  January-February 1989  Urge regulation of cable television companies; student suggests imposing fine on person who fails to report a crime; ask repeal of P.A. 87-421 concerning legally liable relatives of individuals receiv 
154  0083CL-021  Legislation  March 1-14, 1989  Opposes proposed ban on smoking in public places; small businesses opposed to parental and medical leave legislation under consideration; Town of Bloomfield legislative agenda; support for An Act Conc 
154  0083CL-022  Legislation  March 16-31, 1989  Opposes additional conveyance tax on home sellers; opposes raising taxes on services; oppose gun control; supports state endangered species act; support legislation naming English the official state l 
154  0083CL-023  Legislation  April 1989  Governor's position statement regarding income tax; supports gun control; support legislation naming English the official state language; small businesses opposed to parental and medical leave legis 
154  0083CL-024  Legislation  May 1989  Small businesses opposed to parental and medical leave legislation; oppose two bills affecting farmers and the sale of their land; support funding for hazardous waste cleanup; Governor's letter to leg 
154  0083CL-025  Legislation  June 1989  Urge Governor to sign HB 7508, An Act Concerning Privileged Communications between Psychologist an Patient; supports capital punishment; urge Governor to sign HB 5761, An Act Concerning Insurance Cove 
154  0083CL-026  Legislation  July 1989  Opposition to and support of flag burning amendment to the US Constitution; urge Governor to sign or veto specific legislation; urge Governor to veto HB 6188, An Act Concerning Fair Rent Commissions; 
154  0083CL-027  Legislation  August-December 1989  Urge Governor to veto HB 7270, An Act Establishing a State Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Procedure . . .; urge Governor to veto SB 945, An Act . . . Extension of Time for Local Fire Marshals, De 
154  0083CL-028  Legislation--P.A. 89-101 Pediatric Preventive Care  1989  Form letters thanking Governor for signing the legislation that became P.A. 89-101, An Act Concerning Insurance Coverage for Preventive Pediatric Care. 
155  0083CL-029  Legislation--Petitions  1989  Support the Freedom of Choice bill allowing people to choose own pharmacy; support expansion of teachers' retirement benefits; oppose requirement that towns enter binding arbitration for teachers; op 
155  0083CL-030  Legislation  January-February 1990  Request change in out-of-state physicians license fee; suggested Uniform Appraiser Act; O'Neill's announcement of a Five Point Drug Control and Violent Crime Legislative Program; need to enforce curre 
155  0083CL-031  Legislation  March 1990  Urge Governor to change law to raise threshold for public works projects before they are subject to prevailing wage law; support legislation requiring licensing those who perform heating system tune-u 
155  0083CL-032  Legislation  April 1990  Urge Governor to support specific legislation; support bill (HB 5846) that would protect Long Island Sound through water pollution control; oppose additional gun control laws. 
155  0083CL-033  Legislation  May 1990  Oppose Substitute Bill 5753 concerning the sale of farm land; urge Governor to veto or sign specific bills; support bill (HB 5846) that would protect Long Island Sound through water pollution control 
155  0083CL-034  Legislation  June-October 1990  Oppose additional gun control laws; thank Governor for signing abortion rights bill; support bill (HB 5846) that would protect Long Island Sound through water pollution control; urge Governor to sign 
155  0083CL-035  Legislation  December 1990  Opposes abortion rights bill; questions about abortion rights. 
155  0083CL-036  Legislation--H.B. 5130 An Act Concerning Social Work  1990  Urge Governor to sign the bill, An Act Concerning Social Work Vendorship that provides for third party payments for mental health services provided by Certified Independent Social Workers. 
155  0083CL-037  Legislation--Petitions  1990  Support changes in Federal Clean Air Act to provide nuclear-free milk; support HB 5846, An Act Concerning Water Pollution Control; oppose increase in cigarette tax and anti-smoking legislation. 
156  0083CL-038  Legislation--Gun Control  1990  Color videotape of police officer from San Jose explaining and demonstrating the differences between fully automatic assault rifles and semi-automatic rifles.