Multiple public acts from Connecticut’s 2019 legislative session go into effect on October 1, 2019. Below is a list of public health legislation effective October 1, with links to our previous posts summarizing the acts:

  • Public Act No. 19-89 “An Act Concerning Nursing Home Staffing Levels” (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-98 “An Act Concerning The Scope Of Practice Of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses” (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-113 “An Act Concerning the Use of Automatic External Defibrillators” (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-117, implementing the state budget, includes a newborn screening provision effective October 1 (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-164 “An Act Concerning Social Workers,” (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-176 “An Act Concerning Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.” (previous post available here).
  • Public Act No. 19-191 “An Act Addressing Opioid Use” (previous post available here).