New Laws On 'Sexting', Hate Crimes Take Effect SundayDozens of bills passed during the last session of the General Assembly go into effect on Sunday.
New Laws On Sexting, Hate Crimes Take Effect On SundayNew laws taking effect in Connecticut will reduce penalties for ``sexting'' by children; increase sentences for certain hate crimes and impose new fines for calling police or fire departments to false alarms.
Bail Reform, Opioid Rules Among New State LawsA batch of new Connecticut laws is taking effect, including Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's effort to reduce the number of people detained in jails for minor offenses because they can't afford to post bail.
Minimum Wage Hike, Expanded Contractor Rules, Among New LawsA higher minimum wage, new registration requirements for certain contractors and new rules for using a modernized symbol for people with disabilities are among a host of new laws set to take effect Jan. 1.
New State Laws Take Effect TodayA batch of new laws is taking effect in Connecticut.
N.H. Residents Can Drive Faster, Drink Later Under New Laws Under new laws taking effect with the start of the new year, people can drive faster along a rural section of Interstate 93 in New Hampshire and drink an hour later at local bars with the community's OK.
Paid Sick Leave Among New Laws Taking Effect In 2012Many Connecticut companies have been preparing for a new state law that will require them to provide certain workers with paid sick leave.
New Laws Take Effect Friday A wave of new laws taking effect on Friday implement a range of Democrat-backed measures including in-state college tuition rates for illegal immigrants and an early release program for prisoners.

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