Legislative Session Information

CT Paid Leave Benefits Begin January 1, 2022

The Connecticut Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Authority (CT Paid Leave) manages all aspects of the Paid Family and Medical Leave Program. Worker payroll deductions began January 1, 2021, and covered workers may begin receiving Connecticut Paid Leave program benefits for qualifying life events beginning January 1, 2022.

Updated for 2021, the refreshed CT Paid Leave employer toolkit is now available for download from the CT Paid leave website. This resource provides vital information on the leave request process, how employees can access paid leave benefits, a CT Paid Leave program overview, as well as additional helpful assets such as a workplace poster, infographics, timelines and video content. 
For FAQ regarding CT Paid Leave, click here

The 2022 Legislative Session is from February 9 through May 4. 

The CSDA had several legislative wins during the 2021 legislative session, including the passing of our network leasing bill. 

Dental Bill of Rights


Check out the Capitol Report from June 11, 2021 with the highlights from the legislative session. 

Capitol Report
The following provisions have been enacted and are still in effect during the Connecticut State of Emergency:
  • Licensure for Dentists and Dental Hygienists
  • Deadline Extension for the Diagnostic and Therapeutic X-ray registration
  • Continuing Education for Dental Hygienists
  • Business Interruption Insurance
  • Teledentistry