American Financial Services Association - Connecticut
American Financial Services Association

Connecticut

Connecticut

Connecticut (CT)


Capital: Hartford

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
3,572,665
Population 2017 3,573,880
Population 2016 3,578,674
Below Poverty 2018 10.2
Below Poverty 2017 9.6
Below Poverty 2016 9.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
63.4
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 62.8
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 62.6
Unemployed 2018 4.1
Unemployed 2017 4.7
Unemployed 2016 5.7
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,520
STATE FACTS
The first automobile law was passed by the state of Connecticut in 1901. The speed limit was set at 12 miles per hour.
West Hartford is the birthplace of Noah Webster, the author of the first dictionary published in 1807.
Connecticut’s most important crops are dairy, poultry, forest and nursery, tobacco, vegetables and fruit.

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Ned Lamont (D)
 Lieutenant Governor  Susan Bysiewicz (D)
 Attorney General William Tong (D)
 Secretary of State Denise Merrill (D)
 State Senate Control D – 23; R – 13
 State House Control D – 92; R – 59

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 9, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment  June 5, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) Five days, Sundays and legal holidays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 15 days from presentment
Veto Override 2/3 majority 
Legislation Effective Date The following October 1

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

Security Breach Notification Law

AFSA Comment Letters

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy
Reports

 

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Connecticut

 

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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