State Rep. Melissa Ziobron, R-East Haddam, has submitted or is co-sponsoring 20 pieces of legislation for the 2013 regular session of the Connecticut General Assembly.
Ziobron, who is in her first term as a state legislator representing the 34th District, has filed bills to recognize the Airline Trail in East Hampton and a measure that seeks to force the state to do something about the run-down conditions of Sunrise State Park in East Haddam.
The 2013 session started several weeks ago and runs through May.
Other initiatives Ziobron has introduced or is backing include:
HB 5200 An act that would allow hunting on Sundays on public lands.
HB 5529 This bill would require two-thirds vote of the House for any new municipal mandates.
HB 5530 This measure would allow towns to publish their legal notices on local websites, as opposed to newspapers.
HB 5975 This bill would allow towns to adopt bans on dangerous dogs without focusing on specific breeds.
HB 5378 This bill calls for the creation of a civilian medal honor for acts of bravery or heroism by citizens.