Rep. Scott, Housing Committee ranking member, opposes omnibus housing bill

Posted on June 5, 2023

Hartford— A contentious zoning reform proposal calculating affordable housing needs was going to be mandated, but the bill narrowly approved in the early morning hours on Saturday turned it into a study. This bill was brought out shortly before midnight Friday as an amendment to an unrelated bill.

“For about two hours, I asked questions, expressed concerns, and relayed to my colleagues what was included in this bill. This has the state assessing the need for affordable housing, by town, for informational

House Unanimously Passes Bill Concerning Persons With Intellectual or Developmental Disability

Posted on May 31, 2023

Hartford— The House has unanimously passed a comprehensive bill concerning resources and support services for person with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD).

Rep. Tony Scott (R-112) voted for HB 5001, which includes a number of bills brought up for public hearings this session to minimize waiting lists for support services, housing, and workforce development for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as well as those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).


Rep. Scott Statement on An Act Addressing Gun Violence

Posted on May 25, 2023

HartfordState Representative Tony Scott (R-112) voted against HB 6667 on Thursday.

This piece of legislation included concepts from several bills brought up for public hearings, some of which I could have supported. I ultimately voted against this proposal because it targeted law-abiding gun owners.

There’s a growing frustration from gun owners that they are continually asked to meet more stringent requirements of using and possessing their firearms. Even after proving they are suitable to obtain