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Senate Bill No. 1358

Public Act No. 07-45

AN ACT CONCERNING FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (h) of section 22a-6 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2007):

(h) The commissioner may adopt regulations pertaining to activities for which the federal government has adopted standards or procedures. All provisions of such regulations which differ from [the applicable] federal standards or procedures shall be clearly distinguishable from such standards or procedures either on the face of the proposed regulation or through supplemental documentation accompanying the proposed regulation at the time of the notice concerning such regulation required under section 4-168. An explanation for all such provisions shall be included in the regulation-making record required under chapter 54 and shall be publicly available at the time of the notice concerning the regulation required under section 4-168. This subsection shall apply to any regulation for which a notice of intent to adopt is published on and after July 1, 1999.

Approved May 21, 2007