PA 11-227—SB 464
General Law Committee
AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CONNECTICUT BREWERY TRAIL AND REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT COMMISSION ON CULTURE AND TOURISM TO SUBMIT A REPORT REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CONNECTICUT ANTIQUES TRAIL
SUMMARY: This act allows the Department of Transportation to permit directional and other official signs or notices about facilities where Connecticut beer is made or sold, including signs or notices containing the words “Connecticut Brewery Trail. ” It allows private persons or entities affiliated with Connecticut-made beer manufacturers or sellers to pay for the design and production of these signs.
The act also requires the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, by January 1, 2012, to submit a report to the Commerce Committee on the impact of establishing a Connecticut Antiques Trail or Trails on state tourism and economic health.
The commission must solicit public input for locations considered for trail routes. The report must include the (1) criteria for designating proposed routes, (2) costs associated with establishing and marketing such trails, and (3) projected economic impact such trails would have on the state.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage
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