CHAPTER 420l

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

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Sec. 21a-430. Donation bins. Placement in public place. Notice required. Penalty.

Sec. 21a-431. Persons under eighteen years of age required to wear protective headgear in certain baseball batting cages.


Sec. 21a-430. Donation bins. Placement in public place. Notice required. Penalty. (a) No person shall place or cause to be placed in a public place a donation bin for the donation of clothing or other articles unless such person has been granted permission to place such donation bin in such public place by the owner of such public place or by such owner’s duly authorized agent and unless such bin contains a notice in block letters at least two inches high stating: (1) If the donation is for a charitable purpose, (A) the name of the nonprofit organization that will benefit from the donation, (B) the name of the owner of such bin, and (C) that the public may contact the Department of Consumer Protection for further information, or (2) if not intended for a charitable purpose, that such donation is not for a charitable purpose. Such notice shall be on the same side of the bin where the donation is likely to be made. As used in this section, “public place” means any area that is used or held out for use by the public, whether owned or operated by public or private interests, and “donation bin” means a large container commonly placed in a parking lot for the purpose of encouraging individuals to donate clothing or other items.

(b) Any person who violates any provision of subsection (a) of this section shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars.

(P.A. 09-119, S. 1; P.A. 11-247, S. 2.)

History: P.A. 11-247 designated existing provisions as Subsec. (a) and amended same by adding requirement that notice contain name of bin’s owner and adding Subpara. designators in Subdiv. (1), and added Subsec. (b) re fine of not more than $500.

Sec. 21a-431. Persons under eighteen years of age required to wear protective headgear in certain baseball batting cages. (a) No person under eighteen years of age may enter into a commercial, nonprofit or municipally operated baseball batting cage for the purpose of hitting from an automated pitching machine unless such person is wearing protective headgear that meets standard performance specifications, as defined by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment.

(b) Failure to comply with this section shall not be a violation, offense or statutory cause of action.

(P.A. 11-244, S. 1.)

History: P.A. 11-244 effective July 13, 2011.