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Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 975
Session Year 2015


To amend Department of Consumer Protection statutes to: (1) Remove a requirement that distributors of sealed tickets have a physical office in this state, (2) require charitable organizations to submit only one application to conduct bazaars and raffles and to ensure municipalities promptly receive such application fees, (3) promote safer conduct of golf ball-drop raffles, (4) clarify who is eligible to obtain a fire system layout technician's license without first having to obtain specific certification, (5) remove Home Improvement and New Home Guaranty Fund requirements requiring consumers to submit certified copies of court judgments and add clarifying language concerning court orders and decrees, (6) remove reciprocity language concerning real estate appraisers that does not comply with federal guidelines, and (7) increase the amount of restitution consumers may receive under the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act from five thousand to ten thousand dollars.

Introduced by:
General Law Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 3/31/2015(LCO)File Number 340
 3/31/2015Senate Calendar Number 234
 3/31/2015Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 3/31/2015(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/24/2015(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/30/15 5:00 PM
 3/16/2015(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/12/2015(GL)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/27/2015Public Hearing 03/05
 2/20/2015Referred to Joint Committee on General Law

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