Substitute House Bill No. 5565
          Substitute House Bill No. 5565

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-230


AN  ACT  CONCERNING  THE  POSTING  OF DRY CLEANING
PRICES.


    Be it enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    (NEW) (a) Each  person,  firm  or  corporation
conducting a dry cleaning business shall either:
    (1) Post a  list  containing the retail price,
including taxes, charged  for each type of garment
cleaned or accepted for cleaning by such business,
except for garments  requiring special handling or
care. Any such  price list shall be displayed in a
prominent  location  on   the   premises  of  such
business for viewing by customers; or
    (2) Furnish on the premises of such business a
printed  leaflet or  flyer  containing  the  price
information set forth  in  subdivision (1) of this
subsection. Any such  leaflet  or  flyer  shall be
readily available to  customers  in  a conspicuous
location at each service counter.
    (b) Any such  person, firm or corporation that
violates any provision  of  subsection (a) of this
act shall be  fined  not  more  than  one  hundred
dollars.
    (c) A violation of any provision of subsection
(a) of this  section  shall be deemed an unfair or
deceptive trade practice  under  subsection (a) of
section 42-110b of the general statutes.

Approved June 8, 1998