Public Safety and Security Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-1017

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING THE EMERGENCY PLANS OF OPERATIONS OF SHORELINE COMMUNITIES.

Vote Date:

3/6/2007

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference to Planning and Development

PH Date:

2/14/2007

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY COMMITTEE

REASONS FOR BILL:

The proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Long Island Sound raises important public safety and security concerns. Findings of the Long Island Sound Liquified Natural Gas Task Force, led by Sen. Leonard Fasano and Sen. Andrea Stillman, necessitated a number of proposed bills related to security zones, security contractors, and emergency preparation among other issues. This bill combines the original intent of four such bills.

Substitute language: This version combines bills 1017, 414, 413 and 412.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None Expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

None Expressed

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Expressed

Reported by: Matthew Gianquinto

Date: 3/8/2007