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Substitute Bill No. 361

    February Session, 2008

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AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF THE TOXICITY OF ARTIFICIAL TURF ATHLETIC FIELDS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective from passage) On or before September 1, 2008, the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station shall contract with an individual, firm, corporation or other entity to conduct a study of the toxicity of artificial turf athletic fields. Said study shall evaluate whether such fields cause harmful effects on air quality, water quality or human health. Not later than February 1, 2009, said entity shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment the conclusions of said study.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

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