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General Assembly



February Session, 2008

LCO No. 5668



Offered by:


SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 361

File No. 716

Cal. No. 54

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (Effective from passage) On or before September 1, 2008, the Department of Environmental Protection, shall, within available appropriations and, in consultation with the Department of Public Health and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, conduct, in whole or in part, or contract with an individual, firm, corporation or other entity to conduct, a study of the toxicity of artificial turf athletic fields. Such study shall evaluate whether such fields cause harmful effects on air quality, water quality or human health. Not later than September 1, 2009, the Department of Environmental Protection 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 such study and any recommendations for further action. "

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

Section 1

from passage

New section