Environment Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, February 13, 2009

10:00 AM in Room 2B of the LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. CONCEPTS TO BE VOTED TO DRAFTED AS COMMITTEE BILLS

1. Proposed S.B. No. 262 AN ACT PERMITTING THE IMPORTATION OF REINDEER.

2. Proposed S.B. No. 497 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL ADVERTISING COSTS AND PET ADOPTIONS.

3. Proposed S.B. No. 499 AN ACT CONCERNING A PET LEMON LAW.

4. Proposed S.B. No. 743 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DOG.

5. Proposed H.B. No. 5108 AN ACT PRESERVING CERTAIN HORSE TRAILS.

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5109 AN ACT REQUIRING THE RECYCLING OF CHIPBOARD.

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5215 AN ACT IMPOSING A FIVE-CENT FEE ON PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS PROVIDED BY RETAIL STORES.

8. Proposed H.B. No. 5281 AN ACT CONCERNING THE DONATION OF DEER MEAT TO NONPROFIT ENTITIES.

9. Proposed H.B. No. 5474 AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE, MUNICIPAL AND STATE RECYCLING.

10. Proposed H.B. No. 5798 AN ACT PROHIBITING THE UNREASONABLE CONFINEMENT AND TETHERING OF DOGS.

11. Proposed H.B. No. 5812 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROCESSING OF "BROWN GREASE" IN WINDHAM.

12. Proposed H.B. No. 5823 AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECREATIONAL USE OF CANDLEWOOD LAKE.

IV. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED

13. AA CREATING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL

14. AAC PRESERVATION OF THE CONNECTICUT DAIRY INDUSTRY

15. AAC THE LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES

16. AA CREATING A LONG ISLAND SOUND BI-STATE COMMISSION

V. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

VI. ADJOURNMENT