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Substitute Bill No. 5861

    January Session, 2009

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AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROCESSING OF MUNICIPAL APPLICATIONS FOR STATE PERMITS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) Notwithstanding any provision of title 22a of the general statutes, when a municipality submits a formal petition, application or request for a permit to the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, pursuant to a requirement of the general statutes, the commissioner shall, not later than sixty days after the date on which the commissioner receives such petition, application or request, determine whether such municipality has submitted sufficient information to determine whether the petition, application or request complies with the applicable standards and criteria, and shall notify such municipality, in writing, of any deficiencies. If the commissioner does not notify such municipality of any deficiencies by the sixtieth day after the date on which the commissioner received such petition, application or request, the petition, application or request shall be considered complete.

Sec. 2. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) Notwithstanding any provision of title 13b or 14 of the general statutes, in all matters in which a formal petition, application or request for a permit is required to be submitted to the Commissioner of Transportation or the State Traffic Commission, and such petition, application or request is submitted by a municipality, the commissioner or commission shall, not later than sixty days after the date on which the commissioner or commission receives such petition, application or request, determine whether such municipality has submitted sufficient information to determine whether the petition, application or request complies with the applicable standards and criteria, and shall notify such municipality, in writing, of any deficiencies. If the commissioner or commission does not notify such municipality of any deficiencies in such municipality's petition, application or request by the sixtieth day after the date on which the commissioner or commission received such petition, application or request, the petition, application or request shall be considered complete.

Sec. 3. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) Notwithstanding any provision of title 19a of the general statutes, in all matters in which a formal petition, application or request for a permit is required to be submitted to the Commissioner of Public Health, and such petition, application or request is submitted by a municipality, the commissioner shall, not later than sixty days after the date on which the commissioner receives such petition, application or request, determine whether such municipality has submitted sufficient information to determine whether the petition, application or request complies with the applicable standards and criteria, and shall notify such municipality, in writing, of any deficiencies. If the commissioner does not notify such municipality of any deficiencies in such municipality's petition, application or request by the sixtieth day after the date on which the commissioner received such petition, application or request, the petition, application or request shall be considered complete.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 2

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 3

October 1, 2009

New section

PD

Joint Favorable Subst.-LCO

 

ENV

Joint Favorable