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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5065

 

February Session, 2010

 

LCO No. 154

   

Referred to Committee on Government Administration and Elections

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'CONNOR, 35th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING A MERGER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.

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

That the general statutes be amended to eliminate the Department of Environmental Protection and assign its functions to the Department of Economic and Community Development.

Statement of Purpose:

To reduce state expenditures and improve effectiveness by merging the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Economic and Community Development.