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Amendment

 

February Session, 2010

LCO No. 4786

   
 

*SB0012404786SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. STILLMAN, 20th Dist.

REP. RITTER, 38th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 124

File No. 381

Cal. No. 256

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 268 of the general statutes, for two years from the effective date of this section, any person who holds a current passenger-for-hire license issued by the United States Coast Guard and a current charter boat registration issued by the Commissioner of Environmental Protection pursuant to section 26-142a of the general statutes shall not be prohibited from operating a vessel registered with a marine dealer's registration number issued pursuant to section 15-145 of the general statutes, provided any such person has operated a recreational charter fishing guide service using a vessel registered with such a marine dealer's registration number in connection with such guide service for not less than five of the ten years preceding the effective date of this section.

(b) The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall not revoke a marine dealer's registration number issued pursuant to section 15-145 of the general statutes for any vessel used in compliance with subsection (a) of this section. "