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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2011

LCO No. 8714

   
 

*SB0021008714HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 210

File No. 669

Cal. No. 627

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

"Section 1. (Effective from passage) (a) There is established a task force to study the health effects of the use of thermal receipt paper or cash register receipt paper that contains bisphenol-A.

(b) The task force shall consist of the Commissioner of Environmental Protection and the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, or their designees, the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment and six members appointed one each by the speaker of the House of Representatives, the president pro tempore of the Senate, the majority leader of the House of Representatives, the majority leader of the Senate, the minority leader of the House of Representatives and the minority leader of the Senate.

(c) Any member of the task force appointed under subsection (b) of this section may be a member of the General Assembly.

(d) All appointments to the task force shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.

(e) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force from among the members of the task force. Such chairpersons shall schedule the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.

(f) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment shall serve as administrative staff of the task force.

(g) Not later than February 15, 2012, the task force shall submit a report on its findings and recommendations, including any recommendations for legislation, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the environment and commerce in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes. "

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

Section 1

from passage

New section