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General Assembly



October Special Session, 2011

LCO No. 8973



Offered by:


REP. DONOVAN, 84th Dist.

SEN. WILLIAMS, 29th Dist.

REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.

SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.


To: House Bill No. 6801

File No.

Cal. No.

Strike section 17 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 17. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, any municipality may, by ordinance, provide that any person, firm or corporation that owns a residence, building, structure, or other improvement to real property damaged or destroyed by acts of nature during the period beginning August 25, 2011, and ending September 14, 2011, shall be allowed to reconstruct or repair such residence, building, structure or improvement in accordance with any previously approved permit or other authorization for the construction or repair of such residence, building, structure or improvement to the dimensions and specifications for such residence, building, structure or improvement prior to said damage without seeking or obtaining additional approval from any municipal board or commission provided any such reconstructed or repaired residence, building, structure or other improvement complies with the state building, fire and health codes in effect as of the effective date of this section. Nothing in this section shall be construed to waive or eliminate the coastal site plan review requirements of chapter 444 of the general statutes, except that any ordinance enacted pursuant to this section may waive the coastal site plan review requirement for individual single-family residential structures, as provided in subdivision (4) of subsection (b) of section 22a-109 of the general statutes. "

In line 4598, after "grants" insert "not to exceed five hundred thousand dollars"