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General Assembly



February Session, 2014

LCO No. 5197



Offered by:


SEN. MEYER, 12th Dist.

SEN. KELLY, 21st Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 357

File No. 285

Cal. No. 198

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule "A")


Strike subsection (c) of section (4) and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(c) The council shall undertake all requisite efforts to obtain nonprofit, tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as amended from time to time. The council shall solicit and accept funds, on behalf of the Recycle CT Foundation, Inc. , to be used for the purpose of making grants to programs that are intended to increase the rate of recycling and reuse of solid waste materials in the state. The council shall establish criteria and procedures for the award of such grants, provided recipients of such grants may include: Nonprofit organizations, civic and community groups, schools, public agencies, including, but not limited to, trash museums, municipalities, regional entities that represent municipalities or organizations in the private sector. Any person seeking the award of such grant shall file an application with the council on a form as prescribed by the council. "