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Substitute Senate Bill No. 568

Public Act No. 15-186

AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS REGARDING TELECOMMUNICATION TOWERS.

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

Section 1. Subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 16-50l of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015):

(2) Not later than sixty days after the initial municipal consultation meeting, the municipality, in cooperation with the applicant, may hold a public information meeting. If the municipality decides to hold a public information meeting, the applicant shall be responsible for sending notice of such meeting to each person appearing of record as an owner of property which abuts the proposed or alternate facility locations and for publishing notice of such meeting in a newspaper of general circulation in the municipality at least fifteen days before the date of the public information meeting. Such applicant shall pay all administrative expenses associated with such public information meeting.

Approved July 2, 2015