Environment Committee

PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Friday, March 20, 2015

12:30 PM in Room 1E of the LOB

I. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR REVIEW

1. S.B. No. 357 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROMOTION OF THE SHELLFISH INDUSTRY IN CONNECTICUT. (ENV)

2. H.B. No. 5722 (COMM) AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF CERTAIN OYSTERS THAT ARE TWO AND ONE-HALF INCHES IN LENGTH. (ENV)

3. H.B. No. 5720 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DOUBLE THE CAPACITY FOR SHELLFISH SAMPLE TESTING AND TO ESTABLISH A SITE FOR SHELLFISH SAMPLE TESTING EAST OF THE CONNECTICUT RIVER. (ENV)

4. H.B. No. 7010 (RAISED) AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE. (ENV)

5. H.B. No. 6034 (RAISED) AN ACT AUTHORIZING BOW AND ARROW HUNTING ON CERTAIN PRIVATE PROPERTY ON SUNDAYS. (ENV)

6. H.B. No. 5734 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING FARMERS' MARKET COUPONS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS. (ENV)

7. H.B. No. 6618 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE THRESHOLD FOR LABELING WINE AS "CONNECTICUT-GROWN". (ENV)

8. H.B. No. 5729 (COMM) AN ACT MAKING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES CONCERNING KENNEL SERVICES ADVERTISEMENTS. (ENV)

9. S.B. No. 360 (COMM) AN ACT AUTHORIZING HERD SHARES WITHIN THE PRODUCTION OF MILK AND RAW MILK PRODUCTS AND THE MANUFACTURE OF CHEESE FOR PERSONAL CONSUMPTION. (ENV)

10. S.B. No. 352 (COMM) AN ACT CONCERNING THE TASK FORCE ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS IN MUNICIPAL ANIMAL SHELTERS. (ENV)

11. H.B. No. 5707 (COMM) AN ACT REQUIRING CERTAIN HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES THAT CONDUCT RESEARCH USING CATS OR DOGS TO OFFER SUCH CATS OR DOGS TO ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATIONS PRIOR TO EUTHANIZING ANY SUCH CAT OR DOG AND PROVIDING FOR THE PROPER SHELTERING OF DOGS. (ENV)

12. S.B. No. 361 (COMM) AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF MALICIOUS AND INTENTIONAL ANIMAL CRUELTY. (ENV)

13. H.B. No. 7011 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS IN COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES. (ENV)