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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5722

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2640

 

*02640*

Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BUMGARDNER, 41st Dist.

REP. MINER, 66th Dist.

 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE TAKING OF CERTAIN OYSTERS THAT ARE TWO AND ONE-HALF INCHES IN LENGTH.

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

That the general statutes be amended to authorize the harvesting of oysters that are two and one-half inches in length, provided such oysters are raised and cultivated in a confined apparatus prior to such harvest.

Statement of Purpose:

To promote the growth of the shellfish industry in the state.