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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5971

 

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 1830

 

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Referred to Committee on BANKING

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ALEXANDER, 58th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING BLIGHT FINES ON THE SENIOR MORTGAGEE OF FORECLOSED PROPERTY.

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

That section 7-148 of the general statutes be amended to authorize municipalities to levy fines on the senior mortgagee of a foreclosed property for violating any ordinance relating to the prevention of housing blight.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow municipalities to levy blight-related fines on senior mortgagees in order to decrease the amount of blighted properties in Connecticut.