PA 16-2—sSB 121

Public Safety and Security Committee

AN ACT REPEALING CERTAIN STATUTES RELATED TO MOVING PICTURES

SUMMARY: This act repeals obsolete statutes on moving pictures. It eliminates, among other things, the standards for moving picture operations, licensing and certificate of approval requirements, the mandatory display of film ratings at moving picture theaters, and the penalties for violations.

The act also makes a technical and conforming change.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2016

BACKGROUND

Moving Pictures and Moving Picture Projectors

Moving pictures are not defined by statute or regulation. By regulation, moving picture projectors are film or video projectors or spotlights that use hazardous radiation-producing light sources without protective shielding to transmit light onto a screen. They do not include enclosed projectors equipped with incandescent lamps for projection illumination (Conn. Agencies Reg. , 29-109-3b(4)).

OLR Tracking: DC; SD; VR: tjo