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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5145

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 970

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING BOATING SAFETY ON CANDLEWOOD LAKE.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2016) On the waters of Candlewood Lake, including Squantz Pond, no person shall operate a vessel in excess of fifteen miles per hour from eleven o'clock p.m. to sunrise. The provisions of this section may be enforced by any law enforcement officer or lake patrolman authorized to enforce the boating regulations of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Any fine or penalty imposed as a result of a violation of the provisions of this section shall be in accordance with the provisions of said regulations.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2016

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To reduce the overnight speed limit on Candlewood Lake.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]