Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 77

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 734

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMING OF THE SUBMISSION OF THE PAINT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM'S ANNUAL REPORT.

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

Section 1. Subsection (h) of section 22a-904a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(h) On or before [August 15, 2014] October 15, 2016, and annually thereafter, the representative organization shall submit a report to the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection that details the paint stewardship program. Such report shall include, but not be limited to: (1) A description of the methods used to collect, transport and process postconsumer paint in this state; (2) the volume of postconsumer paint collected in this state; (3) the volume and type of postconsumer paint collected in this state by method of disposition, including reuse, recycling and other methods of processing; (4) the total cost of implementing the program, as determined by an independent financial audit, as performed by the independent auditor described in subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of this section and funded by the paint stewardship assessment; (5) an evaluation of the operation of the program's funding mechanism; and (6) samples of educational materials provided to consumers of architectural paint and an evaluation of the methods used to disseminate such materials.

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

Section 1

from passage

22a-904a(h)

Statement of Purpose:

To provide more time for submission of the annual paint stewardship report in order to allow for the adequate receipt and review of certain financial related components of such report.

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