Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 79

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 714

 

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Referred to Committee on ENVIRONMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

(ENV)

 

AN ACT CLARIFYING PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES REGARDING THE USE OF PROPERLY INSTALLED AND CONSTRUCTED BARRIER SYSTEMS FOR CERTAIN PLANTINGS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 22a-381e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(c) No person shall plant running bamboo or allow running bamboo to be planted on his or her property at a location that is forty feet or less from any abutting property or public right-of-way. Any person who violates the provisions of this subsection shall be fined one hundred dollars. In the case of a continuing violation, each day of continuance shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense until such time as such bamboo is removed. [or contained by a properly installed and constructed barrier system.]

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

Section 1

from passage

22a-381e(c)

Statement of Purpose:

To conform the continuing violation provision of such section of the general statutes to the intent of public act 14-100 by repealing reference to the use of a properly installed and constructed barrier system.

[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.]