Environment Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Friday, February 5, 2016

10:30 AM IN ROOM 1E OF THE LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. REMARKS BY THE RANKING MEMBERS

IV. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED AS BILLS OR RESOLUTIONS

1. AN ACT CLARIFYING PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES CONCERNING THE USE OF BARRIER SYSTEMS FOR CERTAIN PLANTINGS

2. AN ACT REVISING STATE STATUTES GOVERNING TREE PRUNING AND REMOVAL BY UTILITY COMPANIES

3. AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFICIAL END USES FOR RECYCLED TIRES AND THE EFFICACY OF SCRAP TIRE HAULING LICENSES OR PERMITS

4. AN ACT CONCERNING BEER AND LIQUOR CONTAINERS AND THE BOTTLE BILL

5. AN ACT MAKING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL STATUTES CONCERNING KENNEL SERVICES ADVERTISEMENTS

6. AN ACT ENCOURAGING RECYCLING AND THE REDUCTION OF LITTER AT PUBLIC SPORTS PLAYING FIELDS

7. AN ACT REDIRECTING CERTAIN ESCHEATED FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUSTAINING STATE PARKS

8. AN ACT CONCERNING BOATING SAFETY AT CANDLEWOOD LAKE

9. AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION PRIOR TO SPRAYING OF HERBICIDES ON CERTAIN RIGHTS-OF-WAY

10. AN ACT CONCERNING CECIL'S LAW

11. AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEADLINE FOR CERTAIN REPORTS RELATING TO THE PAINT STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM

12. AN ACT CONCERNING BATTERY RECYCLING

13. AN ACT CONCERNING FARM BREWERIES

14. AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FARM VIABILITY MATCHING GRANT PROGRAM AND A CONNECTICUT FARM LINK PROGRAM

15. AN ACT CONCERNING PREVENTION OF HABITUATION OF WILD ANIMALS

16. AN ACT CONCERNING THE INLAND WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES ACT

17. AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO THE SUSPENSION OF HUNTING AND FISHING LICENSES FOR OUTSTANDING INFRACTIONS

18. AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TROUT STAMP

19. AN ACT CONCERNING SPORT FISHING LICENSES FOR ANGLERS AGE 65 AND OLDER

20. AN ACT REGULATING THE USE OF JETTED ARTICULATED VESSELS AND CERTAIN WATER SKIING DEVICES

21. AN ACT CONCERNING LOW EMISSION VEHICLE INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE

22. AN ACT CONCERNING ANTI-IDLING INFRACTION AUTHORITY FOR TRUCKS AND BUSES

23. AN ACT CONCERNING DUTIES OF THE CONNECTICUT MARKETING AUTHORITY

24. AN ACT CONCERNING COMMERCIAL FEED

25. AN ACT CONCERNING FARMSTAND EGGS

26. AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR REVISIONS TO THE LICENSING OF POULTRY DEALERS

27. AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN POULTRY FLOCKS

28. AN ACT CONCERNING THE RENEWAL OF LICENSES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

29. AN ACT CONCERNING THE COMMISSION SALES STABLE REQUIREMENTS

30. AN ACT CONCERNING POLLINATOR HEALTH

31. AN ACT CONCERNING THE REDUCTION OF CONSUMER-BASED PACKAGING MATERIALS

32. AN ACT CONCERNING PLASTIC BAGS

33. AN ACT CONCERNING THE TRANSFER OF CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS

34. AN ACT CONCERNING DREDGING IN LONG ISLAND SOUND

35. AN ACT CONCERNING FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

36. AN ACT INCREASING THE MAXIMUM PENALTY FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF MALICIOUS AND INTENTIONAL ANIMAL CRUELTY

37. AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS IN COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES

38. AN ACT CONCERNING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF STATE PARKS

39. AN ACT CONCERNING A “WILD AND SCENIC” DESIGNATION FOR THE HOUSATONIC RIVER

40. A RESOLUTION REQUESTING CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT FOR SAVING PLUM ISLAND IN LONG ISLAND SOUND AS A WILDLIFE REFUGE

41. A RESOLUTION PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROTECT NATURAL RESOURCES OF THE STATE

V. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

VI. ADJOURNMENT