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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 4846

   
 

*HB0533504846HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

REP. SCOTT, 40th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 5335

File No. 228

Cal. No. 171

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF LANDLORDS AND TENANTS REGARDING THE TREATMENT OF BED BUG INFESTATIONS. "

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2016) As used in this section:

(1) "Bed bug" means the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius); and

(2) "Landlord", "owner", "person" and "tenant" have the same meanings as in section 47a-1 of the general statutes.

Sec. 2. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2016) No landlord shall offer for rent a dwelling unit that the landlord knows or reasonably suspects is infested with bed bugs. "

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

Section 1

October 1, 2016

New section

Sec. 2

October 1, 2016

New section