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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5177

   
 

*HB0514905177HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. SHABAN, 135th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 5149

File No. 23

Cal. No. 55

"AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFICIAL END USES FOR DISCARDED TIRES AND THE EFFICACY OF TIRE HAULING LICENSES OR PERMITS. "

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 22a-241k of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2016):

(a) For the purposes of this section:

(1) "Generated" means sold or given away at a common gathering venue; and

(2) "Common gathering venue" means any area or building, or portion thereof, that is open to the public, including, but not limited to, any (A) building that provides facilities or shelter for public assembly, (B) inn, hotel, motel, sports arena, municipal ballfields, supermarket, transportation terminal, retail store, restaurant or other commercial establishment that provides services or retails merchandise, or (C) museum, hospital, auditorium, movie theater or university building.

(b) Each common gathering venue where designated recyclable items may be generated while the public congregates at such venue and that provides for the collection of solid waste shall provide recycling receptacles for the collection of any designated recyclable items generated at such venue, provided nothing in this section shall be construed to require an owner or operator of such venue, or the municipality where such venue is located, to provide such recycling receptacles whenever such receptacles are provided by another person pursuant to contract. Such recycling receptacles shall be as accessible to the public and at the same locations as trash receptacles. Any existing trash receptacle may be converted to a recycling receptacle by labeling or other means appropriate to identify that such receptacle is dedicated to the collection of designated recyclable items. The requirement to provide recycling receptacles at municipal ballfields shall be performed within available resources and may be satisfied by such municipality's designation of a community organization to undertake the collection of such recyclable items at municipal ballfields."

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2016

22a-241k