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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5810

   
 

*HB0531205810SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5312

File No. 706

Cal. No. 473

"AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR CHANGES TO THE POULTRY DEALER LICENSING STATUTE, REGISTRATION OF POULTRY FLOCKS AND THE LABELLING OF FARM STAND EGGS. "

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

"Sec. 501. Subsection (a) of section 22-4d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage): (a) The Commissioner of Agriculture, whenever he finds after investigation that (1) any person is causing, engaging in or maintaining, or is about to cause, engage in or maintain, any condition or activity which, in his judgment, will result in or is likely to result in imminent and substantial harm to any animal, or to public health within the jurisdiction of the commissioner under the provisions of this title, (2) there is a violation of the terms and conditions of a permit issued by him that is in his judgment substantial and continuous and it appears prejudicial to the interests of the people of the state to delay action until an opportunity for a hearing can be provided, [or] (3) any person is conducting, has conducted, or is about to conduct an activity which will result in or is likely to result in imminent and substantial harm to the animal, or to public health within the jurisdiction of the commissioner under the provisions of this title for which a license is required under the provisions of this title without obtaining such license, or (4) any person is engaged in an agricultural practice that constitutes a public nuisance, may, without prior hearing, issue a cease and desist order in writing to such person to discontinue, abate or alleviate such condition or activity. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

22-4d(a)