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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5937

   
 

*SB0001805937SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

SEN. DUFF, 25th Dist.

SEN. OSTEN, 19th Dist.

SEN. LEONE, 27th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 18

File No. 600

Cal. No. 399

"AN ACT CONCERNING A SECOND CHANCE SOCIETY. "

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2016) (a) In addition to any powers it has under the provisions of the general statutes or any special act, each municipality shall require each applicant for a land use permit filed with such municipality's zoning commission, planning commission, combined planning and zoning commission, zoning board of appeals or inland wetlands commission or for a tax abatement to disclose the following in writing: (1) The name, address, Internet web site address, if any, and telephone number of the developers of any property subject to the application, (2) a statement describing the specific purpose of the application, and (3) the relationship of the person signing the application to the property owner and developer, if such person is not the property owner or developer, together with the nature of the authority upon which the person signing the application has relied in signing the application.

(b) Each applicant required to make disclosures pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall update any change in the information disclosed pursuant to said subsection not later than ten business days after such change.

(c) Any person who files an application described in subsection (a) of this section shall include a brief statement in any public notice made pursuant to such application that identifies the specific purpose of such application.

Sec. 502. Section 4-124k of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016):

(a) Each member of a regional council of governments shall be entitled to one representative on the council who shall be the chief elected official of such member, or in the absence of any such chief elected official, an elected official appointed in the manner provided by ordinance of the legislative body of such member. Each representative of a member shall be entitled to one vote in the affairs of such council.

(b) In addition to such representative specified in subsection (a) of this section, each member of a regional council of governments, having a population of fifty thousand or more, as shown by the last-preceding United States census, shall be entitled to one additional representative on the council for each additional ten thousand inhabitants. Such additional representative shall be appointed by the chief elected official of such member. Each additional representative of a member shall be entitled to one vote in the affairs of such council.

Sec. 503. Section 25-68d of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (i) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (i) In the event an applicant that applies for an approval of exemption pursuant to subsection (d) of this section appeals the decision of the commissioner to the Superior Court such decision of the Superior Court shall be final and not subject to further appeal. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2016

New section

Sec. 502

July 1, 2016

4-124k

Sec. 503

from passage

25-68d