OLR Bill Analysis

sSB-191 (File 197, as amended by Senate "A")*

AN ACT CONCERNING CHARITABLE BINGO GAMES, BAZAARS, RAFFLES, THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION AND OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING.

SUMMARY

This bill eliminates the following Department of Consumer Protection occupational licenses, registrations, certificates, and programs:

1. real estate student intern programs (CGS 20-314c),

2. swimming pool assembler's license (CGS 20-340e),

3. athlete agent registration (CGS 20-559 to -559s),

4. shorthand reporter's license (CGS 20-650 to -656),

5. itinerant vendor's license (CGS 21-27 to -35), and

6. liquor wholesaler's salesman certificates (CGS 30-17b).

Under the bill, people performing these tasks no longer need a state credential.

The bill also makes minor, technical, and conforming changes.

*Senate Amendment “A” eliminates the (1) underlying bill's provisions that (a) generally transferred charitable gaming oversight and permitting functions from the state to municipalities and (b) repealed the swimming pool builder and swimming pool maintenance and repair licenses and (2) real estate intern programs and swimming pool assembler's license.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 1, 2018

COMMITTEE ACTION

General Law Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

17

Nay

0

(03/07/2017)