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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 8415

   
 

*HB0635208415HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. ROSE, 118th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6352

File No. 56

Cal. No. 72

"AN ACT CONCERNING BENEFICIAL END USES IN CONNECTICUT FOR DISCARDED TIRES AND REQUIRING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TIRE HAULER LICENSE. "

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

"Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 22-344 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) (1) No person shall maintain a commercial kennel or offer the services of a commercial kennel, as defined in section 22-327, as amended by this act, until he or she has obtained from the commissioner a license to maintain [such] a commercial kennel under such regulations as the commissioner provides as to sanitation, disease and humane treatment of dogs or cats and the protection of the public safety. Upon written application and the payment of a fee of four hundred dollars, the commissioner shall issue such license to be effective until the second December thirty-first following issuance provided the commissioner finds (A) that such regulations have been complied with, and (B) in the case of each initial application for such license, that the zoning enforcement official of the municipality wherein such kennel is to be maintained has certified that the kennel conforms to the municipal zoning regulations. Such license shall be renewed biennially, not later than December thirty-first, in accordance with the provisions of this section, and may be transferred by the licensee to another premises upon approval of the commissioner.

(2) Any person who maintains a commercial kennel [and who advertises the services of such commercial kennel] or who offers the services of a commercial kennel, as defined in section 22-327, as amended by this act, when advertising such commercial kennel or services shall cause the assigned license number, [for such commercial kennel,] as issued pursuant to [this section] subdivision (1) of this subsection, to clearly appear in [such] any form of advertisement for such commercial kennel or services. The commissioner may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to prescribe the requirements for the appearance of [the] such license number [of a commercial kennel] in any form of advertisement. Such regulation may include, but need not be limited to, the size, font and location of such license number for any given form of advertisement.

Sec. 2. Subdivision (3) of section 22-327 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(3) "Commercial kennel" means a [kennel] place maintained for boarding or grooming dogs or cats, and includes, but is not limited to, any veterinary hospital which boards or grooms dogs or cats for nonmedical purposes; "

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

Section 1

from passage

22-344(a)

Sec. 2

from passage

22-327(3)