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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 6346

   
 

*SB0099606346SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. KENNEDY, 12th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 996

File No. 417

Cal. No. 212

"AN ACT ESTABLISHING A BOTTLE RECYCLING FEE IN LIEU OF A REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT. "

Strike lines 559 to 582, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(e) Any funds credited to the beverage container reuse subaccount in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of this section shall be utilized by the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Recycle CT Foundation, Inc. to provide grants to nonprofit agencies and environmental organizations to conduct beverage container collection and clean-up events on public lands, including, but not limited to, municipal and state parks. The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, in consultation with the Recycle CT Foundation Council, shall determine the requirements and terms for any funds awarded to any person pursuant to the provisions of this subsection, including, but not limited to, the amount of any funds awarded pursuant to this subsection. The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection may adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 of the general statutes to implement the provisions of this subsection. "