H.B. No. 5277
Session Year 2009
 


AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE INVASIVE PLANT COUNCIL.

To allow the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to inspect nurseries for violations of section 22a-381d of the general statutes, to allow the Commissioner of Agriculture to issue orders in the case of a pet shop violating section 22a-381d of the general statutes, to expand the prohibition against invasive plants to include their seeds, flowers, roots and tubers, to allow for the use of invasive plants for research purposes, and to allow violators of said section to pay the fine without having to appear in court.

Introduced by:
Environment Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 5/21/2009Signed by the Governor
 5/20/2009Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 5/18/2009(LCO)Public Act 09-52
 5/13/2009On Consent Calendar / In Concurrence
 5/13/2009Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 5/13/2009Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A
 4/24/2009(LCO)File Number 813
 4/24/2009Senate Calendar Number 538
 4/24/2009Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/22/2009House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A
 4/22/2009House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 5835
 4/7/2009Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/7/2009No New File by Committee on Planning and Development
 4/6/2009(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2009(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/6/2009(PD)Joint Favorable
 3/31/2009Referred by House to Committee on Planning and Development
 3/24/2009(LCO)File Number 149
 3/24/2009House Calendar Number 149
 3/24/2009Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 3/24/2009(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/18/2009(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/23/09 5:00 PM
 3/9/2009(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/6/2009(ENV)Joint Favorable
 3/5/2009Referred to Joint Committee on Environment
 3/4/2009Drafted by Committee
 3/2/2009(ENV)Vote to Draft
 2/19/2009Public Hearing 02/23
 1/21/2009Referred to Joint Committee on Environment

Co-sponsors of HB-5277

Rep. Bryan Hurlburt, 53rd Dist.
Rep. Mary G. Fritz, 90th Dist.
Rep. Christopher A. Wright, 77th Dist.
Rep. Carlo Leone, 148th Dist.
Sen. Andrew W. Roraback, 30th Dist.

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