OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 320

AN ACT CONCERNING FIRE PREVENTION CODE REGULATIONS.

SUMMARY:

This bill delays, by two years, the repeal and implementation of various statutes pertaining to the state Fire Prevention Code and makes technical and conforming changes.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage for section 3 technical changes and section 4; January 1, 2013 for section 1 technical changes; and January 1, 2015 for section 2.

DELAY IN IMPLEMENTATION OF STATUTES

The bill delays by two years, from January 1, 2013 to January 1, 2015, the repeal of the below provisions.

Bill

Statute (CGS )

Provision

2

29-321

Variations and exemptions pertaining to the use, storage, and transport of flammable or combustible liquids

2

29-325 to 29-328

Regulation of dry cleaning establishments

2

29-333 to 29-335

Variations and exemptions, appeals, and penalties pertaining to storage, transportation, and use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG)

2

29-336

Definition of hazardous chemicals

2

29-338

Variations and exemptions pertaining to transporting hazardous chemicals

2

29-340

Appeals of decisions pertaining to hazardous chemical violations

2

29-341

Promulgation of regulations governing hazardous chemicals; penalty for operating a cargo tank vehicle used to transport hazardous chemicals in violation of law

2

29-368 to 29-370

Variations, exemptions, and appeals pertaining to regulation of rockets

4

29-317

Variations and exemptions for installation of oil burners and equipment from pertinent laws and regulations

4

29-320

Adoption of regulations on flammable or combustible liquids

4

29-329

Adoption of regulations governing installation and operation of gas equipment and gas piping

4

29-331

Adoption of regulations concerning LPG and LNG

4

29-337

Adoption of regulations concerning hazardous chemicals

4

29-367

Adoption of regulations pertaining to rockets

4

29-343

Definition of explosives

4

14-140

Transporting flammable and combustible liquids, cargo tank vehicles; explosives and blasting agents; transporting explosives

4

51-344a

Technical and conforming changes

COMMITTEE ACTION

Public Safety and Security Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

22

Nay

1

(03/13/2012)