OLR Bill Analysis

SB 282

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CONNECTICUT ANTIQUES TRAIL.

SUMMARY:

This bill requires the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), within available appropriations, to establish a program identifying and marketing Connecticut sites where antiques are sold (i.e., Connecticut antique trail). DECD must identify major antique dealers, the communities with a high concentration of such dealers, and auction houses with annual sales over $1 million. DECD must also develop a program to promote the trail that includes signs and notices identifying the sites listed above where antiques are sold and an internet website providing information about the trail.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Commerce Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

19

Nay

0

(03/26/2013)