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Amendment

 

February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4504

   
 

*SB0010404504SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MINER, 30th Dist.

SEN. KENNEDY, 12th Dist.

REP. DEMICCO, 21st Dist.

REP. HARDING, 107th Dist.

REP. GRESKO, 121st Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 104

File No. 5

Cal. No. 38

"AN ACT PROHIBITING THE USE OF RESIDENTIAL AUTOMATIC PESTICIDE MISTING SYSTEMS."

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

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2018) (a) On and after January 1, 2019, no person shall install or utilize any residential automatic pesticide misting system in this state. For purposes of this section, "residential automatic pesticide misting system" means any device that is designed to be installed on, near or around the exterior of any residential dwelling or the grounds of such residential dwelling and to automatically spray any pesticide solution at timed intervals.

(b) 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 subsection (a) of this section. Such regulations may include, but shall not be limited to, the establishment of a fine for the violation of subsection (a) of this section."

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

New section