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Environment, Energy and Land Use Legislative Update

February 19, 2010

Table 1, contains select bills before the General Assembly that may be of interest generally on environmental, energy, and land use matters. It is not an exhaustive list of bills, but rather a select list intended to provide a useful way to track and review bills at a glance and to access additional information.

You can use the table below to get more information about a bill by selecting the "Bill Status" link (or the "File Copy" link once file copies become available) for any bill. The links will connect to up-to-date information on each bill of interest. See Attachment "A" (attached) for an explanation of how to find bill information on the Bill Status page and in the File Copy.

Table 1:  Environment, Energy, and Land Use Related Bills

Committee of Origin

Bill No.


Title

Bill Status Report

Public Hearing Date (if any)

ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

Environment

114

AA AUTHORIZING SUNDAY BOW HUNTING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY

Bill Status

Environment

118

AAC CONNECTICUT QUALIFIED BIODIESEL PRODUCER GRANTS

Bill Status

Environment

119

AAC REMEDIATION PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

120

AA AUTHORIZING REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S GUIDANCE STATEMENTS AND POLICIES BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S REGULATION REVIEW COMMITTEE

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

121

AAC THE EXTENSION OF GENERAL PERMITS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

123

AAC PRESERVING NATURAL VEGETATION NEAR WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES

Bill Status

Environment

124

AAC LONG ISLAND SOUND AND COASTAL PERMITTING

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

127

AAC RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

5117

AAC CONSERVATION AND PRESERVATION RESTRICTIONS HELD BY THE STATE

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

5119

AAC MINOR REVISIONS TO THE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK PETROLEUM CLEAN-UP ACCOUNT AND GROUNDWATER POLLUTION ABATEMENT STATUTES

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

5120

AAC PRIVATE AND MUNICIPAL RECYCLING, ZONING ORDINANCES AND SOLID WASTE COLLECTION CONTRACTS.

Bill Status

Environment

5121

AAC REVISIONS TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY STATUTE

Bill Status

Environment

5125

AAC THE IDENTIFICATION OF SOURCES OF POLLUTION OUTSIDE OF THE STATE THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE POLLUTION OF THE STATE'S AIR, WATER AND LAND

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

Environment

5127

AAC THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROPOSALS OF THE OZONE TRANSPORT COMMISSION

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/22

 

ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

Energy and Technology

24

AAC SALES TAX EXEMPTION FOR RENEWABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/23

Energy and Technology

181

AA REDEFINING CLASS I RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/23

Energy and Technology

182

AAC REVISIONS TO THE UTILITY STATUTES

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/23

Energy and Technology

203

AA PERMITTING CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS TO BENEFIT FROM CLEAN ENERGY FUND PROGRAMS

Bill Status

Energy and Technology

5215

AAC MODIFICATIONS TO THE PURCHASED GAS, ENERGY AND TRANSMISSION RATE ADJUSTMENT CLAUSES

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/23

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Planning and Development

144

AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCED REGIONALISM

Bill Status

Planning and Development

199

AAC THE STATE PLAN OF CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status

Planning and Development

205

AAC ENHANCEMENTS TO THE INLAND WETLANDS AND WATERCOURSES ACT

Bill Status

Planning and Development

5031

AA REDUCING COSTS TO MUNICIPALITIES

Bill Status

Planning and Development

5208

AAC EXPEDITED PERMITTING FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Bill Status

Planning and Development

5240

AAC AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS IN ENVIRONMENTALLY REGULATED AREAS

Bill Status

 

Planning and Development

5268

AAC TAX ASSESSMENTS FOR SPECIAL TAXING DISTRICTS

Bill Status

OTHER COMMITTEES

Commerce

37

AAC THE AUTHORIZATION OF BONDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT LOANS

Bill Status

Commerce

174

AAC THE STANDARDS OF WATER QUALITY

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/25

Commerce

178

AAC ECONOMIC INDICATORS IN ENERGY DECISIONS

Bill Status

Public Hearing 02/25

Education

5192

AAC REIMBURSEMENT FOR UPDATING HVAC SYSTEMS IN SCHOOLS

Bill Status

If you are considering testifying on a bill, it is especially important to check the bill status for the bill you are tracking or the Committee agendas on a regular basis to find the public hearing date. Table 2 contains links to agendas for upcoming committee meetings and public hearings as well as minutes from prior meetings and public hearings. The Environment Committee will hold its next public hearing on February 22, 2010 and the Energy and Technology will hold its next public hearing on February 23, 2010. Agendas for both Committees are available by selecting the Committee's "Public Hearing Agendas" link below.

To view the upcoming and past public hearing agendas, meeting agendas, or minutes, select the appropriate link in Table 2 below.

Table 2:  Committee Agendas and Minutes


Committee

 

Public Hearing Agendas


Meeting Agendas


Meeting Minutes

Energy and Technology

Public Hearing Agendas

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Environment

Public Hearing Agendas

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Planning and Development

Public Hearing Agendas

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Transportation

Public Hearing Agendas

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

If you have any questions regarding this newsletter or would like more detailed information, please contact Matt Ranelli at (860) 251-5748 or by e-mail at mranelli@goodwin.com. You can also contact any member of the Environment, Energy and Land Use Group by calling (860) 251-5000 or by visiting Shipman & Goodwin's website at http://www.shipmangoodwin.com

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