Legislative Updates/ New Laws Archive

Raised Bill No. 67

Posted February 11, 2014 By Rebecca Chapman

AN ACT CONCERNING THE INCLUSION OF JUICES, TEAS AND SPORTS DRINKS UNDER CONNECTICUT’S BOTTLE BILL. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. Section 22a-243 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014): For purposes of sections […]

Governor’s Bill No. 27

Posted February 11, 2014 By Rebecca Chapman

AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT’S RECYCLING AND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGY. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) There is established the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority. The Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority shall constitute a successor authority to the Connecticut Resources Recovery […]

This recent law creates a new, economically and environmentally sustainable program for the recycling of paints and stains. The costs for recycling or disposing of paint, were largely paid by the public sector, are now managed through Paintcare, a non-profit entity created by the American Coatings Association representing the paint and coatings industry. Only architectural […]