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New Office of Legislative Research Reports

by Zigadto, Janet


The Office of Legislative Research has issued the following new reports:

Releasing Lighter-Than-Air Balloons - 2016-R-0176 - summarizes "(1) the Connecticut law that restricts how many balloons may be released into the air and (2) its legislative history."

Questions Concerning the Disposition of Neglected Burial Grounds - 2016-R-0278 - "Are municipalities responsible for a neglected burial ground consisting of private plots? Can a municipality transfer an abandoned burial ground to an individual or business for development? Can one adversely possess an abandoned burial ground?"

Building Demolition and Related Property Taxes - 2016-R-0285 - summarizes "the state laws on (1) building demolition and (2) property taxes for demolished buildings."

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program - 2016-R-0208 - "This report explains the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIP), as updated by the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015. This report updates OLR Report 2004-R-0072."

OB-GYN Services at Federally Qualified Health Centers - 2016-R-0264 - "Can federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) provide obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) services?"

Private Residential Wells - 2016-R-0263 - "Who is responsible for maintaining private residential wells in Connecticut? Do state laws establish minimum output levels and water quality requirements for private residential wells? Does the state require existing wells to be tested as a condition of selling a home?"