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Senate Bill No. 196

PUBLIC ACT NO. 96-14

AN ACT CONCERNING APPEALS OF DECISIONS RENDERED BY FIRE MARSHALS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 29-309 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

The Codes and Standards Committee shall establish a procedure whereby any person determined to have the right to appeal may appeal a decision of the local fire marshal or State Fire Marshal relating to the enforcement of statutes concerning fire prevention and safety or the State Fire Safety Code NOT MORE THAN THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE RECEIPT BY THE PERSON AGGRIEVED BY SUCH DECISION. Such procedure shall include the committee and shall be established in accordance with chapter 54. Any person aggrieved by a decision made in accordance with such procedure may appeal therefrom to the superior court for the judicial district wherein the premises concerned are located.

Approved April 29, 1996. Effective October 1, 1996.

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