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House Bill No. 5699

PUBLIC ACT NO. 96-129

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITION OF RENTAL COMPANY FOR PURPOSES OF THE SURCHARGE ON AUTOMOBILE RENTALS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 1 of public act 95-294 is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) For purposes of this section: (1) "Motor vehicle" means a private passenger vehicle designed to transport fifteen or fewer passengers, which is rented without a driver and is part of a motor vehicle fleet of five or more passenger vehicles owned by the same person or rental company used for rentals. (2) "Rental company" means any business entity engaged in the business of renting motor vehicles in this state, BUT DOES NOT MEAN A MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR SHOP AS DEFINED IN SECTION 14-65e OF THE GENERAL STATUTES.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 1996, and shall be applicable to rentals made on or after said date.

Approved May 24, 1996. Effective July 1, 1996, and applicable as provided in section 2.

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