§ 22a-257 Short title: Connecticut Solid Waste Management Services Act
§ 22a-258 Legislative finding
§ 22a-259 Declaration of state policy
§ 22a-260 Definitions
§ 22a-260a Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority. Successor to Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority
§ 22a-261 Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority. Directors. President
§ 22a-262 Purposes of authority
§ 22a-263 Meetings. Records. Reports. Audits
§ 22a-263a Information to be made available to public through the Internet
§ 22a-263b Copies of independent audits to be submitted to General Assembly
§ 22a-264 Activities and operations
§ 22a-265 Powers, generally
§ 22a-265a Expenditures for outside consultants
§ 22a-266 Particular powers; contract authorizations
§ 22a-267 Powers, fiscal
§ 22a-268 Powers to contract with private sector
§ 22a-268a Written procedures
§ 22a-268b Performance incentive plan for officers and employees of the authority
§ 22a-268g Redevelopment of Connecticut Solid Waste System Project. Request for proposals. Feasiblity study. Report. Factors
§ 22a-269 Bonds of the authority
§ 22a-270 Tax exemption of authority, lessees and operators. Assessment and taxation of certain leased authority property
§ 22a-270a Lessee under Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority project not liable for taxes on property leased from authority if payments in lieu of taxes are made per agreement
§ 22a-271 Bonds, legal investments
§ 22a-272 Mandatory sinking fund for authority bonds; special capital reserve funds; General Fund appropriations. Purchase of financial guarantees
§ 22a-272a Limit on use of bond proceeds for funding intermediate processing facilities
§ 22a-273 Moneys of the authority
§ 22a-274 Pledge to holders of bonds and notes of the authority
§ 22a-275 Municipal and regional authorities
§ 22a-276 Condemnation by authority
§ 22a-277 Delegation of powers of authority
§ 22a-278 Bonding of personnel
§ 22a-279 Connecticut Solid Waste Management Advisory Council
§ 22a-280 Liberal construction of chapter
§ 22a-281 Pilot project required
§ 22a-282 Solid waste disposal area. Payments to municipalities
§ 22a-283 Disposal of waste from municipal or private waste-to-energy plant
§ 22a-284 Agreement for administration of waste management project

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 446e

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Authority: means the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority created and established pursuant to this chapter or any board, body, commission, department, officer, agency or other successor thereto. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Bonds: means bonds of the authority issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and the authorizing resolutions of said authority. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • commissioner: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his or her designated agent. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Costs: means the cost or fair market value, as determined by the authority, of construction, lands, property rights, utility extensions, disposal facilities, access roads, easements, franchises, financing charges, interest, engineering and legal services, plans, specifications, surveys, cost estimates, studies, transportation and other expenses necessary or incidental to the design, development, construction, financing, management and operation and maintenance of a waste management project, and such other costs or expenses of the authority, including administrative and operating costs, research and development, and operating capital, including fees, charges, loans, insurances, and the expense of purchasing real and personal property, including waste management projects. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Municipal authority: means the local governing body having legal jurisdiction over solid waste management within its corporate limits which shall be, in the case of any municipality which adopts a charter provision or ordinance pursuant to section 7-273aa, the municipal resource recovery authority. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Municipality: means any town, city or borough within the state. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Notes: means notes of the authority issued pursuant to this chapter and the resolutions of the authority, either in anticipation of and pending the issuance of bonds by the authority or otherwise. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, limited liability company or corporation, public or private, organized or existing under the laws of the state or any other state, including federal corporations, but excluding municipalities, special districts having taxing powers or other political subdivisions of the state. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, syndicate, company, trust, corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, municipality, agency or political or administrative subdivision of the state, or other legal entity of any kind. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recycling: means the processing of solid waste to reclaim material therefrom. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Region: means two or more municipalities which have joined together by creating a district or signing an interlocal agreement or signing a mutual contract for a definite period of time concerning solid waste management within such municipalities. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Regional authority: means the administrative body delegated the responsibility for solid waste management in a region. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Resources recovery: means the processing of solid wastes to reclaim energy therefrom. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Resources recovery facility: means a facility utilizing processes aimed at reclaiming the material or energy values from solid wastes. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Revenues: means moneys or income received by the authority in whatever form, including but not limited to fees, charges, lease payments, interest payments on investments, payments due and owing on account of any instrument, contract or agreement between the authority and any municipality, region, state agency or person, gifts, grants, bestowals or any other moneys or payments to which the authority is entitled under the provisions of this chapter or any other law, or of any agreement, contract or indenture of the authority. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • savings banks: shall include savings banks, societies for savings and savings societies. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Solid waste: means unwanted or discarded solid, liquid, semisolid or contained gaseous material, including but not limited to, demolition debris, material burned or otherwise processed at a resources recovery facility or incinerator, material processed at a recycling facility and sludges or other residue from a water pollution abatement facility, water supply treatment plant or air pollution control facility. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Solid waste disposal area: means any location, including a landfill or other land disposal site, used for the disposal of more than ten cubic yards of solid waste. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Solid waste facility: means any solid waste disposal area, volume reduction plant, transfer station, wood burning facility, or biomedical waste treatment facility. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Solid waste management system: means that portion of the overall state-wide solid waste management plan specifically designed to deal with the provision of waste management services and to effect resources recovery and recycling by means of a network of waste management projects and resources recovery facilities developed, established and operated by the authority by contract or otherwise, but not embracing or including any regulatory or enforcement activities of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in accordance with applicable provisions of the general statutes and as may be referred to in the state-wide solid waste management plan as developed and promulgated by the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • State-wide solid waste management plan: means the administrative and financial plan developed by the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection for solid waste disposal and resources recovery, pursuant to section 22a-228. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Volume reduction plant: means any location or structure, whether located on land or water, where more than two thousand pounds per hour of solid waste generated elsewhere may be reduced in volume, including but not limited to, resources recovery facilities and other incinerators, recycling facilities, pulverizers, compactors, shredders, balers and composting facilities. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Waste management project: means any solid waste disposal and resources recovery area, plant, works, system, facility or component of a facility, equipment, machinery or other element of a facility which the authority is authorized to plan, design, finance, construct, manage, operate or maintain under the provisions of this chapter, including real estate and improvements thereto and the extension or provision of utilities and other appurtenant facilities deemed necessary by the authority for the operation of a project or portion of a project, including all property rights, easements and interests required. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260
  • Waste management services: means actions taken to effectuate the receipt, storage, transportation and processing for resources recovery, recycling, reuse of recovered materials, or disposal of solid wastes, including the sale of products, materials or energy on behalf of the state, a region, a municipality or a person by the authority or by any person or persons acting under contract with the authority, pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-260