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Senate Bill No. 464

Public Act No. 02-42

AN ACT CONCERNING ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW HAVEN PORT AUTHORITY.

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

Section 1. Section 7-329b of the general statutes, as amended by section 7 of public act 01-143, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

As used in sections 7-329a to 7-329u, inclusive:

(1) "District" means a port district established pursuant to section 7-329a, or if any such district is terminated, the entity accorded the powers and duties of sections 7-329a to 7-329u, inclusive;

(2) "Project" means the acquisition, purchase, construction, reconstruction, improvement or extension of a port facility;

(3) "Port authority" means the Bridgeport Port Authority, [and] the New London Port Authority and the New Haven Port Authority created pursuant to sections 7-329a to 7-329u, inclusive, or if [either] any such port authority is terminated, then the successor entity of such port authority accorded the powers and duties of said sections 7-329a to 7-329u, inclusive; and

(4) "Port facilities" means (A) wharves, docks, piers, vessels, air or bus terminals, railroad tracks or terminals, cold storage and refrigerating plants, warehouses, elevators, freight-handling machinery and such equipment as is used in the handling of freight, passengers and vessels, vehicles, and the establishment and operation of a port and any other works, vessels, vehicles, rolling stock, properties, buildings, structures or other facilities necessary or desirable for commerce and industry or waterfront development within a district or in connection with the development and operation of port facilities, or (B) manufacturing and industrial facilities, recreational and entertainment facilities, residential facilities or other commercial facilities necessary for commerce and industry or waterfront development within a district, and (C) located within or benefiting the district.

Approved May 6, 2002