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Substitute Senate Bill No. 602

Public Act No. 04-156

AN ACT CONCERNING WATER COMPANY PROPERTY ACQUIRED BY A MUNICIPALITY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SCHOOL.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 277 or section 12-217dd of the general statutes, any land acquired from a water company, as defined in section 16-1 of the general statutes, by a municipal corporation for the purposes of construction of a school and related facilities in a town with a population between 11,600 and 11,900, as enumerated by the 2000 federal decennial census, shall be treated as open space for purposes of establishing the right to acquire, ratemaking and taxes.

Approved June 1, 2004