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Senate Bill No. 803

May, 2004 Special Session, Special Act No. 04-2

AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER PURPOSES.

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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2004) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 260,527,339.

Sec. 2. (Effective July 1, 2004) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of acquiring, by purchase or condemnation, undertaking, constructing, reconstructing, improving or equipping, or purchasing land or buildings or improving sites for the projects hereinafter described, including payment of architectural, engineering, demolition or related costs in connection therewith, or of payment of the cost of long-range capital programming and space utilization studies as hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Office of Policy and Management: Development of a criminal justice information system, including an offender-based tracking system, an automated fingerprint identification system and the COLLECT system, not exceeding $ 11,300,000.

(b) For the Department of Veterans' Affairs:

(1) Renovations and improvements to existing facilities, not exceeding $ 4,200,000;

(2) Construction of a new veterans' health care facility, not exceeding $ 10,830,000;

(3) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with current codes, not exceeding $ 201,500.

(c) For the Department of Information Technology: Development and implementation of the Connecticut Education Network, not exceeding $ 10,000,000.

(d) For the Department of Public Works:

(1) Removal or encapsulation of asbestos in state-owned buildings, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Infrastructure repairs and improvements, including fire, safety and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, improvements to state-owned buildings and grounds, including energy conservation and off-site improvements, and preservation of unoccupied buildings and grounds, including office development, acquisition and renovations for additional parking, not exceeding $ 4,000,000;

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4b-1 of the general statutes, capital construction, improvements, repairs and renovations at Fire Training Schools, not exceeding $ 10,000,000.

(e) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements including equipment for urban search and rescue, not exceeding $ 2,400,000;

(2) Addition to the forensic laboratory in Meriden, not exceeding $ 7,850,000.

(f) For the Department of Environmental Protection: Dam repairs, including state-owned dams, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Public Health: Development of a new Public Health Laboratory including acquisition and related costs, not exceeding $ 45,000,000.

(h) For the Department of Education: For the American School for the Deaf:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new construction and fire alarms, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(2) Purchase of amplification systems, not exceeding $ 896,607.

(i) For The University of Connecticut: Alterations, renovations and improvements to The University of Connecticut Law Library Building in Hartford, not exceeding $ 8,000,000.

(j) For the Community-Technical College System:

(1) All Community-Technical Colleges:

(A) New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding $ 9,000,000;

(B) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance, not exceeding $ 6,500,000;

(C) System Technology Initiative, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) At Norwalk Community-Technical College: Master plan development, not exceeding $ 15,032,314;

(3) At Tunxis Community-Technical College: Master plan facilities development, not exceeding $ 34,821,240;

(4) At Three Rivers Community Technical College: Acquisition of land, renovations to existing buildings and additional facilities for a consolidated campus in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $ 14,076,678;

(5) At Capital Community Technical College: Campus expansion, not exceeding $ 6,000,000.

(k) For the Connecticut State University System:

(1) At All Universities:

(A) New and replacement instruction, research, laboratory and physical plant and administrative equipment, not exceeding $ 10,000,000;

(B) Alterations, repairs and improvements-Auxiliary Services buildings, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(C) System telecom infrastructure upgrades, improvements and expansions, not exceeding $ 1,921,000;

(D) Land and property acquisitions, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(2) At Central Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 743,000;

(B) Davidson/Marcus White fire code improvements, not exceeding $ 417,000;

(C) Renovations at the Institute of Technology and Business Development, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(D) Athletic/conference center feasibility study, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(3) At Western Connecticut State University: Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 980,000;

(4) At Southern Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 2,415,000;

(B) Planning for a new Academic Building and parking garage, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(5) At Eastern Connecticut State University: Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 1,343,000.

(l) For the Department of Children and Families: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(m) For the Judicial Department: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at state-owned and maintained facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act code compliance and other code improvements and energy conservation measures, not exceeding $ 17,200,000.

(n) For the Comptroller: Development and implementation of a core financial systems project, not exceeding $ 1,800,000.

(o) For the Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film: Renovations and restoration at state-owned historic museums, not exceeding $ 3,000,000.

(p) For the Military Department: For a town's portion of a project in conjunction with the department, not exceeding $ 500,000.

Sec. 3. (Effective July 1, 2004) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, as amended, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 4. (Effective July 1, 2004) None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 5. (Effective July 1, 2004) For the purposes of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 1 to 7, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 4 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 4, shall include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys, then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available, or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project, may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and shall be used for such project. Any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project shall, upon receipt, be used by the State Treasurer, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, or to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 1 to 7, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 1 of this act, shall each be reduced by the amount of the principal so met or retired. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet principal as hereinabove directed, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the moneys so invested.

Sec. 6. (Effective July 1, 2004) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 2 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 2 if the State Bond Commission shall so determine and direct. Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds in excess of the costs of all the projects described in said section 2 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 7. (Effective July 1, 2004) Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for the punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 8. (Effective July 1, 2004) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 20,500,000.

Sec. 9. (Effective July 1, 2004) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used by the Department of Economic and Community Development for the purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) Housing development and rehabilitation, including moderate cost housing, moderate rental, congregate and elderly housing, urban homesteading, community housing development corporations, housing purchase and rehabilitation, housing for the homeless, housing for low income persons, limited equity cooperatives and mutual housing projects, abatement of hazardous material, including asbestos and lead-based paint in residential structures and the Lead Action for Medicaid Primary Prevention Project, emergency repair assistance for senior citizens, housing land bank and land trust, housing and community development, predevelopment grants and loans, reimbursement for state and federal surplus property, private rental investment mortgage and equity program, housing infrastructure, demolition, renovation or redevelopment of vacant buildings or related infrastructure, septic system repair loan program, acquisition and related rehabilitation, including loan guarantees for private developers of rental housing for the elderly, projects under the program established in section 21 of public act 01-7 of the June special session, and participation in federal programs, including administrative expenses associated with those programs eligible under the general statutes, not exceeding $ 15,000,000.

(b) Development of a congregate housing facility in Waterbury, not exceeding $ 2,500,000.

(c) Development of supportive housing for families with medically complex children, not exceeding $ 3,000,000.

Sec. 10. (Effective July 1, 2004) None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion may require.

Sec. 11. (Effective July 1, 2004) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, as amended, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds. Such bonds issued pursuant to section 8 of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of such bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for the punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 12. (Effective July 1, 2004) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 41,600,000.

Sec. 13. (Effective July 1, 2004) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid and other financing for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film:

(1) Grants-in-aid for the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund for Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations to be matched with private contributions, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for restoration and preservation of historic structures and landmarks, not exceeding $ 600,000, provided not more than $ 50,000 shall be made available to the Hebron Historical Society for restoration of Old Hebron Town Hall.

(b) For the Department of Public Health: Purchase and installation of a modular-based portable hospital, or for a grant-in-aid to a hospital in this state, for isolation and treatment of patients in the event of a smallpox event and for grants-in-aid to hospitals state-wide to finance physical plant modifications and renovations to isolate patients in the case of a smallpox event, not to exceed fifty per cent of total costs, not exceeding $ 10,000,000.

(c) For the Department of Agriculture: Farm Reinvestment Program, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(d) For the Department of Social Services:

(1) Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child day care projects, elderly centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence, emergency shelters and related facilities for the homeless, multi-purpose human resource centers and food distribution centers, not exceeding $ 5,500,000, provided (A) not more than $ 1,000,000 shall be used for renovations and improvements to the B. P. Learned Early Childhood Center in New London, (B) not more than $ 2,500,000 shall be made available to Area Congregations Together, Inc. , to acquire land, construct buildings and acquire equipment for the Spooner House homeless shelter in Shelton, and (C) not more than $ 1,000,000 shall be made available to the town of Woodbury for a senior center;

(2) Financial assistance to nonprofit corporations to provide housing and related facilities for persons with AIDS, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(e) For the Department of Children and Families:

(1) Grants-in-aid for construction, alterations, repairs and improvements to residential facilities, group homes, shelters and permanent family residences, not exceeding $ 1,500,000, provided not more than $ 400,000 shall be made available to the Children's Home in Cromwell;

(2) Grants-in-aid to private nonprofit mental health clinics for children for fire, safety and environmental improvements, including expansion, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(f) For Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated: Expansion and improvement of all production facilities and transmission systems, including all equipment and related technical upgrades necessary to convert to digital television broadcasting, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Environmental Protection: Grants-in-aid to municipalities for open space land acquisition and development for conservation or recreation purposes, not exceeding $ 1,500,000.

(h) For the Department of Economic and Community Development:

(1) Grants-in-aid to municipalities and nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for cultural and entertainment-related economic development projects, including museums, not exceeding $ 8,500,000, provided not more than $ 3,000,000 shall be made available for a parking facility for the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, not more than $ 2,000,000 shall be made available for renovation of the Palace Theater in Stamford and not more than $ 1,000,000 shall be made available for renovation of the Lyman Allen Museum in New London;

(2) Grant-in-aid to Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance for a community sports complex in Hartford, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(i) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for community-based residential and outpatient facilities for purchases, repairs, alterations and improvements, not exceeding $ 5,000,000, provided not more than $ 1,300,000 shall be made available for the renovations to the Alliance Treatment Center in New Britain.

(j) For the State Library: Grants-in-aid to public libraries for construction, renovations, expansions, energy conservation and handicapped accessibility, not exceeding $ 3,500,000.

Sec. 14. (Effective July 1, 2004) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, as amended, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 15. (Effective July 1, 2004) None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 16. (Effective July 1, 2004) For the purposes of sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 15 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 15, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available under said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys, then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and be used for such project, any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project upon receipt shall, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, be used by the State Treasurer to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, or to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever the principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 12 of this act shall each be reduced by the amount of the principal so met or retired. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet the principal as directed in this section, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the moneys so invested.

Sec. 17. (Effective July 1, 2004) Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 18. (Effective July 1, 2004) In accordance with section 13 of this act, the state, through the Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Mental Retardation, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Children and Families may provide grants-in-aid and other financings to or for the agencies for the purposes and projects as described in said section 13. All financing shall be made in accordance with the terms of a contract at such time or times as shall be determined within authorization of funds by the State Bond Commission.

Sec. 19. (Effective July 1, 2004) In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsection (a) of section 13 of this act which is made to any entity which is not a political subdivision of the state, the contract entered into pursuant to section 18 of this act shall provide that if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made ceases, within ten years of the date of such grant, to be used as a facility for which such grant was made, an amount equal to the amount of such grant, minus ten per cent per year for each full year which has elapsed since the date of such grant, shall be repaid to the state and that a lien shall be placed on such land in favor of the state to ensure that such amount will be repaid in the event of such change in use provided if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made are owned by the state, a municipality or a housing authority no lien need be placed.

Sec. 20. Section 1 of special act 86-54, as amended by section 5 of special act 87-13, section 246 of special act 87-77, section 113 of special act 89-52, section 146 of special act 90-34, section 86 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, section 70 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 69 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 44 of public act 94-2 of the May special session and section 39 of public act 99-242, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 86-54, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding one hundred nineteen million [eight hundred fifty-nine] nine hundred sixty-three thousand [nine] four hundred twenty-six dollars.

Sec. 21. Subdivision (6) of subsection (b) of section 2 of special act 86-54, as amended by section 71 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Planning for electric cost containment projects, not exceeding [forty-six] one hundred fifty thousand [five hundred] dollars.

Sec. 22. Section 1 of special act 90-34 of the June special session, as amended by section 182 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, section 138 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 123 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 82 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 49 of special act 95-20, section 99 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 10 of public act 00-167 and section 35 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 90-34, of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 534,336,591] $534,094,091.

Sec. 23. Subdivision (3) of subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 90-34, as amended by section 11 of public act 00-167, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Improvements and renovations to the New Haven Armory, including renovations in accordance with current codes, not exceeding [$ 650,000] $407,500.

Sec. 24. Section 12 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, as amended by section 184 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 113 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 62 of special act 95-20, section 124 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 33 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12 to 21, inclusive, of special act 91-7 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate not exceeding [$ 25,828,000] $2,417,000.

Sec. 25. Section 21 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 145 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 48 of public act 96-181, section 147 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 54 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 21 to 26, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 64,608,299] $64,456,675.

Sec. 26. Subdivision (6) of subsection (a) of section 22 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 49 of public act 96-181, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Grants-in-aid to municipalities for acquisition of land for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects, not exceeding [$ 12,400,000] $12,298,925.

Sec. 27. Subsection (e) of section 22 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 147 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Grants-in-aid to Community Health Centers and Primary Care Organizations for renovations, improvements and expansion of facilities, including acquisition of land and/or buildings and equipment, not exceeding [$ 1,500,000] $1,449,451.

Sec. 28. Section 29 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 151 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 78 of special act 95-20, section 53 of public act 96-181, section 152 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 53 of public act 99-242, section 58 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 37 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 29 to 35, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 266,489,701] $266,115,365.

Sec. 29. Subdivision (1) of subsection (e) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section [157] 156 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, and section 38 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Fire, safety and environmental improvements, including improvements in compliance with current codes, including intermediate care facility standards, site improvements, handicapped access improvements, utilities, repair or replacement of roofs, air conditioning, and other interior and exterior building renovations and additions at all state-owned facilities, not exceeding [$ 601,173] $1,184,057.

Sec. 30. Subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 158 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Air conditioning of various patient-occupied and patient-related areas at various facilities, not exceeding [$ 4,425,000] $3,467,780.

Sec. 31. Section 49 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 165 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 83 of special act 95-20, section 62 of public act 96-181, section 173 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 38 of special act 98-9, section 19 of public act 00-167 and section 60 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 49 to 54, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 53,670,064] $53,112,793.

Sec. 32. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 50 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is repealed.

Sec. 33. Subsection (d) of section 50 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 166 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Grants-in-aid to Community Health Centers and Primary Care Organizations for the purchase of equipment, renovations, improvements, and expansion of facilities, including acquisition of land and/or buildings, not exceeding [$ 7,000,000] $6,942,729.

Sec. 34. Section 1 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 70 of public act 96-181, section 182 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 43 of special act 98-9, section 59 of public act 99-242, section 23 of public act 00-167, section 64 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 39 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 95-20, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 191,833,281] $190,251,527.

Sec. 35. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (3) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 184 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is repealed.

Sec. 36. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (6) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is repealed.

Sec. 37. Subdivision (9) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Development of a firearms training complex, not exceeding [$ 950,000] $175,000.

Sec. 38. Subdivision (3) of subsection (i) of section 2 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 24 of public act 00-167, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Renovations and improvements for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act at all regional facilities and at Southbury Training School, not exceeding [$ 100,000] $90,246.

Sec. 39. Subdivision (3) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Improvements to various mental health facilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, not exceeding [$ 1,187,000] $870,000.

Sec. 40. Section 12 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 78 of public act 96-181, section 195 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 66 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 41 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12 to 17, inclusive, of special act 95-20, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 44,788,720] $44,669,110.

Sec. 41. Subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 13 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Urban site remediation program, not exceeding [$ 5,000,000] $4,880,390.

Sec. 42. Section 21 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 86 of public act 96-181, section 198 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 46 of special act 98-9, section 63 of public act 99-242, section 25 of public act 00-167, section 68 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 43 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 21 to 27, inclusive, of special act 95-20, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 200,693,799] $197,576,300.

Sec. 43. Subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with current codes, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $478,500.

Sec. 44. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is repealed.

Sec. 45. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (4) of subsection (c) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is repealed.

Sec. 46. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (3) of subsection (d) of section 22 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 201 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is repealed.

Sec. 47. Subdivision (7) of subsection (d) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations and improvements to facilities in accordance with [American's] Americans with Disabilities Act requirements, not exceeding [$ 525,000] $225,000.

Sec. 48. Subdivision (3) of subsection (f) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Code compliance improvements at various locations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, not exceeding [$ 1,000,000] $347,000.

Sec. 49. Subdivision (2) of subsection (j) of section 22 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 205 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations, renovations, additions and improvements, including new construction in accordance with the departmental master campus plan, not exceeding [$ 9,206,000] $9,023,001.

Sec. 50. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (l) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is repealed.

Sec. 51. Subdivision (2) of subsection (r) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

[Planning for the development of Litchfield JD/GA court complex, including acquisition of land] Development in Torrington and renovation in Litchfield of courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, not exceeding $ 4,000,000 which shall be allocated as follows:

(A) For the planning and design renovation and improvements to the Litchfield courthouse, not exceeding $1,500,000; and

(B) For site selection, planning and acquisition for the new Torrington courthouse, not exceeding $2,500,000.

Sec. 52. Section 1 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 212 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 69 of public act 99-242, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of public act 96-181, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 28,750,048] $28,650,048.

Sec. 53. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (a) of section 2 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 213 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 70 of public act 99-242 is repealed.

Sec. 54. Section 1 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 55 of special act 98-9, section 72 of public act 99-242, section 32 of public act 00-167, section 74 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 45 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 189,372,694] $185,885,581.

Sec. 55. Subdivision (5) of subsection (g) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Americans with Disabilities Act improvements at state recreation areas, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $58,000.

Sec. 56. Subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Additions, alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities and mechanical systems, code compliance and energy conservation projects, not exceeding [$ 4,000,000] $3,455,337.

Sec. 57. Subdivision (2) of subsection (i) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations, renovations, additions and improvements, including new construction in accordance with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services master campus plan, not exceeding [$ 11,100,000] $9,343,322.

Sec. 58. Subdivision (2) of subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding [$ 1,100,000] $955,240.

Sec. 59. Subdivision (4) of subsection (p) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Purchase and installation of capital equipment, not exceeding [$ 5,000,000] $4,400,988.

Sec. 60. Section 12 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 63 of special act 98-9, section 79 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 48 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 44,027,497] $43,927,497.

Sec. 61. Subdivision (5) of subsection (c) of section 13 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Identification, investigation, containment, removal or mitigation of contaminated industrial sites in urban areas, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $400,000.

Sec. 62. Section 20 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 66 of special act 98-9, section 79 of public act 99-242, section 34 of public act 00-167, section 81 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 52 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 136,565,883] $130,684,643.

Sec. 63. Subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Improvements, alterations and renovations to buildings, including site improvements and exterior building repairs, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $438,000.

Sec. 64. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (5) of subsection (g) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is repealed.

Sec. 65. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (h) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is repealed.

Sec. 66. Subdivision (1) of subsection (j) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding [$ 1,100,000] $1,080,760.

Sec. 67. Subdivision (3) of subsection (j) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Code improvements, including fire, safety and handicapped code improvements, not exceeding [$ 4,000,000] $2,700,000.

Sec. 68. Section 31 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 30 to 36, inclusive, of [this act] special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 40,200,000] $39,436,000.

Sec. 69. Subdivision (5) of subsection (b) of section 32 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Grants-in-aid to municipalities for acquisition of land, for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects, not exceeding [$ 8,000,000] $7,786,000.

Sec. 70. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 32 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is repealed.

Sec. 71. Section 1 of special act 98-9, as amended by section 38 of public act 00-167, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 98-9, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 81,051,500] $80,051,500.

Sec. 72. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (b) of section 2 of special act 98-9 is repealed.

Sec. 73. Section 8 of special act 98-9 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 8 to 15, inclusive, of [this act] special act 98-9, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 30,620,000] $29,070,000.

Sec. 74. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (e) of section 9 of special act 98-9 is repealed.

Sec. 75. Section 1 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 42 of public act 00-167 and section 54 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of public act 99-242, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 307,720,348] $295,471,379.

Sec. 76. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is repealed.

Sec. 77. Subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations, renovations and new construction at state parks and other recreation facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, not exceeding [$ 10,000,000] $9,687,924.

Sec. 78. Subdivision (5) of subsection (f) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Various flood control improvements, flood repair, erosion damage repairs and municipal dam repairs, not exceeding [$ 2,500,000] $2,446,920.

Sec. 79. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (g) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is repealed.

Sec. 80. Subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Fire, safety and environmental improvements, including improvements in compliance with current codes, site improvements, repair and replacement of roofs and other exterior and interior building renovations, not exceeding [$ 7,000,000] $2,809,277.

Sec. 81. Subdivision (2) of subsection (o) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Purchase and installation of capital equipment, not exceeding [$ 5,000,000] $2,250,000.

Sec. 82. Subdivision (4) of subsection (o) of section 2 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

[Development of courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, in Litchfield] Development in Torrington and renovation in Litchfield of courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, not exceeding $ 39,500,000, provided not more than $5,000,000 shall be allocated to renovations and improvements to the Litchfield courthouse.

Sec. 83. Section 20 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 47 of public act 00-167 and section 61 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of public act 99-242, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 225,727,700] $218,727,700.

Sec. 84. Subdivision (1) of subsection (g) of section 21 of public act 99-242 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Fire, safety and environmental improvements, including improvements in compliance with current codes, site improvements, repair and replacement of roofs and other exterior and interior building renovations, not exceeding [$ 6,000,000] $3,000,000.

Sec. 85. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (i) of section 21 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 64 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is repealed.

Sec. 86. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (n) of section 21 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 67 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is repealed.

Sec. 87. Section 31 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 50 of public act 00-167, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of public act 99-242, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 152,071,000] $156,071,000 provided $ 132,071,000 of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2004, and $ 20,000,000 of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2001 and $4,000,000 of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2004.

Sec. 88. Subdivision (2) of subsection (d) of section 32 of public act 99-242, as amended by section 92 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Grant-in-aid to the city of East Hartford for road and infrastructure and improvements associated with the Rentschler Field project in East Hartford, not exceeding [$ 2,500,000] $6,500,000.

Sec. 89. Section 1 of public act 00-167, as amended by section 68 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of public act 00-167, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 75,038,360] $73,938,360.

Sec. 90. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (a) of section 2 of public act 00-167 is repealed.

Sec. 91. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 00-167, as amended by section 69 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations, renovations and improvements to Copernicus Hall and development of an energy center, including heating, ventilating and air conditioning system and code improvements, not exceeding $ 12,672,360.

Sec. 92. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subparagraph (F) of subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 00-167, as amended by section 70 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is repealed.

Sec. 93. Subsection (a) of section 3 of special act 01-1 of the November 15 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

(a) For the purposes described in subsection (b) of this section, the State Bond Commission shall have the power, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts not exceeding in the aggregate two million [five hundred thousand] dollars.

Sec. 94. Section 1 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 5 of special act 01-1 of the November 15 special session and section 74 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 01-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 486,168,191] $484,883,595.

Sec. 95. Subsection (c) of section 2 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including code compliance, not exceeding [$ 10,000,000] $9,215,404.

Sec. 96. Subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 78 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

[Relocation of the State Health Laboratory, including the purchase and installation of equipment] Development of a new Public Health Laboratory, including acquisition, not exceeding $ 5,000,000.

Sec. 97. Subparagraph (1) of subsection (h) of section 2 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new and replacement equipment, tools and supplies necessary to implement updated curricula, vehicles and technology upgrades at all Regional Vocational-Technical Schools, not exceeding $ 18,200,000. [, provided not more than $ 3,200,000 of said amount shall be used for the renovations and improvements to the A. I Prince/CTC building. ]

Sec. 98. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 2 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is repealed.

Sec. 99. Subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

For the Department of Correction: Renovations and Improvements to existing state-owned buildings for inmate housing, programming and staff training space and additional inmate capacity, including support facilities, off-site improvements, technology improvements, and/or for the acquisition of land and other costs associated with the development of a community justice center, not exceeding $ 50,000,000.

Sec. 100. Section 8 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 87 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 8 to 15, inclusive, of special act 01-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 132,150,000] $134,650,000.

Sec. 101. Subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 9 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

(1) Grants-in-aid or loans to municipalities for acquisition of land, for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains, and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects, not exceeding [$ 19,000,000] $22,000,000, provided (A) not more than $ 5,000,000 of said amount shall be used to abate pollution from combined sewer and stormwater runoff overflows to the Connecticut River, (B) not more than $ 2,000,000 of said amount shall be used for environmental remediation at a school in Southington, including any expenses incurred after July 1, 2000, (C) not more than $ 1,500,000 of said amount shall be used for environmental remediation at a school in Hamden, including any expenses incurred after July 1, 2000, [and] (D) not more than $ 500,000 of said amount shall be used to provide potable water for a school in Vernon, (E) not more than $1,700,000 of said amount shall be used for pollution remediation for the location of temporary classrooms at Veteran's Field in New London, (F) not more than $500,000 of said amount shall be used for cleanup and preservation of an estuary located in Cove Island, (G) not more than $137,000 of said amount shall be made available to the town of Montville for the connection of a water line to Mohegan Elementary School, and (H) not more than $750,000 of said amount shall be made available to the town of Plainville for asbestos removal in a school auditorium.

Sec. 102. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (l) of section 9 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is repealed.

Sec. 103. Section 16 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 91 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 16 to 22, inclusive, of special act 01-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 160,145,100] $159,545,100.

Sec. 104. Subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 17 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 93 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Recreation and natural heritage trust program for recreation, open space, resource protection and resource management, not exceeding [$ 23,000,000] $22,500,000, provided up to $ 4,000,000 may be used for aerial photography/pictometry for land use and strategic asset planning.

Sec. 105. Subdivision (2) of subsection (c) of section 17 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Renovations and improvements for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act at all regional facilities and at Southbury Training School, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $400,000.

Sec. 106. Section 24 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used by the Department of Economic and Community Development for the purposes hereinafter stated: Housing development and rehabilitation, including moderate cost housing, moderate rental, congregate and elderly housing, urban homesteading, community housing development corporations, housing purchase and rehabilitation, housing for the homeless, housing for low income persons, limited equity cooperatives and mutual housing projects, abatement of hazardous material including asbestos and lead-based paint in residential structures, emergency repair assistance for senior citizens, housing land bank and land trust, housing and community development, predevelopment grants and loans, reimbursement for state and federal surplus property, private rental investment mortgage and equity program, housing infrastructure, demolition, renovation or redevelopment of vacant buildings or related infrastructure, septic system repair loan program, acquisition and related rehabilitation including loan guarantees for private developers of rental housing for the elderly, projects under the program established in section 8-37pp of the general statutes, and participation in federal programs, and for up to $ 5,000,000 for grants-in-aid to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority for an urban home ownership program, including administrative expenses associated with those programs eligible under the general statutes, not exceeding $ 10,000,000.

Sec. 107. Subsection (b) of section 10 of special act 01-1 of the November 15 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

(b) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent of the amount stated in subsection (a) of this section, shall be used by the Department of Transportation for the purposes enumerated in section 16 of public act 01-5 of the June special session, provided $1,320,000 shall be used for the purchase of capital equipment for expansion of the CHAMP program and $1,250,000 shall be used for development and planning of facility improvements on the New Haven Line branches to New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury.

Sec. 108. Section 16 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 16 to 22, inclusive, of [this act] special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 215,991,138] $156,563,138.

Sec. 109. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (a) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 110. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (c) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 111. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 112. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 113. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 114. Subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

Development of Criminal/Juvenile courthouse in New Haven, not exceeding [$ 19,500,000] $15,000,000 and necessary repairs to existing Judicial Branch facilities in New Haven, not exceeding $4,500,000.

Sec. 115. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (3) of subsection (h) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 116. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subsection (i) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 117. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (j) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 118. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (j) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 119. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (1) of subsection (k) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 120. (Effective July 1, 2004) Subdivision (2) of subsection (k) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed.

Sec. 121. Section 23 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 23 to 30, inclusive, of [this act] special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$ 13,000,000] $8,000,000.

Sec. 122. Section 24 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated: Financial aid for biotechnology and other high technology laboratories, facilities and equipment, not exceeding [$ 5,000,000] $1,000,000.

(b) For the Department of Education: Grants-in-aid to municipalities, regional school districts, and regional education service centers for the costs of wiring school buildings, not exceeding $ 5,000,000 provided not less than $800,000 shall be made available for a library technology upgrade at Rogers Elementary School as an urban demonstration project.

[(c) For Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated: Construction and equipment for instructional television fixed service system, including interconnection with state agencies, not exceeding $ 1,000,000. ]

[(d)] (c) For the Department of Environmental Protection: Grants-in-aid for acquisition of open space for conservation and recreation purposes, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

Sec. 123. Subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of section 2 of public at 04-3 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2004):

At Asnuntuck Community-Technical College: Acquisition of property and improvements to existing buildings, not exceeding $ 2,400,000.

Sec. 124. (Effective from passage) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall review the bid process for the contract for any construction or renovation project related to the expansion of Capital Community Technical College which project is funded by bond proceeds authorized under subdivision (5) of subsection (j) of section 2 of this act. Upon the awarding of such contract, the secretary shall give notice of such contract to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to finance, revenue and bonding. Said committee shall have a hearing to review the bid process for such contract to assure its integrity and consistency with law. The secretary shall provide any information requested by said committee regarding such contract and such process.

Approved on June 8, 2004