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Senate Bill No. 2003

June Special Session, Special Act No. 05-1

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, 2005) 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 $ 228,614,110.

Sec. 2. (Effective July 1, 2005) 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 State Comptroller: Development and implementation of a core financial systems project, not exceeding $ 17,288,090.

(b) For the Office of Legislative Management: Restoration and erection of the statue of the Genius of Connecticut, not exceeding $ 300,000.

(c) For the Department of Revenue Services: Development and implementation of an integrated tax administration system, not exceeding $ 11,300,000.

(d) For the Department of Veterans' Affairs:

(1) Renovations and improvements to existing facilities, not exceeding $ 1,627,500;

(2) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with current codes, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(e) For the Department of Information Technology: Development and implementation of the Connecticut Education Network, not exceeding $ 5,000,000.

(f) 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, renovations for additional parking and security improvements, not exceeding $ 7,500,000.

(g) For the Department of Public Safety: Upgrades to the state-wide telecommunications system, including site development and related equipment, not exceeding $ 5,700,000.

(h) For the Department of Motor Vehicles: Upgrade of motor vehicle information technology systems, including the registration, suspension, driver services and driver license systems, not exceeding $ 10,000,000.

(i) For the Military Department:

(1) State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $ 600,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and improvements, including new construction at the Southington Readiness Center, not exceeding $ 913,300;

(3) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems and energy conservation, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(j) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Recreation and natural heritage trust program for recreation, open space, resource protection and resource management, not exceeding $ 6,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and new construction at state parks and other recreation facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, not exceeding $ 15,000,000, provided $ 2,500,000 shall be made available for Silver Sands State Park in Milford;

(3) Dam repairs, including state-owned dams, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(4) Various flood control improvements, flood repair, erosion damage repairs and municipal dam repairs, not exceeding $ 3,500,000, provided (A) $ 500,000 shall be made available for repair and construction of the Lyman Viaduct in Colchester, and (B) $ 500,000 shall be made available for design and rehabilitation of the Quinnipiac River at Hanover Pond project in Meriden.

(k) For the Commission on Culture and Tourism:

(1) Renovations and restoration at state-owned historic museums, not exceeding $ 1,750,000;

(2) For expansion of the property at the Prudence Crandall House, not exceeding $ 485,000.

(l) For the Department of Mental Retardation: Fire, safety and environmental improvements to regional facilities for client and staff needs, including improvements in compliance with current codes, including intermediate care facilities and 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 $ 2,000,000.

(m) For the Department of Education:

(1) For the American School for the Deaf: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new construction and fire alarms, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new and replacement equipment, tools and supplies necessary to update curricula, vehicles and technology upgrades at all Connecticut Technical High Schools, not exceeding $ 8,000,000.

(n) For Charter Oak State College: A feasibility study for space and relocation purposes, not exceeding $ 50,000.

(o) 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) System Technology Initiative, not exceeding $ 4,000,000;

(2) At Housatonic Community-Technical College:

(A) Campus expansion and infrastructure to support air-rights development by the city of Bridgeport, not exceeding $ 45,389,220;

(B) Planning and design for a center for urban programs, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(3) At Naugatuck Valley Community Technical College: Parking and site improvements, not exceeding $ 1,325,000.

(p) 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) Feasibility study for establishment of an education center in the city of Bridgeport, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(2) At Central Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(B) Davidson Hall fire code improvements, not exceeding $ 1,587,000;

(C) Barnard Hall roof replacement and stairwell enclosure, not exceeding $ 195,000;

(D) Marcus White Hall fire code improvements, not exceeding $ 1,181,000;

(E) Renovations and improvements to Willard and DiLoreto Halls, and an in-fill addition, not exceeding $ 1,694,000;

(3) At Western Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 885,000;

(B) New Fine and Performing Arts building, not exceeding $ 3,372,000;

(C) Renovations and improvements to academic facilities, not exceeding $ 1,300,000;

(4) At Southern Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 2,600,000;

(B) Lyman Auditorium various upgrades, including mechanical and electrical improvements, not exceeding $ 252,000;

(C) Development of a new academic building and parking garage, not exceeding $ 7,907,000;

(5) At Eastern Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including code compliance improvements and a new campus police station, not exceeding $ 2,700,000;

(B) Softball field relocation, not exceeding $ 2,788,000.

(q) For the State Library: Acquisition of library materials, not exceeding $ 300,000.

(r) For the Department of Children and Families:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $ 1,975,000;

(2) At Riverview Hospital: Buildings 7 and 8 roof replacement, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(3) At Connecticut Children's Place: Dining hall and kitchen expansion, not exceeding $ 750,000.

(s) For the Judicial Department:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at state-owned and maintained facilities, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Study of need for capital improvements at the Milford Courthouse, not exceeding $ 650,000.

Sec. 3. (Effective July 1, 2005) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes 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 money 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, 2005) 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, 2005) 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, 2005) 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, 2005) 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 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, 2005) 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 $ 21,000,000.

Sec. 9. (Effective July 1, 2005) 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 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 $ 21,000,000, provided: (1) $ 12,000,000 shall be made available to finance renovations, with priority given to health and safety, modernization and restructuring of state moderate rental family and elderly housing developments and comparable projects, provided (A) $ 8,000,000 of said $ 12,000,000 shall be used for said purposes in the five municipalities with the highest number of state moderate rental housing units on the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority's State Housing Portfolio as of January 1, 2005, (B) the planning requirements of sections 35 and 36 of public act 03-6 of the June special session have been met, (C) $ 2,000,000 shall be used for said purposes in other municipalities, and (D) $ 2,000,000 shall be used for said purposes at state-owned elderly housing units located in any municipality; and (2) $ 800,000 shall be made available for renovations to a facility for the Friendship Service Center and Homeless Shelter in New Britain.

Sec. 10. (Effective July 1, 2005) 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, 2005) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, 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 in anticipation of the money 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 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, 2005) 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 $ 130,347,500.

Sec. 13. (Effective July 1, 2005) 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 State Comptroller: Grant-in-aid to Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated, for replacement of analog transmission systems for television broadcasting, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(b) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Grants-in-aid to American Red Cross chapters state-wide, for purchase of vehicles, trailers and telecommunications and computer equipment, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the town of Rocky Hill, for purchase of electronic signs for the Rocky Hill Volunteer Fire Department, not exceeding $ 75,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Rocky Hill, for construction of a sally port at the Rocky Hill police station, not exceeding $ 175,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the Allingtown Fire District in West Haven, for improvements, not exceeding $ 75,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Westport, for renovations and improvements to firehouses, not exceeding $ 50,000.

(c) For the Department of Agriculture:

(1) Farm Reinvestment Program, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(2) State matching grants-in-aid to farmers for environmental compliance, including waste management facilities, compost, soil and erosion control, pesticide reduction, storage and disposal, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(3) State grants-in-aid to nonprofit organizations for capital improvements to urban farms or gardens, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to Farmers Cow, L. L. C. , for the Connecticut Dairy Entrepreneurial Initiative, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Newington, for the purchase of development rights to Eddy Farm, not exceeding $ 350,000.

(d) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Grants-in-aid for acquisition of open space for conservation or recreation purposes, not exceeding $ 7,500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for containment, removal or mitigation of identified hazardous waste disposal sites, not exceeding $ 3,000,000;

(3) Grants-in-aid to Boundless Playgrounds, Inc. , for fully-accessible playgrounds and physical challenge courses, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(4) 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 $ 2,000,000, provided (A) $ 100,000 shall be made available for improvements and renovations to Sage Park Football Field and Complex in Berlin, and (B) $ 150,000 shall be made available to Groton Parks Foundation, Inc. , for Copp Park;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Hartford, for capping the East Hartford Landfill, not exceeding $ 900,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Hartford, for construction of Field of Dreams soccer fields, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the town of Madison, for construction of girls softball fields, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the town of Milford, for upgrades to the Daniel Wasson Babe Ruth field, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the town of Orange, for a playground, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Haven, for improvements to the Pop Warner football park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the town of Wolcott, for improvements to the Wolcott youth football and soccer fields, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the town of New London, for remediation of Veteran's Field, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the Bridgeport Port Authority, for dredging the harbor, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the Norwalk River Rowing Association, Incorporated, for construction of a boathouse, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the town of Windham, for the Windham Dispatch Center, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the town of Putnam, for improvements to Murphy Park, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the town of Windham, for a feasibility study of a whitewater park in Willimantic, not exceeding $ 450,000;

(18) Grant-in-aid to the town of Thompson, for a hydroelectric feasibility study, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(19) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Lyme, for the purchase of Oswegatchie Hills for open space, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(20) Grant-in-aid to the town of Ledyard, for a water main extension, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(21) Grant-in-aid to the town of Winsted, for playground improvements at Batcheller Elementary School, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(22) Grant-in-aid to the city of Hartford, for installation of a sprinkler playscape at DeLucca Park, not exceeding $ 90,000;

(23) Grant-in-aid to the city of Hartford, for cost of making the playground at SAND Apartments handicapped accessible, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(24) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Hampton, for watershed management at Lake Pocotopaug, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(25) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Hampton, for watershed management at Crystal Lake, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(26) Grant-in-aid to the town of Hartland, for playground improvements at Hartland Elementary School, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(27) Grant-in-aid to the town of Rocky Hill, for improvements to Elm Ridge Park skate park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(28) Grant-in-aid to the town of Wallingford, for construction of a pedestrian bridge on the Quinnipiac Linear Trail, not exceeding $ 375,000;

(29) Grant-in-aid to the town of Cromwell, for improvements to parks and fields at Watrous Park, Cromwell middle and high schools and Pierson Park, not exceeding $ 350,000;

(30) Grant-in-aid to the town of Portland, for construction of a playscape at Gildersleeve Elementary School, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(31) Grant-in-aid to the town of Prospect, for installation of a water main, not exceeding $ 365,000;

(32) Grant-in-aid to the town of Newington, for repairs to the playground at Ruth L. Chafee School, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(33) Grant-in-aid to the Southington YMCA, for renovations and improvements to the Camp Sloper Skate Park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(34) Grant-in-aid to the town of Wolcott, for expansion of Peterson Park, not exceeding $ 300,000.

(e) For the Commission on Culture and Tourism:

(1) Funding for a capital grant pool to provide grants-in-aid to cultural organizations, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for restoration and preservation of historic structures and landmarks, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Ellington to relocate and renovate the Pinney House, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(4) For the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund, to provide grants-in-aid to be matched with private contributions for organizations that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the city of New Haven, for a monument to a black Civil War regiment, not exceeding $ 175,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the Aspinock Historical Society of Putnam, for restoration and renovation of Cady-Copp Cottage in the town of Putnam, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the Samuel Huntington Trust, Incorporated, for the capital campaign to preserve the Samuel Huntington House, not exceeding $ 70,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the Quinebaug Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Incorporated, for planning the completion of the Airline Trail, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the town of Plymouth, for restoration of the historic water wheel and generator in Terryville, not exceeding $ 350,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the town of Vernon, for renovation of the Rockville Memorial Building, not exceeding $ 1,200,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the Fairfield Historical Society, for construction of a building to be named the Fairfield Museum and History Center, not exceeding $ 150,000.

(f) For the Department of Mental Retardation:

(1) Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations for alterations and improvements to nonresidential facilities, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to Easter Seals, for purchase of a building in Norwich for adult clients, not exceeding $ 2,600,000.

(g) For the Department of Education:

(1) 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;

(2) Grants-in-aid for minor capital improvements and wiring for technology for School Readiness programs, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(h) For the State Library:

(1) Grants-in-aid to public libraries for construction, renovations, expansions, energy conservation and handicapped accessibility, not exceeding $ 3,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Hartford, for expansion of the West Hartford Main Library, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(i) 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 $ 4,500,000, provided $ 1,000,000 shall be made available for development, including construction or acquisition of property in Middlesex County, for Makayla's House;

(2) Grants-in-aid to private nonprofit mental health clinics for children for fire, safety and environmental improvements, including expansion, not exceeding $ 1,000,000, provided $ 450,000 shall be made available for the purchase or renovation of facilities for the Child Guidance Clinic of Central Connecticut in Meriden;

(3) Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, for construction and renovation of community youth centers for neighborhood recreation or education purposes, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to Family and Children's Aid Project of Danbury, for purchase of a building, not exceeding $ 3,500,000.

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

(1) Grant-in-aid to Bridgeport for the design and construction of the Congress Street Bridge, not exceeding $ 10,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to municipalities and organizations that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, for cultural and entertainment-related economic development projects, including projects at museums, not exceeding $ 6,000,000, provided (A) $ 1,000,000 shall be made available for the Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret, (B) $ 250,000 shall be made available for capital improvements to the Augustus Curtis Cultural Center in Meriden, and (C) $ 625,000 shall be made available to the town of Norwalk for the Norwalk Maritime Museum;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the city of Meriden, for improvements to Castle Craig Playhouse, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Southington, for redevelopment of drive-in theater property, not exceeding $ 215,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Derby, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of Ansonia, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 125,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the city of Norwich, for the harbor district project, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the town of Putnam, for downtown fašade improvements, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the town of Putnam, for planning the Quinnebaug industrial park and a facility containing the community center, town hall and library, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, Incorporated, for construction of a new facility in the town of East Haddam, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to Cross Sound Ferry, Inc. , for dredging and repairs to the shipyard, not exceeding $ 1,750,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Haven, for Front Avenue industrial development and for improvements to the Allingtown Business District, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the town of Stratford, for the Barnum Avenue streetscape project, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the city of New Haven, for rehabilitation and renovation of the Quinnipiac Terrace/Riverview project, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Haven, for revitalization of the downtown, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the Fairfield Theatre Company, for purchase and installation of a sprinkler system, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the city of Hartford, for the purchase of a building and necessary alterations and renovation for the John E. Rogers African American Cultural Center of Hartford, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(18) Grant-in-aid to the Craftery Gallery, Incorporated, for the purchase of a building and necessary alterations and renovations, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(19) Grant-in-aid to the Northeast Connecticut Economic Alliance, for a revolving loan fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(20) Grant-in-aid to the town of Portland, for renovation of property for the Sculptors Museum and Training Center, not exceeding $ 90,000;

(21) Grant-in-aid to the town of Portland, for improvements and repairs to the town green gazebo and the historic brownstone swing, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(22) Grant-in-aid to the town of Portland, for sidewalk repairs and aesthetic improvements to Main Street, not exceeding $ 125,000;

(23) Grant-in-aid to the city of Meriden, for economic development or the purchase of open space property rights at Mountainside Corporation, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(24) Grant-in-aid to the town of Bloomfield for a facade improvement program, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(k) For the Department of Public Health: Grants-in-aid to community health centers, primary care organizations and municipalities for the purchase of equipment, renovations, improvements and expansion of facilities, including acquisition of land or buildings, not exceeding $ 8,000,000, provided $ 1,000,000 shall be used for school-based health clinics.

(l) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services:

(1) Grants-in-aid to organizations that are exempt from taxation 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 $ 3,500,000, provided $ 1,000,000 shall be made available for renovations at the Fellowship Place in New Haven;

(2) Grant-in-aid to Crossroads, Inc. , for land acquisition, construction and renovation of its facility in New Haven, not exceeding $ 2,500,000.

(m) For the Department of Social Services:

(1) Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child day care projects, elderly centers, multipurpose human resource centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence and food distribution facilities, not exceeding $ 7,250,000, provided (A) $ 750,000 shall be made available for renovations, facility improvements and code compliance to day care facilities, Head Start, school readiness and state-subsidized child care facilities in Hartford, (B) $ 100,000 shall be made available for building renovations and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 for Casa Boricua de Meriden, and (C) $ 350,000 shall be made available for renovations and expansion of the Ross Adult Daycare Center in Norwich;

(2) Grants-in-aid to municipalities and organizations exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for facility improvements and minor capital repairs to licensed school readiness programs and state-funded day care centers operated by such municipalities and organizations, not exceeding $ 3,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the Community Renewal Team, Incorporated, for purchase of a building for the East Hartford Shelter, not exceeding $ 650,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to Jewish Family Services, for construction of a new facility within West Hartford, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the New Britain YWCA for improvements, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of Killingly, for alteration and expansion of facilities for United Services of Dayville, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the Windham Regional Community Council, Inc. , for improvements to the Windham Recovery Center, not exceeding $ 764,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the Valley Shore YMCA, for debt reduction, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to Connecticut Hospice, Incorporated, and the John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Incorporated, for acquisition and renovation of a hospice facility in Branford, not exceeding $ 1,250,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the city of Norwich, for the expansion of Martin House, not exceeding $ 700,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the town of Windham, for improvements to the Generations Family Center, not exceeding $ 1,400,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the 4-H Center at Auer Farm in Bloomfield, for building improvements, including classrooms and facilities for animals and handicap accessibility, not exceeding $ 1,200,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the town of Canaan, for construction costs and purchase of equipment for Falls Village Day Care Center, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to Windham Community Memorial Hospital, for emergency room improvements and addition of a heliport, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the city of Danbury, for the purchase of buildings for Greater Danbury AIDS Project, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the town of Fairfield, for the purchase of an administration building for Operation Hope, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for day care, a community room and a playground at West End School, not exceeding $ 350,000;

(18) Grant-in-aid to the town of Plainfield, for the conversion of the Plainfield High School Annex Building into a municipal community center, not exceeding $ 180,000;

(19) Grant-in-aid to the town of Stonington, for renovations to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(20) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Hartford, for the relocation of the senior center, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(n) For the Office of Policy and Management:

(1) Grants-in-aid to municipalities for development of a computer-assisted mass appraisal system in accordance with section 12-62f of the general statutes, not exceeding $ 748,500;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the University of New Haven, for establishment and construction of the Henry Lee Institute, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Middlefield, for improvements to the Mattabeseck Bridge, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Westbrook, for a conversion to a new town garage, not exceeding $ 1,500,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Killingworth, for restoration of and renovations to the Killingworth Old Town Hall, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of Branford, for replacement of traffic lights and sidewalks on Short Beach Road, not exceeding $ 150,000.

Sec. 14. (Effective July 1, 2005) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes 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 money 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, 2005) 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, 2005) 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 money to be derived from the sale of 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, 2005) 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, 2005) In accordance with section 13 of this act, the state, through the State Comptroller, the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Commission on Culture and Tourism, the Department of Mental Retardation, the Department of Education, the Connecticut State Library, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Social Services and the Office of Policy and Management 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, 2005) In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsection (b), (c), (d), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l), (m) or (n) 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. (Effective July 1, 2006) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 20 to 26, 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 $ 299,965,241.

Sec. 21. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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 State Comptroller: Development and implementation of a core financial systems project, not exceeding $ 968,400.

(b) For the Department of Veterans' Affairs: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with current codes, not exceeding $ 900,000.

(c) For the Department of Information Technology: Development and implementation of the Connecticut Education Network, not exceeding $ 4,800,000.

(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, renovations for additional parking and security improvements, not exceeding $ 7,500,000.

(e) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Upgrades to the state-wide telecommunications system, including site development and related equipment, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(2) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems and energy conservation, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(f) For the Military Department:

(1) State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $ 600,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at the Camp Rell Military Complex, including Stones Ranch Military Reservation and the East Haven Rifle Range, including utilities, mechanical systems, energy conservation, infrastructure, environmental compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and new construction, not exceeding $ 1,800,000;

(3) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems and energy conservation, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(g) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Recreation and natural heritage trust program for recreation, open space, resource protection and resource management, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and new construction at state parks and other recreation facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, not exceeding $ 15,000,000, provided $ 2,500,000 shall be made available for Silver Sands State Park in Milford;

(3) Dam repairs, including state-owned dams, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(4) Various flood control improvements, flood repair, erosion damage repairs and municipal dam repairs, not exceeding $ 3,000,000, provided $ 2,000,000 shall be made available for design and construction of the Meriden flood control project;

(5) Property acquisition for West Rock Ridge State Park, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(6) Extension of a boardwalk in Milford from Walnut Beach to Silver Sands State Park and creation of handicapped access to Walnut Beach, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(h) For the Commission on Culture and Tourism:

(1) Renovations and restoration at state-owned historic museums, not exceeding $ 1,750,000;

(2) Improvements to Old New-Gate Prison, not exceeding $ 50,000.

(i) For the Department of Education: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new and replacement equipment, tools and supplies necessary to update curricula, vehicles and technology upgrades at all Connecticut Technical High Schools, 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) System Technology Initiative, not exceeding $ 4,000,000;

(C) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, not exceeding $ 3,000,000;

(2) At Norwalk Community-Technical College: Master plan development, not exceeding $ 3,254,941;

(3) At Gateway Community Technical College: Implementation of the master plan consolidating both campuses into a single location, not exceeding $ 77,947,900;

(4) At Asnuntuck Community-Technical College: Acquisition of and improvements to existing buildings, not exceeding $ 2,695,000.

(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;

(2) At Central Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 3,700,000;

(B) Barnard Hall roof replacement and stairwell enclosure, not exceeding $ 1,951,000;

(3) At Western Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 280,000;

(B) New Fine and Performing Arts building, not exceeding $ 66,041,000;

(4) At Southern Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 1,100,000;

(B) Lyman Auditorium various upgrades, including mechanical and electrical improvements, not exceeding $ 1,971,000;

(C) Jennings Hall, various upgrades, including mechanical and electrical improvements, not exceeding $ 5,314,000;

(D) Earl Hall, various upgrades, including mechanical and electrical improvements, not exceeding $ 2,257,000;

(5) At Eastern Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(B) New science building, including a greenhouse, not exceeding $ 4,309,000;

(C) Development of a new parking garage, not exceeding $ 18,296,000;

(D) New fine arts building, not exceeding $ 8,500,000.

(l) For the State Library: Acquisition of library materials, not exceeding $ 300,000.

(m) For the Department of Children and Families: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $ 2,180,000.

(n) For the Judicial Department: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at state-owned and maintained facilities, not exceeding $ 5,000,000.

Sec. 22. (Effective July 1, 2006) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes 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 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money 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. 23. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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. 24. (Effective July 1, 2006) For the purposes of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 20 to 26, 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 23 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 23, 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 20 to 26, 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 20 to 26, 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 20 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. 25. (Effective July 1, 2006) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 21 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 21 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 21 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 26. (Effective July 1, 2006) Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 20 to 26, 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. 27. (Effective July 1, 2006) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 27 to 30, 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 $ 15,000,000.

Sec. 28. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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 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.

Sec. 29. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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. 30. (Effective July 1, 2006) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 27 to 30, inclusive, of this act, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 27 to 30, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes in anticipation of the money 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 27 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 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. 31. (Effective July 1, 2006) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 31 to 38, 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 $ 108,665,500.

Sec. 32. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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 Office of Policy and Management:

(1) Grants-in-aid to municipalities for development of a computer-assisted mass appraisal system in accordance with section 12-62f of the general statutes, not exceeding $ 748,500;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the University of New Haven, for establishment and construction of the Henry Lee Institute, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the Norwalk Transit District, for construction of a bus depot, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Southington for the reconstruction of the intersection of Marion Avenue and Mount Vernon Road, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Coventry, for construction of a sand and salt shed, not exceeding $ 350,000.

(b) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Grant-in-aid to the town of Branford, for construction of a training tower for the Branford Fire Department, not exceeding $ 130,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to South Fire District, for renovations to fire stations in the city of Middletown, not exceeding $ 475,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for radio systems to improve police and fire department communications, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for purchase and installation of a public safety video surveillance system, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Clinton, for renovations to the police station, not exceeding $ 250,000.

(c) For the Department of Agriculture:

(1) Farm Reinvestment Program, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(2) State matching grants-in-aid to farmers for environmental compliance, including waste management facilities, compost, soil and erosion control, pesticide reduction, storage and disposal, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(d) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Grants-in-aid for acquisition of open space for conservation or recreation purposes, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for containment, removal or mitigation of identified hazardous waste disposal sites, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(3) Grants-in-aid to state agencies, regional planning agencies and municipalities for water pollution control projects, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(4) Grants-in-aid to Boundless Playgrounds, Inc. , for fully-accessible playgrounds and physical challenge courses, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(5) Grants-in-aid or loans to municipalities for acquisition of land, public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects, not exceeding $ 2,000,000, provided (A) $ 100,000 shall be made available for renovations and improvements to Sage Park Football Field and Complex in Berlin, and (B) $ 227,000 shall be made available for the final design, plan and specifications of a water supply system to serve the New Fairfield public schools;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Hartford, for capping the East Hartford landfill, not exceeding $ 900,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the town of Glastonbury, for the Glastonbury Riverfront Park Development Project, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the town of Guilford, for costs associated with the dredging of Lake Quonnipaug, not exceeding $ 75,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the town of Milford, for the design of Eisenhower Park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for improvements to Beardsley Park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for park restoration and infrastructure improvements, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the town of Scotland, for improvements to recreational facilities, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the town of Canterbury, for improvements to recreational facilities, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the town of Brooklyn, for improvements to recreational facilities, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the town of Thompson, for improvements to recreational facilities, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the town of Haddam, for planning and development of recreational fields, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the town of Old Lyme, for improvements to the Lyme-Old Lyme recreational fields, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(18) Grant-in-aid to the town of Lyme, for improvements to the Lyme-Old Lyme recreational fields, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(19) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for the Holly Pond Tidal Restoration project, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(20) Grant-in-aid to the city of Hartford, for the revitalization of Pope Park, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(21) Grant-in-aid to the town of Branford, for improvements to the football field at Branford High School, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(22) Grant-in-aid to the town of Wethersfield, for improvements to the baseball and soccer fields, not exceeding $ 700,000;

(23) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Haven, for improvements to Painter Park, not exceeding $ 400,000;

(24) Grant-in-aid to the town of Montville, for water service connections and other costs related to remediation of contaminated wells, not exceeding $ 800,000;

(25) Grant-in-aid to the town of Wallingford, for renovations to the baseball field at Sheehan High School, not exceeding $ 525,000;

(26) Grant-in-aid to the city of Waterbury, for improvements to Long Hill - Berkeley Park, not exceeding $ 125,000;

(27) Grant-in-aid to the city of Waterbury, for improvements to the Waterville Recreation Center, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(28) Grant-in-aid to the city of Waterbury, for improvements to Lakewood Park, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(29) Grant-in-aid to the town of East Hartford, for improvements to Yanner Park, not exceeding $ 100,000;

(30) Grant-in-aid to the town of Newington, for repairs to the track at Newington High School, not exceeding $ 275,000;

(31) Grant-in-aid to the city of Meriden, for a flood control project, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(32) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for improvements to Ellsworth Park, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(33) Grant-in-aid to the town of Farmington, for improvements to Tunxis Mead recreational facility, not exceeding $ 450,000;

(34) Grant-in-aid to the town of Farmington, for reconstruction of the outdoor track at Farmington High School, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(35) Grant-in-aid to the town of North Branford, for development and improvements to Swajchuk and Highland Parks, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(36) Grant-in-aid to the town of Plainville, for construction of soccer fields at Norton Park, not exceeding $ 175,000;

(37) Grant-in-aid to the town of Chaplin, for replacement of a playscape at Garrison Park, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(38) Grant-in-aid to the town of Enfield for lead abatement and painting at Old Town Hall, not exceeding $ 102,000;

(39) Grant-in-aid to the town of Bristol for rehabilitation and renovation of Rockwell Park, not exceeding $ 4,000,000;

(40) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for improvements to the playgrounds and athletic fields at Springdale School, not exceeding $ 100,000.

(e) For the Commission on Culture and Tourism:

(1) Funding for a capital grant pool to provide grants-in-aid to cultural organizations, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for restoration and preservation of historic structures and landmarks, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(3) For the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund, to provide grants-in-aid to be matched with private contributions for organizations that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Bristol, for renovation of the American Clock and Watch Museum, not exceeding $ 1,500,000.

(f) For the Department of Mental Retardation: Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations for alterations and improvements to nonresidential facilities, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Education:

(1) 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;

(2) Grant-in-aid to Intensive Education Academy, Incorporated, for improvements to the facility in West Hartford, not exceeding $ 900,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to Project Oceanology, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(h) For the State Library:

(1) Grants-in-aid to public libraries for construction, renovations, expansions, energy conservation and handicapped accessibility, not exceeding $ 3,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the city of Waterbury for improvements to Silas Bronson Library, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Madison, for expansion of Scranton Memorial Library, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to Jewett City for expansion and renovation of the Slater Library, not exceeding $ 125,000.

(i) 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 $ 2,500,000;

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

(3) Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, for construction and renovation of community youth centers for neighborhood recreation or education purposes, not exceeding $ 5,000,000.

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

(1) Grant-in-aid to Milford for the Devon Borough Revitalization Project, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to municipalities and organizations that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, for cultural and entertainment-related economic development projects, including projects at museums, not exceeding $ 4,000,000, provided $ 625,000 shall be made available to the town of Norwalk for the Norwalk Maritime Museum;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Derby, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Ansonia, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 125,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the city of Norwich, for the harbor district project, not exceeding $ 1,250,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of Thompson, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the town of Killingly, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, Incorporated, for construction of a new facility in the town of East Haddam, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the Connecticut Culinary Institute, for improvements to convert the Hastings Hotel into a vocation training school, not exceeding $ 3,500,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the city of New Haven, for rehabilitation and renovation of the Quinnipiac Terrace and Riverview projects, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for revitalization of the Hollow Neighborhood, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the Northeast Connecticut Economic Alliance, for a revolving loan fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for improvements to the Palace Theater, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the East Hartford Housing Authority, for renovation of an existing building into a community center at Veterans Terrace, not exceeding $ 350,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the town of Hamden, for revitalization of Highwood Square, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the Waterbury Development Corporation, for lighting, grandstand seating and building improvements at Waterbury Municipal Stadium, not exceeding $ 1,500,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the town of Cromwell, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(18) Grant-in-aid to the town of Farmington, for revitalization of Unionville center, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(19) Grant-in-aid to the city of Meriden, for a streetscape project, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(20) Grant-in-aid to the town of West Hartford, for site acquisition and improvements for the Science Center of Connecticut, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(21) Grant-in-aid to Bridgeport for a feasibility study for the Congress Street Plaza urban renewal area in Bridgeport, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(22) Grant-in-aid to the town of Bloomfield, for a fašade improvement program, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(k) For the Department of Public Health:

(1) Grants-in-aid to community health centers, primary care organizations and municipalities for the purchase of equipment, renovations, improvements and expansion of facilities, including acquisition of land or buildings, not exceeding $ 8,000,000, provided $ 1,000,000 shall be used for school-based health clinics;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for purchase by the Stamford Health Department of a mobile medical unit for the uninsured and elderly, not exceeding $ 250,000.

(l) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Grant-in-aid to Fellowship Place in New Haven for purchases, repairs, alterations and improvements, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(m) For the Department of Social Services:

(1) Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child day care projects, elderly centers, multipurpose human resource centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence and food distribution centers, not exceeding $ 4,500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to municipalities and organizations exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for facility improvements and minor capital repairs to licensed school readiness programs and state-funded day care centers operated by such municipalities and organizations, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Newington, for improvements to the Mortensen Community Center gymnasium, not exceeding $ 220,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Stratford, for planning and construction of the South End Community Center, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the town of Killingly, for alteration and expansion of facilities for United Services of Dayville, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the Windham County 4-H Foundation, Incorporated, for building additions and renovations, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to Connecticut Hospice, Incorporated, and the John D. Thompson Hospice Institute for Education, Training and Research, Incorporated, for acquisition and renovation of a hospice facility in Branford, not exceeding $ 1,250,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the town of Windham, for improvements to the Generations Family Center, not exceeding $ 1,400,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the town of Southington, for improvements to the parking lot at the Calendar House Senior Center, not exceeding $ 215,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the city of Stamford, for architectural, engineering and other site preparation services and costs for the Hunt Center for Pre-K Education in Stamford, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the town of Farmington, for renovations to the Farmington Youth Center, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the East Hartford YMCA, for capital building improvements, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the Mystic Area Shelter and Hospitality, Incorporated, for renovations and improvements, not exceeding $ 50,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the town of Mansfield, for installation of air conditioning at Mansfield Community Center, not exceeding $ 50,000.

Sec. 33. (Effective July 1, 2006) All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes 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 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said sections 31 to 38, 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. 34. (Effective July 1, 2006) 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. 35. (Effective July 1, 2006) For the purposes of sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 31 to 38 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 34 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 34, 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 31 to 38, 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 31 to 38, inclusive, 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 31 to 38, 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 31 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. 36. (Effective July 1, 2006) Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 31 to 38, 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. 37. (Effective July 1, 2006) In accordance with section 32 of this act, the state, through the Office of Policy and Management, the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Environmental Protection, the Commission on Culture and Tourism, the Department of Mental Retardation, the Department of Education, the Connecticut State Library, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Department of Social Services may provide grants-in-aid and other financings to or for the agencies for the purposes and projects as described in said section 32. 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. 38. (Effective July 1, 2006) In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsection (b), (c), (d), (f), (g), (h), (i), (j), (k), (l) or (m) of section 32 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 37 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. 39. Section 1 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 50 of special act 77-47, section 68 of special act 78-81, section 67 of special act 79-95, section 40 of special act 80-41, section 60 of special act 81-71, section 86 of special act 82-46, section 132 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 66 of special act 84-54, section 70 of special act 85-102, section 86 of special act 86-54, section 154 of special act 87-77, section 113 of special act 88-77 and section 36 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 11, inclusive, of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, 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 [fifty-three million six hundred twenty-one thousand four hundred ninety-one] fifty-two million nine hundred twenty-nine thousand one hundred seventy-eight dollars.

Sec. 40. Subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 157 of special act 87-77, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Land acquisition and improvements, including land for watershed protection and flood control projects, not exceeding three million four hundred [sixty-seven thousand seventy-eight] thirty thousand four hundred twenty-six dollars.

Sec. 41. Subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 71 of special act 85-102 and section 115 of special act 88-77, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Grants to municipal or regional authorities for solid waste control projects, not exceeding one million [four hundred thirty-eight thousand eight hundred ninety-seven] two hundred ninety-nine thousand four hundred thirty-nine dollars.

Sec. 42. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 158 of special act 87-77, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Electrical system improvements, not exceeding [two hundred forty-three thousand eight hundred] thirty-four thousand five hundred dollars.

Sec. 43. Subdivision (2) of subsection (m) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 134 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 120 of special act 88-77 and section 37 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For Western Connecticut State University, utilities and general site development, not exceeding [two] one hundred eighty-three thousand nine hundred fifty-seven dollars.

Sec. 44. Subdivision (2) of subsection (n) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by special act 78-25 and section 38 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Community Correctional Center, Hartford, and demolition of Seyms Street Jail, not exceeding seven million [five hundred fifty thousand two hundred ninety-six] three hundred sixty-one thousand three hundred ninety-three dollars.

Sec. 45. Subsection (p) of section 2 of number 31 of the special acts of 1972, as amended by section 72 of special act 78-81, section 70 of special act 79-95, section 41 of special act 80-41, section 90 of special act 82-46, section 135 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 68 of special act 84-54, section 74 of special act 85-102, section 88 of special act 86-54, section 160 of special act 87-77 and section 122 of special act 88-77, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For Contingency Reserve: Additions to the amount hereinabove stated for any of the foregoing projects or purposes, amount in the aggregate not exceeding [four hundred seventeen] three hundred ninety-nine thousand seven hundred one dollars.

Sec. 46. Section 1 of special act 74-90, as amended by section 77 of special act 78-81, section 80 of special act 79-95, section 48 of special act 80-41, section 71 of special act 81-71, section 99 of special act 82-46, section 143 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 75 of special act 85-102, section 94 of special act 86-54, section 172 of special act 87-77, section 45 of special act 89-52, section 45 of special act 90-34, section 37 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, and section 41 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 74-90, 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 one hundred forty-four million [six hundred twenty-seven thousand one hundred eighty-nine] four hundred eighty-five thousand three hundred thirty-nine dollars.

Sec. 47. Subdivision (12) of subsection (l) of section 2 of special act 74-90 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For the Capitol Region Education Council, residential facilities, not exceeding [eight hundred forty thousand] six hundred ninety-eight thousand one hundred fifty dollars.

Sec. 48. Section 1 of special act 78-81, as amended by section 101 of special act 79-95, section 101 of special act 81-71, section 116 of special act 82-46, section 168 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 95 of special act 84-54, section 92 of special act 85-102, section 98 of special act 86-54, section 186 of special act 87-77, section 130 of special act 88-77, section 54 of special act 89-52, section 56 of special act 90-34, section 41 of special act 91-7 of the June special session and section 46 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 8, inclusive, of special act 78-81, 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 [ninety million two hundred forty-six thousand three hundred three] eighty-five million seven hundred forty-six thousand seven hundred twenty-nine dollars.

Sec. 49. Subdivision (10) of subsection (g) of section 2 of special act 78-81, as amended by section 106 of special act 81-71 and section 47 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Beach erosion control and flood control projects, including capital equipment, not exceeding two million nine hundred [eighty-nine thousand three hundred thirty-four] seventy-four thousand three hundred fifty-seven dollars.

Sec. 50. Subdivision (5) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 78-81 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For Waterbury Regional Center, residential facilities, not exceeding [one million two hundred thousand] nine hundred eighty-seven thousand two hundred dollars.

Sec. 51. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (1) of subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 78-81 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Domestic water treatment plant, not exceeding [eight hundred thousand] one hundred forty-three thousand five hundred dollars.

Sec. 52. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (1) of subsection (m) of section 2 of special act 78-81, as amended by special act 81-13, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Grant to the town of South Windsor for local share of the construction of a proposed connector road and the reconstruction of Pleasant Valley Road, Chapel Road and Buckland Road, not exceeding [nine hundred thousand] two hundred twenty-seven thousand dollars.

Sec. 53. Subparagraph (C) of subdivision (1) of subsection (n) of section 2 of special act 78-81, as amended by section 94 of special act 85-102, section 99 of special act 86-54 and section 48 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Improvements for energy conservation, not exceeding one million [four hundred twenty thousand five hundred twenty-six] two hundred sixty-nine thousand thirty-six dollars.

Sec. 54. Subdivision (5) of subsection (n) of section 2 of special act 78-81, as amended by section 57 of special act 80-41 and section 147 of special act 82-46 is repealed. (Effective July 1, 2005)

Sec. 55. Subdivision (3) of subsection (p) of section 2 of special act 78-81 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Animal disease facility, not exceeding [two million three hundred forty thousand] one million six hundred fifteen thousand four hundred nineteen dollars.

Sec. 56. Subdivision (1) of subsection (v) of section 2 of special act 78-81 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Juvenile court and detention facilities, Second District, not exceeding [one million four hundred ten thousand] one million three hundred forty-three thousand seven hundred seventy-four dollars.

Sec. 57. Section 1 of special act 79-95, as amended by section 118 of special act 81-71, section 122 of special act 82-46, section 180 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 106 of special act 84-54, section 97 of special act 85-102, section 102 of special act 86-54, section 135 of special act 88-77, section 58 of special act 89-52 and section 43 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 10, inclusive, of special act 79-95, 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 [forty million eight hundred two thousand five hundred thirty-five dollars] thirty-nine million six hundred seventy-seven thousand nine hundred thirty-two dollars and forty-five cents.

Sec. 58. Subparagraph (D) of subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 2 of special act 79-95, as amended by section 107 of special act 84-54, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Milford, including beach and shore erosion control, not exceeding [two hundred fifty thousand dollars] two hundred forty-nine thousand nine hundred ninety-nine dollars and forty-five cents.

Sec. 59. Subsection (f) of section 2 of special act 79-95 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For the Department of Health Services, Veterans Home and Hospital Commission: (1) At the Veteran's Home and Hospital, Rocky Hill: (A) Replacement of existing nurses stations, not exceeding [two hundred forty-two thousand] ninety-six thousand four hundred dollars; (B) replace existing nurses call station system, not exceeding [one hundred eighty-one thousand five hundred] seventy-one thousand eight hundred thirteen dollars; (2) planning and development of a Veteran's Cemetery in Middletown, not exceeding [five hundred thousand] two hundred eighty-five thousand three hundred dollars.

Sec. 60. Subdivision (4) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 79-95 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

At Vinal Regional Vocational-Technical School, Middletown, planning and land acquisition for expansion of facilities, not exceeding [one million two hundred eighty thousand] seven hundred forty-four thousand eight hundred twenty-five dollars.

Sec. 61. Subsection (r) of section 2 of special act 79-95, as amended by section 127 of special act 82-46, section 183 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 113 of special act 84-54, section 104 of special act 86-54, section 138 of special act 88-77, section 60 of special act 89-52 and section 44 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For Contingency Reserve: Additions to the amount hereinbefore stated for any of the foregoing projects or purposes, amounts in the aggregate not exceeding [four hundred forty-one thousand five hundred thirty-eight] three hundred twenty-two thousand ninety-eight dollars.

Sec. 62. Section 1 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 135 of special act 82-46, section 194 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 122 of special act 84-54, section 105 of special act 86-54, section 205 of special act 87-77, section 145 of special act 88-77, section 66 of special act 89-52, section 73 of special act 90-34 and section 48 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 11, inclusive, of special act 81-71, 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 [seventy-seven million three hundred thirty-seven thousand five hundred thirty] seventy-five million one hundred thousand dollars.

Sec. 63. Subdivision (4) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 128 of special act 84-54, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Planning and construction of a multipurpose field house and related facility and field improvements, not exceeding [six hundred thousand] five hundred seventy-eight thousand three hundred eighteen dollars.

Sec. 64. Subdivision (8) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 146 of special act 88-77, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For the School of Law, not exceeding [four hundred forty-nine thousand seven hundred] one hundred fifty-two thousand eight hundred dollars.

Sec. 65. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (9) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 75 of special act 90-34, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Smoke exhaust system for hospital tower and automatic fire control for boiler room, not exceeding [fifty-four thousand seven hundred eighty-eight] nineteen thousand dollars.

Sec. 66. Subdivision (3) of subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 197 of special act 83-17 of the June special session and section 129 of special act 84-54, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For the development of Norwalk Community College, not exceeding [two million] one million three hundred ninety thousand one hundred forty-five dollars.

Sec. 67. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (2) of subsection (m) of section 2 of special act 81-71 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Completion of facility, not exceeding [two million] one million seven hundred eighty-nine thousand six hundred forty-eight dollars.

Sec. 68. Subsection (p) of section 2 of special act 81-71, as amended by section 142 of special act 82-46, section 199 of special act 83-17 of the June special session, section 133 of special act 84-54, section 147 of special act 88-77, section 70 of special act 89-52 and section 50 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For Contingency Reserve: Additions to the amount hereinbefore stated for any of the foregoing projects or purposes, amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [two million two hundred twenty thousand eight hundred six] one million one hundred fifty-seven thousand eight hundred fifty-three dollars.

Sec. 69. Section 1 of special act 90-34, 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, section 35 of special act 01-2 of the June special session and section 22 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 534,094,091] $533,894,091.

Sec. 70. Subdivision (3) of subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 90-34, as amended by section 11 of public act 00-167 and section 23 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Improvements and renovations to the New Haven Armory, including renovations in accordance with current codes, not exceeding [$ 407,500] $207,500.

Sec. 71. 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, section 37 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session and section 28 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 266,115,365] $265,718,631.

Sec. 72. Subsection (e) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by sections 156 and 157 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, 2005):

For the Department of Mental Retardation:

(1) 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.

(2) At the Southbury Training School: Additions, alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities and mechanical systems, code compliance and energy conservation, not exceeding [$ 4,310,000] $3,727,116.

Sec. 73. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (1) of subsection (k) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Alterations and improvements in accordance with current codes, not exceeding [$ 750,000] $353,266.

Sec. 74. 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, section 39 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session and section 34 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 190,251,527] $189,907,527.

Sec. 75. Subdivision (1) of subsection (m) of section 2 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 75 of public act 96-181 and section 191 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Alterations and improvements for academic and research programs, not exceeding [$ 3,575,000] $3,231,000.

Sec. 76. 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, section 43 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session and section 42 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 197,576,300] $197,444,987.

Sec. 77. Subdivision (5) of subsection (m) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Improvements, alterations and renovations to buildings and grounds, including utilities and mechanical systems and energy conservation projects in accordance with current master plan, not exceeding [$ 2,500,000] $2,387,687.

Sec. 78. Subparagraph (E) of subdivision (1) of subsection (n) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Alterations and improvements to buildings for technical instruction and support space renovations, not exceeding [$ 500,000] $481,000.

Sec. 79. Section 1 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 212 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, section 69 of public act 99-242 and section 52 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 28,650,048] $27,739,460.

Sec. 80. Subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 215 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 54 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

For The University of Connecticut Health Center: Alterations and improvements for academic and research programs, not exceeding [$ 1,938,700] $1,028,112.

Sec. 81. Subdivision (3) of subsection (f) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at the Camp [Rowland] Rell Military Complex, including Stones Ranch Military Reservation and the East Haven Rifle Range, including utilities, mechanical systems, energy conservation, infrastructure, environmental compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and new construction, not exceeding $ 6,500,000.

Sec. 82. 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, section 52 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session and section 62 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 [$ 130,684,643] $128,044,643.

Sec. 83. Subdivision (3) of subsection (j) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 67 of special act 04-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Code improvements including fire, safety and handicapped code improvements, not exceeding [$ 2,700,000] $100,000.

Sec. 84. Subdivision (4) 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, 2005):

Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities and roads and code compliance projects, not exceeding [$ 2,000,000] $1,960,000.

Sec. 85. Subdivision (3) of subsection (g) of section 17 of special act 01-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

At Southern Connecticut State University: Addition and renovations to Buley Library and Engleman Hall, not exceeding $ 37,228,000.

Sec. 86. Section 16 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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] $204,603,000.

Sec. 87. Subdivision (2) of subsection (h) of section 17 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed. (Effective July 1, 2005)

Sec. 88. Section 112 of special act 02-1 of the May 9 special session is repealed. (Effective July 1, 2005)

Sec. 89. Section 33 of public act 04-1 of the May special session is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Not more than one million dollars of the bond funds authorized under section 4-66c of the general statutes shall be made available to the city of Milford for (1) construction of a pavilion in the parking area at Walnut Beach, (2) [extension of a boardwalk from Walnut Beach to Silver Sands State Park] streetscape and handicapped access improvements at Walnut Beach, (3) development of the Walnut Beach arts district, and (4) development of the Stowe Farm in the Walnut Beach district.

Sec. 90. Section 34 of public act 04-1 of the May special session is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Not more than one million five hundred thousand dollars of the bond funds authorized under various public and special acts for the State Parks Improvement Program of the Department of Environmental Protection shall be made available for [(1)] extension of a boardwalk from Silver Sands State Park to Walnut Beach. [, and (2) the creation of handicapped access to Walnut Beach. ]

Sec. 91. Section 1 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of [this act] special act 04-2 of the May 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 [$ 260,527,339] $242,577,339.

Sec. 92. Subdivision (3) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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

Sec. 93. Subparagraph (D) of subdivision (2) of subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is repealed. (Effective July 1, 2005)

Sec. 94. Subsection (p) of section 2 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is repealed. (Effective July 1, 2005)

Sec. 95. Subdivision (1) of subsection (h) of section 13 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

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 to be administered by the town, 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, and $500,000 shall be used for the restoration of the Trinity on Main property in New Britain.

Sec. 96. Section 19 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsection [(a)] (b), (d), (e) or (f), subdivision (2) of subsection (h), subsection (i) or (j) of section 13 of [this act] special act 04-2 of the May special session 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] special act 04-2 of the May Special Session 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. 97. Section 101 of special act 04-2 of the May special session is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

(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 [$ 22,000,000] $20,000,000, 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 $750,000 of said amount shall be used for asbestos clean-up and removal in schools located in Brookfield, including any expenses incurred after July 1, 2002, (F) 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)] (G) not more than $ 500,000 of said amount shall be used for cleanup and preservation of an estuary located in Cove Island, [(G)] (H) 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)] (I) 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. 98. Section 1 of public act 04-3 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of [this act] public act 04-3, 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 [$ 138,962,390] $137,662,390.

Sec. 99. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 04-3 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Purchase of equipment for the new science facility, not exceeding [$ 3,500,000] $2,200,000.

Sec. 100. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (4) of subsection (c) of section 2 of public act 04-3 is amended to read as follows (Effective July 1, 2005):

Addition and renovations to Buley Library and Engleman Hall, not exceeding $ 23,350,000.

Approved July 1, 2005