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Substitute Senate Bill No. 1167

Special Act No. 05-13

AN ACT CONCERNING NANOTECHNOLOGY, MOLECULAR MANUFACTURING AND ADVANCED AND DEVELOPING TECHNOLOGIES AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The Commissioner of Higher Education, in consultation with the Office of Workforce Competitiveness, shall review the inclusion of nanotechnology, molecular manufacturing and advanced and developing technologies at institutions of higher education. Not later than January 1, 2006, the board and the commissioner shall report their findings to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to higher education and employment advancement, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes.

Approved July 13, 2005