CHAPTER 478b
QUINEBAUG AND SHETUCKET RIVERS
NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR

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Sec. 25-109q. Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers National Heritage Corridor Advisory Council.

      Sec. 25-109q. Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers National Heritage Corridor Advisory Council. (a) There is hereby established the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers National Heritage Corridor Advisory Council. Said council shall prepare the Cultural Heritage and Corridor Management Plan described in Section 105 of the Quinebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor Act of 1994. The council shall provide for public participation in the preparation of such plan and shall hold at least one public hearing in Windham, Tolland and New London counties to facilitate such participation provided notice of each hearing is published in a newspaper having a general circulation within the relevant county at least thirty days prior to the hearing to be held in such county. The council shall submit such plan to the Governor on or before January 1, 1996.

      (b) The council shall consist of: A representative of the office of the Governor; the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, or his designee; the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, or his designee; the chairperson of the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, or his designee; the chairperson of the Northeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, or his designee; the chairperson of the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, or his designee; and the chairperson of the Windham Regional Planning Agency, or his designee. The council shall further consist of the following members appointed by the Governor: Three chief elected officials from towns listed in section 104 of said act; two persons from any such town who represent economic development or business interests; two persons from any such town who represent tourism districts within the corridor; two persons from any such town who represent land conservation or outdoor recreation interests; two persons from any such town who represent historic preservation or cultural history interests; and one person engaged in agriculture in any such town. Vacancies on the advisory council shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments.

      (P.A. 95-180; 95-250, S. 1; P.A. 96-211, S. 1, 5, 6; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 210(e); P.A. 04-20, S. 3; 04-205, S. 5; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, S. 30.)

      History: P.A. 95-250 and P.A. 96-211 replaced Commissioner and Department of Economic Development with Commissioner and Department of Economic and Community Development; (Revisor's note: In 1999 the designator "(a)" was inserted following the boldface catchline and preceding "There is hereby established ..." to correct an inadvertent omission caused by clerical error); June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-20 replaced the Connecticut Historical Commission with the Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film, effective August 20, 2003; P.A. 04-205, effective June 3, 2004, and May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, effective May 12, 2004, both replaced Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film with Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism.

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