OLR Bill Analysis

HB 6529

AN ACT INTEGRATING MUNICIPALITIES INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ELECTRONIC BUSINESS PORTAL.

SUMMARY:

This bill specifies the features the Department of Economic and Community Development must include in any electronic business portal it establishes. At a minimum, the portal must:

1. include specific branding that mirrors a statewide branding program directed by the governor's office,

2. be aligned with the nonprofit Connecticut Economic Resource Center's online business assistance information programs, and

3. allow municipalities to promote local resources.

Each municipality must provide and maintain its content for the portal.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

COMMITTEE ACTION

Commerce Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

19

Nay

0

(03/14/2013)