Substitute Senate Bill No. 1110
         Substitute Senate Bill No. 1110

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-7


AN ACT CONCERNING ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section  1.  Subsection  (a) of section 16a-46
of  the  general  statutes  is  repealed  and  the
following is substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)  The Secretary of the Office of Policy and
Management   shall   be   responsible   for    the
development  and  implementation  of a residential
energy conservation service program in  accordance
with  the  provisions  of  this  section, sections
16a-46a,  16a-46b  and  16a-46c   and   applicable
federal  law.  Participants  in  the program shall
provide or arrange for low cost energy audits.  No
participant   under  subdivision  (1)  or  (3)  of
section 16a-45a may be required  to  provide  such
services  outside  its  authorized service area or
area of normal operation. The  residential  energy
conservation  service  program  shall terminate on
July 1, [1997] 1999.
    Sec.  2.  This  act  shall take effect July 1,
1997.

Approved April 18, 1997