House Bill No. 6873
               House Bill No. 6873

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-28


AN   ACT   CONCERNING   ENFORCEMENT   OF   PARKING
REGULATIONS  ON  STATE  CAPITOL  GROUNDS,  PARKING
FACILITIES AND RELATED STRUCTURES.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (a)   of  section  2-71h  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)  The  supervision,  security,  utilization
and control of the  State  Capitol  building,  the
State  Capitol  grounds  and  parking  facilities,
exclusive  of  the  present  offices  and  parking
facilities  of  the Governor, Lieutenant Governor,
Secretary of the State and Secretary of the Office
of  Policy  and  Management  and  their respective
staffs,  the  Legislative  Office   Building   and
parking  garage  and  related  structures  and the
grounds and parking facilities thereon, and  other
facilities  and areas made available to or used by
the committee shall be as determined by the  Joint
Committee  on  Legislative  Management.  The Joint
Committee on Legislative Management shall maintain
such  buildings,  related  structures, grounds and
parking  facilities.  The   Joint   Committee   on
Legislative Management shall adopt regulations (1)
for the maintenance of order within such buildings
and  related structures and on such grounds and on
those  grounds,  buildings  and  facilities   made
available  for  the  use of said committee and (2)
establishing the regular business hours  for  such
buildings  and  all  offices  housed  within  such
buildings.   Any   person   violating   any   such
regulations  shall  be  fined  not  more  than one
hundred dollars, EXCEPT THAT ANY PERSON WHO  PARKS
A  MOTOR  VEHICLE IN VIOLATION OF SUCH REGULATIONS
SHALL HAVE COMMITTED AN INFRACTION  AND  SHALL  BE
FINED   NOT   MORE   THAN   NINETY   DOLLARS.  The
enforcement of such regulations shall  be  by  the
Office  of  State  Capitol Police. Notwithstanding
the   provisions   of   this    subsection,    the
Commissioner  of  Public  Works  may  provide  for
additional parking on land under  the  control  of
the Joint Committee on Legislative Management with
the approval of said committee.

Approved May 6, 1997