Senate Bill No. 586
               Senate Bill No. 586

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-225


AN ACT CONCERNING  EXPENDITURES  FOR THE FISHERIES
PROGRAMS  OF  THE   DEPARTMENT   OF  ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION.


    Be it enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section  1. Section  12-460a  of  the  general
statutes  is  repealed   and   the   following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    Notwithstanding  the  provisions   of  section
13b-61, AS AMENDED,  the  Commissioner  of Revenue
Services shall deposit  into the Conservation Fund
established  under section  22a-27h  [two  hundred
fifty] FIVE HUNDRED thousand dollars of the amount
of the funds  received  by  the state from the tax
imposed under this  chapter  attributable to sales
of fuel from distributors to any boat yard, public
or  private marina  or  other  entity  renting  or
leasing slips, dry storage, mooring or other space
for marine vessels  provided  such amount shall be
equally  divided  and   credited  to  the  boating
account and the fisheries account.
    Sec. 2. This  act  shall  take  effect July 1,
1998.

Approved June 8, 1998