Substitute House Bill No. 5021
          Substitute House Bill No. 5021

               SPECIAL ACT NO. 98-6


AN  ACT MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO THE STATE BUDGET FOR
THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 1999.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section 1. Section  11 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The following sums  are  appropriated  for the
annual period as  indicated  and  for the purposes
described.

GENERAL FUND

                              1998-99

                        $
LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE
MANAGEMENT
Personal Services         24,798,459
Other Expenses           [10,793,093]     12,293,093
Equipment                  1,985,480
Interim Committee
 Staffing                    410,000
Interim Salary/Caucus
 Offices                     350,000
Industrial Renewal
 Plan                        180,000
Institute for
 Municipal Studies           125,000
Redistricting                 75,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
[Council of State
 Governments                  90,000
National Conference
 of State Legislatures       105,100
National Conference
 of Commissioners on
 Uniform State Laws           19,000
Caucus of the New
 England State
 Legislatures                  5,000
National Conference
 of Insurance
 Legislators                   3,000
Yankee Trader
 Institute                    14,750]
INTERSTATE CONFERENCE
 FUND                                        236,850

AGENCY TOTAL             [38,953,882]     40,453,882

AUDITORS OF PUBLIC
ACCOUNTS
Personal Services          6,754,876
Other Expenses              [426,550]        496,550
Equipment                     92,800

AGENCY TOTAL              [7,274,226]      7,344,226

COMMISSION ON THE
STATUS OF WOMEN
Personal Services            348,660
Other Expenses               [92,300]        112,300
Equipment                      1,750

AGENCY TOTAL                [442,710]        462,710

COMMISSION ON
CHILDREN
Personal Services            294,065
Other Expenses               [52,300]        102,300
Equipment                      7,750
SOCIAL HEALTH
 INDEX                                        40,000

AGENCY TOTAL                [354,115]        444,115

COMMISSION ON LATINO
AND PUERTO RICAN
AFFAIRS
Personal Services           [162,055]        207,055
Other Expenses                48,300
Equipment                      5,250

AGENCY TOTAL                [215,605]        260,605

AFRICAN-AMERICAN
AFFAIRS COMMISSION
Personal Services            146,676
Other Expenses               [42,325]         98,325
Equipment                      7,500

AGENCY TOTAL                [196,501]        252,501

TOTAL                    [47,437,039]     49,218,039
LEGISLATIVE

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE
Personal Services         [1,864,312]      1,817,924
Other Expenses               232,023
Equipment                      2,000

OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
New England
 Governors' Conference       112,000
National Governor's
 Association                  89,292

AGENCY TOTAL              [2,299,627]      2,253,239

SECRETARY OF THE
STATE
Personal Services         [2,103,201]      2,061,966
Other Expenses             1,159,696

AGENCY TOTAL              [3,262,897]      3,221,662

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S
OFFICE
Personal Services            213,356
Other Expenses                24,408
Equipment                         [0]            100

AGENCY TOTAL                [237,764]        237,864

ELECTIONS ENFORCEMENT
COMMISSION
Personal Services            591,863
Other Expenses               [56,851]         70,901

AGENCY TOTAL                [648,714]        662,764

ETHICS COMMISSION
Personal Services            560,871
Other Expenses               [84,815]        109,815

AGENCY TOTAL                [645,686]        670,686

FREEDOM OF
INFORMATION
COMMISSION
Personal Services            821,872
Other Expenses              [101,009]        104,009

AGENCY TOTAL                [922,881]        925,881

JUDICIAL SELECTION
COMMISSION
Personal Services             55,073
Other Expenses                20,120

AGENCY TOTAL                  75,193

STATE PROPERTIES
REVIEW BOARD
Personal Services           [267,311]        277,040
Other Expenses              [134,796]        170,796
Equipment                      1,300

AGENCY TOTAL                [403,407]        449,136

STATE TREASURER
Personal Services         [2,796,488]      2,689,728
Other Expenses               428,842
Equipment                      4,700

AGENCY TOTAL              [3,230,030]      3,123,270

STATE COMPTROLLER
Personal Services        [13,483,494]     13,083,494
Other Expenses            [2,271,492]      2,610,078
Equipment                      5,000
Wellness Program              47,500
State Employees
 Retirement Data Base       [617,500]        438,914
YEAR 2000 CONVERSION                         172,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Governmental
 Accounting
 Standards Board              19,570

AGENCY TOTAL             [16,444,556]     16,376,556

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
SERVICES
Personal Services        [43,070,736]     41,218,243
Other Expenses             9,581,290
Equipment                      1,100
Collection and
 Litigation
 Contingency Fund            187,500

AGENCY TOTAL             [52,840,626]     50,988,133

DIVISION OF SPECIAL
REVENUE
Personal Services         [8,335,752]      6,494,974
Other Expenses             2,306,962
Equipment                      2,600

AGENCY TOTAL             [10,645,314]      8,804,536

STATE INSURANCE
PURCHASING BOARD
Personal Services            101,189
Other Expenses             7,140,173
Equipment                      1,500
Surety Bonds for
State Officials and
 Employees                   152,800

AGENCY TOTAL               7,395,662

GAMING POLICY BOARD
Other Expenses                 4,000

OFFICE OF POLICY AND
MANAGEMENT
Personal Services        [12,803,067]     12,114,442
Other Expenses            [2,226,675]      3,515,675
Equipment                      8,000
Automated Budget
 System and Data Base
 Link                       [513,478]        163,478
Leadership,
 Education, Athletics
 in Partnership (LEAP)    [1,000,000]      1,750,000
Children and Youth
 Program Development        [750,000]      1,450,000
Cash Management
 Improvement Act                 100
Justice Assistance
 Grants                   [3,077,134]      3,419,934
Neighborhood Youth
 Centers                   1,774,080
Private Providers         [9,000,000]     13,000,000
HIGH EFFICIENCY
 LICENSING PROGRAM
 IN PARTNERSHIP (HELP)                       500,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Regional Planning
 Agencies                   [600,000]        650,000
Tax Relief for
 Elderly Renters          [9,500,000]     11,100,000
Drug Enforcement
 Program                     976,749
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Reimbursement
 Property Tax -
 Disability Exemption        419,021
Distressed
 Municipalities            3,850,000
Property Tax Relief
 Elderly Circuit
 Breaker                  27,500,000
Property Tax Relief
 Elderly Freeze
 Program                   6,000,000
Property Tax Relief
 for Veterans             10,100,000
Drug Enforcement
 Program                  13,548,337
P.I.L.O.T. - New
 Manufacturing
 Machinery and
 Equipment               [73,950,000]     67,400,000
INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS                        200,000
CAPITAL CITY ECONOMIC
 DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY                       750,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [177,596,641]    180,189,816

DEPARTMENT OF
VETERANS AFFAIRS
Personal Services        [21,402,995]     20,042,416
Other Expenses            [5,573,364]      5,780,364
Equipment                      2,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [26,978,359]     25,824,780

DEPARTMENT OF
ADMINISTRATIVE
SERVICES
Personal Services        [18,059,946]     15,636,057
Other Expenses            [3,096,441]      3,076,441
Equipment                     10,000
Loss Control Risk
 Management                  705,000
Employees' Review
 Board                       [14,000]         64,000
Refunds of
 Collections                  45,000
W. C. Administrator        5,419,328
Automated Personnel
 System                    1,803,103
New Collections
 Projects                    300,000
HOSPITAL BILLING
 SYSTEM                                    1,426,252

AGENCY TOTAL             [29,452,818]     28,485,181

DEPARTMENT OF
INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
Personal Services         [2,021,050]      1,737,280
Other Expenses               625,678
[Small Agency IT
 Initiatives               1,000,000]

AGENCY TOTAL              [3,646,728]      2,362,958

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
WORKS
Personal Services         [5,370,267]      4,435,043
Other Expenses           [15,715,313]     15,781,713
Thames River Campus
 Management                1,556,000
Fairfield Hills
 Campus Management         1,500,000
Norwich Hospital
 Campus Management           500,000
Minor Capital
 Improvements              2,000,000
Rents and Moving          [6,000,000]      6,400,000
Capitol Day Care
 Center                      109,250
Facilities Design
 Expenses                  1,940,000
SEASIDE REGIONAL
 CENTER MANAGEMENT                           600,000
MYSTIC EDUCATION
 CENTER MANAGEMENT                           425,000
ALTOBELLO CAMPUS
 MANAGEMENT                                  405,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [34,690,830]     35,652,006

ATTORNEY GENERAL
Personal Services        [19,854,288]     20,243,750
Other Expenses              [986,031]      1,089,338
Equipment                     [5,000]         96,992
Sheff vs. O'Neill            100,000
Police Wiretap Case        1,100,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [22,045,319]     22,630,080

OFFICE OF THE CLAIMS
COMMISSIONER
Personal Services            183,811
Other Expenses                32,903
Adjudicated Claims            95,000

AGENCY TOTAL                 311,714

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE
Personal Services        [26,464,138]     26,114,138
Other Expenses            [2,537,261]      2,507,261
Forensic Sex Evidence
 Exams                      [160,000]        320,000
Witness Protection            30,000
Training and
 Education                    46,800
Expert Witnesses             176,188
MEDICAID FRAUD
 CONTROL                                     380,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [29,414,387]     29,574,387

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
COMMISSION
Other Expenses                 1,195

TOTAL                   [423,194,348]    420,220,699
GENERAL GOVERNMENT


REGULATION AND PROTECTION

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
SAFETY
Personal Services        [75,067,582]     77,234,786
Other Expenses           [11,977,907]     12,661,008
Equipment                    [50,000]        200,428
Stress Reduction              53,354
Trooper Training
 Class                     1,876,550
Fleet Purchase            [6,383,326]      6,515,326
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                    2,519,497
SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY                        323,142
SEX OFFENDER
 REGISTRATION
 ENFORCEMENT UNIT                            224,463
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Civil Air Patrol              38,692

AGENCY TOTAL             [97,966,908]    101,647,246

POLICE OFFICER
STANDARDS AND
TRAINING COUNCIL
Personal Services         [1,461,954]      1,471,881
Other Expenses               809,156
Equipment                     10,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Alzheimer's
 Association                  40,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [2,321,110]      2,331,037

BOARD OF FIREARMS
PERMIT EXAMINERS
Personal Services            [79,545]        114,545
Other Expenses               [19,007]         24,007

AGENCY TOTAL                 [98,552]        138,552

MILITARY DEPARTMENT
Personal Services         [2,431,932]      2,459,032
Other Expenses            [2,113,054]      2,249,354
Equipment                     30,000
Firing Squads               [195,000]        205,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [4,769,986]      4,943,386

COMMISSION ON FIRE
PREVENTION AND
CONTROL
Personal Services         [1,064,033]      1,076,585
Other Expenses              [468,334]        494,834
Equipment                     20,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Payments to Volunteer
 Fire Companies              220,000
CONNECTICUT STATE
 FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION                        30,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [1,772,367]      1,841,419

DEPARTMENT OF
CONSUMER PROTECTION
Personal Services         [8,961,668]      8,558,059
Other Expenses            [1,062,078]      1,059,078
EQUIPMENT                                      3,000
ELECTRIC RESTRUCTURING                       150,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [10,023,746]      9,770,137

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Personal Services          8,015,765
Other Expenses               984,976
Equipment                     50,000
Vocational and
 Manpower Training         1,925,300
Displaced Homemakers         419,365
Regional Workforce
 Development Boards          450,000
Community Employment
 Incentive Program         3,684,828
Summer Youth
 Employment                  800,314
One-Stop Employment
 Services                [22,500,000]     16,000,000
Non-Traditional
 Occupational Training       325,000
Machine Tool Job
 Training                    125,000
WELFARE-TO-WORK
 GRANT PROGRAM                            12,005,943

AGENCY TOTAL             [39,280,548]     44,786,491

OFFICE OF VICTIM
 ADVOCATE
PERSONAL SERVICES                             80,000
OTHER EXPENSES                                12,500
EQUIPMENT                                      7,500

AGENCY TOTAL                                 100,000

COMMISSION ON HUMAN
RIGHTS AND
OPPORTUNITIES
Personal Services         [4,812,881]      5,508,333
Other Expenses               646,747
Martin Luther King,
 Jr. Commission                5,230

AGENCY TOTAL              [5,464,858]      6,160,310

OFFICE OF PROTECTION
AND ADVOCACY FOR
PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES
Personal Services          1,945,181
Other Expenses               428,573

AGENCY TOTAL               2,373,754

OFFICE OF THE CHILD
ADVOCATE
Personal Services           [151,985]        306,590
Other Expenses               [15,600]         35,600

AGENCY TOTAL                [167,585]        342,190

TOTAL                   [164,239,414]    174,434,522
REGULATION AND
PROTECTION

CONSERVATION AND
DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE
Personal Services         [2,960,523]      3,035,940
Other Expenses              [572,524]        575,524
Oyster Program               100,000
CT Seafood Advisory
 Council                      50,000
Food Council                  50,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
WIC Program for Fresh
 Produce for Seniors         [36,114]         44,611
Collection of
 Agricultural
 Statistics                    1,200
Tuberculosis and
 Brucellosis
 Indemnity                     1,000
Exhibits and
 Demonstrations                 [600]          5,600
Connecticut Grown
 Product Promotion            15,000
WIC Coupon Program
 for Fresh Produce           [88,886]        130,371

AGENCY TOTAL              [3,875,847]      4,009,246

DEPARTMENT OF
ENVIRONMENTAL
PROTECTION
Personal Services        [26,849,913]     25,774,238
Other Expenses            [2,802,314]      3,189,314
Equipment                     [6,300]        340,360
Mosquito Control             300,000
Laboratory Fees              280,076
Dam Maintenance              111,038
Emergency Spill
 Response                  6,151,505
Long Island Sound
 Research Fund                 1,000
Greenways                    100,000
Emergency Response
 Commission                  109,844
Beardsley Park and
 Zoo                         450,000
ELECTRIC RESTRUCTURING                        75,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Soil Conservation
 Districts                     1,000
Agreement
 USGS-Geological
 Investigation                47,000
Agreement USGS -
 Hydrological Study          119,800
New England
 Interstate Water
 Pollution Commission          8,400
Northeast Interstate
 Forest Fire Compact           2,000
Connecticut River
 Valley Flood Control
 Commission                   39,400
Thames River Valley
 Flood Control
 Commission                   50,200
Environmental Review
 Teams                         1,000
Agreement USGS - Water
 Quality Stream
 Monitoring                  166,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [37,596,790]     37,317,175

COUNCIL ON
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Personal Services           [100,518]        101,918
Other Expenses                 6,470

AGENCY TOTAL                [106,988]        108,388

CONNECTICUT
HISTORICAL COMMISSION
Personal Services            811,095
Other Expenses                87,515
Equipment                      2,000
Freedom Trail                 40,000
ROCHAMBEAU'S ROUTE                            30,000

AGENCY TOTAL                [940,610]        970,610

DEPARTMENT OF
ECONOMIC AND
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Personal Services         [5,093,688]      5,611,807
Other Expenses            [3,162,172]      3,209,937
ELDERLY RENTAL REGISTRY
 AND COUNSELORS                              550,000
INDUSTRY CLUSTER
 INITIATIVE                                3,000,000
FILM COMMISSION                              150,000
Freedom Trail                100,000
Economic Information
 Systems                      80,000
CT Science Park               70,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Entrepreneurial
 Centers                     215,000
Institute for
 Community and
 Regional Development         60,000
Independent Living
 Handicapped Persons          56,250
Congregate Facilities
 Operation Costs          [3,819,490]      3,465,540
Housing Assistance
 and Counseling
 Program                      75,000
Elderly Congregate
 Rent Subsidy               [942,549]      1,296,499
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Tax Abatement              2,243,276
Payment in Lieu of
 Taxes                     2,900,000
ENDEAVOUR                                     50,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [18,817,425]     23,133,309

AGRICULTURAL
EXPERIMENT STATION
Personal Services         [4,191,169]      4,041,901
Other Expenses              [390,300]        408,300
Equipment                        750
Mosquito Control            [144,000]        203,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [4,726,219]      4,653,951

TOTAL                    [66,063,879]     70,192,679
CONSERVATION AND
DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH AND HOSPITALS

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
HEALTH
Personal Services        [27,303,452]     25,838,526
Other Expenses            [5,064,144]      6,018,000
Equipment                      2,000
Young Parents Program        201,250
Pregnancy Healthline         112,100
Needle and Syringe
 Exchange Program            404,700
Community Services
 Support for Persons
 with AIDS                   207,223
Teen Pregnancy
 Prevention Campaign          50,000
Children's Health
 Initiatives              [1,187,091]      1,061,091
Childhood Lead
 Poisoning                   255,450
AIDS Services              3,404,715
Liability Coverage
 for Volunteer Retired
 Physicians                    4,500
Breast and Cervical
 Cancer Detection and
 Treatment                 1,875,923
Services for Children
 Affected by AIDS            275,000
Children with Special
 Health Care Needs          [450,000]        700,000
MEDICAID ADMINISTRATION                    3,025,737
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Community Health
 Services                 [5,880,433]      6,225,433
Emergency Medical
 Services Training            35,000
Emergency Medical
 Services Regional
 Offices                     378,110
Rape Crisis                  444,120
X-Ray Screening and
 Tuberculosis Care           597,392
Genetic Diseases
 Programs                    677,357
Loan Repayment
 Program                     194,500
Immunization Services      4,330,520
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Local and District
 Departments of Health    [2,956,077]      3,945,304
Venereal Disease
 Control                     222,275
School Based Health
 Clinics                  [3,662,129]      4,462,129

AGENCY TOTAL             [60,175,461]     64,948,355

OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE
ACCESS
Personal Services         [1,903,098]      1,892,332
Other Expenses              [512,631]        461,368
Equipment                        500
Administration-
 Uncompensated Care         [200,000]        180,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [2,616,229]      2,534,200

OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL
EXAMINER
Personal Services         [2,879,789]      2,831,589
Other Expenses            [1,437,105]      1,280,120
Equipment                      2,000

AGENCY TOTAL              [4,318,894]      4,113,709

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL
RETARDATION
Personal Services       [233,625,407]    225,633,529
Other Expenses           [15,888,191]     20,044,915
Equipment                      2,000
Human Resource
 Development                 385,600
Family Support Grants        969,000
Pilot Programs for
 Client Services          [1,929,826]      2,019,926
Clinical Services         [4,938,193]      5,223,193
Early Intervention       [11,489,562]     12,389,562
Temporary Support
 Services                    200,000
Community Temporary
 Support Services            100,000
Community Respite
 Care Programs               400,000
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                    9,719,258
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Rent Subsidy Program      [2,111,183]      2,256,183
Respite Care              [1,473,384]      1,667,641
Family Reunion
 Program                     140,000
Employment
 Opportunities and Day
 Services                [80,657,482]     85,562,343
Family Placements         [1,619,797]      1,655,597
Emergency Placements      [3,175,349]      3,271,349
Community Residential
 Services               [172,973,535]    181,054,139
PILOT PROGRAM FOR
 COOPERATIVE
 PLACEMENTS                                  750,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [541,797,767]    553,444,235

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL
HEALTH AND ADDICTION
SERVICES
Personal Services        [60,461,517]     52,059,386
Other Expenses            [8,499,783]      8,914,752
Equipment                     10,000
Corporation for
 Supportive Housing       [1,000,000]      1,017,736
Pre-Trial Drug
 Education System         [2,588,000]      1,757,000
Pre-Trial Alcohol
 Education System          1,240,738
Managed Service
 System                   [6,533,280]      9,163,067
Drug Treatment for
 Schizophrenia             1,743,195
Legal Services              [397,200]        403,587
Connecticut Mental
 Health Center             7,172,564
Capitol Region Mental
 Health Center               363,781
Professional Services      5,390,371
Regional Action
 Councils                   [725,000]        736,659
General Assistance
 Managed Care            [34,956,694]     43,956,694
Substance Abuse
 Treatment Programs          [20,000]         20,322
Chronic Gamblers
 Treatment and
 Rehabilitation              100,000
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                    5,362,523
Eastern Region            [2,000,000]      2,027,156
NURSING HOME
 SCREENING PROGRAM                           509,387
SPECIAL POPULATION                         2,850,000
CIVIL COMMITMENT                             150,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Grants for Substance
 Abuse Services          [21,025,835]     24,718,430
Grants for Vocational
 Services                   [387,511]        393,742
Governor's
 Partnership to
 Protect Connecticut's
 Workforce                   450,000
Grants for Mental
 Health Services          63,059,862
Employment
 Opportunities            [8,539,613]      8,685,715

AGENCY TOTAL            [232,027,467]    242,256,667

PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY
REVIEW BOARD

Personal Services           [198,389]        205,139
Other Expenses                49,660

AGENCY TOTAL                [248,049]        254,799

TOTAL                   [841,183,867]    867,551,965
HEALTH AND HOSPITALS

HUMAN SERVICES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL
SERVICES
Personal Services       [100,258,631]     98,776,820
Other Expenses           [36,418,759]     39,208,725
Equipment                        500
[Nursing Home Reform
 Act                       1,325,090]
Financial Management
 Reporting                    25,000
Children's Health
 Initiative                2,440,359
Independent Living
 Center-
 Administration               23,441
Anti-Hunger Programs          18,201
Day Care Projects            496,300
Commission on Aging          200,000
Privatize Data
 Processing Services     [28,639,201]     30,341,701
BLOOD TESTS IN
 PATERNITY ACTIONS                           210,000
HUSKY PROGRAM                             14,441,152
STATE FOOD STAMP
 SUPPLEMENT                                3,950,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Vocational
 Rehabilitation            6,794,000
Medicaid              [1,872,286,000]  2,064,584,600
Old Age Assistance       [34,131,945]     33,187,959
Aid to the Blind            [653,275]        617,489
Aid to the Disabled      [70,713,168]     69,569,508
Temporary Assistance to
 Families                 24,258,319
Temporary Assistance to
 Families - TANF        [150,000,000]    196,539,370
Adjustment of
 Recoveries                  150,000
Emergency Assistance             500
Food Stamp Training
 Expenses                    130,800
Connecticut
 Pharmaceutical
 Assistance Contract
 to the Elderly          [24,243,035]     29,974,745
Maternal and Child
 Health Services           2,865,300
DMHAS-Disproportionate
 Share                   191,000,000
Connecticut Home Care
 Program                  14,601,835
Human Resource
 Development-Hispanic
 Programs                    106,746
Services to the
 Elderly                  [3,698,074]      3,830,681
Safety Net Services        5,000,000
Transportation for
 Employment
 Independence Program      2,205,000
Opportunity
 Industrial Centers          314,116
Transitionary Rental
 Assistance               [5,000,000]      2,500,000
Refunds of
 Collections              [1,000,000]      1,400,000
Energy Assistance          6,800,100
Services for Persons
 with Disabilities        [7,586,366]      6,948,566
Child Care Services        6,002,584
Child Care Services
 - TANF/CCDBG           [151,592,848]    149,592,848
Residences for
 Persons with AIDS        [1,445,800]      1,995,800
Supplemental
 Nutrition Assistance         91,904
Housing/Homeless
 Services                 [7,131,793]      7,951,793
Employment
 Opportunities               881,376
Human Resource
 Development              [3,897,963]      3,707,963
Child Day Care            12,423,543
Independent Living
 Centers                     593,845
AIDS Drug Assistance         592,000
Shelter Services for
 Victims of Household
 Abuse                        27,000
Disproportionate
 Share-Medical
 Emergency Assistance   [254,000,000]    220,000,000
State Administered
 General Assistance      [66,302,500]     73,203,490
School Readiness          [7,571,795]      5,596,795
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN'S
 MEDICAL CENTER                            8,000,000
COMMUNITY SERVICES                           570,000
INDIGENT IMMIGRANT
 MEDICAL SERVICES                            750,000
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Child Day Care             5,862,659
Human Resource
 Development                 239,385
Human Resource
 Development-Hispanic
 Programs                     11,678
Teenage Pregnancy
 Prevention Block
 Grant                     1,000,000
Vocational
 Rehabilitation
 Transition Plan              39,000
Traumatic Brain
 Injury                     [109,000]         54,500

AGENCY TOTAL          [3,113,200,734]  3,352,699,996

TOTAL                 [3,113,200,734]  3,352,699,996
HUMAN SERVICES

EDUCATION, MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES

DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION
Personal Services        [87,112,371]     85,573,371
Other Expenses            10,769,699
Training
 Paraprofessionals for
 Teaching                    372,000
[Literacy Volunteers          20,860]
Institutes for
 Educators                   328,000
Basic Skills Exam
 Teachers in Training      1,190,000
Teachers' Standards
 Implementation
 Program                   3,945,206
Early Childhood
 Program                 [19,780,000]     17,780,000
Development of
 Mastery Exams Grades
 4, 6, and 8               5,150,954
Primary Mental Health        294,000
Adult Education
 Action                      300,000
Vocational Technical
 School Textbooks            500,000
Repair of
 Instructional
 Equipment                  [237,500]        437,500
Minor Repairs to
 Plant                       332,500
Connecticut
 Pre-Engineering
 Program                    [100,000]        300,000
Contracting
 Instructional TV
 Services                    209,000
Connecticut Writing
 Project                     [50,000]        100,000
Jobs for Connecticut
 Graduates                  [240,000]        275,000
Science and
 Technology - Jason
 Project                     150,000
Hartford Public
 School Monitors            [200,000]        600,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
American School for
 the Deaf                 [6,351,558]      6,601,558
RESC Leases                  950,000
Regional Education
 Services                 [2,572,384]      2,882,384
Omnibus Education
 Grants State
 Supported Schools         2,854,000
Head Start Services        3,100,000
Head Start
 Enhancement               2,000,000
Family Resource
 Centers                   6,032,500
Nutmeg Games                  50,000
Charter Schools           [9,069,000]      9,750,000
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
School Building
 Grants and Interest
 Subsidy                     [25,500]        575,500
Vocational
 Agriculture               2,621,700
Transportation of
 School Children         [42,000,000]     41,355,000
Adult Education          [16,039,027]     14,734,000
Health and Welfare
 Services Pupils
 Private Schools           3,400,000
Education
 Equalization Grants  [1,277,350,000]  1,300,000,000
Bilingual Education        2,252,000
Priority School
 Districts                19,000,000
Young Parents Program       [244,080]        259,080
Interdistrict
 Cooperation             [21,932,301]     11,085,000
School Breakfast
 Program                   1,559,805
Excess Cost - Student
 Based                   [28,000,000]     46,000,000
Excess Cost - Equity      11,500,000
Medicaid Coordination     [6,500,000]      6,000,000
Student Achievement
 Grant                      [500,000]      1,000,000
Non-Public School
 Transportation           [4,450,000]      4,550,000
Celebration of
 Excellence                  [25,000]         75,000
School to Work
 Opportunities               250,000
Extended School Hours
 and Support Programs     [1,340,867]      3,000,867
Youth Service Bureaus     [2,748,398]      2,763,398
Project Concern -
 Receiving District         [277,769]        219,492
OPEN Choice Program       [1,900,000]      2,600,000
Lighthouse Schools          [400,000]        300,000
Special Education
 Overburden                 [225,000]        275,000
TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL
 DISTRICTS                                 3,000,000
EARLY READING SUCCESS                     20,200,000
MAGNET SCHOOLS                            17,500,000

AGENCY TOTAL          [1,608,802,979]  1,678,903,514

BOARD OF EDUCATION
AND SERVICES FOR THE
BLIND
Personal Services         [3,568,662]      3,483,328
Other Expenses              [898,977]      1,358,977
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Supplementary Relief
 and Services                118,560
Education of
 Handicapped Blind
 Children                  7,138,166
Vocational
 Rehabilitation              965,515
Education of
 Pre-School Blind
 Children                     24,887
Special Training for
 the Deaf  Blind             340,773
Connecticut Radio
 Information  Service         42,750
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Services for Persons
 with Impaired
 Vision                      242,672
Tuition and
 Services-Public
 School Children             671,220

AGENCY TOTAL             [14,012,182]     14,386,848

COMMISSION ON THE
DEAF AND HEARING
IMPAIRED
Personal Services           [716,408]        642,877
Other Expenses               157,799
PART-TIME
 INTERPRETERS                                276,567

AGENCY TOTAL                [874,207]      1,077,243

STATE LIBRARY
Personal Services         [5,038,686]      5,128,493
Other Expenses              [857,181]        863,981
Equipment                     25,000
Equipment-Law
 Department                  404,930
Library & Educational
 Materials                   459,225
Statewide Data Base
 Program                    [442,327]        842,327
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Basic Cultural
 Resources Grant          [2,160,695]      2,470,695
Support Cooperating
 Library Service Units       807,829
Grants-Local
 Institutions in
 Humanities                  [40,000]        200,000
Connecticut
 Educational
 Telecommunications
 Corporation                 850,000
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Grants to Public
 Libraries                   453,776
Connecticard Payments        697,835

AGENCY TOTAL             [12,237,484]     13,204,091

DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER
EDUCATION
Personal Services         [1,823,193]      1,926,435
Other Expenses              [164,634]        201,634
Equipment                      1,000
Minority Advancement
 Program                  [1,738,278]      2,738,278
Alternate Route to
 Certification                10,475
Student Community
 Services                     15,713
National Service Act         517,350
International
 Initiatives                 150,000
MINORITY TEACHER
 INCENTIVE PROGRAM                           250,000
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
[Scholastic
 Achievement Grant]
CAPITOL SCHOLARSHIP
 PROGRAM                  [3,199,859]      5,199,859
Awards to Children of
 Deceased/Disabled
 Veterans                      6,000
Connecticut
 Independent College
 Student Grant           [14,628,795]     16,128,795
Connecticut Aid for
 Public College
 Students                 [8,827,414]     11,327,414
New England Board of
 Higher Education            364,962

AGENCY TOTAL             [31,447,673]     38,837,915

UNIVERSITY OF
CONNECTICUT
Operating Expenses       148,852,425
Endowment Match            5,000,000
TUITION FREEZE                             2,433,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [153,852,425]    156,285,425

UNIVERSITY OF
CONNECTICUT HEALTH
CENTER
Operating Expenses        64,581,067
AHEC for Bridgeport          150,000

AGENCY TOTAL              64,731,067

CHARTER OAK COLLEGE
Operating Expenses          [965,643]        989,643
DISTANCE LEARNING
 CONSORTIUM                                  200,580

AGENCY TOTAL                               1,190,223

TEACHERS' RETIREMENT
BOARD
Personal Services         [1,382,000]      1,336,986
Other Expenses               444,261
Equipment                      3,200
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Retirement
 Contributions           188,334,000
Retirees Health
 Service Cost              3,825,000
MUNICIPAL RETIREE
 HEALTH INSURANCE
 COSTS                                     3,700,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [193,988,461]    197,643,447

REGIONAL COMMUNITY -
TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Operating Expenses        93,954,201
TUITION FREEZE                             1,149,000

AGENCY TOTAL                              95,103,201

CONNECTICUT STATE
UNIVERSITY
Operating Expenses       107,686,183
LONG ISLAND SOUND
 COUNCIL                                      75,000
TUITION FREEZE                             2,994,000

AGENCY TOTAL                             110,755,183

TOTAL                 [2,282,552,505]  2,372,118,157
EDUCATION, MUSEUMS,
LIBRARIES

CORRECTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTION
Personal Services       [279,339,602]    245,611,859
Other Expenses           [81,674,001]     64,919,001
Equipment                  3,363,496
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                  [10,610,180]     10,350,180
INMATE MEDICAL
 SERVICES                                 47,500,000
OVERCROWDING CONTINGENCY
 ACCOUNT                                   3,909,725
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Aid to Paroled and
 Discharged Inmates          151,664
Legal Services to
 Prisoners                   750,000
Volunteer Services          [189,885]        194,885
Community Residential
 Services                [11,723,986]     12,495,189
Community
 Nonresidential
 Services                 [1,005,648]      1,026,761

AGENCY TOTAL            [388,808,462]    390,272,760

BOARD OF PARDONS
Other Expenses                34,141

BOARD OF PAROLE
Personal Services         [3,020,204]      2,972,913
Other Expenses               742,363
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Community Residential
 Services                 [1,020,000]      1,052,992
Community Non-
 residential Services     [1,571,064]      1,592,484

AGENCY TOTAL              [6,353,631]      6,360,752

DEPARTMENT OF
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Personal Services       [144,222,308]    148,204,479
Other Expenses           [18,763,688]     20,779,216
Short Term
 Residential Treatment       360,000
Wilderness School
 Program                      96,250
Children's Trust Fund     [1,710,000]      2,870,000
Substance Abuse
 Screening                [1,600,000]      1,609,500
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                    1,588,611
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Grants for
 Psychiatric Clinics
 for Children            [10,206,671]     10,704,115
Day Treatment Centers
 for Children             [4,726,138]      5,446,138
Treatment and
 Prevention of Child
 Abuse                    [4,506,218]      5,200,488
Community Emergency
 Services                    776,597
Community Preventive
 Services                 [2,545,714]      2,547,385
Aftercare for
 Children                    [87,862]         82,862
Family Violence
 Services                   [352,367]        357,688
Health and Community
 Services                 [1,154,136]      1,155,374
No Nexus Special
 Education                 3,275,871
Family Preservation
 Services                 [5,375,515]      5,995,722
Substance Abuse
 Treatment                [1,635,941]      2,343,941
Child Welfare Support
 Services                 [1,873,193]      2,532,568
Juvenile Case
 Management
 Collaborative               547,600
Board and Care for
 Children-Adoption        20,367,295
Board and Care for
 Children-Foster         [60,087,113]     64,037,501
Board and Care for
 Children-Residential    [67,319,421]     72,175,759

AGENCY TOTAL            [353,178,509]    373,054,960

COUNTY SHERIFFS
Personal Services         [1,258,579]      1,241,864
Other Expenses              [998,353]      1,088,292
Sheriffs Training            [63,405]        652,455
Special Deputy
 Sheriffs                [19,789,880]     22,402,361
Vaccination and
 Testing                      79,430

AGENCY TOTAL             [22,189,647]     25,464,402

TOTAL                   [770,564,390]    795,187,015
CORRECTIONS

JUDICIAL

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

Personal Services       [153,331,909]    152,694,816
Other Expenses           [41,648,741]     44,993,012
EQUIPMENT                                    311,158
Alternative
 Incarceration Program   [19,812,484]     21,402,524
Justice Education
 Center, Inc.                225,000
Children Impacted by
 Domestic Violence           193,577
Juvenile Alternative
 Incarceration           [10,973,159]     16,591,595
Post-Release
 Nonresidential
 Services                 [1,300,000]      1,327,300
Juvenile Justice
 Centers                  [1,363,000]      1,781,623
PROBATE COURT                                500,000
TRUANCY SERVICES                             350,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [228,847,870]    240,370,605

PUBLIC DEFENDER
SERVICES COMMISSION
Personal Services        [18,867,650]     18,755,417
Other Expenses               824,736
Special Public
 Defenders-Contractual     1,268,000
Special Public
 Defenders-Non-
 Contractual                 910,000
Expert Witnesses             670,000
Training and
 Education                    27,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [22,567,386]     22,455,153

TOTAL                   [251,415,256]    262,825,758
JUDICIAL

NON-FUNCTIONAL

MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS TO THE
GOVERNOR
Governor's
 Contingency Account          18,000

DEBT SERVICE - STATE
TREASURER
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Debt Service            [824,882,978]    818,356,875
UConn 2000 - Debt
 Service                 [32,891,825]     31,900,075

AGENCY TOTAL            [857,774,803]    850,256,950

RESERVE FOR SALARY
ADJUSTMENTS
Reserve for Salary
 Adjustments            [109,930,100]    102,430,100

WORKERS' COMPENSATION
CLAIMS - DEPARTMENT
OF ADMINISTRATIVE
SERVICES
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                  [11,862,111]     12,122,111

MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER

JUDICIAL REVIEW
COUNCIL
Personal Services            109,519
Other Expenses                92,200
Equipment                      1,000

AGENCY TOTAL                 202,719

REFUNDS OF PAYMENTS
Other Expenses               450,000

FIRE TRAINING SCHOOLS
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Willimantic                  [65,400]         78,480
Torrington                   [48,100]         52,910
New Haven                    [32,200]         35,420
Derby                        [32,200]         35,420
Wolcott                      [42,200]         46,420
Fairfield                    [32,200]         35,420
Hartford                     [57,000]         62,700
Middletown                   [25,000]         27,500

AGENCY TOTAL                [334,300]        374,270

MAINTENANCE OF COUNTY
BASE FIRE RADIO
NETWORK
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Maintenance of County
 Base Fire Radio
 Network                      21,000

MAINTENANCE OF
STATEWIDE FIRE RADIO
NETWORK
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Maintenance of
 Statewide Fire
 Radio Network                14,000

EQUAL GRANTS TO
THIRTY-FOUR NON-
PROFIT GENERAL
HOSPITALS
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Equal Grants to
 Thirty-Four Non-
 Profit General
 Hospitals                        34

CONNECTICUT STATE
POLICE ASSOCIATION
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Connecticut State
 Police Association          [63,000]        178,000

CONNECTICUT STATE
FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Connecticut State
 Firemen's
 Association                [100,000]        200,000

INTERSTATE SANITATION
COMMISSION
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Interstate Sanitation
 Commission                    3,333

REIMBURSEMENTS TO
TOWNS FOR LOSS OF
TAXES ON STATE
PROPERTY
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Reimbursements to
 Towns for Loss of
 Taxes on State
 Property                [35,008,000]     34,068,355

REIMBURSEMENTS TO
TOWNS FOR LOSS OF
TAXES ON PRIVATE
TAX-EXEMPT PROPERTY
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Reimbursements to
 Towns for Loss of
 Taxes on Private
 Tax-Exempt Property      85,120,537

UNEMPLOYMENT
COMPENSATION
Other Expenses            [7,113,000]      5,113,000

STATE EMPLOYEES
RETIREMENT
CONTRIBUTIONS
Other Expenses          [256,161,788]    199,304,785

HIGHER EDUCATION
ALTERNATIVE
RETIREMENT SYSTEM
Other Expenses           [11,415,000]     12,415,000

PENSIONS AND
RETIREMENTS-OTHER
STATUTORY
Other Expenses             1,500,000

JUDGES AND
COMPENSATION
COMMISSIONERS
RETIREMENT
Other Expenses           [11,198,113]      9,283,249

INSURANCE - GROUP
LIFE
Other Expenses             2,575,000

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
- TRAINING AND TRAVEL
Other Current Expenses       925,625

EMPLOYERS SOCIAL
SECURITY TAX
Other Expenses          [131,343,529]    128,665,949

STATE EMPLOYEES
HEALTH SERVICE COST
Other Expenses          [181,214,300]    178,980,200

RETIRED STATE
EMPLOYEES HEALTH
SERVICE COST
Other Expenses           [96,850,000]    130,850,000

TOTAL                   [821,613,278]    790,245,056
MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER

TOTAL                 [1,801,198,292]  1,755,072,217
NON-FUNCTIONAL

TOTAL                 [9,761,049,724] 10,119,521,047
GENERAL FUND

LESS:

Legislative
 Unallocated Lapses        [-725,000]       -925,000
Estimated Unallocated
 Lapses                  -73,525,000
General Personal
 Services Reduction      -11,000,000
General Other
 Expenses Reductions     -12,000,000
[Early Retirement
 Incentive Program       -83,908,000]
Statewide Agency
 Functional
 Consolidation           -50,000,000

NET -
GENERAL FUND          [9,529,891,724]  9,972,071,047

    Sec.  2.  Section  12  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  following  sums  are appropriated for the
annual period as indicated and  for  the  purposes
described.

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

                              1998-99

                        $

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

STATE INSURANCE
PURCHASING BOARD
Other Expenses             2,204,017

TOTAL                      2,204,017
GENERAL GOVERNMENT

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

MOTOR VEHICLE
DEPARTMENT
Personal Services        [31,143,956]     30,771,474
Other Expenses            12,833,407
Equipment                    700,000
Graduated Licenses           200,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [44,877,363]     44,504,881

TOTAL                    [44,877,363]     44,504,881
REGULATION AND
PROTECTION

TRANSPORTATION

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION
Personal Services       [103,831,837]     97,942,612
Other Expenses            35,770,234
Equipment                  1,500,000
Highway and Planning
 Research                  2,274,356
Minor Capital
 Projects                    350,000
Highway & Bridge
 Renewal-Equipment         4,000,000
Handicapped Access
 Program                   7,420,669
Hospital Transit for
 Dialysis                    113,000
Rail Operations           55,085,264
Bus Operations            59,291,630
Workers' Compensation
 Claims                    1,408,686
Highway and Bridge
 Renewal                  10,200,000
TWEED - NEW HAVEN
 AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS                        600,000
DIAL-A-RIDE                                2,500,000
PAYMENTS TO
 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Aircraft Registration        873,000
Town Aid Road Grants     [20,000,000]     30,000,000

AGENCY TOTAL            [302,118,676]    309,329,451

TOTAL                   [302,118,676]    309,329,451
TRANSPORTATION

NON-FUNCTIONAL

DEBT SERVICE - STATE
TREASURER
OTHER THAN PAYMENTS
 TO LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Debt Service            [414,876,710]    387,094,062

RESERVE FOR SALARY
ADJUSTMENTS
Reserve for Salary
 Adjustments              15,846,000

MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER

REFUNDS OF PAYMENTS
Other Expenses             1,810,000

UNEMPLOYMENT
COMPENSATION
Other Expenses               475,000

STATE EMPLOYEES
RETIREMENT
CONTRIBUTIONS
Other Expenses           [31,700,000]     28,419,000

INSURANCE - GROUP
LIFE
Other Expenses               133,000

EMPLOYERS SOCIAL
SECURITY TAX
Other Expenses           [13,400,000]     12,920,300

STATE EMPLOYEES
HEALTH SERVICE COST
Other Expenses           [19,723,000]     18,832,600

TOTAL                    [67,241,000]     62,589,900
MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER

TOTAL                   [497,963,710]    465,529,962
NON-FUNCTIONAL

TOTAL                   [847,163,766]    821,568,311
SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION
FUND

LESS:

Estimated Unallocated
 Lapses                  -10,000,000
[Early Retirement
 Incentive Program        -8,315,000]

NET -                   [828,848,766]     811,568,311
SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION
FUND

    Sec. 3. Section  16  of  special  act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  following  sums  are appropriated for the
annual period as indicated and  for  the  purposes
described.

BANKING FUND

                              1998-99

                        $

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

DEPARTMENT OF BANKING
Personal Services         [8,753,489]      8,106,558
Other Expenses             2,200,726
Equipment                    675,670
Fringe Benefits           [3,326,198]      3,076,996
Indirect Overhead            440,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [15,396,083]     14,499,950

TOTAL                    [15,396,083]     14,499,950
REGULATION AND
PROTECTION

TOTAL                    [15,396,083]     14,499,950
BANKING FUND


    Sec.  4.  Section  17  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  following  sums  are appropriated for the
annual period as indicated and  for  the  purposes
described.

INSURANCE FUND

                              1998-99

                        $

DEPARTMENT OF
INSURANCE

Personal Services         [8,747,118]      9,879,153
Other Expenses            [1,330,587]      1,377,987
Equipment                   [162,000]        242,000
Fringe Benefits           [3,323,905]      3,738,778
Indirect Overhead            327,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [13,890,610]     15,564,918

TOTAL                    [13,890,610]     15,564,918
REGULATION AND
PROTECTION

TOTAL                    [13,890,610]     15,564,918
INSURANCE FUND

    Sec.  5.  Section  18  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  following  sums  are appropriated for the
annual period as indicated and  for  the  purposes
described.


CONSUMER COUNSEL AND
PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL
FUND

                              1998-99

                        $

OFFICE OF CONSUMER
COUNSEL
Personal Services           [899,679]      1,046,685
Other Expenses               391,510
Equipment                     15,293
Fringe Benefits             [341,878]        395,778
Indirect Overhead             73,111

AGENCY TOTAL              [1,721,471]      1,922,377

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
UTILITY CONTROL
Personal Services         [7,627,510]      9,078,294
Other Expenses            [1,906,758]      2,625,944
Equipment                   [205,000]        403,400
Fringe Benefits           [2,898,494]      3,449,795
Indirect Overhead            464,671
Nuclear Energy
 Advisory Council             15,000

AGENCY TOTAL             [13,117,433]     16,037,104

TOTAL                    [14,838,904]     17,959,481
REGULATION AND PROTECTION

TOTAL                    [14,838,904]     17,959,481
CONSUMER COUNSEL AND
PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL
FUND

    Sec.  6.  Section  19  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  following  sums  are appropriated for the
annual period as indicated and  for  the  purposes
described.


WORKERS' COMPENSATION
FUND

                              1998-99

                        $

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Health
 Clinics                     637,850

WORKERS' COMPENSATION
COMMISSION
Personal Services         [7,933,642]      7,978,642
Other Expenses             3,507,555
Equipment                    406,500
Criminal Justice
 Fraud Unit                  424,259
Rehabilitative
 Services                  5,021,984
Fringe Benefits           [2,656,505]      2,611,505
Indirect Overhead          1,238,369

AGENCY TOTAL              21,188,814

TOTAL                     21,826,664
REGULATION AND PROTECTION

TOTAL                     21,826,664
WORKERS' COMPENSATION
FUND

    Sec.  7.  Section  30  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The    unexpended   balance   of   the   funds
appropriated to the State Comptroller in section 1
of  public  act  93-80, as amended by section 1 of
public act 94-1 of the  May  special  session  and
section   1   of  special  act  95-12,  for  state
employees  retirement  data  base,   and   carried
forward  by  section  29  of special act 95-12, as
amended by section 11 of special act  96-8,  shall
not  lapse  on June 30, 1997, and such funds shall
continue  to  be  available  for  expenditure  for
development   of  payroll,  time  and  attendance,
accounting and database systems during the  fiscal
[year]  YEARS  ending  June 30, 1998, AND JUNE 30,
1999.
    Sec.  8.  Section  37  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    Up  to  $142,000  appropriated  to  the Police
Officer Standards and Training Council in  section
11  of  special act 95-12, as amended by section 1
of special act 96-8, for completion of the  office
automation  project,  shall  not lapse on June 30,
1997,  and  such  funds  shall  continue   to   be
available  for expenditure for such purpose during
the fiscal [year] YEARS ending June 30, 1998,  AND
JUNE 30, 1999.
    Sec.  9.  Section  41  of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    (a)  During  the  fiscal  year ending June 30,
1998, [and the fiscal year ending June 30,  1999,]
$1,000,000  of  the  federal funds received by the
Department  of  Education  from  Part  B  of   the
Individuals  with Disabilities Education Act shall
be  transferred  to  the  Department   of   Mental
Retardation for the Birth-to-Three program.
    (b)  DURING  THE  FISCAL  YEAR ENDING JUNE 30,
1999, $1,000,000 OF THE FEDERAL FUNDS RECEIVED  BY
THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION  FROM PART B OF THE
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT  SHALL
BE   TRANSFERRED   TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  MENTAL
RETARDATION  FOR  THE  BIRTH-TO-THREE  PROGRAM  AS
FOLLOWS:  $500,000  BY  SEPTEMBER  15,  1998,  AND
$500,000 BY OCTOBER 30, 1998, AFTER RECEIPT BY THE
DEPARTMENT  OF  EDUCATION  FROM  THE DEPARTMENT OF
MENTAL RETARDATION, NOT LATER  THAN  SEPTEMBER  1,
1998,  OF AN ACCOUNTING OF PRIOR YEAR EXPENDITURES
OF SUCH FUNDS.
    Sec.  10.  Section  45 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    [The]    UP   TO   $300,000   OF   THE   FUNDS
APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL  SERVICES
FOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT REPORTING IN SECTION 1 OF
SPECIAL ACT 97-21 AND THE  unexpended  balance  of
the funds appropriated to the Department of Social
Services in section 1 of public act  91-3  of  the
June  special  session,  for [financial management
reporting,] SUCH PURPOSE and  carried  forward  by
section  27  of  special  act 92-13, section 25 of
public act 93-80, section 30 of public act 94-1 of
the May special session, and section 41 of special
act 95-12, as amended by section 16 of special act
96-8,  shall  not lapse on June 30, 1997, and such
funds  shall  continue   to   be   available   for
expenditure  for  such  purpose  during the fiscal
years ending June 30, 1998, and June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  11. Notwithstanding  the  provisions  of
subsections (a) to (d), inclusive, of section 4-85
of the general  statutes,  the  Governor may, with
the approval of two-thirds of the total membership
of  the  finance  advisory  committee,  modify  or
reduce  requisitions  for  allotments  during  the
fiscal year ending  June  30,  1999,  in  order to
achieve  savings  related   to  state-wide  agency
functional consolidation and transfer funds to the
Department  of  Information   Technology   to   be
available  for expenditure  for  the  contract  to
provide     information    technology     services
state-wide. When the  report  of  the  Auditors of
Public Accounts concerning  the privatization plan
of the Department  of  Information  Technology  is
submitted to the  General  Assembly,  the Governor
shall submit a  report of such proposed transfers,
itemized  by  agency,   to   the   joint  standing
committee   on   appropriations,    through    the
legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis.
    Sec.  12.  The  unexpended  balance  of  funds
appropriated  to  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management  in  section 1 of special act 97-21, as
amended by public act 97-318,  public  act  97-322
and  public  act  97-11  of  the  June  18 special
session, for payments to local governments for the
drug  enforcement  program shall not lapse on June
30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to be made
available  for expenditure for such purpose during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec. 13. (a)  The  unexpended balance of funds
appropriated  to  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management in section  1 of special act 97-21, for
justice assistance grants, shall not lapse on June
30, 1998, and  such  funds  shall  continue  to be
available for expenditure  for such purpose during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
     (b)  The  unexpended  balance  of  the  funds
appropriated  to  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management  in section 1 of special act 97-21, for
children and youth program development, shall  not
lapse  on  June  30,  1998,  and  such funds shall
continue to be available  for  expenditure  during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    (c)   The   sum  of  $500,000  of  the  amount
appropriated  to  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management  in section 1 of special act 97-21, for
P.I.L.O.T.  -new   manufacturing   machinery   and
equipment,  shall  not lapse on June 30, 1998, and
such funds  shall  be  transferred  to  the  State
Library for expenses incurred in the relocation of
the archives.
    (d)  The  funds appropriated to The University
of Connecticut, the  Regional  Community-Technical
Colleges and the Connecticut State University, for
tuition freeze, shall only be released if  tuition
is frozen for such institutions.
    Sec.  14.  The  unexpended  balance  of  funds
appropriated  to  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management  in  section  1 of special act 96-8 and
carried forward  in  section  34  of  special  act
97-21, as amended by public act 97-318, public act
97-322 and public act 97-11 of the June 18 special
session  for  justice  assistance grants shall not
lapse on June  30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall
continue  to be available for expenditure for such
purpose during the fiscal  year  ending  June  30,
1999.
     Sec.  15.  (a)  Up to $500,000 transferred by
the finance advisory committee to  the  Department
of Mental Health and Addiction Services to managed
service   system,   for   services   to    persons
transitioning  out  of  the Department of Children
and Families shall not lapse on June 30, 1998, and
such  funds  shall  continue  to  be available for
expenditure for such  purpose  during  the  fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    (b)   The  unexpended  balance  of  the  funds
appropriated to the Department  of  Mental  Health
and Addiction Services in section 1 of special act
97-21,  for   behavioral   health   services   for
recipients  of general assistance, shall not lapse
on June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to
be  available  for  expenditure  for  such purpose
during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  16.  The  unexpended  balance  of  funds
appropriated to the Department of Public Works  in
section 1 of special act 97-21, and transferred to
the  Office  of   Policy   and   Management,   for
consultants  needed  for  the disposition of state
property, shall not lapse on June  30,  1998,  and
such funds shall continue to be made available for
such purpose during the fiscal  year  ending  June
30, 1999.
    Sec.  17.  The unexpended balance of the funds
appropriated to the Labor Department in section  1
of  special  act  97-21  for  one-stop  employment
services, for nontraditional occupational training
and  for machine tool job training shall not lapse
on June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to
be  available  for  expenditure  for  such purpose
during the fiscal year ending June  30,  1999.  In
order  to  facilitate  the  transfer of employment
services from the Department of Social Services to
the  Labor  Department,  the  Labor  Department is
deemed  the  successor  agency  for  purposes   of
liquidating  contractual  obligations incurred for
services to TFA clients  incurred  from  April  1,
1998,  through June 30, 1998, by the Department of
Social Services.
    Sec.  18.  The unexpended balance of the funds
transferred to the Labor Department in section  47
of  special act 97-21, for customized job training
programs, shall not lapse on June  30,  1998,  and
such  funds  shall  continue  to  be available for
expenditure for such  purpose  during  the  fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
     Sec.  19. For the fiscal year ending June 30,
1999, each school district in which two  per  cent
or  more  of  the  average  daily  membership,  as
defined in section 10-261 of the general statutes,
of  the  school  district are children age five to
eighteen, inclusive, in foster care placements  or
certified  relative foster care placements in such
school district on October 1, 1998, as  determined
by  the  Department of Children and Families shall
receive a grant from the Department  of  Education
in   an  amount  equal  to  one  hundred  thousand
dollars. Such grant shall be in addition to  funds
received  by  such  school  district  pursuant  to
subsection (b) of section 10-76g  of  the  general
statutes.
    Sec. 20. The  unexpended  balance of the funds
transferred  from  the  Labor  Department  to  the
Department of Social Services in subsection (e) of
section 121 of  public  act  97-2  of  the June 18
special session, for  employment  services,  shall
not lapse on  June  30,  1998,  and  shall be made
available  to  the  Labor  Department,  and  shall
continue  to  be  available  for  expenditure  for
employment services during  the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  21.  The  Department  of Social Services
may pay for contractual services for the  purposes
of  the  administration  of the child care subsidy
program through funds appropriated for  the  Child
Care Services account.
    Sec.  22.  The  sum  of  $90,000 of the amount
appropriated to the Department of Social Services,
for  other  expenses,  for  the fiscal year ending
June  30,  1999,  shall  be   transferred   to   a
restricted account entitled the "health care fraud
enforcement account" which  shall  be  established
within  the  budget  of  the Insurance Department.
Such funds shall  used  for  investigating  health
care  fraud.  Notwithstanding any provision of the
general  statutes  to  the  contrary,  any  amount
recovered  as  a  result  of  civil  action  which
exceeds the insurer's actual  damages,  including,
but  not  limited  to,  civil  penalties, shall be
credited to said account.
    Sec. 23. (a)  Up to $2,573,000 appropriated to
the Department of Children and Families in section
1 of special  act  97-21  for  other expenses, for
development  of  the  single  state-wide  computer
system (LINK) and a supervisory training contract,
shall  not lapse  on  June  30,  1998,  and  shall
continue to be  available  for expenditure through
the other expenses  account  to  complete the LINK
system  and  provide   the   required  supervisory
training during the  fiscal  year  ending June 30,
1999.
     (b)   The  sum  of  $400,000  of  the  amount
appropriated to the  Department  of  Children  and
Families  in  section  1 of special act 97-21, for
the Children's Trust Fund, shall not lapse on June
30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall continue to be
available for expenditure during the  fiscal  year
ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec. 24. (a)  Up to $1,000,000 appropriated to
the Department of  Banking in section 7 of special
act 97-21, for  other expenses, shall not lapse on
June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to be
available for expenditure  for such purpose during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
     (b)   Up   to  $34,000  appropriated  to  the
Department of Banking in section 7 of special  act
97-21,  for equipment, shall not lapse on June 30,
1998,  and  such  funds  shall  continue   to   be
available  for expenditure for such purpose during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.   25.   Up   to  $600,000  of  the  funds
appropriated   to   the   Workers'    Compensation
Commission  in  section 9 of special act 97-21, as
amended by public act 97-318,  public  act  97-322
and  public  act  97-11  of  the  June  18 special
session for other expenses shall not lapse on June
30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall continue to be
available for expenditure for such purpose  during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  26.  Up  to $275,000 appropriated to the
Office of Policy and Management in  section  1  of
special  act  97-21, for other expenses, shall not
lapse on June  30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall
continue  to  be  available for expenditure during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec. 27. (a) Up to $90,000 appropriated to the
Department of Social  Services  in  section  1  of
special act 97-21,  for  services  to the elderly,
shall not lapse  on  June 30, 1998, and such funds
shall continue to be available for expenditure for
such purpose during  the  fiscal  year ending June
30, 1999.
    (b)  Up  to   $375,000   appropriated  to  the
Department of Social  Services  in  section  1  of
special  act 97-21,  for  the  transportation  for
employment independence program,  shall  not lapse
on June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to
be available for  expenditure  for  the purpose of
providing  such services  in  eastern  Connecticut
during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    (c)  Up  to  $2,900,000  appropriated  to  the
Department of Social  Services  in  section  1  of
special   act   97-21,  for  transitionary  rental
assistance, shall not lapse on June 30, 1998,  and
such  funds  shall  continue  to  be available for
expenditure for such  purpose  during  the  fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    (d)   The  unexpended  balance  of  the  funds
appropriated to the Department of Social  Services
in  section  2  of  public act 98-11, for the food
assistance program established pursuant to section
1  of  said act, shall not lapse on June 30, 1998,
and such funds shall continue to be available  for
expenditure  for  such  purpose  during the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  28.  Up  to  $70,000 appropriated to the
Auditors  of  Public  Accounts  in  section  1  of
special   act   97-21,  for  other  expenses,  for
consultant services, shall not lapse on  June  30,
1998,   and   such  funds  shall  continue  to  be
available for expenditure for such purpose  during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  29.  Up  to $275,000 appropriated to the
Department of Higher Education  in  section  1  of
special  act 97-21, for National Services Act, and
up to $350,000 appropriated to said department  in
said  section,  for  Scholastic Achievement Grant,
shall not lapse on June 30, 1998, and  such  funds
shall continue to be available for expenditure for
such purposes during the fiscal year  ending  June
30, 1999.
    Sec.  30.  Up  to $355,000 appropriated to the
Department of  Public  Health  in  section  11  of
special  act  95-12,  as  amended  by section 1 of
special act 96-8, for other expenses, and  carried
forward  by  section  70  of special act 97-21, as
amended by section 78 of public act  97-8  of  the
June  18  special session, shall not lapse on June
30, 1998, and such  funds  shall  continue  to  be
available   for  expenditure  for  a  microfilming
project during the fiscal  year  ending  June  30,
1999.
    Sec.  31.  Up  to  $74,000 appropriated to the
Department of  Public  Health  in  section  21  of
public  act  96-238,  for  equipment,  and carried
forward pursuant to subsection (c) of section 4-89
of  the  general statutes, shall not lapse on June
30, 1998, and such  funds  shall  continue  to  be
available  for  expenditure  for development of an
automated  tracking  system  for  the   toxicology
laboratory, during the fiscal year ending June 30,
1999.
    Sec.  32.  Up  to $275,000 appropriated to the
Board of Education and Services for the  Blind  in
section   1   of  special  act  97-21,  for  other
expenses, shall not lapse on June  30,  1998,  and
shall   be  available  for  expenditure  for  data
processing improvements  during  the  fiscal  year
ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  33.  Up  to $931,500 appropriated to the
Department of Social  Services  in  section  1  of
special  act  97-21, for other expenses, and up to
$266,000 appropriated to said department  in  said
section 1, for privatize data processing services,
for  the  enhancement   of   the   child   support
enforcement, shall not lapse on June 30, 1998, and
such funds shall  continue  to  be  available  for
expenditure  for  such  purposes during the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec. 34. The  unexpended  balance of the funds
appropriated to the Department of Social Services,
for the HUSKY program, shall not lapse on June 30,
1998,  and  such   funds   shall  continue  to  be
available for expenditure  for such purpose during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  35.  The  unexpended balance of funds in
the fleet purchase account in  the  Department  of
Public  Safety  shall  not lapse on June 30, 1998,
and such funds shall continue to be available  for
expenditure  for  such  purpose  during the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  36.  The sum of $360,000 appropriated to
the Department of Mental Retardation in section  1
of special act 97-21, for Employment Opportunities
and  Day  Services,  and  the  sum   of   $320,000
appropriated to said department in said section 1,
for Residential Services, shall not lapse on  June
30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall continue to be
available  for  services  to  clients  on  waiting
lists,  during  the  fiscal  year  ending June 30,
1999.
    Sec.  37.  The unexpended balance of the funds
appropriated to the Department of Public Health in
section  1 of special act 97-21, for Children with
Special Health Care Needs, shall not lapse on June
30,  1998,  and  such  funds  shall continue to be
available for expenditure for such purpose  during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  38.  The unexpended balance of the funds
appropriated to the  Department  of  Economic  and
Community  Development in section 1 of special act
97-21, for Congregate Facilities Operation  Costs,
for a pilot program in Norwich to provide assisted
living services for the frail elderly,  shall  not
lapse  on  June  30,  1998,  and  such funds shall
continue to be available for expenditure for  such
purpose  during  the  fiscal  year ending June 30,
1999.
    Sec.  39.  (a) Notwithstanding section 17b-266
of  the  general  statutes,  the  Commissioner  of
Social  Services  shall  pay all capitation claims
which would otherwise be reimbursed to the  health
plans  described in subsection (b) of said section
17b-266, in July, 1998, no  later  than  June  30,
1998.
    (b)  The sum of $32,000,000 is appropriated to
the  Department  of  Social  Services,  from   the
General  Fund, for the fiscal year ending June 30,
1998, for the purposes of subsection (a)  of  this
section.
    Sec.   40.  (a)   The   following   sums   are
appropriated,  from  the  General  Fund,  for  the
purposes  herein specified  for  the  fiscal  year
ending June 30, 1998:

                                   $
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
SERVICES
Tax Rebate Program                      115,000,000

DEPARTMENT OF
INFORMATION
TECHNOLOGY
Year 2000 Conversions                    79,500,000

    (b)  The  appropriations  in subsection (a) of
this section shall not lapse on June 30, 1998, and
such  funds  shall  continue  to  be available for
expenditure for such purposes  during  the  fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    (c)  The  sum  of  $49,500,000  of  the amount
appropriated  to  the  Department  of  Information
Technology,  from  the General Fund in special act
98-2, for the fiscal year ending  June  30,  1998,
for  Year  2000  Conversions,  is  transferred  as
follows:

OFFICE OF POLICY AND
MANAGEMENT
Elderly Renter and Circuit
 Breaker Relief                           8,000,000
Elderly Renter and Circuit
 Breaker Relief Administration              500,000

AGENCY TOTAL                              8,500,000

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES
Tax Rebate Administration                 1,000,000

MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER

REIMBURSEMENTS TO
TOWNS FOR LOSS OF
TAXES ON STATE
PROPERTY
PAYMENTS TO LOCAL
 GOVERNMENTS
Reimbursements to
 Towns for Loss of
 Taxes on State
 Property                                28,000,000

REIMBURSEMENTS TO
TOWNS FOR LOSS OF
TAXES ON PRIVATE
TAX-EXEMPT PROPERTY
PAYMENTS TO LOCAL
 GOVERNMENTS
Reimbursements to
 Towns for Loss of
 Taxes on Private
 Tax-Exempt Property                     12,000,000

TOTAL
MISCELLANEOUS
APPROPRIATIONS
ADMINISTERED BY
THE COMPTROLLER                          40,000,000

The  funds transferred pursuant to this subsection
shall not  lapse  on  June  30,  1998,  and  shall
continue  to be available for expenditure for such
purposes during the fiscal year  ending  June  30,
1999.
    (d)  The Secretary of the Office of Policy and
Management is authorized to  make  a  supplemental
payment  to  (1)  persons  who participated in the
program established pursuant to section 12-129b of
the  general  statutes  with  respect  to the 1995
assessment year (2) homeowners who participated in
the  program  established pursuant to chapter 204a
of the general statutes with respect to  the  1996
assessment  year  and (3) renters who participated
in  the  program  established  pursuant  to   said
chapter with respect to the 1996 income year. Such
payment shall be made not later than September 30,
1998,  and  such  payment  shall not be considered
income  for  the  purposes  of  sections   8-119l,
12-170aa,   12-170d,  17b-490,  17b-550,  17b-812,
47-88d and 47-287 of the general statutes.
    (e)  The funds appropriated for reimbursements
to towns for loss of taxes on state property shall
be used to increase the grant otherwise payable to
each town proportionately, except with respect  to
state  property  which is eligible for one hundred
per cent reimbursement.
    (f)  The funds appropriated for reimbursements
to towns for loss of taxes on  private  tax-exempt
property  shall  be  used  to  increase  the grant
otherwise payable to each town proportionately.
    Sec.   41.   The   sum   of   $15,000,000   is
appropriated from the Special Transportation Fund,
to the State Treasurer, for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1998. Such funds shall not lapse on  June
30,  1998,  and shall be available for expenditure
during the fiscal year ending June 30,  1999,  for
debt service, provided, after the accounts for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1998, are  closed,  if
the  State  Comptroller  determines that a deficit
exists in the Special Transportation Fund for said
fiscal   year,   that   portion   of   the   funds
appropriated pursuant to  this  section  which  is
necessary to prevent a deficit shall lapse. If any
of the funds appropriated for debt service by this
section  for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999,
are used to fund a deficit  for  the  fiscal  year
ending  June  30,  1998,  an equal amount shall be
deemed to be appropriated to the State  Treasurer,
for  debt service, for the fiscal year ending June
30, 1999, in addition to the  amount  appropriated
to  the  State  Treasurer,  for  debt  service, in
section 12 of special act  97-21,  as  amended  by
section 2 of this act.
    Sec.   42.   (a)  The  sum  of  $3,000,000  is
appropriated  from  the  General   Fund   to   the
Department  of  Education,  for  the  fiscal  year
ending June 30, 1998, for grants  to  schools  for
the  purchase  of  library books. Such funds shall
not lapse on June 30, 1998, and shall continue  to
be  available  for  expenditure  for  such purpose
during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    (b)  The  sum of $1,778,823 is appropriated to
The University of Connecticut,  from  the  General
Fund,  for  the  fiscal year ending June 30, 1998,
for the Endowment Matching Grant. Such funds shall
not  lapse on June 30, 1998, and shall continue to
be available  for  expenditure  for  such  purpose
during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  43.  The  sum  of  $40,000 of the amount
appropriated to the  Department  of  Environmental
Protection  in section 1 of special act 97-21, for
Greenways, shall not lapse on June 30,  1998,  and
such  funds  shall  continue  to  be available for
expenditure for such  purpose  during  the  fiscal
year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  44.  Up  to  $70,000 appropriated to The
University of Connecticut Health Center in section
1  of  special  act  97-21,  for  the  Area Health
Education Center in Bridgeport, shall not lapse on
June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to be
available for expenditure for such purpose  during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  45.  Section  58 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    (a)  For  the  fiscal  [years  ending June 30,
1998, and]  YEAR  ENDING  June  30,  1999,  system
office     expenditures     for    the    Regional
Community-Technical   Colleges,    exclusive    of
telecommunications center funds, capital equipment
bond  funds,  funds  for   identified   systemwide
projects  which benefit the individual campuses of
the community-technical colleges,  and  funds  for
data  center,  shall  not  exceed  1.59% and 1.55%
respectively,   of   the   annual   general   fund
appropriation  and  operating  fund  expenditures,
exclusive of [federal, private,] capital bond  and
fringe benefit funds.
    (b)  For  the  fiscal  [years  ending June 30,
1998, and]  YEAR  ENDING  June  30,  1999,  system
office  expenditures  for  the  Connecticut  State
University system, exclusive of telecommunications
center  funds, capital equipment bond funds, funds
for identified systemwide projects  which  benefit
the  individual  campuses  of the State University
system, and  funds  for  data  center,  shall  not
exceed  1.13% and 1.1% respectively, of the annual
general  fund  appropriation  and  operating  fund
expenditures,  exclusive  of  [federal,  private,]
capital bond and fringe benefit funds.
    (c)   For   the  Regional  Community-Technical
Colleges, for the [fiscal years  ending  June  30,
1998, and] YEAR ENDING June 30, 1999, expenditures
for  institutional  administration,   defined   as
system   office,   executive   management,  fiscal
operations, and general administration,  exclusive
of    expenditures    for   logistical   services,
administrative computing, and  development,  shall
not  exceed 10.69% and 10.38% respectively, of the
annual general fund  appropriation  and  operating
fund    expenditures,   exclusive   of   [federal,
private,] capital bond and fringe benefit funds.
    (d)   For  the  Connecticut  State  University
system, for the  fiscal  [years  ending  June  30,
1998, and] YEAR ENDING June 30, 1999, expenditures
for  institutional  administration,   defined   as
system   office,   executive   management,  fiscal
operations, and general administration,  exclusive
of    expenditures    for   logistical   services,
administrative computing, and  development,  shall
not  exceed  7.94%  and  7.7% respectively, of the
annual general fund  appropriation  and  operating
fund    expenditures,   exclusive   of   [federal,
private,] capital bond and fringe benefit funds.
    (e)  For  The  University  of Connecticut, for
the fiscal [years ending June 30, 1998, and]  YEAR
ENDING    June    30,   1999,   expenditures   for
institutional administration,  defined  as  system
office,  executive  management, fiscal operations,
and   general   administration,    exclusive    of
expenditures      for     logistical     services,
administrative computing, and  development,  shall
not  exceed  3.58%  and 3.47% respectively, of the
annual general fund  appropriation  and  operating
fund    expenditures,   exclusive   of   [federal,
private,] capital bond and fringe benefit funds.
    (f)   The  Commissioner  of  Higher  Education
shall, within  available  appropriations,  monitor
compliance  with the provisions of subsections (a)
to (e),  inclusive,  of  this  section  and  shall
report  findings  to the joint standing committees
of  the  General  Assembly  having  cognizance  of
matters    relating    to    education    and   to
appropriations not later than sixty days following
the  close  of  each  quarter  of the fiscal years
ending June 30, 1998, and June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  46. The Department of Correction may not
use  any  of  the  funds   appropriated   to   the
overcrowding  contingency  account for the purpose
of reopening any correctional  facility  that  was
not open as of April 1, 1998.
    Sec. 47. Section  2  of  special  act  98-7 is
amended to read as follows:
    [Of  the  amounts]  THE  UNEXPENDED BALANCE OF
THE FUNDS appropriated to the Board  of  Education
and  Services  for  the Blind in section 1 of this
act [up to $500,000 of the amount appropriated for
other  expenses  and  up to $330,000 of the amount
appropriated for equipment]  shall  not  lapse  on
June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to be
available  for  agency  moving  costs  during  the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1999.
    Sec.  48. Up to $2,000,000 appropriated to the
Department of Education in section  1  of  special
act  97-21,  for school readiness, shall not lapse
on June 30, 1998, and such funds shall continue to
be  available  for  expenditure  for  such purpose
during the fiscal year ending June 30,  1999.  The
funds  shall  be  distributed  proportionately  to
towns which returned unexpended  school  readiness
funds,  based on the amount of such funds returned
by such towns.
    Sec.  49.  The  sum  of  $50,000 of the amount
appropriated to the  Department  of  Environmental
Protection  in  section  1  of this act, for other
expenses, shall be transferred  to  the  fisheries
account within the Conservation Fund.
    Sec.  50.  If  any  federal funds are received
for dial-a-ride during the fiscal year ending June
30,  1999,  the  amount  of  the appropriation for
dial-a-ride in this act available for  expenditure
shall  be reduced by an amount equal to the amount
of federal funds received.
    Sec. 51. Section  96  of  special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  appropriations  in  section  11  of [this
act] SPECIAL ACT 97-21, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 1 OF
THIS  ACT,  are  supported by revenue estimates as
follows:

ESTIMATED REVENUE - GENERAL FUND

Taxes                     1998-99
Personal Income     [$ 3,172,000,000]  $3,400,200,000
Sales & Use           [2,825,900,000]   2,878,900,000
Corporation             [583,900,000]     586,400,000
Inheritance & Estate    [181,100,000]     234,000,000
Hospital Gross          [131,800,000]     127,600,000
 Receipts
Public Service          [178,800,000]     172,900,000
Insurance Companies     [186,000,000]     195,300,000
Cigarettes              [119,800,000]     122,900,000
Oil Companies            [56,100,000]      60,400,000
Real Estate Conveyances  [72,100,000]      88,000,000
Alcoholic Beverages      [41,400,000]      39,700,000
Admissions, Dues         [25,800,000]      26,400,000
 & Cabaret
Miscellaneous            [26,100,000]      26,400,000
Total Taxes           [7,600,800,000]   7,959,100,000
Refunds of Taxes       [(747,000,000)]   (722,600,000)
Net General Fund      [6,853,800,000]   7,236,500,000
 Taxes

Other Revenue
Transfers-Special       [278,000,000]     263,400,000
 Revenue
Indian Gaming Payments  [245,000,000]     256,200,000
Licenses,Permits,Fees   [109,900,000]     116,200,000
Sales of Commodities     [40,000,000]      32,000,000
Rents, Fines, Escheats   [34,000,000]      35,000,000
Investment Income        [29,000,000]      56,000,000
Miscellaneous           [188,000,000]     163,000,000
Total Other Revenue     [923,900,000]     921,800,000

Other Sources
Federal Grants        [1,843,000,000]   1,923,700,000
Transfers- To Other      (90,000,000)
 Funds
Total Other Sources   [1,753,000,000]   1,833,700,000

Total General Fund    [9,530,700,000]   9,992,000,000
 Revenues

    Sec.  52.  Section  97 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  appropriations  in  section  12  of [this
act] SPECIAL ACT 97-21, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 2 OF
THIS  ACT,  are  supported by revenue estimates as
follows:

ESTIMATED REVENUE - SPECIAL
TRANSPORTATION FUND

                        1998-99
Motor Fuels  Tax     [$484,700,000]      $476,000,000

Motor Vehicle         [176,500,000]       177,000,000
 Receipts
Licenses,Permits,     [101,850,000]       104,000,000
 Fees
Interest Income        [32,000,000]        35,000,000
Federal Grants           2,800,000
Petroleum Products
 Gross
Earnings Tax            20,000,000
 Transfer
Transfer to              [(250,000)]         (500,000)
 Conservation Fund

Total Revenue         [817,600,000]       814,300,000

Refunds of Taxes        (5,600,000)

Total Special         [812,000,000]       808,700,000
 Transportation Fund

    Sec.  53.  Section 102 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  appropriations  in  section  17  of [this
act] SPECIAL ACT 97-21, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 4 OF
THIS  ACT, are  supported  by revenue estimates as
follows:

ESTIMATED REVENUE - INSURANCE FUND

                        1998-99
Assessments           [$14,000,000]       $15,600,000
Total Insurance Fund   [14,000,000]        15,600,000

    Sec.  54.  Section 103 of special act 97-21 is
amended to read as follows:
    The  appropriations  in  section  18  of [this
act] SPECIAL ACT 97-21, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 5 OF
THIS  ACT,  are  supported by revenue estimates as
follows:

ESTIMATED REVENUE - CONSUMER
COUNSEL AND PUBLIC
UTILITY CONTROL FUND
                          1998-99
Fees and Assessments  [$15,000,000]       $18,000,000
Total Consumer
 Counsel and Public
 Utility Control       [15,000,000]        18,000,000
 Fund

    Sec.  55.  This act shall take effect from its
passage, except that sections 1 to 38,  inclusive,
and  sections  43  to 50 shall take effect July 1,
1998.

Approved May 19, 1998