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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6355

 

January Session, 2007

 

LCO No. 2061

   

Referred to Committee on Transportation

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SPALLONE, 36th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE CREATION OF A CONNECTICUT TRANSIT AUTHORITY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to create a Connecticut Transit Authority, which would have cognizance over all matters concerning mass transportation. Such responsibilities shall be transferred from the Department of Transportation, and the Department of Transportation and Department of Motor Vehicles shall merge to create the Department of Highways, Roads and Motor Vehicles.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase mass transit in Connecticut by creating an agency dedicated to developing, monitoring and operating mass transit systems.