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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 308

February Session, 2008

 

LCO No. 1758

 

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Referred to Committee on Higher Education and Employment Advancement

 

Introduced by:

 

(HED)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING TO INCREASE FULL-TIME FACULTY.

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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2008) The sum of four million four hundred thousand dollars is appropriated to the regional community-technical colleges, from the General Fund, for Operating Expenses, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.

Sec. 2. (Effective July 1, 2008) The sum of one hundred sixty-one million six hundred fifty-four thousand two hundred ninety-four dollars is appropriated to the Connecticut State University system, from the General Fund, for Operating Expenses, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, of which one million two hundred ten thousand dollars shall be used for the purposes of increasing the number of full-time faculty.

Sec. 3. (Effective July 1, 2008) The sum of two hundred thirty-four million six hundred twenty-one thousand one hundred sixty dollars is appropriated to The University of Connecticut, from the General Fund, for Operating Expenses, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, of which five million two hundred five thousand dollars shall be used for the purposes of increasing the number of faculty.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2008

New section

Sec. 2

July 1, 2008

New section

Sec. 3

July 1, 2008

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To increase funding for the purpose of increasing the number of full-time faculty for the constituent units.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]