Connecticut Seal

General Assembly



January Session, 2011

LCO No. 5717



Offered by:


SEN. KANE, 32nd Dist.


To: Senate Bill No. 1239

File No.

Cal. No.

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (Effective from passage) The provisions of this act shall not take effect until: (1) An agreement between the state and the State Employees Bargaining Unit Coalition (SEBAC) concerning wages, hours and other conditions of employment has been executed, ratified by SEBAC and any other affected employee organization, as defined in section 5-270 of the general statutes, and approved by the General Assembly pursuant to section 5-278 of the general statutes and Rule 31 of the Joint Rules of this session, except as provided in this section, and (2) if such agreement achieves less than one billion dollars in savings during each year of the biennium, the General Assembly has enacted such further spending reductions as needed to balance the state budget for the biennium ending June 30, 2013. The General Assembly shall approve such agreement as a whole by a majority vote of each house or reject such agreement as a whole by a majority vote of either house before the adjournment of the current regular session. If the General Assembly fails to vote, such agreement shall not be deemed approved. "