Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 440

February Session, 2012

 

LCO No. 1864

 

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Referred to Committee on Planning and Development

 

Introduced by:

 

(PD)

 

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AMOUNTS IN THE CLEAN WATER FUND TO BE USED FOR PHOSPHOROUS REMOVAL.

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

Section 1. Subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 22a-478 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2012):

(3) A construction contract eligible for financing awarded by a municipality on or after July 1, 1999, as a project undertaken for nitrogen or phosphorous removal shall receive a project grant of thirty per cent of the cost of the project associated with nitrogen or phosphorous removal, a twenty per cent grant for the balance of the cost of the project not related to nitrogen or phosphorous removal, and a loan for the remainder of the costs of the project, not exceeding one hundred per cent of the eligible water quality project costs. Nitrogen removal projects under design or construction on July 1, 1999, and projects that have been constructed but have not received permanent, Clean Water Fund financing, on July 1, 1999, shall be eligible to receive a project grant of thirty per cent of the cost of the project associated with nitrogen removal, a twenty per cent grant for the balance of the cost of the project not related to nitrogen removal, and a loan for the remainder of the costs of the project, not exceeding one hundred per cent of the eligible water quality project costs.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2012

22a-478(c)(3)

Statement of Purpose:

To make Clean Water Fund moneys available for municipal water pollution control projects concerning phosphorous removal.

[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.]