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Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 7512

   
 

*HB0636607512HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. MILLER L. , 122nd Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6366

File No. 758

Cal. No. 197

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING. "

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

"Sec. 501. (Effective from passage) (a) There is established a task force to study the feasibility of establishing goals for mixed population public housing that would require approximately eighty-six per cent of such units to be reserved for persons over age sixty and approximately fourteen per cent of such units to be reserved for persons with disabilities. Such task force shall consider recommending legislation modeled after Massachusetts General Laws chapter 121B, section 39.

(b) The task force shall consist of the following members:

(1) Two appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives;

(2) Two appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate;

(3) One appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives;

(4) One appointed by the majority leader of the Senate;

(5) One appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives; and

(6) One appointed by the minority leader of the Senate.

(c) Any member of the task force appointed under subdivision (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) or (6) of subsection (b) of this section may be a member of the General Assembly.

(d) All appointments to the task force shall be made not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority.

(e) The speaker of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore of the Senate shall select the chairpersons of the task force, from among the members of the task force. Such chairpersons shall schedule the first meeting of the task force, which shall be held not later than sixty days after the effective date of this section.

(f) The administrative staff of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to housing shall serve as administrative staff of the task force.

(g) Not later than January 1, 2014, the task force shall submit a report on its findings and recommendations to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to housing, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes. The task force shall terminate on the date that it submits such report or January 1, 2014, whichever is later. "

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

Sec. 501

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