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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5206

 

February Session, 2014

 

LCO No. 600

   

Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT ADVANCEMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MARONEY, 119th Dist.

REP. DAVIS P., 117th Dist.

 

AN ACT EXPANDING THE TAX CREDIT FOR APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING IN MANUFACTURING, CONSTRUCTION AND PLASTICS-RELATED TRADES.

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

That section 12-217g of the general statutes be amended to expand the tax credit for apprenticeship training in manufacturing, construction and plastics-related trades to cover biotechnology and computer coding and technology.

Statement of Purpose:

To develop a qualified workforce in the technology and biotechnology industries by enticing more companies to locate in Connecticut and provide a highly skilled workforce for existing Connecticut companies.