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House Bill No. 7061

Public Act No. 15-244

AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2017, AND MAKING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR, AND OTHER PROVISIONS RELATED TO REVENUE, DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS AND TAX FAIRNESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the GENERAL FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

LEGISLATIVE

   
       
 

LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

   
 

Personal Services

48,856,926

50,744,676

 

Other Expenses

17,008,514

18,445,596

 

Equipment

375,100

475,100

 

Flag Restoration

70,312

71,250

 

Minor Capital Improvements

380,000

225,000

 

Interim Salary/Caucus Offices

641,942

493,898

 

Old State House

569,724

589,589

 

Interstate Conference Fund

394,288

410,058

 

New England Board of Higher Education

179,788

185,179

 

AGENCY TOTAL

68,476,594

71,640,346

       
 

AUDITORS OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS

   
 

Personal Services

12,225,412

12,250,473

 

Other Expenses

400,115

404,950

 

Equipment

10,000

10,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

12,635,527

12,665,423

       
 

COMMISSION ON AGING

   
 

Personal Services

416,393

416,393

 

Other Expenses

38,236

38,236

 

AGENCY TOTAL

454,629

454,629

       
 

PERMANENT COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

   
 

Personal Services

541,016

541,016

 

Other Expenses

83,864

75,864

 

Equipment

1,000

1,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

625,880

617,880

       
 

COMMISSION ON CHILDREN

   
 

Personal Services

668,389

668,389

 

Other Expenses

100,932

100,932

 

AGENCY TOTAL

769,321

769,321

       
 

LATINO AND PUERTO RICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION

   
 

Personal Services

418,191

418,191

 

Other Expenses

27,290

27,290

 

AGENCY TOTAL

445,481

445,481

       
 

AFRICAN-AMERICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION

   
 

Personal Services

272,829

272,829

 

Other Expenses

28,128

28,128

 

AGENCY TOTAL

300,957

300,957

       
 

ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN AFFAIRS COMMISSION

   
 

Personal Services

209,155

209,155

 

Other Expenses

14,330

14,330

 

AGENCY TOTAL

223,485

223,485

       
 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

   
       
 

GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

   
 

Personal Services

2,372,643

2,407,998

 

Other Expenses

200,590

203,265

 

New England Governors' Conference

106,209

107,625

 

National Governors' Association

126,469

128,155

 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,805,911

2,847,043

       
 

SECRETARY OF THE STATE

   
 

Personal Services

2,923,939

2,941,115

 

Other Expenses

1,820,472

1,842,745

 

Commercial Recording Division

5,658,728

5,686,861

 

Board of Accountancy

297,114

301,941

 

AGENCY TOTAL

10,700,253

10,772,662

       
 

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S OFFICE

   
 

Personal Services

639,983

649,519

 

Other Expenses

68,640

69,555

 

AGENCY TOTAL

708,623

719,074

       
 

STATE TREASURER

   
 

Personal Services

3,255,469

3,313,919

 

Other Expenses

153,942

155,995

 

AGENCY TOTAL

3,409,411

3,469,914

       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER

   
 

Personal Services

25,190,835

25,394,018

 

Other Expenses

5,801,377

5,179,660

 

AGENCY TOTAL

30,992,212

30,573,678

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

61,648,494

62,091,282

 

Other Expenses

8,395,265

7,722,172

 

AGENCY TOTAL

70,043,759

69,813,454

       
 

OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY

   
 

Personal Services

826,468

837,351

 

Other Expenses

57,220

59,720

 

Child Fatality Review Panel

107,668

107,915

 

Information Technology Initiatives

31,588

31,588

 

Elections Enforcement Commission

3,624,215

3,675,456

 

Office of State Ethics

1,580,644

1,600,405

 

Freedom of Information Commission

1,726,320

1,735,450

 

Contracting Standards Board

314,368

302,932

 

Judicial Review Council

146,265

148,294

 

Judicial Selection Commission

93,100

93,279

 

Office of the Child Advocate

714,642

712,546

 

Office of the Victim Advocate

462,544

460,972

 

Board of Firearms Permit Examiners

127,959

128,422

 

AGENCY TOTAL

9,813,001

9,894,330

       
 

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

   
 

Personal Services

12,986,179

13,038,950

 

Other Expenses

1,190,216

1,216,413

 

Automated Budget System and Data Base Link

46,600

47,221

 

Justice Assistance Grants

1,008,740

1,022,232

 

Criminal Justice Information System

 

984,008

 

Project Longevity

1,000,000

1,000,000

 

Tax Relief For Elderly Renters

26,700,000

28,900,000

 

Private Providers

 

8,500,000

 

Reimbursement to Towns for Loss of Taxes on State Property

83,641,646

83,641,646

 

Reimbursements to Towns for Private Tax-Exempt Property

125,431,737

125,431,737

 

Reimbursement Property Tax - Disability Exemption

400,000

400,000

 

Distressed Municipalities

5,800,000

5,800,000

 

Property Tax Relief Elderly Circuit Breaker

20,505,900

20,505,900

 

Property Tax Relief Elderly Freeze Program

120,000

120,000

 

Property Tax Relief for Veterans

2,970,098

2,970,098

 

AGENCY TOTAL

281,801,116

293,578,205

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS

   
 

Personal Services

23,152,920

23,338,814

 

Other Expenses

5,059,380

5,059,380

 

Support Services for Veterans

180,500

180,500

 

SSMF Administration

593,310

593,310

 

Burial Expenses

7,200

7,200

 

Headstones

332,500

332,500

 

AGENCY TOTAL

29,325,810

29,511,704

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

53,985,369

54,425,425

 

Other Expenses

32,717,944

32,807,679

 

Tuition Reimbursement - Training and Travel

382,000

 
 

Labor - Management Fund

75,000

 
 

Management Services

4,623,259

4,428,787

 

Loss Control Risk Management

114,854

114,854

 

Employees' Review Board

20,822

21,100

 

Surety Bonds for State Officials and Employees

141,800

73,600

 

Quality of Work-Life

350,000

 
 

Refunds Of Collections

25,723

25,723

 

Rents and Moving

13,069,421

11,447,039

 

W. C. Administrator

5,000,000

5,000,000

 

Connecticut Education Network

2,941,857

2,941,857

 

State Insurance and Risk Mgmt Operations

13,683,019

13,995,707

 

IT Services

14,315,087

14,454,305

 

AGENCY TOTAL

141,446,155

139,736,076

       
 

ATTORNEY GENERAL

   
 

Personal Services

33,038,471

33,154,538

 

Other Expenses

1,062,361

1,078,926

 

AGENCY TOTAL

34,100,832

34,233,464

       
 

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

   
 

Personal Services

48,985,592

49,475,371

 

Other Expenses

2,561,355

2,561,355

 

Witness Protection

180,000

180,000

 

Training And Education

56,499

56,499

 

Expert Witnesses

330,000

330,000

 

Medicaid Fraud Control

1,323,438

1,325,095

 

Criminal Justice Commission

481

481

 

Cold Case Unit

277,119

282,511

 

Shooting Taskforce

1,115,406

1,125,663

 

AGENCY TOTAL

54,829,890

55,336,975

       
 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION

   
 

Personal Services

149,608,808

149,909,977

 

Other Expenses

29,099,716

29,033,588

 

Equipment

93,990

93,990

 

Stress Reduction

25,354

25,354

 

Fleet Purchase

6,183,375

6,877,690

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

4,562,247

4,562,247

 

Fire Training School - Willimantic

98,079

100,000

 

Maintenance of County Base Fire Radio Network

23,918

23,918

 

Maintenance of State-Wide Fire Radio Network

15,919

15,919

 

Police Association of Connecticut

190,000

190,000

 

Connecticut State Firefighter's Association

194,711

194,711

 

Fire Training School - Torrington

59,034

60,000

 

Fire Training School - New Haven

39,426

40,000

 

Fire Training School - Derby

29,559

30,000

 

Fire Training School - Wolcott

68,810

70,000

 

Fire Training School - Fairfield

49,164

50,000

 

Fire Training School - Hartford

97,989

100,000

 

Fire Training School - Middletown

29,299

30,000

 

Fire Training School - Stamford

29,342

30,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

190,498,740

191,437,394

       
 

MILITARY DEPARTMENT

   
 

Personal Services

3,146,928

3,179,977

 

Other Expenses

2,595,180

2,603,340

 

Honor Guards

350,000

350,000

 

Veteran's Service Bonuses

72,000

50,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

6,164,108

6,183,317

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER PROTECTION

   
 

Personal Services

15,935,765

16,070,008

 

Other Expenses

1,346,243

1,464,066

 

AGENCY TOTAL

17,282,008

17,534,074

       
 

LABOR DEPARTMENT

   
 

Personal Services

9,434,317

9,515,435

 

Other Expenses

1,268,588

1,128,588

 

CETC Workforce

686,938

707,244

 

Workforce Investment Act

32,104,008

32,104,008

 

Job Funnels Projects

224,700

230,510

 

Connecticut's Youth Employment Program

5,156,250

5,225,000

 

Jobs First Employment Services

18,036,623

18,039,903

 

STRIDE

518,094

532,475

 

Apprenticeship Program

583,896

584,977

 

Spanish-American Merchants Association

500,531

514,425

 

Connecticut Career Resource Network

166,061

166,909

 

Incumbent Worker Training

725,688

725,688

 

STRIVE

237,094

243,675

 

Customized Services

439,062

451,250

 

Opportunities for Long Term Unemployed

3,161,250

3,249,000

 

Veterans' Opportunity Pilot

526,875

541,500

 

Second Chance Initiatives

1,425,000

1,425,000

 

Cradle To Career

200,000

200,000

 

2Gen - TANF

1,500,000

1,500,000

 

ConnectiCorps

100,000

200,000

 

New Haven Jobs Funnel

525,000

540,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

77,519,975

77,825,587

       
 

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

   
 

Personal Services

6,664,520

6,721,805

 

Other Expenses

369,255

369,255

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

6,318

6,318

 

AGENCY TOTAL

7,040,093

7,097,378

       
 

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

   
 

Personal Services

2,339,429

2,354,131

 

Other Expenses

194,654

194,654

 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,534,083

2,548,785

       
 

CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

   
 

Personal Services

4,023,923

4,074,226

 

Other Expenses

783,103

783,103

 

Senior Food Vouchers

364,857

364,928

 

Tuberculosis and Brucellosis Indemnity

100

100

 

WIC Coupon Program for Fresh Produce

174,886

174,886

 

AGENCY TOTAL

5,346,869

5,397,243

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

   
 

Personal Services

31,059,897

31,266,085

 

Other Expenses

2,999,978

2,999,978

 

Mosquito Control

272,597

272,841

 

State Superfund Site Maintenance

481,918

488,344

 

Laboratory Fees

151,683

153,705

 

Dam Maintenance

142,981

143,144

 

Emergency Spill Response

7,278,320

7,326,885

 

Solid Waste Management

3,384,724

3,448,128

 

Underground Storage Tank

1,040,293

1,047,927

 

Clean Air

4,455,103

4,543,783

 

Environmental Conservation

9,083,811

9,122,571

 

Environmental Quality

10,047,411

10,115,610

 

Greenways Account

2

2

 

Conservation Districts & Soil and Water Councils

266,250

270,000

 

Interstate Environmental Commission

48,783

48,783

 

New England Interstate Water Pollution Commission

28,827

28,827

 

Northeast Interstate Forest Fire Compact

3,295

3,295

 

Connecticut River Valley Flood Control Commission

32,395

32,395

 

Thames River Valley Flood Control Commission

48,281

48,281

 

AGENCY TOTAL

70,826,549

71,360,584

       
 

COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

   
 

Personal Services

181,253

182,657

 

Other Expenses

1,789

1,789

 

AGENCY TOTAL

183,042

184,446

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

   
 

Personal Services

8,410,102

8,476,385

 

Other Expenses

1,072,065

1,052,065

 

Statewide Marketing

9,500,000

9,500,000

 

Small Business Incubator Program

339,916

349,352

 

Hartford Urban Arts Grant

395,000

400,000

 

New Britain Arts Council

63,187

64,941

 

Main Street Initiatives

152,297

154,328

 

Office of Military Affairs

216,598

219,962

 

Hydrogen/Fuel Cell Economy

153,671

157,937

 

CCAT-CT Manufacturing Supply Chain

843,013

860,862

 

Capital Region Development Authority

7,864,370

7,864,370

 

Neighborhood Music School

126,375

128,250

 

Nutmeg Games

64,075

65,000

 

Discovery Museum

315,930

324,699

 

National Theatre of the Deaf

126,371

129,879

 

CONNSTEP

495,712

503,067

 

Development Research and Economic Assistance

121,095

124,457

 

Connecticut Science Center

542,512

550,000

 

CT Flagship Producing Theaters Grant

417,108

428,687

 

Women's Business Center

393,750

400,000

 

Performing Arts Centers

1,263,714

1,298,792

 

Performing Theaters Grant

492,915

505,904

 

Arts Commission

1,578,720

1,622,542

 

Art Museum Consortium

461,014

473,812

 

CT Invention Convention

19,687

20,000

 

Litchfield Jazz Festival

46,875

47,500

 

Connecticut River Museum

25,000

25,000

 

Arte Inc.

25,000

25,000

 

CT Virtuosi Orchestra

25,000

25,000

 

Barnum Museum

25,000

25,000

 

Greater Hartford Arts Council

88,982

91,174

 

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

36,951

37,977

 

Maritime Center Authority

487,315

500,842

 

Tourism Districts

1,260,788

1,295,785

 

Amistad Committee for the Freedom Trail

39,514

40,612

 

Amistad Vessel

315,929

324,698

 

New Haven Festival of Arts and Ideas

665,111

683,574

 

New Haven Arts Council

78,982

81,174

 

Beardsley Zoo

327,136

336,217

 

Mystic Aquarium

517,308

531,668

 

Quinebaug Tourism

34,649

35,611

 

Northwestern Tourism

34,649

35,611

 

Eastern Tourism

34,649

35,611

 

Central Tourism

34,649

35,611

 

Twain/Stowe Homes

98,864

100,000

 

Cultural Alliance of Fairfield

78,982

81,174

 

AGENCY TOTAL

39,710,530

40,070,130

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING

   
 

Personal Services

2,234,652

2,242,842

 

Other Expenses

173,266

194,266

 

Elderly Rental Registry and Counselors

1,196,144

1,196,144

 

Subsidized Assisted Living Demonstration

2,255,625

2,332,250

 

Congregate Facilities Operation Costs

7,783,636

8,054,279

 

Housing Assistance and Counseling Program

411,094

416,575

 

Elderly Congregate Rent Subsidy

2,162,504

2,162,504

 

Housing/Homeless Services

69,107,806

75,227,013

 

Tax Abatement

1,118,580

1,153,793

 

Housing/Homeless Services - Municipality

640,398

640,398

 

AGENCY TOTAL

87,083,705

93,620,064

       
 

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION

   
 

Personal Services

6,385,305

6,496,579

 

Other Expenses

1,134,017

1,134,017

 

Equipment

10,000

10,000

 

Mosquito Control

503,987

507,516

 

Wildlife Disease Prevention

98,515

100,158

 

AGENCY TOTAL

8,131,824

8,248,270

       
 

HEALTH AND HOSPITALS

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

   
 

Personal Services

38,464,503

38,812,372

 

Other Expenses

7,162,820

7,478,436

 

Children's Health Initiatives

1,942,969

1,972,746

 

Childhood Lead Poisoning

67,839

68,744

 

AIDS Services

85,000

85,000

 

Children with Special Health Care Needs

1,022,173

1,037,429

 

Maternal Mortality Review

 

1,000

 

Community Health Services

1,930,842

2,008,515

 

Rape Crisis

617,008

617,008

 

Genetic Diseases Programs

237,895

237,895

 

Local and District Departments of Health

4,458,648

4,692,648

 

School Based Health Clinics

11,747,498

11,898,107

 

AGENCY TOTAL

67,737,195

68,909,900

       
 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER

   
 

Personal Services

4,825,259

4,857,946

 

Other Expenses

1,340,167

1,340,167

 

Equipment

19,226

19,226

 

Medicolegal Investigations

25,704

26,047

 

AGENCY TOTAL

6,210,356

6,243,386

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

262,989,799

265,087,937

 

Other Expenses

20,619,455

20,894,381

 

Family Support Grants

3,738,222

3,738,222

 

Cooperative Placements Program

24,544,841

24,477,566

 

Clinical Services

3,440,085

3,493,844

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

14,994,475

14,994,475

 

Autism Services

2,802,272

3,098,961

 

Behavioral Services Program

29,731,164

30,818,643

 

Supplemental Payments for Medical Services

4,908,116

4,908,116

 

Rent Subsidy Program

5,130,212

5,130,212

 

Employment Opportunities and Day Services

227,626,162

237,650,362

 

Community Residential Services

483,871,682

502,596,014

 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,084,396,485

1,116,888,733

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

205,578,670

208,141,328

 

Other Expenses

28,716,563

28,752,852

 

Housing Supports and Services

23,221,576

24,221,576

 

Managed Service System

62,596,523

62,743,207

 

Legal Services

995,819

995,819

 

Connecticut Mental Health Center

8,398,341

8,509,163

 

Professional Services

11,488,898

11,488,898

 

General Assistance Managed Care

41,991,862

43,075,573

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

11,792,289

11,792,289

 

Nursing Home Screening

591,645

591,645

 

Young Adult Services

80,206,667

85,961,827

 

TBI Community Services

10,400,667

10,412,737

 

Jail Diversion

4,595,351

4,617,881

 

Behavioral Health Medications

5,783,527

5,860,641

 

Prison Overcrowding

6,330,189

6,352,255

 

Medicaid Adult Rehabilitation Option

4,816,334

4,803,175

 

Discharge and Diversion Services

24,447,924

27,347,924

 

Home and Community Based Services

19,612,854

25,947,617

 

Persistent Violent Felony Offenders Act

675,235

675,235

 

Nursing Home Contract

485,000

485,000

 

Pre-Trial Account

689,750

699,437

 

Grants for Substance Abuse Services

22,667,934

22,667,934

 

Grants for Mental Health Services

72,280,480

73,780,480

 

Employment Opportunities

10,417,204

10,417,204

 

AGENCY TOTAL

658,781,302

680,341,697

       
 

PSYCHIATRIC SECURITY REVIEW BOARD

   
 

Personal Services

261,587

262,916

 

Other Expenses

29,136

29,525

 

AGENCY TOTAL

290,723

292,441

       
 

HUMAN SERVICES

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

134,527,508

133,178,052

 

Other Expenses

148,435,174

155,619,366

 

HUSKY Performance Monitoring

182,043

187,245

 

Genetic Tests in Paternity Actions

120,236

122,506

 

State-Funded Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

483,100

460,800

 

HUSKY B Program

6,550,000

4,350,000

 

Medicaid

2,469,915,500

2,544,288,000

 

Old Age Assistance

37,944,440

38,347,320

 

Aid To The Blind

750,550

755,289

 

Aid To The Disabled

61,115,585

61,475,440

 

Temporary Assistance to Families - TANF

99,425,380

98,858,030

 

Emergency Assistance

1

1

 

Food Stamp Training Expenses

11,250

11,400

 

Healthy Start

1,251,522

1,287,280

 

DMHAS-Disproportionate Share

108,935,000

108,935,000

 

Connecticut Home Care Program

43,430,000

40,590,000

 

Human Resource Development-Hispanic Programs

886,630

898,452

 

Protective Services To The Elderly

476,599

478,300

 

Safety Net Services

2,462,943

2,533,313

 

Refunds Of Collections

110,625

112,500

 

Services for Persons With Disabilities

526,762

541,812

 

Nutrition Assistance

449,687

455,683

 

Domestic Violence Shelters

5,210,676

5,210,676

 

State Administered General Assistance

23,154,540

24,818,050

 

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

14,605,500

14,800,240

 

Community Services

1,100,730

1,128,860

 

Human Service Infrastructure Community Action Program

3,021,660

3,107,994

 

Teen Pregnancy Prevention

1,607,707

1,653,641

 

Family Programs - TANF

541,600

415,166

 

Human Resource Development-Hispanic Programs - Municipality

5,029

5,096

 

Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Municipality

120,598

124,044

 

Community Services - Municipality

78,526

79,573

 

AGENCY TOTAL

3,167,437,101

3,244,829,129

       
 

STATE DEPARTMENT ON AGING

   
 

Personal Services

2,427,209

2,450,501

 

Other Expenses

219,286

222,210

 

Programs for Senior Citizens

6,150,914

6,150,914

 

AGENCY TOTAL

8,797,409

8,823,625

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

5,191,611

5,231,501

 

Other Expenses

1,576,205

1,576,205

 

Part-Time Interpreters

1,522

1,522

 

Educational Aid for Blind and Visually Handicapped Children

4,514,363

4,553,755

 

Employment Opportunities – Blind & Disabled

1,340,729

1,340,729

 

Vocational Rehabilitation - Disabled

6,994,586

7,087,847

 

Supplementary Relief and Services

93,515

94,762

 

Vocational Rehabilitation - Blind

843,189

854,432

 

Special Training for the Deaf Blind

286,581

286,581

 

Connecticut Radio Information Service

78,055

79,096

 

Independent Living Centers

495,637

502,246

 

AGENCY TOTAL

21,415,993

21,608,676

       
 

EDUCATION, MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

   
 

Personal Services

20,397,903

20,615,925

 

Other Expenses

3,926,142

3,916,142

 

Development of Mastery Exams Grades 4, 6, and 8

15,149,111

15,610,253

 

Primary Mental Health

427,209

427,209

 

Leadership, Education, Athletics in Partnership (LEAP)

681,329

690,413

 

Adult Education Action

240,687

240,687

 

Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program

246,094

249,375

 

Connecticut Writing Project

69,375

70,000

 

Resource Equity Assessments

157,560

159,661

 

Neighborhood Youth Centers

1,129,425

1,157,817

 

Longitudinal Data Systems

1,190,700

1,208,477

 

School Accountability

1,500,000

1,500,000

 

Sheff Settlement

11,861,044

12,192,038

 

CommPACT Schools

350,000

350,000

 

Parent Trust Fund Program

468,750

475,000

 

Regional Vocational-Technical School System

167,029,468

171,152,813

 

Wrap Around Services

19,375

25,000

 

Commissioner's Network

12,800,000

12,800,000

 

New or Replicated Schools

339,000

420,000

 

Bridges to Success

242,479

250,000

 

K-3 Reading Assessment Pilot

2,869,949

2,947,947

 

Talent Development

9,302,199

9,309,701

 

Common Core

5,906,250

5,985,000

 

Alternative High School and Adult Reading Incentive Program

185,000

200,000

 

Special Master

1,483,909

1,010,361

 

School-Based Diversion Initiative

1,000,000

1,000,000

 

American School For The Deaf

9,992,840

10,126,078

 

Regional Education Services

1,093,150

1,107,725

 

Family Resource Centers

8,161,914

8,161,914

 

Youth Service Bureau Enhancement

715,300

715,300

 

Child Nutrition State Match

2,354,000

2,354,000

 

Health Foods Initiative

4,326,300

4,326,300

 

Vocational Agriculture

11,017,600

11,017,600

 

Transportation of School Children

23,329,451

23,329,451

 

Adult Education

21,035,200

21,037,392

 

Health and Welfare Services Pupils Private Schools

3,867,750

3,867,750

 

Education Equalization Grants

2,155,833,601

2,172,454,969

 

Bilingual Education

2,991,130

3,491,130

 

Priority School Districts

43,747,208

44,837,171

 

Young Parents Program

229,330

229,330

 

Interdistrict Cooperation

7,164,885

7,164,966

 

School Breakfast Program

2,379,962

2,379,962

 

Excess Cost - Student Based

139,805,731

139,805,731

 

Non-Public School Transportation

3,451,500

3,451,500

 

Youth Service Bureaus

2,839,805

2,839,805

 

Open Choice Program

38,296,250

43,214,700

 

Magnet Schools

328,419,980

324,950,485

 

After School Program

5,363,286

5,363,286

 

AGENCY TOTAL

3,075,389,131

3,100,190,364

       
 

OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

   
 

Personal Services

8,785,880

8,876,246

 

Other Expenses

349,943

349,943

 

Children's Trust Fund

11,206,751

11,206,751

 

Early Childhood Program

10,840,145

10,840,145

 

Early Intervention

24,686,804

24,686,804

 

Community Plans for Early Childhood

703,125

712,500

 

Improving Early Literacy

140,625

142,500

 

Child Care Services

18,701,942

19,081,942

 

Evenstart

445,312

451,250

 

Head Start Services

5,630,593

5,630,593

 

Child Care Services-TANF/CCDBG

120,930,084

122,130,084

 

Child Care Quality Enhancements

3,107,472

3,148,212

 

Head Start - Early Childhood Link

693,875

720,000

 

Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership

1,300,000

1,300,000

 

School Readiness Quality Enhancement

4,111,135

4,676,081

 

School Readiness

83,399,834

83,399,834

 

AGENCY TOTAL

295,033,520

297,352,885

       
 

STATE LIBRARY

   
 

Personal Services

5,374,203

5,444,676

 

Other Expenses

644,128

652,716

 

State-Wide Digital Library

1,865,494

1,890,367

 

Interlibrary Loan Delivery Service

282,393

286,621

 

Legal/Legislative Library Materials

737,431

747,263

 

Computer Access

169,219

171,475

 

Support Cooperating Library Service Units

185,844

190,000

 

Grants To Public Libraries

190,846

193,391

 

Connecticard Payments

900,000

900,000

 

Connecticut Humanities Council

1,921,643

1,947,265

 

AGENCY TOTAL

12,271,201

12,423,774

       
 

OFFICE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

   
 

Personal Services

1,800,433

1,800,433

 

Other Expenses

173,987

100,307

 

Minority Advancement Program

2,188,526

2,188,526

 

Alternate Route to Certification

97,720

97,720

 

National Service Act

295,904

299,969

 

Minority Teacher Incentive Program

447,806

447,806

 

Governor's Scholarship

39,638,381

41,023,498

 

AGENCY TOTAL

44,642,757

45,958,259

       
 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

   
 

Operating Expenses

220,582,283

225,082,283

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

3,092,062

3,092,062

 

Next Generation Connecticut

19,144,737

20,394,737

 

Kirklyn M. Kerr Grant Program

400,000

400,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

243,219,082

248,969,082

       
 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER

   
 

Operating Expenses

124,347,180

125,519,573

 

AHEC

427,576

433,581

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

7,016,044

7,016,044

 

Bioscience

12,500,000

12,000,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

144,290,800

144,969,198

       
 

TEACHERS' RETIREMENT BOARD

   
 

Personal Services

1,784,268

1,801,590

 

Other Expenses

532,707

539,810

 

Retirement Contributions

975,578,000

1,012,162,000

 

Retirees Health Service Cost

14,714,000

14,714,000

 

Municipal Retiree Health Insurance Costs

5,447,370

5,447,370

 

AGENCY TOTAL

998,056,345

1,034,664,770

       
 

BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

   
 

Workers' Compensation Claims

3,877,440

3,877,440

 

Charter Oak State College

2,733,385

2,769,156

 

Community Tech College System

163,191,028

164,480,874

 

Connecticut State University

163,728,122

164,206,317

 

Board of Regents

566,038

566,038

 

Transform CSCU

19,406,103

22,102,291

 

AGENCY TOTAL

353,502,116

358,002,116

       
 

CORRECTIONS

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

   
 

Personal Services

448,395,804

445,690,859

 

Other Expenses

77,736,830

76,433,227

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

25,704,971

25,704,971

 

Inmate Medical Services

91,742,350

92,877,416

 

Board of Pardons and Paroles

7,123,925

7,204,143

 

Program Evaluation

289,781

297,825

 

Aid to Paroled and Discharged Inmates

8,462

8,575

 

Legal Services To Prisoners

827,065

827,065

 

Volunteer Services

154,410

154,410

 

Community Support Services

41,440,777

41,440,777

 

AGENCY TOTAL

693,424,375

690,639,268

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

   
 

Personal Services

291,047,234

293,905,124

 

Other Expenses

35,383,854

34,241,651

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

10,540,045

10,540,045

 

Family Support Services

974,752

987,082

 

Homeless Youth

2,515,707

2,515,707

 

Differential Response System

8,286,191

8,286,191

 

Regional Behavioral Health Consultation

1,696,875

1,719,500

 

Health Assessment and Consultation

1,015,002

1,015,002

 

Grants for Psychiatric Clinics for Children

15,865,893

15,993,393

 

Day Treatment Centers for Children

6,995,792

7,208,292

 

Juvenile Justice Outreach Services

12,464,608

13,476,217

 

Child Abuse and Neglect Intervention

9,426,096

9,837,377

 

Community Based Prevention Programs

7,996,992

8,100,752

 

Family Violence Outreach and Counseling

2,113,938

2,477,591

 

Supportive Housing

16,955,158

19,930,158

 

No Nexus Special Education

1,933,340

2,016,642

 

Family Preservation Services

6,052,611

6,211,278

 

Substance Abuse Treatment

10,092,881

10,368,460

 

Child Welfare Support Services

2,501,872

2,501,872

 

Board and Care for Children - Adoption

94,611,756

95,921,397

 

Board and Care for Children - Foster

125,158,543

128,098,283

 

Board and Care for Children - Short Term and Residential

107,830,694

107,090,959

 

Individualized Family Supports

9,413,324

9,413,324

 

Community Kidcare

40,126,470

41,261,220

 

Covenant to Care

159,814

159,814

 

Neighborhood Center

250,414

250,414

 

AGENCY TOTAL

821,409,856

833,527,745

       
 

JUDICIAL

   
       
 

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

   
 

Personal Services

364,955,535

385,338,480

 

Other Expenses

67,291,910

68,813,731

 

Forensic Sex Evidence Exams

1,441,460

1,441,460

 

Alternative Incarceration Program

56,504,295

56,504,295

 

Justice Education Center, Inc.

511,714

518,537

 

Juvenile Alternative Incarceration

28,442,478

28,442,478

 

Juvenile Justice Centers

2,940,338

2,979,543

 

Workers' Compensation Claims

6,559,361

6,559,361

 

Youthful Offender Services

18,177,084

18,177,084

 

Victim Security Account

9,402

9,402

 

Children of Incarcerated Parents

582,250

582,250

 

Legal Aid

1,660,000

1,660,000

 

Youth Violence Initiative

2,109,375

2,137,500

 

Youth Services Prevention

3,600,000

3,600,000

 

Children's Law Center

109,838

109,838

 

Juvenile Planning

250,000

250,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

555,145,040

577,123,959

       
 

PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICES COMMISSION

   
 

Personal Services

43,612,188

43,912,259

 

Other Expenses

1,491,837

1,491,837

 

Assigned Counsel - Criminal

21,891,500

21,891,500

 

Expert Witnesses

3,022,090

3,022,090

 

Training And Education

130,000

130,000

 

Contracted Attorneys Related Expenses

125,000

125,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

70,272,615

70,572,686

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

DEBT SERVICE - STATE TREASURER

   
 

Debt Service

1,650,954,823

1,765,932,976

 

UConn 2000 - Debt Service

148,382,944

162,057,219

 

CHEFA Day Care Security

5,500,000

5,500,000

 

Pension Obligation Bonds - TRB

132,732,646

119,597,971

 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,937,570,413

2,053,088,166

       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Adjudicated Claims

24,800,000

8,822,000

 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

44,784,293

22,392,147

 

AGENCY TOTAL

69,584,293

31,214,147

       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - FRINGE BENEFITS

   
 

Unemployment Compensation

7,330,139

6,427,401

 

State Employees Retirement Contributions

1,096,800,201

1,124,661,963

 

Higher Education Alternative Retirement System

7,159,234

7,924,234

 

Pensions and Retirements - Other Statutory

1,709,519

1,760,804

 

Judges and Compensation Commissioners Retirement

18,258,707

19,163,487

 

Insurance - Group Life

8,492,914

8,637,871

 

Employers Social Security Tax

238,994,871

250,674,466

 

State Employees Health Service Cost

674,388,450

722,588,803

 

Retired State Employees Health Service Cost

681,397,000

746,109,000

 

Tuition Reimbursement - Training and Travel

3,127,500

 
 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,737,658,535

2,887,948,029

       
 

RESERVE FOR SALARY ADJUSTMENTS

   
 

Reserve For Salary Adjustments

22,240,302

99,024,913

       
 

WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

   
 

Workers' Compensation Claims

8,662,068

8,662,068

       
 

TOTAL - GENERAL FUND

18,363,669,386

18,931,380,389

       
 

LESS:

   
       
 

Unallocated Lapse

-93,076,192

-94,476,192

 

Unallocated Lapse - Legislative

-5,028,105

-3,028,105

 

Unallocated Lapse - Judicial

-7,400,672

-7,400,672

 

General Employee Lapse

-7,110,616

-12,816,745

 

General Lapse - Legislative

-39,492

-39,492

 

General Lapse - Judicial

-282,192

-282,192

 

General Lapse - Executive

-9,678,316

-9,678,316

 

Municipal Opportunities and Regional Efficiencies Program

-20,000,000

-20,000,000

 

Overtime Savings

-10,500,000

-10,500,000

 

Statewide Hiring Reduction - Executive

-30,920,000

-30,920,000

 

Statewide Hiring Reduction - Judicial

-3,310,000

-3,310,000

 

Statewide Hiring Reduction - Legislative

-770,000

-770,000

       
 

NET - GENERAL FUND

18,175,553,801

18,738,158,675

Sec. 2. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

   
 

State Insurance and Risk Mgmt Operations

8,728,170

8,960,575

       
 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES

   
 

Personal Services

49,333,344

49,794,202

 

Other Expenses

16,229,814

16,221,814

 

Equipment

520,840

520,840

 

Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks Project

212,109

214,676

 

AGENCY TOTAL

66,296,107

66,751,532

       
 

CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

   
 

Personal Services

1,993,313

2,031,640

 

Other Expenses

750,000

750,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,743,313

2,781,640

       
 

TRANSPORTATION

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

   
 

Personal Services

177,942,169

181,396,243

 

Other Expenses

56,169,517

56,169,517

 

Equipment

1,629,076

1,423,161

 

Minor Capital Projects

449,639

449,639

 

Highway Planning And Research

3,246,823

3,246,823

 

Rail Operations

181,071,446

167,262,955

 

Bus Operations

150,802,948

155,410,904

 

Tweed-New Haven Airport Grant

1,500,000

1,500,000

 

ADA Para-transit Program

34,928,044

37,041,190

 

Non-ADA Dial-A-Ride Program

576,361

576,361

 

Pay-As-You-Go Transportation Projects

29,572,153

29,589,106

 

CAA Related Funds

3,272,322

3,000,000

 

Port Authority

119,506

239,011

 

AGENCY TOTAL

641,280,004

637,304,910

       
 

HUMAN SERVICES

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

   
 

Family Programs - TANF

2,244,195

2,370,629

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

DEBT SERVICE - STATE TREASURER

   
 

Debt Service

501,950,536

562,993,251

       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

3,258,893

1,629,447

       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - FRINGE BENEFITS

   
 

Unemployment Compensation

509,232

305,000

 

State Employees Retirement Contributions

122,166,623

129,227,978

 

Insurance - Group Life

276,987

285,063

 

Employers Social Security Tax

17,656,269

18,178,987

 

State Employees Health Service Cost

51,843,476

56,825,438

 

AGENCY TOTAL

192,452,587

204,822,466

       
 

RESERVE FOR SALARY ADJUSTMENTS

   
 

Reserve For Salary Adjustments

1,896,280

13,301,186

       
 

WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

   
 

Workers' Compensation Claims

7,223,297

7,223,297

       
 

TOTAL - SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

1,428,073,382

1,508,138,933

       
 

LESS:

   
       
 

Unallocated Lapse

-12,000,000

-12,000,000

       
 

NET - SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

1,416,073,382

1,496,138,933

Sec. 3. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT AND MOHEGAN FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

   
       
 

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

   
 

Grants To Towns

61,779,907

61,779,907

Sec. 4. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the REGIONAL MARKET OPERATION FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

   
 

Personal Services

425,294

430,138

 

Other Expenses

273,007

273,007

 

Fringe Benefits

357,247

361,316

 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,055,548

1,064,461

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

5,689

2,845

       
 

TOTAL - REGIONAL MARKET OPERATION FUND

1,061,237

1,067,306

Sec. 5. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the BANKING FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF BANKING

   
 

Personal Services

10,828,191

10,891,111

 

Other Expenses

1,611,490

1,461,490

 

Equipment

35,000

35,000

 

Fringe Benefits

8,554,271

8,603,978

 

Indirect Overhead

167,151

167,151

 

AGENCY TOTAL

21,196,103

21,158,730

       
 

LABOR DEPARTMENT

   
 

Opportunity Industrial Centers

475,000

475,000

 

Individual Development Accounts

190,000

190,000

 

Customized Services

950,000

950,000

 

AGENCY TOTAL

1,615,000

1,615,000

       
 

CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING

   
 

Fair Housing

670,000

670,000

       
 

JUDICIAL

   
       
 

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

   
 

Foreclosure Mediation Program

5,964,788

6,350,389

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

190,355

95,178

       
 

TOTAL - BANKING FUND

29,636,246

29,889,297

Sec. 6. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the INSURANCE FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

   
       
 

OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

   
 

Personal Services

312,051

313,882

 

Other Expenses

5,750

6,012

 

Fringe Benefits

199,491

200,882

 

AGENCY TOTAL

517,292

520,776

       
 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

   
 

Personal Services

15,037,381

15,145,396

 

Other Expenses

1,949,807

1,949,807

 

Equipment

95,000

92,500

 

Fringe Benefits

11,729,157

11,813,409

 

Indirect Overhead

248,930

248,930

 

AGENCY TOTAL

29,060,275

29,250,042

       
 

OFFICE OF THE HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE

   
 

Personal Services

2,500,809

2,565,193

 

Other Expenses

2,700,767

2,700,767

 

Equipment

15,000

15,000

 

Fringe Benefits

2,317,643

2,317,458

 

Indirect Overhead

142,055

142,055

 

AGENCY TOTAL

7,676,274

7,740,473

       
 

HEALTH AND HOSPITALS

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

   
 

Needle and Syringe Exchange Program

459,416

459,416

 

AIDS Services

4,890,686

4,890,686

 

Breast and Cervical Cancer Detection and Treatment

2,145,586

2,150,565

 

Immunization Services

32,728,052

34,000,718

 

X-Ray Screening and Tuberculosis Care

1,115,148

1,115,148

 

Venereal Disease Control

197,171

197,171

 

AGENCY TOTAL

41,536,059

42,813,704

       
 

DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES

   
 

Managed Service System

435,000

435,000

       
 

HUMAN SERVICES

   
       
 

STATE DEPARTMENT ON AGING

   
 

Fall Prevention

475,000

475,000

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

233,889

116,945

       
 

TOTAL - INSURANCE FUND

79,933,789

81,351,940

Sec. 7. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the CONSUMER COUNSEL AND PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

OFFICE OF CONSUMER COUNSEL

   
 

Personal Services

1,497,103

1,508,306

 

Other Expenses

552,907

452,907

 

Equipment

12,200

2,200

 

Fringe Benefits

1,271,038

1,280,560

 

Indirect Overhead

97,613

97,613

 

AGENCY TOTAL

3,430,861

3,341,586

       
 

CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

   
 

Personal Services

12,030,389

12,110,378

 

Other Expenses

1,479,367

1,479,367

 

Equipment

19,500

19,500

 

Fringe Benefits

9,383,703

9,446,095

 

Indirect Overhead

467,009

467,009

 

AGENCY TOTAL

23,379,968

23,522,349

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

179,317

89,658

       
 

TOTAL - CONSUMER COUNSEL AND PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL FUND

26,990,146

26,953,593

Sec. 8. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

   
       
 

DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

   
 

Personal Services

402,519

405,969

 

Other Expenses

10,000

10,428

 

Fringe Benefits

336,390

339,273

 

AGENCY TOTAL

748,909

755,670

       
 

REGULATION AND PROTECTION

   
       
 

LABOR DEPARTMENT

   
 

Occupational Health Clinics

686,418

687,148

       
 

WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION

   
 

Personal Services

10,044,172

10,240,361

 

Other Expenses

4,828,747

4,269,747

 

Equipment

107,500

41,000

 

Fringe Benefits

8,035,338

8,192,289

 

Indirect Overhead

464,028

464,028

 

AGENCY TOTAL

23,479,785

23,207,425

       
 

HUMAN SERVICES

   
       
 

DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION SERVICES

   
 

Personal Services

529,629

534,113

 

Other Expenses

53,822

53,822

 

Rehabilitative Services

1,261,913

1,261,913

 

Fringe Benefits

407,053

410,485

 

AGENCY TOTAL

2,252,417

2,260,333

       
 

NON-FUNCTIONAL

   
       
 

STATE COMPTROLLER - MISCELLANEOUS

   
 

Nonfunctional - Change to Accruals

144,597

72,298

       
 

TOTAL - WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND

27,312,126

26,982,874

Sec. 9. (Effective July 1, 2015) The following sums are appropriated from the CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION FUND for the annual periods indicated for the purposes described.

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

JUDICIAL

   
       
 

JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT

   
 

Criminal Injuries Compensation

2,851,675

2,934,088

Sec. 10. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in executive branch expenditures for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures in the General Fund by $ 9,678,316 during each such fiscal year.

(b) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in legislative branch expenditures for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures in the General Fund by $ 39,492 during each such fiscal year.

(c) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in judicial branch expenditures for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures in the General Fund by $ 282,192 during each such fiscal year.

Sec. 11. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in executive branch expenditures for Personal Services, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures by $ 30,920,000 during each such fiscal year. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to the constituent units of the state system of higher education, as defined in section 10a-1 of the general statutes.

(b) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in legislative branch expenditures for Personal Services, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures by $ 770,000 during each such fiscal year.

(c) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in judicial branch expenditures for Personal Services, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures by $ 3,310,000 during each such fiscal year.

Sec. 12. (Effective July 1, 2015) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in municipal aid for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures in the General Fund by $ 20,000,000 during each such fiscal year.

Sec. 13. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-85 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall not allot funds appropriated in sections 1 to 9, inclusive, of this act for Nonfunctional – Change to Accruals.

Sec. 14. (Effective July 1, 2015) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the Department of Social Services may, with the approval of the Office of Policy and Management, and in compliance with any advanced planning document approved by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, establish receivables for the reimbursement anticipated from approved projects.

Sec. 15. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding subsection (b) of section 19a-55a of the general statutes, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, $ 3,109,177 of the amount collected pursuant to said section shall be credited to the newborn screening account for use by the Department of Public Health as follows: (1) $ 1,910,000 shall be available for expenditure by said department for the purchase of upgrades to newborn screening technology and for the expenses of the testing required by sections 19a-55 and 19a-59 of the general statutes; (2) $ 600,000 shall be credited to said department's Personal Services account to offset personnel costs associated with the newborn screening program; and (3) $ 599,177 shall be available for expenditure by said department to support grants to newborn screening regional and sickle cell disease treatment centers.

Sec. 16. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 17a-17 of the general statutes, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the provisions of said section shall not be considered in any increases or decreases to residential rates or allowable per diem payments to private residential treatment centers licensed pursuant to section 17a-145 of the general statutes.

Sec. 17. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may transfer amounts appropriated for Personal Services in sections 1 to 9, inclusive, of this act from agencies to the Reserve for Salary Adjustments account to reflect a more accurate impact of collective bargaining and related costs.

(b) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may transfer funds appropriated in section 1 of this act, for Reserve for Salary Adjustments, to any agency in any appropriated fund to give effect to salary increases, other employee benefits, agency costs related to staff reductions including accrual payments, achievement of agency personal services reductions, or other personal services adjustments authorized by this act, any other act or other applicable statute.

Sec. 18. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) That portion of unexpended funds, as determined by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, appropriated in public act 13-184, as amended by public act 13-247 and public act 14-47, which relate to collective bargaining agreements and related costs, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(b) That portion of unexpended funds, as determined by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, appropriated in sections 1 and 2 of this act, which relate to collective bargaining agreements and related costs for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, shall not lapse on June 30, 2016, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 19. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 10-183t of the general statutes, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the state shall make an appropriation pursuant to subsections (a) and (c) of said section only in the amount specified in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. The retired teachers' health insurance premium account within the Teachers' Retirement Fund, established in accordance with the provisions of subsection (d) of said section, shall pay any remaining costs associated with (1) the basic plan's premium equivalent under subsection (a) of said section to ensure that the retiree share of such premium equivalent remains at one-third, and (2) the subsidy under subsection (c) of said section.

Sec. 20. (Effective July 1, 2015) Any appropriation, or portion thereof, made to any agency, from the General Fund, under section 1 of this act, may be transferred at the request of such agency to any other agency by the Governor, with the approval of the Finance Advisory Committee, to take full advantage of federal matching funds, provided both agencies shall certify that the expenditure of such transferred funds by the receiving agency will be for the same purpose as that of the original appropriation or portion thereof so transferred. Any federal funds generated through the transfer of appropriations between agencies may be used for reimbursing General Fund expenditures or for expanding program services or a combination of both as determined by the Governor, with the approval of the Finance Advisory Committee.

Sec. 21. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Any appropriation, or portion thereof, made to any agency from the General Fund under section 1 of this act, may be adjusted by the Governor, with approval of the Finance Advisory Committee, in order to maximize federal funding available to the state, consistent with the relevant federal provisions of law.

(b) The Governor shall report on any such adjustment permitted under subsection (a) of this section, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and finance.

Sec. 22. (Effective July 1, 2015) Any appropriation, or portion thereof, made to The University of Connecticut Health Center in section 1 of this act may be transferred by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to the Medicaid account in the Department of Social Services for the purpose of maximizing federal reimbursement.

Sec. 23. (Effective July 1, 2015) All funds appropriated to the Department of Social Services for DMHAS – Disproportionate Share shall be expended by the Department of Social Services in such amounts and at such times as prescribed by the Office of Policy and Management. The Department of Social Services shall make disproportionate share payments to hospitals in the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for operating expenses and for related fringe benefit expenses. Funds received by the hospitals in the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, for fringe benefits, shall be used to reimburse the Comptroller. All other funds received by the hospitals in the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services shall be deposited to grants - other than federal accounts. All disproportionate share payments not expended in grants - other than federal accounts shall lapse at the end of the fiscal year.

Sec. 24. (Effective July 1, 2015) Any appropriation, or portion thereof, made to the Department of Veterans' Affairs in section 1 of this act may be transferred by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management to the Medicaid account in the Department of Social Services for the purpose of maximizing federal reimbursement.

Sec. 25. (Effective July 1, 2015) During the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, $ 1,000,000 of the federal funds received by the Department of Education, from Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), shall be transferred to the Office of Early Childhood in each such fiscal year, for the Birth-to-Three program, in order to carry out Part B responsibilities consistent with the IDEA.

Sec. 26. (Effective July 1, 2015) Up to $ 828,975 in the Pre-Trial Education Program account shall be made available to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services as follows: (1) $ 353,025 for Regional Action Councils, and (2) $ 475,950 for the Governor's Prevention Partnership during each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 27. (Effective July 1, 2015) The unexpended balance of funds appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to the Office of Policy and Management, for the Criminal Justice Information System, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 28. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) For all allowable expenditures made pursuant to a contract subject to cost settlement with the Department of Developmental Services by an organization in compliance with performance requirements of such contract, one hundred per cent, or an alternative amount as identified by the Commissioner of Developmental Services and approved by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, of the difference between actual expenditures incurred and the amount received by the organization from the Department of Developmental Services pursuant to such contract shall be reimbursed to the Department of Developmental Services during each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(b) For expenditures incurred by nonprofit providers with purchase of service contracts with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for which year-end cost reconciliation currently occurs, and where such providers are in compliance with performance requirements of such contract, one hundred per cent, or an alternative amount as identified by the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services and approved by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and as allowed by applicable state and federal laws and regulations, of the difference between actual expenditures incurred and the amount received by the organization from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services pursuant to such contract shall be reimbursed to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 29. (Effective July 1, 2015) The unexpended balance of funds transferred from the Reserve for Salary Adjustment account in the Special Transportation Fund, to the Department of Motor Vehicles, in section 39 of special act 00-13, and carried forward in subsection (a) of section 34 of special act 01-1 of the June special session, and subsection (a) of section 41 of public act 03-1 of the June 30 special session, and section 43 of public act 05-251, and section 42 of public act 07-1 of the June special session, and section 26 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, and section 17 of public act 11-6, and section 36 of public act 13-184, for the Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks Project, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for expenditure for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 30. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) The unexpended balance of funds appropriated to the Department of Motor Vehicles in section 49 of special act 99-10, and carried forward in subsection (b) of section 34 of special act 01-1 of the June special session, and subsection (b) of section 41 of public act 03-1 of the June 30 special session, and subsection (a) of section 45 of public act 05-251, and subsection (a) of section 43 of public act 07-1 of the June special session, and subsection (a) of section 27 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, and subsection (a) of section 18 of public act 11-6, and subsection (a) of section 37 of public act 13-184 for the purpose of upgrading the Department of Motor Vehicles' registration and driver license data processing systems, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for expenditure for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(b) Up to $ 7,000,000 of the unexpended balance appropriated to the Department of Transportation, for Personal Services, in section 12 of public act 03-1 of the June 30 special session, and carried forward and transferred to the Department of Motor Vehicles' Reflective License Plates account by section 33 of public act 04-216, and carried forward by section 72 of public act 04-2 of the May special session, and subsection (b) of section 45 of public act 05-251, and subsection (b) of section 43 of public act 07-1 of the June special session, and subsection (b) of section 27 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, and subsection (b) of section 18 of public act 11-6, and subsection (b) of section 37 of public act 13-184 shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for expenditure for the purpose of upgrading the Department of Motor Vehicles' registration and driver license data processing systems for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(c) Up to $ 8,500,000 of the unexpended balance appropriated to the State Treasurer, for Debt Service, in section 12 of public act 03-1 of the June 30 special session, and carried forward and transferred to the Department of Motor Vehicles' Reflective License Plates account by section 33 of public act 04-216, and carried forward by section 72 of public act 04-2 of the May special session, and subsection (c) of section 45 of public act 05-251, and subsection (c) of section 43 of public act 07-1 of the June special session, and subsection (c) of section 27 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, and subsection (c) of section 18 of public act 11-6, and subsection (c) of section 37 of public act 13-184 shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for expenditure for the purpose of upgrading the Department of Motor Vehicles' registration and driver license data processing systems for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 31. (Effective July 1, 2015) Up to $ 50,000 appropriated in section 1 of this act to the Board of Regents for Higher Education, for Connecticut State University, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, shall be used to maintain the National Iwo Jima Memorial and Park in Newington, Connecticut.

Sec. 32. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 10a-22u of the general statutes, the amount of funds available to the Office of Higher Education, for expenditure from the private occupational school student protection account, shall be up to $ 525,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and up to $ 575,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 33. Section 10-262h of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (c) as follows (Effective July 1, 2015):

(NEW) (c) (1) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, each town shall receive an equalization aid grant in an amount equal to the sum of any amounts paid to such town pursuant to subsection (c) and subdivision (1) of subsection (d) of section 10-66ee, and the amount provided for in subdivision (2) of this subsection.

(2) Equalization aid grant amounts.

   

Grant for Fiscal

Grant for Fiscal

   

Year

Year

 

Town

2016

2017

 

Andover

2,380,614

2,380,599

 

Ansonia

16,641,477

16,641,477

 

Ashford

3,933,350

3,933,350

 

Avon

1,233,415

1,233,415

 

Barkhamsted

1,678,323

1,678,295

 

Beacon Falls

4,155,524

4,155,471

 

Berlin

6,381,659

6,381,544

 

Bethany

2,063,112

2,063,088

 

Bethel

8,316,869

8,316,768

 

Bethlehem

1,319,337

1,319,337

 

Bloomfield

6,319,698

6,319,698

 

Bolton

3,052,646

3,052,630

 

Bozrah

1,255,401

1,255,387

 

Branford

2,119,926

2,426,993

 

Bridgeport

182,266,724

182,266,724

 

Bridgewater

137,292

137,292

 

Bristol

45,705,925

45,705,925

 

Brookfield

1,564,515

1,564,493

 

Brooklyn

7,110,490

7,110,430

 

Burlington

4,439,634

4,439,537

 

Canaan

209,258

209,258

 

Canterbury

4,754,383

4,754,383

 

Canton

3,488,569

3,488,492

 

Chaplin

1,893,763

1,893,763

 

Cheshire

9,664,954

9,664,625

 

Chester

691,462

691,432

 

Clinton

6,502,667

6,502,667

 

Colchester

13,772,585

13,772,530

 

Colebrook

508,008

508,008

 

Columbia

2,589,653

2,589,623

 

Cornwall

85,322

85,322

 

Coventry

8,942,234

8,942,206

 

Cromwell

4,663,336

4,754,798

 

Danbury

30,705,677

31,698,975

 

Darien

1,616,006

1,616,006

 

Deep River

1,727,412

1,727,394

 

Derby

8,001,514

8,001,514

 

Durham

3,993,506

3,993,506

 

East Granby

1,435,957

1,481,760

 

East Haddam

3,791,594

3,791,563

 

East Hampton

7,715,347

7,715,291

 

East Hartford

49,563,484

49,563,484

 

East Haven

20,004,233

20,004,233

 

East Lyme

7,138,163

7,138,163

 

East Windsor

5,810,543

5,810,543

 

Eastford

1,116,844

1,116,844

 

Easton

593,868

593,868

 

Ellington

9,822,206

9,822,009

 

Enfield

29,196,275

29,195,835

 

Essex

389,697

389,697

 

Fairfield

3,590,008

3,590,008

 

Farmington

1,611,013

1,611,013

 

Franklin

948,235

948,235

 

Glastonbury

6,773,356

6,921,094

 

Goshen

218,188

218,188

 

Granby

5,603,808

5,603,665

 

Greenwich

3,418,642

3,418,642

 

Griswold

10,977,669

10,977,557

 

Groton

25,625,179

25,625,179

 

Guilford

3,058,981

3,058,981

 

Haddam

1,925,611

2,034,708

 

Hamden

27,131,137

27,131,137

 

Hampton

1,339,928

1,339,928

 

Hartford

201,777,130

201,777,130

 

Hartland

1,358,660

1,358,660

 

Harwinton

2,779,898

2,779,876

 

Hebron

7,021,279

7,021,219

 

Kent

167,342

167,342

 

Killingly

15,871,254

15,871,254

 

Killingworth

2,245,206

2,245,206

 

Lebanon

5,524,550

5,524,550

 

Ledyard

12,217,314

12,217,227

 

Lisbon

3,927,193

3,927,193

 

Litchfield

1,525,262

1,525,242

 

Lyme

145,556

145,556

 

Madison

1,576,061

1,576,061

 

Manchester

34,864,748

34,864,748

 

Mansfield

10,187,542

10,187,506

 

Marlborough

3,234,990

3,234,918

 

Meriden

60,812,457

60,812,457

 

Middlebury

814,636

914,010

 

Middlefield

2,153,551

2,153,527

 

Middletown

19,861,550

19,861,550

 

Milford

11,381,824

11,381,824

 

Monroe

6,616,696

6,616,669

 

Montville

12,858,302

12,858,140

 

Morris

657,975

657,975

 

Naugatuck

30,831,003

30,831,003

 

New Britain

86,678,662

86,678,662

 

New Canaan

1,495,604

1,495,604

 

New Fairfield

4,492,869

4,492,822

 

New Hartford

3,197,865

3,197,830

 

New Haven

155,328,620

155,328,620

 

New London

26,058,803

26,058,803

 

New Milford

12,170,243

12,170,141

 

Newington

13,226,771

13,226,394

 

Newtown

4,760,009

5,105,657

 

Norfolk

381,414

381,414

 

North Branford

8,270,161

8,270,110

 

North Canaan

2,091,790

2,091,790

 

North Haven

3,677,315

4,023,706

 

North Stonington

2,906,538

2,906,538

 

Norwalk

11,551,095

11,551,095

 

Norwich

36,577,969

36,577,969

 

Old Lyme

605,586

605,586

 

Old Saybrook

652,677

652,677

 

Orange

1,350,098

1,623,431

 

Oxford

4,677,464

4,677,464

 

Plainfield

15,642,779

15,642,685

 

Plainville

10,507,328

10,507,145

 

Plymouth

9,952,004

9,951,918

 

Pomfret

3,136,587

3,136,587

 

Portland

4,440,331

4,440,226

 

Preston

3,079,403

3,079,401

 

Prospect

5,425,749

5,425,694

 

Putnam

8,498,260

8,498,260

 

Redding

687,733

687,733

 

Ridgefield

2,063,814

2,063,814

 

Rocky Hill

3,946,076

4,396,918

 

Roxbury

158,114

158,114

 

Salem

3,114,216

3,114,216

 

Salisbury

187,266

187,266

 

Scotland

1,450,663

1,450,663

 

Seymour

10,179,589

10,179,389

 

Sharon

145,798

145,798

 

Shelton

5,706,910

6,199,810

 

Sherman

244,327

244,327

 

Simsbury

5,954,768

6,264,852

 

Somers

6,068,653

6,068,546

 

South Windsor

13,159,658

13,159,496

 

Southbury

3,034,452

3,606,189

 

Southington

20,621,655

20,621,165

 

Sprague

2,661,506

2,661,473

 

Stafford

9,981,310

9,981,252

 

Stamford

10,885,284

11,109,306

 

Sterling

3,257,690

3,257,637

 

Stonington

2,079,926

2,079,926

 

Stratford

21,821,740

21,820,886

 

Suffield

6,345,468

6,345,284

 

Thomaston

5,740,782

5,740,750

 

Thompson

7,682,218

7,682,218

 

Tolland

10,929,052

10,928,981

 

Torrington

24,780,972

24,780,540

 

Trumbull

3,481,940

3,703,712

 

Union

243,880

243,877

 

Vernon

19,650,126

19,650,126

 

Voluntown

2,550,166

2,550,166

 

Wallingford

21,866,589

21,866,413

 

Warren

99,777

99,777

 

Washington

240,147

240,147

 

Waterbury

134,528,710

134,528,710

 

Waterford

1,485,842

1,485,842

 

Watertown

12,035,017

12,034,849

 

West Hartford

19,872,200

21,469,839

 

West Haven

45,996,566

45,996,566

 

Westbrook

427,677

427,677

 

Weston

948,564

948,564

 

Westport

1,988,255

1,988,255

 

Wethersfield

9,022,122

9,548,677

 

Willington

3,718,418

3,718,418

 

Wilton

1,557,195

1,557,195

 

Winchester

8,187,980

8,187,980

 

Windham

26,816,024

26,816,024

 

Windsor

12,476,044

12,476,044

 

Windsor Locks

5,274,785

5,274,785

 

Wolcott

13,696,541

13,696,541

 

Woodbridge

732,889

732,889

 

Woodbury

1,106,713

1,347,989

 

Woodstock

5,473,998

5,473,975

Sec. 34. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Notwithstanding section 9-701 of the general statutes, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, the sum of $ 182,000 shall be transferred from the Citizens' Election Fund to the Secretary of the State, for Other Expenses, as follows: $ 42,000 for the purpose of paying annual dues to the Electronic Registration Information Center; $ 40,000 for the purpose of providing training for registrars of voters and deputy registrars of voters in the state and $ 100,000 for grants to regional councils of government for costs associated with election preparations and post-election activities, during said fiscal year.

(b) Notwithstanding section 9-701 of the general statutes, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, the sum of $ 332,000 shall be transferred from the Citizens' Election Fund to the Secretary of the State, for Other Expenses, as follows: $ 50,000 for the purpose of providing election monitoring for the city of Hartford; $ 142,000 for the purpose of paying dues to the Electronic Registration Information Center and the cost of mailings to likely eligible but not registered voters; $ 40,000 for the purpose of providing training for registrars of voters and deputy registrars of voters in the state and $ 100,000 for grants to regional councils of government for costs associated with election preparations and post-election activities, during said fiscal year.

Sec. 35. (Effective from passage) (a) For the purpose of determining the increase in general budget expenditures that may be authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2015, to June 30, 2017, inclusive, the increase in personal income means the average of the annual increase in personal income in the state for each of the preceding five calendar years, according to the United States Bureau of Economic Analysis data.

(b) For the purpose of determining the increase in general budget expenditures that may be authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2015, through June 30, 2017, evidences of indebtedness for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, through June 30, 2017, shall include the portion of the annual required contribution representing the unfunded liability of (1) any retirement system or alternative retirement program administered by the State Employees Retirement Commission, or (2) the teachers' retirement system.

Sec. 36. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Up to $ 297,000 of the amount appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to the Secretary of the State, for Other Expenses, for the Connecticut Data Collaborative, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(b) Up to $ 150,000 of the amount appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to the Secretary of the State, for Other Expenses, for electronic voting systems, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 37. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Up to $ 70,000 appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to the Department of Revenue Services, for Other Expenses, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, for the purpose of conducting a tax study, and transferred in section 231 of public act 14-217 to the Office of Legislative Management, for Other Expenses, for such purpose during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(b) Up to $ 299,400 appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to Legislative Management, for Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for the purpose of conducting a disparity study during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(c) Up to $ 96,000 appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to Legislative Management, for Other Expenses, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for the purpose of a contract with National Center for Higher Education Management Systems during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(d) Up to $ 47,500 appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to Legislative Management, for Other Expenses, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for consulting services by the Charter Oak Group for the Appropriations Committee Accountability Initiative during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

(e) Up to $ 55,000 appropriated in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, to Legislative Management, for Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, for the purpose of conducting a Family Violence Study, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for such purpose during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Sec. 38. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding subsection (c) of section 2-35 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend savings in order to reduce expenditures in the General Fund by $ 7,110,616 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and $ 12,816,745 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Such savings shall be made in an appropriate and proportionate manner among branches and agencies and shall apply only to state employees.

Sec. 39. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-28e of the general statutes, as amended by this act, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the sum of $ 550,000 in each fiscal year shall be transferred from the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund to the Department of Public Health, for (1) grants for the Easy Breathing Program, as follows: (A) For an adult asthma program within the Easy Breathing Program - $ 150,000, and (B) for a children's asthma program within the Easy Breathing Program - $ 250,000; and (2) a grant to the Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice for the Asthma Outreach and Education Program - $ 150,000.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-28e of the general statutes, as amended by this act, the sum of $ 750,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and the sum of $ 750,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, shall be transferred from the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund to the Department of Developmental Services to implement recommendations resulting from a study conducted pursuant to section 27 of public act 11-6 to enhance and improve the services and supports for individuals with autism and their families.

Sec. 40. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (e) of section 22-380g of the general statutes, the town of Bethlehem may receive a one-time grant, not to exceed fifty thousand dollars, from the resources of the Department of Agriculture's animal population control account, to fund expenses incurred by the town for animal control purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

Sec. 41. (Effective July 1, 2015) The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall recommend reductions in overtime expenditures for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, in order to reduce such expenditures in the General Fund by $ 10,500,000 during each such fiscal year.

Sec. 42. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Up to $ 412,150 of the unexpended balance of funds appropriated to the Department of Banking, for Fringe Benefits, in section 6 of public act 13-184, as amended by public act 14-47, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall be transferred as follows: (1) $ 221,102 for Personal Services, (2) $ 10,000 for Other Expenses, (3) $ 10,800 for Equipment, and (4) $ 170,248 for Fringe Benefits in order to support the hiring of four additional staff during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

(b) Up to $ 420,920 of the unexpended balance of funds appropriated to the Department of Banking, for Fringe Benefits, in section 6 of public act 13-184, as amended by public act 14-47, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall be transferred as follows: (1) $ 232,157 for Personal Services, (2) $ 10,000 for Other Expenses, and (3) $ 178,763 for Fringe Benefits during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 43. (Effective July 1, 2015) Up to $ 152,000 of the unexpended balance of funds appropriated to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, for Solid Waste, in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by public act 14-47, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall be transferred to Other Expenses, and made available to purchase pheasants during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

Sec. 44. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-28e of the general statutes, as amended by this act, up to $ 150,000 of the funds disbursed from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the smart start competitive grant account, established by section 10-507 of the general statutes, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, shall be transferred to the State Comptroller, for Other Expenses, for the purpose of providing a grant to The University of Connecticut to conduct an Early Childhood Regression Discontinuity Study during said fiscal year.

Sec. 45. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) Up to $ 100,000 appropriated to the Department of Education in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by section 1 of public act 14-47, for Other Expenses, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015, shall not lapse on June 30, 2015, and such funds shall continue to be available for completion of a multi-year comprehensive analysis of the state of African American, Latino and poor children in Connecticut during the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017. $ 50,000 of such funds shall be made available in each fiscal year for a grant to the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools at New York University for data on and analysis of the achievement gap for such children.

(b) The Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools at New York University shall annually report on the analysis conducted pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, including any policy recommendations based on such analysis, to the achievement gap task force, established pursuant to section 10-16mm of the general statutes, the Interagency Council for Ending the Achievement Gap, established pursuant to section 10-16nn of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Education and, in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes, the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to education and appropriations and the budgets of state agencies.

Sec. 46. (Effective July 1, 2015) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, the Judicial Department may, in consultation with the Office of Policy and Management, establish receivables for revenue anticipated to be collected for deposit into the Probate Court Administration Fund.

Sec. 47. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding section 19a-32c of the general statutes, the sum of $ 1,000,000 shall be transferred from the Biomedical Research Trust Fund established in said section to The University of Connecticut Health Center, for Other Expenses, in each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, for the purpose of supporting the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, and $ 250,000 of such amount in each such fiscal year shall be used for breast cancer research to be conducted by said institute.

Sec. 48. (Effective July 1, 2015) The office of the State Comptroller shall fund any differential between the state fringe benefit rate for John Dempsey Hospital employees and the average rate for private Connecticut hospitals in an amount not to exceed $ 13,500,000, for each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, within the resources appropriated to the State Comptroller – Fringe Benefits in section 1 of this act.

Sec. 49. (Effective July 1, 2015) (a) For the Board of Regents for Higher Education, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, expenditures for institutional administration, defined as system office, executive management, fiscal operations and general administration, exclusive of expenditures for logistical services, administrative computing and development, shall not exceed seven and one-quarter per cent of the annual General Fund appropriation and operating fund expenditures, exclusive of capital bond and fringe benefit funds.

(b) For The University of Connecticut, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, expenditures for institutional administration, defined as system office, executive management, fiscal operations and general administration, exclusive of expenditures for logistical services, administrative computing and development, shall not exceed three and thirty-five hundredths per cent and of the annual General Fund appropriation and operating fund expenditures, exclusive of capital bond and fringe benefit funds.

Sec. 50. (Effective July 1, 2015) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, the Commissioner of Public Health shall reduce on a pro rata basis payments to full-time municipal health departments, pursuant to section 19a-202 of the general statutes, and to health districts, pursuant to section 19a-245 of the general statutes, in an aggregate amount equal to $ 234,000.

Sec. 51. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-28e of the general statutes, as amended by this act, up to $ 2,000,000 of the funds disbursed from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the smart start competitive grant account, established by section 10-507 of the general statutes, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, shall be transferred to the Department of Education, for Other Expenses, for the purpose of providing grants to local and regional boards of education during said fiscal year to reimburse costs incurred in the implementation, on or before July 1, 2017, of a kindergarten entrance inventory developed by the Office of Early Childhood for each child enrolled in kindergarten in the state for the purpose of measuring the child's level of preparedness for kindergarten.

Sec. 52. (Effective from passage) The following sums are appropriated from the GENERAL FUND for the purposes herein specified for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015:

 

GENERAL FUND

2014-2015

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION

 
 

Personal Services

3,680,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

 
 

Personal Services

341,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 
 

Medicaid

82,000,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

 
 

Personal Services

3,830,000

     
 

PUBLIC DEFENDERS SERVICES COMMISSION

 
 

Personal Services

4,600,000

     
 

STATE COMPTROLLER – MISCELLANEOUS

 
 

Adjudicated Claims

10,200,000

     
 

STATE COMPTROLLER – FRINGE BENEFITS

 
 

Retired State Employees Health Service Cost

17,000,000

     
 

TOTAL – GENERAL FUND

121,651,000

Sec. 53. (Effective from passage) The amounts appropriated to the following agencies in section 1 of public act 13-247, as amended by section 1 of public act 14-47, are reduced by the following amounts for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015:

 

GENERAL FUND

2014-2015

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES

 
 

Personal Services

7,548,000

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

 
 

Personal Services

2,000,000

     
 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT

 
 

Operating Expenses

7,388,000

     
 

UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT HEALTH CENTER

 
 

Operating Expenses

4,183,000

     
 

BOARD OF REGENTS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

 
 

Community Tech College System

1,780,000

 

Connecticut State University

4,391,000

 

Transform CSCU

1,150,000

     
 

DEBT SERVICE – STATE TREASURER

 
 

Debt Service

88,141,000

     
 

STATE COMPTROLLER – FRINGE BENEFITS

 
 

Unemployment Compensation

432,000

 

Higher Education Alternative Retirement System

906,000

 

Insurance – Group Life

432,000

 

Employers Social Security Tax

2,500,000

     
 

WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS – ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

 
 

Workers' Compensation Claims

800,000

     
 

TOTAL – GENERAL FUND

121,651,000

Sec. 54. (Effective from passage) The following sums are appropriated from the SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND for the purposes herein specified for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015:

 

SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

2014-2015

     
 

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

 
 

Personal Services

13,600,000

 

Rail Operations

4,400,000

     
 

STATE COMPTROLLER – FRINGE BENEFITS

 
 

State Employees Health Service Cost

2,400,000

     
 

TOTAL – SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND

20,400,000

Sec. 55. (Effective from passage) (a) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2015, the sum of $ 2,500,000 shall be transferred from the private occupational school student protection account, established under section 10a-22u of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2015, the sum of $ 2,250,000 shall be transferred from the Citizens' Election Fund, established under section 9-701 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

(c) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2015, the sum of $ 750,000 shall be transferred from the Judicial Data Processing Revolving Fund, established under section 51-5b of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

(d) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2015, the sum of $ 3,000,000 shall be transferred from the school bus seat belt account, established in section 14-50b of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

Sec. 56. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 1 of this act are supported by the GENERAL FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

TAXES

   
 

Personal Income

$ 9,921,400,000

$ 10,432,200,000

 

Sales and Use

4,144,265,000

4,118,665,000

 

Corporations

925,900,000

910,700,000

 

Public Service

308,000,000

316,500,000

 

Inheritance and Estate

173,400,000

174,700,000

 

Insurance Companies

243,800,000

246,000,000

 

Cigarettes

336,700,000

320,500,000

 

Real Estate Conveyance

194,700,000

200,800,000

 

Oil Companies

-

-

 

Alcoholic Beverages

61,700,000

62,100,000

 

Admissions and Dues

38,300,000

39,600,000

 

Health Provider Tax

676,900,000

683,900,000

 

Miscellaneous

20,800,000

21,300,000

 

TOTAL TAXES

17,045,865,000

17,526,965,000

       
 

Refunds of Taxes

(1,129,400,000)

(1,178,100,000)

 

Earned Income Tax Credit

(127,400,000)

(133,900,000)

 

R & D Credit Exchange

(7,100,000)

(7,400,000)

 

NET GENERAL FUND REVENUE

15,781,965,000

16,207,565,000

       
 

OTHER REVENUE

   
 

Transfers-Special Revenue

$ 343,400,000

$ 369,300,000

 

Indian Gaming Payments

258,800,000

252,400,000

 

Licenses, Permits, Fees

308,512,500

290,775,000

 

Sales of Commodities and Services

38,000,000

39,100,000

 

Rents, Fines and Escheats

126,000,000

128,000,000

 

Investment Income

2,500,000

5,600,000

 

Miscellaneous

171,300,000

173,400,000

 

Refunds of Payments

(74,200,000)

(75,100,000)

 

NET TOTAL OTHER REVENUE

1,174,312,500

1,183,475,000

       
 

OTHER SOURCES

   
 

Federal Grants

$ 1,265,229,970

$ 1,252,686,722

 

Transfer From Tobacco Settlement

106,600,000

104,500,000

 

Transfers To/From Other Funds

(150,150,000)

(9,100,000)

 

Transfer to Resources of the STF

-

-

 

TOTAL OTHER SOURCES

1,221,679,970

1,348,086,722

       
 

TOTAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE

18,177,957,470

18,739,126,722

Sec. 57. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 2 of this act are supported by the SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

TAXES

   
 

Motor Fuels

$ 499,000,000

$ 502,300,000

 

Oil Companies

339,100,000

359,700,000

 

Sales Tax DMV

242,600,000

361,900,000

 

Refund of Taxes

(7,300,000)

(7,500,000)

 

TOTAL TAXES

1,073,400,000

1,216,400,000

       
 

OTHER SOURCES

   
 

Motor Vehicle Receipts

245,800,000

246,600,000

 

Licenses, Permits, Fees

139,300,000

139,900,000

 

Interest Income

7,700,000

8,500,000

 

Federal Grants

12,100,000

12,100,000

 

Transfers To Other Funds

(6,500,000)

(6,500,000)

 

Transfers from the Resources of the Special Transportation Fund

-

-

 

Refunds of Payments

(3,700,000)

(3,800,000)

 

NET TOTAL OTHER SOURCES

394,700,000

396,800,000

       
 

TOTAL SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION FUND REVENUE

1,468,100,000

1,613,200,000

Sec. 58. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 3 of this act are supported by the MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT AND MOHEGAN FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Transfers from General Fund

$ 61,800,000

$ 61,800,000

 

TOTAL MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT AND MOHEGAN FUND REVENUE

61,800,000

61,800,000

Sec. 59. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 4 of this act are supported by the REGIONAL MARKET OPERATION FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Rentals and Investment Income

$ 1,100,000

$ 1,100,000

 

TOTAL REGIONAL MARKET OPERATING FUND REVENUE

1,100,000

1,100,000

Sec. 60. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 5 of this act are supported by the BANKING FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Fees and Assessments

$ 30,000,000

$ 30,200,000

 

TOTAL BANKING FUND REVENUE

30,000,000

30,200,000

Sec. 61. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 6 of this act are supported by the INSURANCE FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Fees and Assessments

$ 79,950,000

$ 81,400,000

 

TOTAL INSURANCE FUND REVENUE

79,950,000

81,400,000

Sec. 62. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 7 of this act are supported by the CONSUMER COUNSEL AND PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Fees and Assessments

$ 27,000,000

$ 27,300,000

 

TOTAL CONSUMER COUNSEL AND PUBLIC UTILITY CONTROL FUND REVENUE

27,000,000

27,300,000

Sec. 63. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 8 of this act are supported by the WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Fees and Assessments

$ 24,867,000

$ 28,122,000

 

Use of Fund Balance from Prior Years

14,960,000

12,516,000

 

TOTAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUND REVENUE

39,827,000

40,638,000

Sec. 64. (Effective July 1, 2015) The appropriations in section 9 of this act are supported by the CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION FUND revenue estimates as follows:

   

2015-2016

2016-2017

 

Restitutions

$ 2,900,000

$ 3,000,000

 

TOTAL CRIMINAL INJURIES COMPENSATION FUND REVENUE

2,900,000

3,000,000

Sec. 65. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (20) of subsection (a) of section 12-701 of the general statutes, as amended by section 50 of public act 14-47, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015, and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(B) There shall be subtracted therefrom (i) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, any income with respect to which taxation by any state is prohibited by federal law, (ii) to the extent allowable under section 12-718, exempt dividends paid by a regulated investment company, (iii) the amount of any refund or credit for overpayment of income taxes imposed by this state, or any other state of the United States or a political subdivision thereof, or the District of Columbia, to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, (iv) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes and not otherwise subtracted from federal adjusted gross income pursuant to clause (x) of this subparagraph in computing Connecticut adjusted gross income, any tier 1 railroad retirement benefits, (v) to the extent any additional allowance for depreciation under Section 168(k) of the Internal Revenue Code, as provided by Section 101 of the Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002, for property placed in service after December 31, 2001, but prior to September 10, 2004, was added to federal adjusted gross income pursuant to subparagraph (A)(ix) of this subdivision in computing Connecticut adjusted gross income for a taxable year ending after December 31, 2001, twenty-five per cent of such additional allowance for depreciation in each of the four succeeding taxable years, (vi) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, any interest income from obligations issued by or on behalf of the state of Connecticut, any political subdivision thereof, or public instrumentality, state or local authority, district or similar public entity created under the laws of the state of Connecticut, (vii) to the extent properly includable in determining the net gain or loss from the sale or other disposition of capital assets for federal income tax purposes, any gain from the sale or exchange of obligations issued by or on behalf of the state of Connecticut, any political subdivision thereof, or public instrumentality, state or local authority, district or similar public entity created under the laws of the state of Connecticut, in the income year such gain was recognized, (viii) any interest on indebtedness incurred or continued to purchase or carry obligations or securities the interest on which is subject to tax under this chapter but exempt from federal income tax, to the extent that such interest on indebtedness is not deductible in determining federal adjusted gross income and is attributable to a trade or business carried on by such individual, (ix) ordinary and necessary expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year for the production or collection of income which is subject to taxation under this chapter but exempt from federal income tax, or the management, conservation or maintenance of property held for the production of such income, and the amortizable bond premium for the taxable year on any bond the interest on which is subject to tax under this chapter but exempt from federal income tax, to the extent that such expenses and premiums are not deductible in determining federal adjusted gross income and are attributable to a trade or business carried on by such individual, (x) (I) for a person who files a return under the federal income tax as an unmarried individual whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is less than fifty thousand dollars, or as a married individual filing separately whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is less than fifty thousand dollars, or for a husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax as married individuals filing jointly whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is less than sixty thousand dollars or a person who files a return under the federal income tax as a head of household whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is less than sixty thousand dollars, an amount equal to the Social Security benefits includable for federal income tax purposes; and (II) for a person who files a return under the federal income tax as an unmarried individual whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is fifty thousand dollars or more, or as a married individual filing separately whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is fifty thousand dollars or more, or for a husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax as married individuals filing jointly whose federal adjusted gross income from such taxable year is sixty thousand dollars or more or for a person who files a return under the federal income tax as a head of household whose federal adjusted gross income for such taxable year is sixty thousand dollars or more, an amount equal to the difference between the amount of Social Security benefits includable for federal income tax purposes and the lesser of twenty-five per cent of the Social Security benefits received during the taxable year, or twenty-five per cent of the excess described in Section 86(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code, (xi) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, any amount rebated to a taxpayer pursuant to section 12-746, (xii) to the extent properly includable in the gross income for federal income tax purposes of a designated beneficiary, any distribution to such beneficiary from any qualified state tuition program, as defined in Section 529(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, established and maintained by this state or any official, agency or instrumentality of the state, (xiii) to the extent allowable under section 12-701a, contributions to accounts established pursuant to any qualified state tuition program, as defined in Section 529(b) of the Internal Revenue Code, established and maintained by this state or any official, agency or instrumentality of the state, (xiv) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, the amount of any Holocaust victims' settlement payment received in the taxable year by a Holocaust victim, (xv) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes of an account holder, as defined in section 31-51ww, interest earned on funds deposited in the individual development account, as defined in section 31-51ww, of such account holder, (xvi) to the extent properly includable in the gross income for federal income tax purposes of a designated beneficiary, as defined in section 3-123aa, interest, dividends or capital gains earned on contributions to accounts established for the designated beneficiary pursuant to the Connecticut Homecare Option Program for the Elderly established by sections 3-123aa to 3-123ff, inclusive, (xvii) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, [fifty per cent of the] any income received from the United States government as retirement pay for a retired member of (I) the Armed Forces of the United States, as defined in Section 101 of Title 10 of the United States Code, or (II) the National Guard, as defined in Section 101 of Title 10 of the United States Code, (xviii) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes for the taxable year, any income from the discharge of indebtedness in connection with any reacquisition, after December 31, 2008, and before January 1, 2011, of an applicable debt instrument or instruments, as those terms are defined in Section 108 of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by Section 1231 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, to the extent any such income was added to federal adjusted gross income pursuant to subparagraph (A)(x) of this subdivision in computing Connecticut adjusted gross income for a preceding taxable year, (xix) to the extent not deductible in determining federal adjusted gross income, the amount of any contribution to a manufacturing reinvestment account established pursuant to section 32-9zz in the taxable year that such contribution is made, and (xx) to the extent properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, for the taxable year commencing January 1, 2015, ten per cent of the income received from the state teachers' retirement system, for the taxable year commencing January 1, 2016, twenty-five per cent of the income received from the state teachers' retirement system, and for the taxable year commencing January 1, 2017, and each taxable year thereafter, fifty per cent of the income received from the state teachers' retirement system.

Sec. 66. Subsection (a) of section 12-700 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) There is hereby imposed on the Connecticut taxable income of each resident of this state a tax:

(1) At the rate of four and one-half per cent of such Connecticut taxable income for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1992, and prior to January 1, 1996.

(2) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1996, but prior to January 1, 1997, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual or as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 2,250

3. 0%

 

Over $ 2,250

$ 67. 50, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 2,250

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 3,500

3. 0%

 

Over $ 3,500

$ 105. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 3,500

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or a person who files a return under the federal income tax as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 4,500

3. 0%

 

Over $ 4,500

$ 135. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 4,500

(D) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 4. 5% of their Connecticut taxable income.

(3) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1997, but prior to January 1, 1998, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual or as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 6,250

3. 0%

 

Over $ 6,250

$ 187. 50, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 6,250

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000

$ 300. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 10,000

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 12,500

3. 0%

 

Over $ 12,500

$ 375. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 12,500

(D) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 4. 5% of their Connecticut taxable income.

(4) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1998, but prior to January 1, 1999, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual or as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 7,500

3. 0%

 

Over $ 7,500

$ 225. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 7,500

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 12,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 12,000

$ 360. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 12,000

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 15,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 15,000

$ 450. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 15,000

(D) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 4. 5% of their Connecticut taxable income.

(5) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1999, but prior to January 1, 2003, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual or as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000

$ 300. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 10,000

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 16,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 16,000

$ 480. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 16,000

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 20,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 20,000

$ 600. 00, plus 4. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 20,000

(D) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 4. 5% of their Connecticut taxable income.

(6) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2003, but prior to January 1, 2009, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual or as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000

$ 300. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

   

excess over $ 10,000

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 16,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 16,000

$ 480. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

   

excess over $ 16,000

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 20,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 20,000

$ 600. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

   

excess over $ 20,000

(D) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 5. 0% of the Connecticut taxable income.

(7) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2009, but prior to January 1, 2011, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000 but not

$ 300. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 500,000

excess over $ 10,000

 

Over $ 500,000

$ 24,800, plus 6. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 500,000

(B) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 16,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 16,000 but not

$ 480. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 800,000

excess over $ 16,000

 

Over $ 800,000

$ 39,680, plus 6. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 800,000

(C) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 20,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 20,000 but not

$ 600. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 1,000,000

excess over $ 20,000

 

Over $ 1,000,000

$ 49,600, plus 6. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 1,000,000

(D) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000 but not

$ 300. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 500,000

excess over $ 10,000

 

Over $ 500,000

$ 24,800, plus 6. 5% of the

   

excess over $ 500,000

(E) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 6. 5% of the Connecticut taxable income.

(8) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2011, but prior to January 1, 2015, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000 but not

$ 300. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 50,000

excess over $ 10,000

 

Over $ 50,000 but not

$ 2,300, plus 5. 5% of the

 

over $ 100,000

excess over $ 50,000

 

Over $ 100,000 but not

$ 5,050, plus 6. 0% of the

 

over $ 200,000

excess over $ 100,000

 

Over $ 200,000 but not

$ 11,050, plus 6. 5% of the

 

over $ 250,000

excess over $ 200,000

 

Over $ 250,000

$ 14,300, plus 6. 70% of the

   

excess over $ 250,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (A)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-six thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (A)(i) and (A)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to seventy-five dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of two thousand two hundred fifty dollars.

(B) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 16,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 16,000 but not

$ 480. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 80,000

excess over $ 16,000

 

Over $ 80,000 but not

$ 3,680, plus 5. 5% of the

 

over $ 160,000

excess over $ 80,000

 

Over $ 160,000 but not

$ 8,080, plus 6. 0% of the

 

over $ 320,000

excess over $ 160,000

 

Over $ 320,000 but not

$ 17,680, plus 6. 5% of the

 

over $ 400,000

excess over $ 320,000

 

Over $ 400,000

$ 22,880, plus 6. 70% of the

   

excess over $ 400,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (B)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds seventy-eight thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand six hundred dollars for each four thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds three hundred twenty thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (B)(i) and (B)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to one hundred twenty dollars for each eight thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds three hundred twenty thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of three thousand six hundred dollars.

(C) (i) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 20,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 20,000 but not

$ 600. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 100,000

excess over $ 20,000

 

Over $ 100,000 but not

$ 4,600, plus 5. 5% of the

 

over $ 200,000

excess over $ 100,000

 

Over $ 200,000 but not

$ 10,100, plus 6. 0% of the

 

over $ 400,000

excess over $ 200,000

 

Over $ 400,000 but not

$ 22,100, plus 6. 5% of the

 

over $ 500,000

excess over $ 400,000

 

Over $ 500,000

$ 28,600, plus 6. 70% of the

   

excess over $ 500,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (C)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds one hundred thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by two thousand dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds four hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (C)(i) and (C)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to one hundred fifty dollars for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds four hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of four thousand five hundred dollars.

(D) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $ 10,000

3. 0%

 

Over $ 10,000 but not

$ 300. 00, plus 5. 0% of the

 

over $ 50,000

excess over $ 10,000

 

Over $ 50,000 but not

$ 2,300, plus 5. 5% of the

 

over $ 100,000

excess over $ 50,000

 

Over $ 100,000 but not

$ 5,050, plus 6. 0% of the

 

over $ 200,000

excess over $ 100,000

 

Over $ 200,000 but not

$ 11,050, plus 6. 5% of the

 

over $ 250,000

excess over $ 200,000

 

Over $ 250,000

$ 14,300, plus 6. 70% of the

   

excess over $ 250,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (D)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty thousand two hundred fifty dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each two thousand five hundred dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (D)(i) and (D)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to seventy-five dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of two thousand two hundred fifty dollars.

(E) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 6. 70% of the Connecticut taxable income.

(9) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015, in accordance with the following schedule:

(A) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $10,000

3.0%

 

Over $10,000 but not

$300.00, plus 5.0% of the

 

over $50,000

excess over $10,000

 

Over $50,000 but not

$2,300, plus 5.5% of the

 

over $100,000

excess over $50,000

 

Over $100,000 but not

$5,050, plus 6.0% of the

 

over $200,000

excess over $100,000

 

Over $200,000 but not

$11,050, plus 6.5% of the

 

over $250,000

excess over $200,000

 

Over $250,000 but not over

$14,300, plus 6.9% of the

 

$500,000

excess over $250,000

 

Over $500,000

$31,550, plus 6.99% of the

   

excess over $500,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (A)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-six thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (A)(i) and (A)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to ninety dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of two thousand seven hundred dollars.

(iv) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds five hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (A)(i), (A)(ii) and (A)(iii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to fifty dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds five hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of four hundred fifty dollars.

(B) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household, as defined in Section 2(b) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $16,000

3.0%

 

Over $16,000 but not

$480.00, plus 5.0% of the

 

over $80,000

excess over $16,000

 

Over $80,000 but not

$3,680, plus 5.5% of the

 

over $160,000

excess over $80,000

 

Over $160,000 but not

$8,080, plus 6.0% of the

 

over $320,000

excess over $160,000

 

Over $320,000 but not

$17,680, plus 6.5% of the

 

over $400,000

excess over $320,000

 

Over $400,000 but not over

$22,880, plus 6.9% of the excess

 

$800,000

over $400,000

 

Over $800,000

$50,400, plus 6.99% of the excess

   

over $800,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (B)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds seventy-eight thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand six hundred dollars for each four thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds three hundred twenty thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (B)(i) and (B)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to one hundred forty dollars for each eight thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds three hundred twenty thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of four thousand two hundred dollars.

(iv) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds eight hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (B)(i), (B)(ii) and (B)(iii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to eighty dollars for each eight thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds eight hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of seven hundred twenty dollars.

(C) (i) For any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly or any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a surviving spouse, as defined in Section 2(a) of the Internal Revenue Code:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $20,000

3.0%

 

Over $20,000 but not

$600.00, plus 5.0% of the

 

over $100,000

excess over $20,000

 

Over $100,000 but not

$4,600, plus 5.5% of the

 

over $200,000

excess over $100,000

 

Over $200,000 but not

$10,100, plus 6.0% of the

 

over $400,000

excess over $200,000

 

Over $400,000 but not

$22,100, plus 6.5% of the

 

over $500,000

excess over $400,000

 

Over $500,000 but not over

$28,600, plus 6.9% of the excess

 

$1,000,000

over $500,00

 

Over $1,000,000

$63,100, plus 6.99% of the excess

   

over $1,000,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (C)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds one hundred thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by two thousand dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds four hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (C)(i) and (C)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to one hundred eighty dollars for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds four hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of five thousand four hundred dollars.

(iv) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds one million dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (C)(i), (C)(ii) and (C)(iii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to one hundred dollars for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds one million dollars, up to a maximum payment of nine hundred dollars.

(D) (i) For any person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a married individual filing separately:

 

Connecticut Taxable Income

Rate of Tax

 

Not over $10,000

3.0%

 

Over $10,000 but not

$300.00, plus 5.0% of the

 

over $50,000

excess over $10,000

 

Over $50,000 but not

$2,300, plus 5.5% of the

 

over $100,000

excess over $50,000

 

Over $100,000 but not

$5,050, plus 6.0% of the

 

over $200,000

excess over $100,000

 

Over $200,000 but not

$11,050, plus 6.5% of the

 

over $250,000

excess over $200,000

 

Over $250,000 but not over

$14,300, plus 6.9% of the

 

$500,000

excess over $250,000

 

Over $500,000

$31,550, plus 6.99% of the

   

excess over $500,000

(ii) Notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraph (D)(i) of this subdivision, for each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty thousand two hundred fifty dollars, the amount of the taxpayer's Connecticut taxable income to which the three-per-cent tax rate applies shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each two thousand five hundred dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount. Any such amount of Connecticut taxable income to which, as provided in the preceding sentence, the three-per-cent tax rate does not apply shall be an amount to which the five-per-cent tax rate shall apply.

(iii) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (D)(i) and (D)(ii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to ninety dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds two hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of two thousand seven hundred dollars.

(iv) Each taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds five hundred thousand dollars shall pay, in addition to the tax computed under the provisions of subparagraphs (D)(i), (D)(ii) and (D)(iii) of this subdivision, an amount equal to fifty dollars for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds five hundred thousand dollars, up to a maximum payment of four hundred fifty dollars.

(E) For trusts or estates, the rate of tax shall be 6.99% of the Connecticut taxable income.

[(9)] (10) The provisions of this subsection shall apply to resident trusts and estates and, wherever reference is made in this subsection to residents of this state, such reference shall be construed to include resident trusts and estates, provided any reference to a resident's Connecticut adjusted gross income derived from sources without this state or to a resident's Connecticut adjusted gross income shall be construed, in the case of a resident trust or estate, to mean the resident trust or estate's Connecticut taxable income derived from sources without this state and the resident trust or estate's Connecticut taxable income, respectively.

Sec. 67. Subsection (a) of section 12-702 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) (1) (A) Any person, other than a trust or estate, subject to the tax under this chapter for any taxable year who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a married individual filing separately or, for taxable years commencing prior to January 1, 2000, who files income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual shall be entitled to a personal exemption of twelve thousand dollars in determining Connecticut taxable income for purposes of this chapter.

(B) In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-four thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption.

(2) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2000, any person, other than a trust or estate, subject to the tax under this chapter for any taxable year who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual shall be entitled to a personal exemption in determining Connecticut taxable income for purposes of this chapter as follows:

(A) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2000, but prior to January 1, 2001, twelve thousand two hundred fifty dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-four thousand five hundred dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(B) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2001, but prior to January 1, 2004, twelve thousand five hundred dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-five thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(C) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2004, but prior to January 1, 2007, twelve thousand six hundred twenty-five dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-five thousand two hundred fifty dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(D) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2007, but prior to January 1, 2008, twelve thousand seven hundred fifty dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-five thousand five hundred dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(E) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2008, but prior to January 1, 2012, thirteen thousand dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-six thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(F) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, but prior to January 1, 2013, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-seven thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(G) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2013, but prior to January 1, 2014, fourteen thousand dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-eight thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(H) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2014, but prior to January 1, [2015] 2016, fourteen thousand five hundred dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds twenty-nine thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption;

(I) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, [2015] 2016, fifteen thousand dollars. In the case of any such taxpayer whose Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds thirty thousand dollars, the exemption amount shall be reduced by one thousand dollars for each one thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income for the taxable year exceeds said amount. In no event shall the reduction exceed one hundred per cent of the exemption.

Sec. 68. Subparagraphs (H) and (I) of subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-703 of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(H) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2014, but prior to January 1, [2015] 2016:

 

Connecticut

 
 

Adjusted Gross Income

Amount of Credit

 

    Over $ 14,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 18,100

75%

 

    Over $ 18,100 but

 
 

    not over $ 18,600

70%

 

    Over $ 18,600 but

 
 

    not over $ 19,100

65%

 

    Over $ 19,100 but

 
 

    not over $ 19,600

60%

 

    Over $ 19,600 but

 
 

    not over $ 20,100

55%

 

    Over $ 20,100 but

 
 

    not over $ 20,600

50%

 

    Over $ 20,600 but

 
 

    not over $ 21,100

45%

 

    Over $ 21,100 but

 
 

    not over $ 21,600

40%

 

    Over $ 21,600 but

 
 

    not over $ 24,200

35%

 

    Over $ 24,200 but

 
 

    not over $ 24,700

30%

 

    Over $ 24,700 but

 
 

    not over $ 25,200

25%

 

    Over $ 25,200 but

 
 

    not over $ 25,700

20%

 

    Over $ 25,700 but

 
 

    not over $ 30,200

15%

 

    Over $ 30,200 but

 
 

    not over $ 30,700

14%

 

    Over $ 30,700 but

 
 

    not over $ 31,200

13%

 

    Over $ 31,200 but

 
 

    not over $ 31,700

12%

 

    Over $ 31,700 but

 
 

    not over $ 32,200

11%

 

    Over $ 32,200 but

 
 

    not over $ 58,000

10%

 

    Over $ 58,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 58,500

9%

 

    Over $ 58,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 59,000

8%

 

    Over $ 59,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 59,500

7%

 

    Over $ 59,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 60,000

6%

 

    Over $ 60,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 60,500

5%

 

    Over $ 60,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 61,000

4%

 

    Over $ 61,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 61,500

3%

 

    Over $ 61,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 62,000

2%

 

    Over $ 62,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 62,500

1%

(I) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, [2015] 2016:

 

Connecticut

 
 

Adjusted Gross Income

Amount of Credit

 

    Over $ 15,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 18,800

75%

 

    Over $ 18,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 19,300

70%

 

    Over $ 19,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 19,800

65%

 

    Over $ 19,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 20,300

60%

 

    Over $ 20,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 20,800

55%

 

    Over $ 20,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 21,300

50%

 

    Over $ 21,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 21,800

45%

 

    Over $ 21,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 22,300

40%

 

    Over $ 22,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 25,000

35%

 

    Over $ 25,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 25,500

30%

 

    Over $ 25,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 26,000

25%

 

    Over $ 26,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 26,500

20%

 

    Over $ 26,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 31,300

15%

 

    Over $ 31,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 31,800

14%

 

    Over $ 31,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 32,300

13%

 

    Over $ 32,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 32,800

12%

 

    Over $ 32,800 but

 
 

    not over $ 33,300

11%

 

    Over $ 33,300 but

 
 

    not over $ 60,000

10%

 

    Over $ 60,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 60,500

9%

 

    Over $ 60,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 61,000

8%

 

    Over $ 61,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 61,500

7%

 

    Over $ 61,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 62,000

6%

 

    Over $ 62,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 62,500

5%

 

    Over $ 62,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 63,000

4%

 

    Over $ 63,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 63,500

3%

 

    Over $ 63,500 but

 
 

    not over $ 64,000

2%

 

    Over $ 64,000 but

 
 

    not over $ 64,500

1%

Sec. 69. Subsection (e) of section 12-704e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(e) For purposes of this section, "applicable percentage" means thirty per cent, except (1) for the taxable year commencing on January 1, 2013, "applicable percentage" means twenty-five per cent, and (2) for [the taxable year] taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2014, but prior to January 1, 2017, "applicable percentage" means twenty-seven and one-half per cent.

Sec. 70. Subsections (a) to (c), inclusive, of section 12-704c of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015, and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) Any resident of this state, as defined in subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 12-701, subject to the tax under this chapter for any taxable year shall be entitled to a credit in determining the amount of tax liability under this chapter, for all or a portion, as permitted by this section, of the amount of property tax, as defined in this section, first becoming due and actually paid during such taxable year by such person on such person's primary residence or motor vehicle in accordance with the provisions of this section, provided in the case of a person who files a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual, a married individual filing separately or a head of household, one motor vehicle shall be eligible for such credit and in the case of a husband and wife who file a return under federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly, no more than two motor vehicles shall be eligible for a credit under the provisions of this section.

(b) The credit allowed under this section shall not exceed two hundred fifteen dollars for the taxable year commencing on or after January 1, 1997, and prior to January 1, 1998; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1998, but prior to January 1, 1999, three hundred fifty dollars; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 1999, but prior to January 1, 2000, four hundred twenty-five dollars; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2000, but prior to January 1, 2003, five hundred dollars; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2003, three hundred fifty dollars; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2005, but prior to January 1, 2006, three hundred fifty dollars; for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2006, but prior to January 1, 2011, five hundred dollars; [and] for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2011, but prior to January 1, 2016, three hundred dollars; and for taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2016, two hundred dollars. In the case of any husband and wife who file a return under the federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing a joint return, the credit allowed, in the aggregate, shall not exceed such amounts for each such taxable year.

(c) (1) (A) For taxable years commencing prior to January 1, 2000, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-two thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit that exceeds one hundred dollars shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(B) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2000, but prior to January 1, 2001, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-three thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit that exceeds one hundred dollars shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(C) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2001, but prior to January 1, 2004, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-four thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(D) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2004, but prior to January 1, 2007, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-five thousand dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(E) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2007, but prior to January 1, 2008, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-five thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(F) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2008, but prior to January 1, 2011, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-six thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by ten per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(G) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2011, but prior to January 1, 2013, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds fifty-six thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(H) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2013, but prior to January 1, 2014, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds sixty thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(I) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2014, but prior to January 1, [2015] 2016, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds [sixty-two thousand five hundred] forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(J) For taxable years commencing on or after January 1, [2015] 2016, in the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as an unmarried individual whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds [sixty-four thousand five hundred] forty-nine thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(2) In the case of any such taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a married individual filing separately whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds [fifty thousand two hundred fifty] thirty-five thousand two hundred fifty dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each five thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(3) In the case of a taxpayer who files under the federal income tax for such taxable year as a head of household whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds [seventy-eight thousand five hundred] fifty-four thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

(4) In the case of a taxpayer who files under federal income tax for such taxable year as married individuals filing jointly whose Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds [one hundred thousand five hundred] seventy thousand five hundred dollars, the amount of the credit shall be reduced by fifteen per cent for each ten thousand dollars, or fraction thereof, by which the taxpayer's Connecticut adjusted gross income exceeds said amount.

Sec. 71. Section 12-407e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) (1) From the third Sunday in August until the Saturday next succeeding, inclusive, during the period beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2015, the provisions of this chapter shall not apply to sales of any article of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body the cost of which article to the purchaser is less than three hundred dollars.

(2) On and after July 1, 2015, from the third Sunday in August until the Saturday next succeeding, inclusive, the provisions of this chapter shall not apply to sales of any article of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body, the cost of which article to the purchaser is less than one hundred dollars.

(b) For the purposes of this section, clothing or footwear shall not include (1) any special clothing or footwear primarily designed for athletic activity or protective use and which is not normally worn except when used for the athletic activity or protective use for which it was designed, and (2) jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, wallets, watches and similar items carried on or about the human body but not worn on the body in the manner characteristic of clothing intended for exemption under this section.

Sec. 72. Subparagraph (H) of subdivision (1) of section 12-408 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

(H) With respect to the sale of (i) a motor vehicle for a sales price exceeding fifty thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, (ii) jewelry, whether real or imitation, for a sales price exceeding five thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, and (iii) an article of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body, a handbag, luggage, umbrella, wallet or watch for a sales price exceeding one thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price. For purposes of this subparagraph, "motor vehicle" has the meaning provided in section 14-1, but does not include a motor vehicle subject to the provisions of subparagraph (C) of this subdivision, a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating over twelve thousand five hundred pounds, or a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of twelve thousand five hundred pounds or less that is not used for private passenger purposes, but is designed or used to transport merchandise, freight or persons in connection with any business enterprise and issued a commercial registration or more specific type of registration by the Department of Motor Vehicles;

Sec. 73. Subparagraph (H) of subdivision (1) of section 12-411 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

(H) With respect to the sale of (i) a motor vehicle for a sales price exceeding fifty thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, (ii) jewelry, whether real or imitation, for a sales price exceeding five thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, and (iii) an article of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body, a handbag, luggage, umbrella, wallet or watch for a sales price exceeding one thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price. For purposes of this subparagraph, "motor vehicle" has the meaning provided in section 14-1, but does not include a motor vehicle subject to the provisions of subparagraph (C) of this subdivision, a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating over twelve thousand five hundred pounds, or a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of twelve thousand five hundred pounds or less that is not used for private passenger purposes, but is designed or used to transport merchandise, freight or persons in connection with any business enterprise and issued a commercial registration or more specific type of registration by the Department of Motor Vehicles; and

Sec. 74. Subdivision (1) of section 12-408 of the general statutes, as amended by section 72 of this act, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to sales occurring on or after October 1, 2015, and to sales of services that are billed to customers for a period that includes said October 1, 2015, date):

(1) (A) For the privilege of making any sales, as defined in subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-407, at retail, in this state for a consideration, a tax is hereby imposed on all retailers at the rate of six and thirty-five-hundredths per cent of the gross receipts of any retailer from the sale of all tangible personal property sold at retail or from the rendering of any services constituting a sale in accordance with subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-407, except, in lieu of said rate of six and thirty-five-hundredths per cent, the rates provided in subparagraphs (B) to (H), inclusive, of this subdivision;

(B) At a rate of fifteen per cent with respect to each transfer of occupancy, from the total amount of rent received for such occupancy of any room or rooms in a hotel or lodging house for the first period not exceeding thirty consecutive calendar days;

(C) With respect to the sale of a motor vehicle to any individual who is a member of the armed forces of the United States and is on full-time active duty in Connecticut and who is considered, under 50 App USC 574, a resident of another state, or to any such individual and the spouse thereof, at a rate of four and one-half per cent of the gross receipts of any retailer from such sales, provided such retailer requires and maintains a declaration by such individual, prescribed as to form by the commissioner and bearing notice to the effect that false statements made in such declaration are punishable, or other evidence, satisfactory to the commissioner, concerning the purchaser's state of residence under 50 App USC 574;

(D) (i) With respect to the sales of computer and data processing services occurring on or after July 1, 1997, and prior to July 1, 1998, at the rate of five per cent, on or after July 1, 1998, and prior to July 1, 1999, at the rate of four per cent, on or after July 1, 1999, and prior to July 1, 2000, at the rate of three per cent, on or after July 1, 2000, and prior to July 1, 2001, at the rate of two per cent, on or after July 1, 2001, and prior to October 1, 2015, at the rate of one per cent, [and] on or after October 1, 2015, and prior to July 1, 2016, at the rate of two per cent, on or after July 1, 2016, at the rate of three per cent, (ii) with respect to sales of Internet access services, on and after July 1, 2001, such services shall be exempt from such tax, and (iii) with respect to the sales of computer and data processing services occurring on or after October 1, 2015, such services performed by an entity for an affiliate of such entity shall be exempt from such tax, where "affiliate" means a person who directly or indirectly owns or controls, is owned or controlled by, or is under common ownership or control with, another person, and "owns", "is owned" and "ownership" mean ownership of an equity interest, or the equivalent thereof, of fifty per cent or more;

(E) (i) With respect to the sales of labor that is otherwise taxable under subparagraph (C) or (G) of subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-407 on existing vessels and repair or maintenance services on vessels occurring on and after July 1, 1999, such services shall be exempt from such tax;

(ii) With respect to the sale of a vessel, such sale shall be exempt from such tax provided such vessel is docked in this state for sixty or fewer days in a calendar year;

(F) With respect to patient care services for which payment is received by the hospital on or after July 1, 1999, and prior to July 1, 2001, at the rate of five and three-fourths per cent and on and after July 1, 2001, such services shall be exempt from such tax;

(G) With respect to the rental or leasing of a passenger motor vehicle for a period of thirty consecutive calendar days or less, at a rate of nine and thirty-five-hundredths per cent;

(H) With respect to the sale of (i) a motor vehicle for a sales price exceeding fifty thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, (ii) jewelry, whether real or imitation, for a sales price exceeding five thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price, and (iii) an article of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body, a handbag, luggage, umbrella, wallet or watch for a sales price exceeding one thousand dollars, at a rate of seven and three-fourths per cent on the entire sales price. For purposes of this subparagraph, "motor vehicle" has the meaning provided in section 14-1, but does not include a motor vehicle subject to the provisions of subparagraph (C) of this subdivision, a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating over twelve thousand five hundred pounds, or a motor vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of twelve thousand five hundred pounds or less that is not used for private passenger purposes, but is designed or used to transport merchandise, freight or persons in connection with any business enterprise and issued a commercial registration or more specific type of registration by the Department of Motor Vehicles;

(I) The rate of tax imposed by this chapter shall be applicable to all retail sales upon the effective date of such rate, except that a new rate which represents an increase in the rate applicable to the sale shall not apply to any sales transaction wherein a binding sales contract without an escalator clause has been entered into prior to the effective date of the new rate and delivery is made within ninety days after the effective date of the new rate. For the purposes of payment of the tax imposed under this section, any retailer of services taxable under subparagraph (I) of subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-407, who computes taxable income, for purposes of taxation under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, on an accounting basis which recognizes only cash or other valuable consideration actually received as income and who is liable for such tax only due to the rendering of such services may make payments related to such tax for the period during which such income is received, without penalty or interest, without regard to when such service is rendered; [and]

(J) For calendar quarters ending on or after September 30, 2011, except for calendar quarters ending on or after July 1, 2016, but prior to July 1, 2017, the commissioner shall deposit into the regional planning incentive account, established pursuant to section 4-66k, six and seven-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (B) of this subdivision and ten and seven-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (G) of this subdivision; [. ]

(K) (i) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, for calendar quarters ending on or after December 31, 2015, but prior to July 1, 2016, the commissioner shall deposit into the municipal revenue sharing account established pursuant to section 4-66l, as amended by this act, four and seven-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision;

(ii) For calendar quarters ending on or after July 1, 2016, but prior to July 1, 2017, the commissioner shall deposit into the municipal revenue sharing account established pursuant to section 4-66l, as amended by this act, six and three-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision;

(iii) For calendar quarters ending on or after July 1, 2017, the commissioner shall deposit into the municipal revenue sharing account established pursuant to section 4-66l, as amended by this act, seven and nine-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision; and

(L) (i) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, for calendar quarters ending on or after December 31, 2015, but prior to July 1, 2016, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund established under section 13b-68 four and seven-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision;

(ii) For calendar quarters ending on or after July 1, 2016, but prior to July 1, 2017, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund established under section 13b-68 six and three-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision; and

(iii) For calendar quarters ending on or after July 1, 2017, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund established under section 13b-68 seven and nine-tenths per cent of the amounts received by the state from the tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision.

Sec. 75. Subdivision (37) of subsection (a) of section 12-407 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date, and to sales of services that are billed to customers for a period that includes said July 1, 2015, date):

(37) "Services" for purposes of subdivision (2) of this subsection, means:

(A) Computer and data processing services, including, but not limited to, time, programming, code writing, modification of existing programs, feasibility studies and installation and implementation of software programs and systems even where such services are rendered in connection with the development, creation or production of canned or custom software or the license of custom software; [, and exclusive of services rendered in connection with the creation, development hosting or maintenance of all or part of a web site which is part of the graphical, hypertext portion of the Internet, commonly referred to as the World Wide Web; ]

(B) Credit information and reporting services;

(C) Services by employment agencies and agencies providing personnel services;

(D) Private investigation, protection, patrol work, watchman and armored car services, exclusive of (i) services of off-duty police officers and off-duty firefighters, and (ii) coin and currency services provided to a financial services company by or through another financial services company. For purposes of this subparagraph, "financial services company" has the same meaning as provided under subparagraphs (A) to (H), inclusive, of subdivision (6) of subsection (a) of section 12-218b;

(E) Painting and lettering services;

(F) Photographic studio services;

(G) Telephone answering services;

(H) Stenographic services;

(I) Services to industrial, commercial or income-producing real property, including, but not limited to, such services as management, electrical, plumbing, painting and carpentry, provided income-producing property shall not include property used exclusively for residential purposes in which the owner resides and which contains no more than three dwelling units, or a housing facility for low and moderate income families and persons owned or operated by a nonprofit housing organization, as defined in subdivision (29) of section 12-412;

(J) Business analysis, management, management consulting and public relations services, excluding (i) any environmental consulting services, (ii) any training services provided by an institution of higher education licensed or accredited by the Board of Regents for Higher Education or Office of Higher Education pursuant to sections 10a-35a and 10a-34, respectively, and (iii) on and after January 1, 1994, any business analysis, management, management consulting and public relations services when such services are rendered in connection with an aircraft leased or owned by a certificated air carrier or in connection with an aircraft which has a maximum certificated take-off weight of six thousand pounds or more;

(K) Services providing "piped-in" music to business or professional establishments;

(L) Flight instruction and chartering services by a certificated air carrier on an aircraft, the use of which for such purposes, but for the provisions of subdivision (4) of section 12-410 and subdivision (12) of section 12-411, would be deemed a retail sale and a taxable storage or use, respectively, of such aircraft by such carrier;

(M) Motor vehicle repair services, including any type of repair, painting or replacement related to the body or any of the operating parts of a motor vehicle;

(N) Motor vehicle parking, including the provision of space, other than metered space, in a lot having thirty or more spaces, excluding [(i) space in a seasonal parking lot provided by a person who is exempt from taxation under this chapter pursuant to subdivision (1), (5) or (8) of section 12-412, (ii) space in a parking lot owned or leased under the terms of a lease of not less than ten years' duration and operated by an employer for the exclusive use of its employees, and (iii)] space in municipally-operated railroad parking facilities in municipalities located within an area of the state designated as a severe nonattainment area for ozone under the federal Clean Air Act or space in a railroad parking facility in a municipality located within an area of the state designated as a severe nonattainment area for ozone under the federal Clean Air Act owned or operated by the state on or after April 1, 2000;

(O) Radio or television repair services;

(P) Furniture reupholstering and repair services;

(Q) Repair services to any electrical or electronic device, including, but not limited to, equipment used for purposes of refrigeration or air-conditioning;

(R) Lobbying or consulting services for purposes of representing the interests of a client in relation to the functions of any governmental entity or instrumentality;

(S) Services of the agent of any person in relation to the sale of any item of tangible personal property for such person, exclusive of the services of a consignee selling works of art, as defined in subsection (b) of section 12-376c, or articles of clothing or footwear intended to be worn on or about the human body other than (i) any special clothing or footwear primarily designed for athletic activity or protective use and which is not normally worn except when used for the athletic activity or protective use for which it was designed, and (ii) jewelry, handbags, luggage, umbrellas, wallets, watches and similar items carried on or about the human body but not worn on the body, under consignment, exclusive of services provided by an auctioneer;

(T) Locksmith services;

(U) Advertising or public relations services, including layout, art direction, graphic design, mechanical preparation or production supervision, not related to the development of media advertising or cooperative direct mail advertising;

(V) Landscaping and horticulture services;

(W) Window cleaning services;

(X) Maintenance services;

(Y) Janitorial services;

(Z) Exterminating services;

(AA) Swimming pool cleaning and maintenance services;

(BB) Miscellaneous personal services included in industry group 729 in the Standard Industrial Classification Manual, United States Office of Management and Budget, 1987 edition, or U. S. industry 532220, 812191, 812199 or 812990 in the North American Industrial Classification System United States Manual, United States Office of Management and Budget, 1997 edition, exclusive of (i) services rendered by massage therapists licensed pursuant to chapter 384a, and (ii) services rendered by an electrologist licensed pursuant to chapter 388;

(CC) Any repair or maintenance service to any item of tangible personal property including any contract of warranty or service related to any such item;

(DD) Business analysis, management or managing consulting services rendered by a general partner, or an affiliate thereof, to a limited partnership, provided (i) the general partner, or an affiliate thereof, is compensated for the rendition of such services other than through a distributive share of partnership profits or an annual percentage of partnership capital or assets established in the limited partnership's offering statement, and (ii) the general partner, or an affiliate thereof, offers such services to others, including any other partnership. As used in this subparagraph "an affiliate of a general partner" means an entity which is directly or indirectly owned fifty per cent or more in common with a general partner;

(EE) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 12-412, as amended by this act, except subdivision (87) of said section 12-412, patient care services, as defined in subdivision (29) of this subsection by a hospital, except that "sale" and "selling" does not include such patient care services for which payment is received by the hospital during the period commencing July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2003;

(FF) Health and athletic club services, exclusive of (i) any such services provided without any additional charge which are included in any dues or initiation fees paid to any such club, which dues or fees are subject to tax under section 12-543, and (ii) any such services provided by a municipality or an organization that is described in Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended;

(GG) Motor vehicle storage services, including storage of motor homes, campers and camp trailers, other than the furnishing of space as described in subparagraph (P) of subdivision (2) of this subsection;

(HH) Packing and crating services, other than those provided in connection with the sale of tangible personal property by the retailer of such property;

(II) Motor vehicle towing and road services, other than motor vehicle repair services;

(JJ) Intrastate transportation services provided by livery services, including limousines, community cars or vans, with a driver. Intrastate transportation services shall not include transportation by taxicab, motor bus, ambulance or ambulette, scheduled public transportation, nonemergency medical transportation provided under the Medicaid program, paratransit services provided by agreement or arrangement with the state or any political subdivision of the state, dial-a-ride services or services provided in connection with funerals;

(KK) Pet grooming and pet boarding services, except if such services are provided as an integral part of professional veterinary services, and pet obedience services;

(LL) Services in connection with a cosmetic medical procedure. For purposes of this subparagraph, "cosmetic medical procedure" means any medical procedure performed on an individual that is directed at improving the individual's appearance and that does not meaningfully promote the proper function of the body or prevent or treat illness or disease. "Cosmetic medical procedure" includes, but is not limited, to cosmetic surgery, hair transplants, cosmetic injections, cosmetic soft tissue fillers, dermabrasion and chemical peel, laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing, laser treatment of leg veins [,] and sclerotherapy. "Cosmetic medical procedure" does not include reconstructive surgery. "Reconstructive surgery" includes any surgery performed on abnormal structures caused by or related to congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease, including procedures to improve function or give a more normal appearance;

(MM) Manicure services, pedicure services and all other nail services, regardless of where performed, including airbrushing, fills, full sets, nail sculpting, paraffin treatments and polishes;

(NN) Spa services, regardless of where performed, including body waxing and wraps, peels, scrubs and facials; and

(OO) Car wash services, excluding coin-operated car washes.

Sec. 76. Subparagraph (E) of subdivision (1) of section 12-411 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date, and to sales of services that are billed to customers for a period that includes said date):

(E) (i) With respect to the acceptance or receipt in this state of computer and data processing services purchased from any retailer for consumption or use in this state occurring on or after July 1, 1997, and prior to July 1, 1998, at the rate of five per cent of such services, on or after July 1, 1998, and prior to July 1, 1999, at the rate of four per cent of such services, on or after July 1, 1999, and prior to July 1, 2000, at the rate of three per cent of such services, on or after July 1, 2000, and prior to July 1, 2001, at the rate of two per cent of such services, on and after July 1, 2001, and prior to October 1, 2015, at the rate of one per cent of such services, [and] on or after October 1, 2015, and prior to July 1, 2016, at the rate of two per cent, on or after July 1, 2016, at the rate of three per cent, (ii) with respect to the acceptance or receipt in this state of Internet access services, on or after July 1, 2001, and prior to October 1, 2015, such services shall be exempt from tax, and (iii) with respect to the acceptance or receipt in this state of computer and data processing services purchased on or after October 1, 2015, such services performed by an entity for an affiliate of such entity shall be exempt from such tax, where "affiliate" means a person who directly or indirectly owns or controls, is owned or controlled by, or is under common ownership or control with, another person, and "owns", "is owned" and "ownership" mean ownership of an equity interest, or the equivalent thereof, of fifty per cent or more;

Sec. 77. Subdivision (5) of section 12-412 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(5) (A) Sales of tangible personal property or services to and by nonprofit charitable hospitals in this state, nonprofit nursing homes, nonprofit rest homes and nonprofit residential care homes licensed by the state pursuant to chapter 368v for the exclusive purposes of such institutions except any such service transaction as described in subparagraph (N) or (EE) of subdivision (37) of subsection (a) of section 12-407, as amended by this act.

(B) Sales of tangible personal property by any organization that is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, and that the United States Treasury Department has expressly determined, by letter, to be an organization that is described in Section 501(c)(3) of said internal revenue code, which sales are made on the premises of a hospital.

(C) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2015, to June 30, 2017, inclusive, the sales of tangible personal property or services to and by an acute care hospital, operating as a sole community hospital in this state for the exclusive purposes of such sole community hospital. For purposes of this subparagraph, "sole community hospital" has the same meaning as "sole community hospital", as described in 42 CFR 412. 92, as amended from time to time.

Sec. 78. Section 30-22 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) A restaurant permit shall allow the retail sale of alcoholic liquor to be consumed on the premises of a restaurant. A restaurant patron shall be allowed to remove one unsealed bottle of wine for off-premises consumption provided the patron has purchased such bottle of wine at such restaurant and has purchased a full course meal at such restaurant and consumed a portion of the bottle of wine with such meal on such restaurant premises. For the purposes of this section, "full course meal" means a diversified selection of food which ordinarily cannot be consumed without the use of tableware and which cannot be conveniently consumed while standing or walking. A restaurant permit, with prior approval of the Department of Consumer Protection, shall allow alcoholic liquor to be served at tables in outside areas which are screened or not screened from public view where permitted by fire, zoning and health regulations. If not required by fire, zoning or health regulations, a fence or wall enclosing such outside areas shall not be required by the Department of Consumer Protection. No fence or wall used to enclose such outside areas shall be less than thirty inches high. Such permit shall also authorize the sale at retail from the premises of sealed containers supplied and filled by the permittee with draught beer for consumption off the premises. Such sales shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. Not more than four liters of such beer shall be sold to any person on any day on which the sale of alcoholic liquor is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. No holder of a manufacturer permit, out-of-state shipper's permit or wholesaler permit shall supply to the holder of a restaurant permit the containers permitted to be sold for consumption off the premises under this section or any draught system components other than tapping accessories. The annual fee for a restaurant permit shall be one thousand four hundred fifty dollars.

(b) A restaurant permit for beer shall allow the retail sale of beer and of cider not exceeding six per cent of alcohol by volume to be consumed on the premises of a restaurant. Such permit shall also authorize the sale at retail from the premises of sealed containers supplied by the permittee of draught beer for consumption off the premises. Such sales shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. Not more than four liters of such beer shall be sold to any person on any day on which the sale of alcoholic liquor is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. The annual fee for a restaurant permit for beer shall be three hundred dollars.

(c) A restaurant permit for wine and beer shall allow the retail sale of wine and beer and of cider not exceeding six per cent of alcohol by volume to be consumed on the premises of the restaurant. A restaurant patron may remove one unsealed bottle of wine for off-premises consumption provided the patron has purchased a full course meal and consumed a portion of the bottle of wine with such meal on the restaurant premises. Such permit shall also authorize the sale at retail from the premises of sealed containers supplied by the permittee of draught beer for consumption off the premises. Such sales shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. Not more than four liters of such beer shall be sold to any person on any day on which the sale of alcoholic liquor is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. The annual fee for a restaurant permit for wine and beer shall be seven hundred dollars.

(d) Repealed by P. A. 77-112, S. 1.

(e) A partially consumed bottle of wine that is to be removed from the premises pursuant to subsection (a) or (c) of this section shall be securely sealed and placed in a bag by the permittee or permittee's agent or employee prior to removal from the premises.

(f) "Restaurant" means space, in a suitable and permanent building, kept, used, maintained, advertised and held out to the public to be a place where hot meals are regularly served, but which has no sleeping accommodations for the public and which shall be provided with an adequate and sanitary kitchen and dining room and employs at all times an adequate number of employees.

Sec. 79. Section 30-22a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) A cafe permit shall allow the retail sale of alcoholic liquor to be consumed on the premises of a cafe. Premises operated under a cafe permit shall regularly keep food available for sale to its customers for consumption on the premises. The availability of sandwiches, soups or other foods, whether fresh, processed, precooked or frozen, shall be deemed compliance with this requirement. The licensed premises shall at all times comply with all the regulations of the local department of health. Nothing herein shall be construed to require that any food be sold or purchased with any liquor, nor shall any rule, regulation or standard be promulgated or enforced requiring that the sale of food be substantial or that the receipts of the business other than from the sale of liquor equal any set percentage of total receipts from sales made therein. A cafe permit shall allow, with the prior approval of the Department of Consumer Protection, alcoholic liquor to be served at tables in outside areas that are screened or not screened from public view where permitted by fire, zoning and health regulations. If not required by fire, zoning or health regulations, a fence or wall enclosing such outside areas shall not be required by the Department of Consumer Protection. No fence or wall used to enclose such outside areas shall be less than thirty inches high. Such permit shall also authorize the sale at retail from the premises of sealed containers supplied by the permittee of draught beer for consumption off the premises. Such sales shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. Not more than four liters of such beer shall be sold to any person on any day on which the sale of alcoholic liquor is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. The annual fee for a cafe permit shall be two thousand dollars.

(b) (1) A cafe patron may remove one unsealed bottle of wine for off-premises consumption provided the patron has purchased a full course meal and consumed a portion of the wine with such meal on the cafe premises. For purposes of this section, "full course meal" means a diversified selection of food which ordinarily cannot be consumed without the use of tableware and which cannot be conveniently consumed while standing or walking.

(2) A partially consumed bottle of wine that is to be removed from the premises pursuant to this subsection shall be securely sealed and placed in a bag by the permittee or the permittee's agent or employee prior to removal from the premises.

(c) As used in this section, "cafe" means space in a suitable and permanent building, kept, used, maintained, advertised and held out to the public to be a place where alcoholic liquor and food is served for sale at retail for consumption on the premises but which does not necessarily serve hot meals; it shall have no sleeping accommodations for the public and need not necessarily have a kitchen or dining room but shall have employed therein at all times an adequate number of employees.

Sec. 80. Section 30-26 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

A tavern permit shall allow the retail sale of beer and of cider not exceeding six per cent of alcohol by volume and wine to be consumed on the premises of a tavern with or without the sale of food. "Tavern" means a place where beer and wine are sold under a tavern permit. Such permit shall also authorize the sale at retail from the premises of sealed containers supplied by the permittee of draught beer for consumption off the premises. Such sales shall be conducted only during the hours a package store is permitted to sell alcoholic liquor under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. Not more than four liters of such beer shall be sold to any person on any day on which the sale of alcoholic liquor is authorized under the provisions of subsection (d) of section 30-91, as amended by this act. The annual fee for a tavern permit shall be three hundred dollars.

Sec. 81. Section 30-48a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) No person, and no backer as defined in section 30-1, shall, except as [hereinafter] provided in this section, acquire an interest in more than [three] four alcoholic beverage retail permits, except that on and after July 1, 2016, such person or backer may acquire an interest in no more than five alcoholic beverage retail permits, but nothing [herein] in this section shall (1) require any such person who had, on June 8, 1981, such interest in more than two such permits to surrender, dispose of or release his or her interest in any such permit or permits nor shall it affect his or her right to continue to hold, use and renew such permits, or (2) prohibit any such person who had, on June 8, 1981, such interest in more than two such permits from transferring his or her interest in such permits by inter vivos or testamentary disposition, including living trusts, to his or her spouse or child, or such spouse's or child's living trust or prohibit such spouse or child from accepting such a transfer notwithstanding that such spouse or child may already hold another permit issued under the provisions of this chapter. Any such permit so transferred may be renewed by such transferee under the provisions of section 30-14a. Except as provided in subdivision (1) of this subsection, a person shall be deemed to acquire an interest in a retail permit if an interest is owned by such person, such person's spouse, children, partners, or an estate, trust, or corporation controlled by such person or such person's spouse, children, or any combination thereof. The provisions of this subsection shall apply to any such interest without regard to whether such interest is a controlling interest. For the purposes of this subsection, "person" means (A) an individual, (B) a corporation or any subsidiary of a corporation, or (C) any combination of corporations or individuals any of whom, or any combination of whom, owns or controls, directly or indirectly, more than five per cent of any entity which is a backer as defined in said section 30-1.

(b) A retail permit for the purposes of subsection (a) of this section means a package store liquor permit or a druggist liquor permit.

(c) Membership in any organization which is or may become the holder of a club permit shall not constitute acquisition of an interest in a retail permit.

(d) Any person who violates any provision of this section or of any regulation [issued] adopted pursuant [hereto] to this section shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred fifty dollars and any permit issued in violation of this section shall be revoked.

Sec. 82. Section 30-91 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor by an individual in places operating under hotel permits, restaurant permits, cafe permits, restaurant permits for catering establishments, bowling establishment permits, racquetball facility permits, club permits, coliseum permits, coliseum concession permits, special sporting facility restaurant permits, special sporting facility employee recreational permits, special sporting facility guest permits, special sporting facility concession permits, special sporting facility bar permits, golf country club permits, nonprofit public museum permits, university permits, airport restaurant permits, airport bar permits, airport airline club permits, tavern permits, a manufacturer permit for a brew pub, manufacturer permits for beer and brew pubs, casino permits, caterer liquor permits and charitable organization permits shall be unlawful on: (1) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday between the hours of one o'clock a. m. and nine o'clock a. m. ; (2) Saturday between the hours of two o'clock a. m. and nine o'clock a. m. ; (3) Sunday between the hours of two o'clock a. m. and eleven o'clock a. m. ; (4) Christmas, except (A) for alcoholic liquor that is served where food is also available during the hours otherwise permitted by this section for the day on which Christmas falls, and (B) by casino permittees at casinos, as defined in section 30-37k; and (5) January first between the hours of three o'clock a. m. and nine o'clock a. m. , except that on any Sunday that is January first the prohibitions of this section shall be between the hours of three o'clock a. m. and eleven o'clock a. m.

(b) Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales under subsection (a) of this section, except sales pursuant to an airport restaurant permit, airport bar permit or airport airline club permit, shall be permissible. In all cases when a town, either by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, has acted on the sale of alcoholic liquor or the reduction of the number of hours when such sale is permissible, such action shall become effective on the first day of the month succeeding such action and no further action shall be taken until at least one year has elapsed since the previous action was taken.

(c) Notwithstanding any provisions of subsections (a) and (b) of this section, such sale or dispensing or consumption or presence in glasses in places operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be unlawful before two p. m. on any day, except in that portion of the permit premises which is located in a separate room or rooms entry to which, from the bowling lane area of the establishment, is by means of a door or doors which shall remain closed at all times except to permit entrance and egress to and from the lane area. Any alcoholic liquor sold or dispensed in a place operating under a bowling establishment permit shall be served in containers such as, but not limited to, plastic or glass. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales under this subsection shall be permissible.

(d) The sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, drug store permits, manufacturer permits for beer, manufacturer permits for beer and brew pubs or grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on Thanksgiving Day, New Year's Day or Christmas; and such sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor in places operating under package store permits, drug store permits, manufacturer permits for beer, manufacturer permits for beer and brew pubs and grocery store beer permits shall be unlawful on Sunday before ten o'clock a. m. and after [five] six o'clock p. m. and on any other day before eight o'clock a. m. and after [nine] ten o'clock p. m. It shall be unlawful for the holder of a manufacturer permit for a brew pub to sell beer for consumption off the premises on the days or hours prohibited by this subsection. Any town may, by a vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which such sale shall be permissible.

(e) (1) In the case of any premises operating under a tavern permit, wherein, under the provisions of this section, the sale of alcoholic liquor is forbidden on certain days or hours of the day, or during the period when a tavern permit is suspended, it shall likewise be unlawful to keep such premises open to, or permit it to be occupied by, the public on such days or hours.

(2) In the case of any premises operating under a cafe permit, it shall be unlawful to keep such premises open to, or permit such premises to be occupied by, the public between the hours of one o'clock a. m. and six o'clock a. m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and between the hours of two o'clock a. m. and six o'clock a. m. on Saturday and Sunday or during any period of time when such permit is suspended, provided the sale or the dispensing or consumption of alcohol on such premises operating under such cafe permit shall be prohibited beyond the hours authorized for the sale or dispensing or consumption of alcohol for such premises under this section.

(3) Notwithstanding any provision [in] of this chapter, in the case of any premises operating under a tavern or cafe permit, it shall be lawful for such premises to be open to, or be occupied by, the public when such premises is being used as a site for film, television, video or digital production eligible for a film production tax credit pursuant to section 12-217jj, as amended by this act, provided the sale or the dispensing or consumption of alcohol on such premises operating under such tavern or cafe permit shall be prohibited beyond the hours authorized for the sale or the dispensing or consumption of alcohol for such premises under this section.

(f) The retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine by visitors and prospective retail customers of a permittee holding a manufacturer permit for a farm winery on the premises of such permittee shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a. m. and after [nine] ten o'clock p. m. and on any other day before ten o'clock a. m. and after [nine] ten o'clock p. m. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales and the tasting of free samples of wine under this subsection shall be permissible.

(g) Notwithstanding any provision of subsection (a) of this section, food or nonalcoholic beverages may be sold, dispensed or consumed in places operating under an airport restaurant permit, an airport bar permit or an airport airline club permit, at any time, as allowed by agreement between the state of Connecticut and its lessees or concessionaires.

(h) The sale or the dispensing or consumption or the presence in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor by an individual in places operating under a nonprofit golf tournament permit shall be unlawful on any day prior to eleven o'clock a. m. and after [nine] ten o'clock p. m.

(i) The tasting of free samples of beer by visitors of a permittee holding a manufacturing permit for beer on the premises of such permittee shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a. m. and after eight o'clock p. m. and on any other day before ten o'clock a. m. and after eight o'clock p. m. Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the right of a holder of such permit to conduct manufacturing operations at any time. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which the tasting and free samples of beer under this subsection shall be permissible.

(j) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require any permittee to continue the sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor until the closing hour established under this section.

(k) The retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine by visitors and prospective retail customers of a permittee holding a wine festival permit or an out-of-state entity wine festival permit issued pursuant to section 30-37l or 30-37m shall be unlawful on Sunday before eleven o'clock a. m. and after eight o'clock p. m. , and on any other day before ten o'clock a. m. and after eight o'clock p. m. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which the retail sale of wine and the tasting of free samples of wine pursuant to this subsection shall be permissible.

(l) The sale of wine at a farmers' market by a permittee holding a farmers' market wine sales permit pursuant to subsection (a) of section 30-37o shall be unlawful on any day before eight o'clock a. m. and after [nine] ten o'clock p. m. , provided such permittee shall not sell such wine at a farmers' market at any time during such hours that the farmers' market is not open to the public. Any town may, by vote of a town meeting or by ordinance, reduce the number of hours during which sales of wine under this subsection shall be permissible.

(m) Notwithstanding any provision of subsection (a) of this section, it shall be lawful for casino permittees at casinos, as defined in section 30-37k, to allow the presence of alcoholic liquor in glasses or other receptacles suitable to permit the consumption thereof by an individual at any time on its gaming facility, as defined in subsection (a) of section 30-37k, provided such alcoholic liquor shall not be served to a patron of such casino during the hours specified in subsection (a) of this section. For purposes of this section, "receptacles suitable to permit the consumption of alcoholic liquor" shall not include bottles of distilled spirits or bottles of wine.

Sec. 83. Subsection (b) of section 12-214 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(b) (1) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1989, and prior to January 1, 1992, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, an additional tax in an amount equal to twenty per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(2) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1992, and prior to January 1, 1993, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, an additional tax in an amount equal to ten per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(3) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2003, and prior to January 1, 2004, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, an additional tax in an amount equal to twenty per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(4) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2004, and prior to January 1, 2005, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, an additional tax in an amount equal to twenty-five per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax, except that any company that pays the minimum tax of two hundred fifty dollars under section 12-219, as amended by this act, or 12-223c, as amended by this act, for such income year shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed by this subdivision. The additional amount of tax determined under this subdivision for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(5) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2006, and prior to January 1, 2007, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, for each such income year, an additional tax in an amount equal to twenty per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(6) (A) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2009, and prior to January 1, 2012, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, an additional tax in an amount equal to ten per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. This exception shall not apply to companies filing a combined return for the income year under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, or a unitary return under subsection (d) of section 12-218d, as amended by this act.

(7) (A) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, and prior to January 1, [2016] 2018, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, an additional tax in an amount equal to twenty per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. [This] With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, and prior to January 1, 2015, this exception shall not apply to companies filing a combined return for the income year under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, or a unitary return under subsection (d) of section 12-218d, as amended by this act. With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015, and prior to January 1, 2018, this exception shall not apply to taxable members of a combined group that files a combined unitary tax return.

(8) (A) With respect to the income year commencing on or after January 1, 2018, any company subject to the tax imposed in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall pay, for such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, an additional tax in an amount equal to ten per cent of the tax calculated under said subsection (a) for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The additional amount of tax determined under this subsection for any income year shall constitute a part of the tax imposed by the provisions of said subsection (a) and shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. This exception shall not apply to taxable members of a combined group that files a combined unitary tax return.

Sec. 84. Subsection (b) of section 12-219 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(b) (1) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1989, and prior to January 1, 1992, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to twenty per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the additional tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(2) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 1992, and prior to January 1, 1993, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to ten per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(3) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2003, and prior to January 1, 2004, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to twenty per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(4) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2004, and prior to January 1, 2005, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to twenty-five per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax, except that any company that pays the minimum tax of two hundred fifty dollars under this section or section 12-223c, as amended by this act, for such income year shall not be subject to such additional tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this subdivision, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(5) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2006, and prior to January 1, 2007, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to twenty per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(6) (A) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2009, and prior to January 1, 2012, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to ten per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. This exception shall not apply to companies filing a combined return for the income year under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, or a unitary return under subsection (d) of section 12-218d, as amended by this act.

(7) (A) With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, and prior to January 1, [2016] 2018, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for each such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to twenty per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. [This] With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2012, and prior to January 1, 2015, this exception shall not apply to companies filing a combined return for the income year under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, or a unitary return under subsection (d) of section 12-218d, as amended by this act. With respect to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015, and prior to January 1, 2018, this exception shall not apply to taxable members of a combined group that files a combined unitary tax return.

(8) (A) With respect to the income year commencing January 1, 2018, the additional tax imposed on any company and calculated in accordance with subsection (a) of this section shall, for such income year, except when the tax so calculated is equal to two hundred fifty dollars, be increased by adding thereto an amount equal to ten per cent of the additional tax so calculated for such income year, without reduction of the tax so calculated by the amount of any credit against such tax. The increased amount of tax payable by any company under this section, as determined in accordance with this subsection, shall become due and be paid, collected and enforced as provided in this chapter.

(B) Any company whose gross income for the income year was less than one hundred million dollars shall not be subject to the additional tax imposed under subparagraph (A) of this subdivision. This exception shall not apply to taxable members of a combined group that files a combined unitary tax return.

Sec. 85. Subsection (a) of section 12-211a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to calendar years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) (1) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, and except as otherwise provided in subdivision (5) of this subsection or in subsection (b) of this section, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter for any calendar year shall not exceed seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to such calendar year of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits.

(2) For the calendar year commencing January 1, 2011, "type one tax credits" means tax credits allowable under section 12-217jj, as amended by this act, 12-217kk or 12-217ll; "type two tax credits" means tax credits allowable under section 38a-88a, as amended by this act; "type three tax credits" means tax credits that are not type one tax credits or type two tax credits; "thirty per cent threshold" means thirty per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credit; "fifty-five per cent threshold" means fifty-five per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits; and "seventy per cent threshold" means seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits.

(3) For the calendar year commencing January 1, 2012, "type one tax credits" means the tax credit allowable under section 12-217ll; "type two tax credits" means tax credits allowable under section 38a-88a, as amended by this act; "type three tax credits" means tax credits that are not type one tax credits or type two tax credits; "thirty per cent threshold" means thirty per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credit; "fifty-five per cent threshold" means fifty-five per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits; and "seventy per cent threshold" means seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits.

(4) For the calendar years commencing January 1, 2013, [and] January 1, 2014, January 1, 2015, and January 1, 2016, "type one tax credits" means the tax credit allowable under sections 12-217jj, as amended by this act, 12-217kk and 12-217ll; "type two tax credits" means tax credits allowable under section 38a-88a, as amended by this act; "type three tax credits" means tax credits that are not type one tax credits or type two tax credits; "thirty per cent threshold" means thirty per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credit; "fifty-five per cent threshold" means fifty-five per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits; and "seventy per cent threshold" means seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from a taxpayer under this chapter prior to the application of tax credits.

(5) For calendar years commencing on or after January 1, 2011, and prior to January 1, [2015] 2017, and subject to the provisions of subdivisions (2), (3) and (4) of this subsection, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter shall not exceed:

(A) If the tax credit or credits being claimed by a taxpayer are type three tax credits only, thirty per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to said calendar years of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits.

(B) If the tax credit or credits being claimed by a taxpayer are type one tax credits and type three tax credits, but not type two tax credits, fifty-five per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to said calendar years of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits, provided (i) type three tax credits shall be claimed before type one tax credits are claimed, (ii) the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the thirty per cent threshold, and (iii) the sum of the type one tax credits and the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the fifty-five per cent threshold.

(C) If the tax credit or credits being claimed by a taxpayer are type two tax credits and type three tax credits, but not type one tax credits, seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to said calendar years of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits, provided (i) type three tax credits shall be claimed before type two tax credits are claimed, (ii) the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the thirty per cent threshold, and (iii) the sum of the type two tax credits and the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the seventy per cent threshold.

(D) If the tax credit or credits being claimed by a taxpayer are type one tax credits, type two tax credits and type three tax credits, seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to said calendar years of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credits, provided (i) type three tax credits shall be claimed before type one tax credits or type two tax credits are claimed, and the type one tax credits shall be claimed before the type two tax credits are claimed, (ii) the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the thirty per cent threshold, (iii) the sum of the type one tax credits and the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the fifty-five per cent threshold, and (iv) the sum of the type one tax credits, the type two tax credits and the type three tax credits being claimed may not exceed the seventy per cent threshold.

(E) If the tax credit or credits being claimed by a taxpayer are type one tax credits and type two tax credits only, but not type three tax credits, seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to said calendar years of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credits, provided (i) the type one tax credits shall be claimed before type two tax credits are claimed, (ii) the type one tax credits being claimed may not exceed the fifty-five per cent threshold, and (iii) the sum of the type one tax credits and the type two tax credits being claimed may not exceed the seventy per cent threshold.

Sec. 86. Subdivision (3) of subsection (a) of section 12-217jj of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(3) (A) "Qualified production" means entertainment content created in whole or in part within the state, including motion pictures, except as otherwise provided in this subparagraph; documentaries; long-form, specials, mini-series, series, sound recordings, videos and music videos and interstitials television programming; interactive television; relocated television production; interactive games; videogames; commercials; any format of digital media, including an interactive web site, created for distribution or exhibition to the general public; and any trailer, pilot, video teaser or demo created primarily to stimulate the sale, marketing, promotion or exploitation of future investment in either a product or a qualified production via any means and media in any digital media format, film or videotape, provided such program meets all the underlying criteria of a qualified production. For the state fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, [and] June 30, 2015, June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, "qualified production" shall not include a motion picture that has not been designated as a state-certified qualified production prior to July 1, 2013, and no tax credit voucher for such motion picture may be issued during said years, except, for the state fiscal [year] years ending June 30, 2015, June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, "qualified production" shall include a motion picture for which twenty-five per cent or more of the principal photography shooting days are in this state at a facility that receives not less than twenty-five million dollars in private investment and opens for business on or after July 1, 2013, and a tax credit voucher may be issued for such motion picture.

(B) "Qualified production" shall not include any ongoing television program created primarily as news, weather or financial market reports; a production featuring current events, other than a relocated television production, sporting events, an awards show or other gala event; a production whose sole purpose is fundraising; a long-form production that primarily markets a product or service; a production used for corporate training or in-house corporate advertising or other similar productions; or any production for which records are required to be maintained under 18 USC 2257 with respect to sexually explicit content.

Sec. 87. Subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 12-217 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(4) Notwithstanding [anything in] any provision of this section to the contrary, (A) any excess of the deductions provided in this section for any income year commencing on or after January 1, 1973, over the gross income for such year or the amount of such excess apportioned to this state under the provisions of section 12-218, as amended by this act, shall be an operating loss of such income year and shall be deductible as an operating loss carry-over for operating losses incurred prior to income years commencing January 1, 2000, in each of the five income years following such loss year, and for operating losses incurred in income years commencing on or after January 1, 2000, in each of the twenty income years following such loss year, [provided] except that (i) for income years commencing prior to January 1, 2015, the portion of such operating loss which may be deducted as an operating loss carry-over in any income year following such loss year shall be limited to the lesser of [(i)] (I) any net income greater than zero of such income year following such loss year, or in the case of a company entitled to apportion its net income under the provisions of section 12-218, as amended by this act, the amount of such net income which is apportioned to this state pursuant thereto, or [(ii)] (II) the excess, if any, of such operating loss over the total of such net income for each of any prior income years following such loss year, such net income of each of such prior income years following such loss year for such purposes being computed without regard to any operating loss carry-over from such loss year allowed [by] under this subparagraph and being regarded as not less than zero, and provided [,] further [,] the operating loss of any income year shall be deducted in any subsequent year, to the extent available [therefor] for such deduction, before the operating loss of any subsequent income year is deducted, and (ii) for income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015, the portion of such operating loss which may be deducted as an operating loss carry-over in any income year following such loss year shall be limited to the lesser of (I) fifty per cent of net income of such income year following such loss year, or in the case of a company entitled to apportion its net income under the provisions of section 12-218, as amended by this act, fifty per cent of such net income which is apportioned to this state pursuant thereto, or (II) the excess, if any, of such operating loss over the operating loss deductions allowable with respect to such operating loss under this subparagraph for each of any prior income years following such loss year, such net income of each of such prior income years following such loss year for such purposes being computed without regard to any operating loss carry-over from such loss year allowed under this subparagraph and being regarded as not less than zero, and provided further the operating loss of any income year shall be deducted in any subsequent year, to the extent available for such deduction, before the operating loss of any subsequent income year is deducted, and (B) any net capital loss, as defined in the Internal Revenue Code effective and in force on the last day of the income year, for any income year commencing on or after January 1, 1973, shall be allowed as a capital loss carry-over to reduce, but not below zero, any net capital gain, as so defined, in each of the five following income years, in order of sequence, to the extent not exhausted by the net capital gain of any of the preceding of such five following income years, and (C) any net capital losses allowed and carried forward from prior years to income years beginning on or after January 1, 1973, for federal income tax purposes by companies entitled to a deduction for dividends paid under the Internal Revenue Code other than companies subject to the gross earnings taxes imposed under chapters 211 and 212, shall be allowed as a capital loss carry-over.

Sec. 88. Section 12-217zz of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this section, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter [for] shall be as follows:

(1) For any income year commencing on or after January 1, 2002, and prior to January 1, 2015, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable shall not exceed seventy per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to any such income year of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits; [. ]

(2) For any income year commencing on or after January 1, 2015, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable shall not exceed fifty and one one-hundredths per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to any such income year of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits.

(b) (1) For an income year commencing on or after January 1, 2011, and prior to January 1, 2013, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter for such income year may exceed the amount specified in subsection (a) of this section only by the amount computed under subparagraph (A) of subdivision (2) of this subsection, provided in no event may the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter for such income year exceed one hundred per cent of the amount of tax due from such taxpayer under this chapter with respect to such income year of the taxpayer prior to the application of such credit or credits.

(2) (A) The taxpayer's average monthly net employee gain for an income year shall be multiplied by six thousand dollars.

(B) The taxpayer's average monthly net employee gain for an income year shall be computed as follows: For each month in the taxpayer's income year, the taxpayer shall subtract from the number of its employees in this state on the last day of such month the number of its employees in this state on the first day of its income year. The taxpayer shall total the differences for the twelve months in such income year, and such total, when divided by twelve, shall be the taxpayer's average monthly net employee gain for the income year. For purposes of this computation, only employees who are required to work at least thirty-five hours per week and only employees who were not employed in this state by a related person, as defined in section 12-217ii, within the twelve months prior to the first day of the income year may be taken into account in computing the number of employees.

(C) If the taxpayer's average monthly net employee gain is zero or less than zero, the taxpayer may not exceed the seventy per cent limit imposed under subsection (a) of this section.

Sec. 89. Section 12-263b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) For each calendar quarter commencing on or after July 1, 2011, there is hereby imposed a tax on the net patient revenue of each hospital in this state to be paid each calendar quarter. The rate of such tax shall be up to the maximum rate allowed under federal law. The Commissioner of Social Services shall determine the base year on which such tax shall be assessed. The Commissioner of Social Services may, in consultation with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and in accordance with federal law, exempt a hospital from the tax on payment earned for the provision of outpatient services based on financial hardship. Effective July 1, 2012, and for the succeeding fifteen months, the rates of such tax, the base year on which such tax shall be assessed, and the hospitals exempt from the outpatient portion of the tax based on financial hardship shall be the same tax rates, base year and outpatient exemption for hardship in effect on January 1, 2012.

(b) Each hospital shall, on or before the last day of January, April, July and October of each year, render to the Commissioner of Revenue Services a return, on forms prescribed or furnished by the Commissioner of Revenue Services and signed by one of its principal officers, stating specifically the name and location of such hospital, and the amount of its net patient revenue as determined by the Commissioner of Social Services. Payment shall be made with such return. Each hospital shall file such return electronically with the department and make such payment by electronic funds transfer in the manner provided by chapter 228g, irrespective of whether the hospital would otherwise have been required to file such return electronically or to make such payment by electronic funds transfer under the provisions of chapter 228g.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, for each calendar quarter commencing on or after July 1, 2015, the amount of tax credit or credits otherwise allowable against the tax imposed under this chapter shall not exceed fifty and one one-hundredths per cent of the amount of tax due from such hospital under this chapter with respect to such calendar quarter prior to the application of such credit or credits.

Sec. 90. Subsection (c) of section 4-28e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(c) (1) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2001, disbursements from the Tobacco Settlement Fund shall be made as follows: (A) To the General Fund in the amount identified as "Transfer from Tobacco Settlement Fund" in the General Fund revenue schedule adopted by the General Assembly; (B) to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for a grant to the regional action councils in the amount of five hundred thousand dollars; and (C) to the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund in an amount equal to nineteen million five hundred thousand dollars.

(2) For [the fiscal year] each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2002, [and each fiscal year thereafter] to June 30, 2015, inclusive, disbursements from the Tobacco Settlement Fund shall be made as follows: (A) To the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund in an amount equal to twelve million dollars, except in the fiscal years ending June 30, 2014, and June 30, 2015, said disbursement shall be in an amount equal to six million dollars; (B) to the Biomedical Research Trust Fund in an amount equal to four million dollars; (C) to the General Fund in the amount identified as "Transfer from Tobacco Settlement Fund" in the General Fund revenue schedule adopted by the General Assembly; and (D) any remainder to the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund.

(3) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, disbursements from the Tobacco Settlement Fund shall be made as follows: (A) To the General Fund in the amount identified as "Transfer from Tobacco Settlement Fund" in the General Fund revenue schedule adopted by the General Assembly; (B) to the Biomedical Research Trust Fund in an amount equal to four million dollars; and (C) any remainder to the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund.

(4) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, and each fiscal year thereafter, disbursements from the Tobacco Settlement Fund shall be made as follows: (A) To the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund in an amount equal to six million dollars; (B) to the Biomedical Research Trust Fund in an amount equal to four million dollars; (C) to the General Fund in the amount identified as "Transfer from Tobacco Settlement Fund" in the General Fund revenue schedule adopted by the General Assembly; and (D) any remainder to the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund.

[(3)] (5) For each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2008, to June 30, 2012, inclusive, the sum of ten million dollars shall be disbursed from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the Regenerative Medicine Research Fund established by section 32-41kk for grants-in-aid to eligible institutions for the purpose of conducting embryonic or human adult stem cell research.

[(4)] (6) For each of the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, to June 30, 2025, inclusive, the sum of ten million dollars shall be disbursed from the Tobacco Settlement Fund to the smart start competitive grant account established by section 10-507 for grants-in-aid to towns for the purpose of establishing or expanding a preschool program under the jurisdiction of the board of education for the town, except that in the fiscal years ending June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017, said disbursement shall be in an amount equal to five million dollars.

Sec. 91. Section 13b-61a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

[(a)] Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of section 13b-61: (1) For calendar quarters ending on or after September 30, 1998, and prior to September 30, 1999, the Commissioner of Revenue Services shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund established under section 13b-68 five million dollars of the amount of funds received by the state from the tax imposed under section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel; (2) for calendar quarters ending September 30, 1999, and prior to September 30, 2000, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund nine million dollars of the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel; (3) for calendar quarters ending September 30, 2000, and prior to September 30, 2002, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund eleven million five hundred thousand dollars of the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel; (4) for the calendar quarters ending September 30, 2002, and prior to September 30, 2003, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund, five million dollars of the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel; (5) for the calendar quarter ending September 30, 2003, and prior to September 30, 2005, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund, five million two hundred fifty thousand dollars of the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel; and (6) for the calendar quarters ending September 30, 2005, and prior to September 30, 2006, the commissioner shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund ten million eight hundred seventy-five thousand dollars of the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products attributable to sales of motor vehicle fuel. On and after July 1, 2015, for calendar quarters ending on or after September 30, 2015, the Comptroller shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund the amount of such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products.

[(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of section 13b-61, for calendar quarters ending on or after September 30, 2006, the Comptroller shall deposit into the Special Transportation Fund an annual amount in accordance with the following schedule, from such funds received by the state from the tax imposed under said section 12-587 on the gross earnings from the sales of petroleum products. Such transfers shall be made in quarterly installments.

   

Fiscal Year

Annual Transfer

       
   

2007

$ 141,000,000

   

2008

$ 127,800,000

   

2009

$ 141,900,000

   

2010

$ 141,900,000

   

2011

$ 165,300,000

   

2012

$ 226,900,000

   

2013

$ 199,400,000

   

2014

$ 380,700,000

   

2015

$ 379,100,000

   

2016 and thereafter

$ 377,300,000

(c) If in any calendar quarter ending on or after September 30, 2006, receipts from the tax imposed under section 12-587 are less than twenty-five per cent of the total of (1) the amount required to be transferred pursuant to the Special Transportation Fund pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of this section, and (2) any other transfers required by law, the Comptroller shall certify to the Treasurer the amount of such shortfall and shall forthwith transfer an amount equal to such shortfall from the resources of the General Fund into the Special Transportation Fund.

(d) The Commissioner of Revenue Services shall, on or before January 1, 2013, and on or before the first day of January biennially thereafter, calculate the amount of tax paid pursuant to section 12-587 on gasoline sold for the prior fiscal year as a percentage of total tax collected under said section. Such percentage shall become the basis for determining the transfers to be made under subsection (b) of this section. The commissioner shall notify the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to finance, revenue and bonding, and the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management of such percentage calculation. ]

Sec. 92. Section 13b-61c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2010, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of seventy-one million two hundred thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund.

(b) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of one hundred seven million five hundred fifty thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund.

(c) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of eighty-one million five hundred fifty thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund.

(d) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of ninety-five million two hundred forty-five thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund.

[(e) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of one hundred fifty-two million eight hundred thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund.

(f) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, and annually thereafter, the Comptroller shall transfer the sum of one hundred sixty-two million eight hundred thousand dollars from the resources of the General Fund to the Special Transportation Fund. ]

Sec. 93. Section 4-66aa of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2016):

(a) There is established, within the General Fund, a separate, nonlapsing account to be known as the "community investment account". The account shall contain any moneys required by law to be deposited in the account. The funds in the account shall be distributed every three months as follows: (1) Ten dollars of each fee credited to said account shall be deposited into the agriculture sustainability account established pursuant to section 4-66cc and, then, of the remaining funds, (2) twenty-five per cent to the Department of Economic and Community Development to use as follows: (A) Two hundred thousand dollars, annually, to supplement the technical assistance and preservation activities of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, established pursuant to special act 75-93, and (B) the remainder to supplement historic preservation activities as provided in sections 10-409 to 10-415, inclusive; (3) twenty-five per cent to the Department of Housing to supplement new or existing affordable housing programs; (4) twenty-five per cent to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for municipal open space grants; and (5) twenty-five per cent to the Department of Agriculture to use as follows: (A) Five hundred thousand dollars annually for the agricultural viability grant program established pursuant to section 22-26j; (B) five hundred thousand dollars annually for the farm transition program established pursuant to section 22-26k; (C) one hundred thousand dollars annually to encourage the sale of Connecticut-grown food to schools, restaurants, retailers and other institutions and businesses in the state; (D) seventy-five thousand dollars annually for the Connecticut farm link program established pursuant to section 22-26l; (E) forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars annually for the Seafood Advisory Council established pursuant to section 22-455; (F) forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars annually for the Connecticut Farm Wine Development Council established pursuant to section 22-26c; (G) twenty-five thousand dollars annually to the Connecticut Food Policy Council established pursuant to section 22-456; and (H) the remainder for farmland preservation programs pursuant to chapter 422. Each agency receiving funds under this section may use not more than ten per cent of such funds for administration of the programs for which the funds were provided.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this section, fifty per cent of the moneys deposited in the community investment account from January 1, 2016, until June 30, 2017, shall be credited every three months to the resources of the General Fund, provided the funds remaining in the account shall be distributed as provided in subsection (a) of this section.

Sec. 94. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2016, the sum of $ 3,500,000 shall be transferred from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority, established under section 10a-179 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

Sec. 95. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the sum of $ 3,500,000 shall be transferred from the Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority, established under section 10a-179 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 96. (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 16-331cc of the general statutes, the sum of $ 4,200,000 shall be transferred from the public, educational and governmental programming and education technology investment account and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

Sec. 97. (Effective July 1, 2016) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 16-331cc of the general statutes, the sum of $ 4,300,000 shall be transferred from the public, educational and governmental programming and education technology investment account and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 98. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b) of section 16-331bb of the general statutes, the sum of $ 3,000,000 shall be transferred from the municipal video competition trust account and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and each fiscal year thereafter.

Sec. 99. Subsection (a) of section 21a-408d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Each qualifying patient who is issued a written certification for the palliative use of marijuana under subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 21a-408a, and the primary caregiver of such qualifying patient, shall register with the Department of Consumer Protection. Such registration shall be effective from the date the Department of Consumer Protection issues a certificate of registration until the expiration of the written certification issued by the physician. The qualifying patient and the primary caregiver shall provide sufficient identifying information, as determined by the department, to establish the personal identity of the qualifying patient and the primary caregiver. The qualifying patient or the primary caregiver shall report any change in such information to the department not later than five business days after such change. The department shall issue a registration certificate to the qualifying patient and to the primary caregiver and may charge a reasonable fee, not to exceed twenty-five dollars, for each registration certificate issued under this subsection. Any registration fees collected by the department under this subsection shall be paid to the State Treasurer and credited to the [account established pursuant to section 21a-408q] General Fund.

Sec. 100. Subsection (c) of section 21a-408h of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(c) Any fees collected by the Department of Consumer Protection under this section shall be paid to the State Treasurer and credited to the [account established pursuant to section 21a-408q] General Fund.

Sec. 101. Subsection (c) of section 21a-408i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(c) Any fees collected by the Department of Consumer Protection under this section shall be paid to the State Treasurer and credited to the [account established pursuant to section 21a-408q] General Fund.

Sec. 102. Subsection (b) of section 21a-408m of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(b) The Commissioner of Consumer Protection shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to establish a reasonable fee to be collected from each qualifying patient to whom a written certification for the palliative use of marijuana is issued under subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 21a-408a, for the purpose of offsetting the direct and indirect costs of administering the provisions of sections 21a-408 to 21a-408n, inclusive. The commissioner shall collect such fee at the time the qualifying patient registers with the Department of Consumer Protection under subsection (a) of section 21a-408d, as amended by this act. Such fee shall be in addition to any registration fee that may be charged under said subsection. The fees required to be collected by the commissioner from qualifying patients under this subsection shall be paid to the State Treasurer and credited to the [account established pursuant to section 21a-408q] General Fund.

Sec. 103. Section 12-801 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

As used in [sections] section 12-563a, [and] sections 12-800 to 12-818, inclusive, and section 105 of this act, the following terms shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates another meaning:

(1) "Board" or "board of directors" means the board of directors of the corporation;

(2) "Corporation" means the Connecticut Lottery Corporation as created under section 12-802;

(3) "Division" means the former Division of Special Revenue in the Department of Revenue Services;

(4) "Lottery" means (A) the Connecticut state lottery conducted prior to the transfer authorized under section 12-808 by the Division of Special Revenue, (B) after such transfer, the Connecticut state lottery conducted by the corporation pursuant to sections 12-563a and 12-800 to 12-818, inclusive, [and] (C) the state lottery referred to in subsection (a) of section 53-278g, and (D) keno conducted by the corporation pursuant to section 105 of this act;

(5) "Keno" means a lottery game in which a subset of numbers are drawn from a larger field of numbers by a central computer system using an approved random number generator, wheel system device or other drawing device. "Keno" does not include a game operated on a video facsimile machine;

[(5)] (6) "Lottery fund" means a fund or funds established by, and under the management and control of, the corporation, into which all lottery revenues of the corporation are deposited, from which all payments and expenses of the corporation are paid and from which transfers to the General Fund are made pursuant to section 12-812; and

[(6)] (7) "Operating revenue" means total revenue received from lottery sales less all cancelled sales and amounts paid as prizes but before payment or provision for payment of any other expenses.

Sec. 104. Subdivision (4) of subsection (b) of section 12-806 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(4) To introduce new lottery games, modify existing lottery games, utilize existing and new technologies, determine distribution channels for the sale of lottery tickets, introduce keno pursuant to signed agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, in accordance with section 105 of this act, and, to the extent specifically authorized by regulations adopted by the Department of Consumer Protection pursuant to chapter 54, introduce instant ticket vending machines, kiosks and automated wagering systems or machines, with all such rights being subject to regulatory oversight by the Department of Consumer Protection, except that the corporation shall not offer any interactive on-line lottery games, including on-line video lottery games for promotional purposes;

Sec. 105. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 3-6c of the general statutes, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, on behalf of the state of Connecticut, may enter into separate agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut concerning the operation of keno by the Connecticut Lottery Corporation in the state of Connecticut. The corporation may not operate keno until such separate agreements are effective.

Sec. 106. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) The Connecticut Lottery Corporation shall exclusively operate and manage the sale of lottery games in the state of Connecticut except on the reservations of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut.

Sec. 107. Section 12-692 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Passenger motor vehicle" means a passenger vehicle, which is rented without a driver and which is part of a motor vehicle fleet of five or more passenger motor vehicles that are used for rental purposes by a rental company.

(2) "Rental truck" means a (A) vehicle rented without a driver that has a gross vehicle weight rating of twenty-six thousand pounds or less and is used in the transportation of personal property but not for business purposes, or (B) trailer that has a gross vehicle weight rating of not more than six thousand pounds.

(3) "Rental company" means any business entity that is engaged in the business of renting passenger motor vehicles, rental trucks without a driver or machinery in this state to lessees and that uses for rental purposes a motor vehicle fleet of five or more passenger motor vehicles, rental trucks or pieces of machinery in this state, but does not mean any person, firm or corporation that is licensed, or required to be licensed, pursuant to section 14-52, (A) as a new car dealer, repairer or limited repairer, or (B) as a used car dealer that is not primarily engaged in the business of renting passenger motor vehicles or rental trucks without a driver in this state to lessees. "Rental company" does not include a business entity with total annual rental income, excluding retail or wholesale sales of rental equipment, that is less than fifty-one per cent of the total revenue of the business entity in a given taxable year.

(4) "Lessee" means any person who leases a passenger motor vehicle, rental truck or machinery from a rental company for such person's own use and not for rental to others.

(5) "Machinery" means [heavy] all equipment [without an operator that may be used for construction, mining or forestry, including, but not limited to, bulldozers, earthmoving equipment, well-drilling machinery and equipment or cranes] owned by a rental company.

(b) There is hereby imposed a three per cent surcharge on each passenger motor vehicle or rental truck rented within the state by a rental company to a lessee for a period of less than thirty-one days. The rental surcharge shall be imposed on the total amount the rental company charges the lessee for the rental of a motor vehicle. Such surcharge shall be in addition to any tax otherwise applicable to any such transaction and shall be includable in the measure of the sales and use taxes imposed under chapter 219.

(c) There is hereby imposed a one and one-half per cent surcharge on machinery rented within the state by a rental company to a lessee for a period of less than [thirty-one] three hundred sixty-five days or under an open-ended contract for an undefined period of time. The rental surcharge shall be imposed on the total amount the rental company charges the lessee for the rental of the machinery. Such surcharge shall be in addition to any tax otherwise applicable to any such transaction, and shall be includable in the measure of the sales and use taxes imposed under chapter 219. [For purposes of this subsection, such period shall commence on the date any such machinery is rented to the lessee, and terminate on the date such machinery is returned to the rental company. ]

(d) Reimbursement for the surcharge imposed by subsections (b) and (c) of this section shall be collected by the rental company from the lessee and such surcharge reimbursement, termed "surcharge" in this subsection, shall be paid by the lessee to the rental company and each rental company shall collect from the lessee the full amount of the surcharge imposed by said subsections (b) and (c). Such surcharge shall be a debt from the lessee to the rental company, when so added to the original lease or rental price, and shall be recoverable at law in the same manner as other debts. The rental contract shall separately indicate the rental surcharge imposed on each passenger motor vehicle, truck rental or piece of machinery. The rental surcharge shall, subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of this section, be retained by the rental company.

(e) (1) On or before February 15, 1997, and the fifteenth of February annually thereafter, each rental company shall file a consolidated report with the Commissioner of Revenue Services detailing the aggregate amount of personal property tax that is actually paid by such company to a Connecticut municipality or municipalities during the preceding calendar year on passenger motor vehicles, rental trucks or pieces of machinery that are used for rental purposes by such company, the aggregate amount of registration and titling fees that are actually paid by such company to the Department of Motor Vehicles of this state during the preceding calendar year on passenger motor vehicles, rental trucks or pieces of machinery that are used for rental purposes by such company and the aggregate amount of the rental surcharge that is actually received, pursuant to this section, by such company during the preceding calendar year on passenger motor vehicles, rental trucks or pieces of machinery that are used for rental purposes by such company. The report shall also show such other information as the commissioner deems necessary for the proper administration of this section.

(2) On or before February 15, 1997, and the fifteenth of February annually thereafter, each rental company shall remit to the Commissioner of Revenue Services for deposit in the General Fund, the amount by which the aggregate amount of the rental surcharge actually received by such company on such vehicles or machinery during the preceding calendar year exceeds the sum of the aggregate amount of property taxes actually paid by such company on such vehicles or machinery to a Connecticut municipality or municipalities during the preceding calendar year and the aggregate amount of registration and titling fees actually paid by such company on such vehicles or machinery to the Department of Motor Vehicles of this state during the preceding calendar year.

(3) For purposes of this subsection, in the case of any rental company that leases a passenger motor vehicle, rental truck or piece of machinery from another person and that uses such vehicle or machinery for rental purposes and such lease requires such rental company to pay the registration and titling fees and the property taxes to such other person, the rental company shall include (A) in the aggregate amount of registration and titling fees actually paid by such rental company to the Department of Motor Vehicles of this state, any such registration and titling fees actually paid by such rental company to such other person on such passenger motor vehicle, rental truck or piece of machinery, and (B) in the aggregate amount of property taxes actually paid by such rental company to a Connecticut municipality or municipalities, any such property taxes actually paid by such rental company to such other person on such passenger motor vehicle or vehicles, rental truck or trucks or one or more pieces of machinery.

(f) Any person who fails to pay any amount required to be paid to the Commissioner of Revenue Services under this section within the time required shall pay a penalty of fifteen per cent of such amount or fifty dollars, whichever amount is greater, in addition to such amount, plus interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof from the due date of such amount until the date of payment. Subject to the provisions of section 12-3a, the commissioner may waive all or any part of the penalties provided under this section when it is proven to the satisfaction of the commissioner that the failure to pay any amount required to be paid to the commissioner was due to reasonable cause and was not intentional or due to neglect.

(g) The Commissioner of Revenue Services for good cause may extend the time for making any report and paying any amount required to be paid to the commissioner under this section if a written request therefor is filed with the commissioner together with a tentative report which shall be accompanied by a payment of any amount tentatively believed to be due to the commissioner, on or before the last day for filing the report. Any person to whom an extension is granted shall pay, in addition to the amount required to be paid, interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof from the date on which such amount would have been due without the extension until the date of payment.

(h) The provisions of sections 12-548 to 12-554, inclusive, and section 12-555a shall apply to the provisions of this section in the same manner and with the same force and effect as if the language of said sections 12-548 to 12-554, inclusive, and section 12-555a had been incorporated in full into this section, except to the extent that any provision is inconsistent with a provision in this section, and except that the term "tax" shall be read as "surcharge".

Sec. 108. Subsection (a) of section 53-344b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2016):

(a) As used in this section and sections 109 and 110 of this act:

(1) "Electronic nicotine delivery system" means an electronic device that may be used to simulate smoking in the delivery of nicotine or other substance to a person inhaling from the device, and includes, but is not limited to, an electronic cigarette, electronic cigar, electronic cigarillo, electronic pipe or electronic hookah and any related device and any cartridge, electronic cigarette liquid or other component of such device;

(2) "Cardholder" means any person who presents a driver's license or an identity card to a seller or seller's agent or employee, to purchase or receive an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product from such seller or seller's agent or employee;

(3) "Identity card" means an identification card issued in accordance with the provisions of section 1-1h;

(4) "Transaction scan" means the process by which a seller or seller's agent or employee checks, by means of a transaction scan device, the validity of a driver's license or an identity card;

(5) "Transaction scan device" means any commercial device or combination of devices used at a point of sale that is capable of deciphering in an electronically readable format the information encoded on the magnetic strip or bar code of a driver's license or an identity card;

(6) "Sale" or "sell" means an act done intentionally by any person, whether done as principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee, of transferring, or offering or attempting to transfer, for consideration, an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product, including bartering or exchanging, or offering to barter or exchange, an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product;

(7) "Give" or "giving" means an act done intentionally by any person, whether done as principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee, of transferring, or offering or attempting to transfer, without consideration, an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product;

(8) "Deliver" or "delivering" means an act done intentionally by any person, whether as principal, proprietor, agent, servant or employee, of transferring, or offering or attempting to transfer, physical possession or control of an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product; [and]

(9) "Vapor product" means any product that employs a heating element, power source, electronic circuit or other electronic, chemical or mechanical means, regardless of shape or size, to produce a vapor that may or may not include nicotine, that is inhaled by the user of such product; and

(10) "Electronic cigarette liquid" means a liquid that, when used in an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product, produces a vapor that may or may not include nicotine and is inhaled by the user of such electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product.

Sec. 109. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2016) (a) On and after March 1, 2016, no person in this state may sell, offer for sale or possess with intent to sell an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product unless such person has obtained an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration from the Commissioner of Consumer Protection pursuant to this section. An electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration shall allow the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems or vapor products. A holder of an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration shall post such registration in a prominent location adjacent to electronic nicotine delivery system products or vapor products offered for sale.

(b) (1) On or after January 1, 2016, any person desiring an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration or a renewal of such a certificate of dealer registration shall make a sworn application therefor to the Department of Consumer Protection upon forms to be furnished by the department, showing the name and address of the applicant, the location of the place of business which is to be operated under such certificate of dealer registration and a financial statement setting forth all elements and details of any business transactions connected with the application. The application shall also indicate any crimes of which the applicant has been convicted. Applicants shall submit documents sufficient to establish that state and local building, fire and zoning requirements will be met at the location of any sale. The department may, in its discretion, conduct an investigation to determine whether a certificate of dealer registration shall be issued to an applicant.

(2) The commissioner shall issue an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration to any such applicant not later than thirty days after the date of application unless the commissioner finds: (A) The applicant has wilfully made a materially false statement in such application or in any other application made to the commissioner; (B) the applicant has neglected to pay any taxes due to this state; or (C) the applicant has been convicted of violating any of the cigarette or other tobacco products tax laws of this or any other state or the cigarette tax laws of the United States or has such a criminal record that the commissioner reasonably believes that such applicant is not a suitable person to be issued a license, provided no refusal shall be rendered under this subdivision except in accordance with the provisions of sections 46a-80 and 46a-81 of the general statutes.

(3) A certificate of dealer registration issued under this section shall be renewed annually and may be suspended or revoked at the discretion of the Department of Consumer Protection. Any person aggrieved by a denial of an application, refusal to renew a dealer registration or suspension or revocation of a dealer registration may appeal in the manner prescribed for permits under section 30-55 of the general statutes. An electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration shall not constitute property, nor shall it be subject to attachment and execution, nor shall it be alienable, except that it shall descend to the estate of a deceased holder of a certificate of dealer registration by the laws of testate or intestate succession.

(4) The applicant shall pay to the department a nonrefundable application fee of seventy-five dollars, which fee shall be in addition to the annual fee prescribed in subsection (c) of this section. An application fee shall not be charged for an application to renew a certificate of dealer registration.

(5) In any case in which a certificate of dealer registration has been issued to a partnership, if one or more of the partners dies or retires, the remaining partner or partners need not file a new application for the unexpired portion of the current certificate of dealer registration, and no additional fee for such unexpired portion shall be required. Notice of any such change shall be given to the department and the certificate of dealer registration shall be endorsed to show correct ownership. Whenever any partnership changes by reason of the addition of one or more partners, a new application and the payment of new application and annual fees shall be required.

(c) The annual fee for an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration shall be four hundred dollars.

(d) The department may renew a certificate of dealer registration issued under this section that has expired if the applicant pays to the department any fine imposed by the commissioner pursuant to subsection (c) of section 21a-4 of the general statutes, which fine shall be in addition to the fees prescribed in this section for the certificate of dealer registration applied for. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any certificate of dealer registration which is the subject of administrative or court proceedings.

(e) (1) Any person in this state who knowingly sells, offers for sale or possesses with intent to sell an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product without a certificate of dealer registration as required under this section shall be fined not more than fifty dollars for each day of such violation, except that the commissioner may waive all or any part of such fine if it is proven to the commissioner's satisfaction that the failure to obtain or renew such certificate of dealer registration was due to reasonable cause.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (1) of this subsection, any person whose electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration has expired and who knowingly sells, offers for sale or possesses with intent to sell an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product, where such person's period of operation without such certificate of dealer registration is not more than ninety days from the date of expiration of such certificate of dealer registration, shall have committed an infraction and shall be fined ninety dollars.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection, no penalty shall be imposed under this subsection unless the commissioner sends written notice of any violation to the person who is subject to a penalty under subdivision (1) or (2) of this subsection and allows such person sixty days from the date such notice was sent to cease such violation and comply with the requirements of this section. Such written notice shall be sent, within available appropriations, by mail evidenced by a certificate of mailing or other similar United States Postal Service form from which the date of deposit can be verified.

Sec. 110. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2016) (a) On and after March 1, 2016, no person in this state may manufacture an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product unless such person has obtained an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration from the Commissioner of Consumer Protection pursuant to this section. An electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration shall allow the manufacture of electronic nicotine delivery systems or vapor products in this state. For the purposes of this section, "manufacturer" means any person who mixes, compounds, repackages or resizes any nicotine-containing electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product.

(b) (1) On or after January 1, 2016, any person desiring an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration or a renewal of such a certificate of manufacturer registration shall make a sworn application therefor to the Department of Consumer Protection upon forms to be furnished by the department, showing the name and address of the applicant, the location of the place of business which is to be operated under such certificate of manufacturer registration and a financial statement setting forth all elements and details of any business transactions connected with the application. The application shall also indicate any crimes of which the applicant has been convicted. Applicants shall submit documents sufficient to establish that state and local building, fire and zoning requirements will be met at the place of manufacture. The department may, in its discretion, conduct an investigation to determine whether a certificate of manufacturer registration shall be issued to an applicant.

(2) The commissioner shall issue an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration to any such applicant not later than thirty days after the date of application unless the commissioner finds: (A) The applicant has wilfully made a materially false statement in such application or in any other application made to the commissioner; (B) the applicant has neglected to pay any taxes due to this state; or (C) the applicant has been convicted of violating any of the cigarette or other tobacco products tax laws of this or any other state or the cigarette tax laws of the United States or has such a criminal record that the commissioner reasonably believes that such applicant is not a suitable person to be issued a license, provided no refusal shall be rendered under this subdivision except in accordance with the provisions of sections 46a-80 and 46a-81 of the general statutes.

(3) A certificate of manufacturer registration issued under this section shall be renewed annually and may be suspended or revoked at the discretion of the Department of Consumer Protection. Any person aggrieved by a denial of an application, refusal to renew a certificate of manufacturer registration or suspension or revocation of a certificate of manufacturer registration may appeal in the manner prescribed for permits under section 30-55 of the general statutes. An electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration shall not constitute property, nor shall it be subject to attachment and execution, nor shall it be alienable, except that it shall descend to the estate of a deceased holder of a certificate of manufacturer registration by the laws of testate or intestate succession.

(4) The applicant shall pay to the department a nonrefundable application fee of seventy-five dollars, which fee shall be in addition to the annual fee prescribed in subsection (c) of this section. An application fee shall not be charged for an application to renew a certificate of manufacturer registration.

(5) In any case in which a certificate of manufacturer registration has been issued to a partnership, if one or more of the partners dies or retires, the remaining partner or partners need not file a new application for the unexpired portion of the current certificate of manufacturer registration, and no additional fee for such unexpired portion shall be required. Notice of any such change shall be given to the department and the certificate of manufacturer registration shall be endorsed to show correct ownership. Whenever any partnership changes by reason of the addition of one or more partners, a new application and the payment of new application and annual fees shall be required.

(c) The annual fee for an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration shall be four hundred dollars.

(d) The department may renew a certificate of manufacturer registration issued under this section that has expired if the applicant pays to the department any fine imposed by the commissioner pursuant to subsection (c) of section 21a-4 of the general statutes, which fine shall be in addition to the fees prescribed in this section for the certificate of manufacturer registration applied for. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to any certificate of manufacturer registration which is the subject of administrative or court proceedings.

(e) (1) Any person in this state who knowingly manufactures an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product without a certificate of manufacturer registration as required under this section shall be fined not more than fifty dollars for each day of such violation, except that the commissioner may waive all or any part of such fine if it is proven to the commissioner's satisfaction that the failure to obtain or renew such certificate of manufacturer registration was due to reasonable cause.

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (1) of this subsection, any person whose electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of manufacturer registration has expired and who manufactures in this state an electronic nicotine delivery system or vapor product, where such person's period of operation without such certificate of manufacturer registration is not more than ninety days from the date of expiration of such certificate of manufacturer registration, shall have committed an infraction and shall be fined ninety dollars.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection, no penalty shall be imposed under this subsection unless the commissioner sends written notice of any violation to the person who is subject to a penalty under subdivision (1) or (2) of this subsection and allows such person sixty days from the date such notice was sent to cease such violation and comply with the requirements of this section. Such written notice shall be sent, within available appropriations, by mail evidenced by a certificate of mailing or other similar United States Postal Service form from which the date of deposit can be verified.

Sec. 111. (Effective from passage) Not later than thirty days after the federal Food and Drug Administration's proposed rule deeming tobacco products to be subject to the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 CFR Parts 1100, 1140 and 1143, becomes final, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public health shall hold a public hearing for the purpose of reviewing such rule and determining whether the committee recommends amendments to the general statutes concerning products subject to the rule, which products may include, but need not be limited to, electronic nicotine delivery systems, vapor products and electronic cigarette liquid.

Sec. 112. Section 19a-88 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Each person holding a license to practice dentistry, optometry, midwifery or dental hygiene shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of: [the] (1) The professional services fee for class I, as defined in section 33-182l, plus [five] ten dollars, in the case of a dentist, except as provided in sections 19a-88b and 20-113b; (2) the professional services fee for class H, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars, in the case of an optometrist; [, fifteen] (3) twenty dollars in the case of a midwife; and (4) one hundred five dollars in the case of a dental hygienist. Such registration shall be on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice dentistry who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class I, as defined in section 33-182l, or ninety-five dollars, whichever is greater. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee pursuant to this subsection shall indicate that the dentist is retired.

(b) Each person holding a license to practice medicine, surgery, podiatry, chiropractic or naturopathy shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class I, as defined in section 33-182l. Each person holding a license to practice medicine or surgery shall pay [five] ten dollars in addition to such professional services fee. Such registration shall be on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(c) (1) Each person holding a license to practice as a registered nurse, shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred [five] ten dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice as a registered nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class B, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the registered nurse is retired.

(2) Each person holding a license as an advanced practice registered nurse shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred [twenty-five] thirty dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the person maintains current certification as either a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist or a nurse anesthetist from one of the following national certifying bodies which certify nurses in advanced practice: The American Nurses' Association, the Nurses' Association of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Certification Corporation, the National Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates or the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Each person holding a license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class C, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the advanced practice registered nurse is retired.

(3) Each person holding a license as a licensed practical nurse shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of [sixty-five] seventy dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class A, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the licensed practical nurse is retired.

(4) Each person holding a license as a nurse-midwife shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred [twenty-five] thirty dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the person maintains current certification from the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

(5) (A) Each person holding a license to practice physical therapy shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class B, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(B) Each person holding a physical therapist assistant license shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class A, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(6) Each person holding a license as a physician assistant shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of a fee of one hundred [fifty] fifty-five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the practitioner has met the mandatory continuing medical education requirements of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or a successor organization for the certification or recertification of physician assistants that may be approved by the department and has passed any examination or continued competency assessment the passage of which may be required by said commission for maintenance of current certification by said commission.

(d) No provision of this section shall be construed to apply to any person practicing Christian Science.

(e) (1) Each person holding a license or certificate issued under section 19a-514, 20-65k, as amended by this act, 20-74s, as amended by this act, 20-195cc, as amended by this act, or 20-206ll, as amended by this act, and chapters 370 to 373, inclusive, 375, 378 to 381a, inclusive, 383 to 383c, inclusive, 384, 384a, 384b, 384d, 385, 393a, 395, 399 or 400a and section 20-206n, as amended by this act, or 20-206o shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the Department of Public Health, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(2) Each person holding a license or certificate issued under section 19a-514, section 20-266o and chapters 384a, 384c, 386, 387, 388 and 398 shall apply for renewal of such license or certificate once every two years, during the month of such person's birth, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(3) Each person holding a license or certificate issued pursuant to section 20-475 or 20-476 shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the department.

(4) Each entity holding a license issued pursuant to section 20-475 shall, annually, during the anniversary month of initial licensure, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the department.

(5) Each person holding a license issued pursuant to section 20-162bb, as amended by this act, shall, annually, during the month of such person's birth, apply for renewal of such license to the Department of Public Health, upon payment of a fee of three hundred [fifteen] twenty dollars, giving such person's name in full, such person's residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(f) Any person or entity which fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall be notified by the department that such person's or entity's license or certificate shall become void ninety days after the time for its renewal under this section unless it is so renewed. Any such license shall become void upon the expiration of such ninety-day period.

(g) The Department of Public Health shall administer a secure on-line license renewal system for persons holding a license to practice medicine or surgery under chapter 370, dentistry under chapter 379, nursing under chapter 378 or nurse-midwifery under chapter 377. The department shall require such persons to renew their licenses using the on-line renewal system and to pay professional [service] services fees on-line by means of a credit card or electronic transfer of funds from a bank or credit union account, except in extenuating circumstances, including, but not limited to, circumstances in which a licensee does not have access to a credit card and submits a notarized affidavit affirming that fact, the department may allow the licensee to renew his or her license using a paper form prescribed by the department and pay professional service fees by check or money order.

Sec. 113. Subsection (a) of section 19a-515 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Each nursing home administrator's license issued pursuant to the provisions of sections 19a-511 to 19a-520, inclusive, shall be renewed once every two years, in accordance with section 19a-88, as amended by this act, except for cause, by the Department of Public Health, upon forms to be furnished by said department and upon the payment to said department, by each applicant for license renewal, of the sum of two hundred five dollars. Each such fee shall be remitted to the Department of Public Health on or before the date prescribed under section 19a-88, as amended by this act. Such renewals shall be granted unless said department finds the applicant has acted or failed to act in such a manner or under such circumstances as would constitute grounds for suspension or revocation of such license.

Sec. 114. Section 20-65k of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The commissioner shall grant a license to practice athletic training to an applicant who presents evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of having met the requirements of section 20-65j. An application for such license shall be made on a form required by the commissioner. The fee for an initial license under this section shall be one hundred ninety dollars.

(b) A license to practice athletic training may be renewed in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, provided any licensee applying for license renewal shall maintain certification as an athletic trainer by the Board of Certification, Inc. , or its successor organization. The fee for such renewal shall be two hundred five dollars.

(c) The department may, upon receipt of an application for athletic training licensure, accompanied by the licensure application fee of one hundred ninety dollars, issue a temporary permit to a person who has met the requirements of subsection (a) of section 20-65j, except that the applicant has not yet sat for or received the results of the athletic training certification examination administered by the Board of Certification, Inc. , or its successor organization. Such temporary permit shall authorize the permittee to practice athletic training under the supervision of a person licensed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. Such practice shall be limited to those settings where the licensed supervisor is physically present on the premises and is immediately available to render assistance and supervision, as needed, to the permittee. Such temporary permit shall be valid for a period not to exceed one hundred twenty calendar days after the date of completion of the required course of study in athletic training and shall not be renewable. Such permit shall become void and shall not be reissued in the event that the permittee fails to pass the athletic training certification examination. No permit shall be issued to any person who has previously failed the athletic training certification examination or who is the subject of an unresolved complaint or pending professional disciplinary action. Violation of the restrictions on practice set forth in this section may constitute a basis for denial of licensure as an athletic trainer.

Sec. 115. Subsection (c) of section 20-74bb of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(c) Licenses shall be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for renewal shall be one hundred five dollars.

Sec. 116. Section 20-74f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The department shall issue a license to any person who meets the requirements of this chapter upon payment of a [two-hundred-dollar] license fee of two hundred five dollars. Any person who is issued a license as an occupational therapist under the terms of this chapter may use the words "occupational therapist", "licensed occupational therapist", or "occupational therapist registered" or [he] such person may use the letters "O. T. ", "L. O. T. ", or "O. T. R. " in connection with [his] such person's name or place of business to denote [his] such person's registration hereunder. Any person who is issued a license as an occupational therapy assistant under the terms of this chapter may use the words "occupational therapy assistant", or [he] such person may use the letters "O. T. A. ", "L. O. T. A. ", or "C. O. T. A. " in connection with [his] such person's name or place of business to denote [his] such person's registration thereunder. No person shall practice occupational therapy or hold himself or herself out as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant, or as being able to practice occupational therapy or to render occupational therapy services in this state unless [he] such person is licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.

(b) No person, unless registered under this chapter as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant or whose registration has been suspended or revoked, shall use, in connection with [his] such person's name or place of business the words "occupational therapist", "licensed occupational therapist", "occupational therapist registered", "occupational therapy assistant", or the letters, "O. T. ", "L. O. T. ", "O. T. R. ", "O. T. A. ", "L. O. T. A. ", or "C. O. T. A. ", or any words, letters, abbreviations or insignia indicating or implying that [he] such person is an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant or in any way, orally, in writing, in print or by sign, directly or by implication, represent himself or herself as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant. Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a class D felony. For the purposes of this section, each instance of patient contact or consultation which is in violation of any provision of this chapter shall constitute a separate offense. Failure to renew a license in a timely manner shall not constitute a violation for the purposes of this section.

Sec. 117. Subsections (g) to (n), inclusive, of section 20-74s of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(g) The commissioner shall grant a license as an alcohol and drug counselor to any applicant who furnishes satisfactory evidence that [he] such applicant has met the requirements of subsection (d) or (o) of this section. The commissioner shall develop and provide application forms. The application fee shall be one hundred ninety dollars.

(h) A license as an alcohol and drug counselor shall be renewed in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars.

(i) The commissioner shall grant certification as a certified alcohol and drug counselor to any applicant who furnishes satisfactory evidence that [he] such applicant has met the requirements of subsection (e) or (o) of this section. The commissioner shall develop and provide application forms. The application fee shall be one hundred ninety dollars.

(j) A certificate as an alcohol and drug counselor may be renewed in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars.

(k) The commissioner may contract with a qualified private organization for services that include (1) providing verification that applicants for licensure or certification have met the education, training and work experience requirements under this section; and (2) any other services that the commissioner may deem necessary.

(l) Any person who has attained a master's level degree and is certified by the Connecticut Certification Board as a substance abuse counselor on or before July 1, 2000, shall be deemed a licensed alcohol and drug counselor. Any person so deemed shall renew [his] such person's license pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars.

(m) Any person who has not attained a master's level degree and is certified by the Connecticut Certification Board as a substance abuse counselor on or before July 1, 2000, shall be deemed a certified alcohol and drug counselor. Any person so deemed shall renew [his] such person's certification pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars.

(n) Any person who is not certified by the Connecticut Certification Board as a substance abuse counselor on or before July 1, 2000, who (1) documents to the department that [he] such person has a minimum of five years full-time or eight years part-time paid work experience, under supervision, as an alcohol and drug counselor, and (2) successfully passes a commissioner-approved examination no later than July 1, 2000, shall be deemed a certified alcohol and drug counselor. Any person so deemed shall renew [his] such person's certification pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars.

Sec. 118. Section 20-149 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

A license under the provisions of this chapter shall be given under the hand of the Commissioner of Public Health or [his] the commissioner's designee. A fee shall be paid to the department, at the date of application for a license, as follows: For licensed optician, granting full responsibility, two hundred dollars. Such licenses shall be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, and a fee shall be paid to the department at the date of renewal application as follows: For a licensed optician, two hundred five dollars.

Sec. 119. Subsection (f) of section 20-162o of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(f) Licenses shall be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for renewal shall be one hundred five dollars.

Sec. 120. Subsection (g) of section 20-162bb of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(g) Licenses shall be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of three hundred [fifteen] twenty dollars.

Sec. 121. Section 20-191a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

Each license issued under this chapter shall be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. Thirty days prior to the expiration date of each license under [said] section 19a-88, as amended by this act, the department shall mail to the last-known address of each licensed psychologist an application for renewal in such form as said department determines. Each such application, on or before such expiration date, shall be returned to said department, together with a fee of the professional services fee for class I, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars and the department shall thereupon issue a renewal license. In the event of failure of a psychologist to apply for such renewal license by such expiration date, [he] such psychologist may so apply subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of [said] section 19a-88, as amended by this act.

Sec. 122. Section 20-195c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Each applicant for licensure as a marital and family therapist shall present to the department satisfactory evidence that such applicant has: (1) Completed a graduate degree program specializing in marital and family therapy from a regionally accredited college or university or an accredited postgraduate clinical training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education offered by a regionally accredited institution of higher education; (2) completed a supervised practicum or internship with emphasis in marital and family therapy supervised by the program granting the requisite degree or by an accredited postgraduate clinical training program, accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education offered by a regionally accredited institution of higher education in which the student received a minimum of five hundred direct clinical hours that included one hundred hours of clinical supervision; (3) completed a minimum of twelve months of relevant postgraduate experience, including at least (A) one thousand hours of direct client contact offering marital and family therapy services subsequent to being awarded a master's degree or doctorate or subsequent to the training year specified in subdivision (2) of this subsection, and (B) one hundred hours of postgraduate clinical supervision provided by a licensed marital and family therapist; and (4) passed an examination prescribed by the department. The fee shall be three hundred fifteen dollars for each initial application.

(b) The department may grant licensure without examination, subject to payment of fees with respect to the initial application, to any applicant who is currently licensed or certified as a marital or marriage and family therapist in another state, territory or commonwealth of the United States, provided such state, territory or commonwealth maintains licensure or certification standards which, in the opinion of the department, are equivalent to or higher than the standards of this state. No license shall be issued under this section to any applicant against whom professional disciplinary action is pending or who is the subject of an unresolved complaint.

(c) Licenses issued under this section may be renewed annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for such renewal shall be three hundred [fifteen] twenty dollars. Each licensed marital and family therapist applying for license renewal shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of having participated in continuing education programs. The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to (1) define basic requirements for continuing education programs, which shall include not less than one contact hour of training or education each registration period on the topic of cultural competency, (2) delineate qualifying programs, (3) establish a system of control and reporting, and (4) provide for waiver of the continuing education requirement for good cause.

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, an applicant who is currently licensed or certified as a marital or marriage and family therapist in another state, territory or commonwealth of the United States that does not maintain standards for licensure or certification that are equivalent to or higher than the standards in this state may substitute three years of licensed or certified work experience in the practice of marital and family therapy, as defined in section 20-195a, in lieu of the requirements of subdivisions (2) and (3) of subsection (a) of this section.

Sec. 123. Section 20-195o of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Application for licensure shall be on forms prescribed and furnished by the commissioner. Each applicant shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that he or she has met the requirements of section 20-195n. The application fee for a clinical social worker license shall be three hundred fifteen dollars. The application fee for a master social worker license shall be two hundred twenty dollars.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 20-195n concerning examinations, on or before October 1, 2015, the commissioner may issue a license without examination, to any master social worker applicant who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the commissioner that, on or before October 1, 2013, he or she held a master's degree from a social work program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or, if educated outside the United States or its territories, completed an educational program deemed equivalent by the council.

(c) Each person licensed pursuant to this chapter may apply for renewal of such licensure in accordance with the provisions of subsection (e) of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. A fee of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars shall accompany each renewal application for a licensed master social worker or a licensed clinical social worker. Each such applicant shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of having satisfied the continuing education requirements prescribed in section 20-195u.

Sec. 124. Section 20-195cc of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The Commissioner of Public Health shall grant a license as a professional counselor to any applicant who furnishes evidence satisfactory to the commissioner that such applicant has met the requirements of section 20-195dd. The commissioner shall develop and provide application forms. The application fee shall be three hundred fifteen dollars.

(b) Licenses issued under this section may be renewed annually pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for such renewal shall be one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars. Each licensed professional counselor applying for license renewal shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of having participated in continuing education programs. The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to (1) define basic requirements for continuing education programs, which shall include not less than one contact hour of training or education each registration period on the topic of cultural competency, (2) delineate qualifying programs, (3) establish a system of control and reporting, and (4) provide for a waiver of the continuing education requirement for good cause.

Sec. 125. Section 20-201 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

Said department shall, annually in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, issue to each licensed veterinarian in the state, presenting an application for renewal of his or her license accompanied by the professional services fee for class I, as defined in section 33-182l, plus five dollars, a receipt stating the fact of such payment, which receipt shall be a license to follow such practice for one year.

Sec. 126. Subsection (b) of section 20-206b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(b) Licenses shall be renewed once every two years in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for renewal shall be two hundred [fifty] fifty-five dollars. No license shall be issued under this section to any applicant against whom professional disciplinary action is pending or who is the subject of an unresolved complaint in this or any other state or jurisdiction. Any certificate granted by the department prior to June 1, 1993, shall be deemed a valid license permitting continuance of profession subject to the provisions of this chapter.

Sec. 127. Section 20-206n of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The department may, upon receipt of an application and fee of one hundred ninety dollars, issue a certificate as a dietitian-nutritionist to any applicant who has presented to the commissioner satisfactory evidence that (1) such applicant is certified as a registered dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, or (2) such applicant has (A) successfully passed a written examination prescribed by the commissioner, and (B) received a master's degree or doctoral degree, from an institution of higher education accredited to grant such degree by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with a major course of study which focused primarily on human nutrition or dietetics and which included a minimum of thirty graduate semester credits, twenty-one of which shall be in not fewer than five of the following content areas: (i) Human nutrition or nutrition in the life cycle, (ii) nutrition biochemistry, (iii) nutrition assessment, (iv) food composition or food science, (v) health education or nutrition counseling, (vi) nutrition in health and disease, and (vii) community nutrition or public health nutrition.

(b) No certificate shall be issued under this section to any applicant against whom a professional disciplinary action is pending or who is the subject of an unresolved professional complaint.

Sec. 128. Section 20-206r of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

Certificates issued under section 20-206n, as amended by this act, or 20-206o shall be renewed annually, subject to the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, upon payment of a [one-hundred-dollar] renewal fee of one hundred five dollars.

Sec. 129. Subsection (e) of section 20-206bb of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(e) Licenses shall be renewed once every two years in accordance with the provisions of subsection (e) of section 19a-88, as amended by this act. The fee for renewal shall be two hundred [fifty] fifty-five dollars.

(1) Except as provided in subdivision (2) of this subsection, for registration periods beginning on and after October 1, 2014, a licensee applying for license renewal shall (A) maintain a certification by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, or (B) earn not less than thirty contact hours of continuing education approved by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine within the preceding twenty-four-month period.

(2) Each licensee applying for license renewal pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, except a licensee applying for a license renewal for the first time, shall sign a statement attesting that he or she has satisfied the certification or continuing education requirements described in subdivision (1) of this subsection on a form prescribed by the department. Each licensee shall retain records of attendance or certificates of completion that demonstrate compliance with the continuing education or certification requirements described in subdivision (1) of this subsection for not less than five years following the date on which the continuing education was completed or the certification was renewed. Each licensee shall submit such records to the department for inspection not later than forty-five days after a request by the department for such records.

(3) In individual cases involving medical disability or illness, the commissioner may grant a waiver of the continuing education or certification requirements or an extension of time within which to fulfill such requirements of this subsection to any licensee, provided the licensee submits to the department an application for waiver or extension of time on a form prescribed by the commissioner, along with a certification by a licensed physician of the disability or illness and such other documentation as may be required by the department. The commissioner may grant a waiver or extension for a period not to exceed one registration period, except that the commissioner may grant additional waivers or extensions if the medical disability or illness upon which a waiver or extension is granted continues beyond the period of the waiver or extension and the licensee applies for an additional waiver or extension.

(4) A licensee whose license has become void pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, and who applies to the department for reinstatement of such license, shall submit evidence documenting valid acupuncture certification by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine or successful completion of fifteen contact hours of continuing education within the one-year period immediately preceding application for reinstatement.

Sec. 130. Subsection (b) of section 20-206ll of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(b) The license may be renewed annually pursuant to section 19a-88, as amended by this act, for a fee of one hundred [fifty] fifty-five dollars.

Sec. 131. Section 20-222a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

Each embalmer's license, funeral director's license and inspection certificate issued pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall be renewed, except for cause, by the Department of Public Health upon the payment to said Department of Public Health by each applicant for license renewal of the sum of one hundred [ten] fifteen dollars in the case of an embalmer, two hundred [thirty] thirty-five dollars in the case of a funeral director and for inspection certificate renewal the sum of one hundred [ninety] ninety-five dollars for each certificate to be renewed. Fees for renewal of inspection certificates shall be given to the Department of Public Health on or before July first in each year and the renewal of inspection certificates shall begin on July first of each year and shall be valid for one calendar year. Licenses shall be renewed in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act.

Sec. 132. Section 20-275 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) Each person licensed under the provisions of this chapter shall renew such license once every two years with the department in accordance with the provisions of section 19a-88, as amended by this act, on forms provided by the department. The renewal fee shall be two hundred five dollars.

(b) Each licensed electrologist applying for license renewal shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the Commissioner of Public Health of having participated in continuing education programs. The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to (1) define basic requirements for continuing education programs, (2) delineate qualifying programs, (3) establish a system of control and reporting, and (4) provide for waiver of the continuing education requirement for good cause.

Sec. 133. Subsection (a) of section 20-395d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The fee for an initial license as an audiologist shall be two hundred dollars. Licenses shall be renewed in accordance with section 19a-88, as amended by this act, upon payment of a fee of two hundred five dollars.

Sec. 134. Subsection (a) of section 20-398 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) No person may engage in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids, or display a sign or in any other way advertise or claim to be a person who sells or engages in the practice of fitting or selling hearing aids unless such person has obtained a license under this chapter or as an audiologist under sections 20-395a to 20-395g, inclusive. No person may receive a license, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, unless such person has submitted proof satisfactory to the department that such person has completed a four-year course at an approved high school or has an equivalent education as determined by the department; has satisfactorily completed a course of study in the fitting and selling of hearing aids or a period of training approved by the department; and has satisfactorily passed a written, oral and practical examination given by the department. Application for the examination shall be on forms prescribed and furnished by the department. Examinations shall be given at least twice yearly. The fee for the examination shall be two hundred dollars; and for the initial license and each renewal thereof shall be two hundred [fifty] fifty-five dollars.

Sec. 135. Section 20-412 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

The fee for an initial license as provided for in section 20-411 as a speech and language pathologist shall be two hundred dollars. Licenses shall expire in accordance with section 19a-88, as amended by this act, and shall become invalid unless renewed. Renewal may be effected upon payment of a fee of two hundred five dollars and in accordance with section 19a-88, as amended by this act.

Sec. 136. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) On or before the last day of January, April, July and October in each year, the Commissioner of Public Health shall certify the amount of revenue received as a result of any fee increase in the amount of five dollars that took effect July 1, 2015, pursuant to sections 19a-88, 19a-515, 20-65k, 20-74bb, 20-74f, 20-74s, 20-149, 20-162o, 20-162bb, 20-191a, 20-195c, 20-195o, 20-195cc, 20-201, 20-206b, 20-206n, 20-206r, 20-206bb, 20-206ll, 20-222a, 20-275, 20-395d, 20-398 and 20-412 of the general statutes, each as amended by this act, and transfer such amount to the professional assistance program account established in section 137 of this act.

Sec. 137. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) There is established an account to be known as the "professional assistance program account" which shall be a separate, nonlapsing account within the General Fund. The account shall contain any moneys required by law to be deposited in the account. Moneys in the account shall be paid by the Commissioner of Public Health to the assistance program for health care professionals established pursuant to section 19a-12a of the general statutes for the provision of education, prevention, intervention, referral assistance, rehabilitation or support services to health care professionals who have a chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorder or physical or mental illness.

Sec. 138. Subsection (a) of section 12-213 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) When used in this [part] chapter and in sections 139 to 141, inclusive, of this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Taxpayer" and "company" mean any corporation, foreign municipal electric utility, as defined in section 12-59, electric distribution company, as defined in section 16-1, electric supplier, as defined in section 16-1, generation entity or affiliate, as defined in section 16-1, joint stock company or association or any fiduciary thereof and any dissolved corporation which continues to conduct business, but does not include a passive investment company or municipal utility, as defined in section 12-265;

(2) "Dissolved corporation" means any company which has terminated its corporate existence by resolution, expiration, decree or forfeiture;

(3) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Revenue Services;

(4) "Tax year" means the calendar year in which the tax is payable;

(5) "Income year" means the calendar year upon the basis of which net income is computed under this part, unless a fiscal year other than the calendar year has been established for federal income tax purposes, in which case it means the fiscal year so established or a period of less than twelve months ending as of the date on which liability under this chapter ceases to accrue by reason of dissolution, forfeiture, withdrawal, merger or consolidation;

(6) "Fiscal year" means the income year ending on the last day of any month other than December or an annual period which varies from fifty-two to fifty-three weeks elected by the taxpayer in accordance with the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code;

(7) "Paid" means "paid or accrued" or "paid or incurred", construed according to the method of accounting upon the basis of which net income is computed under this part;

(8) "Received" means "received" or "accrued", construed according to the method of accounting upon the basis of which net income is computed under this part;

(9) (A) "Gross income" means gross income, as defined in the Internal Revenue Code, and, in addition, means any interest or exempt interest dividends, as defined in Section 852(b)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code, received by the taxpayer or losses of other calendar or fiscal years, retroactive to include all calendar or fiscal years beginning after January 1, 1935, incurred by the taxpayer which are excluded from gross income for purposes of assessing the federal corporation net income tax, and in addition, notwithstanding any other provision of law, means interest or exempt interest dividends, as defined in said Section 852(b)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code, accrued on or after the application date, as defined in section 12-242ff, with respect to any obligation issued by or on behalf of the state, its agencies, authorities, commissions and other instrumentalities, or by or on behalf of its political subdivisions and their agencies, authorities, commissions and other instrumentalities;

(B) "Gross income" shall include, to the extent not properly includable in gross income for federal income tax purposes, an amount equal to (i) any distribution from a manufacturing reinvestment account not used in accordance with subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of section 32-9zz to the extent that a contribution to such account was subtracted from gross income pursuant to subparagraph (F) of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 12-217 in computing net income for the current or a preceding income year, and (ii) any return of money from a manufacturing reinvestment account pursuant to subsection (d) of section 32-9zz to the extent that a contribution to such account was subtracted from gross income pursuant to subparagraph (F) of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 12-217 in computing net income for the current or a preceding income year;

(C) "Gross income" shall not include the amount which for federal income tax purposes is treated as a dividend received by a domestic United States corporation from a foreign corporation on account of foreign taxes deemed paid by such domestic corporation, when such domestic corporation elects the foreign tax credit for federal income tax purposes;

(D) "Gross income" shall not include any amount which for federal income tax purposes is treated as a dividend received directly or indirectly by a taxpayer from a passive investment company;

(10) "Net income" means net earnings received during the income year and available for contributors of capital, whether they are creditors or stockholders, computed by subtracting from gross income the deductions allowed by the terms of section 12-217, as amended by this act, except that in the case of a domestic insurance company which is a life insurance company, "net income" means life insurance company taxable income (A) increased by any amount or amounts which have been deducted in the computation of gain or loss from operations in respect of (i) the life insurance company's share of tax-exempt interest, (ii) operations loss carry-backs and capital loss carry-backs, and (iii) operations loss carry-overs and capital loss carry-overs arising in any taxable year commencing prior to January 1, 1973, and (B) reduced by any amount or amounts which have been deducted as operations loss carry-backs or capital loss carry-backs in the computation of gain or loss from operations for any taxable year commencing on or after January 1, 1973, but only to the extent that such amount or amounts would, for federal tax purposes, have been deductible in the taxable year as operations loss carry-overs or capital loss carry-overs if they had not been deducted in a previous taxable year as carry-backs, and provided no expense related to income, the taxation of which by the state of Connecticut is prohibited by the law or Constitution of the United States, as applied, or by the law or Constitution of this state, as applied, shall be deducted under this chapter and provided further no item may, directly or indirectly be excluded or deducted more than once;

(11) "Life insurance company" has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(12) "Life insurance company taxable income" has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(13) "Life insurance company's share" has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(14) "Operations loss carry-over", with respect to a life insurance company, has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(15) "Operations loss carry-back", with respect to a life insurance company, has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(16) "Capital loss carry-over", with respect to a life insurance company, has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(17) "Capital loss carry-back", with respect to a life insurance company, has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(18) "Gain or loss from operations", with respect to a life insurance company, has the same meaning as it has under the Internal Revenue Code;

(19) "Fiduciary" means any receiver, liquidator, referee, trustee, assignee or other fiduciary or officer or agent appointed by any court or by any other authority, except the Banking Commissioner acting as receiver or liquidator under the authority of the provisions of sections 36a-210 and 36a-218 to 36a-239, inclusive;

(20) (A) "Carrying on or doing business" means and includes each and every act, power or privilege exercised or enjoyed in this state, as an incident to, or by virtue of, the powers and privileges acquired by the nature of any organization whether the form of existence is corporate, associate, joint stock company or fiduciary, and includes the direct or indirect engaging in, transacting or conducting of activity in this state by an electric supplier, as defined in section 16-1, or generation entity or affiliate, as defined in section 16-1, for the purpose of establishing or maintaining a market for the sale of electricity or of electric generation services, as defined in section 16-1, to end use customers located in this state through the use of the transmission or distribution facilities of an electric distribution company, as defined in section 16-1;

(B) A company that has contracted with a commercial printer for printing and distribution of printed material shall not be deemed to be carrying on or doing business in this state because of (i) the ownership or leasing by that company of tangible or intangible personal property located at the premises of the commercial printer in this state, (ii) the sale by that company of property of any kind produced or processed at and shipped or distributed from the premises of the commercial printer in this state, (iii) the activities of that company's employees or agents at the premises of the commercial printer in this state, which activities relate to quality control, distribution or printing services performed by the printer, or (iv) the activities of any kind performed by the commercial printer in this state for or on behalf of that company;

(C) A company that participates in a trade show or shows at the convention center, as defined in subdivision (3) of section 32-600, shall not be deemed to be carrying on or doing business in this state, regardless of whether the company has employees or other staff present at such trade shows, provided such company's activity at such trade shows is limited to displaying goods or promoting services, no sales are made, any orders received are sent outside this state for acceptance or rejection and are filled from outside this state, and provided further that such participation is not more than fourteen days, or part thereof, in the aggregate during the company's income year for federal income tax purposes;

(21) "Alternative energy system" means design systems, equipment or materials which utilize as their energy source solar, wind, water or biomass energy in providing space heating or cooling, water heating or generation of electricity, but shall not include wood-burning stoves;

(22) "S corporation" means any corporation which is an S corporation for federal income tax purposes and includes any subsidiary of such S corporation that is a qualified subchapter S subsidiary, as defined in Section 1361(b)(3)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code, all of whose assets, liabilities and items of income, deduction and credit are treated under the Internal Revenue Code, and shall be treated under this chapter, as assets, liabilities and such items, as the case may be, of such S corporation;

(23) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, effective and in force on the last day of the income year;

(24) "Partnership" means a partnership, as defined in the Internal Revenue Code, and includes a limited liability company that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes;

(25) "Partner" means a partner, as defined in the Internal Revenue Code, and includes a member of a limited liability company that is treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes;

(26) "Investment partnership" means a limited partnership that meets the gross income requirement of Section 851(b)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, except that income and gains from commodities that are not described in Section 1221(1) of the Internal Revenue Code or from futures, forwards and options with respect to such commodities shall be included in income which qualifies to meet such gross income requirement, provided such commodities are of a kind customarily dealt with in an organized commodity exchange and the transaction is of a kind customarily consummated at such place, as required by Section 864(b)(2)(B)(iii) of the Internal Revenue Code. To the extent that such a partnership has income and gains from commodities that are not described in Section 1221(1) of the Internal Revenue Code or from futures, forwards and options with respect to such commodities, such income and gains must be derived by a partnership which is not a dealer in commodities and is trading for its own account as described in Section 864(b)(2)(B)(ii) of the Internal Revenue Code. The term "investment partnership" does not include a dealer, within the meaning of Section 1236 of the Internal Revenue Code, in stocks or securities;

(27) "Passive investment company" means any corporation which is a related person to a financial service company, as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, or to an insurance company, as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, and (A) employs not less than five full-time equivalent employees in the state; (B) maintains an office in the state; and (C) confines its activities to the purchase, receipt, maintenance, management and sale of its intangible investments, and the collection and distribution of the income from such investments, including, but not limited to, interest and gains from the sale, transfer or assignment of such investments or from the foreclosure upon or sale, transfer or assignment of the collateral securing such investments. For purposes of this subdivision, "intangible investments" shall be limited to loans secured by real property, as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, including a line of credit which is a loan secured by real property and which permits future advances by the passive investment company; the collateral or an interest in the collateral that secured such loans if the sale of such collateral or interest is actively marketed by or on behalf of the passive investment company; and any short-term investment of cash held by the passive investment company which cash is reasonably necessary for the operations of such passive investment company;

(28) (A) "Captive real estate investment trust" means, except as provided in subparagraph (B) of this subdivision, a corporation, a trust or an association (i) that is considered a real estate investment trust for the taxable year under Section 856 of the Internal Revenue Code; (ii) that is not regularly traded on an established securities market; (iii) in which more than fifty per cent of the voting power, beneficial interests or shares are owned or controlled, directly or constructively, by a single entity that is subject to Subchapter C of Chapter 1 of the Internal Revenue Code; and (iv) that is not a qualified real estate investment trust, as defined in subdivision (3) of subsection (a) of section 12-217.

(B) "Captive real estate investment trust" does not include a corporation, a trust or an association, in which more than fifty per cent of the entity's voting power, beneficial interests or shares are owned by a single entity described in subparagraph (A)(iii) of this subdivision that is owned or controlled, directly or constructively, by (i) a corporation, a trust or an association that is considered a real estate investment trust under Section 856 of the Internal Revenue Code; (ii) a person exempt from taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code; (iii) a listed property trust or other foreign real estate investment trust that is organized in a country that has a tax treaty with the United States Treasury Department governing the tax treatment of these trusts; or (iv) a real estate investment trust that is intended to become regularly traded on an established securities market and that satisfies the requirements of Sections 856(a)(5) and 856(a)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code, as determined under Section 856(h) of the Internal Revenue Code.

(C) For purposes of this subdivision, the constructive ownership rules of Section 318 of the Internal Revenue Code, as modified by Section 856(d)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code, apply to the determination of the ownership of stock, assets or net profits of any person; [. ]

(29) "Combined group" means the group of all companies that have common ownership and are engaged in a unitary business, where at least one company is subject to tax under this chapter;

(30) "Combined group's net income" means the amount calculated under subsection (a) of section 139 of this act;

(31) "Common ownership" means that more than fifty per cent of the voting control of each member of a combined group is directly or indirectly owned by a common owner or owners, either corporate or noncorporate, whether or not the owner or owners are members of the combined group. Whether voting control is indirectly owned shall be determined in accordance with Section 318 of the Internal Revenue Code;

(32) "Unitary business" means a single economic enterprise that is made up either of separate parts of a single business entity or of a group of business entities under common ownership, which enterprise is sufficiently interdependent, integrated or interrelated through its activities so as to provide mutual benefit and produce a significant sharing or exchange of value among such entities, or a significant flow of value among the separate parts. For purposes of this chapter and sections 139 to 141, inclusive, of this act, (A) any business conducted by a pass-through entity shall be treated as conducted by its members, whether directly held or indirectly held through a series of pass-through entities, to the extent of the member's distributive share of the pass-through entity's income, regardless of the percentage of the member's ownership interest or its distributive or any other share of pass-through entity income, and (B) any business conducted directly or indirectly by one corporation is unitary with that portion of a business conducted by another corporation through its direct or indirect interest in a pass-through entity if there is a mutual benefit and a significant sharing of exchange or flow of value between the two parts of the business and the two corporations are members of the same group of business entities under common ownership;

(33) "Designated taxable member" means, if the combined group has a common parent corporation and that common parent corporation is a taxable member, the common parent corporation and, in all other cases, the taxable member of the combined group that such group selects, in the manner prescribed by section 12-222, as amended by this act, as its designated taxable member or, in the discretion of the commissioner or upon the failure of such group to select its designated taxable member in the manner prescribed by section 12-222, as amended by this act, the taxable member of the combined group selected by the commissioner as the designated taxable member;

(34) "Group income year" means, if two or more members in the combined group file in the same federal consolidated tax return, the same income year as that used on the federal consolidated tax return and, in all other cases, the income year of the designated taxable member;

(35) "Nontaxable member" means a combined group member that is not a taxable member, but does not include a company that is exempt from the tax imposed by this chapter under subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 12-214;

(36) "Taxable member" means a combined group member that is subject to tax pursuant to this chapter;

(37) "Pass-through entity" means a partnership or an S corporation.

Sec. 139. (NEW) (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015) (a) For purposes of this section, section 140 of this act and chapter 208 of the general statutes, the combined group's net income shall be the aggregate net income or loss of each taxable member and nontaxable member of the combined group derived from a unitary business, which shall be determined as follows:

(1) For any member incorporated in the United States, included in a consolidated federal corporate income tax return and filing a federal corporate income tax return, the income to be included in calculating the combined group's net income shall be such member's gross income, less the deductions provided under section 12-217 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, as if the member were not consolidated for federal tax purposes.

(2) For any member not included in a consolidated federal corporate income tax return but required to file its own federal corporate income tax return, the income to be included in calculating the combined group's net income shall be such member's gross income, less the deductions provided under section 12-217 of the general statutes, as amended by this act.

(3) For any member not incorporated in the United States, not included in a consolidated federal corporate income tax return and not required to file its own federal corporate income tax return, the income to be included in the combined group's net income shall be determined from a profit and loss statement that shall be prepared for each foreign branch or corporation in the currency in which the books of account of the branch or corporation are regularly maintained, adjusted to conform it to the accounting principles generally accepted in the United States for the presentation of such statements and further adjusted to take into account any book-tax differences required by federal or Connecticut law. The profit and loss statement of each such member of the combined group and the apportionment factors related thereto, whether United States or foreign, shall be translated into or from the currency in which the parent company maintains its books and records on any reasonable basis consistently applied on a year-to-year or entity-by-entity basis. Income shall be expressed in United States dollars. In lieu of these procedures and subject to the determination of the commissioner that the income to be reported reasonably approximates income as determined under chapter 208 of the general statutes, income may be determined on any reasonable basis consistently applied on a year-to-year or entity-by-entity basis.

(4) If the unitary business has income from an entity that is treated as a pass-through entity, the combined group's net income shall include its member's direct and indirect distributive share of the pass-through entity's unitary business income.

(5) All dividends paid by one member to another member of the combined group shall be eliminated from the income of the recipient.

(6) Except as otherwise provided by regulation, business income from an intercompany transaction among members of the same combined group shall be deferred in a manner similar to the deferral under 26 CFR 1. 1502-13. Upon the occurrence of either of the following events, deferred business income resulting from an intercompany transaction among members of a combined group shall be restored to the income of the seller and shall be included in the combined group's net income as if the seller had earned the income immediately before the event:

(A) The object of a deferred intercompany transaction is: (i) Resold by the buyer to an entity that is not a member of the combined group, (ii) resold by the buyer to an entity that is a member of the combined group for use outside the unitary business in which the buyer and seller are engaged, or (iii) converted by the buyer to a use outside the unitary business in which the buyer and seller are engaged; or

(B) The buyer and seller are no longer members of the same combined group, regardless of whether the members remain unitary.

(7) A charitable expense incurred by a member of a combined group shall, to the extent allowable as a deduction pursuant to Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code, be subtracted first from the combined group's net income, subject to the income limitations of said section applied to the entire business income of the group. Any charitable deduction disallowed under the foregoing rule, but allowed as a carryover deduction in a subsequent year, shall be treated as originally incurred in the subsequent year by the same member and the rules of this section shall apply in the subsequent year in determining the allowable deduction for that year.

(8) Gain or loss from the sale or exchange of capital assets, property described by Section 1231(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and property subject to an involuntary conversion shall be removed from the net income of each member of a combined group and shall be included in the combined group's net income as follows:

(A) For each class of gain or loss, whether short-term capital, long-term capital, Section 1231 of the Internal Revenue Code gain or loss, or gain or loss from involuntary conversions, all members' business gain and loss for the class shall be combined, without netting among such classes, and each class of net business gain or loss shall be apportioned to each member under subsection (b) of this section; and

(B) Any resulting income or loss apportioned to this state, as long as the loss is not subject to the limitations of Section 1211 of the Internal Revenue Code, of a taxable member produced by the application of subparagraph (A) of this subdivision shall then be applied to all other income or loss of that member apportioned to this state. Any resulting loss of a member apportioned to this state that is subject to the limitations of said Section 1211 shall be carried forward by that member and shall be treated as short-term capital loss apportioned to this state and incurred by that member for the year for which the carryover applies.

(9) Any expense of any member of the combined group that is directly or indirectly attributable to the income of any member of the combined group, which income this state is prohibited from taxing pursuant to the laws or Constitution of the United States, shall be disallowed as a deduction for purposes of determining the combined group's net income.

(b) A taxable member of a combined group shall determine its apportionment percentage as follows:

(1) Each taxable member shall determine its apportionment percentage based on the otherwise applicable apportionment formula provided in chapter 208 of the general statutes. In computing its denominators for all factors, the taxable member shall use the combined group's denominator for that factor. In computing the numerator of its receipts factor, each taxable member shall add to such numerator its share of receipts of nontaxable members assignable to this state, as provided in subdivision (3) of this subsection.

(2) The combined group shall determine its property and payroll factor denominators using the factors from all members, whether or not a member would otherwise apportion its income using such property and payroll factors.

(3) Receipts assignable to this state of each nontaxable member shall be determined based upon the apportionment formula that would be applicable to such member if it were a taxable member and shall be aggregated. Each taxable member of the combined group shall include in the numerator of its receipts factor a portion of the aggregate receipts assignable to this state of nontaxable members based on a ratio, the numerator of which is such taxable member's receipts assignable to this state, without regard to this subsection, and the denominator of which is the aggregate receipts assignable to this state of all the taxable members of the combined group, without regard to this subsection.

(4) In determining the numerator and denominator of the apportionment factors of taxable members, transactions between or among members of such combined group shall be eliminated.

(5) If any member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, is taxable without this state, each taxable member shall be entitled to apportion its net income in accordance with this section.

(c) To calculate each taxable member's net income or loss apportioned to this state, each taxable member shall apply its apportionment percentage, as determined pursuant to subsection (b) of this section, to the combined group's net income.

(d) After calculating its net income or loss apportioned to this state, pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, each taxable member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, may deduct a net operating loss from its net income apportioned to this state as follows:

(1) For income years beginning on or after January 1, 2015, if the computation of a combined group's net income results in a net operating loss, a taxable member of such group may carry over its net loss apportioned to this state, as calculated under subsection (c) of this section, derived from the unitary business in a future income year to the extent that the carryover and deduction is otherwise consistent with subparagraph (A) of subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 12-217 of the general statutes, as amended by this act. Any taxable member that has more than one operating loss carryover shall apply the carryovers in the order that the operating loss was incurred, with the oldest carryover to be deducted first.

(2) Where a taxable member of a combined group has an operating loss carryover derived from a loss incurred by a combined group in an income year beginning on or after January 1, 2015, then the taxable member may share the operating loss carryover with other taxable members of the combined group if such other taxable members were members of the combined group in the income year that the loss was incurred. Any amount of operating loss carryover that is deducted by another taxable member of the combined group shall reduce the amount of operating loss carryover that may be carried over by the taxable member that originally incurred the loss.

(3) Where a taxable member of a combined group has an operating loss carryover derived from a loss incurred in an income year beginning prior to January 1, 2015, or derived from an income year during which the taxable member was not a member of such combined group, the carryover shall remain available to be deducted by that taxable member or other group members that, in the year the loss was incurred, were part of the same combined group as such taxable member under section 12-223a of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or same unitary group as such taxable member under subsection (d) of section 12-218d of the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to January 1, 2015. Such carryover shall not be deductible by any other members of the combined group.

(e) Each taxable member shall multiply its income or loss apportioned to this state, as calculated under subsection (c) of this section and as further modified by subsection (d) of this section, by the tax rate set forth in section 12-214 of the general statutes, as amended by this act.

(f) The additional tax base of taxable and nontaxable members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall be calculated as follows:

(1) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (2) of this subsection, members of the combined group shall calculate the combined group's additional tax base by aggregating their separate additional tax bases under subsection (a) of section 12-219 of the general statutes, provided intercorporate stockholdings in the combined group shall be eliminated and provided no deduction shall be allowed under subparagraph (B)(ii) of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 12-219 of the general statutes for such intercorporate stockholdings. In calculating the combined group's additional tax base, the separate additional tax bases of nontaxable members shall be included, as if those nontaxable members were taxable members. The amount calculated under this subdivision shall be apportioned to those members pursuant to subdivision (1) of subsection (g) of this section.

(2) Taxable members of the combined group that are financial service companies, as defined in section 12-218b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall calculate their additional tax liability under subsection (d) of section 12-219 of the general statutes and shall not be included in the calculation of the combined group's additional tax base set forth in subdivision (1) of this subsection.

(g) A taxable member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall determine its apportionment percentage under section 12-219a of the general statutes, as amended by this act, as follows:

(1) A taxable member whose separate additional tax base is included in the calculation of the combined group's additional tax base under subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of this section shall apportion the combined group's additional tax base using the otherwise applicable apportionment formula provided in section 12-219a of the general statutes, as amended by this act. However, the denominator of such apportionment fraction shall be the sum of subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection (a) of said section 12-219a for all members whose separate additional tax bases are included in the calculation of the combined group's additional tax base under subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of this section. The numerator of such apportionment fraction shall be the sum of subparagraph (A) of subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of said section 12-219a and subparagraph (A) of subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of said section 12-219a for such taxable member.

(2) Taxable members of the combined group that are financial service companies, as defined in section 12-218b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall each have an additional tax liability as described in subdivision (2) of subsection (h) of this section.

(h) (1) A taxable member whose separate additional tax base is included in the calculation of the combined group's additional tax base under subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of this section shall multiply the combined group's additional tax base, as calculated under subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of this section, by such member's apportionment fraction determined in subdivision (1) of subsection (g) of this section, by the tax rate set forth in subsection (a) of section 12-219 of the general statutes. In no event shall the aggregate tax so calculated for all members of the combined group exceed one million dollars, nor shall a tax credit allowed against the tax imposed by chapter 208 of the general statutes reduce a taxable member's tax calculated under this subsection to an amount less than two hundred fifty dollars.

(2) Taxable members of the combined group that are financial service companies, as defined in section 12-218b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall each have an additional tax liability of two hundred fifty dollars. In no event shall a tax credit allowed against the tax imposed by chapter 208 of the general statutes reduce a financial service company's tax calculated under this subsection to an amount less than two hundred fifty dollars.

(3) To the extent that the aggregate amount of tax calculated on each taxable member's additional tax base exceeds one million dollars, each taxable member will prorate its tax, in proportion to the group's tax calculated without regard to the one-million-dollar cap, such that the group's aggregate additional tax equals one million dollars.

(i) If the aggregate amount of tax calculated on each taxable member's apportioned net income under subsection (e) of this section equals or exceeds the aggregate amount of tax calculated on each taxable member's apportioned additional tax base under subsection (h) of this section, each taxable member shall be subject to tax on its net income. If the aggregate amount of tax calculated on each taxable member's apportioned additional tax base under subsection (h) of this section exceeds the aggregate amount of tax calculated on each taxable member's apportioned net income under subsection (e) of this section, each taxable member shall be subject to tax on its additional tax base.

(j) (1) Each taxable member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall separately apply the provisions of sections 12-217ee and 12-217zz of the general statutes, as amended by this act, in determining the amount of tax credit available to such member.

(2) If a taxable member of a combined group earns a tax credit in an income year beginning on or after January 1, 2015, then the taxable member may share the credit with other taxable members of the combined group. Any amount of credit that is utilized by another taxable member of the combined group shall reduce the amount of credit carryover that may be carried over by the taxable member that originally earned the credit. If a taxable member of a combined group has a tax credit carryover derived from an income year beginning on or after January 1, 2015, then the taxable member may share the carryover credit with other taxable members of the combined group, if such other taxable members were members of the combined group in the income year in which the credit was earned.

(3) If a taxable member of a combined group has a tax credit carryover derived from an income year beginning prior to January 1, 2015, or derived from an income year during which the taxable member was not a member of such combined group, the credit carryover shall remain available to be utilized by such taxable member or other group members which, in the year the credit was earned, were part of the same combined group as such taxable member under section 12-223a of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or the same unitary group as such taxable member under section 12-218d of the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to January 1, 2015.

(4) To the extent a taxable member has more than one corporation business tax credit that it may utilize in an income year, whether such credits were earned by said member or are available to said member in accordance with subdivisions (2) and (3) of this subsection, the credits shall be claimed in the same order as provided in section 12-217aa of the general statutes.

Sec. 140. (NEW) (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015) (a) For purposes of this section, "affiliated group" means an affiliated group as defined in Section 1504 of the Internal Revenue Code, except such affiliated group shall include all domestic corporations that are commonly owned, directly or indirectly, by any member of such affiliated group, without regard to whether the affiliated group includes (1) corporations included in more than one federal consolidated return, (2) corporations engaged in one or more unitary businesses, or (3) corporations that are not engaged in a unitary business with any other member of the affiliated group. Such affiliated group shall also include any member of the combined group, determined on a world-wide basis, incorporated in a tax haven as determined by the commissioner in accordance with subdivision (4) of subsection (b) of this section.

(b) The designated taxable member of a combined group may elect to have the combined group determined on a world-wide basis or an affiliated group basis. If no such election is made, the combined group shall be determined on a water's-edge basis and will include only taxable members and those nontaxable members described in any one or more of the categories set forth in subdivisions (1) to (3), inclusive, of this subsection:

(1) Any member incorporated in the United States, or formed under the laws of the United States, any state, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession of the United States, excluding such a member if eighty per cent or more of both its property and payroll during the income year are located outside the United States, the District of Columbia, and any territory or possession of the United States;

(2) Any member, wherever incorporated or formed, if twenty per cent or more of both its property and payroll during the income year are located in the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession of the United States; or

(3) Any member that is incorporated in a jurisdiction that is determined by the commissioner to be a tax haven as that term is defined in subdivision (4) of this subsection, unless it is proven to the satisfaction of the commissioner that such member is incorporated in a tax haven for a legitimate business purpose.

(4) For purposes of subdivision (3) of this subsection, "tax haven" means a jurisdiction that (A) has laws or practices that prevent effective exchange of information for tax purposes with other governments on taxpayers benefiting from the tax regime; (B) has a tax regime which lacks transparency; (C) facilitates the establishment of foreign-owned entities without the need for a local substantive presence or prohibits these entities from having any commercial impact on the local economy; (D) explicitly or implicitly excludes the jurisdiction's resident taxpayers from taking advantage of the tax regime benefits or prohibits enterprises that benefit from the regime from operating in the jurisdiction's domestic market; or (E) has created a tax regime which is favorable for tax avoidance, based upon an overall assessment of relevant factors, including whether the jurisdiction has a significant untaxed offshore financial or services sector relative to its overall economy. Not later than September 30, 2015, the commissioner shall publish a list of jurisdictions that the commissioner determines to be tax havens. The list shall be applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015, and shall remain in effect until superseded by the publication of a revised list by the commissioner.

(c) A world-wide election or an affiliated group election is effective only if made on a timely-filed, original return for an income year by the designated taxable member of the combined group. Such election is binding for, and applicable to, the income year for which it is made and for the ten immediately succeeding income years.

(d) If the designated taxable member elects to determine the members of a combined group on an affiliated group basis, the taxable members shall take into account the net income or loss and apportionment factors of all of the members of its affiliated group, regardless of whether such members are engaged in a unitary business, that are subject to tax or would be subject to tax under chapter 208 of the general statutes, if doing business in this state.

Sec. 141. (NEW) (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015) (a) For purposes of this section, "net deferred tax liability" means deferred tax liabilities that exceed the deferred tax assets of the combined group, as computed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, and "net deferred tax asset" means that deferred tax assets exceed the deferred tax liabilities of the unitary group, as computed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

(b) Only publicly traded companies, including affiliated corporations participating in the filing of a publicly traded company's financial statements prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, as of the effective date of this section, shall be eligible for this deduction.

(c) If the provisions of sections 139 and 140 of this act result in an aggregate increase to the members' net deferred tax liability or an aggregate decrease to the members' net deferred tax asset, the unitary group shall be entitled to a deduction, as determined in this section.

(d) For the seven-year period beginning with the unitary group's first income year that begins in 2018, a unitary group shall be entitled to a deduction from unitary group net income equal to one-seventh of the amount necessary to offset the increase in the net deferred tax liability or decrease in the net deferred tax asset, or the aggregate change thereof if the net income of the unitary group changes from a net deferred tax asset to a net deferred tax liability, as computed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, that would result from the imposition of the unitary reporting requirements under sections 139 and 140 of this act, but for the deduction provided under this section. Such increase in the net deferred tax liability or decrease in the net deferred tax asset or the aggregate change thereof shall be computed based on the change that would result from the imposition of the unitary reporting requirements under sections 139 and 140 of this act, but for the deduction provided under this section as of the effective date of this section.

(e) The deduction calculated under this section shall not be reduced as a result of any events happening subsequent to such calculation, including, but not limited to, any disposition or abandonment of assets. Such deduction shall be calculated without regard to the federal tax effect and shall not alter the tax basis of any asset. If the deduction under this section is greater than unitary group net income, any excess deduction shall be carried forward and applied as a deduction to unitary group net income in future income years until fully utilized.

(f) Any combined group intending to claim a deduction under this section shall file a statement with the commissioner on or before July 1, 2016, specifying the total amount of the deduction which the combined group claims. The statement shall be made on such form and in such manner as prescribed by the commissioner and shall contain such information or calculations as the commissioner may specify. No deduction shall be allowed under this section for any income year except to the extent claimed on or before July 1, 2016, in the manner prescribed. Nothing in this subsection shall limit the authority of the commissioner to review or redetermine the proper amount of any deduction claimed, whether on the statement required under this subsection or on a tax return for any income year.

Sec. 142. Section 12-214 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (c) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (c) Each taxable member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, shall calculate such member's tax under subsection (a) of this section, by multiplying such member's net income apportioned to this state, as provided in subsection (c) of section 139 of this act, by the tax rate set forth in this section.

Sec. 143. Section 12-217 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsections (e) and (f) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (e) Where a combined group is required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, the combined group's net income shall be computed as provided in subsection (a) of section 139 of this act.

(NEW) (f) Where a combined group is required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, a taxable member's net operating loss apportioned to this state shall be deducted and carried over by the taxable member as provided in subsection (d) of section 139 of this act.

Sec. 144. Subsection (b) of section 12-217n of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(b) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Research and development expenses" means research or experimental expenditures deductible under Section 174 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as in effect on May 28, 1993, determined without regard to Section 280C(c) thereof or any elections made by a taxpayer to amortize such expenses on its federal income tax return that were otherwise deductible, and basic research payments as defined under Section 41 of said Internal Revenue Code to the extent not deducted under said Section 174, provided: (A) Such expenditures and payments are paid or incurred for such research and experimentation and basic research conducted in this state; and (B) such expenditures and payments are not funded, within the meaning of Section 41(d)(4)(H) of said Internal Revenue Code, by any grant, contract, or otherwise by a person or governmental entity other than the taxpayer unless such other person is included in a combined return with the person paying or incurring such expenses;

(2) "Combined return" means a combined [corporation business tax return under section 12-223a] unitary tax return under section 12-222, as amended by this act;

(3) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development;

(4) "Qualified small business" means a company that (A) has gross income for the previous income year that does not exceed one hundred million dollars, and (B) has not, in the determination of the commissioner, met the gross income test through transactions with a related person, as defined in section 12-217w.

Sec. 145. Subsection (e) of section 12-217t of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(e) In the case of taxpayers filing a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section [12-223a] 12-222, as amended by this act, the credit provided by this section shall be allowed on a combined basis, such that the amount of personal property taxes paid by such taxpayers with respect to such equipment may be claimed as a tax credit against the combined unitary tax liability of such taxpayers as determined under this chapter. Credits available to taxpayers which are subject to tax under this chapter but not subject to tax under chapter 207, 208a, 209, 210, 211 or 212 or the tax imposed on health care centers under the provisions of section 12-202a shall be used prior to credits of companies included in such combined return which are also subject to tax under said chapter 207, 208a, 209, 210, 211 or 212 or the tax imposed upon health centers pursuant to the provisions of section 12-202a.

Sec. 146. Subsection (l) of section 12-217u of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(l) (1) In the case of a financial institution included in a combined unitary tax return under section [12-223a] 12-222, as amended by this act, a credit allowed under subsection (b) or (f) of this section may be taken against the tax of the combined unitary group. (2) The credit allowed to a financial institution under subsection (b) or (f) of this section may be taken by any corporation which is eligible to elect to file a combined unitary tax return with a group with which the financial institution is eligible to file a combined unitary tax return, provided the aggregate credit taken by all such corporations in any income year shall not exceed the aggregate credit for which such group would have been eligible if it had filed a combined unitary tax return.

Sec. 147. Subsection (c) of section 12-217gg of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(c) (1) For the purposes of this chapter, each constituent corporation shall be deemed to have itself conducted its pro rata share of the business conducted by the sponsor.

(2) The pro rata share of the business conducted by the sponsor that shall be deemed to have been conducted by each constituent corporation shall be the same percentage as such constituent corporation's distributive share of the profit or loss of the sponsor for any relevant income year.

(3) The limitation of section 12-217zz, as amended by this act, shall be applied on the return of each constituent corporation or on the combined unitary tax return filed by two or more constituent corporations.

Sec. 148. Subsection (h) of section 12-217gg of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(h) The credits allowed under this section may be used by constituent corporations joining in a combined [corporation business] unitary tax return under section [12-223a] 12-222, as amended by this act.

Sec. 149. Section 12-218 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) Any taxpayer which is taxable both within and without this state shall apportion its net income as provided in this section. For purposes of apportionment of income under this section, a taxpayer is taxable in another state if in such state such taxpayer conducts business and is subject to a net income tax, a franchise tax for the privilege of doing business, or a corporate stock tax, or if such state has jurisdiction to subject such taxpayer to such a tax, regardless of whether such state does, in fact, impose such a tax.

(b) The net income of the taxpayer, when derived from business other than the manufacture, sale or use of tangible personal or real property, shall be apportioned within and without the state by means of an apportionment fraction, the numerator of which shall represent the gross receipts from business carried on within Connecticut and the denominator shall represent the gross receipts from business carried on everywhere, except that any gross receipts attributable to an international banking facility, as defined in section 12-217, as amended by this act, shall not be included in the numerator or the denominator. Gross receipts as used in this subsection has the same meaning as used in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (k) or (l) of this section, the net income of the taxpayer when derived from the manufacture, sale or use of tangible personal or real property, shall be apportioned within and without the state by means of an apportionment fraction, to be computed as the sum of the property factor, the payroll factor and twice the receipts factor, divided by four. (1) The first of these fractions, the property factor, shall represent that part of the average monthly net book value of the total tangible property held and owned by the taxpayer during the income year which is held within the state, without deduction on account of any encumbrance thereon, and the value of tangible property rented to the taxpayer computed by multiplying the gross rents payable during the income year or period by eight. For the purpose of this section, gross rents shall be the actual sum of money or other consideration payable, directly or indirectly, by the taxpayer or for its benefit for the use or possession of the property, excluding royalties, but including interest, taxes, insurance, repairs or any other amount required to be paid by the terms of a lease or other arrangement and a proportionate part of the cost of any improvement to the real property made by or on behalf of the taxpayer which reverts to the owner or lessor upon termination of a lease or other arrangement, based on the unexpired term of the lease commencing with the date the improvement is completed, provided, where a building is erected on leased land by or on behalf of the taxpayer, the value of the land is determined by multiplying the gross rent by eight, and the value of the building is determined in the same manner as if owned by the taxpayer. (2) The second fraction, the payroll factor, shall represent the part of the total wages, salaries and other compensation to employees paid by the taxpayer during the income year which was paid in this state, excluding any such wages, salaries or other compensation attributable to the production of gross income of an international banking facility as defined in section 12-217. Compensation is paid in this state if (A) the individual's service is performed entirely within the state; or (B) the individual's service is performed both within and without the state, but the service performed without the state is incidental to the individual's service within the state; or (C) some of the service is performed in the state and (i) the base of operations or, if there is no base of operations, the place from which the service is directed or controlled is in the state, or (ii) the base of operations or the place from which the service is directed or controlled is not in any state in which some part of the service is performed, but the individual's residence is in this state. (3) The third fraction, the receipts factor, shall represent the part of the taxpayer's gross receipts from sales or other sources during the income year, computed according to the method of accounting used in the computation of its entire net income, which is assignable to the state, and excluding any gross receipts attributable to an international banking facility as defined in section 12-217, as amended by this act, but including receipts from sales of tangible property if the property is delivered or shipped to a purchaser within this state, other than a company which qualifies as a Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC) as defined in Section 992 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, and as to which a valid election under Subsection (b) of said Section 992 to be treated as a DISC is effective, regardless of the f. o. b. point or other conditions of the sale, receipts from services performed within the state, rentals and royalties from properties situated within the state, royalties from the use of patents or copyrights within the state, interest managed or controlled within the state, net gains from the sale or other disposition of intangible assets managed or controlled within the state, net gains from the sale or other disposition of tangible assets situated within the state and all other receipts earned within the state.

(d) Any motor bus company which is taxable both within and without this state shall apportion its net income derived from carrying of passengers for hire by means of an apportionment fraction, the numerator of which shall represent the total number of miles operated within this state and the denominator of which shall represent the total number of miles operated everywhere, but income derived by motor bus companies from sources other than the carrying of passengers for hire shall be apportioned as herein otherwise provided.

(e) Any motor carrier which transports property for hire and which is taxable both within and without this state shall apportion its net income derived from carrying of property for hire by means of an apportionment fraction, the numerator of which shall represent the total number of miles operated within this state and the denominator of which shall represent the total number of miles operated everywhere, but income derived by motor carriers from sources other than the carrying of property for hire shall be apportioned as herein otherwise provided.

(f) (1) Each taxpayer that provides management, distribution or administrative services, as defined in this subsection, to or on behalf of a regulated investment company, as defined in Section 851 of the Internal Revenue Code shall apportion its net income derived, directly or indirectly, from providing management, distribution or administrative services to or on behalf of a regulated investment company, including net income received directly or indirectly from trustees, and sponsors or participants of employee benefit plans which have accounts in a regulated investment company, in the manner provided in this subsection. Income derived by such taxpayer from sources other than the providing of management, distribution or administrative services to or on behalf of a regulated investment company shall be apportioned as provided in this chapter.

(2) The numerator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the sum of the Connecticut receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection. The denominator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the total receipts from the sale of management, distribution or administrative services to or on behalf of all the regulated investment companies. For purposes of this subsection, "receipts" means receipts computed according to the method of accounting used by the taxpayer in the computation of net income.

(3) For purposes of this subsection, Connecticut receipts shall be determined by multiplying receipts from the rendering of management, distribution or administrative services to or on behalf of each separate regulated investment company by a fraction (A) the numerator of which shall be the average of (i) the number of shares on the first day of such regulated investment company's taxable year, for federal income tax purposes, which ends within or at the same time as the taxable year of the taxpayer, that are owned by shareholders of such regulated investment company then domiciled in this state and (ii) the number of shares on the last day of such regulated investment company's taxable year, for federal income tax purposes, which ends within or at the same time as the taxable year of the taxpayer, that are owned by shareholders of such regulated investment company then domiciled in this state; and (B) the denominator of which shall be the average of the number of shares that are owned by shareholders of such regulated investment company on such dates.

(4) (A) For purposes of this subsection, "management services" includes, but is not limited to, the rendering of investment advice directly or indirectly to a regulated investment company, making determinations as to when sales and purchases of securities are to be made on behalf of the regulated investment company, or the selling or purchasing of securities constituting assets of a regulated investment company, and related activities, but only where such activity or activities are performed (i) pursuant to a contract with the regulated investment company entered into pursuant to 15 USC 80a-15(a), as from time to time amended, (ii) for a person that has entered into such contract with the regulated investment company, or (iii) for a person that is affiliated with a person that has entered into such contract with a regulated investment company.

(B) For purposes of this subsection, "distribution services" includes, but is not limited to, the services of advertising, servicing, marketing or selling shares of a regulated investment company, but, in the case of advertising, servicing or marketing shares, only where such service is performed by a person that is, or, in the case of a closed end company, was, either engaged in the service of selling such shares or affiliated with a person that is engaged in the service of selling such shares. In the case of an open end company, such service of selling shares shall be performed pursuant to a contract entered into pursuant to 15 USC 80a-15(b), as from time to time amended.

(C) For purposes of this subsection, "administrative services" includes, but is not limited to, clerical, fund or shareholder accounting, participant record keeping, transfer agency, bookkeeping, data processing, custodial, internal auditing, legal and tax services performed for a regulated investment company but only if the provider of such service or services during the income year in which such service or services are provided also provides, or is affiliated with a person that provides, management or distribution services to such regulated investment company.

(D) For purposes of this subsection, a person is "affiliated" with another person if each person is a member of the same affiliated group, as defined under Section 1504 of the Internal Revenue Code without regard to subsection (b) of said section.

(E) For purposes of this subsection, the domicile of a shareholder shall be presumed to be such shareholder's mailing address as shown in the records of the regulated investment company except that for purposes of this subsection, if the shareholder of record is an insurance company which holds the shares of the regulated investment company as depositor for the benefit of a separate account, then the taxpayer may elect to treat as the shareholders the contract owners or policyholders of the contracts or policies supported by such separate account. An election made under this subparagraph shall apply to all shareholders that are insurance companies and shall be irrevocable for, and applicable for, five successive income years. In any year that such an election is applicable, it shall be presumed that the domicile of a shareholder is the mailing address of the contract owner or policyholder as shown in the records of the insurance company.

(g) (1) Each taxpayer that provides securities brokerage services, as defined in this subsection, shall apportion its net income derived, directly or indirectly, from rendering securities brokerage services in the manner provided in this subsection. Income derived by such taxpayer from sources other than the rendering of securities brokerage services shall be apportioned as provided in this chapter.

(2) The numerator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the brokerage commissions and total margin interest paid on behalf of brokerage accounts owned by the taxpayer's customers who are domiciled in this state during such taxpayer's income year, computed according to the method of accounting used in the computation of net income. The denominator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of brokerage commissions and total margin interest paid on behalf of brokerage accounts owned by all of the taxpayer's customers, wherever domiciled, during such taxpayer's income year, computed according to the method of accounting used in the computation of net income.

(3) For purposes of this subsection:

(A) "Security brokerage services" means services and activities including all aspects of the purchasing and selling of securities rendered by a broker, as defined in 15 USC 78c(a)(4) and registered under the provisions of 15 USC 78a to 78kk, inclusive, as from time to time amended, to effectuate transactions in securities for the account of others, and a dealer, as defined in 15 USC 78c(a)(5) and registered under the provisions of 15 USC 78a to 78kk, inclusive, as from time to time amended, to buy and sell securities, through a broker or otherwise. Security brokerage services shall not include services rendered by any person buying or selling securities for such person's own account, either individually or in some fiduciary capacity, but not as part of a regular business carried on by such person.

(B) "Securities" means security, as defined in 15 USC 78c(a)(10), as from time to time amended.

(C) "Brokerage commission" means all compensation received for effecting purchases and sales for the account or on order of others, whether in a principal or agency transaction, and whether charged explicitly or implicitly as a fee, commission, spread, markup or otherwise.

(4) For purposes of this subsection, the domicile of a customer shall be presumed to be such customer's mailing address as shown in the records of the taxpayer.

(h) (1) Any company that is (A) a limited partner in a partnership, other than an investment partnership, that does business, owns or leases property or maintains an office within this state and (B) not otherwise carrying on or doing business in this state shall pay the tax imposed under section 12-214, as amended by this act, solely on its distributive share as a partner of the income or loss of such partnership to the extent such income or loss is derived from or connected with sources within this state, except that, if the commissioner determines that the company and the partnership are, in substance, parts of a unitary business engaged in a single business enterprise or if the company is a member of a combined group that files a combined unitary tax return, the company shall be taxed in accordance with the provisions of subdivision (3) of this subsection and not in accordance with the provisions of this subdivision, provided, in lieu of the payment of tax based solely on its distributive share, such company may elect for any particular income year, on or before the due date or, if applicable the extended due date, of its corporation business tax return for such income year, to apportion its net income within and without the state under the provisions of this chapter.

(2) Any company that is (A) a limited partner (i) in an investment partnership or (ii) in a limited partnership, other than an investment partnership, that does business, owns or leases property or maintains an office within this state and (B) otherwise carrying on or doing business in this state shall apportion its net income, including its distributive share as a partner of such partnership income or loss, within and without the state under the provisions of this chapter, except that the numerator and the denominator of its payroll factor, property factor, and receipts factor shall include its proportionate part, as a partner, of the numerator and the denominator of such partnership's payroll factor, property factor and receipts factor, respectively. For purposes of this section, such partnership shall compute its apportionment fraction and the numerator and the denominator of its payroll factor, property factor and receipts factor, as if it were a company taxable both within and without this state.

(3) Any company that is a general partner in a partnership that does business, owns or leases property or maintains an office within this state shall, whether or not it is otherwise carrying on or doing business in this state, apportion its net income, including its distributive share as a partner of such partnership income or loss, within and without the state under the provisions of this chapter, except that the numerator and the denominator of its payroll factor, property factor and receipts factor shall include its proportionate part, as a partner, of the numerator and the denominator of such partnership's payroll factor, property factor and receipts factor, respectively. For purposes of this section, such partnership shall compute its apportionment fraction and the numerator and the denominator of its payroll factor, property factor and receipts factor, as if it were a company taxable both within and without this state.

(i) The provisions of this section shall not apply to insurance companies.

(j) (1) Any financial service company as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, that has net income derived from credit card activities, as defined in this subsection, shall apportion its net income derived from credit card activities in the manner provided in this subsection. Income derived by such taxpayer from sources other than credit card activities shall be apportioned as provided in this chapter.

(2) The numerator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the Connecticut receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection. The denominator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of (A) the total amount of interest and fees or penalties in the nature of interest from credit card receivables, (B) receipts from fees charged to card holders, including, but not limited to, annual fees, irrespective of the billing address of the card holder, (C) net gains from the sale of credit card receivables, irrespective of the billing address of the card holder, and (D) all credit card issuer's reimbursement fees, irrespective of the billing address of the card holder.

(3) For purposes of this subsection, "Connecticut receipts" shall be determined by adding (A) interest and fees or penalties in the nature of interest from credit card receivables and receipts from fees charged to card holders, including, but not limited to, annual fees, where the billing address of the card holder is in this state and (B) the product of (i) the sum of net gains from the sale of credit card receivables and all credit card issuer's reimbursement fees multiplied by (ii) a fraction, the numerator of which shall be interest and fees or penalties in the nature of interest from credit card receivables and receipts from fees charged to card holders, including, but not limited to, annual fees, where the billing address of the card holder is in this state, and the denominator of which shall be the total amount of interest and fees or penalties in the nature of interest from credit card receivables and receipts from fees charged to card holders, including, but not limited to, annual fees, irrespective of the billing address of the card holder.

(4) For purposes of this subsection:

(A) "Credit card" means a credit, travel, or entertainment card;

(B) "Receipts" means receipts computed according to the method of accounting used by the taxpayer in the computation of net income;

(C) "Credit card issuer's reimbursement fee" means the fee that a taxpayer receives from a merchant's bank because one of the persons to whom the taxpayer or a related person, as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, has issued a credit card has charged merchandise or services to the credit card;

(D) "Net income derived from credit card activities" means (i) interest and fees or penalties in the nature of interest from credit card receivables and receipts from fees charged to card holders, including, but not limited to, annual fees, net gains from the sale of credit card receivables, credit card issuer's reimbursement fees, and credit card receivables servicing fees received in connection with credit cards issued by the taxpayer or a related person, as defined in section 12-218b, as amended by this act, less (ii) expenses related to such income, to the extent deductible under this chapter;

(E) "Billing address" shall be presumed to be the location indicated in the books and records of the taxpayer as the address where any notice, statement or bill relating to a card holder is to be mailed, as of the date of such mailing; and

(F) "Credit card activities" means those activities involving the underwriting and approval of credit card relationships or other business activities generally associated with the conduct of business by an issuer of credit cards from which it derives income.

(5) The Commissioner of Revenue Services may adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to permit a financial service company that is an owner of a financial asset securitization investment trust, as defined in Section 860H(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, to elect to apportion its share of the net income from credit card activities carried on by such trust, and to provide rules for apportioning such share of net income that are consistent with this subsection.

(k) (1) For income years commencing on or after January 1, 2001, the net income of a taxpayer which is primarily engaged in activities that, in accordance with the North American Industrial Classification System, United States Manual, United States Office of Management and Budget, 1997 edition, would be included in Sector 31, 32 or 33, shall be apportioned within and without the state by means of the apportionment fraction described in subdivision (2) of this subsection provided, in the income year commencing on January 1, 2001, each such taxpayer shall not take such apportionment fraction into account for purposes of installment payments on estimated tax under section 12-242d, as amended by this act, for calendar quarters ending prior to July 1, 2001, but shall make such payments in accordance with the apportionment fraction applicable to the income year commencing January 1, 2000.

(2) The numerator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the taxpayer's gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, which are assignable to the state, as provided in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section. The denominator of the apportionment fraction shall consist of the taxpayer's total gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, whether or not assignable to the state.

(3) Any taxpayer which is described in subdivision (1) of this subsection and seventy-five per cent or more of whose total gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, during the income year are from the sale of tangible personal property directly, or in the case of a subcontractor, indirectly, to the United States government may elect, on or before the due date or, if applicable, the extended due date, of its corporation business tax return for the income year, to apportion its net income within and without the state by means of the apportionment fraction described in subsection (c) of this section. The election, if made by the taxpayer, shall be irrevocable for, and applicable for, five successive income years.

(l) (1) For income years commencing on or after October 1, 2001, any broadcaster which is taxable both within and without this state shall apportion its net income derived from the broadcast of video or audio programming, whether through the public airwaves, by cable, by direct or indirect satellite transmission or by any other means of communication, through an over-the-air television or radio network, through a television or radio station or through a cable network or cable television system and, if such broadcaster is a cable network, all net income derived from activities related to or arising out of the foregoing, including, but not limited to, broadcasting, entertainment, publishing, whether electronically or in print, electronic commerce and licensing of intellectual property created in the pursuit of such activities, by means of the apportionment fraction described in subdivision (3) of this subsection, and any eligible production entity which is taxable both within and without this state shall apportion its net income derived from video or audio programming production services by means of the apportionment fraction described in subdivision (4) of this subsection.

(2) For purposes of this subsection:

(A) "Video or audio programming" means any and all performances, events or productions, including without limitation news, sporting events, plays, stories and other entertainment, literary, commercial, educational or artistic works, telecast or otherwise made available for video or audio exhibition through live transmission or through the use of video tape, disc or any other type of format or medium;

(B) A "subscriber" to a cable television system is an individual residence or other outlet which is the ultimate recipient of the transmission;

(C) "Telecast" or "broadcast" means the transmission of video or audio programming by an electronic or other signal conducted by radiowaves or microwaves, by wires, lines, coaxial cables, wave guides or fiber optics, by satellite transmissions directly or indirectly to viewers or listeners or by any other means of communication;

(D) "Eligible production entity" means a corporation which provides video or audio programming production services and which is affiliated, within the meaning of Sections 1501 to 1504 of the Internal Revenue Code and the regulations promulgated thereunder, with a broadcaster;

(E) "Release" or "in release" means the placing of video or audio programming into service. A video or audio program is placed into service when it is first broadcast to the primary audience for which the program was created. For example, video programming is placed in service when it is first publicly telecast for entertainment, educational, commercial, artistic or other purpose. Each episode of a television or radio series is placed in service when it is first broadcast; and

(F) "Broadcaster" means a corporation that is engaged in the business of broadcasting video or audio programming, whether through the public airwaves, by cable, by direct or indirect satellite transmission or by any other means of communication, through an over-the-air television or radio network, through a television or radio station or through a cable network or cable television system, and that is primarily engaged in activities that, in accordance with the North American Industry Classification System, United States Manual, 1997 edition, are included in industry group 5131 or 5132.

(3) (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B) of this subdivision with respect to the determination of the apportionment fraction for net income derived from the activities referred to in subdivision (1) of subsection (l) of this section, the numerator of the apportionment fraction for a broadcaster shall consist of the broadcaster's gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, which are assignable to the state, as provided in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section. Except as provided in subparagraph (C) of this subdivision with respect to the determination of the apportionment fraction for the net income derived from the activities referred to in subdivision (1) of subsection (l) of this section, the denominator of the apportionment fraction for a broadcaster shall consist of the broadcaster's total gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, whether or not assignable to the state.

(B) The numerator of the apportionment fraction for a broadcaster shall include the gross receipts of the taxpayer from sources within this state determined as follows:

(i) Gross receipts, including without limitation, advertising revenue, affiliate fees and subscriber fees, received by a broadcaster from video or audio programming in release to or by a broadcaster for telecast which is attributed to this state.

(ii) Gross receipts, including without limitation, advertising revenue, received by an over-the-air television or radio network or a television or radio station from video or audio programming in release to or by such network or station for telecast shall be attributed to this state in the same ratio that the audience for such over-the-air network or station located in this state bears to the total audience for such over-the-air network or station inside and outside of the United States. For purposes of this subparagraph, the audience shall be determined either by reference to the books and records of the taxpayer or by reference to the applicable year's published rating statistics, provided the method used by the taxpayer is consistently used from year to year for such purpose and fairly represents the taxpayer's activity in the state.

(iii) Gross receipts including, without limitation, advertising revenue, affiliate fees and subscriber fees, received by a cable network or a cable television system from video or audio programming in release to or by such cable network or cable television system for telecast and other receipts that are derived from the activities referred to in subdivision (1) of this subsection shall be attributed to this state in the same ratio that the number of subscribers for such cable network or cable television system located in this state bears to the total of such subscribers of such cable network or cable television system inside and outside of the United States. For purpose of this subparagraph, the number of subscribers of a cable network shall be measured by reference to the number of subscribers of cable television systems that are affiliated with such network and that receive video or audio programming of such network. For purposes of this subparagraph, the number of subscribers of a cable television system shall be determined either by reference to the books and records of the taxpayer or by reference to the applicable year's published rating statistics located in published surveys, provided the method used by the taxpayer is consistently used from year to year for such purpose and fairly represents the taxpayer's activities in the state.

(C) The denominator of the apportionment fraction of a broadcaster shall include gross receipts of the broadcaster that are derived from the activities referred to in subdivision (1) of subsection (l) of this section, whether or not assignable to the state.

(4) (A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B) of this subdivision, with respect to the determination of the apportionment fraction for net income derived from video or audio programming production services, the numerator of the apportionment fraction for an eligible production entity shall consist of the eligible production entity's gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, which are assignable to the state, as provided in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section. Except as provided in subparagraph (C) of this subdivision, with respect to the determination of the apportionment fraction for net income derived from video or audio programming production services, the denominator of the apportionment fraction for an eligible production entity shall consist of the eligible production entity's total gross receipts, as described in subdivision (3) of subsection (c) of this section, whether or not assignable to the state.

(B) The numerator of the apportionment fraction for an eligible production entity shall include gross receipts of the entity that are derived from video or audio programming production services relating to events which occur within this state.

(C) The denominator of the apportionment fraction for an eligible production entity shall include gross receipts of the entity that are derived from video or audio programming production services relating to events which occur within or without this state.

(m) Each taxable member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, shall, if one or more members of such group are taxable without this state, apportion its net income as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of section 139 of this act.

Sec. 150. Section 12-218b of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (m) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (m) Each financial service company that is a member of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, shall apportion its net income as provided in subsections (b) and (c) of section 139 of this act.

Sec. 151. Subsection (c) of section 12-218c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(c) (1) The adjustments required in subsection (b) of this section shall not apply if the corporation establishes by clear and convincing evidence that the adjustments are unreasonable, or the corporation and the Commissioner of Revenue Services agree in writing to the application or use of an alternative method of apportionment under section 12-221a, as amended by this act. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to limit or negate the commissioner's authority to otherwise enter into agreements and compromises otherwise allowed by law.

(2) The adjustments required in subsection (b) of this section shall not apply to such portion of interest expenses and costs and intangible expenses and costs that the corporation can establish by the preponderance of the evidence meets both of the following: (A) The related member during the same income year directly or indirectly paid, accrued or incurred such portion to a person who is not a related member, and (B) the transaction giving rise to the interest expenses and costs or the intangible expenses and costs between the corporation and the related member did not have as a principal purpose the avoidance of any portion of the tax due under this chapter.

(3) The adjustments required in subsection (b) of this section shall apply except to the extent that increased tax, if any, attributable to such adjustments would have been avoided if both the corporation and the related member had been eligible to make and had timely made the election to file a combined return under subsection (a) of section 12-223a, as amended by this act.

(4) The adjustments required in subsection (b) of this section shall not apply if the corporation and the related member are both members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act.

Sec. 152. Subsection (d) of section 12-218d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(d) The adjustments required in subsection (b) of this section shall not apply [if] in any of the following circumstances:

(1) [the] The corporation establishes by clear and convincing evidence, as determined by the commissioner, that the adjustments are unreasonable. [,]

(2) [the] The corporation and the commissioner agree in writing to the application or use an alternative method of determining the combined measure of the tax, provided that the Commissioner of Revenue Services shall consider approval of such petition only in the event that the petitioners have clearly established to the satisfaction of said commissioner that there are substantial intercorporate business transactions among such included corporations and that the proposed alternative method of determining the combined measure of the tax accurately reflects the activity, business, income or capital of the taxpayers within the state. [, or]

(3) [the] The corporation elects, on forms authorized for such purpose by the commissioner, to calculate its tax on a unitary basis including all members of the unitary group provided [that] there are substantial intercorporate business transactions among such included corporations. Such election to file on a unitary basis shall be irrevocable for and applicable for five successive income years, but shall not be applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015. Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to limit or negate the commissioner's authority to otherwise enter into agreements and compromises otherwise allowed by law.

(4) The corporation and the related member are both members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act.

Sec. 153. Section 12-219 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (e) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (e) The additional tax base of taxable and nontaxable members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, shall be calculated as provided in subsection (f) of section 139 of this act.

Sec. 154. Section 12-219a of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (d) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (d) The additional tax base of taxable and nontaxable members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, shall be apportioned as provided in subsection (g) of section 139 of this act.

Sec. 155. Section 12-221a of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (c) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (c) The provisions of this section shall also apply to a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act.

Sec. 156. Section 12-222 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (g) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (g) (1) A combined group shall file a combined unitary tax return under this chapter in the form and manner prescribed by the Commissioner of Revenue Services. The designated taxable member of a combined group shall file the combined unitary tax return on behalf of the taxable members of the combined group and shall pay the tax on behalf of such taxable members. A designated taxable member shall not be liable to, and shall be entitled to recover a payment made pursuant to this subdivision from, the taxable member on whose behalf the payment was made.

(2) If a member of a combined group has a different income year than the group income year, such member with a different income year shall report amounts from its return for its income year that ends during the group income year, provided no such reporting of amounts shall be required of such member until its first income year beginning on or after January 1, 2015.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (1) of this subsection, each taxable member of a combined group is jointly and severally liable for the tax due from any taxable member under this chapter, whether or not such tax has been self-assessed, and for any interest, penalties or additions to tax due from any taxable member under this chapter.

(4) In all cases where a combined group is eligible to select the designated taxable member of the combined group, notice of the selection shall be submitted in written form to the commissioner not later than the due date, or, if an extension of time to file has been requested and granted, not later than the extended due date of the combined unitary tax return for the initial income year that such a return is required. The subsequent selection of another designated taxable member shall be subject to the approval of the commissioner.

(5) For purposes of this chapter, the designated taxable member is authorized to do the following acts on behalf of taxable and nontaxable members of the combined group, including, but not limited to: (A) Signing the combined unitary tax return, including any amendments to such return; (B) applying for extensions of time to file the return; (C) before the expiration of the time prescribed in section 12-233 for the examination of the return or the assessment of tax, consenting to an examination or assessment after such time and prior to the expiration of the period agreed upon; (D) making offers of compromise under section 12-2d; (E) entering into closing agreements under section 12-2e; and (F) receiving a refund or credit of a tax overpayment under this chapter.

(6) For purposes of this chapter, the commissioner may, at the commissioner's sole discretion: (A) Send any notice to either the designated taxable member or a taxable member or members of the combined group; (B) make any deficiency assessment against either the designated taxable member or a taxable member or members of the combined group; (C) refund or credit any overpayment to either the designated taxable member or a taxable member or members of the combined group; (D) require any payment to be made by electronic funds transfer; and (E) require the combined unitary tax return to be electronically filed.

Sec. 157. Section 12-223a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) [Any] Subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of this section, any taxpayer included in a consolidated return with one or more other corporations for federal income tax purposes may elect to file a combined return under this chapter together with such other companies subject to the tax imposed thereunder as are included in the federal consolidated corporation income tax return and such combined return shall be filed in such form and setting forth such information as the Commissioner of Revenue Services may require. Notice of an election made pursuant to the provisions of this subsection and consent to such election must be submitted in written form to the Commissioner of Revenue Services by each corporation so electing not later than the due date, or if an extension of time to file has been requested and granted, the extended due date of the returns due from the electing corporations for the initial income year for which the election to file a combined return is made. Such election shall be in effect for such initial income year and for each succeeding income years unless and until such election is revoked in accordance with the provisions of subsection (d) of this section.

(b) [Any] Subject to the provisions of subsection (e) of this section, any taxpayer, other than a corporation filing a combined return with one or more other corporations under subsection (a) of this section, which owns or controls either directly or indirectly substantially all the capital stock of one or more corporations, or substantially all the capital stock of which is owned or controlled either directly or indirectly by one or more other corporations or by interests which own or control either directly or indirectly substantially all the capital stock of one or more other corporations, may, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Revenue Services, be required or permitted by written approval of the Commissioner of Revenue Services to make a return on a combined basis covering any such other corporations and setting forth such information as the Commissioner of Revenue Services may require, provided no combined return covering any corporation not subject to tax under this chapter shall be required unless the Commissioner of Revenue Services deems such a return necessary, because of intercompany transactions or some agreement, understanding, arrangement or transaction referred to in section 12-226a, in order properly to reflect the tax liability under this part.

(c) (1) (A) In the case of a combined return, the tax shall be measured by the sum of the separate net income or loss of each corporation included or the minimum tax base of the included corporations but only to the extent that said income, loss or minimum tax base of any included corporation is separately apportioned to Connecticut in accordance with the provisions of section 12-218, as amended by this act, 12-218b, as amended by this act, 12-219a, as amended by this act, or 12-244, whichever is applicable. In computing said net income or loss, intercorporate dividends shall be eliminated, and in computing the combined additional tax base, intercorporate stockholdings shall be eliminated.

(B) In computing said net income or loss, any intangible expenses and costs, as defined in section 12-218c, as amended by this act, any interest expenses and costs, as defined in section 12-218c, as amended by this act, and any income attributable to such intangible expenses and costs or to such interest expenses and costs shall be eliminated, provided the corporation that is required to make adjustments under section 12-218c, as amended by this act, for such intangible expenses and costs or for such interest expenses and costs, and the related member or members, as defined in section 12-218c, as amended by this act, are included in such combined return. If any such income and any such expenses and costs are eliminated as provided in this subparagraph, the intangible property, as defined in section 12-218c, as amended by this act, of the corporation eliminating such income shall not be taken into account in apportioning under the provisions of section 12-219a, as amended by this act, the tax calculated under subsection (a) of section 12-219 of such corporation.

(2) If the method of determining the combined measure of such tax in accordance with this subsection for two or more affiliated companies validly electing to file a combined return under the provisions of subsection (a) of this section is deemed by such companies to unfairly attribute an undue proportion of their total income or minimum tax base to this state, said companies may submit a petition in writing to the Commissioner of Revenue Services for approval of an alternate method of determining the combined measure of their tax not later than sixty days prior to the due date of the combined return to which the petition applies, determined with regard to any extension of time for filing such return, and said commissioner shall grant or deny such approval before said due date. In deciding whether or not the companies included in such combined return should be granted approval to employ the alternate method proposed in such petition, the Commissioner of Revenue Services shall consider approval only in the event that the petitioners have clearly established to the satisfaction of said commissioner that all the companies included in such combined return are, in substance, parts of a unitary business engaged in a single business enterprise and further that there are substantial intercorporate business transactions among such included companies.

(3) Upon the filing of a combined return under subsection (a) or (b) of this section, combined returns shall be filed for all succeeding income years or periods for those corporations reporting therein, provided, in the case of corporations filing under subsection (a) of this section, such corporations are included in a federal consolidated corporation income tax return filed for the succeeding income years and, in the case of a corporation filing under subsection (b) of this section, the aforesaid ownership or control continues in full force and effect and is not extended to other corporations, and further, provided no substantial change is made in the nature or locations of the operations of such corporations.

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (a) and (c) of this section, any taxpayer which has elected to file a combined return under this chapter as provided in said subsection (a), may subsequently revoke its election to file a combined corporation business tax return and elect to file a separate corporation business tax return under this chapter, although continuing to be included in a federal consolidated corporation income tax return with other companies subject to tax under this chapter, provided such election shall not be effective before the fifth income year immediately following the initial income year in which the corporation elected to file a combined return under this chapter. Notice of an election made pursuant to the provisions of this subsection and consent to such election must be submitted in written form to the Commissioner of Revenue Services by each corporation that had been included in such combined return not later than the due date, or if an extension of time to file has been requested and granted, extended due date of the separate returns due from the electing corporations for the initial income year for which the election to file separate returns is made. The election to file separate returns shall be irrevocable for and applicable for five successive income years.

(e) The provisions of this section shall not apply to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015.

Sec. 158. Section 12-223b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) Intercompany rents shall not be included in the computation of the value of property rented as a property factor in the apportionment fraction if the lessor and lessee are included in a combined return as provided in section 12-223a, as amended by this act.

(b) Intercompany business receipts, receipts by a corporation included in a combined return under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, from any other corporation included in such return, shall not be included in the computation of the receipts factor of the apportionment fraction.

Sec. 159. Section 12-223c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

Each corporation included in a combined return under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, shall pay the minimum tax of two hundred fifty dollars prescribed under section 12-219, as amended by this act. No tax credit allowed against the tax imposed by this chapter shall reduce an included corporation's tax calculated under section 12-219, as amended by this act, to an amount less than two hundred fifty dollars.

Sec. 160. Section 12-223e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

If revision shall be made of a combined return under section 12-223a, as amended by this act, for the purpose of the tax of two or more corporations, or of an assessment based upon such a return, the Commissioner of Revenue Services shall have power to readjust the taxes of each taxpayer included in such return, or, if revision is made of a return or an assessment against a taxpayer which might have been included in a combined return when the tax was originally reported or assessed, the Commissioner of Revenue Services shall have power to resettle the tax against such taxpayer and any other taxpayers which might have been included in such report upon a combined basis, and shall adjust the taxes of each such taxpayer accordingly.

Sec. 161. Section 12-223f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 12-223a to 12-223e, inclusive, as amended by this act, the tax due in relation to any corporations which have filed a combined return for any income year with other corporations for the tax imposed under this chapter in accordance with section 12-223a, as amended by this act, shall be determined as follows: (1) The tax which would be due from each such corporation if it were filing separately under this chapter shall be determined, and the total for all corporations included in the combined return shall be added together; (2) the tax which would be jointly due from all corporations included in the combined return in accordance with the provisions of said sections 12-223a to 12-223e, inclusive, shall be determined; and (3) the total determined pursuant to subdivision (2) of this section shall be subtracted from the amount determined pursuant to subdivision (1) of this section. The resulting amount, in an amount not to exceed five hundred thousand dollars, shall be added to the amount determined to be due pursuant to said sections 12-223a to 12-223e, inclusive, and shall be due and payable as a part of the tax imposed pursuant to this chapter.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not apply to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015.

Sec. 162. Section 12-242d of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (j) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (j) (1) The provisions of this section shall apply to taxable members of a combined group required to file a combined unitary tax return pursuant to section 12-222, as amended by this act, except as otherwise provided in subdivisions (3) and (4) of this subsection.

(2) The designated taxable member of a combined group shall be responsible for paying estimated tax installments, at the times and in the amounts specified in this section, on behalf of the taxable members of the combined group and in the form and manner prescribed by the Commissioner of Revenue Services.

(3) For combined groups whose 2015 group income year commences in January, February or March, the due date of the first required installment is extended to the due date of the second required installment. The due date for the first and second required installments of estimated tax for a combined group whose 2015 group income year commences in January or February shall be July 15, 2015, and the amount of the first and second required installments shall be seventy per cent of the required annual payment. The due date for the first and second required installments of estimated tax for a combined group whose 2015 group income year commences in March shall be August 15, 2015, and the amount of the first and second required installments shall be seventy per cent of the required annual payment.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (e) of this section, where the preceding income year, as the term is used in said subsection, is an income year commencing on or after January 1, 2014, but prior to January 1, 2015, the required annual payment of a combined group is the lesser of (A) ninety per cent of the tax shown on the combined unitary tax return for the group income year commencing on or after January 1, 2015, but prior to January 1, 2016, or, if no return is filed, ninety per cent of the tax for such year computed in accordance with section 139 of this act, or (B) (i) if such preceding income year was an income year of twelve months and if the taxable members filed separate returns for such preceding income year showing a liability for tax, the sum of one hundred per cent of the tax shown on each such return for such preceding income year of each such taxable member, without regard to any credit under chapter 208, or (ii) if the preceding income year was an income year of twelve months and if the taxable members filed a return pursuant to section 12-223a, as amended by this act, for such preceding income year showing a liability for tax, one hundred per cent of the tax shown on such return for such preceding income year, without regard to any credit under chapter 208.

Sec. 163. Subsection (f) of section 38a-88a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to income years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(f) (1) The Commissioner of Revenue Services may treat one or more corporations that are properly included in a combined [corporation business] unitary tax return under section 12-223 as one taxpayer in determining whether the appropriate requirements under this section are met. Where corporations are treated as one taxpayer for purposes of this subsection, then the credit shall be allowed only against the amount of the combined unitary tax for all corporations properly included in a combined unitary return that, under the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection, is attributable to the corporations treated as one taxpayer.

(2) The amount of the combined unitary tax for all corporations properly included in a combined [corporation business] unitary tax return that is attributable to the corporations that are treated as one taxpayer under the provisions of this subsection shall be in the same ratio to such combined unitary tax that the net income apportioned to this state of each corporation treated as one taxpayer bears to the net income apportioned to this state, in the aggregate, of all corporations included in such combined unitary return. Solely for the purpose of computing such ratio, any net loss apportioned to this state by a corporation treated as one taxpayer or by a corporation included in such combined unitary tax return shall be disregarded.

Sec. 164. Section 4-30a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

(a) (1) For the purposes of this section, "combined revenue" means revenue in any given fiscal year from estimated and final payments of the personal income tax imposed under chapter 229 plus the revenue from the corporation business tax imposed under chapter 208.

(2) There is established a Budget Reserve Fund and a Restricted Grants Fund for the purposes of this section.

[(a)] (3) After the accounts for the General Fund have been closed for each fiscal year and the Comptroller has determined the amount of unappropriated surplus in [said fund] the General Fund, after any amounts required by provision of law to be transferred for other purposes have been deducted, the amount of such surplus and the amount transferred to the Restricted Grants Fund pursuant to subdivision (4) of this subsection shall be transferred by the State Treasurer to [a special fund to be known as] the Budget Reserve Fund. [When]

(4) (A) Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021,

(i) If, under the consensus revenue estimate maintained or revised not later than January fifteenth annually pursuant to subsection (b) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, the year-end projection of combined revenue for the current fiscal year is greater than the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund reported pursuant to subsection (f) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, for the current fiscal year, the amount that is projected to be over the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred by the State Treasurer from the General Fund to the Restricted Grants Fund not later than January thirty-first.

(ii) If, under the consensus revenue estimate maintained or revised not later than April thirtieth annually pursuant to subsection (b) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, the year-end projection of combined revenue is revised upward, the difference in the combined revenue projection from January fifteenth to April thirtieth shall be transferred by the State Treasurer from the General Fund to the Restricted Grants Fund not later than May fifteenth. If such year-end projection is revised downward, the difference in the combined revenue projection from January fifteenth to April thirtieth shall be transferred back to the General Fund from the Restricted Grants Fund not later than May fifteenth, unless the revised combined revenue projection is less than the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund reported pursuant to subsection (f) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, in which case only the difference between the combined revenue projection from January fifteenth and the calculated threshold for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred back to the General Fund from the Restricted Grants Fund.

(B) (i) If, under the consensus revenue estimate maintained or revised not later than January fifteenth annually pursuant to subsection (b) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, the year-end projection of combined revenue for the current fiscal year is equal to or less than the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund reported pursuant to subsection (f) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, for the current fiscal year, no transfer to the Restricted Grants Fund shall be made.

(ii) If, under the consensus revenue estimate maintained or revised not later than April thirtieth annually pursuant to subsection (b) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, the year-end projection of combined revenue is revised upward to an amount greater than the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund reported pursuant to subsection (f) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, the difference between the combined revenue projection in April and the calculated threshold for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred by the State Treasurer from the General Fund to the Restricted Grants Fund not later than May fifteenth. If such year-end projection is revised upward but not to an amount greater than the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund calculated pursuant to subsection (f) of section 2-36c, as amended by this act, or is revised downward or remains unchanged, no transfer shall be made.

(C) If the consensus revenue estimate on either January fifteenth or April thirtieth projects a year-end General Fund deficit for the current fiscal year, no transfer to the Restricted Grants Fund shall be made.

(5) Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, the Comptroller shall certify the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund pursuant to section 3-115, as amended by this act, by determining: (A) Combined revenue for each of the prior twenty fiscal years; (B) the ten-year average for the current fiscal year; (C) the ten-year average for each of the ten fiscal years preceding the current fiscal year; (D) the differential for each of the ten fiscal years preceding the current fiscal year; (E) the average of the differentials calculated pursuant to subparagraph (D) of this subdivision; and (F) the number calculated in subparagraph (E) of this subdivision and adding the number one. The threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be the number calculated by multiplying the number calculated under subparagraph (B) of this subdivision by the number calculated under subparagraph (F) of this subdivision. For the purposes of this subdivision, "ten-year average" means the average of combined revenue from the ten fiscal years preceding any given fiscal year; and "differential" means the difference between the actual combined revenue from any given fiscal year and the ten-year average for that same fiscal year, divided by the ten-year average for that fiscal year.

(6) Whenever the amount in [said fund] the Budget Reserve Fund equals [ten] fifteen per cent or more of the net General Fund appropriations for the [fiscal year in progress] current fiscal year, no further transfers shall be made by the Treasurer to [said fund] the Budget Reserve Fund and the amount of such surplus in excess of that transferred to said fund shall be deemed to be appropriated to the State Employees Retirement Fund, in addition to the contributions required pursuant to section 5-156a, but not exceeding five per cent of the unfunded past service liability of the system as set forth in the most recent actuarial valuation certified by the Retirement Commission. [Such] Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021: Whenever the amount in the Budget Reserve Fund equals ten per cent or more but less than fifteen per cent of the net General Fund appropriation for the current fiscal year, fifteen per cent of any amount transferred to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred to the State Employees Retirement Fund; whenever the amount in the Budget Reserve Fund equals five per cent or more but less than ten per cent of the net General Fund appropriation for the current fiscal year, ten per cent of any amount transferred to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred to the State Employees Retirement Fund; and whenever the amount in the Budget Reserve Fund is less than five per cent of the net General Fund appropriation for the current fiscal year, five per cent of any amount transferred to the Budget Reserve Fund shall be transferred to the State Employees Retirement Fund.

(7) Any surplus in excess of the amounts transferred to the Budget Reserve Fund and the state employees retirement system shall be deemed to be appropriated for: [(1)] (A) Redeeming prior to maturity any outstanding indebtedness of the state selected by the Treasurer in the best interests of the state; [(2)] (B) purchasing outstanding indebtedness of the state in the open market at such prices and on such terms and conditions as the Treasurer shall determine to be in the best interests of the state for the purpose of extinguishing or defeasing such debt; [(3)] (C) providing for the defeasance of any outstanding indebtedness of the state selected by the Treasurer in the best interests of the state by irrevocably placing with an escrow agent in trust an amount to be used solely for, and sufficient to satisfy, scheduled payments of both interest and principal on such indebtedness; or [(4)] (D) any combination of [these] the methods set forth in subparagraph (A), (B) or (C) of this subdivision. Pending the use or application of such amount for the payment of interest and principal, such amount may be invested in [(A)] (i) direct obligations of the United States government, including state and local government treasury securities that the United States Treasury issues specifically to provide state and local governments with required cash flows at yields that do not exceed Internal Revenue Service arbitrage limits, [(B)] (ii) obligations guaranteed by the United States government, and [(C)] (iii) securities backed by United States government obligations as collateral and for which interest and principal payments on the collateral generally flow immediately through to the security holder.

(b) Moneys in [said] the Budget Reserve Fund shall be maintained and invested for the purpose of reducing revenue volatility in the General Fund and reducing the need for increases in tax revenue and reductions in state aid due to economic changes, and shall be expended only as provided in this subsection. [When] Whenever in any fiscal year the Comptroller has determined the amount of a deficit applicable with respect to the immediately preceding fiscal year, to the extent necessary, the amount of funds credited to [said] the Budget Reserve Fund shall be deemed to be appropriated for purposes of funding such deficit. Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, if the consensus revenue estimate on April thirtieth pursuant to section 2-36c, as amended by this act, projects a two per cent decline in General Fund tax revenues from the current fiscal year to the subsequent fiscal year, the General Assembly may transfer funds from the Budget Reserve Fund to the General Fund in each of the subsequent three fiscal years.

(c) The Treasurer is authorized to invest all or any part of [said fund] the Budget Reserve Fund or the Restricted Grants Fund in accordance with the provisions of section 3-31a. The interest derived from the investment of said [fund] funds shall be credited to the General Fund.

(d) No bill which, if passed, would reduce or eliminate the amount of any deposit to the Budget Reserve Fund or the Restricted Grants Fund as set forth in this section, shall be enacted by the General Assembly without an affirmative vote of at least three-fifths of the members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and at least three-fifths of the members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to state finance, revenue and bonding.

(e) Not later than December 15, 2024, and every five years thereafter, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis and the State Comptroller shall each submit a report, in accordance with section 11-4a, to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to revenue and the Governor on the Budget Reserve Fund deposit formula set forth in this section. The reports shall include an analysis of the formula's impact on General Fund tax revenue volatility, the adequacy of deposits required by the formula to replace potential future revenue declines resulting from economic downturns, the amount of additional payments toward unfunded liability made as a result of the formula, and an analysis of the adequacy of the maximum cap on Budget Reserve Fund balances. The reports shall include recommended changes, if any, to the deposit formula or maximum balance cap that are consistent with the purposes of the Budget Reserve Fund as set forth in subsection (b) of this section.

Sec. 165. Section 4-85 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

(a) Before an appropriation becomes available for expenditure, each budgeted agency shall submit to the Governor through the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, not less than twenty days before the beginning of the fiscal year for which such appropriation was made, a requisition for the allotment of the amount estimated to be necessary to carry out the purposes of such appropriation during each quarter of such fiscal year. Commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, the initial allotment requisition for each line item appropriated to the legislative branch and to the judicial branch for any fiscal year shall be based upon the amount appropriated to such line item for such fiscal year minus any amount of budgeted reductions to be achieved by such branch for such fiscal year pursuant to subsection (c) of section 2-35, as amended by this act. Appropriations for capital outlays may be allotted in any manner the Governor deems advisable. Such requisition shall contain any further information required by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management. The Governor shall approve such requisitions, subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section.

(b) Any allotment requisition and any allotment in force shall be subject to the following: (1) If the Governor determines that due to a change in circumstances since the budget was adopted certain reductions should be made in allotment requisitions or allotments in force or that estimated budget resources during the fiscal year will be insufficient to finance all appropriations in full, the Governor may modify such allotment requisitions or allotments in force to the extent the Governor deems necessary. Before such modifications are effected the Governor shall file a report with the joint standing committee having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and the joint standing committee having cognizance of matters relating to state finance, revenue and bonding describing the change in circumstances which makes it necessary that certain reductions should be made or the basis for [his] the Governor's determination that estimated budget resources will be insufficient to finance all appropriations in full. (2) If the cumulative monthly financial statement issued by the Comptroller pursuant to section 3-115, as amended by this act, includes a projected General Fund deficit greater than one per cent of the total of General Fund appropriations, the Governor, within thirty days following the issuance of such statement, shall file a report with such joint standing committees, including a plan which [he] the Governor shall implement to modify such allotments to the extent necessary to prevent a deficit. No modification of an allotment requisition or an allotment in force made by the Governor pursuant to this subsection shall result in a reduction of more than three per cent of the total appropriation from any fund or more than five per cent of any appropriation, except such limitations shall not apply in time of war, invasion or emergency caused by natural disaster. If the Comptroller has projected a General Fund deficit greater than one per cent of the total of General Fund appropriations and any funds have been transferred to the Restricted Grants Fund pursuant to section 4-30a, as amended by this act, the Governor may direct the Treasurer to transfer those funds to the General Fund as part of the Governor's plan to prevent a deficit pursuant to this section.

(c) If a plan submitted in accordance with subsection (b) of this section indicates that a reduction of more than three per cent of the total appropriation from any fund or more than five per cent of any appropriation is required to prevent a deficit, the Governor may request that the Finance Advisory Committee approve any such reduction, provided any modification which would result in a reduction of more than five per cent of total appropriations shall require the approval of the General Assembly.

(d) The secretary shall submit copies of allotment requisitions thus approved or modified or allotments in force thus modified, with the reasons for any modifications, to the administrative heads of the budgeted agencies concerned, to the Comptroller and to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of appropriations and matters relating to the budgets of state agencies, through the Office of Fiscal Analysis. The Comptroller shall set up such allotments on the Comptroller's books and be governed thereby in the control of expenditures of budgeted agencies.

(e) The provisions of this section shall not be construed to authorize the Governor to reduce allotment requisitions or allotments in force concerning (1) aid to municipalities; or (2) any budgeted agency of the legislative or judicial branch, except that the Governor may propose an aggregate allotment reduction of a specified amount in accordance with this section for the legislative or judicial branch. If the Governor proposes to reduce allotment requisitions or allotments in force for any budgeted agency of the legislative or judicial branch, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall, at least five days before the effective date of such proposed reductions, notify the president pro tempore of the Senate and the speaker of the House of Representatives of any such proposal affecting the legislative branch and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of any such proposal affecting the judicial branch. Such notification shall include the amounts, effective dates and reasons necessitating the proposed reductions. Not later than three days after receipt of such notification, the president pro tempore or the speaker, or both, or the Chief Justice, as appropriate, may notify the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, in writing, of any objection to the proposed reductions. The committee may hold a public hearing on such proposed reductions. Such proposed reductions shall become effective unless they are rejected by a two-thirds vote of the members of the committee not later than fifteen days after receipt of the notification of objection to the proposed reductions. If the committee rejects such proposed reductions, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall present an alternative plan to achieve such reductions to the president pro tempore and the speaker for any such proposal affecting the legislative branch or to the Chief Justice for any such proposal affecting the judicial branch. If proposed reductions in allotment requisitions or allotments in force for any budgeted agency of the legislative or judicial branch are not rejected, such reductions shall be achieved as determined by the Joint Committee on Legislative Management or the Chief Justice, as appropriate. The Joint Committee on Legislative Management or the Chief Justice, as appropriate, shall submit such reductions to the Governor through the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management not later than ten days after the proposed reductions become effective.

Sec. 166. Section 3-115 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

The Comptroller shall prepare all accounting statements relating to the financial condition of the state as a whole, the condition and operation of state funds, appropriations, reserves and costs of operations; shall furnish such statements when they are required for administrative purposes; and shall issue cumulative monthly financial statements concerning the state's General Fund which shall include a statement of revenues and expenditures to the end of the last-completed month together with the statement of estimated revenue by source to the end of the fiscal year and the statement of appropriation requirements of the state's General Fund to the end of the fiscal year furnished pursuant to section 4-66 and itemized as far as practicable for each budgeted agency, including estimates of lapsing appropriations, unallocated lapsing balances and unallocated appropriation requirements. The Comptroller shall provide such statements, in the same form and in the same categories as appears in the budget act enacted by the General Assembly, on or before the first day of the following month. The Comptroller shall submit a copy of the monthly trial balance and monthly analysis of expenditure run to the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis. On or before September thirtieth, annually, the Comptroller shall submit a report, prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, to the Governor which shall include (1) a statement of all appropriations and expenditures of the public funds during the fiscal year next preceding itemized by each appropriation account of each budgeted agency; (2) a statement of the revenues of the state classified as far as practicable as to budgeted agencies, sources and funds during such year; (3) a statement setting forth the total tax receipts of the state during such year; (4) a balance sheet setting forth, as of the close of such year, the financial condition of the state as to its funds; (5) a statement certifying the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund under subdivision (5) of subsection (a) of section 4-30a, as amended by this act, for the current fiscal year; and (6) such other information as will, in the Comptroller's opinion, be of interest to the public or as will convey to the General Assembly and the Governor the essential facts as to the financial condition and operations of the state government. The annual report of the Comptroller shall be published and made available to the public on or before the thirty-first day of December.

Sec. 167. Section 2-35 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

(a) All bills carrying or requiring appropriations and favorably reported by any other committee, except for payment of claims against the state, shall, before passage, be referred to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies, unless such reference is dispensed with by a vote of at least two-thirds of each house of the General Assembly. Resolutions paying the contingent expenses of the Senate and House of Representatives shall be referred to said committee. Said committee may originate and report any bill which it deems necessary and shall, in each odd-numbered year, report such appropriation bills as it deems necessary for carrying on the departments of the state government and for providing for such institutions or persons as are proper subjects for state aid under the provisions of the statutes, for the ensuing biennium. In each even-numbered year, the committee shall originate and report at least one bill which adjusts expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year in such manner as it deems appropriate. Each appropriation bill shall specify the particular purpose for which appropriation is made and shall be itemized as far as practicable. The state budget act may contain any legislation necessary to implement its appropriations provisions, provided no other general legislation shall be made a part of such act.

(b) The state budget act passed by the legislature for funding the expenses of operations of the state government in the ensuing biennium shall contain a statement of estimated revenue, based upon the most recent consensus revenue estimate or the revised consensus revenue estimate issued pursuant to section 2-36c, as amended by this act, itemized by major source, for each appropriated fund. Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, such itemization shall include the estimate for each major component of the personal income tax imposed pursuant to chapter 229 as follows: Withholding payments, estimated payments and final payments. The statement of estimated revenue applicable to each such fund shall include, for any fiscal year, an estimate of total revenue with respect to such fund, which amount shall be reduced by (1) an estimate of total refunds of taxes to be paid from such revenue in accordance with the authorization in section 12-39f, and (2) an estimate of total refunds of payments to be paid from such revenue in accordance with the provisions of sections 3-70a and 4-37. Such statement of estimated revenue, including the estimated refunds of taxes to be offset against such revenue, shall be supplied by the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to state finance, revenue and bonding. The total estimated revenue for each fund, as adjusted in accordance with this section, shall not be less than the total net appropriations made from each fund plus, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, and each fiscal year thereafter, the amount necessary to extinguish any unassigned negative balance in each fund as reported in the most recently audited comprehensive annual financial report issued by the Comptroller prior to the start of the fiscal year, reduced, in the case of the General Fund, by (A) the negative unassigned fund balance, as reported by the Comptroller for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, then unamortized pursuant to section 3-115b, and (B) any funds from other resources deposited in the General Fund for the purpose of reducing the negative unassigned balance of the fund. On or before July first of each fiscal year said committee shall, if any revisions in such estimates are required by virtue of legislative amendments to the revenue measures proposed by said committee, changes in conditions or receipt of new information since the original estimate was supplied, meet and revise such estimates and, through its cochairpersons, report to the Comptroller any such revisions.

(c) If the state budget act passed by the legislature for funding the expenses of operations of the state government in the ensuing biennium or making adjustments to a previously adopted biennial budget contains state-wide budgeted reductions not allocated by a budgeted agency, such act shall specify the amount of such budgeted reductions to be achieved in each branch of state government.

Sec. 168. Section 2-36c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

(a) Not later than November tenth annually, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall issue the consensus revenue estimate for the current biennium and the next ensuing three fiscal years. Such revenue shall be itemized in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of section 2-35, as amended by this act. If no agreement on a revenue estimate is reached by November tenth, (1) the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall each issue an estimate of state revenues for the current biennium and the next ensuing three fiscal years, and (2) the Comptroller shall, not later than November twentieth, issue the consensus revenue estimate for the current biennium and the next ensuing three fiscal years. In issuing the consensus revenue estimate required by this subsection, the Comptroller shall consider such revenue estimates provided by the Office of Policy and Management and the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis, and shall issue the consensus revenue estimate based on such revenue estimates, in an amount that is equal to or between such revenue estimates.

(b) Not later than January fifteenth annually and April thirtieth annually, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall issue revisions to the consensus revenue estimate developed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, or a statement that no revisions are necessary. If no agreement on revisions to the consensus revenue estimate revenue estimate is reached by the required date, (1) the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the Office of Fiscal Analysis shall each issue a revised estimate of state revenues for the current biennium and the next ensuing three fiscal years, and (2) the Comptroller shall, not later than five days after the failure to issue revisions to the consensus revenue estimate, issue the revised consensus revenue estimate. In issuing the revised consensus revenue estimate required by this subsection, the Comptroller shall consider such revised revenue estimates provided by the Office of Policy and Management and the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis, and shall issue the revised consensus revenue estimate based on such revised revenue estimates, in an amount that is equal to or between such revised revenue estimates.

(c) If (1) a revised consensus revenue estimate pursuant to subsection (b) of this section is issued in January or April of any fiscal year, (2) such revised consensus revenue estimate has changed from the previous consensus revenue estimate or revised consensus revenue estimate to forecast a deficit or an increase in a deficit either of which is greater than one per cent of the total of General Fund appropriations for the current year, (3) a budget for the prospective fiscal year has not become law, and (4) the General Assembly is in session, then the General Assembly and the Governor shall take such action as provided in subsection (d) of this section.

(d) (1) The joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and finance, revenue and bonding shall, on or before the tenth business day after a revised consensus revenue estimate is issued in April pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, prepare and vote on adjusted appropriation and revenue plans, if necessary to address such revised consensus revenue estimate.

(2) The Governor shall provide the General Assembly with a budget document, prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 4-74, if necessary to address the most recent consensus revenue estimate or revised consensus revenue estimate issued pursuant to subsection (b) or (c) of this section. The budget document required by this subdivision shall be issued not later than twenty-five calendar days after a revised consensus revenue estimate is issued in January, and not later than ten calendar days after a revised consensus revenue estimate is issued in April.

(e) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (a) to (d), inclusive, of this section, if any deadline imposed pursuant to said subsections (a) to (d), inclusive, falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, such deadline shall be extended to the next business day.

(f) (1) Commencing in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, not later than November tenth annually, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall each report the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund in the current fiscal year as certified by the Comptroller on September thirtieth pursuant to section 3-115, as amended by this act, unless any public act that has been enacted has an estimated revenue impact pursuant to section 2-24a, as amended by this act, of greater than one per cent of tax revenue from the estimated and final portion of the personal income tax imposed under chapter 229 or one per cent of tax revenue from the corporation business tax imposed under chapter 208, in which case the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall report a threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund that is adjusted to account for such revenue impact.

(2) If any revision in the January or April consensus revenue estimate for the current fiscal year impacts the estimated and final payments portion of the personal income tax imposed under chapter 229 or the corporation business tax imposed under chapter 208, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis may recalculate any adjustment made to the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection and shall report such revised threshold in the January and April consensus revenue estimates, if applicable.

(3) Any such adjustment may be continued to be made to the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund certified pursuant to section 3-115, as amended by this act, until ten fiscal years have passed from the date of implementation of a public act that created the revenue impact or until there is no longer a revenue impact pursuant to section 2-24a, as amended by this act, of greater than one per cent of tax revenue from the estimated and final portion of the personal income tax imposed under chapter 229 or one per cent of tax revenue from the corporation business tax imposed under chapter 208, whichever occurs first. The Secretary and director shall detail any such adjustment in the report with information on how the Secretary and director determined the revenue impact and how the Secretary and director used that information to adjust the threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund. The Secretary and director of the legislative Office of Fiscal Analysis shall each also report the estimated threshold level for deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund for the next ensuing three fiscal years in accordance with the formula set forth in subdivision (1) of this subsection.

Sec. 169. Section 2-24a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2019):

No bill without a fiscal note appended thereto which, if passed, would require the expenditure of state or municipal funds or affect state or municipal revenue in the current fiscal year or any of the next ensuing five fiscal years shall be acted upon by either house of the General Assembly unless said requirement of a fiscal note is dispensed with by a vote of at least two-thirds of such house. Such fiscal note shall clearly identify the cost and revenue impact to the state and municipalities in the current fiscal year and in each of the next ensuing five fiscal years. If the bill has any impact on the personal income tax imposed under chapter 229 or the corporation business tax imposed under chapter 208, or both, such fiscal note shall clearly identify any resulting impact on the deposits to the Budget Reserve Fund pursuant to section 4-30a, as amended by this act.

Sec. 170. Subsection (a) of section 29-5 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection may, within available appropriations, appoint suitable persons from the regular state police force as resident state policemen in addition to the regular state police force to be employed and empowered as state policemen in any town or two or more adjoining towns lacking an organized police force, and such officers may be detailed by said commissioner as resident state policemen for regular assignment to such towns, provided each town shall pay [sixty] eighty-five per cent of the cost of compensation, maintenance and other expenses of the first two state policemen detailed to such town, and one hundred per cent of such costs of compensation, maintenance and other expenses for any additional state policemen detailed to such town, [and on and after July 1, 2011, each town shall pay seventy per cent of such regular cost and other expenses and] provided further such town shall pay one hundred per cent of any overtime costs and such portion of fringe benefits directly associated with such overtime costs. Such town or towns and the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection are authorized to enter into agreements and contracts for such police services, with the approval of the Attorney General, for periods not exceeding two years.

Sec. 171. Section 38a-88a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2015):

(a) As used in this section:

(1) "Facility" means an insurance business facility;

(2) "Insurance business" means a business with a North American Industry Classification System code of 524113 to 524298, inclusive, that is engaged in the business of insuring risks or of providing services necessary to the business of insuring risks;

(3) "New job" means a job that did not exist in the business of a subject insurance business in this state prior to the subject insurance business's application to the commissioner for an eligibility certificate under this section for a new facility and that is filled by a new employee, but does not include a job created when an employee is shifted from an existing location of the subject insurance business in this state to a new facility;

(4) "New employee" means a person who resides in Connecticut and is hired by a subject insurance business to fill a position for a new job or a person shifted from an existing location of the subject insurance business outside this state to a new facility in this state, provided (A) in no case shall the total number of new employees allowed for purposes of this credit exceed the total increase in the taxpayer's employment in this state, which increase shall be the difference between (i) the number of employees employed by the subject insurance business in this state at the time of application for an eligibility certificate to the commissioner plus the number of new employees who would be eligible for inclusion under the credit allowed under this section without regard to this calculation, and (ii) the highest number of employees employed by the subject insurance business in this state in the year preceding the subject insurance business's application for an eligibility certificate to the commissioner, and (B) a person shall be deemed to be a "new employee" only if such person's duties in connection with the operation of the facility are on a regular, full-time, or equivalent thereof, and permanent basis;

(5) "New facility" means a facility which (A) is acquired by, leased to, or constructed by, a subject insurance business on or after the date of the subject insurance business's application to the commissioner for an eligibility certificate under this section, unless, upon application of the subject insurance business and upon good and sufficient cause shown, the commissioner waives the requirement that such activity take place after the application, and (B) was not in service or use during the one-year period immediately prior to the date of the subject insurance business's application to said commissioner for an eligibility certificate under this section, unless upon application of the subject insurance business and upon good and sufficient cause shown, the commissioner consents to waiving the one-year period;

(6) "Related person" means (A) a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or trust controlled by the taxpayer or subject insurance business, as the case may be, (B) an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or trust that is in control of the taxpayer or subject insurance business, as the case may be, (C) a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or trust controlled by an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or trust that is in control of the taxpayer or subject insurance business, as the case may be, or (D) a member of the same controlled group as the taxpayer or subject insurance business, as the case may be. For purposes of this section, "control", with respect to a corporation, means ownership, directly or indirectly, of stock possessing fifty per cent or more of the total combined voting power of all classes of the stock of such corporation entitled to vote. "Control", with respect to a trust, means ownership, directly or indirectly, of fifty per cent or more of the beneficial interest in the principal or income of such trust. The ownership of stock in a corporation, of a capital or profits interest in a partnership or association or of a beneficial interest in a trust shall be determined in accordance with the rules for constructive ownership of stock provided in Section 267(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as from time to time amended, other than paragraph (3) of Section 267(c) of said internal revenue code;

(7) "Moneys of the taxpayer" means all amounts invested in a fund, directly or indirectly, on behalf of a taxpayer, including but not limited to (A) direct investments made by the taxpayer, and (B) loans made to the fund for the benefit of the taxpayer which loans are guaranteed by the taxpayer, provided no amounts represented by any such loan shall be used for the purpose of obtaining any tax credit by any person making such loan against any tax levied by this state;

(8) "Income year" means (A) with respect to corporations subject to taxation under chapter 208, the income year as determined under said chapter, (B) with respect to insurance companies, hospital and medical services corporations subject to taxation under chapter 207, the income year as determined under said chapter, and (C) with respect to taxpayers subject to taxation under chapter 229, the taxable year determined under chapter 229;

(9) "Taxpayer" means any person as defined in section 12-1, whether or not subject to any taxes levied by this state; and

(10) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development.

(b) (1) On or before July 1, 2000, the commissioner shall register managers of funds created for the purpose of investing in insurance businesses. Any manager registered under this subsection shall have its primary place of business in this state. Each applicant shall submit an application under oath to the commissioner to be registered and shall furnish evidence satisfactory to the commissioner of its financial responsibility, integrity, and professional competence to manage investments. Failure to maintain adequate fiduciary standards shall constitute cause for the commissioner to revoke, after hearing, any registration granted under this section. The fund manager shall make a report on or before the first day of March in each year, under oath, to the Commissioner of Revenue Services specifying the name, address and Social Security number or employer identification number of each investor, the year during which each investment was made by each investor, the amount of each investment and a description of the fund's investment objectives and relative performance.

(2) There shall be allowed as a credit against the tax imposed under chapter 207, 208 or 229 or section 38a-743 an amount equal to the following percentage of the moneys of the taxpayer invested through a fund manager in an insurance business with respect to the following income years of the taxpayer: (A) With respect to the income year in which the investment in the subject insurance business was made and the two next succeeding income years, zero per cent; (B) with respect to the third full income year succeeding the year in which the investment in the subject insurance business was made and the three next succeeding income years, ten per cent; (C) with respect to the seventh full income year succeeding the year in which the investment in the subject insurance business was made and the two next succeeding income years, twenty per cent. The sum of all tax credit granted pursuant to the provisions of this subsection shall not exceed fifteen million dollars with respect to investments made by a fund or funds in any single insurance business, and with respect to all investments made by a fund shall not exceed the total amount originally invested in such fund. Any fund manager may apply to the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development for a credit that exceeds the limitations established by this subdivision. The commissioner shall evaluate the benefits of such application and make recommendations to the General Assembly if he determines that the proposal would be of economic benefit to the state.

(3) The credit allowed by this subsection may be claimed only by a taxpayer who has invested in an insurance business through a fund (A) which has a total asset value of not less than thirty million dollars for the income year for which the initial credit is taken; (B) has not less than three investors who are not related persons with respect to each other or to any insurance business in which any investment is made other than through the fund at the date the investment is made; and (C) which invests only in insurance businesses that are not related persons with respect to each other.

(4) The credit allowed by this subsection may be claimed only with respect to a subject insurance business which (A) occupies the new facility for which an eligibility certificate has been issued by the commissioner and with respect to which the certification required under subdivision (6) of this subsection has been issued as its home office, and (B) employs not less than twenty-five per cent of its total work force in new jobs.

(5) The credit allowed by this subsection may be claimed only with respect to an income year for which a certification of continued eligibility required under subdivision (6) of this subsection has been issued. If, with respect to any year for which a tax credit is claimed, any subject insurance business ceases at any time to employ at least twenty-five per cent of its total work force in new jobs, then, except as provided in subdivision (6) of this subsection, the entitlement to the credit allowed by this subsection shall not be allowed for the taxable year in which such employment ceases, and there shall not be a pro rata application of the credit to such taxable year; provided, if the reason for such cessation is the dissolution, liquidation or reorganization of such insurance business in a bankruptcy or delinquency proceeding, as defined in section 38a-905, the credit shall be allowed.

(6) The commissioner, upon application, shall issue an eligibility certificate for an insurance business occupying a new facility in this state and employing new employees, after it has been established, to his satisfaction, that subject insurance business has complied with the provisions of this subsection. If the commissioner determines that such requirements have been met as a result of transactions with a related person for other than bona fide business purposes, he shall deny such application. The commissioner shall require the subject insurance business to submit annually such information as may be necessary to determine whether the appropriate occupancy and employment requirements have been met at all times during an income year. If the commissioner determines that such requirements have been so met, he shall issue a certification of continued eligibility to that effect to the subject insurance business on or before the first day of the third month following the close of the subject insurance business's income year.

(7) The commissioner shall, upon request, provide a copy of the eligibility certificate and the certification required under subdivision (6) of this subsection to the Commissioner of Revenue Services.

(8) (A) If (i) the number of new employees on account of which a taxpayer claimed the credit allowed by this subsection decreases to less than twenty-five per cent of its total work force for more than sixty days during any of the taxable years for which a credit is claimed, (ii) those employees are not replaced by other employees who have not been shifted from an existing location of the subject insurance business in this state, and (iii) the subject insurance business has relocated operations conducted in the new facility to a location outside this state, the taxpayer shall be required to recapture a percentage, as determined under the provisions of subparagraph (B) of this subdivision, of the credit allowed under this subsection on its tax return and no subsequent credit shall be allowed. If the credit claimed by the taxpayer under this subsection is attributable to investments made in more than one insurance business, the credit recaptured and disallowed under this subdivision shall be that portion of the credit attributable to the investment in the insurance business as described in subparagraphs (A)(i) to (A)(iii), inclusive, of this subdivision.

(B) If the taxpayer is required under the provisions of subparagraph (A) of this subdivision to recapture a portion of the credit during (i) the first year such credit was claimed, then ninety per cent of the credit allowed shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year, (ii) the second of such years, then sixty-five per cent of the credit allowed for the entire period of eligibility shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year, (iii) the third of such years, then fifty per cent of the credit allowed for the entire period of eligibility shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year, (iv) the fourth of such years, then thirty per cent of the credit allowed for the entire period of eligibility shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year, (v) the fifth of such years, then twenty per cent of the credit allowed for the entire period of eligibility shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year, and (vi) the sixth or subsequent of such years, then ten per cent of the credit allowed for the entire period of eligibility shall be recaptured on the tax return required to be filed for such year. Any credit recaptured pursuant to this subdivision shall not be in excess of the credit that would be allowed for the applicable investment. The Commissioner of Revenue Services may recapture such credits from the taxpayer who has claimed such credits. If the commissioner is unable to recapture all or part of such credits from such taxpayer, the commissioner may seek to recapture such credits from any taxpayer who has assigned such credits to another taxpayer. If the commissioner is unable to recapture all or part of such credits from any such taxpayer, the commissioner may recapture such credits from the fund.

(C) The recapture provisions of this subdivision shall not apply and tax credits may continue to be claimed under this subsection if, for the entire period that the credit is applicable, such decrease in the percentage of total work force employed in this state does not result in an actual decrease in the number of persons employed by the subject insurance business in this state on a regular, full-time, or equivalent thereof, and permanent basis as compared to the number of new employees on account of which the taxpayer claimed the credit allowed by this subsection.

(c) (1) As used in this subsection:

(A) "Allocation date" means the date an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund receives an investment of eligible capital equaling the amount of credits against the tax imposed under chapter 207 and section 38a-743 allocated to taxpayers who invest in such [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund;

(B) "Cybersecurity business" means an eligible business primarily engaged in providing information technology products, goods or services intended to detect, prevent or respond to activity intended to result in unauthorized access to, exfiltration of, manipulation of, or impairment to the integrity, confidentiality or availability of an information technology system or information stored on, or transiting, an information technology system;

[(B)] (C) "Eligible business" means a business that has its principal business operations in Connecticut, has fewer than two hundred fifty employees at the time of investment and not more than ten million dollars in net income in the previous year;

[(C)] (D) "Eligible capital" means an investment of cash by a taxpayer in an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund that fully funds the purchase price of an equity interest in the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund or an eligible debt instrument issued by an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund, at par value or a premium, that (i) has an original maturity date of at least five years after the date of issuance, (ii) has a repayment schedule that is not faster than a level principal amortization over five years, and (iii) has no interest, distribution or payment features tied to the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund's profitability or the success of the investments;

[(D)] (E) "Green technology business" means an eligible business with not less than twenty-five per cent of its employment positions being positions in which green technology is employed or developed and may include the occupation codes identified as green jobs by the Department of Economic and Community Development and the Labor Department for such purposes;

[(E)] (F) "Income year" means the income year as determined in chapter 207 for the taxpayer;

[(F) "Insurance reinvestment fund"] (G) "Invest CT fund" means a Connecticut partnership, corporation, trust or limited liability company, whether organized on a profit or not-for-profit basis, that (i) is managed by at least two principals or persons that have at least four years of experience each in managing venture capital or private equity funds, with at least fifty million dollars of such funds from people unaffiliated with the manager, (ii) has received an equity investment of capital other than eligible capital equal to no less than five per cent of the total amount of the eligible capital to be invested in such [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund on or before June 30, 2015, and equal to not less than ten per cent of the total amount of eligible capital to be invested in such invest CT fund on or after September 1, 2015, and (iii) is not, or will not be after the receipt of eligible capital, controlled by or under common control with, one or more insurance companies. An investment of eligible capital shall not result in insurance company control unless such investment exceeds forty million dollars per taxpayer and results in insurance companies having the right to vote more than fifty per cent of the equity interests of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund cash invested in such [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund, provided this provision shall not prohibit the interim control of an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund by one or more insurance companies upon a breach of any payment obligation of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund or contractual or other agreement by the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund that is designed to ensure compliance with this section; and

[(G)] (H) "Principal business operations" means at least eighty per cent of the business organization's employees reside in the state or eighty per cent of the business payroll is paid to individuals living in this state.

(2) A taxpayer that makes an investment of eligible capital shall, in the year of investment, earn a vested credit against the premium tax imposed pursuant to chapter 207 and section 38a-743. Such credit shall be available as follows: (A) [Commencing] With respect to investments of eligible capital made on or before June 30, 2015, (i) commencing with the tax return due for the first to third, inclusive, tax years, zero per cent; [(B)] (ii) commencing with the tax return due for the fourth to seventh, inclusive, tax years, not more than ten per cent; and [(C)] (iii) commencing with the tax return due for the eighth to tenth, inclusive, tax years, not more than twenty per cent; and (B) with respect to investments of eligible capital made on or after September 1, 2015, (i) commencing with the tax return due for the first to fifth, inclusive, tax years, zero per cent; and (ii) commencing with the tax return due for the sixth to tenth, inclusive, tax years, not more than twenty per cent. The maximum amount of eligible capital for which credits may be allowed under this subsection shall not result in more than forty million dollars of tax credits being used in any one year exclusive of any carried forward credits and no fund shall apply for more than the total amount of credits available under this section.

(3) On or before July 1, 2010, the Commissioner of Economic and Community Development shall begin to accept applications for certification as an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund and for allocations of tax credits under this subsection with allocation dates of June 30, 2015, or earlier. On and after September 1, 2015, the Commissioner shall accept applications for certification as an invest CT Fund and for allocations of tax credits under this subsection with allocation dates of September 1, 2015, or later. Applications shall include: (A) The amount of eligible capital the applicant will raise; (B) a nonrefundable application fee of seven thousand five hundred dollars; (C) evidence of satisfaction of the requirements of the definition of ["insurance reinvestment fund"] "invest CT fund" pursuant to subparagraph [(F)] (G) of subdivision (1) of this subsection; (D) an affidavit by each taxpayer committing an investment of eligible capital; (E) a business plan detailing (i) the approximate percentage of eligible capital the applicant will invest in eligible businesses by the third, fifth, seventh and ninth anniversaries of its allocation date, (ii) the industry segments listed by the North American Industrial Classification System code and percentage of eligible capital in which the applicant will invest, (iii) the number of jobs that will be created or retained as a result of the applicant's investments once all eligible capital has been invested, (iv) the percentage of eligible capital to be invested in eligible businesses primarily engaged in conducting research and development or manufacturing, processing or assembling technology–based products; and (v) a revenue impact assessment demonstrating that the applicant's business plan has a revenue neutral or positive impact on the state; (F) a commitment to invest at least twenty-five per cent of its eligible capital in green technology businesses; [and] (G) with respect to applications submitted on or before June 30, 2015, a commitment to invest, by the third anniversary of its allocation date, three per cent of its eligible capital in preseed investments, and with respect to applications submitted on or after September 1, 2015, a commitment to invest, by the fourth anniversary of the allocation date, seven per cent of its eligible capital in preseed investments, in consultation with Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated, pursuant to the corporation's program for preseed financing established pursuant to section 32-41x; and (H) with respect to applications submitted on or after September 1, 2015, a commitment to invest at least three per cent of its eligible capital in cybersecurity businesses and at least twenty-five per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses located in municipalities with a population greater than eighty thousand. The commissioner may require the applicant to obtain a revenue impact assessment conducted by an independent third party.

(4) Applications for tax credits pursuant to this subsection shall be accepted and approved on a first-come, first-served basis with all applications received on the same date deemed to be received simultaneously and approvals being made on a pro rata basis if such applications exceed the amount of remaining credits.

(5) The commissioner shall issue an allocation of credits subject to confirmation by the fund on a form prescribed by the commissioner [by the fund] that an investment of eligible capital was received within five business days. If an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund does not receive an investment of eligible capital equaling the amount of credits against the tax imposed under chapter 207 and section 38a-743 allocated to a taxpayer, for which it filed an affidavit with its application prior to the fifth business day after receipt of certification, the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall notify the commissioner by overnight common carrier delivery service and that portion of eligible capital allocated to the insurance company shall be forfeited. Such [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund and forfeiting taxpayer shall each be assessed a twenty-five-thousand-dollar administrative penalty. The commissioner shall reallocate the forfeited eligible capital among all other remaining taxpayers that invested eligible capital.

(6) To continue to be certified, an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall (A) be in compliance with the investment parameters set forth in its business plan, provided an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund may apply to the commissioner to amend its business plan based on unavoidable or reasonably unanticipated changes to various conditions, including, but not limited to, the general economic climate of the state or particular sectors of the economy, technological advances and high employment and revenue growth opportunities, with approval for such changes not to be unreasonably withheld by the commissioner; (B) be in compliance with the revenue impact assessment provided in the application demonstrating that the fund's business plan continues to have a revenue neutral or positive impact on the state; (C) [have invested sixty per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses by the fourth anniversary of its allocation date; and (D)] have invested one hundred per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses by the tenth anniversary of its allocation date, with a minimum of twenty-five per cent of eligible capital invested in green technology businesses; (D) for allocation dates of June 30, 2015, or earlier: (i) Have invested sixty per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses by the fourth anniversary of such allocation date, and (ii) have invested a minimum of three per cent of such eligible capital in preseed investments, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection, by the third anniversary of such allocation date; and (E) for allocation dates of September 1, 2015, or later: (i) Have invested sixty per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses by the sixth anniversary of such allocation date, (ii) have invested a minimum of seven per cent of its eligible capital in preseed investments, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection, by the fourth anniversary of such allocation date, (iii) have invested a minimum of three per cent of its eligible capital in cybersecurity businesses, and (iv) have invested a minimum of twenty-five per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses located in municipalities with a population greater than eighty thousand. An [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall only invest eligible capital in eligible businesses, bank deposits, certificates of deposit or other fixed income securities and may not invest more than fifteen per cent of its eligible capital in any one eligible business without prior approval of the commissioner.

(7) Not later than January thirty-first annually, each [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall report to the commissioner: (A) The amount of eligible capital remaining at the end of the preceding year; (B) each investment in an eligible business during the preceding year and, with respect to each eligible business, its location and North American Industrial Classification System code; (C) the percentage of eligible capital invested in green technology businesses, preseed investments, cybersecurity businesses and eligible businesses located in municipalities with a population greater than eighty thousand; and (D) distributions made by the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund in the preceding year. In the annual report due in the third, fifth, seventh and ninth years after its allocation date, each [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall also report to the commissioner its compliance with the investment parameters set forth in its business plan and the revenue impact assessment provided in the application demonstrating that the fund's business plan continues to have a revenue neutral or positive impact on the state. Each [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall provide to the commissioner annual audited financial statements.

(8) To make a distribution or payment, an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund certified by the commissioner on or before June 30, 2015, must have invested one hundred per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses, with a minimum of twenty-five per cent of eligible capital invested in green technology businesses and a minimum of three per cent of eligible capital invested in preseed investment, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection, with principal business operations in this state at the time of such determination except: (A) Distributions related to the payment of any projected increase in federal or state taxes, including penalties and interest related to state and federal income taxes, of the equity owners of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund resulting from the earnings or other tax liability of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund to the extent that the increase is related to the ownership, management or operation of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund; (B) payments of interest and principal on the debt of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund, provided after such payment, the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund still has cash and other marketable securities in an amount that, when added to the cumulative investments it has made in eligible recipients, equals not less than sixty per cent of the eligible capital invested in such reinvestment fund; or (C) payments related to the reasonable costs and expenses of forming, syndicating, managing and operating the fund, provided the distribution or payment is not made directly or indirectly to an insurance company that has invested eligible capital in the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund, including: (i) Reasonable and necessary fees paid for professional services, including legal and accounting services, related to the formation and operation of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund; and (ii) an annual management fee in an amount that does not exceed two and one-half per cent of the eligible capital of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund. The state shall receive a share of any distribution, except as set forth in subparagraphs (A), (B) and (C) of this [subsection] subdivision and distributions made to return any equity capital invested in the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund that is not eligible capital, in the following percentages: (I) Ten per cent when less than eighty per cent but more than sixty per cent of the jobs set forth in the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund's business plan are created or retained, and (II) twenty per cent when sixty per cent or less of the jobs set forth in the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund's business plan are created or retained.

(9) To make a distribution or payment, an invest CT fund certified by the commissioner on or after September 1, 2015, must have invested one hundred per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses, with a minimum of twenty-five per cent of eligible capital invested in green technology businesses, a minimum of seven per cent of eligible capital invested in preseed investments, as described in subdivision (3) of this subsection, a minimum of three per cent of eligible capital invested in cybersecurity businesses, and a minimum of twenty-five per cent of eligible capital invested in businesses located in municipalities with a population greater than eighty thousand, with principal business operations in this state at the time of such determination, except: (A) Distributions related to the payment of any projected increase in federal or state taxes, including penalties and interest related to state and federal income taxes, of the equity owners of the invest CT fund resulting from the earnings or other tax liability of the invest CT fund to the extent that the increase is related to the ownership, management or operation of the invest CT fund; (B) payments of interest and principal on the debt of the invest CT fund, provided after such payment, the invest CT fund still has cash and other marketable securities in an amount that, when added to the cumulative investments it has made in eligible recipients, equals not less than sixty per cent of the eligible capital invested in such reinvestment fund; or (C) payments related to the reasonable costs and expenses of forming, syndicating, managing and operating the fund, provided the distribution or payment is not made directly or indirectly to an insurance company that has invested eligible capital in the invest CT fund, including: (i) Reasonable and necessary fees paid for professional services, including legal and accounting services, related to the formation and operation of the invest CT fund; and (ii) an annual management fee in an amount that does not exceed two and one-half per cent of the eligible capital of the invest CT fund. The state shall receive a share of any distribution, except as set forth in subparagraphs (A), (B) and (C) of this subdivision and distributions made to return any equity capital invested in the invest CT fund that is not eligible capital, in the following percentages: (I) Ten per cent when less than eighty per cent but more than sixty per cent of the jobs set forth in the invest CT fund's business plan are created or retained, and (II) twenty per cent when sixty per cent or less of the jobs set forth in the invest CT fund's business plan are created or retained.

[(9)] (10) The commissioner shall review each annual report to ensure compliance with subdivisions (6), (7), [and] (8) and (9) of this subsection. A material variation [of] from subdivision (6), (7), [or] (8) or (9) of this subsection is grounds for decertification of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund. If the commissioner determines that an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund is not in compliance with subdivision (6), (7), [or] (8) or (9) of this subsection or the investment parameters of its business plan, the commissioner shall notify the officers of the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund, in writing, that the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund may be subject to decertification after the one hundred twentieth day after the date of mailing the notice, unless the deficiencies are waived by the commissioner or are corrected and the [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund returns to compliance with subdivisions (6), (7), [and] (8) and (9) of this subsection.

[(10)] (11) Decertification of an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund shall cause the forfeiture of future credits against the tax imposed by chapter 207 and section 38a-743 to be claimed with respect to an [insurance reinvestment] invest CT fund when (A) such decertification occurs on or before the fourth anniversary of [the fund's allocation date] an allocation date of June 30, 2015, or earlier, or on or before the sixth anniversary of an allocation date of September 1, 2015, or later, and (B) such fund has invested less than sixty per cent of its eligible capital in eligible businesses by said anniversary. The commissioner shall send written notice to the last-known address of each taxpayer whose credit against the tax imposed by chapter 207 is subject to recapture or forfeiture.

(d) The tax credit allowed by this section shall only be available for investments (1) in funds that are not open to additional investments or investors beyond the amount subscribed at the formation of the fund, or (2) under subsection (c) of this section, in [insurance reinvestment] invest CT funds that are not open to additional investments or investors after submission of the [insurance reinvestments] invest CT fund's application to the commissioner pursuant to subsection (c) of this section. On and after June 30, 2010, no eligibility certificate shall be provided under subdivision (6) of subsection (b) of this section for investments made in an insurance business. On or after July 1, 2011, no credit shall be allowed under subdivision (2) or (6) of subsection (b) of this section for an investment of less than one million dollars for which the commissioner has issued an eligibility certificate. A fund manager who has received an eligibility certificate but is not yet eligible to receive a certificate of continued eligibility shall provide documentation satisfactory to the commissioner not later than June 30, 2011, of its investment of one million dollars or more. Such documentation shall include, but is not limited to, cancelled checks, wire transfers, investment agreements or other documentation as the commissioner may request. On and after July 1, 2011, the commissioner shall revoke the certificate of eligibility for any insurance business for which its fund manager failed to provide sufficient documentation of said investment of not less than one million dollars. Any credit allowed under subsection (b) or subsection (g) of this section that has not been claimed prior to January 1, 2010, may be carried forward pursuant to subsection (i) of this section.

(e) The maximum amount of credit allowed under subsection (c) of this section shall be [two hundred] three hundred fifty million dollars in aggregate and forty million dollars per year.

(f) (1) The Commissioner of Revenue Services may treat one or more corporations that are properly included in a combined corporation business tax return under section 12-223 as one taxpayer in determining whether the appropriate requirements under this section are met. Where corporations are treated as one taxpayer for purposes of this subsection, then the credit shall be allowed only against the amount of the combined tax for all corporations properly included in a combined return that, under the provisions of subdivision (2) of this subsection, is attributable to the corporations treated as one taxpayer. (2) The amount of the combined tax for all corporations properly included in a combined corporation business tax return that is attributable to the corporations that are treated as one taxpayer under the provisions of this subsection shall be in the same ratio to such combined tax that the net income apportioned to this state of each corporation treated as one taxpayer bears to the net income apportioned to this state, in the aggregate, of all corporations included in such combined return. Solely for the purpose of computing such ratio, any net loss apportioned to this state by a corporation treated as one taxpayer or by a corporation included in such combined return shall be disregarded.

(g) Any taxpayer allowed a credit under subsection (b) of this section may assign such credit to another person, provided such person may claim such credit only with respect to a calendar year for which the assigning taxpayer would have been eligible to claim such credit. The fund manager shall include in the report filed with the Commissioner of Revenue Services in accordance with subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of this section information requested by the commissioner regarding such assignments including the current holders of credits as of the end of the preceding calendar year. Any taxpayer allowed a credit under subsection (c) of this section may transfer such credit to an affiliate of such taxpayer.

(h) No taxpayer shall be eligible for a credit under this section and either section 12-217e or section 12-217m for the same investment. No two taxpayers shall be eligible for any tax credit with respect to the same investment, employee or facility.

(i) Any tax credit not used in the income year for which it was allowed may be carried forward for the five immediately succeeding income years until the full credit has been allowed.

(j) The commissioner, with the approval of the Commissioner of Revenue Services and the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, may adopt regulations in accordance with chapter 54 to carry out the purposes of this section.

Sec. 172. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) (a) As used in this section:

(1) "Ambulatory surgical center" means an entity included within the definition of said term that is set forth in 42 CFR 416. 2 and that is licensed by the Department of Public Health as an outpatient surgical facility, and any other ambulatory surgical center that is Medicare certified;

(2) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Revenue Services; and

(3) "Department" means the Department of Revenue Services.

(b) (1) For each calendar quarter commencing on or after October 1, 2015, there is hereby imposed a tax on each ambulatory surgical center in this state to be paid each calendar quarter. The tax imposed by this section shall be at the rate of six per cent of the gross receipts of each ambulatory surgical center.

(2) Each ambulatory surgical center shall, on or before January 31, 2016, and thereafter on or before the last day of January, April, July and October of each year, render to the commissioner a return, on forms prescribed or furnished by the commissioner, reporting the name and location of such ambulatory surgical center, the entire amount of gross receipts generated by such ambulatory surgical center during the calendar quarter ending on the last day of the preceding month and such other information as the commissioner deems necessary for the proper administration of this section. The tax imposed under this section shall be due and payable on the due date of such return. Each ambulatory surgical center shall be required to file such return electronically with the department and to make payment of such tax by electronic funds transfer in the manner provided by chapter 228g of the general statutes, regardless of whether such ambulatory surgical center would have otherwise been required to file such return electronically or to make such tax payment by electronic funds transfer under the provisions of chapter 228g of the general statutes.

(c) Whenever the tax imposed under this section is not paid when due, a penalty of ten per cent of the amount due and unpaid or fifty dollars, whichever is greater, shall be imposed and interest at the rate of one per cent per month or fraction thereof shall accrue on such tax from the due date of such tax until the date of payment.

(d) The provisions of section 12-548, sections 12-550 to 12-554, inclusive, and section 12-555a of the general statutes shall apply to the provisions of this section in the same manner and with the same force and effect as if the language of said sections had been incorporated in full into this section and had expressly referred to the tax imposed under this section, except to the extent that any provision is inconsistent with a provision in this section.

(e) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and each fiscal year thereafter, the Comptroller is authorized to record as revenue for each fiscal year the amount of tax imposed under the provisions of this section prior to the end of each fiscal year and which tax is received by the Commissioner of Revenue Services not later than five business days after the last day of July immediately following the end of each fiscal year.

Sec. 173. (Effective from passage) Not later than June 30, 2016, the Comptroller may designate up to $ 25,000,000 of the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, to be accounted for as revenue of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 174. Subsections (d) and (e) of section 12-391 of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage and applicable to estates of decedents dying on or after January 1, 2016):

(d) (1) (A) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2005, but prior to January 1, 2010, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a resident of this state. The amount of the tax shall be determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, but prior to January 1, 2010.

(B) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2010, but prior to January 1, 2015, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a resident of this state. The amount of the tax shall be determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, provided such credit shall not exceed the amount of tax imposed by this section.

(C) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2015, but prior to January 1, 2016, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a resident of this state. The amount of the tax shall be determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for (i) any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, by the decedent or the decedent's estate for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, and (ii) any taxes paid by the decedent's spouse to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made by the decedent on or after January 1, 2005, that are includable in the gross estate of the decedent, provided such credit shall not exceed the amount of tax imposed by this section.

(D) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2016, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a resident of this state. The amount of the tax shall be determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for (i) any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, by the decedent or the decedent's estate for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, and (ii) any taxes paid by the decedent's spouse to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made by the decedent on or after January 1, 2005, that are includable in the gross estate of the decedent, provided such credit shall not exceed the amount of tax imposed by this section. In no event shall the amount of tax payable under this section exceed twenty million dollars. Such twenty million dollar limit shall be reduced by the amount of (I) any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, by the decedent or the decedent's estate for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2016, and (II) any taxes paid by the decedent's spouse to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made by the decedent on or after January 1, 2016, that are includable in the gross estate of the decedent, but in no event shall the amount be reduced below zero.

(2) If real or tangible personal property of such decedent is located outside of this state, the amount of tax due under this section shall be reduced by an amount computed by multiplying the tax otherwise due pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection, without regard to the credit allowed for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, by a fraction, (A) the numerator of which is the value of that part of the decedent's gross estate attributable to real or tangible personal property located outside of the state, and (B) the denominator of which is the value of the decedent's gross estate.

(3) For a resident estate, the state shall have the power to levy the estate tax upon real property situated in this state, tangible personal property having an actual situs in this state and intangible personal property included in the gross estate of the decedent, regardless of where it is located. The state is permitted to calculate the estate tax and levy said tax to the fullest extent permitted by the Constitution of the United States.

(e) (1) (A) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2005, but prior to January 1, 2010, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a nonresident of this state. The amount of such tax shall be computed by multiplying (i) the amount of tax determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section by (ii) a fraction, the numerator of which is the value of that part of the decedent's gross estate over which this state has jurisdiction for estate tax purposes, and the denominator of which is the value of the decedent's gross estate. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, but prior to January 1, 2010.

(B) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2010, but prior to January 1, 2016, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a nonresident of this state. The amount of such tax shall be computed by multiplying (i) the amount of tax determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section by (ii) a fraction, the numerator of which is the value of that part of the decedent's gross estate over which this state has jurisdiction for estate tax purposes, and the denominator of which is the value of the decedent's gross estate. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, provided such credit shall not exceed the amount of tax imposed by this section.

(C) With respect to the estates of decedents who die on or after January 1, 2016, a tax is imposed upon the transfer of the estate of each person who at the time of death was a nonresident of this state. The amount of such tax shall be computed by multiplying (i) the amount of tax determined using the schedule in subsection (g) of this section by (ii) a fraction, the numerator of which is the value of that part of the decedent's gross estate over which this state has jurisdiction for estate tax purposes, and the denominator of which is the value of the decedent's gross estate. A credit shall be allowed against such tax for any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2005, provided such credit shall not exceed the amount of tax imposed by this section. In no event shall the amount of tax payable under this section exceed twenty million dollars. Such twenty million dollar limit shall be reduced by the amount of (I) any taxes paid to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, by the decedent or the decedent's estate for Connecticut taxable gifts made on or after January 1, 2016, and (II) any taxes paid by the decedent's spouse to this state pursuant to section 12-642, as amended by this act, for Connecticut taxable gifts made by the decedent on or after January 1, 2016, that are includable in the gross estate of the decedent, but in no event shall the amount be reduced below zero.

(2) For a nonresident estate, the state shall have the power to levy the estate tax upon all real property situated in this state and tangible personal property having an actual situs in this state. The state is permitted to calculate the estate tax and levy said tax to the fullest extent permitted by the Constitution of the United States.

Sec. 175. Section 12-642 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (c) as follows (Effective from passage and applicable to gifts made during calendar years commencing on or after January 1, 2015):

(NEW) (c) With respect to Connecticut taxable gifts, as defined in section 12-643, made by a donor during a calendar year commencing on or after January 1, 2016, the aggregate amount of tax imposed by section 12-640 for all calendar years commencing on or after January 1, 2016, shall not exceed twenty million dollars.

Sec. 176. Section 12-296 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

A tax is imposed on all cigarettes held in this state by any person for sale, said tax to be at the rate of one hundred [seventy] eighty-two and one-half mills for each cigarette and the payment thereof shall be for the account of the purchaser or consumer of such cigarettes and shall be evidenced by the affixing of stamps to the packages containing the cigarettes as provided in this chapter.

Sec. 177. Section 12-316 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

A tax is hereby imposed at the rate of one hundred [seventy] eighty-two and one-half mills for each cigarette upon the storage or use within this state of any unstamped cigarettes in the possession of any person other than a licensed distributor or dealer, or a carrier for transit from without this state to a licensed distributor or dealer within this state. Any person, including distributors, dealers, carriers, warehousemen and consumers, last having possession of unstamped cigarettes in this state shall be liable for the tax on such cigarettes if such cigarettes are unaccounted for in transit, storage or otherwise, and in such event a presumption shall exist for the purpose of taxation that such cigarettes were used and consumed in Connecticut.

Sec. 178. (Effective from passage) (a) An excise tax is hereby imposed upon each distributor and each dealer, as each is defined in section 12-285 of the general statutes and licensed pursuant to chapter 214 of the general statutes, in the amount of twelve and one-half mills per cigarette, as defined in section 12-285 of the general statutes, in such distributor's or such dealer's inventory as of the close of business on (1) September 30, 2015, or, if the business closes after eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date, at eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date, and (2) June 30, 2016, or, if the business closes after eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date, at eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date.

(b) Each such licensed distributor or dealer shall, not later than forty-five days after the applicable date specified in subdivision (1) or (2) of subsection (a) of this section, file with the Commissioner of Revenue Services, on forms prescribed by said commissioner, a report that shows the number of cigarettes in inventory as of the close of business on September 30, 2015, or June 30, 2016, as applicable, or, if the business closes after eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date, at eleven fifty-nine o'clock p. m. on such date, upon which inventory the tax under subsection (a) of this section shall be imposed. The tax shall be due and payable on the due date of such report. If any distributor or dealer required to file a report pursuant to this section fails to file such report on or before such forty-fifth day, the commissioner shall make an estimate of the number of cigarettes in such distributor's or dealer's inventory as of the close of business on the applicable date specified in subdivision (1) or (2) of subsection (a) of this section, based upon any information that is in the commissioner's possession or that may come into the commissioner's possession. The provisions of chapter 214 of the general statutes pertaining to failure to file returns, examination of returns by the commissioner, the issuance of deficiency assessments or assessments where no return has been filed, the collection of tax, the imposition of penalties and the accrual of interest shall apply to the distributors and dealers required to pay the tax imposed under this section. Failure of any distributor or dealer to file such report when due shall be sufficient reason to revoke such distributor's or dealer's license under the provisions of said chapter 214 and to revoke any other state license or permit issued by the Department of Revenue Services and held by such distributor or dealer. If, in the discretion of the commissioner, the enforcement of this section would otherwise be adversely affected, the commissioner shall not renew the dealer's license of any dealer who fails to file such report, or the distributor's license of any distributor who fails to file such report, until such report is filed.

Sec. 179. Section 12-296 of the general statutes, as amended by section 176 of this act, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

A tax is imposed on all cigarettes held in this state by any person for sale, said tax to be at the rate of one hundred [eighty-two and one-half] ninety-five mills for each cigarette and the payment thereof shall be for the account of the purchaser or consumer of such cigarettes and shall be evidenced by the affixing of stamps to the packages containing the cigarettes as provided in this chapter.

Sec. 180. Section 12-316 of the general statutes, as amended by section 177 of this act, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016, and applicable to sales occurring on or after said date):

A tax is hereby imposed at the rate of one hundred [eighty-two and one-half] ninety-five mills for each cigarette upon the storage or use within this state of any unstamped cigarettes in the possession of any person other than a licensed distributor or dealer, or a carrier for transit from without this state to a licensed distributor or dealer within this state. Any person, including distributors, dealers, carriers, warehousemen and consumers, last having possession of unstamped cigarettes in this state shall be liable for the tax on such cigarettes if such cigarettes are unaccounted for in transit, storage or otherwise, and in such event a presumption shall exist for the purpose of taxation that such cigarettes were used and consumed in Connecticut.

Sec. 181. (Effective from passage) The sum of $ 7,000,000 shall be transferred from the State Banking Fund, established under section 36a-65 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016.

Sec. 182. (Effective from passage) The sum of $ 7,000,000 shall be transferred from the State Banking Fund, established under section 36a-65 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 183. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2016) (a) For purposes of this section:

(1) "College and hospital property" means all real property described in subsection (a) of section 12-20a of the general statutes, as amended by this act;

(2) "