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General Assembly



January Session, 2015

LCO No. 8450



Offered by:


REP. SHABAN, 135th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 1061

File No. 557

Cal. No. 625

(As Amended By Senate Amendment Schedule "A")


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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2015) There is established a State Parks Sustainability account which shall be a separate, nonlapsing account within the General Fund. Anually, twelve million dollars of any funds that escheat to the state pursuant to section 22a-245a of the general statutes shall be deposited by the State Treasurer into such account. The account may also include moneys received from public and private sources, including the federal government. All moneys deposited in the account shall be used by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to provide for the maintenance, operation and improvement of state parks that are under the custody, care or control of the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection. "

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

Sec. 501

July 1, 2015

New section