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Substitute Bill No. 5585

    February Session, 2016

 

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AN ACT ESTABLISHING AND FUNDING A STATE PARKS SUSTAINABILITY ACCOUNT.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) There is established an account to be known as the "state parks sustainability 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, including, but not limited to, federal funds, provided, notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (d) of section 22a-245a of the general statutes, not less than four million dollars of the total funds that are deposited to the General Fund in accordance with the provisions of said section shall be deposited in such account. Moneys in the account shall be expended by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for the purposes of maintaining, operating and improving the state parks that are under the care, custody and control of such department.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

ENV

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

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Joint Favorable