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Amendment

 

February Session, 2016

LCO No. 5677

   
 

*HB0559105677SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5591

File No. 747

Cal. No. 522

"AN ACT CREATING THE CONNECTICUT RETIREMENT SECURITY PROGRAM. "

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

"Sec. 501. (Effective from passage) Not later than March 1, 2017, the General Assembly shall enact into law, by vote of at least three-fifths of the members of each chamber, legislation amending the general statutes to define "increase in personal income", "increase in inflation" and "general budget expenditures" as prescribed by the commission pursuant to this rule.

Sec. 502. (Effective from passage) If the General Assembly has failed to adopt definitions implementing the constitutional spending cap by the required three-fifths vote on or before March 1, 2017, the following salary and other reductions in legislative benefits shall apply and shall remain in effect until such time as such definitions have been adopted by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor:

(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2-9 of the general statutes, the members and officers of the General Assembly shall receive salaries that are ten per cent less than the salaries specified in said section;

(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2-15 of the general statutes, no member of the General Assembly shall receive any transportation allowance;

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 2-15a of the general statutes, no member of the General Assembly shall be entitled to any unsolicited mailings at the expense of the state; and

(4) No member of the General Assembly or legislative employee shall receive payment from the state for any expenses associated with or resulting from attendance at any conference or other meeting in this state or another state or for any other travel related expense. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section

Sec. 502

from passage

New section