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Senate Bill No. 1059

Public Act No. 17-51

AN ACT CONCERNING DEFICIT MITIGATION FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 2017.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding subsection (e) of section 4-66l of the general statutes, the amount of regional services grant payments for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, shall be reduced by $ 750,000, and on or before June 30, 2017, such amount shall be transferred from the Municipal Revenue Sharing Fund and credited to the resources of the General Fund for such fiscal year.

Sec. 2. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, no funds shall carry forward from the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, into the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, unless approved by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management.

Sec. 3. Subdivision (4) of subsection (c) of section 4-28e of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

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

Sec. 4. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (c) of section 4-28e and section 4-28f of the general statutes, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 208,997 to be transferred from the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 5. (Effective from passage) For the fiscal years ending June 30, 2017, through June 30, 2019, inclusive, the amount deemed appropriated pursuant to sections 3-20i and 3-115b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, in each of such fiscal years shall be one dollar.

Sec. 6. Section 3-115b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) Commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, the Comptroller, in the Comptroller's sole discretion, may initiate a process intended to result in the implementation of the use of generally accepted accounting principles, as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, with respect to the preparation and maintenance of the annual financial statements of the state pursuant to section 3-115.

(b) Commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall initiate a process intended to result in the implementation of generally accepted accounting principles, as prescribed by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, with respect to the preparation of the biennial budget of the state.

(c) The Comptroller shall establish an opening combined balance sheet for each appropriated fund as of July 1, 2013, on the basis of generally accepted accounting principles. The accumulated deficit in the General Fund on June 30, 2013, as determined on the basis of generally accepted accounting principles and identified in the comprehensive annual financial report of the state as the unassigned negative balance of the General Fund on said date, reduced by any funds deposited in the General Fund from other resources for the purpose of reducing the negative unassigned balance of the fund, shall be amortized [in equal increments] in each fiscal year of each biennial budget, commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and for the succeeding twelve fiscal years. The Comptroller shall, to the extent necessary to report the fiscal position of the state in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, reconcile the unassigned balance in the General Fund at the end of each fiscal year to the unassigned balance in the General Fund on June 30, 2013, the portion already amortized and any unassigned balance created after June 30, 2013. The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall annually publish a recommended amortization schedule to fully reduce such negative unassigned balance by June 30, 2028.

(d) The unreserved negative balance in the General Fund reported in the comprehensive annual financial report issued by the Comptroller for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, reduced by (1) the negative unassigned balance in the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, and (2) any funds from other resources deposited in the General Fund for the purpose of reducing the negative unassigned balance of the fund shall be amortized [in equal increments] in each fiscal year of each biennial budget, commencing with the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, and for the succeeding ten fiscal years. The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall annually publish a recommended amortization schedule to fully reduce such negative unassigned balance by June 30, 2028.

Sec. 7. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provisions of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve an amount of up to $ 200,000 to be transferred from the UConn – Medicaid Partnership account in the Department of Social Services and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 8. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 875,000 to be transferred from the State of Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority, established pursuant to 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. 9. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 150,000 to be transferred from the civil penalties account, established under section 31-69a of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 10. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 190,000 to be transferred from the Individual Development Account Reserve Fund under section 31-51zz of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 11. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 100,000 to be transferred from the chronic gamblers treatment and rehabilitation account, established under section 17a-713 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 12. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 250,000 to be transferred from the pretrial account, established pursuant to section 54-56k of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 13. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 50,000 to be transferred from the support program for shared populations account, administered by the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 14. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 75,000 to be transferred from the drug assets forfeiture revolving account in the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, established pursuant to section 54-36i of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 15. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 3,185,773 to be transferred from the municipal reimbursement and revenue account, established pursuant to section 4-66n of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 16. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 3,150,000 to be transferred from the regional planning incentive account, established pursuant to section 4-66k of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 17. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 11,182 to be transferred from the commercial recording administration account, administered by the office of the Secretary of the State, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 18. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 52,126 to be transferred from the tax incidence study account, administered by the Department of Revenue Services, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 19. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 177,491 to be transferred from the bedding and filling material account, administered by the Department of Consumer Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 20. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 150,000 to be transferred from the privacy protection guaranty and enforcement account, established pursuant to section 42-472a of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 21. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 847 to be transferred from the foreclosure prevention account, administered by the Department of Banking, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 22. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 398 to be transferred from the seminars, conferences and symposiums account, administered by the Department of Banking, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 23. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 5,659 to be transferred from the miscellaneous grants account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 24. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 108,541 to be transferred from the conferences and seminars account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 25. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 40,987 to be transferred from the shad study - Connecticut River account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 26. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 3,500 to be transferred from the restore Gillette Castle paintings account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 27. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 2,635 to be transferred from the natural diversity base inventories account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 28. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 208 to be transferred from the deer program account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 29. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 1,792 to be transferred from the non-harvested wildlife account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 30. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 100 to be transferred from the pharmaceutical co-education grants account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 31. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 2,138 to be transferred from the biomedical research projects account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 32. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 658,538 to be transferred from the Special Contaminated Property Remediation and Insurance Fund, established pursuant to section 22a-133t of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 33. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 841,776 to be transferred from the LBE rebates account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 34. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 5,943 to be transferred from the wetlands restoration and projection account, administered by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 35. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 500,000 to be transferred from the DEP Admin. -MRI subaccount within the maintenance, repair and improvement account, established pursuant to section 23-15b of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 36. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 22,349 to be transferred from the wilderness school program account, administered by the Department of Children and Families, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 37. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 873 to be transferred from the legislator reunion account, administered by the Office of Legislative Management, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 38. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 870 to be transferred from the art at the Capitol account, administered by the Office of Legislative Management, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 39. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 5,719 to be transferred from the Connecticut Hall of Fame account, administered by the Office of Legislative Management, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 40. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 100,000 to be transferred from the drug assets forfeiture revolving account in the Division of Criminal Justice, established pursuant to section 54-36i of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 41. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 925,000 to be transferred from the Judicial Data Processing Revolving Fund, established pursuant to section 51-5b of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 42. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 32,238 to be transferred from the community service labor program account under section 53a-39c of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 43. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 4,000,000 to be transferred from the probation Trans-Tech violation unit account, administered by the Judicial Department, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 44. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 3,400,000 to be transferred from the Probate Court Administration Fund, established pursuant to section 45a-82 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. Notwithstanding subsection (j) of section 45a-82 of the general statutes, no additional funds in the Probate Court Administration Fund shall be transferred to the General Fund on June 30, 2017, pursuant to said subsection.

Sec. 45. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 350,000 to be transferred from the energy conservation project state buildings account, administered by the Department of Administrative Services, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 46. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 750,000 to be transferred from the facilities surplus property account, administered by the Department of Administrative Services, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 47. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 150,000 to be transferred from the pistol permits photographic costs account, established under section 29-30 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 48. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 50,000 to be transferred from the court reimbursements account, administered by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 49. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 150,000 to be transferred from the ammunition certificates account, established under section 29-38o of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 50. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 2,250,000 to be transferred from the industrial fund under section 18-88 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 51. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 150,000 to be transferred from the animal population control account, established pursuant to section 22-380g of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 52. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 4,000,000 to be transferred from the Banking Fund, established pursuant to 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. 53. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 3,000,000 to be transferred from the Emissions Enterprise Fund, established under section 14-164m of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 54. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 925,000 to be transferred from the debt service retirement account, administered by the State Treasurer, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 55. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 865,000 to be transferred from the school bus seat belt account, established pursuant to section 14-50b of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 56. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 530,000 to be transferred from the new automobile warranties account, established pursuant to section 42-190 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 57. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 500,000 to be transferred from the consumer protection enforcement account, established pursuant to section 21a-8a of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 58. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 400,000 to be transferred from the real estate guaranty account, administered by the Department of Consumer Protection, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 59. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 400,000 to be transferred from the preferred provider network account, administered by the Insurance Department, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 60. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 350,000 to be transferred from the Correctional General Welfare Fund, established under section 4-57a of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 61. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 348,000 to be transferred from the New Home Construction Guaranty Fund, established pursuant to section 20-417i of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 62. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 310,000 to be transferred from the utilization review fees account, administered by the Insurance Department, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 63. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 204,000 to be transferred from the miscellaneous grants account, administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 64. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 200,000 to be transferred from the Connecticut Health Club Guaranty Fund, established pursuant to section 21a-226 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 65. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 200,000 to be transferred from the Connecticut economic impact analysis account, administered by the Department of Economic and Community Development, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 66. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 190,000 to be transferred from the Home Improvement Guaranty Fund, established pursuant to section 20-432 of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 67. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 100,000 to be transferred from the maintenance, repair and improvement account, established pursuant to section 22-26i of the general statutes, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 68. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, on or before June 30, 2017, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management may approve a sum of up to $ 55,000 to be transferred from the Insurance Department education account, administered by the Insurance Department, and credited to the resources of the General Fund for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Sec. 69. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 4-85 of the general statutes, or any other provision of the general statutes, public act or special act, on or before June 30, 2017, the Governor shall restore reductions made during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, to the Employment Opportunities and Day Services account in the Department of Developmental Services in the amount of $ 1,000,000.

Sec. 70. (Effective from passage) For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, the Comptroller is authorized to record as revenue for such fiscal year up to $ 15,112,936 received by the state on or before August 15, 2017, resulting from negotiated settlements entered into by the office of the Attorney General on behalf of the state. Such revenue shall be deposited in the Budget Reserve Fund.

Approved June 13, 2017