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General Assembly

File No. 397

    January Session, 2017

House Bill No. 7223

House of Representatives, April 4, 2017

The Committee on Commerce reported through REP. SIMMONS of the 144th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the bill ought to pass.

AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS, INCORPORATED.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The Department of Economic and Community Development, in consultation with Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated, shall conduct a study of issues relating to economic development in the state. Not later than January 1, 2018, the commissioner shall submit a report of the results of such study to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to commerce, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

CE

Joint Favorable

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill has no fiscal impact by requiring the Department of Economic and Community Development to study economic development issues. As the state's primary economic development agency, DECD can complete the study with no additional resources.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

HB 7223

AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS, INCORPORATED.

SUMMARY

The Office of Legislative Research does not analyze Special Acts.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Commerce Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

19

Nay

2

(03/21/2017)

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