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Committee Bill No. 6913

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4820

 

*04820HB06913LAB*

Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

(LAB)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2017) No legislative body of a municipality shall vote to approve any new municipal construction project for which the estimated cost is greater than twenty-five million dollars unless there has been opportunity for public comment on such project at a properly noticed public hearing in such municipality prior to such vote.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2017

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To provide transparency and identify potential cost-saving measures.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

REP. RUTIGLIANO, 123rd Dist.

H.B. 6913