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General Assembly

File No. 521

    February Session, 2018

Substitute Senate Bill No. 424

Senate, April 16, 2018

The Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding reported through SEN. FONFARA of the 1st Dist. and SEN. FRANTZ, L. of the 36th Dist., Chairpersons of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN GRISWOLD FOR INCLUSION IN PACHAUG STATE FOREST.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) Upon acquiring any interest in or ownership of a certain piece or parcel of land located at 100 and 101 Lee Road, Griswold, Connecticut and more particularly described as follows:

"That certain piece or parcel of land known as 100 and 101 Lee Road, Griswold, Connecticut, with the buildings thereon standing, situated in the Town of Griswold County of New London and State of Connecticut, and bounded and described as follows:

NORTHERLY by land now or formerly of Guiseppe Rubbons and Domenic Sarazin;

EASTERLY by land now or formerly of James Dowings et al., and by the Highway;

SOUTHERLY by land now or formerly of the heirs of Elias Lord, and

WESTERLY by land now or formerly of the heirs of Elias Lord, and land now or formerly of Otis Horton, and the Highway

Reference is made to a warrantee deed recorded at Volume 33, page 563 of the Griswold Land Records."

The Department of Administrative Services shall immediately transfer the care, custody and control of said piece or parcel of land to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for the sole purpose of incorporating all of said land into the Pachaug State Forest.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

ENV

Joint Favorable Subst. C/R

FIN

FIN

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

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, which requires an inter-agency transfer of a specified property in Griswold, has no fiscal impact.

If the state acquired the property described in the bill, the property would be transferred to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) for incorporation into the existing Pachaug State Forest. DEEP could manage the additional land with existing resources.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 424

AN ACT DESIGNATING CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN GRISWOLD FOR INCLUSION IN PACHAUG STATE FOREST.

SUMMARY

The Office of Legislative Research does not analyze Special Acts.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Environment Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference - FIN

Yea

28

Nay

0

(03/22/2018)

Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

44

Nay

6

(04/05/2018)

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