Commerce Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5276

Title:

AN ACT AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE RAILROAD MUSEUM OF NEW ENGLAND IN THE TOWN OF THOMASTON.

Vote Date:

3/22/2018

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Change of Reference to Finance, Revenue and Bonding

PH Date:

3/8/2018

File No.:

Disclaimer: The following JOINT FAVORABLE Report is prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and does not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose.

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Commerce Committee

REASONS FOR BILL:

This bill:

● Authorizes $1.5 million in bonds for DECD grant to Thomaston's Railroad Museum of New England for construction and renovation

Effective Date: July 1, 2018

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

Railroad Museum of New England President Casey:

● Funds needed to complete landmark building's restoration

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None

Reported by: Jessica Serrao Asst. Clerk

03/26/18