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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 272

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 1659

 

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Referred to Committee on PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

 

Introduced by:

 

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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, 2018) 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, 2018

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require municipalities to hold public hearings on proposed construction projects with a value of more than twenty-five million dollars.

[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.]