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Substitute Bill No. 272

    February Session, 2018

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF CERTAIN NEW MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2018) Notwithstanding the provisions of the general statutes, any special act, municipal charter or ordinance to the contrary, 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. For purposes of this section, "municipality" means any town, city, consolidated town and city or consolidated town and borough.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

New section

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