Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1406
Session Year 2007
 


AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS AND CHANGES TO THE STATUTES CONCERNING SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS.

To authorize state grant commitments for school building projects, to limit the grant eligibility of school construction renovation projects to only those facilities where at least seventy-five per cent of the total facility area is at least thirty years old and it has been at least twenty years since the last major renovation, to provide that for all projects authorized on or after July 1, 2007, all attorneys' fees and court costs related to litigation shall be eligible for state school construction grant assistance only if the town is the prevailing party, to limit school construction grant eligibility of site remediation costs so that site remediation costs eligible for state grant assistance not exceed twenty-five per cent of the appraised value of the site unless the purchase price of the site is adjusted so that the purchase price plus remediation costs do not exceed one hundred twenty-five per cent of the appraised value, to exempt the regional vocational-technical school system from requirements preventing projects from appearing on a list of projects seeking a change in scope or cost more than twice without reauthorization, to clarify that regional-vocational technical school projects shall be treated equally to other school projects when seeking grants for roof replacements, code compliance and other safety, health or emergency repairs and to permit reimbursement for fuel cells under the school construction program.

Introduced by:
Education Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 7/10/2007Signed by the Governor
 6/29/2007Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/28/2007(LCO)Public Act 07-249
 6/6/2007In Concurrence
 6/6/2007Senate Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A,B,C
 6/6/2007Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/6/2007Senate Adopted House Amendment Schedule A,B,C
 6/6/2007Rules Suspended
 6/6/2007Transmitted Pursuant To Joint Rule 17
 6/6/2007House Passed as Amended by House Amendment Schedule A,B,C
 6/6/2007House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/6/2007House Adopted House Amendment Schedule C 9616
 6/6/2007House Adopted House Amendment Schedule B 9536
 6/6/2007House Adopted House Amendment Schedule A 9531
 6/6/2007House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/6/2007Rules Suspended
 6/6/2007House Calendar Number 736
 6/6/2007Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 6/6/2007Transmitted Pursuant to the Joint Rules
 6/6/2007Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/6/2007Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 9608
 6/4/2007Removed from the Foot of the Calendar, Senate
 5/9/2007Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
 5/3/2007(LCO)File Number 718
 5/3/2007Senate Calendar Number 560
 5/3/2007Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/3/2007(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/27/2007(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 05/02/07 5:00 PM
 4/18/2007(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/17/2007(FIN)Joint Favorable Substitute
 4/5/2007Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding
 4/4/2007Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding
 4/4/2007(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2007(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/29/2007(ED)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Finance, Revenue and Bonding
 3/8/2007Public Hearing 03/12
 3/7/2007Referred to Joint Committee on Education

Co-sponsors of SB-1406

Sen. Paul R. Doyle, 9th Dist.
Rep. William Tong, 147th Dist.
Rep. David Aldarondo, 75th Dist.
Rep. Larry B. Butler, 72nd Dist.
Rep. Mary Ann Carson, 108th Dist.
Rep. John W. Hetherington, 125th Dist.
Rep. Beth Bye, 19th Dist.
Rep. Felipe Reinoso, 130th Dist.
Rep. Bruce Zalaski, 81st Dist.
Rep. David A. Scribner, 107th Dist.
Sen. Gary D. LeBeau, 3rd Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Sen. Andrea L. Stillman, 20th Dist.
Sen. Mary Ann Handley, 4th Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Martin M. Looney, 11th Dist.

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