CHAPTER 116b
LOCAL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND

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Sec. 7-538. Bond issue for local capital improvement projects.

      Sec. 7-538. Bond issue for local capital improvement projects. (a) For the purposes described in subsection (b) of this section, the State Bond Commission shall have the power, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts not exceeding in the aggregate five hundred twenty-five million dollars, provided thirty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2006.

      (b) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent of the amount stated in subsection (a) of this section, shall be used by the Office of Policy and Management for the purposes of sections 7-535 to 7-538, inclusive.

      (c) All provisions of section 3-20, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 7-535 to 7-538, inclusive, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to said sections and temporary notes in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by or on behalf of the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and states such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require. Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 7-535 to 7-538, inclusive, shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

      (P.A. 87-584, S. 14, 18; P.A. 88-343, S. 21, 32; P.A. 89-331, S. 6, 30; P.A. 90-297, S. 3, 24; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-4, S. 9, 25; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-7, S. 8, 36; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 93-1, S. 8, 45; P.A. 95-272, S. 5, 29; June 5 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-1, S. 8, 20; P.A. 99-241, S. 5, 66; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 01-7, S. 3, 28; May 9 Sp. Sess. P.A. 02-5, S. 4; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-1, S. 4; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 05-5, S. 4.)

      History: P.A. 88-343 increased bond authorization from twenty million to fifty million dollars; P.A. 89-331 increased the bond authorization from fifty million dollars to eighty million dollars; P.A. 90-297 increased the bond authorization from eighty million dollars to one hundred ten million dollars; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 91-4 increased the bond authorization from one hundred ten million dollars to one hundred forty million dollars; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 92-7 amended Subsec. (a) to increase the bond authorization from one hundred forty million dollars to one hundred seventy million dollars; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 93-1, effective July 1, 1993, amended Subsec. (a) to increase bond authorization from one hundred seventy million dollars to two hundred thirty million dollars, effective July 1, 1993, provided thirty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 1994; P.A. 95-272 amended Subsec. (a) to increase authorization from two hundred thirty million to two hundred ninety million dollars, effective July 1, 1995, provided thirty million dollars shall be effective July 1, 1996; June 5 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-1 amended Subsec. (a) to increase bond authorization from two hundred ninety million dollars to three hundred fifty million dollars, provided thirty million dollars is effective July 1, 1998, effective July 31, 1997; P.A. 99-241 amended Subsec. (a) to increase authorization from $350,000,000 to $410,000,000, effective July 1, 1999, provided $30,000,000 is effective July 1, 2000; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 01-7 amended Subsec. (a) to increase authorization from $410,000,000 to $470,000,000, provided $30,000,000 is effective July 1, 2002, effective July 1, 2001; May 9 Sp. Sess. P.A. 02-5 amended Subsec. (a) to provide that $65,000,000 of the authorization shall be effective July 1, 2003, effective July 1, 2002; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-1 amended Subsec. (a) to decrease aggregate authorization to $465,000,000 and to delete provision re funds authorized in 2003, effective July 1, 2004; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 05-5 amended Subsec. (a) to increase the aggregate authorization from $465,000,000 to $525,000,000, of which $30,000,000 is effective July 1, 2006, effective July 1, 2005.

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