CHAPTER 588z
ADRIAEN'S LANDING AND RENTSCHLER FIELD

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Sec. 32-665. Statutory and other provisions of law not applicable.

      Sec. 32-665. Statutory and other provisions of law not applicable. (a) Except as otherwise provided in sections 32-650 to 32-668, inclusive, the following provisions of the general statutes, including regulations adopted thereunder, shall not apply to the overall project: Section 3-14b, subdivisions (12), (13) and (14) of section 4-166, sections 4-167 to 4-174, inclusive, 4-181a, 4a-1 to 4a-59a, inclusive, 4a-63 to 4a-76, inclusive, title 4b, section 16a-31, chapters 97a, 124 and 126, sections 14-311 to 14-314c, inclusive, 19a-37, 22a-16 and subsection (a) of section 22a-19. For the purposes of section 22a-12, construction plans relating to the overall project shall not be considered construction plans required to be submitted by state agencies to the Council on Environmental Quality. Notwithstanding any provision of any special act, charter, ordinance, home rule ordinance or chapter 98, no provision of any such act, charter or ordinance or said chapter 98, concerning licenses, permits or approvals by a political subdivision of the state pertaining to building demolition or construction shall apply to the overall project and, notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the State Building Inspector and the State Fire Marshal shall have original jurisdiction with respect to the administration and enforcement of the State Building Code and the Fire Safety Code, respectively, with respect to all aspects of the overall project, including, without limitation, the conduct of necessary reviews and inspections and the issuance of any building permit, certificate of occupancy or other necessary permits or certificates related to building construction, occupancy or fire safety. For the purposes of part III of chapter 557, the stadium facility project, the convention center project and the parking project shall be deemed to be a public works project and consist of public buildings except that the provisions relating to payment of prevailing wages to workers in connection with a public works project including, but not limited to, section 31-53 shall not apply to the stadium facility project, the convention center project and the parking project if the project manager or the prime construction contractor has negotiated other wage terms pursuant to a project labor agreement. The provisions of section 2-32c and subsection (c) of section 2-79a shall not apply to any provisions of public act 99-241*, as amended by public act 00-140*, or chapter 588x concerning the overall project. Any building permit application with respect to the overall project shall be exempt from the assessment of an education fee under subsection (b) of section 29-252a.

      (b) The operation of the convention center, the stadium facility and the related parking facilities shall be subject to applicable ordinances, laws or regulations relating to state facilities, provided the operation of the convention center, stadium facility and the related parking facilities shall not be subject to the following provisions of the general statutes, including any regulations adopted thereunder: Sections 4a-1 to 4a-59a, inclusive, title 4b, chapter 97a, and sections 10-303 and 14-311 to 14-314c, inclusive.

      (P.A. 99-241, S. 42, 66; P.A. 00-140, S. 18, 40; P.A. 01-136, S. 2; P.A. 11-8, S. 8.)

      *Note: Public act 99-241 is entitled "An Act Increasing Certain Bond Authorizations for Capital Improvements, the Capital City Economic Development Authority, and the Convention Center and Sportsplex in Hartford and Associated Development Activities" and public act 00-140 is entitled "An Act Implementing the Master Development Plan for the Adriaen's Landing Project and the Stadium at Rentschler Field Project". (See Reference Tables captioned "Public Acts of 1999" and "Public Acts of 2000", respectively, in Volume 16 of the General Statutes of Connecticut, revised to January 1, 2011, which list the sections amended, created or repealed by the acts.)


      History: P.A. 99-241 effective July 1, 1999; P.A. 00-140 added responsibilities of the State Building Inspector and the State Fire Marshal under this section, deleted provisions re former Hartford Sportsplex project, added provisions re the Adriaen's Landing and Rentschler Field stadium projects and made conforming changes, effective May 2, 2000; P.A. 01-136 amended Subsec. (b) by deleting provision deeming the stadium facility to be sanctioned by the state for purposes of Sec. 22a-68(g); P.A. 11-8 made a technical change in Subsec. (a), effective May 24, 2011.

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