Commerce Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, January 24, 2013

10:00 AM in Room 1D of the LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED

1. AA MAKING MAA FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS EXPRESS PROGRAM

2. AAC CHANGES TO CONNECTICUT INNOVATIONS STATUES

3. AAC CLARIFICATION OF GRANT REQUIREMENTS

4. AAC TECHNICAL REVISIONS TO BROWNFIELDS STATUTES

5. AAC CAPS ON STATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND AN INCREASE OF THE APPROVAL CAP ON URA PROJECTS

6. AAC CHANGES TO THE STATE ECONOMIC STRATEGIC PLAN

7. AAC CHANGES TO THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

8. AAC SALES AND USE TAX RELIEF

9. AAC PERMITS FOR FILMING ON DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PROPERTY

10. AA REPEALING THE ANNUAL THRESHOLD REPORT AND HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK ORGANIZATIONS

11. AAC A CONNECTICUT MANUFACTURING FUND

12. AAC ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM

13. AAC AN INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INSERTION PROGRAM

14. AAC A PILOT PROGRAM FOR TAXATION OF LLC'S, LLP'S, S-CORPS AND PARTNERSHIPS IN MANUFACTURING AND BIOTECH, ENTITIES AND ALLIED HEALTH FIELDS.

15. AAC GREEN JOBS

16. AAC RENTSCHLER FIELD DEVELOPMENT AREA

17. AAC MANUFACTURING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

18. AAC CLEAN MARINAS

19. AAC PERMITTING ACCOUNTABILITY

20. AAC TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER

21. AAC SOCIAL ENTERPRISE COMPANIES

IV. PROPOSED BILLS DRAFTED AS COMMITTEE BILLS

22. Proposed S.B. No. 3 AAC JOBS IN EMERGING SECTORS

23. Proposed S.B. No. 81 AA SEEKING FUNDS TO SUPPORT THE SHAKESPEARE THEATRE IN STRATFORD

24. Proposed H.B. 5014 AA AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE SHUBERT THEATER IN NEW HAVEN

25. Proposed H.B. 5016 AA AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE TO THE CITY OF WEST HAVEN FOR THE WEST HAVE ARTS CENTER

26. Proposed H.B. 5017 AAC THE LEARN HERE, LIVE HERE PROGRAM AND BUSINESS CREATION

27. Proposed H.B. 5018 AA ESTABLISHING A TAX CREDIT FOR BUSINESSES THAT PROVIDE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MANUFACTURING PROGRAMS.

28. Proposed H.B. 5019 AAC A TAX CREDIT FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS

29. Proposed H.B. 5302 AA REQUIRING A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF PROPOSED STATE-FUNDED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL INVESTMENTS

30. Proposed H.B. 5393 AA AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM IN NEW LONDON

V. STRAIGHT CHANGE OF REFERENCE

31. Proposed H.B. 5015 AAC PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' PENSIONS SOLVENCY

(INSURANCE)

VI. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

A PRESENTATION by Department of Economic and Community Development Agency and Connecticut Innovations

Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:00 A.M. in Room 1-D

VII. ADJOURNMENT