OLR Bill Analysis

HB 6458

AN ACT CONCERNING THE NEW ENGLAND DISASTER TRAINING CENTER ACTIVITY ACCOUNT.

SUMMARY:

This bill establishes the New England Disaster Training Center activity account, a separate, nonlapsing General Fund account for operating the New England Disaster Training Center and containing proceeds of its operations. The bill authorizes the Adjutant General to (1) draw from the account to operate the center and (2) apply for and accept public or private gifts, grants, and donations to fund the account.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

BACKGROUND

New England Disaster Training Center

The New England Disaster Training Center, located in Camp Hartell in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, provides facilities and training to civilian and military emergency responders to build, practice, and integrate clinical, logistical, and leadership skills in disaster response.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Veterans' Affairs Committee

Joint Favorable Change of Reference

Yea

13

Nay

0

(03/07/2013)

Appropriations Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

52

Nay

0

(04/22/2013)