PA 13-46—HB 6529

Commerce Committee

AN ACT INTEGRATING MUNICIPALITIES INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ELECTRONIC BUSINESS PORTAL

SUMMARY: This act specifies the features the Department of Economic and Community Development must include in any electronic business portal it establishes. At a minimum, the portal must:

1. include specific branding that mirrors a statewide branding program directed by the governor's office,

2. be aligned with the nonprofit Connecticut Economic Resource Center's online business assistance information programs, and

3. allow municipalities to promote local resources.

The act requires each municipality to provide and maintain its own content.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2013

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