Substitute Senate Bill No. 1052
         Substitute Senate Bill No. 1052

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 97-131


AN  ACT  REDUCING  PAPERWORK  AND  EXPEDITING  THE
RECEIPT OF FEDERAL FUNDS.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section   1.  Section  3-39a  of  the  general
statutes  is  repealed  and   the   following   is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    Notwithstanding  or limiting the provisions of
section 13a-166, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 4  OF  THIS
ACT,  the  STATE Comptroller, with the approval of
the  Secretary  of  the  Office  of   Policy   and
Management   FOR   ANY  AMOUNT  OVER  ONE  HUNDRED
THOUSAND DOLLARS, shall record  as  receivable  in
the  appropriate  fund  or  funds of the state any
sums of money which, by written  commitment  in  a
form  acceptable  to  the  STATE  Comptroller, the
federal   government,   any   other   state,   any
subdivision  or  agency of this state or any other
state,  any  corporation  or  any  person  becomes
obligated  to  pay to the state in connection with
any programs federally supported in  whole  or  in
part, or any works of improvement undertaken or to
be  undertaken  by  the  state   and   which   are
expendable by the state for such programs or works
of improvement. Such receivables when so  recorded
shall be deemed to be appropriated for the purpose
or purposes designated  in  such  commitments  and
shall  be  subject  to allotment according to law,
EXCEPT THAT NO  GIFT,  CONTRIBUTION,  INCOME  FROM
TRUST  FUNDS, OR OTHER AID FROM ANY PRIVATE SOURCE
OR FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THAT IS RECORDED AS
A RECEIVABLE SHALL REQUIRE ALLOTMENT, UNLESS THERE
IS A NOTICE BY THE  SECRETARY  OF  THE  OFFICE  OF
POLICY   AND  MANAGEMENT  THAT  THE  STATE  AGENCY
RECEIVING SUCH FUNDING HAS FAILED TO  CONSISTENTLY
PROVIDE  THE  NOTIFICATIONS REQUIRED IN SUBSECTION
(e) OF SECTION 4-66a, AS AMENDED BY SECTION  3  OF
THIS ACT.
    Sec.  2.  Subsection  (a)  of section 4-31a of
the general statutes is repealed and the following
is substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)  Any gift, contribution, income from trust
funds, or other aid from  any  private  source  or
from  the  federal  government, except federal aid
for highway and bridge purposes or  federal  funds
in  the  possession of the Board of Control of the
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment  Station,  the
Board   of   Trustees   of   the   University   of
Connecticut,  the  Board  of   Trustees   of   the
Connecticut  State University System, the Board of
Trustees of the Community-Technical  Colleges,  or
the  Employment  Security  Division  of  the Labor
Department, or any other gift, grant or trust fund
in  the possession of any of said boards, shall be
entered upon the records of the  General  Fund  in
the  manner  prescribed  by  the  Secretary of the
Office of Policy and Management. When so recorded,
such amounts shall be deemed to be appropriated to
the purposes of such gift, contribution  or  other
aid  and shall be allotted in accordance with law.
NO GIFT, CONTRIBUTION, INCOME FROM TRUST FUNDS, OR
OTHER  AID  FROM  ANY  PRIVATE  SOURCE OR FROM THE
FEDERAL  GOVERNMENT  THAT  IS  SUBJECT   TO   THIS
SUBSECTION  SHALL REQUIRE ALLOTMENT, EXCEPT UPON A
NOTICE BY THE SECRETARY OF THE  OFFICE  OF  POLICY
AND  MANAGEMENT  THAT  THE  STATE AGENCY RECEIVING
SUCH FUNDING HAS FAILED  TO  CONSISTENTLY  PROVIDE
THE  NOTIFICATIONS  REQUIRED  IN SUBSECTION (e) OF
SECTION 4-66a, AS AMENDED BY  SECTION  3  OF  THIS
ACT.
    Sec.  3.  Subsection  (e)  of section 4-66a of
the general statutes is repealed and the following
is substituted in lieu thereof:
    (e)  The  secretary  shall require that notice
be given to him of all  applications  for  federal
financial    assistance    OR    FOR   ANY   GIFT,
CONTRIBUTION, INCOME FROM TRUST  FUNDS,  OR  OTHER
AID  FROM  ANY  PRIVATE  SOURCE  submitted  by the
state, or  any  agency  thereof,  authorities  and
development  agencies.  The  secretary may require
that notice be given him of all  applications  for
federal    financial   assistance   submitted   by
municipalities or any agency thereof. [Such notice
shall]  THE  SECRETARY MAY REQUIRE THAT ANY NOTICE
OF APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE be
accompanied  by  an  urban  impact statement, on a
form furnished by said secretary, indicating  that
the  project or program for which such application
is being made has been reviewed in accordance with
the goals set forth in section 4-66b. ONGOING FUND
RAISING FROM ANY PRIVATE SOURCE BY AN  INSTITUTION
OF   HIGHER  EDUCATION  SHALL  NOT  CONSTITUTE  AN
APPLICATION UNDER THE TERMS OF THIS SECTION.
    Sec.   4.   Section  13a-166  of  the  general
statutes  is  repealed  and   the   following   is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    In  accordance  with procedures promulgated by
the  Secretary  of  the  Office  of   Policy   and
Management  for  the  purpose of supplementing the
financing of the aggregate cost of construction of
any  highway or bridge, INCLUDING PLANNING, DESIGN
AND PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING, or  the  purchase  of
land  in  connection therewith financed in part by
federal grants under the provisions of federal law
the  STATE  Comptroller is authorized to record as
receivables that  portion  of  the  federal  grant
apportionment to the state required to finance the
federal  share  of  the  proposed   project   upon
authorization  OF  THE  PROPOSED  PROJECT  by  the
Federal Highway Administration; [to call for  bids
for  such  project,  or  upon  the approval of the
project by the Federal Highway  Administration  in
the  case  of  federal  aid secondary projects, or
upon authorization of the project by  the  federal
highway administration in the cases of preliminary
engineering or acquisition of rights-of-way;]  and
such  amount,  after  deduction  therefrom of such
part of  said  federal  share  as  may  have  been
provided  for  under  any  appropriation available
pursuant to part III of this chapter, is deemed to
be  appropriated  for said purposes. [and shall be
allotted in accordance with law.]  NO  GRANT  FROM
THE  FEDERAL  GOVERNMENT  THAT  IS  RECORDED  AS A
RECEIVABLE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL  REQUIRE
ALLOTMENT,   UNLESS  THERE  IS  A  NOTICE  BY  THE
SECRETARY OF THE OFFICE OF POLICY  AND  MANAGEMENT
THAT  THE  STATE AGENCY RECEIVING SUCH FUNDING HAS
FAILED TO CONSISTENTLY PROVIDE  THE  NOTIFICATIONS
REQUIRED  IN  SUBSECTION  (e) OF SECTION 4-66a, AS
AMENDED BY SECTION 3 OF THIS ACT.
    Sec.  5.  This  act shall take effect from its
passage.

Approved June 13, 1997