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               Senate Bill No. 941
               Senate Bill No. 941

               SPECIAL ACT NO. 97-7


AN   ACT   CONCERNING   THE   MEMBERSHIP   OF  THE
CONNECTICUT EQUESTRIAN CENTER CORPORATION.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection   (b)   of  special  act  96-14  is
amended to read as follows:
    (b)  The  corporation  shall  be governed by a
board of directors consisting of sixteen  members,
appointed  as follows: (1) Three persons appointed
by the Governor;  (2)  six  persons  appointed  as
follows:  One  by the president pro tempore of the
Senate, one by the majority leader of the  Senate,
one  by  the minority leader of the Senate, one by
the speaker of the House of  Representatives,  one
by   the   majority   leader   of   the  House  of
Representatives and one by the minority leader  of
the House of Representatives; (3) the Commissioner
of  Agriculture,  or   his   designee;   (4)   the
Commissioner  of  Environmental Protection, or his
designee; (5) THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  ECONOMIC  AND
COMMUNITY  DEVELOPMENT,  OR  HIS DESIGNEE; (6) the
mayor of the town and city  of  Hartford,  or  his
designee;  [(6)]  (7)  the  mayor  of  the town of
Bloomfield, or his designee; [(7)]  (8)  the  town
manager  of  the town of Windsor, or his designee;
and [(8)] (9) a representative of Friends of Keney
Park  appointed by said organization. The terms of
the  representatives  appointed  by  the  Governor
shall  be  for  four  years each. The terms of the
representatives  appointed  by  members   of   the
General  Assembly  shall  be for three years each.
The terms of the other members of the board  shall
be  two years. The powers of the corporation shall
be vested in and  exercised  by  the  board.  Nine
members of the board shall constitute a quorum and
the affirmative vote of a majority of the  members
present  at  a  meeting  of  the  board  shall  be
sufficient for any action taken by the  board.  No
vacancy  in  the  membership  of  the  board shall
impair the right of a quorum to exercise  all  the
rights  and  perform  all the duties of the board.
Any action taken by the board may be authorized by
resolution  at  any regular or special meeting and
shall take  effect  immediately  unless  otherwise
provided in the resolution. Notice of any meeting,
whether special or regular, may be  given  orally,
not  less  than  forty-eight  hours  prior  to the
meeting. The board may delegate to three  or  more
of  its  members  such  powers  and  duties of the
board, as it may deem proper.

Approved May 19, 1997