Substitute House Bill No. 6917
          Substitute House Bill No. 6917

              SPECIAL ACT NO. 97-20


AN   ACT  CONCERNING  THE  CONVEYANCE  OF  CERTAIN
PARCELS OF STATE LAND.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section 1. (a)  Notwithstanding  any provision
of  the general  statutes  to  the  contrary,  the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
town of Colchester, subject to the approval of the
State Properties Review  Board and at a cost equal
to  the  administrative   costs   of  making  such
conveyance, the following  parcels of land located
in the town of Colchester:
    (1)  A  parcel  of  land  having  an  area  of
approximately 1.54 acres  and  identified  as  the
property   shown   on  a  map  entitled  "Town  of
Colchester, Map Showing Land Acquired from Abraham
Alpert   et   al  by  The  State  of  Connecticut,
Relocation of Route 2, Scale 1"=40',  Jan.  1967",
which   map   was   received  for  filing  in  the
Colchester Town Clerk's Office in  February  1967;
and
    (2)  A  parcel  of  land  having  an  area  of
approximately 0.2 acre and identified as Lot 72 on
town of Colchester Tax Assessor's Map 10.
    (b)  The  town  of  Colchester  shall  use the
parcel of land described  in  subdivision  (1)  of
subsection   (a)  of  this  section  for  wetlands
mitigation  purposes  and  the  parcel   of   land
described  in  subdivision  (2) of said subsection
(a) for public works purposes. If, in the case  of
either  of such parcel, the town of Colchester (1)
does not use the parcel for  the  applicable  such
purposes,  (2) does not retain ownership of all of
the parcel, or (3) leases all or  any  portion  of
the  parcel,  the parcel shall revert to the state
of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcels  of  land not later than thirty days after
it  receives  a  proposed   agreement   from   the
Department  of Transportation. The parcels of land
shall remain under the care and  control  of  said
department   until   a   conveyance   is  made  in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under this section, which deed or instrument shall
include provisions to carry out  the  purposes  of
subsection   (b)   of   this   section,   and  the
Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec.  2.  Section  2  of  special act 94-16 is
amended to read as follows:
    (a)   Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  the
general statutes to the contrary, the commissioner
of  public  works  shall  convey  to the Museum of
Connecticut Glass, Incorporated,  subject  to  the
approval  of the state properties review board and
at a cost of one dollar, a parcel of land and  the
structure thereon located in the town of Coventry,
having an area of  approximately  2.06  acres  and
described  as follows: The parcel of land known as
the Lee Farm, located on the southeast  corner  of
the  intersection of River Road North and Route 44
in said town.
    (b)   The   Museum   of   Connecticut   Glass,
Incorporated shall use said parcel of land  for  a
glass  museum.  If said corporation does not begin
construction of  a  glass  museum  within  [three]
EIGHT  years  after  [the  effective  date of this
section] JUNE 8, 1994, or if, after completion  of
such  construction,  said  parcel  is not used for
said purpose, it shall  revert  to  the  state  of
Connecticut.
    (c)  The  state  properties review board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  department
of  public  works. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  state  treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  shall  include  provisions to carry out the
purposes of subsection (b) of  this  section,  and
the  commissioner  of  public works shall have the
sole responsibility for  all  other  incidents  of
such conveyance.
    Sec.  3.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
town of Cheshire, subject to the approval  of  the
State  Properties Review Board and at a cost equal
to  the  administrative  costs  of   making   such
conveyance,  a  parcel of land located in the town
of  Cheshire,  having  an  area  of  approximately
11,816  square  feet  and identified as the excess
state property from Department  of  Transportation
Project  No.  25-114  on the northwest side of the
intersection of Routes 68 and 70,  which  property
abuts  said  routes  and  property  owned by Frank
Salvatore.
    (b)  (1)  The  town of Cheshire shall use said
parcel of land for  open  space  purposes  or  may
lease  said  parcel of land to Frank Salvatore for
open space purposes. (2) Said parcel of land shall
revert to the state of Connecticut if (A) the town
of Cheshire (i) does not use said parcel for  said
purposes, (ii) does not retain ownership of all of
said parcel, or (iii) leases all or any portion of
said  parcel except to Frank Salvatore as provided
in subdivision (1) of this subsection, or (B)  the
town  of  Cheshire  leases  said parcel of land to
Frank Salvatore and Frank Salvatore does  not  use
the parcel for open space purposes.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  4.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
town of East Hartford, subject to the approval  of
the  State  Properties  Review Board and at a cost
equal to the cost of making such conveyance,  five
parcels  of  land  located  on Arnold Drive in the
town of East Hartford, which are identified as the
same  premises  described in deeds recorded on the
East Hartford Land Records at (1) Volume 402, Page
91; (2) Volume 404, Page 312; (3) Volume 405, Page
93; (4) Volume 396, Page 315; and (5) Volume  411,
Page  497.  The total area of said parcels of land
is approximately 1.35 acres.
    (b)  The  town of East Hartford shall use said
parcels of land for open space  purposes.  If  the
town  of  East  Hartford (1) does not use any such
parcel for said  purposes,  (2)  does  not  retain
ownership of all of any such parcel, or (3) leases
all or any portion of any such parcel, the  parcel
shall revert to the state of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcels  of  land not later than thirty days after
it  receives  a  proposed   agreement   from   the
Department  of Transportation. The parcels of land
shall remain under the care and  control  of  said
department   until   a   conveyance   is  made  in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under this section, which deed or instrument shall
include provisions to carry out  the  purposes  of
subsection   (b)   of   this   section,   and  the
Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec.  5.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation, upon completion of
State Project No. 63-376 (Founders Bridge),  shall
convey four parcels of land located in the city of
Hartford to the Phoenix Home Life Mutual Insurance
Company,  subject  to  the  approval  of the State
Properties Review Board and at a cost equal to the
fair market value of said parcels as determined by
the average of the appraisals of  two  independent
appraisers   who   shall   be   selected  by  such
commissioner, plus  the  administrative  costs  of
making   such   conveyance.   Said   parcels   are
identified as parcels 4, 5, 9  and  10  on  a  map
entitled:  "Map  Prepared  for  Phoenix  Home Life
Mutual  Insurance  Co.,   State   of   Connecticut
Parcels,   Commerce   Street   and  Grove  Street,
Hartford, Connecticut", Scale 1 inch  =  50  feet,
Date  2/14/97,  as revised, Sheet 1 of 1, said map
being prepared by Close, Jensen  &  Miller,  P.C.,
Consulting  Engineers,  Land Planners & Surveyors,
1137   Silas    Deane    Highway,    Wethersfield,
Connecticut.
    (1)  Parcel 4 has an area of approximately .03
acre and is bounded and described as follows:

    Beginning  at  a  point,  said point being the
intersection  of  the  westerly  street  line   of
formerly  Commerce  Street  and  the northwesterly
taking and nonaccess line for  Ramp  "D"  of  I-91
said  point  having coordinates of North 339269.56
and East 622209.07 on the North American Datum  of
1927:

    thence  running South 23 degrees 29 minutes 12
seconds East  along  said  southwesterly  line  of
formerly  Commerce  Street a distance of eight and
no one-hundredths (8.00) feet to a point;

    thence  running South 54 degrees 38 minutes 48
seconds West along land now or formerly  of  State
of   Connecticut   a   distance   of  one  hundred
thirty-five and nineteen  one-hundredths  (135.19)
feet to a point;

    thence  running South 84 degrees 13 minutes 44
seconds West along land now or formerly  of  State
of  Connecticut a distance of one hundred thirteen
and no one-hundredths (113.00) feet  to  a  point,
said  point  being  on the northerly line of Grove
Street;

    thence  running North 81 degrees 24 minutes 04
seconds East along land now or formerly of Phoenix
Home  Life  Mutual Insurance Co. a distance of one
hundred nine and sixteen  one-hundredths  (109.16)
feet to a point;

    thence  running North 54 degrees 09 minutes 08
seconds East along land now or formerly of Phoenix
Home  Life  Mutual Insurance Co. a distance of one
hundred     thirty-seven      and      sixty-three
one-hundredths  (137.63)  feet  to  the  point and
place  of  beginning,  said  point  being  on  the
southwesterly line of formerly Commerce Street.

    (2)  Parcel  5  has  an  area of approximately

    Beginning  at  a  point,  said point being the
intersection  of  the  easterly  street  line   of
Columbus  Boulevard  and the southerly street line
of Grove Street, said point being  twenty-six  and
fifty one-hundredths (26.50) feet southerly of the
ramp C and D  baseline  of  I-91  and  said  point
having  coordinates  of  North  339158.60 and East
621797.91 on the North American Datum of 1927:

    thence  running South 78 degrees 57 minutes 57
seconds East along said southerly  line  of  Grove
Street  a  distance of ninety-eight and forty-five
one-hundredths (98.45) feet to a point;

    thence  running South 09 degrees 01 minutes 47
seconds West along land now  or  formerly  of  238
Columbus  Boulevard  Inc. a distance of thirty-two
and two one-hundredths (32.02) feet to a point;

    thence  running North 79 degrees 27 minutes 27
seconds West along land now  or  formerly  of  238
Columbus  Boulevard Inc. a distance of forty-eight
and eighty one-hundredths (48.80) feet to a point;

    thence  running North 81 degrees 24 minutes 06
seconds West along land now  or  formerly  of  238
Columbus  Boulevard  Inc. a distance of forty-nine
and fifty-five one-hundredths (49.55)  feet  to  a
point,  said  point  being on the easterly line of
Columbus Boulevard;

    thence  running North 08 degrees 54 minutes 34
seconds East along said easterly line of  Columbus
Boulevard a distance of thirty-four and fifty-five
one-hundredths (34.55) feet to the point and place
of beginning.

    (3)  Parcel  9  has  an  area of approximately

    Beginning   at   a  point,  said  point  being
located a distance of five hundred fifty and  four
one-hundredths  (550.04)  feet  northerly  of  the
intersection  of  the  northerly  line  of  Potter
Street  and  the westerly line of Commerce Street,
as measured along said westerly line  of  Commerce
Street,  said  point  having  coordinates of North
338935.91 and East 622301.30 on the North American
Datum of 1927:

    thence  running North 03 degrees 07 minutes 31
seconds East along land now or formerly of Phoenix
Home  Life  Mutual Insurance Company a distance of
thirty-four and forty-five one-hundredths  (34.45)
feet to a point;

    thence  running northerly along a curve to the
left having a radius of three  hundred  twenty-one
and  no one-hundredths (321.00) feet a distance of
three and fifty-nine  one-hundredths  (3.59)  feet
along  land  now  or formerly of Phoenix Home Life
Mutual Insurance Company to a point;

    thence  running North 21 degrees 14 minutes 15
seconds West along land now or formerly of Phoenix
Home  Life  Mutual Insurance Company, which course
is also along a  taking  and  nonaccess  line  for
I-91,   a   distance   of   one   hundred  and  no
one-hundredths (100.00)  feet  to  a  point,  said
point  being sixty-six and thirteen one-hundredths
(66.13) feet  offset  from  the  curved  ramp  "C"
baseline  of  I-91  at  ramp  "C" baseline station
664+93;

    thence  running South 78 degrees 57 minutes 57
seconds  East  a  distance  of  seventy-eight  and
eighty one-hundredths (78.80) feet to a point;

    thence  running South 20 degrees 18 minutes 07
seconds East along land now or formerly  of  State
of  Connecticut a distance of one hundred fourteen
and fifty-one one-hundredths (114.51)  feet  to  a
point;

    thence  running South 69 degrees 41 minutes 53
seconds West along land now or formerly of City of
Hartford    a   distance   of   thirty-three   and
twenty-five  one-hundredths  (33.25)  feet  to   a
point;

    thence  running North 86 degrees 52 minutes 29
seconds West along land now or formerly of City of
Hartford  Street  Division a distance of fifty-one
and eighty  one-hundredths  (51.80)  feet  to  the
point and place of beginning.

    (4)  Parcel  10  has  an area of approximately

    Beginning  at  a  point,  said point being the
intersection of the taking line for  Ramp  "J"  of
I-91  and  the northerly line of formerly Commerce
Street, which line is also the nonaccess line  for
Ramp  "J" of I-91 said point having coordinates of
North 339451.76 and East 622138.13  on  the  North
American Datum of 1927:

    thence  running North 61 degrees 06 minutes 16
seconds West along the nonaccess line for Ramp "J"
of  I-91 and northeasterly street line of formerly
Commerce Street a distance of  two  hundred  three
and  sixty-nine  one-hundredths (203.69) feet to a
point;

    thence  running South 63 degrees 48 minutes 30
seconds East along land now or formerly  of  State
of   Connecticut   a   distance   of  one  hundred
ninety-one and ninety-five one-hundredths (191.95)
feet to a point;

    thence  running South 23 degrees 58 minutes 19
seconds East along land now or formerly  of  State
of  Connecticut  a  distance  of  fifteen  and  no
one-hundredths (15.00) feet to the point and place
of    beginning,   said   point   being   on   the
northeasterly line of formerly Commerce Street.

    (b)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcels  of  land not later than thirty days after
it  receives  a  proposed   agreement   from   the
Department   of  Transportation.  The  land  shall
remain  under  the  care  and  control   of   said
department   until   a   conveyance   is  made  in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under   this  section,  and  the  Commissioner  of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  6.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
city of Middletown, subject to the approval of the
State  Properties Review Board and at a cost equal
to  the  administrative  costs  of   making   such
conveyance,  a  parcel of land located in the city
of Middletown, having  an  area  of  approximately
0.169  acre.  Said  parcel  of land is bounded and
described as follows:

NORTHWESTERLY - by present Washington Street,
                Route 66, 60.0 feet;
EASTERLY      - by land now or formerly of Carol
                R. Olson et al, 158 feet;
SOUTHERLY     - by land now or formerly of Philip
                C. Dunn et al, 50 feet;
WESTERLY      - by land now or formerly of The
                City of Middletown, Proposed
                Thomas Street, 120 feet.

Said  parcel  of  land comprises the same premises
described in  a  deed  from  James  A.  Moses  and
Lillian  H.  Moses,  dated  August  31,  1993, and
recorded  in  Volume  1022  at  Page  523  of  the
Middletown Land Records.
    (b)  The  city  of  Middletown  shall use said
parcel of land for public works purposes.  If  the
city  of  Middletown  (1) does not use said parcel
for said purposes, (2) does not  retain  ownership
of  all  of  said parcel, or (3) leases all or any
portion of said parcel, the parcel shall revert to
the state of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  7.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner  of  Transportation  shall  convey  a
parcel of land located in the town of North Canaan
to  the  Robert C. Geer Memorial Hospital, subject
to the approval of  the  State  Properties  Review
Board and at a cost equal to the fair market value
of said parcel as determined by the average of the
appraisals of two independent appraisers who shall
be  selected  by  such  commissioner,   plus   the
administrative  costs  of  making such conveyance.
Said parcel of land has an area  of  approximately
described in  a  deed  from  the  Robert  C.  Geer
Memorial  Hospital,  Inc.,  dated August 13, 1957,
and recorded in the North Canaan Land  Records  at
Volume 29, Pages 616 and 617.
    (b)  The  Robert  C.  Geer  Memorial  Hospital
shall use said parcel of  land  for  nursing  home
purposes.  If the Robert C. Geer Memorial Hospital
(1) does not use said parcel  for  said  purposes,
(2)  does  not  retain  ownership  of  all of said
parcel, or (3) leases all or any portion  of  said
parcel,  the  parcel  shall revert to the state of
Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  8.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
town of Trumbull, subject to the approval  of  the
State  Properties Review Board and at a cost equal
to  the  administrative  costs  of   making   such
conveyance,  a  parcel of land located in the town
of Trumbull, having an area of approximately  3.35
acres  and  identified as Parcel No. 36 on town of
Trumbull Tax Assessor's Map I12.
    (b)  The  town  of  Trumbull  shall  use  said
parcel of land for affordable housing purposes. If
the  town of Trumbull (1) does not use said parcel
for said purposes, (2) does not  retain  ownership
of  all  of  said parcel, or (3) leases all or any
portion of said parcel, the parcel shall revert to
the state of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  9.  (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner  of  Environmental  Protection  shall
enter  into  an  agreement  with   the   town   of
Litchfield for the exchange of two parcels of land
located in the town of Litchfield,  simultaneously
and each in consideration of the other. The parcel
of land to be  conveyed  by  the  Commissioner  of
Environmental   Protection  in  such  exchange  is
identified as the property shown on a map entitled
"13.737  plus or minus ACRES MAP PREPARED FOR TOWN
of LITCHFIELD SHOWING PROPERTY TO BE ACQUIRED FROM
the  STATE  of  CONNECTICUT  KNIFE  SHOP  ROAD and
CONNECTICUT   ROUTE   254    NORTHFIELD    SECTION
LITCHFIELD,  CONNECTICUT  SCALE  1"  -60' FEBRUARY
1994 SAMUEL P. BERTACCINI,  JR.".  The  parcel  of
land  to  be conveyed by the town of Litchfield in
such exchange  is  identified  as  follows:  Those
certain  roads or highways located within the town
of Litchfield within the boundaries  of  "Topsmead
Forest",   so   called,  owned  by  the  State  of
Connecticut, and shown as  Chase  Road,  Jefferson
Hill  Road, and Jefferson Hill Road South on a map
or plan entitled:

"'TOPSMEAD'   Property  of  Miss  Edith  M.  Chase
Litchfield, Connecticut Scale -one inch Equals 200
Feet Based on Surveys by W. Bruce Hubbard 1924 By:
W.A.  Williston  1938  By:   Douglas   G.   Little
1947-1950

All   Courses   North  of  East  Litchfield  Road,
Magnetic 1938

All   Courses   South  of  East  Litchfield  Road,
Magnetic 1924

Douglas  G.  Little  Surveyor  October  5,  1950",
revised with hand written notes  without  revision
date and recorded on October 3, 1960 in Map Volume
5 at Page 61 of the Litchfield Land Records.

For  further  reference, see original maps of same
title dated October 5,  1950  without  handwritten
notes  recorded  in  Volume  3  at  Page 49 of the
Litchfield Land Records.

    (b)  The  exchange  of  said  parcels  of land
shall be subject to  the  approval  of  the  State
Properties  Review  Board.  The town of Litchfield
shall pay for the administrative costs incurred by
the state in the exchange of said parcels of land.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete  its  review  of  the  exchange  of  said
parcels  of  land not later than thirty days after
it  receives  a  proposed   agreement   from   the
Department  of Environmental Protection. The state
land shall remain under the care  and  control  of
said  department  until  a  conveyance  is made in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or instrument necessary for the conveyance of
state land under this section and the Commissioner
of Environmental Protection shall  have  the  sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec.  10.  Section  8  of special act 95-25 is
amended to read as follows:
    (a)   Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  the
general statutes to the contrary, the commissioner
of  environmental  protection  shall  convey  Fort
Shantok State Park, which is located in  the  town
of  Montville and has an area of approximately 138
acres, [to] AS FOLLOWS:
    (1)   TO  THE  MOHEGAN  TRIBE  OF  INDIANS  OF
CONNECTICUT, (A) A PARCEL OF LAND HAVING  AN  AREA
OF  APPROXIMATELY  2.0  ACRES  AND  IDENTIFIED  AS
PARCEL "A" ON A SURVEY PLAN PREPARED BY  HARRIS  &
CLARK,  INC.  ENTITLED  "PERIMETER SURVEY PREPARED
FOR THE MOHEGAN TRIBE OF INDIANS  OF  CONNECTICUT,
FORT  SHANTOK  STATE  PARK, CONNECTICUT ROUTE #433
AND MASSAPEAG SIDE ROAD,  MONTVILLE,  CONNECTICUT,
SCALE:   1"=100',   DATED:   JANUARY,   1997,  JOB
IDENTIFICATION #1966, SHEET 1 OF 2,  LAST  REVISED
2/21/97";  AND (B) A PARCEL OF LAND HAVING AN AREA
OF  APPROXIMATELY  0.29  ACRE  AND  IDENTIFIED  AS
PARCEL   "B"  ON  THE  SURVEY  PLAN  DESCRIBED  IN
SUBPARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; AND
    (2)  TO  the United States of America in trust
for the Mohegan Tribe of Indians  of  Connecticut,
THE REMAINDER OF FORT SHANTOK STATE PARK.
    (b)  THE  CONVEYANCES  DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION
(a)  OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE  MADE   (1)   in
accordance  with  the  provisions of the agreement
between the State of Connecticut and  the  Mohegan
Tribe  of  Indians  of Connecticut, which resolved
the Tribe's land claims against the State and  was
executed  on  May 17, 1994, and (2) subject to the
approval of the State Properties Review Board.
    [(b)]  (c) Said park shall be conveyed subject
to a restriction that it shall not be used for any
gaming  operations  or gaming-related development.
Said restriction shall  run  with  said  land  and
shall be binding on all parties to said conveyance
and all persons claiming under said parties.
    [(c)]  (d)  The  State Properties Review Board
shall complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of
said  land  not  later  than  thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  department
of environmental protection. The land shall remain
under the care  and  control  of  said  department
until  a conveyance is made in accordance with the
provisions of this section.  The  state  treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes of subsection [(b)]  (c)
of   this   section,   and   the  commissioner  of
environmental  protection  shall  have  the   sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec.  11. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner  of  Transportation  shall  convey  a
parcel of land located in the  city  and  town  of
Milford to MSA International, Inc., subject to the
approval of the State Properties Review Board  and
at  a  cost equal to the fair market value of said
parcel, taking into consideration the  open  space
restriction  set  forth  in subsection (b) of this
section, plus the administrative costs  of  making
such  conveyance.  The  fair  market value of said
parcel shall be determined by the average  of  the
appraisals of two independent appraisers who shall
be selected by such commissioner. Said  parcel  of
land  has  an area of approximately 2.24 acres and
is identified as Parcel 43 in Block  812  on  city
and town of Milford Tax Assessor's Map 90.
    (b)  MSA  International,  Inc.  shall use said
parcel of land for open  space  purposes.  If  MSA
International,  Inc.  (1) does not use said parcel
for said purposes, (2) does not  retain  ownership
of  all  of  said parcel, or (3) leases all or any
portion of said parcel, the parcel shall revert to
the state of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  12.  Section  6  of public act 96-249 is
repealed and the following is substituted in  lieu
thereof:
    (a)   Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  the
general statutes to the contrary, the Commissioner
of  Public  Works  shall  convey  to  the  city of
Hartford, subject to the  approval  of  the  State
Properties Review Board and at a cost equal to the
administrative costs of making such conveyance,  a
parcel  of  land  located at 40 Clifford Street in
the  city  of  Hartford,   having   an   area   of
approximately  one-half acre and identified as lot
21 in  block  3  of  city  [of]  ON  Hartford  Tax
Assessor's Map 204.
    (b)  (1)  The  city of Hartford shall use said
parcel of land for  community  facilities  OR  MAY
LEASE ALL OR ANY PORTION OF SAID PARCEL OF LAND TO
A NONPROFIT ENTITY FOR COMMUNITY  FACILITIES.  (2)
If  the  city  of  Hartford [(1)] (A) does not use
said parcel for said purposes, [(2)] (B) does  not
retain  ownership  of  all of said parcel or [(3)]
(C) leases all  or  any  portion  of  said  parcel
EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED UNDER SUBDIVISION (1) OF THIS
SUBSECTION, the parcel shall revert to  the  state
of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of  Public  Works. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this section, and the Commissioner of Public Works
shall have the sole responsibility for  all  other
incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  13.  Section  5 of special act 87-101 is
amended to read as follows:
    (a)   The   commissioner   of  transportation,
subject to the approval of  the  state  properties
review   board,   shall  convey  to  the  town  of
Greenwich, for the  sum  of  one  dollar  and  the
administrative   costs   of  the  making  of  such
conveyance, the Cos Cob Power Plant and  the  land
on  which  it is located, comprising approximately
thirteen  acres  in  the  town  of  Greenwich.  [,
twenty-five]
    (b)  TWENTY-FIVE  per  cent of the usable land
[of which] DESCRIBED IN  SUBSECTION  (a)  OF  THIS
SECTION  shall  be  used  by  said  town  with the
approval of the commissioner of [housing] ECONOMIC
AND   COMMUNITY   DEVELOPMENT  and  the  Board  of
Selectmen  to  provide  housing   for   low-income
persons,   moderate-income   persons   or   senior
citizens,   [and   seventy-five]   PROVIDED   SUCH
COMMISSIONER  MAY WAIVE SUCH USE RESTRICTION IF HE
DETERMINES THAT SAID TOWN  HAS  PROVIDED,  ON  AND
AFTER  OCTOBER  1,  1997,  HOUSING  UNITS ON OTHER
PROPERTIES IN SAID TOWN, WHICH ARE  EQUIVALENT  TO
THE HOUSING UNITS REQUIRED UNDER THIS SUBSECTION.
    (c)   SEVENTY-FIVE  per  cent  of  [such]  THE
usable land DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION  (a)  OF  THIS
SECTION  AND,  IF  SUCH COMMISSIONER ISSUES SUCH A
WAIVER, THE OTHER TWENTY-FIVE  PER  CENT  OF  SUCH
LAND,   shall   be  used  for  PUBLIC  open  space
purposes.  [,  provided  the]  IF  THE   TOWN   OF
GREENWICH  (1)  DOES  NOT  USE  SAID LAND FOR SAID
PURPOSES, (2) DOES NOT RETAIN OWNERSHIP OF ALL  OF
SAID  LAND,  OR  (3)  LEASES ALL OR ANY PORTION OF
SAID LAND, THE COS COB POWER PLANT AND THE LAND ON
WHICH  IT  IS LOCATED SHALL REVERT TO THE STATE OF
CONNECTICUT.
    (d)    THE    commissioner    may   retain   a
right-of-way over the land DESCRIBED IN SUBSECTION
(a)  OF  THIS SECTION for use of the state and may
provide for the continuing use  by  the  state  of
such portion of the land as the commissioner deems
necessary. With respect to  property  acquired  by
the  town  of  Greenwich pursuant to this section,
discrimination  on   the   basis   of   residence,
including  preferential  reservation or membership
systems, is prohibited except to the  extent  that
reasonable differences in admission and other fees
may be maintained on the basis or  residence.  The
land  shall  remain  under the care and control of
the  commissioner  of   transportation   until   a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  state  treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a conveyance under this section  and
the  commissioner of administrative services shall
have  the  sole  responsibility  for   all   other
incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  14. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner  of  Transportation  shall  convey  a
parcel of land located in the town  of  Brookfield
to  the  Danbury  Slovak  Gymnastic  Union  Sokol,
subject to the approval of  the  State  Properties
Review  Board  and  at a cost of one thousand five
hundred dollars, a parcel of  land  designated  as
File  No.  18-101-27A maintained by the Department
of Transportation. Said parcel of land has an area
of approximately 0.215 acre.
    (b)  The  Danbury Slovak Gymnastic Union Sokol
shall use said  parcel  of  land  exclusively  for
civic   functions   and   shall  not  construct  a
permanent structure  on  the  parcel.  The  parcel
shall  revert  to  the state of Connecticut if the
grantee vacates the abutting property,  ceases  to
use  the  parcel  for  civic functions or uses the
parcel for another purpose.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  Department
of Transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  State  Treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   Commissioner   of
Transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  15.  Section  4  of public act 95-127 is
repealed and the following is substituted in  lieu
thereof:
    (a)   Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  the
general statutes to the contrary, the commissioner
of transportation shall convey a certain parcel of
land to the St. Nicholas  Greek  Orthodox  Church,
subject  to  the  approval of the State Properties
Review Board and at  a  cost  equal  to  the  fair
market value of the parcel of land. Said parcel of
land is located in the town  of  Enfield,  has  an
area  of  approximately  7.4 acres, and is bounded
and described as follows:

EASTERLY:   By land of  the State of Connecticut,
            being Interstate 91;
SOUTHERLY:  By land of  the State of Connecticut,
            being the northwesterly  ramp leading
            from Connecticut State  Highway Route
            190 to U.S. Route 5, Enfield Street;
WESTERLY:   By land of  the State of Connecticut,
            being U.S. Route 5, Enfield Street;
NORTHERLY:  By land now or formerly of J. Stewart
            Cowhey, et al,  land  now or formerly
            of  Tennessee Gas  Transmission  Co.,
            the Town of  Enfield, being Claremont
            Avenue,  land  now   or  formerly  of
            William Aloisa, et  al,  land  now or
            formerly of Robert  M. Lantry, et al,
            partly by each;
WESTERLY
  AGAIN:    By land now  or formerly of Robert M.
            Lantry, et al;
NORTHERLY
  AGAIN:    By land of the Town of Enfield, being
            Meadow Street;
WESTERLY
  AGAIN:    By land of the Town of Enfield, being
            Meadow Street;
SOUTHERLY
  AGAIN:    By land of the Town of Enfield, being
            Meadow Street;
WESTERLY
  AGAIN:    By land of the Town of Enfield, being
            Meadow Street;
NORTHERLY
  AGAIN:    By land now  or  formerly  of  E.  J.
            Malley, Jr., et al;
WESTERLY
  AGAIN:    By land now  or  formerly  of  E.  J.
            Malley, Jr., et al;
NORTHERLY
  AGAIN:    By land now  or  formerly  of Fred J.
            Provencher.

    (b)  [At  least  sixty  days before selling or
leasing all or any portion of said parcel of land,
the  St.  Nicholas  Greek  Orthodox  Church  shall
notify,   in   writing,   the   commissioner    of
transportation  of said church's intention to sell
or lease said parcel or  portion  thereof.  Within
forty-five  days after receiving such notice, such
commissioner may give written notice of the  state
of  Connecticut's  desire  to purchase said parcel
and the state of Connecticut  may  repurchase  the
parcel  for  the  same  price  paid by said church
under this section.] IF A BUILDING PERMIT FOR  THE
CONSTRUCTION  OF  A  CHURCH ON SAID PARCEL OF LAND
HAS NOT BEEN ISSUED BY THE END OF THE  FIFTH  YEAR
AFTER  THE  CONVEYANCE  OF  SAID PARCEL OF LAND IS
MADE, (1) THE ST. NICHOLAS GREEK  ORTHODOX  CHURCH
SHALL  NOTIFY,  IN  WRITING,  THE  COMMISSIONER OF
TRANSPORTATION OF SUCH NONISSUANCE, NOT LATER THAN
THIRTY  DAYS  AFTER  THE  END  OF  SUCH  FIVE-YEAR
PERIOD, AND  (2)  THE  STATE  OF  CONNECTICUT  MAY
REPURCHASE  THE  PARCEL FOR THE SAME PRICE PAID BY
SAID CHURCH UNDER THIS  SECTION,  NOT  LATER  THAN
SIXTY    DAYS    AFTER    THE    COMMISSIONER   OF
TRANSPORTATION RECEIVES SUCH NOTICE.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land not later than thirty days after it
receives a proposed agreement from the  department
of transportation. The land shall remain under the
care  and  control  of  said  department  until  a
conveyance   is   made   in  accordance  with  the
provisions of this section.  The  state  treasurer
shall  execute  and deliver any deed or instrument
necessary for a  conveyance  under  this  section,
which  deed or instrument shall include provisions
to carry out the purposes  of  subsection  (b)  of
this    section,    and    the   commissioner   of
transportation shall have the sole  responsibility
for all other incidents of such conveyance.
    Sec.  16.  Section  3  of public act 95-127 is
repealed and the following is substituted in  lieu
thereof:
    (a)   Notwithstanding  any  provision  of  the
general statutes to the contrary, the commissioner
of  public  works  shall  convey  to  the  town of
Killingly, subject to the approval  of  the  State
Properties  Review  Board  and at a cost [equal to
the   administrative   costs   of   making    such
conveyance]  OF  ONE  DOLLAR, a parcel of land and
the buildings on  said  parcel,  which  parcel  is
located  in  the town of Killingly, has an area of
approximately 0.78 acres and is identified as  the
same  parcel  of  land  conveyed  to  the state of
Connecticut by James M. Paine and recorded in  the
Killingly  Land  Records at Volume 66, Page 263 on
July 16, 1909.
    (b)   The   town   of  Killingly  shall  [use]
DETERMINE HOW said parcel of  land  and  buildings
[for  community  purposes]  SHALL BE USED. If said
town [(1) does not use said parcel  and  buildings
for  said purposes, (2)] does not retain ownership
of [all of] said  parcel  or  buildings,  [or  (3)
leases  all  or  any  portion  of  said  parcel or
buildings,] the parcel and buildings shall  revert
to the state of Connecticut. THE REVENUE GENERATED
BY THE PARCEL AND BUILDINGS SHALL NOT  EXCEED  THE
COST  TO  THE  TOWN  OF  KILLINGLY  OF  OWNING AND
MAINTAINING  SUCH   PARCEL   AND   BUILDINGS.   IN
DETERMINING  THE COST, REVENUE LOST TO THE TOWN IF
THE PARCEL AND BUILDINGS ARE  NOT  OPERATED  BY  A
PRIVATE ENTITY MAY BE CONSIDERED.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcel of land and buildings not later than thirty
days after it receives a proposed  agreement  from
the  department  of  public  works.  The  land and
buildings shall remain under the care and  control
of  said  department until a conveyance is made in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  state treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under this section, which deed or instrument shall
include provisions to carry out  the  purposes  of
subsection   (b)   of   this   section,   and  the
commissioner of public works shall have  the  sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec.  17.  (a)  Notwithstanding any provisions
of the  general  statutes  to  the  contrary,  the
Commissioner  of  Public Safety shall grant to The
Bradley Home, a charitable corporation, subject to
the  approval of the State Properties Review Board
and at a cost equal to the administrative costs of
making  such  grant,  an  easement for ingress and
egress by foot and vehicle  and  for  purposes  of
laying  and  maintaining  a drainage line with all
necessary appurtenances over, under and  across  a
parcel  of  land  located  on the westerly side of
Colony Street in the City of Meriden, known as 294
Colony   Street  (Meriden  Assessor's  designation
Block 230, Lot 13), which is adjacent to the  real
property  of  The Bradley Home known as 320 Colony
Street (Meriden Assessor's designation Block  230,
Lot 88).
    (b)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review of such grant not  later  than
thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement
from the Department of Public  Safety.  The  State
Treasurer  shall  execute  and deliver any deed or
instrument  necessary  for  a  grant  under   this
section  and  the  Commissioner  of  Public Safety
shall have the sole responsibility for  all  other
incidents of such grant.
    Sec.  18. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes  to   the   contrary,   the
Commissioner of Transportation shall convey to the
town of South Windsor, subject to the approval  of
the  State  Properties  Review Board and at a cost
equal to the administrative costs of  making  such
conveyance,  two  parcels  of  land located in the
town of South Windsor which have a total  area  of
approximately   twenty   acres   and   which   are
identified as the surplus portion of the land  (1)
in   Department   of   Transportation   File   No.
132-70-27B and (2) which is bounded on  the  north
by  a HELCO right-of-way, on the east by Ellington
Road (Rte. 30), on the south by I-291 and  on  the
west   by   U.S.  Rte.  5  (former  Department  of
Transportation File No. 132-70-26).
    (b)  (1)  The  town of South Windsor shall use
said parcels of land for open space or storm water
management    and    infrastructure    improvement
purposes, or may sell all or any portion  of  said
parcels  of land to a purchaser who shall use such
land for economic development purposes.  Any  such
sale  shall  be  made  at a cost equal to the fair
market value of the  land  as  determined  by  the
average  of  the  appraisals  of  two  independent
appraisers  who   shall   be   selected   by   the
Commissioner of Transportation. Such cost shall be
subject to the approval of such commissioner, said
town and the purchaser. All moneys received by the
town of South Windsor from any such sale shall  be
paid promptly to the State Treasurer and deposited
in the Special Transportation Fund.
    (2)  If,  in  the  case of either such parcel,
the town of South Windsor (A)  does  not  use  the
parcel  for  open  space or storm water management
and infrastructure improvement purposes, (B)  does
not  retain ownership of all of the parcel, except
for a sale of all or any portion of the parcel for
economic  development  purposes in accordance with
subdivision (1) of this subsection, or (C)  leases
all or any portion of the parcel, the parcel shall
revert to the state of Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
parcels  of  land not later than thirty days after
it  receives  a  proposed   agreement   from   the
Department   of  Transportation.  The  land  shall
remain  under  the  care  and  control   of   said
department   until   a   conveyance   is  made  in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under this section, which deed or instrument shall
include provisions to carry out  the  purposes  of
subsection   (b)   of   this   section,   and  the
Commissioner of Transportation shall have the sole
responsibility  for  all  other  incidents of such
conveyance.
    Sec. 19. (a)  Notwithstanding any provision of
the  general  statutes   to   the   contrary,  the
Commissioner of Veterans'  Affairs shall convey to
the town of Rocky Hill, subject to the approval of
the State Properties  Review  Board  and at a cost
equal to the  administrative  costs of making such
conveyance, a fifty acre portion of two parcels of
land located adjacent  to  the  Veterans' Home and
Hospital in the  town of Rocky Hill, which parcels
are  the same  parcels  of  land  described  in  a
memorandum  from  the   Office   of   Policy   and
Management to all  state agency heads, dated March
12,  1997,  and   entitled   "Request  for  Re-use
Proposals - State Land in Rocky Hill".
    (b)  The  town  of  Rocky  Hill shall use said
fifty acre portion of said  parcels  of  land  for
recreational,  educational,  open  space  or other
municipal public purposes. If the  town  of  Rocky
Hill  (1)  does  not use said portion for any such
purpose, (2) does not retain ownership of  all  of
said portion or (3) leases all or any part of said
portion, the portion shall revert to the state  of
Connecticut.
    (c)  The  State  Properties Review Board shall
complete its review  of  the  conveyance  of  said
portion  of  said  parcels  of land not later than
thirty days after it receives a proposed agreement
from the Department of Veterans' Affairs. The land
shall remain under the care and  control  of  said
department   until   a   conveyance   is  made  in
accordance with the provisions  of  this  section.
The  State Treasurer shall execute and deliver any
deed or  instrument  necessary  for  a  conveyance
under this section, which deed or instrument shall
include provisions to carry out  the  purposes  of
subsection   (b)   of   this   section,   and  the
Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs shall  have  the
sole  responsibility  for  all  other incidents of
such conveyance.
    Sec.  20.  Section  2  of public act 83-126 is
repealed.

Approved July 8, 1997