Senate Bill No. 1155

Public Act No. 99-64

An Act Concerning Adverse Possession of Land Belonging to a Land Trust.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 47-27 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) No length of possession, user or occupancy of land belonging to a railroad or street railway corporation and used for its corporate purposes shall create or continue any right in or to such land. No length of possession, user or occupancy by a railroad or street railway corporation of land belonging to another shall create or continue any right in or to such land.

(b) No length of possession, user or occupancy of land belonging to a nonprofit land-holding organization shall create or continue any right in or to such land. As used in this subsection, "nonprofit land-holding organization" means a nonprofit corporation incorporated pursuant to chapter 602 or any predecessor statute thereto, having as one of its principal purposes the conservation and preservation of land.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved May 27, 1999

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