Substitute Senate Bill No. 1126

Public Act No. 99-242

An Act Concerning the Authorization of Bonds of the State for Capital Improvements and Other Purposes.

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

Section 1. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $326,699,348.

Sec. 2. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of acquiring, by purchase or condemnation, undertaking, constructing, reconstructing, improving or equipping, or purchasing land or buildings or improving sites for the projects hereinafter described, including payment of architectural, engineering, demolition or related costs in connection therewith, or of payment of the cost of long-range capital programming and space utilization studies as hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Office of Policy and Management: Development of an offender-based tracking system for use by state and local criminal justice agencies, not exceeding $4,675,000.

(b) For the Department of Public Works:

(1) Infrastructure repairs and improvements, including fire, safety and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, improvements to state-owned buildings and grounds, including energy conservation and preservation of unoccupied buildings, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(2) Removal or encapsulation of asbestos in state-owned buildings, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(3) Security improvements at state-occupied buildings, not exceeding $5,000,000.

(c) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Emergency services facility, including canine training and vehicle impound area, in Cheshire, not exceeding $5,256,985;

(2) Development of a firearms training complex, not exceeding $943,090;

(3) Renovations and improvements to buildings for use as a forensic laboratory, Meriden, not exceeding $500,000.

(d) For the Military Department: State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $300,000.

(e) For the Department of Agriculture: For renovations and expenses associated with Noank marine biological laboratory for aquaculture activities, not exceeding $250,000.

(f) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Recreation and natural heritage trust program for recreation, open space, resource protection and resource management, not exceeding $20,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and new construction at state parks and other recreation facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(3) Alterations, renovations and improvements to Fort Trumbull, including new construction, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(4) Dam repairs, including state-owned dams, not exceeding $3,500,000;

(5) Various flood control improvements, flood repair, erosion damage repairs and municipal dam repairs, not exceeding $2,500,000;

(6) Silver Lake reclamation, including dredging, in Meriden, not exceeding $1,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Mental Retardation: Fire, safety and environmental improvements to regional facilities for client and staff needs, including improvements in compliance with current codes, including intermediate care facilities standards, site improvements, handicapped access improvements, utilities, repair or replacement of roofs, air conditioning and other interior and exterior building renovations and additions at all state-owned facilities, not exceeding $4,000,000.

(h) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services:

(1) Fire, safety and environmental improvements, including improvements in compliance with current codes, site improvements, repair and replacement of roofs and other exterior and interior building renovations, not exceeding $7,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations, additions and improvements, including new construction in accordance with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' master campus plan, not exceeding $9,000,000;

(3) Design and installation of sprinkler systems in direct patient care buildings, not exceeding $4,000,000.

(i) For the Department of Education: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new and replacement equipment, vehicles and technology upgrades at all Regional Vocational-Technical Schools, not exceeding $15,000,000.

(j) For The University of Connecticut Health Center:

(1) New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding $2,200,000;

(2) Development of additional area for the library and related improvements, not exceeding $850,000;

(3) Institutional technical upgrades, not exceeding $1,200,000.

(k) For the Regional Community-Technical College System:

(1) All Community-Technical Colleges: Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance, not exceeding $2,500,000;

(2) At Naugatuck Valley Community-Technical College: Reconstruction of roof and exterior walls, including plaza deck and other related improvements, not exceeding $4,124,273;

(3) At Manchester Community-Technical College: Replacement of temporary buildings in accordance with campus master plan, Phase II, not exceeding $33,885,500;

(4) At Three Rivers Community-Technical College: Acquisition of land, renovations to existing buildings and additional facilities for a consolidated campus in accordance with campus master plan, not exceeding $1,200,000;

(5) At Northwestern Community-Technical College: Development of a new library, classrooms and related space, replacement of temporary buildings and renovations to existing space, including land acquisition, not exceeding $5,477,000.

(l) For the Connecticut State University System:

(1) At All Universities:

(A) New and replacement instruction, research, laboratory and physical plant and administrative equipment, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(B) Land acquisition and related development costs, not exceeding $1,000,000;

(2) At Central Connecticut State University:

(A) Parking lot improvements and additions at Burritt Library, Welte Hall and the Student Center, including lighting and a new ramp connecting north parking garage and Grasso Boulevard, not exceeding $2,275,000;

(B) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with the master plan, not exceeding $3,660,000;

(C) Various site improvements associated with the closure of Wells Street, installation of tunnels and upgrade of utilities, including the primary electrical system, steam and condensate lines, chilled water lines and communication lines, not exceeding $7,696,000;

(D) Alterations and improvements to Maria Sanford Hall, not exceeding $4,979,000;

(3) At Eastern Connecticut State University:

(A) Development of new science building, including classrooms, laboratories, office and support space and site improvements, not exceeding $3,100,000;

(B) Planning for the development of a new Fine Arts Instruction Center, including auditorium, art display gallery and perimeter road, not exceeding $100,000;

(C) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $834,000;

(D) Renovations and an addition to the former J. E. Smith Library building for a support services building, including parking area and access road, not exceeding $2,000,000;

(4) At Southern Connecticut State University:

(A) Addition to Engleman Hall and renovations of existing space, including demolition of adjacent temporary facilities, not exceeding $37,063,000;

(B) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $2,454,500;

(C) Renovations and an addition to Buley Library, including site improvements, not exceeding $3,020,000;

(5) At Western Connecticut State University:

(A) Development of a science building, including site improvements, not exceeding $1,466,000;

(B) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $827,000;

(C) Planning for recreational fields, not exceeding $63,000.

(m) For the Department of Correction: Renovations and improvements to existing state-owned buildings for inmate housing, programming and staff training space and additional inmate capacity, including support facilities and off-site improvements, not exceeding $10,000,000.

(n) For the Department of Children and Families: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $2,000,000.

(o) For the Judicial Department:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at state-owned and maintained facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act code compliance and other code improvements and energy conservation measures, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(2) Purchase and installation of capital equipment, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(3) Security improvements at various facilities, not exceeding $500,000;

(4) Development of courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, in Litchfield, not exceeding $39,500,000;

(5) Development of a courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, in Bridgeport, not exceeding $7,000,000;

(6) Development of a courthouse facility, including land acquisition and parking, in New Haven, not exceeding $5,000,000.

(p) For Legislative Management: State Capitol and Legislative Office Building and related structures, site and facility improvements, not exceeding $800,000.

(q) For The University of Connecticut: Planning and design of the Waterbury campus, not exceeding $2,000,000.

Sec. 3. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 4. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 5. For the purposes of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 1 to 7, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 4 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 4, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and be used for such project, any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project upon receipt shall, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, be used by the State Treasurer to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to said sections 1 to 7, inclusive, to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 1 to 7, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever the principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 1 of this act, shall each be reduced by the amount of the principal so met or retired. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet the principal as hereinabove directed, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the said moneys so invested.

Sec. 6. Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 2 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 2 if the State Bond Commission shall so determine and direct. Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds in excess of the costs of all the projects described in said section 2 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 7. Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 8. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $5,000,000.

Sec. 9. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used by the Department of Economic and Community Development for the purposes hereinafter stated:

Housing development and rehabilitation, including moderate cost housing, moderate rental, congregate and elderly housing, urban homesteading, community housing development corporations, housing purchase and rehabilitation, housing for the homeless, housing for low income persons, limited equity cooperatives and mutual housing projects, abatement of hazardous material including asbestos and lead-based paint in residential structures, emergency repair assistance for senior citizens, housing land bank and land trust, housing and community development, predevelopment grants and loans, reimbursement for state and federal surplus property, private rental investment mortgage and equity program, housing infrastructure, septic system repair loan program, acquisition and related rehabilitation, loan guarantees for private developers of rental housing for the elderly and participation in federal programs, including administrative expenses associated with those programs eligible under the general statutes, not exceeding $5,000,000.

Sec. 10. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 11. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 8 to 11, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds. Such bonds issued pursuant to section 8 of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same becomes due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of such bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 12. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $94,685,000.

Sec. 13. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Department of Agriculture:

(1) State matching grants-in-aid to farmers for environmental compliance, including waste management facilities, compost, soil and erosion control, pesticide reduction, storage and disposal, not exceeding $500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for a farm reinvestment program for the expansion of or improvements to working farms in accordance with a business plan to keep the farms on-going for at least ten years, not exceeding $500,000.

(b) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Grants-in-aid or loans to municipalities for acquisition of land, for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects and for a program for the clean-up of contaminated soil and/or the removal and replacement of leaking underground storage tanks, not exceeding $14,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for acquisition of open space for conservation and recreation purposes, not exceeding $12,000,000;

(3) Grants-in-aid for the Lakes Restoration Program, not exceeding $500,000;

(4) Grants-in-aid for identification, investigation, containment, removal or mitigation of contaminated industrial sites in urban areas, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(5) Grants-in-aid to municipalities for improvements to incinerators and landfills (at least $9.5 million of such total for the CT Resource Recovery Authority, for the benefit of the Bridgeport regional solid waste project), not exceeding $15,000,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to East Lyme for development of an overlook walkway at Niantic Bay, including a pier, not exceeding $750,000.

(c) For the Connecticut Historical Commission: Grants-in-aid for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and landmarks, not exceeding $300,000.

(d) For the Department of Economic and Community Development:

(1) Grant-in-aid to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority for an Assisted Living Program, not exceeding $6,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the Science Museum for development of a new facility in East Hartford, not exceeding $2,500,000;

(3) Grants-in-aid to municipalities and nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for cultural and entertainment-related economic development projects, not exceeding $5,000,000.

(e) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations for alterations and improvements to various facilities, not exceeding $750,000.

(f) For the Department of Social Services: Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child care projects, elderly centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence, emergency shelters and related facilities for the homeless, multi-purpose human resource centers and food distribution facilities, not exceeding $4,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Education: Grants-in-aid to assist targeted local and regional school districts for alterations, repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $13,100,000.

(h) For the State Library:

(1) Grants-in-aid for public libraries for construction, renovations, expansions, energy conservation and handicapped accessibility, not exceeding $2,500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund for nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be matched with private contributions, not exceeding $1,000,000.

(i) For the Department of Children and Families:

(1) Grants-in-aid for construction, alterations, repairs and improvements to residential facilities, group homes, shelters and permanent family residences, not exceeding $4,250,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to private nonprofit mental health clinics for children for fire, safety and environmental improvements, including expansion, not exceeding $250,000.

(j) For Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated: Expansion and improvement of all production facilities and transmission systems, including all equipment and related technical upgrades necessary to convert to digital television broadcasting, not exceeding $2,000,000.

(k) For the Office of Policy and Management:

(1) Grants-in-aid to municipalities, for development of a computer-assisted mass appraisal system in accordance with section 12-62f of the general statutes, not exceeding $285,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the Naugatuck Valley Development Corporation for planning, design and land acquisition related to the relocation of The University of Connecticut Waterbury campus and a new city cultural, arts and academic magnet school, not exceeding $4,000,000.

Sec. 14. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 15. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 16. For the purposes of sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 15 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 15, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available under said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and be used for such project, any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project upon receipt shall, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, be used by the State Treasurer to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, or to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 12 to 19, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever the principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 12 of this act. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet the principal as directed in this section, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the said moneys so invested.

Sec. 17. Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 12 to 19, inclusive, of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 18. In accordance with section 13 of this act, the state, through the Departments of Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Social Services, Education, Children and Families, Economic and Community Development and Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Connecticut Historical Commission, the State Library and Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated, may provide grants-in-aid and other financings to or for the agencies for the purposes and projects as described in said section 13. All financing shall be made in accordance with the terms of a contract at such time or times as shall be determined within authorization of funds by the State Bond Commission.

Sec. 19. In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsections (c), (e), (f), (h)(1) and (i) of section 13 of this act which is made to any entity which is not a political subdivision of the state, the contract entered into pursuant to section 14 of this act shall provide that if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made ceases, within ten years of the date of such grant, to be used as a facility for which such grant was made, an amount equal to the amount of such grant, minus ten per cent per year for each full year which has elapsed since the date of such grant, shall be repaid to the state and that a lien shall be placed on such land in favor of the state to ensure that such amount will be repaid in the event of such change in use provided if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made are owned by the state, a municipality or a housing authority no lien need be placed.

Sec. 20. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $252,040,700.

Sec. 21. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of acquiring, by purchase or condemnation, undertaking, constructing, reconstructing, improving or equipping, or purchasing land or buildings or improving sites for the projects hereinafter described, including payment of architectural, engineering, demolition or related costs in connection therewith, or of payment of the cost of long-range capital programming and space utilization studies as hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Office of Policy and Management: Development of an offender-based tracking system for use by state and local criminal justice agencies, not exceeding $3,250,000.

(b) For the Department of Public Works:

(1) Infrastructure repairs and improvements, including fire, safety and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, improvements to state-owned buildings and grounds, including energy conservation and preservation of unoccupied buildings, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(2) Removal or encapsulation of asbestos in state-owned buildings, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(3) Security improvements at state-occupied buildings, not exceeding $5,000,000.

(c) For the Department of Public Safety:

(1) Emergency services facility, including canine training and vehicle impound area, in Cheshire, not exceeding $1,000,000;

(2) Purchase of a helicopter, not exceeding $1,300,000.

(d) For the Military Department: State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $300,000.

(e) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Recreation and natural heritage trust program for recreation, open space, resource protection and resource management, not exceeding $20,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations and new construction at state parks and other recreation facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act improvements, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(3) Dam repairs, including state-owned dams, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(4) Various flood control improvements, flood repair, erosion damage repairs and municipal dam repairs, not exceeding $3,300,000;

(5) Silver Lake reclamation, including dredging, in Meriden, not exceeding $500,000.

(f) For the Department of Mental Retardation: Fire, safety and environmental improvements to regional facilities for client and staff needs, including improvements in compliance with current codes, including intermediate care facilities standards, site improvements, handicapped access improvements, utilities, repair or replacement of roofs, air conditioning and other interior and exterior building renovations and additions at all state-owned facilities, not exceeding $4,000,000.

(g) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services:

(1) Fire, safety and environmental improvements, including improvements in compliance with current codes, site improvements, repair and replacement of roofs and other exterior and interior building renovations, not exceeding $6,000,000;

(2) Alterations, renovations, additions and improvements, including new construction in accordance with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services' master campus plan, not exceeding $6,500,000;

(3) Design and installation of sprinkler systems in direct patient care buildings, not exceeding $3,500,000.

(h) For the Department of Education: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new and replacement equipment, vehicles and technology upgrades at all Regional Vocational-Technical Schools, not exceeding $15,000,000.

(i) For The University of Connecticut Health Center:

(1) New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding $2,200,000;

(2) Institutional technical upgrades, not exceeding $1,200,000.

(j) For the Regional Community-Technical College System:

(1) For All Community-Technical Colleges:

(A) New and replacement instruction, research and/or laboratory equipment, not exceeding $3,295,947;

(B) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance, not exceeding $4,000,000;

(2) At Norwalk Community-Technical College: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $6,464,070;

(3) At Three Rivers Community-Technical College: Acquisition of land, renovations to existing buildings and additional facilities for a consolidated campus in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $53,014,683;

(4) At Tunxis Community-Technical College: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $2,000,000;

(5) At Gateway Community-Technical College: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $2,880,000.

(k) For the Connecticut State University System:

(1) For All Universities:

(A) New and replacement instruction, research, laboratory and physical and administrative equipment, not exceeding $9,500,000;

(B) Land acquisition and related development costs, not exceeding $1,000,000;

(2) At Central Connecticut State University:

(A) Development of an energy center to replace the existing power plant, including the demolition and removal of old equipment and structures, modifications to existing power house and installation of underground utility tunnel system, not exceeding $10,147,500;

(B) Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds in accordance with the master plan, not exceeding $525,000;

(C) Renovations and improvements to Copernicus Hall, including heating, ventilating and air conditioning system and code renovations, not exceeding $8,755,000;

(3) At Eastern Connecticut State University:

(A) Development of an Early Childhood Family Resource Center on the North Campus, not exceeding $5,603,000;

(B) Planning for the development of a new Fine Arts Instruction Center, including auditorium, art display gallery and perimeter road, not exceeding $2,213,000;

(C) Planning for new campus police station, not exceeding $212,000;

(D) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $615,000;

(4) At Southern Connecticut State University: Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $3,201,500;

(5) At Western Connecticut State University:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities, including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance improvements, not exceeding $1,005,000;

(B) Development of recreational fields, not exceeding $1,595,000;

(C) Addition to the Observatory at the Westside Campus, not exceeding $464,000.

(l) For the Department of Correction: Renovations and improvements to existing state-owned buildings for inmate housing, programming and staff training space and additional inmate capacity, including support facilities and off-site improvements, not exceeding $10,000,000.

(m) For the Department of Children and Families: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $2,000,000.

(n) For the Judicial Department:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds at state-owned and maintained facilities, including Americans with Disabilities Act code compliance and other code improvements and energy conservation measures, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(2) Purchase and installation of capital equipment, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(3) Security improvements at various facilities, not exceeding $500,000;

(4) New courthouse complex in Stamford, not exceeding $10,000,000.

Sec. 22. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 23. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 24. For the purposes of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 20 to 26, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 23 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 23, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and be used for such project, any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project upon receipt shall, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, be used by the State Treasurer to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act, or to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 20 to 26, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever the principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 20 of this act, shall each be reduced by the amount of the principal so met or retired. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet the principal as hereinabove directed, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the said moneys so invested.

Sec. 25. Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 21 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 21 if the State Bond Commission shall so determine and direct. Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds in excess of the costs of all the projects described in said section 21 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 26. Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 27. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 27 to 30, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $5,000,000.

Sec. 28. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used by the Department of Economic and Community Development for the purposes hereinafter stated: Housing development and rehabilitation, including moderate cost housing, moderate rental, congregate and elderly housing, urban homesteading, community housing development corporations, housing purchase and rehabilitation, housing for the homeless, housing for low income persons, limited equity cooperatives and mutual housing projects, abatement of hazardous material including asbestos and lead-based paint in residential structures, emergency repair assistance for senior citizens, housing land bank and land trust, housing and community development, predevelopment grants and loans, reimbursement for state and federal surplus property, private rental investment mortgage and equity program, housing infrastructure, septic system repair loan program, acquisition and related rehabilitation, loan guarantees for private developers of rental housing for the elderly and participation in federal programs, including administrative expenses associated with those programs eligible under the general statutes, not exceeding $5,000,000.

Sec. 29. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 30. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of sections 27 to 30, inclusive, of this act, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 27 to 30, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds. Such bonds issued pursuant to section 27 of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on such bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of such bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 31. The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $85,071,000.

Sec. 32. The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Department of Agriculture:

(1) State matching grants-in-aid to farmers for environmental compliance, including waste management facilities, compost, soil and erosion control, pesticide reduction, storage and disposal, not exceeding $500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for a farm reinvestment program for the expansion of or improvements to working farms in accordance with a business plan to keep the farms on-going for at least ten years, not exceeding $500,000.

(b) For the Department of Environmental Protection:

(1) Grants-in-aid or loans to municipalities for the acquisition of land, for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects and for a program for the clean-up of contaminated soil and/or the removal and replacement of leaking underground storage tanks, not exceeding $10,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid for acquisition of open space for conservation and recreation purposes, not exceeding $12,000,000;

(3) Grant-in-aid for containment, removal or mitigation of identified hazardous waste disposal sites, not exceeding $4,000,000;

(4) Grants-in-aid for the Lakes Restoration Program, not exceeding $500,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to East Lyme for development of an overlook walkway at Niantic Bay, including a pier, not exceeding $750,000;

(6) Grants-in-aid for identification, investigation, containment, removal or mitigation of contaminated industrial sites in urban areas, not exceeding $5,000,000;

(7) Grants-in-aid to municipalities for improvements to incinerators and landfills, not exceeding $5,000,000.

(c) For the Connecticut Historical Commission: Grants-in-aid for the restoration and preservation of historic structures and landmarks, not exceeding $300,000.

(d) For the Department of Economic and Community Development:

(1) Grant-in-aid to the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority for an Assisted Living Program, not exceeding $5,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to the Science Museum for development of a new facility in East Hartford, not exceeding $2,500,000.

(e) For Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated: Financial aid for biotechnology and other high technology laboratories, facilities and equipment, not exceeding $10,000,000.

(f) For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations for alterations and improvements to various facilities, not exceeding $750,000.

(g) For the Department of Social Services:

(1) Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities child care projects, elderly centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence, emergency shelters and related facilities for the homeless, multi-purpose human resource centers and food distribution facilities, not exceeding $4,000,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to provide housing and related facilities to assist persons with AIDS, not exceeding $1,000,000.

(h) For the Department of Education: Grants-in-aid to assist targeted local and regional school districts for alterations, repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds, not exceeding $13,100,000.

(i) For the State Library:

(1) Grants-in-aid for public libraries for construction, renovations, expansions, energy conservation and handicapped accessibility, not exceeding $2,500,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to the Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund for nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code to be matched with private contributions, not exceeding $1,000,000.

(j) For the Department of Children and Families:

(1) Grants-in-aid for construction, alterations, repairs and improvements to residential facilities, group homes, shelters and permanent family residences, not exceeding $3,250,000;

(2) Grants-in-aid to private nonprofit mental health clinics for children for fire, safety and environmental improvements, including expansion, not exceeding $250,000.

(k) For Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated: Expansion and improvement of all production facilities and transmission systems, including all equipment and related technical upgrades necessary to convert to digital television broadcasting, not exceeding $2,000,000.

(l) For the Office of Policy and Management: Grants-in-aid to municipalities, for development of a computer-assisted mass appraisal system in accordance with section 12-62f of the general statutes, not exceeding $671,000.

Sec. 33. All provisions of section 3-20 of the general statutes or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act, and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said sections 31 to 38, inclusive, and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds.

Sec. 34. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management or by or on behalf of such state officer, department or agency and stating such terms and conditions as said commission, in its discretion, may require.

Sec. 35. For the purposes of sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 31 to 38, inclusive, or of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the moneys to be derived from the sale of such bonds. Each request filed as provided in section 34 of this act for an authorization of bonds shall identify the project for which the proceeds of the sale of such bonds are to be used and expended and, in addition to any terms and conditions required pursuant to said section 34, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project. If the request includes a recommendation that some amount of such federal, private or other moneys should be added to such state moneys then, if and to the extent directed by the State Bond Commission at the time of authorization of such bonds, said amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project may be added to any state moneys available or becoming available hereunder for such project and be used for such project, any other federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project upon receipt shall, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, be used by the State Treasurer to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to said sections 31 to 38, inclusive, or to meet the principal of temporary notes issued in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of bonds theretofore authorized pursuant to said sections 31 to 38, inclusive, for the purpose of financing such costs, either by purchase or redemption and cancellation of such bonds or notes or by payment thereof at maturity. Whenever any of the federal, private or other moneys so received with respect to such project are used to meet the principal of such temporary notes or whenever the principal of any such temporary notes is retired by application of revenue receipts of the state, the amount of bonds theretofore authorized in anticipation of which such temporary notes were issued, and the aggregate amount of bonds which may be authorized pursuant to section 31 of this act, shall each be reduced by the amount of the principal so met or retired. Pending use of the federal, private or other moneys so received to meet the principal as directed in this section, the amount thereof may be invested by the State Treasurer in bonds or obligations of, or guaranteed by, the state or the United States or agencies or instrumentalities of the United States, shall be deemed to be part of the debt retirement funds of the state, and net earnings on such investments shall be used in the same manner as the said moneys so invested.

Sec. 36. Said bonds issued pursuant to sections 31 to 38, inclusive, of this act shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly and as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the State Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 37. In accordance with section 32 of this act, the state, through the Departments of Agriculture, Environmental Protection, Social Services, Education, Economic and Community Development, Mental Health and Addiction Services and Children and Families, the Connecticut Historical Commission, the State Library, Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Incorporated, and Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated, may provide grants-in-aid and other financial assistance to or for the agencies or purposes and projects as described in said section 32. All grants shall be made in accordance with the terms of a contract at such time or times as shall be determined within authorization of funds by the State Bond Commission.

Sec. 38. In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to subsections (b), (c), (f), (g), (h), (i)(1) and (j) of section 32 of this act which is made to any entity which is not a political subdivision of the state, the contract entered into pursuant to section 37 of this act shall provide that if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made ceases, within ten years of the date of such grant, to be used as a facility for which such grant was made, an amount equal to the amount of such grant, minus ten per cent per year for each full year which has elapsed since the date of such grant, shall be repaid to the state and that a lien shall be placed on such land in favor of the state to ensure that such amount will be repaid in the event of such change in use provided if the premises for which such grant-in-aid was made are owned by the state, a municipality or a housing authority no lien need be placed.

Sec. 39. Section 1 of special act 86-54, as amended by section 5 of special act 87-13, section 246 of special act 87-77, section 113 of special act 89-52, section 146 of special act 90-34, section 86 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, section 70 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 69 of special act 93-2 of the June special session and section 44 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 86-54, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding one hundred [twenty] nineteen million [one] eight hundred [ninety-three] fifty-nine thousand [ten] nine hundred twenty-six dollars.

Sec. 40. Subdivision (2) of subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 86-54 is amended to read as follows:

Modernization and improvements to state-owned recreational and conservation areas, not exceeding [two] one million nine hundred fifty thousand three hundred twenty dollars.

Sec. 41. Subdivision (3) of subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 86-54 is amended to read as follows:

At Silver Sands State Park, Milford, access roads, utilities, parking/bathhouse complex and beach development, not exceeding one million [three hundred] sixteen thousand five hundred ninety-six dollars.

Sec. 42. Section 1 of special act 87-77, as amended by section 201 of special act 88-77, section 125 of special act 89-52, section 170 of special act 90-34, section 101 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, section 83 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 72 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 51 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 47 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 20 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 87-77, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding one hundred eighty-five million [ninety-eight] seventy-seven thousand three hundred thirty dollars.

Sec. 43. Subdivision (16) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 87-77, as amended by section 50 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

At West Rock Ridge State Park, land acquisition, not exceeding seven hundred [fifty-five] thirty-four thousand six hundred dollars.

Sec. 44. Section 1 of special act 88-77, as amended by section 156 of special act 89-52, section 205 of special act 90-34, section 99 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, section 83 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 59 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 44 of special act 95-20, section 8 of public act 96-181, section 58 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 21 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 88-77, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding three hundred [thirty-seven] thirty-six million [five] seven hundred [twenty-one] seventy-one thousand five dollars.

Sec. 45. Subdivision (10) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 88-77 is repealed.

Sec. 46. Section 22 of special act 89-52, as amended by section 272 of special act 90-34, section 173 of special act 91-7 of the June special session, section 119 of special act 93-2 of the June special session and section 96 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 22 to 27, inclusive, of special act 89-52, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [forty-nine] forty-eight million [thirty-five] eight hundred four thousand [two] four hundred [eighty-six] forty-eight dollars.

Sec. 47. Subdivision (1) of subsection (e) of section 23 of special act 89-52 is amended to read as follows:

Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child day care projects, elderly centers, multipurpose human resource centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence [,] and emergency shelters for the homeless, not exceeding two million [two] one hundred ninety thousand five hundred dollars.

Sec. 48. Subsection (i) of section 23 of special act 89-52 is amended to read as follows:

For the Department of Correction: Grants-in-aid for community residential facilities for alterations, repairs and improvements, not exceeding one million [three hundred] seventy-eight thousand six hundred sixty-two dollars.

Sec. 49. Subdivision (2) of subsection (r) of section 2 of special act 90-34, as amended by section 155 of special act 92-3 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows:

[At] For the Long Lane School, Middletown: Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities and mechanical systems, additions and demolition, not exceeding $4,840,000.

Sec. 50. Section 1 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 134 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 75 of special act 95-20, section 43 of public act 96-181, section 140 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 34 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$333,237,412] $333,117,412.

Sec. 51. Subdivision (2) of subsection (c) of section 2 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows:

Planning for and construction of an emergency services facility, [at the Mulcahy Complex, Meriden,] not exceeding $250,000.

Sec. 52. Subparagraph (C) of subdivision (2) of subsection (n) of section 2 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows:

Ice Rink Enclosure and related facilities complex, not exceeding [$150,000] $30,000.

Sec. 53. Section 29 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 151 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, section 78 of special act 95-20, section 53 of public act 96-181 and section 152 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 29 to 35, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$268,088,297] $267,079,048.

Sec. 54. Subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, as amended by section 152 of public act 94-2 of the May special session and section 153 of special act 97-1 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows:

Development of state-owned office facilities, including acquisition of land and/or buildings, including at least $2,200,000 for the development of a new facility for Charter Oak State College, not exceeding [$68,100,000] $67,846,451.

Sec. 55. Subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows:

Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems [,] and energy conservation, [and removal and replacement of fuel storage tanks,] not exceeding $1,000,000.

Sec. 56. Subparagraph (C) of subdivision (3) of subsection (m) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows:

[Replacement] Development of a new boiler plant and replacement of steam and electrical lines, not exceeding $535,000.

Sec. 57. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (5) of subsection (m) of section 30 of special act 93-2 of the June special session is amended to read as follows:

At the Midtown Campus: Interior and exterior renovations and improvements and an addition to Higgins Hall, not exceeding [$797,000] $41,300.

Sec. 58. Subsection (a) of section 6 of special act 93-21, as amended by section 172 of public act 94-2 of the May special session, is amended to read as follows:

(a) For the purposes described in subsection (b) of this section, the State Bond Commission shall have the power, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts not exceeding in the aggregate [fourteen million] five hundred sixty-five thousand dollars.

Sec. 59. Section 1 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 70 of public act 96-181, section 182 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 43 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 95-20, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$194,728,598] $193,254,982.

Sec. 60. Subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

Development of state-owned office facilities, including the acquisition of land and/or buildings, not exceeding [$10,000,000] $9,584,423.

Sec. 61. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (2) of subsection (o) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

East Hall warehouse addition and various renovations, not exceeding [$4,890,000] $4,044,061.

Sec. 62. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (5) of subsection (o) of section 2 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

Modifications to Route 6 intersections, including utility and drainage system improvements, not exceeding [$705,000] $492,900.

Sec. 63. Section 21 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 86 of public act 96-181, section 198 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 46 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 21 to 27, inclusive, of special act 95-20, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$210,042,230] $202,202,431.

Sec. 64. Subdivision (4) of subsection (d) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

Planning for a new barracks facility in [East Hartford] Rocky Hill for Troop H and support facilities, not exceeding $256,650.

Sec. 65. Subdivision (6) of subsection (d) of section 22 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems [,] and energy conservation, [and removal and replacement of fuel storage tanks,] not exceeding $2,000,000.

Sec. 66. Subsection (e) of section 22 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 89 of public act 96-181, section 202 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session and section 47 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

For the Department of Motor Vehicles: Planning, design, land and/or building acquisition construction or improvements to Department of Motor Vehicles facilities, not exceeding [$6,100,000] $1,407,506.

Sec. 67. Subsection (s) of section 22 of special act 95-20, as amended by section 95 of public act 96-181 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows:

Contingency Reserve: Additions to the amount hereinbefore stated for any of the foregoing projects or purposes, and for any of the projects or purposes as authorized under the provisions of any additional act as authorized including projects under the provisions of section 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 87-77, sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 88-77, sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 89-52, sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 90-34, sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 91-7 of the June special session, sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 92-3 of the May special session, sections 29 to 35, inclusive, of special act 93-2 of the June special session, sections 16 to 22, inclusive, of public act 94-2 of the May special session, amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$6,603,900] $3,456,595.

Sec. 68. Subsection (e) of section 33 of special act 95-20 is amended to read as follows:

For the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Grants-in-aid to private nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for community-based residential and outpatient facilities for purchases, repairs, alterations and improvements, (at least $800,000 of such total for First Step in New London), not exceeding $1,250,000.

Sec. 69. Section 1 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 212 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of public act 96-181, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$29,948,483] $28,750,048.

Sec. 70. Subsection (a) of section 2 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 213 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

For the Military Department: Planning for various renovations, improvements and expansion of Camp Hartell, Windsor Locks, not exceeding [$400,000] $100,000.

Sec. 71. Subdivision (4) of subsection (b) of section 2 of public act 96-181, as amended by section 214 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

East-West Connector Road and state park development, Milford, not exceeding [$1,752,000] $853,565.

Sec. 72. Section 1 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 55 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 1 to 7, inclusive, of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$200,141,930] $194,107,134.

Sec. 73. Subdivision (3) of subsection (d) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Removal or replacement of underground storage tanks, not exceeding [$12,000,000] $6,500,000.

Sec. 74. Subdivision (8) of subsection (g) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Improvements to sewer system at Sherwood Island State Park, including the connection to the municipal system, not exceeding [$2,500,000] $2,194,000.

Sec. 75. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (5) of subsection (j) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Alterations, renovations and improvements to [the Butterworth Building] buildings and grounds, not exceeding $700,000.

Sec. 76. Subdivision (1) of subsection (k) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Installation of backflow prevention devices, not exceeding [$2,000,000] $1,815,000.

Sec. 77. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (3) of subsection (m) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, is amended to read as follows:

[Planning for alterations, improvements and an addition to Higgins Hall] Planning for the development of a science building, including site improvements, not exceeding $1,403,000.

Sec. 78. Subparagraph (B) of subdivision (4) of subsection (m) of section 2 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

North Campus steam and condensate line replacement, not exceeding [$1,535,000] $1,491,204.

Sec. 79. Section 20 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, as amended by section 66 of special act 98-9, is amended to read as follows:

The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 20 to 26, inclusive, of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session, from time to time to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding [$154,129,000] $143,150,000.

Sec. 80. Subdivision (3) of subsection (d) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is repealed.

Sec. 81. Subdivision (4) of subsection (d) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is repealed.

Sec. 82. Subdivision (1) of subsection (e) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including utilities, mechanical systems [,] and energy conservation, [and removal and replacement of fuel storage tanks,] not exceeding $500,000.

Sec. 83. Subdivision (4) of subsection (i) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

For the American School for the Deaf: [Various site improvements, including roads, parking, sidewalks and lighting] Alterations, renovations and improvements to buildings and grounds, including new construction, not exceeding $2,890,000.

Sec. 84. Subdivision (2) of subsection (l) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

At Southern Connecticut State University: [Alterations and improvements to steam and condensate and electrical lines] (A) Development of a new boiler plant and replacement of steam and condensate and electrical lines, not exceeding [$3,410,000] $765,000; (B) renovations and expansion of Engleman Hall, not exceeding $2,645,000.

Sec. 85. Subparagraph (D) of subdivision (5) of subsection (l) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

Alterations and improvements to the Frank DiLoreto Hall, not exceeding [$5,080,000] $101,000.

Sec. 86. Subdivision (1) of subsection (n) of section 21 of special act 97-1 of the June 5 special session is amended to read as follows:

[Planning for alterations, renovations and improvements to a facility located in Bridgeport for offices for adult probation] Planning for the reuse of the courthouse located at 172 Golden Hill Street, not exceeding $500,000.

Sec. 87. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (3) of subsection (e) of section 2 of special act 98-9 is amended to read as follows:

Renovations to the J. E. Smith Library building, including an addition, for administrative office space and student support space, including parking area and access road, which may be developed under the provisions of subdivision (4) of section 4b-24 of the general statutes, not exceeding $5,351,000.

Sec. 88. Subsection (a) of section 4-66c of the general statutes, as amended by section 2 of public act 99-241, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) For the purposes of subsection (b) of this section, the State Bond Commission shall have power, from time to time, to authorize the issuance of bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts not exceeding in the aggregate [five] six hundred [ninety-six] sixty-nine million six hundred ninety-five thousand nine hundred two dollars, provided [ninety-three] one hundred thirty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2000. All provisions of section 3-20, or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby, which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this section, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all bonds authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to this section, and temporary notes in anticipation of the money to be derived from the sale of any such bonds so authorized may be issued in accordance with said section 3-20 and from time to time renewed. Such bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding twenty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such bonds. None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it a request for such authorization, which is signed by or on behalf of the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and states such terms and conditions as said commission in its discretion may require. Said bonds issued pursuant to this section shall be general obligations of the state and the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds as the same become due, and accordingly as part of the contract of the state with the holders of said bonds, appropriation of all amounts necessary for punctual payment of such principal and interest is hereby made, and the Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 89. Subsection (b) of section 32-235 of the general statutes, as amended by section 16 of public act 99-241, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(b) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent of the amount stated in subsection (a) of this section, shall be used by the Department of Economic and Community Development for the purposes of sections 32-220 to 32-234, inclusive, and for the Connecticut job training finance demonstration program pursuant to sections 32-23uu and 32-23vv provided, (1) three million dollars shall be used by said department solely for the purposes of section 32-23uu and not more than five million two hundred fifty thousand dollars of the amount stated in said subsection (a) may be used by said department for the purposes of section 31-3u, [; and further provided] (2) not less than one million dollars shall be used for an educational technology grant to the deployment center program and the nonprofit business consortium deployment center approved pursuant to section 32-41l of the general statutes, and (3) not less than two million dollars shall be used by said department for the establishment of a pilot program to make grants to businesses in designated areas of the state for construction, renovation or improvement of small manufacturing facilities provided such grants are matched by the business, a municipality or another financing entity. The commissioner shall designate areas of the state where manufacturing is a substantial part of the local economy and shall make grants under such pilot program which are likely to produce a significant economic development benefit for the designated area.

Sec. 90. This act shall take effect July 1, 1999, except that sections 20 to 38, inclusive, shall take effect July 1, 2000.

Approved June 28, 1999

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