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House Bill No. 7004

September Special Session, Public Act No. 09-2

AN ACT AUTHORIZING AND ADJUSTING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER PURPOSES.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 4-66g of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(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 one hundred [forty] eighty million dollars, provided twenty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, [2008] 2010.

Sec. 2. Subsection (a) of section 7-538 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(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 [five hundred eighty-five] six hundred forty-five million dollars, provided thirty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, [2008] 2010.

Sec. 3. Section 10-287d of the general statutes, as amended by section 127 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

For the purposes of funding (1) grants to projects that have received approval of the State Board of Education pursuant to sections 10-287 and 10-287a, subsection (a) of section 10-65 and section 10-76e, (2) grants to assist school building projects to remedy safety and health violations and damage from fire and catastrophe, and (3) regional vocational-technical school projects pursuant to section 10-283b, the State Treasurer is authorized and directed, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of section 3-20, to issue bonds of the state from time to time in one or more series in an aggregate amount not exceeding [six billion nine hundred twenty million two hundred ten thousand] eight billion thirty-eight million nine hundred sixty thousand dollars, provided six hundred thirty million four hundred thousand dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2010. Bonds of each series shall bear such date or dates and mature at such time or times not exceeding thirty years from their respective dates and be subject to such redemption privileges, with or without premium, as may be fixed by the State Bond Commission. They shall be sold at not less than par and accrued interest and the full faith and credit of the state is pledged for the payment of the interest thereon and the principal thereof as the same shall 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. The State Treasurer is authorized to invest temporarily in direct obligations of the United States, United States agency obligations, certificates of deposit, commercial paper or bank acceptances such portion of the proceeds of such bonds or of any notes issued in anticipation thereof as may be deemed available for such purpose.

Sec. 4. Section 10-292k of the general statutes, as amended by section 128 of public act 09-3 of the June special session, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

For purposes of funding subsidy grants, except for interest subsidy grants made pursuant to subsection (b) of section 10-292m, the State Treasurer is authorized and directed, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of section 3-20, to issue bonds of the state from time to time in one or more series in an aggregate amount not exceeding [three hundred fourteen million five hundred thousand] three hundred thirty-four million seven hundred thousand dollars, provided eleven million two hundred thousand dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2010. Bonds of each series shall bear such date or dates and mature at such time or times not exceeding thirty years from their respective dates and be subject to such redemption privileges, with or without premium, as may be fixed by the State Bond Commission. They shall be sold at not less than par and accrued interest thereon and the full faith and credit of the state is pledged for the payment of the interest thereon and the principal thereof as the same shall 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. The State Treasurer is authorized to invest temporarily in direct obligations of the United States, United States agency obligations, certificates of deposit, commercial paper or bank acceptances, such portion of the proceeds of such bonds or of any notes issued in anticipation thereof as may be deemed available for such purpose.

Sec. 5. Subsection (a) of section 22a-483 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) For the purposes of sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, as amended by this act, 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 [nine hundred sixty-one million thirty thousand] one billion sixty-six million thirty thousand dollars, provided [ninety] forty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, [2008] 2010.

Sec. 6. Subsection (d) of section 22a-483 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(d) Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing herein shall preclude the State Bond Commission from authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, in principal amounts not exceeding in the aggregate [one billion seven hundred fifty-three million four hundred thousand] one billion nine hundred thirteen million four hundred thousand dollars, provided [one hundred] eighty million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, [2008] 2010, that are not general obligations of the state of Connecticut to which the full faith and credit of the state of Connecticut are pledged for the payment of the principal and interest. Such revenue bonds shall mature at such time or times not exceeding thirty years from their respective dates as may be provided in or pursuant to the resolution or resolutions of the State Bond Commission authorizing such revenue bonds. The revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes authorized to be issued under sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, as amended by this act, shall be special obligations of the state and shall not be payable from nor charged upon any funds other than the revenues or other receipts, funds or moneys pledged therefor as provided in said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, including the repayment of municipal loan obligations; nor shall the state or any political subdivision thereof be subject to any liability thereon except to the extent of such pledged revenues or the receipts, funds or moneys pledged therefor as provided in said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive. The issuance of revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes under the provisions of said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, shall not directly or indirectly or contingently obligate the state or any political subdivision thereof to levy or to pledge any form of taxation whatever therefor or to make any appropriation for their payment. The revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes shall not constitute a charge, lien or encumbrance, legal or equitable, upon any property of the state or of any political subdivision thereof, except the property mortgaged or otherwise encumbered under the provisions and for the purposes of said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive. The substance of such limitation shall be plainly stated on the face of each revenue bond, revenue state bond anticipation note and revenue state grant anticipation note issued pursuant to said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, shall not be subject to any statutory limitation on the indebtedness of the state and such revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes, when issued, shall not be included in computing the aggregate indebtedness of the state in respect to and to the extent of any such limitation. As part of the contract of the state with the owners of such revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes, all amounts necessary for the punctual payment of the debt service requirements with respect to such revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes shall be deemed appropriated, but only from the sources pledged pursuant to said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive. The proceeds of such revenue bonds or notes may be deposited in the Clean Water Fund for use in accordance with the permitted uses of such fund. Any expense incurred in connection with the carrying out of the provisions of this section, including the costs of issuance of revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes and revenue state grant anticipation notes may be paid from the accrued interest and premiums or from any other proceeds of the sale of such revenue bonds, revenue state bond anticipation notes or revenue state grant anticipation notes and in the same manner as other obligations of the state. All provisions of subsections (g), (k), (l), (s) and (u) of section 3-20 or the exercise of any right or power granted thereby which are not inconsistent with the provisions of said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive, are hereby adopted and shall apply to all revenue bonds, state revenue bond anticipation notes and state revenue grant anticipation notes authorized by the State Bond Commission pursuant to said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive. For the purposes of subsection (o) of section 3-20, "bond act" shall be construed to include said sections 22a-475 to 22a-483, inclusive.

Sec. 7. (Effective from passage) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 7 to 12, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of special tax obligation bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 557,200,000.

Sec. 8. (Effective from passage) The proceeds of the sale of bonds described in sections 7 to 12, inclusive, of this act, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of payment of the transportation costs, as defined in subdivision (6) of section 13b-75 of the general statutes, with respect to the projects and uses hereinafter described, which projects and uses are hereby found and determined to be in furtherance of one or more of the authorized purposes for the issuance of special tax obligation bonds set forth in section 13b-74 of the general statutes.

For the Department of Transportation:

(a) For the Bureau of Engineering and Highway Operations:

(1) Interstate Highway Program, not exceeding $ 13,000,000;

(2) Urban Systems Projects, not exceeding $ 8,500,000;

(3) Intrastate Highway Program, not exceeding $ 42,500,000;

(4) Soil, water supply and groundwater remediation at or in the vicinity of various maintenance facilities and former disposal areas, not exceeding $ 6,000,000;

(5) State bridge improvement, rehabilitation and replacement projects, not exceeding $ 32,300,000;

(6) Fix-it-First program to repair the state's roads, not exceeding $ 30,000,000;

(7) Fix-it-First program to repair the state's bridges, not exceeding $ 45,000,000;

(8) Local road and bridge projects for which funds were appropriated, but allotment requisitions or allotments in force were reduced pursuant to section 4-85 of the general statutes during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009, not exceeding $ 30,000,000;

(9) Projects of local and regional significance, not exceeding $ 30,000,000.

(b) For the Bureau of Aviation and Ports:

(1) Reconstruction and improvements to the warehouse and State Pier, New London, including site improvements and improvements to ferry slips, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(2) Development and improvement of general aviation airport facilities including grants-in-aid to municipal airports, excluding Bradley International Airport, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(c) For the Bureau of Public Transportation:

(1) Bus and rail facilities and equipment, including rights-of-way, other property acquisition and related projects, not exceeding $ 40,000,000;

(2) Construction of rail maintenance facilities, not exceeding $ 250,000,000.

(d) For the Bureau of Administration:

(1) Department facilities, not exceeding $ 6,400,000;

(2) Cost of issuance of special tax obligation bonds and debt service reserve, not exceeding $ 21,300,000.

Sec. 9. (Effective from passage) None of the bonds described in sections 7 to 12, inclusive, of this act shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it (1) 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, and (2) any capital development impact statement and any human services facility colocation statement required to be filed with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management pursuant to section 4b-31 of the general statutes, any advisory report regarding the state conservation and development policies plan required pursuant to section 16a-31 of the general statutes, and any statement regarding farm land required pursuant to subsection (g) of section 3-20 of the general statutes and section 22-6 of the general statutes, provided the State Bond Commission may authorize said bonds without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it if said commission authorizes the secretary of said commission to accept such reports and statements on its behalf. No funds derived from the sale of bonds authorized by said commission without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it shall be allotted by the Governor for any project until the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section, with respect to such project, have been filed with the secretary of said commission.

Sec. 10. (Effective from passage) For the purposes of sections 7 to 12, inclusive, of this act, each request filed, as provided in section 9 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 9, 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 from the proceeds of bonds and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the receipt of the proceeds of bonds. 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, such amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project shall be added to such state moneys.

Sec. 11. (Effective from passage) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized for the projects or purposes of section 8 of this act, in excess of the aggregate costs of all the projects so authorized, shall be used in the manner set forth in sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes, and in the proceedings of the State Bond Commission respecting the issuance and sale of said bonds.

Sec. 12. (Effective from passage) Bonds issued pursuant to sections 7 to 12, inclusive, of this act, shall be special obligations of the state and shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than revenues of the state pledged therefor in subsection (b) of section 13b-61 of the general statutes and section 13b-61a of the general statutes, or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor, nor shall the state or any political subdivision thereof be subject to any liability thereon, except to the extent of such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall be issued under and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

Sec. 13. (Effective July 1, 2010) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of special tax obligation bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 174,500,000.

Sec. 14. (Effective July 1, 2010) The proceeds of the sale of bonds described in sections 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of payment of the transportation costs, as defined in subdivision (6) of section 13b-75 of the general statutes, with respect to the projects and uses hereinafter described, which projects and uses are hereby found and determined to be in furtherance of one or more of the authorized purposes for the issuance of special tax obligation bonds set forth in section 13b-74 of the general statutes.

For the Department of Transportation:

(a) For the Bureau of Engineering and Highway Operations:

(1) Interstate Highway Program, not exceeding $ 13,000,000;

(2) Urban Systems Projects, not exceeding $ 8,500,000;

(3) Intrastate Highway Program, not exceeding $ 44,000,000;

(4) Soil, water supply and groundwater remediation at, or in the vicinity of, various maintenance facilities and former disposal areas, not exceeding $ 6,000,000;

(5) State bridge improvement, rehabilitation and replacement projects, not exceeding $ 33,000,000.

(b) For the Bureau of Aviation and Ports:

(1) Reconstruction and improvements to the warehouse and State Pier, New London, including site improvements and improvements to ferry slips, not exceeding $ 300,000;

(2) Development and improvements of general aviation airport facilities including grants-in-aid to municipal airports, excluding Bradley International Airport, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(c) For the Bureau of Public Transportation: Bus and rail facilities and equipment, including rights-of-way, other property acquisition and related projects, not exceeding $ 40,000,000.

(d) For the Bureau of Administration:

(1) Department facilities, not exceeding $ 6,400,000;

(2) Cost of issuance of special tax obligation bonds and debt service reserve, not exceeding $ 21,300,000.

Sec. 15. (Effective July 1, 2010) None of the bonds described in sections 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it (1) 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, and (2) any capital development impact statement and any human services facility colocation statement required to be filed with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management pursuant to section 4b-31 of the general statutes, any advisory report regarding the state conservation and development policies plan required pursuant to section 16a-31 of the general statutes, and any statement regarding farm land required pursuant to subsection (g) of section 3-20 of the general statutes, and section 22-6 of the general statutes, provided the State Bond Commission may authorize said bonds without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it if said commission authorizes the secretary of said commission to accept such reports and statements on its behalf. No funds derived from the sale of bonds authorized by said commission without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it shall be allotted by the Governor for any project until the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section, with respect to such project, have been filed with the secretary of said commission.

Sec. 16. (Effective July 1, 2010) For the purposes of sections 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act, 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 from the proceeds of bonds and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the receipt of the proceeds of bonds. 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, such amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available for costs in connection with such project shall be added to such state moneys.

Sec. 17. (Effective July 1, 2010) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of the bonds authorized for the projects or purposes of section 14 of this act, in excess of the aggregate costs of all the projects so authorized, shall be used in the manner set forth in sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes, and in the proceedings of the State Bond Commission respecting the issuance and sale of said bonds.

Sec. 18. (Effective July 1, 2010) Bonds issued pursuant to sections 13 to 18, inclusive, of this act, shall be special obligations of the state and shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than revenues of the state pledged therefor in subsection (b) of section 13b-61, and section 13b-61a of the general statutes, or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor, nor shall the state or any political subdivision thereof be subject to any liability thereon, except to the extent of such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall be issued under and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

Sec. 19. (Effective May 1, 2010) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 19 to 23, inclusive, of this act, from time to time to authorize the issuance of special tax obligation bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding $ 68,900,000, for capital resurfacing and related reconstruction projects.

Sec. 20. (Effective May 1, 2010) The proceeds of the sale of bonds described in sections 19 to 23, inclusive, of this act, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of payment of the transportation costs, as defined in subdivision (6) of section 13b-75 of the general statutes, with respect to the projects and uses hereinafter described, which projects and uses are hereby found and determined to be in furtherance of one or more of the authorized purposes for the issuance of special tax obligation bonds set forth in section 13b-74 of the general statutes. Any proceeds of the bonds shall be used by the Department of Transportation for the Bureau of Engineering and Highway Operations for capital resurfacing and related reconstruction projects.

Sec. 21. (Effective May 1, 2010) None of the bonds described in sections 19 to 23, inclusive, of this act shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it (1) 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, and (2) any capital development impact statement and any human services facility colocation statement required to be filed with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management pursuant to section 4b-31 of the general statutes, any advisory report regarding the state conservation and development policies plan required pursuant to section 16a-31 of the general statutes, and any statement regarding farm land required pursuant to subsection (g) of section 3-20 of the general statutes, and section 22-6 of the general statutes, provided the State Bond Commission may authorize said bonds without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it if said commission authorizes the secretary of said commission to accept such reports and statements on its behalf. No funds derived from the sale of bonds authorized by said commission without a finding that the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section have been filed with it shall be allotted by the Governor for any project until the reports and statements required by subdivision (2) of this section with respect to such project have been filed with the secretary of said commission.

Sec. 22. (Effective May 1, 2010) For the purposes of sections 19 to 23, inclusive, of this act, each request filed, as provided in section 21 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 21, include the recommendation of the person signing such request as to the extent to which federal, private or other moneys then available for costs in connection with any such project should be added to the state moneys available or becoming available from the proceeds of bonds and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the receipt of the proceeds of bonds. 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, such amount of such federal, private or other moneys then available or thereafter to be made available, for costs in connection with such project shall be added to such state moneys.

Sec. 23. (Effective May 1, 2010) Bonds issued pursuant to sections 19 to 23, inclusive, of this act, shall be special obligations of the state and shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than revenues of the state pledged therefor in subsection (b) of section 13b-61 of the general statutes and section 13b-61a of the general statutes, or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor, nor shall the state or any political subdivision thereof be subject to any liability thereon, except to the extent of such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall be issued under and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

Sec. 24. (Effective from passage) (a) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of this section, to authorize the issuance of special tax obligation bonds of the state in one or more series and in principal amounts in the aggregate, not exceeding forty-four million dollars, provided twenty-two million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, 2010.

(b) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds, to the extent hereinafter stated, shall be used for the purpose of payment of the transportation costs, as defined in subdivision (6) of section 13b-75 of the general statutes, with respect to the projects and uses hereinafter described, which projects and uses are hereby found and determined to be in furtherance of one or more of the authorized purposes for the issuance of special tax obligation bonds set forth in section 13b-74 of the general statutes. Any proceeds from the sale of said bonds shall be used by the Department of Transportation, in consultation with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, for payment of funds made available to towns, as provided in sections 13a-175a to 13a-175e, inclusive, 13a-175i and 13a-175j of the general statutes, for the purposes set forth in sections 13a-175a, 13a-175d and 13a-175j of the general statutes.

(c) None of said bonds shall be authorized except upon a finding by the State Bond Commission that there has been filed with it (1) 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, and (2) any capital development impact statement and any human services facility colocation statement required to be filed with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management pursuant to section 4b-23 of the general statutes, any advisory report regarding the state conservation and development policies plan required pursuant to section 16a-31 of the general statutes, and any statement regarding farm land required pursuant to subsection (g) of section 3-20 of the general statutes and section 22-6 of the general statutes, provided the State Bond Commission may authorize said bonds without a finding that the reports and statements required by this subdivision have been filed with it if said commission authorizes the secretary of said commission to accept such reports and statements on its behalf. No funds derived from the sale of bonds authorized by said commission without a finding that the reports and statements required by this subdivision have been filed with it shall be allotted by the Governor for any project until the reports and statements required by this subdivision, with respect to such project, have been filed with the secretary of said commission.

(d) For the purposes of this section, each request filed as provided in this section 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 this section, 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 from the proceeds of bonds and temporary notes issued in anticipation of the receipt of the proceeds of bonds. 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 shall be added to such state moneys.

(e) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for the projects or purposes of this section, in excess of the aggregate costs of all the projects so authorized, shall be used in the manner set forth in sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes, and in the proceedings of the State Bond Commission respecting the issuance and sale of said bonds.

(f) Said bonds issued pursuant to this section shall be special obligations of the state and shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than revenues of the state pledged therefor in subsection (b) of section 13b-61 of the general statutes and section 13b-69 of the general statutes, or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall not be payable from or charged upon any funds other than such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor, nor shall the state or any political subdivision thereof be subject to any liability thereon, except to the extent of such pledged revenues or such other receipts, funds or moneys as may be pledged therefor. Said bonds shall be issued under and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

Sec. 25. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (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 five million dollars.

(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 Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid under the nonprofit collaboration incentive grant program established pursuant to subsection (c) of this section.

(c) (1) There is established the nonprofit collaboration incentive grant program to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for infrastructure costs related to the consolidation of programs and services resulting from the collaborative efforts of two or more such organizations. Grant funds may be used for: (A) The purchase of and improvements to facilities; (B) the refinancing of facility loans; (C) equipment purchases; (D) energy conservation, transportation and technology projects; (E) planning and administrative costs related to such purchases, improvements, refinancing or projects; and (F) any other purpose authorized in guidelines established under subdivision (2) of this subsection.

(2) Not later than February 1, 2010, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall, in consultation with the chairpersons of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to human services, and with representatives of nonprofit organizations that receive state funding, develop guidelines for (A) administration of the nonprofit collaboration incentive grant program, (B) eligibility criteria for participation by nonprofit organizations, and for the expenditure of grant funds, and (C) prioritization for the awarding of grants pursuant to this section.

(3) Not later than March 1, 2010, and annually thereafter, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall publish a notice of grant availability and solicit proposals for funding under the nonprofit collaboration incentive grant program. Nonprofit organizations eligible for such funding pursuant to the guidelines developed under subdivision (2) of this subsection may file applications for such funding at such times and in such manner as the secretary prescribes. The secretary shall review all grant applications and make determinations as to which projects to fund and the amount of grants to be awarded in accordance with the guidelines developed under subdivision (2) of this subsection.

(d) 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 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 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. 26. (Effective from passage) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 26 to 32, 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 $ 25,066,316.

Sec. 27. (Effective from passage) The proceeds of the sale of bonds described in sections 26 to 32, inclusive, of this act, 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 Department of Public Works: Removal or encapsulation of asbestos in state-owned buildings, not exceeding $ 2,500,000.

(b) For the Department of Motor Vehicles: Upgrade of motor vehicle information technology systems, including the registration, suspension, driver services and driver license systems, not exceeding $ 3,000,000.

(c) For the Military Department: State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(d) For the Community College System:

(1) At Manchester Community College: Code improvements to the Lowe building, not exceeding $ 2,229,911;

(2) At Middlesex Community College: Alterations, renovations and improvements to Founders Hall, not exceeding $ 156,038;

(3) At Quinebaug Valley Community College: Code improvements to the east wing, not exceeding $ 980,367.

(e) For Charter Oak State College: Planning, design and construction of a new facility, not exceeding $ 2,500,000.

(f) For the Department of Children and Families:

(1) Alterations, renovations and improvements to the Connecticut Juvenile Training School to accommodate provisions related to the inclusion of youths sixteen and seventeen years of age within the juvenile court with respect to certain criminal matters, not exceeding $ 8,000,000;

(2) Construction of a secure facility for females age fourteen to eighteen, who have been convicted as delinquent for commission of a delinquent act or serious juvenile offense, not exceeding $ 4,700,000.

Sec. 28. (Effective from passage) 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 26 to 32, 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. 29. (Effective from passage) None of the bonds described in sections 26 to 32, inclusive, of this act 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. (Effective from passage) For the purposes of sections 26 to 32, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 26 to 32, 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 29 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 29, shall 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 shall 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 shall, upon receipt, be used by the State Treasurer, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to sections 26 to 32, 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 26 to 32, 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 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 26 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 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 moneys so invested.

Sec. 31. (Effective from passage) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 27 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 27, 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 27 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 32. (Effective from passage) The bonds issued pursuant to sections 26 to 32, 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. 33. (Effective from passage) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 33 to 40, 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 $ 65,000,000.

Sec. 34. (Effective from passage) The proceeds of the sale of said bonds shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid and other financing for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Department of Environmental Protection: Grants-in-aid, not exceeding $ 16,000,000, (1) for containment, removal or mitigation of identified hazardous waste disposal sites and to municipalities for new water mains to replace water supplied from contaminated wells, (2) for identification, investigation, containment, removal or mitigation of contaminated industrial sites in urban areas, (3) to municipalities for acquisition of land, for public parks, recreational and water quality improvements, water mains and water pollution control facilities, including sewer projects, (4) to municipalities for the purpose of providing potable water.

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

(1) Grants-in-aid for the brownfield pilot program, established in section 32-9cc of the general statutes, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) Loans for installation of new alternative vehicle fuel pumps or converting gas or diesel pumps to dispense alternative fuels, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(c) For the Department of Social Services: Grants-in-aid for neighborhood facilities, child day care projects, elderly centers, multipurpose human resource centers, shelter facilities for victims of domestic violence and food distribution facilities, not exceeding $ 5,000,000.

(d) For the Department of Public Health: Grants-in-aid, not exceeding $ 7,000,000, (1) for hospital-based emergency service facilities, (2) to community health centers and primary care organizations for the purchase of equipment, renovations, improvements and expansion of facilities, including acquisition of land or buildings.

(e) For the Department of Education: Grants-in-aid to department-accredited providers of alternative education programs for students age fourteen to twenty-one for property acquisition, design, planning, construction or renovation of facilities, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

(f) For the Department of Transportation: Grants-in-aid to municipalities for use in the manner set forth in sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes, and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74b to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

(g) For the Department of Children and Families: Grants-in-aid to private, nonprofit organizations for construction or renovation for recreation or education purposes, not exceeding $ 20,000,000.

Sec. 35. (Effective from passage) 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 33 to 40, 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 33 to 40, inclusive, of this act, 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. 36. (Effective from passage) None of the bonds described in sections 33 to 40, inclusive, of this act, 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. 37. (Effective from passage) For the purposes of sections 33 to 40, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 33 to 40, 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 36 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 36, 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 33 to 40, 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 33 to 40, 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 33 to 40, 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 33 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 moneys so invested.

Sec. 38. (Effective from passage) The bonds issued pursuant to sections 33 to 40, 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. 39. (Effective from passage) In accordance with section 34 of this act, the state, through the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Social Services, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Education, the Department of Transportation and the Department of Children and Families, may provide grants-in-aid and other financings to or for the agencies for the purposes and projects as described in said section 34. 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. 40. (Effective from passage) In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to section 34 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 39 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. 41. (Effective July 1, 2010) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 41 to 47, 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 $ 70,628,578.

Sec. 42. (Effective July 1, 2010) The proceeds of the sale of the bonds described in sections 41 to 47, inclusive, of this act, 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:

(1) Design and implementation of the Criminal Justice Information System, not exceeding $ 8,000,000;

(2) Development and implementation of databases in the CORE financial system associated with results-based accountability, not exceeding $ 1,500,000.

(b) For the Department of Public Works: Removal or encapsulation of asbestos in state-owned buildings, not exceeding $ 2,500,000.

(c) For the Military Department: State matching funds for anticipated federal reimbursable projects, not exceeding $ 1,000,000.

(d) For the Department of Developmental Services: Fire, safety and environmental improvements to regional facilities for client and staff needs, including improvements in compliance with current codes, including intermediate care facilities and 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 $ 2,500,000.

(e) For the Community College System:

(1) All Community Colleges:

(A) Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities including fire safety and energy conservation projects, code compliance and acquisition of property, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(B) New and replacement instruction, research or laboratory equipment, not exceeding $ 3,000,000;

(C) System Technology Initiative, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(2) At Manchester Community College: Campus improvements, not exceeding $ 3,413,468;

(3) At Northwestern Community College: Site remediation, design and construction for a replacement for the Joyner Building, not exceeding $ 1,633,611;

(4) At Middlesex Community College: Alterations, renovations and improvements to Founders Hall, not exceeding $ 1,402,422;

(5) At Naugatuck Valley Community College:

(A) Parking and site improvements, not exceeding $ 6,563,444;

(B) Alterations, renovations and improvements to Founders Hall, not exceeding $ 4,470,446;

(6) At Three Rivers Community College: Renovations to existing buildings and additional facilities for a consolidated campus in accordance with the master plan, not exceeding $ 11,606,676;

(7) At Asnuntuck Community College: Alterations, renovations and improvements to existing buildings, not exceeding $ 11,442,755;

(8) At Capital Community College: Acquisition of property, not exceeding $ 4,595,756.

Sec. 43. (Effective July 1, 2010) 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 41 to 47, 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. 44. (Effective July 1, 2010) 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. 45. (Effective July 1, 2010) For the purposes of sections 41 to 47, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 41 to 47, 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 44 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 44, shall 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 shall 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 shall, upon receipt, be used by the State Treasurer, in conformity with applicable federal and state law, to meet the principal of outstanding bonds issued pursuant to sections 41 to 47, 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 41 to 47, 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 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 41 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 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 moneys so invested.

Sec. 46. (Effective July 1, 2010) Any balance of proceeds of the sale of said bonds authorized for any project described in section 42 of this act in excess of the cost of such project may be used to complete any other project described in said section 42, 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 42 shall be deposited to the credit of the General Fund.

Sec. 47. (Effective July 1, 2010) The bonds issued pursuant to sections 41 to 47, 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. 48. (Effective July 1, 2010) The State Bond Commission shall have power, in accordance with the provisions of sections 48 to 55, 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 $ 8,500,000.

Sec. 49. (Effective July 1, 2010) The proceeds of the sale of the bonds described in sections 48 to 55, inclusive, of this act shall be used for the purpose of providing grants-in-aid and other financing for the projects, programs and purposes hereinafter stated:

(a) For the Department of Agriculture: For the Farmland Reinvestment Program, not exceeding $ 500,000.

(b) For the Department of Transportation: Grants-in-aid to municipalities for use in the manner set forth in sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes, and in accordance with the provisions of sections 13b-74 to 13b-77, inclusive, of the general statutes.

Sec. 50. (Effective July 1, 2010) 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 48 to 55, 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 48 to 55, inclusive, of this act, 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. 51. (Effective July 1, 2010) None of the bonds described in sections 48 to 55, inclusive, of this act 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. 52. (Effective July 1, 2010) For the purposes of sections 48 to 55, inclusive, of this act, "state moneys" means the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized pursuant to said sections 48 to 55, 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 51 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 51, 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 48 to 55, 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 48 to 55, 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 48 to 55, 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 48 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 moneys so invested.

Sec. 53. (Effective July 1, 2010) The bonds issued pursuant to sections 48 to 55, 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. 54. (Effective July 1, 2010) In accordance with section 49 of this act, the state, through the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Transportation, may provide grants-in-aid and other financings to or for the agencies for the purposes and projects as described in said section 49. 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. 55. (Effective July 1, 2010) In the case of any grant-in-aid made pursuant to section 49 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 54 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. 56. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 58 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 39 of special act 95-20, section 38 of public act 99-242, and sections 15 and 34 of special act 01-2 of the June special session, Rushford Center, Inc. , or its successor agency, shall not be liable for repayment of any funds under the grant-in-aid contracts between the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Rushford Center, Inc. dated September 17, 2001, April 22, 2002, May 27, 2003, and June 20, 2005, such funds being awarded to Rushford Center, Inc. pursuant to section 50 of special act 93-2 of the June special session, section 33 of special act 95-20, section 32 of public act 99-242, and sections 9 and 28 of special act 01-2 of the June special session.

Sec. 57. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding section 22a-478 of the general statutes, the project loan obligation issued by the city of Ansonia pursuant to a project funding agreement with the state for a project to improve said city's sewage treatment plan, shall mature not later than thirty years from the date of completion of said project. The Commissioner of Environmental Protection shall enter into an amended project funding agreement with said city pursuant to this section.

Sec. 58. Subdivision (39) of subsection (d) of section 13 of public act 07-7 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

Grants-in-aid to homeowners in the [Beverly Hills] Westville section of the city of New Haven and homeowners in Woodbridge for structurally damaged homes due to subsidence located in the immediate vicinity of the West River, not exceeding $ 2,000,000.

Sec. 59. Subdivision (6) of subsection (m) of section 13 of special act 05-1 of the June special session is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

Grant-in-aid to [the town of Killingly] United Services of Dayville, for alteration and expansion of facilities, [for United Services of Dayville,] not exceeding $ 750,000.

Sec. 60. Subparagraph (A) of subdivision (1) of subsection (m) of section 21 of public act 07-7 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

Alterations, renovations and improvements to facilities including fire, safety, energy conservation and code compliance, and acquisition of property, not exceeding $ 4,000,000.

Sec. 61. Subdivision (3) of subsection (m) of section 21 of public act 07-7 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

At Tunxis Community College: Alterations and improvements to buildings and grounds and acquisition of property, in accordance with the campus master plan, not exceeding $ 15,118,861.

Sec. 62. Subsection (j) of section 32 of special act 05-1 of the June special session, as amended by section 211 of public act 07-7 of the June special session, is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

For the Department of Economic and Community Development:

(1) Grant-in-aid to Milford for the Devon Borough Revitalization Project, not exceeding $ 2,500,000;

(2) Grant-in-aid to municipalities and organizations that are exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, for cultural and entertainment-related economic development projects, including projects at museums, not exceeding $ 4,000,000, provided $ 625,000 shall be made available to the town of Norwalk for the Norwalk Maritime Museum;

(3) Grant-in-aid to the town of Derby, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(4) Grant-in-aid to the town of Ansonia, for downtown development, not exceeding $ 125,000;

(5) Grant-in-aid to the city of Norwich, for the harbor district project, not exceeding $ 1,250,000;

(6) Grant-in-aid to the town of Thompson, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(7) Grant-in-aid to the town of Killingly, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 1,000,000;

(8) Grant-in-aid to the Goodspeed Opera House Foundation, Incorporated, for construction of a new facility in the town of East Haddam, not exceeding $ 5,000,000;

(9) Grant-in-aid to the University of New Haven, for establishment and construction of the Henry Lee Institute, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(10) Grant-in-aid to the city of New Haven, for rehabilitation and renovation of the Quinnipiac Terrace and Riverview projects, not exceeding $ 2,000,000;

(11) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for revitalization of the Hollow Neighborhood, not exceeding $ 500,000;

(12) Grant-in-aid to the Northeast Connecticut Economic Alliance, for a revolving loan fund to provide financial assistance to small businesses, not exceeding $ 200,000;

(13) Grant-in-aid to the city of Bridgeport, for improvements to the Palace Theater, not exceeding $ 250,000;

(14) Grant-in-aid to the East Hartford Housing Authority, for renovation of an existing building into a community center at Veterans Terrace, not exceeding $ 350,000;

(15) Grant-in-aid to the town of Hamden, for revitalization of Highwood Square, not exceeding $ 750,000;

(16) Grant-in-aid to the Waterbury Development Corporation, for lighting, grandstand seating and building improvements at Waterbury Municipal Stadium, not exceeding $ 1,500,000;

(17) Grant-in-aid to the town of Cromwell, for downtown revitalization, not exceeding $ 150,000;

(18) Deleted by public act 07-7 of the June special session;

[(18)] (19) Grant-in-aid to the city of Meriden, for a streetscape project, not exceeding $ 250,000;

[(19)] (20) Grant-in-aid to [the town] The Children's Museum of West Hartford, for [site acquisition and improvements for the Science Center of Connecticut] planning and development, including site acquisition, construction, renovation, capital equipment, improvements and relocation, not exceeding $ 500,000;

[(20)] (21) Grant-in-aid to Bridgeport for a feasibility study for the Congress Street Plaza urban renewal area in Bridgeport, not exceeding $ 250,000;

[(21)] (22) Grant-in-aid to the town of Bloomfield, for a fašade improvement program, not exceeding $ 500,000.

Sec. 63. Section 29 of public act 08-169 is amended to read as follows (Effective from passage):

(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 [three] seven million dollars.

(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 Education for grants-in-aid for the purpose of capital start-up costs related to the development of new interdistrict magnet school programs to assist the state in meeting the goals of the 2008 stipulation and order for Milo Sheff, et al. v. William A. O'Neill, et al. , for the purpose of [buying] purchasing a building or portable classrooms, subject to the reversion provisions in subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 10-264h of the general statutes, leasing space, and purchasing equipment, including, but not limited to, computers and classroom furniture.

(c) 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 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 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. 64. Subsections (a) to (c), inclusive, of section 23-103 of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(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 six million dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008, and six million dollars for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009.

(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 Environmental Protection for the purpose of establishing a Connecticut bikeway, pedestrian walkway and greenway grant program for municipal grants. For the purposes of this section, "bikeway" means any road, street, path or way which is specifically designated for bicycle travel, even if such road, street, path or way is shared with other modes of transportation.

(c) Such grants shall be used for planning, design, land acquisition, construction, construction administration and publications for bikeways, pedestrian walkways, greenways and multiuse paths. Eligible projects may include: (1) Bicycle trails that complete sections of the Connecticut portion of the East Coast Greenway, (2) bikeways that connect to the East Coast Greenway, and (3) bikeways or other multiuse paths established within the State Recreational Trails Plan.

Sec. 65. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) (a) For purposes of this section, "state rail plan" or "proposed plan" means the plan prepared by the Department of Transportation pursuant to the provisions of P. L. 110-432, the Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2008.

(b) Not later than sixty days prior to submission of the state rail plan as required by P. L. 110-432, the Department of Transportation shall submit such proposed plan to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation and finance, revenue and bonding. Such submission shall also include information on the process followed in preparing such proposed plan, the persons and entities consulted, any recommendations received from regional agencies and municipalities, and the department's response to such recommendations.

(c) Not later than thirty days after said committees' receipt of such proposed plan, said committees shall convene a joint public hearing on such proposed plan. Not later than fourteen days after such public hearing, said committees shall advise the department of their suggested modifications, if any, to such proposed plan.

Sec. 66. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2009) The Commissioner of Transportation shall not, directly or indirectly, sell, transfer or otherwise dispose of any rail or other track material, unless the commissioner has offered such rail or other track material to freight railroad companies for upgrading state-owned rights-of-way. Said commissioner shall offer any remaining rail or other track material, if any, to freight railroad companies for upgrading other rail lines located within the state. If any freight railroad company accepts such offer, the Department of Transportation shall transfer such rail or other track material to the recipient's designated material site within the state at a charge to such recipient that, in the case of state-owned rights-of-way does not exceed the value, as scrap, of the materials replaced by the material transferred by said department, and, in the case of non-state-owned rights-of-way, does not exceed the value, as scrap, of the materials transferred by said department.

Sec. 67. Section 13b-276 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2009):

(a) The Commissioner of Transportation, if he finds that a dangerous condition exists at such crossing, except a dangerous condition arising out of improper or inadequate maintenance, shall issue such order to such municipality or to any such public service company directing the removal, change or relocation of such crossing, highway, tracks, pipes, wires, poles or other fixtures or tree or building or other structure, as may be necessary to eliminate such dangerous condition; and shall apportion the cost thereof among such public service company or companies, such municipality and the state, and shall determine the conditions and the time and manner of the payment of such apportionments, provided the portion of the cost to be paid by such public service company in the elimination of any such dangerous conditions on state maintained highways shall not exceed ten per cent. The party or parties ordered by said commissioner to perform the work necessary to remove such dangerous condition shall serve written notice, at least thirty days prior to the approximate date of the commencement of such work, upon all other parties in interest, including any public service company whose plant is involved or affected by such work, and any such public service company shall provide such means as may be necessary for the continued use of such plant in such manner as to best serve the interests and convenience of the public.

(b) The Commissioner of Transportation shall, not later than October 1, 2009, and every three years thereafter, provide a report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation and finance, revenue and bonding, regarding any railroad crossing at grade. Such report shall (1) list all the at-grade rail crossings in the state, (2) identify such crossings that create a hazardous situation, (3) provide a budget and identify funding sources, including any available federal funding, for upgrading or eliminating such hazardous crossings, (4) prioritize the upgrades or eliminations that are recommended in such report, and (5) for reports submitted pursuant to this subsection after the initial report, describe the progress to date in upgrading or eliminating hazardous at-grade crossings.

Sec. 68. Section 13b-236 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2009):

(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 ten million dollars.

(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 Transportation for a program of competitive [matching] grants for commercial rail freight lines operating in the state for improvements and repairs to, and the modernization of, existing rail, rail beds and related facilities. Such program shall include the following: (1) (A) Grants of one hundred per cent of the amount necessary to improve, repair or modernize state-owned rights of way, and (B) grants of seventy per cent of the amount necessary to improve, repair or modernize privately-owned rail lines, provided the commissioner may waive the requirement for a thirty per cent matching grant if such improvement, repair or modernization demonstrably increases rail freight traffic; and (2) preference for grants shall be given to (A) proposals that are on the Department of Transportation's list of freight rail projects eligible to receive funds pursuant to P.L. 111-5, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, (B) freight rail projects that improve at-grade rail crossings to eliminate hazards or increase safety, and (C) freight rail projects that provide connection to major freight generators.

(c) 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 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.

(d) The Commissioner of Transportation shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, implementing the program established under subsection (b) of this section.

Sec. 69. Section 22-26hh of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

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 [one hundred seventeen million seven hundred fifty thousand] one hundred thirty million two hundred fifty thousand dollars, the proceeds of which shall be used for the purposes of section 22-26cc, provided not more than [five] ten million dollars of said authorization shall be effective July 1, [2008] 2010, and further provided not more than two million dollars shall be used for the purposes of section 22-26jj. 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 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 Treasurer shall pay such principal and interest as the same become due.

Sec. 70. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Bonds" means bonds, notes or other obligations of a municipality, including loans obtained from state or federal agencies;

(2) "Municipality" means any town, city, borough, consolidated town and city, consolidated town and borough, any metropolitan district, any district as defined in section 7-324 of the general statutes, a regional school district or any other municipal corporation having the power to levy taxes and to issue bonds, notes or other obligations;

(3) "Revenue bonds" means bonds secured by project or system revenues, including water, sewer, electric or other revenue sources, and that are not secured by the full faith and credit of ad valorem taxing power; and

(4) "Legislative body" means (A) the board of selectmen in a town that does not have a charter, special act or home rule ordinance relating to its government, (B) the council, board of aldermen, representative town meeting, board of selectmen or other elected legislative body described in a charter, special act or home rule ordinance relating to government in a city, consolidated town and city, consolidated town and borough or a town having a charter, special act, consolidation ordinance or home rule ordinance relating to its government, (C) the board of burgesses or other elected legislative body in a borough, (D) the district committee or other elected legislative body in a district, metropolitan district or other municipal corporation, or (E) the regional board of education.

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of any special act or charter requiring that bonds be sold at public bid, a municipality may, upon approval by its legislative body, sell by negotiation (1) tax credit bonds, including those described under Section 54 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, or any subsequent corresponding internal revenue code of the United States, as amended from time to time, or (2) an issue of bonds, any portion of which is an advance refunding issue as defined in 26 CFR 1. 150-1.

(c) The maturity schedule of an issue of tax credit bonds and bonds the interest of which is excluded from taxation pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, when issued no more than fifteen days apart, may be consolidated for purposes of compliance with section 7-371 of the general statutes.

(d) The validity of any bonds issued by a municipality and sold by negotiation prior to the effective date of this section and described in subdivision (1) or (2) of subsection (b) of this section or with a consolidated maturity schedule pursuant to subsection (c) of this section shall not be affected by their manner of sale or consolidated maturity schedule.

Sec. 71. Section 7-374b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) A municipality, as defined in section 7-369, and any regional school district, may authorize the issuance of bonds, notes or other obligations in accordance with the provisions of this chapter for the purpose of funding a judgment, a compromised or settled claim against it or an award or sum payable by it pursuant to a determination by a court, or an officer, body or agency acting in an administrative or quasi-judicial capacity, other than an award or sum arising out of an employment contract, in any case in which the amount of such judgment, claim, award or sum exceeds five per cent of the total annual receipts from taxation, as computed for the purposes of subsection (b) of section 7-374 or subsection (b) of section 10-56, as applicable, or two hundred fifty thousand dollars, whichever is less, provided that the last principal installment of such bonds, notes or other obligations shall mature no later than [fifteen] twenty years from the date of original issue of such bonds, notes or other obligations issued for such purposes. The temporary borrowing periods provided by sections 7-378 and 7-378a shall apply to the computation of the maximum maturity permitted by this section. This section shall not be applicable to the issuance of bonds, notes or other obligations to fund judgments, settlements, awards or sums payable in connection with construction projects.

(b) Any municipality may authorize the issuance of bonds, notes or other obligations in accordance with the provisions of this chapter for the purpose of funding a reserve fund for property or casualty losses established pursuant to section 7-403a.

Approved September 25, 2009