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Substitute Senate Bill No. 383

Public Act No. 09-226

AN ACT EXEMPTING REGIONAL PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS FROM PAYMENT OF LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES.

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

Section 1. Section 12-81 of the general statutes is amended by adding subdivision (77) as follows (Effective October 1, 2009, and applicable to assessment years commencing on or after October 1, 2009):

(NEW) (77) Real property belonging to, or held in trust for, a regional council of elected officials established under sections 4-124c to 4-124f, inclusive, a regional council of governments established under sections 4-124i to 4-124p, inclusive, or a regional planning agency organized under sections 8-31a to 8-37b, inclusive, provided (A) such property is used to advance the official duties of such council or agency, and (B) the exemption for such property is approved by the municipality in which such property is located.

Approved July 8, 2009