Connecticut Laws - Title 13b Transportation
CHAPTER 242* TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
Sec. 13b-16b. Southwest Corridor Action Council.

Sec. 13b-16b. Southwest Corridor Action Council. (100)(1-click HTML)

(a) There is created a Southwest Corridor Action Council which shall advise the Commissioner of Transportation on issues pertaining to the Southwest Corridor Implementation Plan established pursuant to section 1 of public act 98-119*. (101)

(b) The council shall consist of nineteen members as follows: (1) The Commissioner of Transportation, or his designee; (2) the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation, or their designees; (3) two members appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be a representative of a regional planning agency and one of whom shall be a member of the public; (4) two members appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate, one of whom shall be a chief elected official of a municipality in the southwest region of the state and one of whom shall be a representative of the motor transport industry; (5) two members appointed by the majority leader of the Senate; one of whom shall be a chief elected official of a municipality in the southwest region of the state and one of whom shall be a representative of business and industry in the southwest region of the state; (6) two members appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be a representative of business and industry in the southwest region of the state and one of whom shall be a representative of a southwestern Connecticut regional planning agency; (7) two members appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be a representative of business and industry in the southwest region of the state and one of whom shall be a representative of an environmental or civic organization; (8) two members appointed by the minority leader of the Senate, one of whom shall be a representative of an environmental organization in the southwest region of the state and one of whom shall be a representative of the Metro North New Haven Rail Commuter Council, established pursuant to section 13b-212b; and (9) two members appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives, one of whom shall be a representative of a council of governments and one of whom shall be a public member. (102)

(c) The council shall establish its procedures and shall select a chairman from among its members. The council shall meet quarterly and more often upon the call of the chairman or a majority of its members. (103)

(d) On or before October 1, 1998, the Commissioner of Transportation shall prepare and present to the council a five-year schedule for the implementation of said plan. The schedule shall include, but not be limited to, the amount of funding necessary for implementation of said plan. The commissioner shall update the council on the status of such schedule every six months. (104)

(e) On or before January 1, 1999, and annually thereafter, the council shall report to the Governor and to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation on the progress of the Southwest Corridor Implementation Plan. (105)

  

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