Connecticut Laws - Title 13b Transportation
Sec. 13b-16c. Commissioner's power to sit on a consortium or trade organization board.

Sec. 13b-16c. Commissioner's power to sit on a consortium or trade organization board. (106)(1-click HTML)

(a) The Commissioner of Transportation, or his designee, may sit as a member of the board of a consortium or trade organization organized as a nonstock, nonprofit corporation pursuant to chapter 602 or any similar law of another state, for the purpose of coordinating public or private sector transportation systems to provide: (1) The highest possible quality of transportation services at the lowest practicable cost to all persons needing such services; (2) the most advanced coordinated programs possible in transportation services; (3) the coordination of transportation services to eliminate duplication and incomplete coverage in the provision of such services; (4) the greatest possible state-wide, regional or national integration of transportation service programs; and (5) the education of the public of the transportation needs of the state and the goals of the consortium or trade organization which address such transportation needs. (107)

(b) The commissioner, or his designee, may enter into such contracts and other agreements to further the purposes of each consortium or trade organization organized in accordance with subsection (a) of this section, and as contained in each consortium's or trade organization's certificate of incorporation, provided nothing contained in the certificate of incorporation of each such consortium or trade organization shall obligate the commissioner, or his designee, sitting as a member of the board of the consortium or trade organization, to undertake, or participate in, any activity which the commissioner, or his designee, acting in his sole discretion, determines to be in violation of the general statutes. (108)


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