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Connecticut Laws | Title 4b State Real Property
Sec. 4b-33. (Formerly Sec. 4-127b). Disclosure of persons having financial interest in property leased by state.

(c) Failure to make any disclosure required by this section to the Commissioner of Public Works shall be punishable by a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars, which may be imposed by such commissioner after notice and opportunity to be heard at a hearing conducted in accordance with sections 4-176e to 4-184, inclusive. (168)

Sec. 4b-34. (Formerly Sec. 4-127c). Advertising for space. List of prospective lessors. Space inventory. Notice to Connecticut Association of Realtors. Leasing from political subdivisions. (169)(Text)

(a) Except as provided under subsection (e) of this section, whenever it appears from the specifications of the requesting agency or institution that the space needs equal or exceed two thousand five hundred square feet and the Commissioner of Public Works has determined that such needs will be met by lease of space, the commissioner shall give public notice of such space needs and specifications by advertising, at least once, in a newspaper having a substantial circulation in the area in which such space is sought, no less than fifteen days prior to the date of final selection. A copy of such notice shall be sent to the regional chapter of the Connecticut Association of Realtors serving the area in which such space is sought. The provisions of this subsection shall not be construed to require the commissioner to lease space only from persons responding to such advertisements. (170)

(b) The commissioner shall maintain a list of prospective lessors, which shall be updated at least annually after suitable notice to the public through the various media in the state. (171)

(c) The commissioner shall maintain and continuously update an inventory of potential space to lease. (172)

(d) Whenever space sufficient to meet the needs of a requesting agency or institution is owned by a political subdivision of the state and is available for lease, the commissioner may lease such space without complying with the requirements of subsection (a) of this section, if he has determined that the rent and other terms of the proposed lease are at least as favorable to the state as prevailing rental rates and terms for privately owned space. (173)

(e) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply in the case of (1) a terminating lease which the commissioner decides to renegotiate, if the commissioner submits his proposal to the State Properties Review Board not later than nine months before the expiration of such lease, (2) a lease (A) which is renegotiated or on holdover status, for a term of not more than eighteen months, and (B) which is for an agency that is scheduled to move into a state-owned building, or (3) the lease of new facilities following a declaration by the commissioner that (A) an emergency exists because a state facility has been damaged, destroyed or otherwise rendered unusable due to any cause and (B) such emergency would adversely affect public safety or the proper conduct of essential state governmental operations. The State Properties Review Board shall approve or disapprove a lease proposal under subdivision (3) of this subsection within five days after receipt of the proposal. (174)

Sec. 4b-35. (Formerly Sec. 4-128a). Lease of state-owned land to private developers. Lease back with option to purchase. (175)(Text)

Subject to the provisions of section 4b-30 the Commissioner of Public Works may lease state-owned land to private developers for construction of buildings and facilities to meet the needs of agencies and institutions, provided such developers shall agree to lease such buildings and facilities back to the state with options to purchase. Such options to purchase shall give the state the alternative of purchasing such building and facilities for a lump sum at a stated time, or times, during or at the end of the lease term; or to purchase the same by paying the purchase price in specified installments over a stated period of time. (176)

Sec. 4b-36. (Formerly Sec. 4-128b). Contracts for construction of buildings or facilities on state-owned land. Lease to state with provision to purchase. (177)(Text)

Subject to the provisions of section 4b-30, the commissioner may enter into contracts for the construction upon state-owned land of buildings or facilities or both, and the subsequent leasing thereof to the state to meet the needs of agencies and institutions, without first leasing the underlying state-owned land to the developer. Such contracts shall contain provisions providing for the state to buy the buildings and facilities for a lump sum at stated times during or at the end of the lease term or, at the state's option, to buy the same by paying the purchase price in installments. (178)

Sec. 4b-37. (Formerly Sec. 4-128c). Terms of option to buy in lease agreement. (179)(Text)

In any lease entered into pursuant to sections 4b-35 to 4b-39, inclusive, which grant the state an option to buy where the option price is to be paid in installments over a stated period of time, such installments shall be described in the lease so as to identify clearly those portions of the installments which represent interest, taxes or any other item the identification of which will promote the most economical and advantageous terms to the state. (180)

Sec. 4b-38. (Formerly Sec. 4-128d). Lease of state-owned land or buildings for municipal or private use. (181)(Text)

(a) Subject to the provisions of section 4b-30 the commissioner may lease state-owned land or buildings, or both, and facilities to (1) municipalities for municipal use, or (2) private individuals or concerns for private use, when such land, buildings and facilities are otherwise not used or needed for state use and such action seems desirable to produce income or is otherwise in the public interest, provided the Treasurer has determined that such action will not affect the status of any tax-exempt obligations issued or to be issued by the state of Connecticut. (182)

(b) The commissioner may also lease any land or interest therein for the following purposes, provided the Treasurer has determined that such action will not affect the status of any tax-exempt obligations issued or to be issued by the state of Connecticut: (183)

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