2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 28 - Civil Preparedness and Emergency Services
Chapter 517 - Civil Preparedness, Emergency Management and Homeland Security
Section 28-9b - Governor’s authority concerning federal loans to state political subdivisions.


CT Gen Stat § 28-9b (2012) What's This?

Whenever, at the request of the Governor, the President has declared a “major disaster” to exist in this state, the Governor is authorized: (a) Upon his determination that a political subdivision of the state will suffer a substantial loss of tax and other revenues from a disaster and has demonstrated a need for financial assistance to perform its governmental functions, to apply to the federal government, on behalf of such political subdivision, for a loan; and to receive and disburse the proceeds of any approved loan to such political subdivision; (b) to determine the amount needed by any such political subdivision to restore or resume its governmental functions, and to certify the same to the federal government, provided, however no application amount shall exceed twenty-five per cent of the annual operating budget of such political subdivision for the fiscal year in which such disaster occurs; and (c) to recommend to the federal government, based upon his review, the cancellation of all or any part of repayment when, in the first three full fiscal year period following such disaster, the revenues of such political subdivision are insufficient to meet its operating expenses, including additional disaster-related expenses of a political subdivision character.

(P.A. 75-643, S. 6.)

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