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HB 2896: Concerning the use of surplus property for public benefit

The department shall annually publish the inventory of state-owned and publicly owned lands and buildings on its web site. Upon written request, the department shall provide notice of publication of the inventory to parties interested in developing the sites for affordable housing.

The transfer, lease, or other disposal of surplus municipal utility property shall be deemed a lawful tax imposed by a city or town specifically for public benefit as defined in this section and shall not be subject to the provisions of or limitations.

Effective date is moved from November to April 2021, and annually thereafter.