A special session is possible in December, but only to consider a non-partisan issue: The settlement of litigation over Connecticut’s hospital provider tax. Legislative leaders say passage of any bill involving tolls would be difficult in a pre-holiday special session, due to scheduling and travel conflicts. No Republican support is expected for any bill that relies on tolls. Administration officials even talked of tentative plans to hold a State Bond Commission meeting on Dec. 18. Once the legislature authorizes new borrowing the 10-member commission, which the governor chairs, also must approve the financing before bonds can be sold and funds released to towns.