Substitute House Bill No. 6860

Public Act No. 01-40

AN ACT ESTABLISHING REMEDIES TO ADJUDICATE DISPUTED SECOND INJURY FUND ASSESSMENTS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) Upon request by the State Treasurer, the Attorney General is authorized to bring an action in the Superior Court against any employer or any private insurance carrier or interlocal risk management agency acting on behalf of an employer that fails to comply with the Second Injury Fund reporting requirements set forth in section 31-354 of the general statutes for injunctive relief requiring compliance with such reporting requirements.

Sec. 2. (NEW) Any employer or any private insurance carrier or interlocal risk management agency acting on behalf of an employer that is aggrieved by a decision of the State Treasurer or the State Treasurer's agents concerning the method of assessing the employer for the liabilities of the Second Injury Fund pursuant to section 31-349g of the general statutes may appeal the decision to the Superior Court in accordance with the provisions of section 4-183 of the general statutes.

Approved May 31, 2001