CHAPTER 23c
COMMISSION ON INNOVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY

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Sec. 2-110. Commission on Innovation and Productivity. Membership. Duties.
Secs. 2-111 to 2-119.

      Sec. 2-110. Commission on Innovation and Productivity. Membership. Duties. (a) There is established a Commission on Innovation and Productivity for State Government. The commission shall be composed as follows: The chairpersons of the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee, the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and the budgets of state agencies and government administration, the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the Commissioner of Administrative Services; ten persons appointed by the Governor, two of whom shall represent the State Employees' Bargaining Agent Coalition (SEBAC), two of whom shall represent the business community and two of whom shall represent the State Managers Association of Connecticut; and six members appointed as follows: One appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate, one appointed by the majority leader of the Senate, one appointed by the minority leader of the Senate, one appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives, one appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives and one appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives. Appointments by legislative leaders may be public members or legislators. The Governor shall appoint a cochairperson who is not a legislator from among the members appointed by him. The other cochairperson shall be a legislator elected by the legislative members of the commission at its first meeting. All appointments shall be made on or before July 15, 1993. The cochairperson appointed by the Governor shall convene the first meeting on or before July 31, 1993.

      (b) The commission shall recommend innovations for the improvements of cost-effectiveness and efficiency in state government. It shall examine ways to increase state government productivity, reduce costs and provide the highest quality services. The commission shall report its findings and recommended innovations to the Governor and the General Assembly not later than February 1, 1994, and annually thereafter, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a. The innovations shall include recommendations for the reduction of expenditures of at least ten million dollars for each of the two fiscal years succeeding the fiscal year in progress. On and after October 1, 1996, the report shall be submitted to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations and budgets of state agencies and government administration and, upon request, to any member of the General Assembly. A summary of the report shall be submitted to each member of the General Assembly if the summary is two pages or less and a notification of the report shall be submitted to each member if the summary is more than two pages. Submission shall be by mailing the report, summary or notification to the legislative address of each member of the committees or the General Assembly, as applicable.

      (P.A. 93-351, S. 1, 3; P.A. 96-251, S. 2.)

      History: P.A. 93-351 effective June 30, 1993; P.A. 96-251 amended Subsec. (b) by requiring that on and after October 1, 1996, reports be submitted to appropriations and government administration committees and to members of the General Assembly upon request and by adding provisions re submission of summaries to members of the General Assembly.

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      Secs. 2-111 to 2-119. Reserved for future use.

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