CHAPTER 17
LEGISLATIVE COMMISSIONERS' OFFICE

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Sec. 2-61. Distribution of revised statutes and supplements, public and special acts.

      Sec. 2-61. Distribution of revised statutes and supplements, public and special acts. (a) The Secretary of the State shall deliver copies of the revised statutes, of each supplement to the general statutes and of each revised volume thereof and of each volume of the public acts and special acts to the State Library for its general purposes and for exchange with other states and libraries, and copies of the revised statutes, of each supplement, of each revised volume and of each volume of the public acts, and such additional number of each as the executive secretary of the Judicial Department certifies as necessary, for the use of any of the state-maintained courts, and copies of each volume of the special acts to said executive secretary for distribution to state-maintained courts, and, to the several departments, agencies and institutions of the executive branch of the state government, as many copies of the revised statutes, of each supplement, of each revised volume and of each of the volumes of public acts and special acts as they require for the performance of their duties.

      (b) The Secretary shall send free of charge one copy of the revised statutes, of each supplement to the general statutes, of each revised volume thereof and of each of the volumes of public acts and special acts to the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Treasurer, Secretary of the State, Attorney General, Comptroller, Adjutant General, each town clerk, and, upon request, to each probate court, the police department of each municipality having a regularly organized police force, each assistant to the Attorney General, and each county law library; and the Secretary shall, upon the member's request, supply free of charge (1) one copy of the revised statutes to each member of the General Assembly at the first session in which such member serves as a member, and (2) at each session in which such member serves, one copy of each revised volume thereof and of each supplement not previously supplied to such member, such distribution of the statutes and supplements to be made not later than thirty days after the election or reelection of such member, and (3) following each session at which such member serves, one volume of each of the public acts and special acts passed at such session. The Secretary shall supply free of charge to the clerks of the House and Senate, each, one copy of the revised statutes, of each revised volume thereof, of each supplement and one volume of each of the public acts and special acts for use in the clerks' office.

      (1957, P.A. 664, S. 2; 1959, P.A. 2, S. 1; 28, S. 163; 197, S. 1; 1963, P.A. 284; February, 1965, P.A. 574, S. 1; 1967, P.A. 49; 1969, P.A. 544; 562, S. 2; P.A. 73-679, S. 4, 43; P.A. 75-537, S. 14, 55; P.A. 77-614, S. 19, 610; P.A. 80-232; P.A. 00-99, S. 17, 154; P.A. 11-61, S. 131; 11-150, S. 10.)

      History: 1959 acts eliminated distribution to municipal and trial justice courts which were abolished and provided for distribution to circuit courts, state departments, agencies and institutions and municipal police departments; 1963 act specified time for distribution to members of the general assembly; 1965 act provided for distribution of revised statutes to governor, lieutenant governor, etc. and of revised volumes to members of general assembly and clerks thereof; 1967 act replaced "circuit court" with reference to "any state-maintained court" thereby broadening distribution of statutes to the judiciary; 1969 acts made changes to include public and special acts consistently throughout section; P.A. 73-679 substituted managing director, planning and budgeting division, department of finance and control or his designee for budget director; P.A. 75-537 deleted reference to designee and substituted "budget and management" for "planning and budgeting" in division name; P.A. 77-614 replaced "budget director ..." with "secretary of the office of policy and management"; P.A. 80-232 deleted reference to secretary of the office of policy and management; P.A. 00-99 deleted reference to sheriff, effective December 1, 2000; P.A. 11-61 amended Subsec. (a) by deleting provision re determination of number of copies by Joint Committee on Legislative Management, effective July 1, 2011; P.A. 11-150 added Subsec. (a) and (b) designators, amended Subsec. (a) to delete specific numbers of copies required to be delivered and to require Joint Committee on Legislative Management to determine number of copies, and amended Subsec. (b) to provide for delivery of volumes to each entity upon request and to add Subdiv. (1) to (3) designators, effective July 1, 2011.

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