CHAPTER 33
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Sec. 3-84. Distribution of public acts taking effect from passage.
Sec. 3-99d. Electronic business portal. Establishment and purpose.
Sec. 3-110f. State poet laureate.
Sec. 3-110h. State troubadour.
Sec. 3-110i. State composer. Charles Edward Ives Memorial Composer Laureate.

      Sec. 3-84. Distribution of public acts taking effect from passage. Section 3-84 is repealed, effective July 8, 2011.

      (1949 Rev., S. 165; 1959, P.A. 28, S. 164; P.A. 74-183, S. 162, 291; P.A. 76-350; 76-436, S. 149, 681; P.A. 11-150, S. 29.)

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      Sec. 3-99d. Electronic business portal. Establishment and purpose. The Commercial Recording Division of the office of the Secretary of the State shall establish an electronic business portal as a single point of entry for business entities for purposes of business registration pursuant to title 33 or 34. Such portal shall provide explanatory information and electronic links provided by state agencies and quasi-public agencies, including, but not limited to, the Labor Department, the Workers' Compensation Commission, the Departments of Economic and Community Development, Administrative Services, Consumer Protection, Energy and Environmental Protection and Revenue Services, the Connecticut Development Authority, Connecticut Innovations, Incorporated, Connecticut Licensing Info Center, The United States Small Business Administration, the Connecticut Small Business Development Center, the Connecticut Economic Resource Center and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, for the purposes of assisting such business entities in determining permitting and licensure requirements, identifying state revenue responsibilities and benefits, and finding available state financial incentives and programs related to such entities' businesses. The information provided for purposes of business registration with the office of the Secretary of the State may be made available to state agencies and quasi-public agencies for economic development, state revenue collection and statistical purposes as provided by law.

      (P.A. 11-48, S. 29; 11-61, S. 102; 11-80, S. 1.)

      History: P.A. 11-48 effective January 1, 2012; P.A. 11-61 added reference to Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, effective January 1, 2012; pursuant to P.A. 11-80, "Department of Environmental Protection" was changed editorially by the Revisors to "Department of Energy and Environmental Protection", effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 3-110f. State poet laureate. The Department of Economic and Community Development, with recommendations of the Culture and Tourism Advisory Committee, may appoint a state poet laureate.

      (P.A. 85-221; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 210(e); P.A. 04-20, S. 3; 04-205, S. 5; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, S. 30; P.A. 11-48, S. 128.)

      History: June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-20 replaced State Commission on the Arts with Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film, effective August 20, 2003; P.A. 04-205, effective June 3, 2004, and May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, effective May 12, 2004, both replaced Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film with Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism; P.A. 11-48 replaced "Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism" with "Department of Economic and Community Development, with recommendations of the Culture and Tourism Advisory Committee", effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 3-110h. State troubadour. There shall be an official state troubadour. The Department of Economic and Community Development shall biennially designate a troubadour to serve in the position.

      (P.A. 91-157; June Sp. Sess. P.A. 99-1, S. 49, 51; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 210(e); P.A. 04-20, S. 3; 04-205, S. 5; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, S. 30; P.A. 11-48, S. 129.)

      History: June Sp. Sess. P.A. 99-1 required troubadour to be designated biennially, rather than annually, effective July 1, 1999; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-20 replaced state Commission on the Arts with Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film, effective August 20, 2003; P.A. 04-205, effective June 3, 2004, and May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, effective May 12, 2004, both replaced Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film with Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism; P.A. 11-48 replaced "Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism" with "Department of Economic and Community Development", effective July 1, 2011.

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      Sec. 3-110i. State composer. Charles Edward Ives Memorial Composer Laureate. Charles Edward Ives is designated as the composer of the state of Connecticut. There shall be a "Charles Edward Ives Memorial Composer Laureate of the state of Connecticut". The board of directors of the Charles Ives Center for the Arts, in consultation with the panel established under this section, may designate from time to time a composer who was born or is living in Connecticut to serve in the position of composer laureate. There is established a panel that shall meet from time to time to advise said board of directors on the designation of the composer laureate. The panel shall be comprised of eight members, one of whom shall be a representative of the Department of Economic and Community Development, one of whom shall be a representative of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, one of whom shall be a representative of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, one of whom shall be a representative of the Yale University School of Music, one of whom shall be a representative of the Hartt School of Music of The University of Hartford, one of whom shall be a representative of The Charles Ives Society, Inc., one of whom shall be a representative of The University of Connecticut through its music department, and one of whom shall be a representative of the Connecticut State University System through the music department of Western Connecticut State University. Each member of the panel shall be selected by the entity that the member represents.

      (P.A. 91-318; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6, S. 210(e); P.A. 04-20, S. 3; 04-205, S. 5; May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, S. 30; P.A. 11-48, S. 130.)

      History: June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-6 and P.A. 04-20 replaced Connecticut Commission on the Arts with Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film, effective August 20, 2003; P.A. 04-205, effective June 3, 2004, and May Sp. Sess. P.A. 04-2, effective May 12, 2004, both replaced Connecticut Commission on Arts, Tourism, Culture, History and Film with Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism; P.A. 11-48 made a technical change and replaced "Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism" with "Department of Economic and Community Development", effective July 1, 2011.

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