Senate Bill No. 622

Public Act No. 00-125

An Act Concerning Uniform Standards For The Expenditure Of State Financial Assistance.

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

Section 1. Section 4-236 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) The secretary shall, in consultation with the Auditors of Public Accounts, appropriate state officials and representatives of nonstate entities, adopt regulations pursuant to the provisions of chapter 54 to implement the provisions of sections 4-230 to [4-236] 4-235, inclusive.

(b) The secretary shall also adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, (1) concerning the recovery of grant funds based on audit findings, as the secretary deems appropriate for any grantee which is found as a result of an audit to not be in compliance with the standards established pursuant to section 4-233, and (2) establishing uniform standards which prescribe the cost accounting principles to be used in the administration of state financial assistance by the recipients of such assistance.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved May 26, 2000