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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2014

LCO No. 5451

   
 

*HB0504905451HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. JUTILA, 37th Dist.

SEN. MUSTO, 22nd Dist.

SEN. AYALA, 23rd Dist.

REP. WRIGHT E. , 41st Dist.

REP. NOUJAIM, 74th Dist.

REP. HWANG, 134th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5049

File No. 515

Cal. No. 331

"AN ACT ELIMINATING UNNECESSARY GOVERNMENT REGULATION. "

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. Section 4-166 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

As used in this chapter and section 53 of this act:

(1) "Agency" means each state board, commission, department or officer authorized by law to make regulations or to determine contested cases, but does not include either house or any committee of the General Assembly, the courts, the Council on Probate Judicial Conduct, the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or Attorney General, or town or regional boards of education, or automobile dispute settlement panels established pursuant to section 42-181;

(2) "Approved regulation" means a regulation submitted to the Secretary of the State in accordance with the provisions of section 4-172, as amended by this act;

(3) "Certification date" means the date the Secretary of the State certifies, in writing, that the eRegulations System is technologically sufficient to serve as the official compilation and electronic repository in accordance with section 4-173b, as amended by this act;

[(2)] (4) "Contested case" means a proceeding, including but not restricted to rate-making, price fixing and licensing, in which the legal rights, duties or privileges of a party are required by state statute or regulation to be determined by an agency after an opportunity for hearing or in which a hearing is in fact held, but does not include proceedings on a petition for a declaratory ruling under section 4-176, hearings referred to in section 4-168, as amended by this act, or hearings conducted by the Department of Correction or the Board of Pardons and Paroles;

[(3)] (5) "Final decision" means (A) the agency determination in a contested case, (B) a declaratory ruling issued by an agency pursuant to section 4-176 or (C) an agency decision made after reconsideration. The term does not include a preliminary or intermediate ruling or order of an agency, or a ruling of an agency granting or denying a petition for reconsideration;

[(4)] (6) "Hearing officer" means an individual appointed by an agency to conduct a hearing in an agency proceeding. Such individual may be a staff employee of the agency;

[(5)] (7) "Intervenor" means a person, other than a party, granted status as an intervenor by an agency in accordance with the provisions of subsection (d) of section 4-176 or subsection (b) of section 4-177a;

[(6)] (8) "License" includes the whole or part of any agency permit, certificate, approval, registration, charter or similar form of permission required by law, but does not include a license required solely for revenue purposes;

[(7)] (9) "Licensing" includes the agency process respecting the grant, denial, renewal, revocation, suspension, annulment, withdrawal or amendment of a license;

[(8)] (10) "Party" means each person (A) whose legal rights, duties or privileges are required by statute to be determined by an agency proceeding and who is named or admitted as a party, (B) who is required by law to be a party in an agency proceeding or (C) who is granted status as a party under subsection (a) of section 4-177a;

[(9)] (11) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, governmental subdivision, agency or public or private organization of any character, but does not include the agency conducting the proceeding;

[(10)] (12) "Presiding officer" means the member of an agency or the hearing officer designated by the head of the agency to preside at the hearing;

[(11)] (13) "Proposed final decision" means a final decision proposed by an agency or a presiding officer under section 4-179;

[(12)] (14) "Proposed regulation" means a proposal by an agency under the provisions of section 4-168, as amended by this act, for a new regulation or for a change in, addition to or repeal of an existing regulation;

[(13)] (15) "Regulation" means each agency statement of general applicability, without regard to its designation, that implements, interprets, or prescribes law or policy, or describes the organization, procedure, or practice requirements of any agency. The term includes the amendment or repeal of a prior regulation, but does not include (A) statements concerning only the internal management of any agency and not affecting private rights or procedures available to the public, (B) declaratory rulings issued pursuant to section 4-176 or (C) intra-agency or interagency memoranda;

[(14)] (16) "Regulation-making" means the process for formulation and adoption of a regulation;

(17) "Regulation-making record" means the documents specified in subsection (b) of section 4-168b, as amended by this act, and includes any other documents created, received or considered by an agency during the regulation-making process;

(18) "Regulations of Connecticut state agencies" means the official compilation of all permanent regulations adopted by all state agencies subsequent to October 27, 1970, organized by title number, subtitle number and section number.

Sec. 2. Section 4-168 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date):

(a) Except as provided in subsections [(f) and] (g) and (h) of this section, an agency, not less than thirty days prior to adopting a proposed regulation, shall (1) [give notice by posting] post a notice of its intended action on the eRegulations System, [. The] which notice shall include (A) [either a statement of the terms or of the substance of the proposed regulation or] a specified public comment period of not less than thirty days, (B) a description sufficiently detailed so as to apprise persons likely to be affected of the issues and subjects involved in the proposed regulation, [(B)] (C) a statement of the purposes for which the regulation is proposed, [(C)] (D) a reference to the statutory authority for the proposed regulation, [(D)] (E) when, where and how interested persons may obtain a copy of the small business impact and regulatory flexibility [analyses] analysis required pursuant to section 4-168a, and [(E)] (F) when, where and how interested persons may present their views on the proposed regulation; (2) post a copy of the proposed regulation on the eRegulations System; (3) give notice electronically to each joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of the subject matter of the proposed regulation; [(3)] (4) give notice electronically or provide a paper copy notice, if requested, to all persons who have made requests to the agency for advance notice of its regulation-making proceedings; [. The agency may charge a reasonable fee for such notice if not given electronically based on the estimated cost of providing the service; (4)] (5) provide a paper copy or electronic version of the proposed regulation to persons requesting it; [. The agency may charge a reasonable fee for paper copies in accordance with the provisions of section 1-212; and (5)] and (6) prepare a fiscal note, including an estimate of the cost or of the revenue impact (A) on the state or any municipality of the state, and (B) on small businesses in the state, including an estimate of the number of small businesses subject to the proposed regulation and the projected costs, including but not limited to, reporting, recordkeeping and administrative, associated with compliance with the proposed regulation and, if applicable, the regulatory flexibility analysis prepared under section 4-168a. The governing body of any municipality, if requested, shall provide the agency, within twenty working days, with any information that may be necessary for analysis in preparation of such fiscal note.

(b) Except as provided in subsections [(f) and] (g) and (h) of this section, [any such agency shall also: Afford] during the public comment period specified in subsection (a) of this section, all interested persons shall have reasonable opportunity to submit data, views or arguments [, orally at a hearing if granted under this subsection or in writing, and to inspect and copy or view online and print the fiscal note prepared pursuant to subdivision (5) of this subsection; grant an opportunity to present oral argument] in writing on the proposed regulation. The agency shall hold a public hearing on the proposed regulation if requested by fifteen persons, by a governmental subdivision or agency or by an association having not less than fifteen members, if notice of the request is received by the agency not later than fourteen days after the date of posting of the notice by the agency on the eRegulations System. [; and] The agency shall consider fully all written and oral submissions respecting the proposed regulation and revise the fiscal note prepared in accordance with the provisions of subdivision [(5)] (6) of subsection (a) of this [subsection] section to indicate any changes made in the proposed regulation. [On and after October 1, 2014,] On and after the certification date, each agency shall post the proposed regulation and all documents prepared by the agency pursuant to this subsection and subsection (a) of this section on the eRegulations System. [Each agency shall electronically notify and, if requested, provide a paper copy of such notice to any person who requests to be notified of any regulation-making proceedings. ] Prior to the certification date, each agency shall create and maintain a regulation-making record for each regulation proposed by such agency, which shall be made available to the public. No regulation shall be found invalid due to the failure of an agency to give notice to each committee of cognizance pursuant to subdivision [(2)] (3) of [this] subsection (a) of this section, provided one such committee has been so notified.

[(b)] (c) If an agency is required by a public act to adopt regulations, the agency, not later than five months after the effective date of the public act or by the time specified in the public act, shall post on the eRegulations System notice of its intent to adopt regulations. If the agency fails to post the notice within such five-month period or by the time specified in the public act, the agency shall submit an electronic statement of its reasons for failure to do so to the Governor, the joint standing committee having cognizance of the subject matter of the regulations and the standing legislative regulation review committee and on and after [October 1, 2014] the certification date, post such statement on the eRegulations System. The agency shall submit the required regulations to the standing legislative regulation review committee, as provided in subsection (b) of section 4-170, as amended by this act, not later than one hundred eighty days after posting the notice of its intent to adopt regulations, or electronically submit a statement of its reasons for failure to do so to the committee.

[(c)] (d) An agency may begin the regulation-making process under this chapter before the effective date of the public act requiring or permitting the agency to adopt regulations, but no regulation may take effect before the effective date of such act.

[(d) Upon reaching a decision on whether to proceed with the proposed regulation or to alter its text from that initially proposed, the agency, at least twenty days before submitting the proposed regulation to the standing legislative regulation review committee,]

(e) After the close of the public comment period and prior to submission to the Attorney General, in accordance with section 4-169, as amended by this act, the agency shall [(1)] post on the eRegulations System [, and (2) send to all persons who have made submissions pursuant to subsection (a) of this section or who have made statements or oral arguments concerning the proposed regulation and who have requested notification, notice that it has decided to take action on the proposed regulation and has made available for copying and inspection pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, as defined in section 1-200: (A)] a notice describing whether the agency has decided to move forward with the proposed regulation. The agency shall provide such notice electronically to all persons who have submitted oral or written comment on the proposed regulation and shall provide a paper copy of such notice to all persons who have submitted comments in a nonelectronic format. The agency shall also post on the eRegulations System: (1) The final wording of the proposed regulation; [(B)] (2) a statement of the principal reasons in support of its intended action; and [(C)] (3) a statement of the principal considerations in opposition to its intended action as urged in written or oral comments on the proposed regulation and its reasons for rejecting such considerations.

[(e)] (f) Except as provided in [subsection (f)] subsections (g) and (h) of this section, no regulation may be adopted, amended or repealed by any agency until it is (1) approved by the Attorney General as to legal sufficiency, as provided in section 4-169, as amended by this act, (2) approved by the standing legislative regulation review committee, as provided in section 4-170, as amended by this act, and (3) posted on the eRegulations System by the office of the Secretary of the State, as provided in section 4-172, as amended by this act, and section 4-173b, as amended by this act.

[(f)] (g) (1) An agency may proceed to adopt an emergency regulation in accordance with this subsection without prior notice or hearing or upon any abbreviated notice and hearing that it finds practicable if (A) the agency finds that adoption of a regulation upon fewer than thirty days' notice is required (i) due to an imminent peril to the public health, safety or welfare or (ii) by the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection in order to comply with the provisions of interstate fishery management plans adopted by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission or to meet unforeseen circumstances or emergencies affecting marine resources, (B) the agency states in writing its reasons for that finding, and (C) the Governor approves such finding in writing.

(2) [The original of such emergency regulation and an] An electronic copy shall be submitted to the standing legislative regulation review committee in the form prescribed in subsection (b) of section 4-170, as amended by this act, together with a statement of the terms or substance of the intended action, the purpose of the action and a reference to the statutory authority under which the action is proposed, not later than ten days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, prior to the proposed effective date of such regulation. The committee may approve or disapprove the emergency regulation, in whole or in part, within such ten-day period at a regular meeting, if one is scheduled, or may upon the call of either chairman or any five or more members hold a special meeting for the purpose of approving or disapproving the regulation, in whole or in part. Failure of the committee to act on such regulation within such ten-day period shall be deemed an approval. If the committee disapproves such regulation, in whole or in part, it shall notify the agency of the reasons for its action. An approved regulation, posted on the eRegulations System by the office of the Secretary of the State, may be effective for a period of not longer than one hundred twenty days renewable once for a period of not exceeding sixty days, provided notification of such sixty-day renewal is posted on the eRegulations System [by the office of the Secretary of the State] and an electronic copy of such notice is sent to the committee. [, but the adoption of an identical regulation in accordance with the provisions of subsections (a), (b) and (d) of this section is not precluded. ] The sixty-day renewal period may be extended an additional sixty days for emergency regulations described in subparagraph (A)(ii) of subdivision (1) of this subsection, provided the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection requests of the standing legislative regulation review committee an extension of the renewal period at the time such regulation is submitted or not less than ten days before the first sixty-day renewal period expires and said committee approves such extension. Failure of the committee to act on such request within ten days shall be deemed an approval of the extension. Nothing in this subsection shall preclude an agency proposing such emergency regulation from adopting a permanent regulation that is identical or substantially similar to the emergency regulation, but such action shall not extend the effective date of the emergency regulation.

(3) If the necessary steps to adopt a permanent regulation, including the posting of notice of intent to adopt, preparation and submission of a fiscal note in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of section 4-170 and approval by the Attorney General and the standing legislative regulation review committee, are not completed prior to the expiration date of an emergency regulation, the emergency regulation shall cease to be effective on that date.

[(g)] (h) If an agency finds (1) that technical amendments to an existing regulation are necessary because of (A) the statutory transfer of functions, powers or duties from the agency named in the existing regulation to another agency, (B) a change in the name of the agency, (C) the renumbering of the section of the general statutes containing the statutory authority for the regulation, or (D) a correction in the numbering of the regulation, and no substantive changes are proposed, or (2) that the repeal of a regulation is necessary because the section of the general statutes under which the regulation has been adopted has been repealed and has not been transferred or reenacted, it may elect to comply with the requirements of subsection (a) of this section or may proceed without prior notice or hearing, provided the agency has posted such amendments to or repeal of a regulation on the eRegulations System. Any such amendments to or repeal of a regulation shall be submitted in the form and manner prescribed in subsection (b) of section 4-170, to the Attorney General, as provided in section 4-169, and to the standing legislative regulation review committee, as provided in section 4-170, for approval and upon approval shall be submitted to the office of the Secretary of the State for posting on the eRegulations System with, in the case of renumbering of sections only, a correlated table of the former and new section numbers.

[(h)] (i) No regulation adopted after October 1, 1985, is valid unless adopted in substantial compliance with this section. A proceeding to contest any regulation on the ground of noncompliance with the procedural requirements of this section shall be commenced within two years from the effective date of the regulation.

Sec. 3. Section 4-168b of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes, as amended by section 29 of public act 13-247 and section 4 of public act 13-274, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date):

(a) [Each agency shall create an] On and after the certification date, the official electronic regulation-making record [that] shall be retained on the eRegulations System [for the period required by law] for each regulation proposed in accordance with the provisions of section 4-168, as amended by this act. Prior to the certification date, each agency shall create and maintain a regulation-making record for each regulation proposed by such agency. The regulation-making record [and materials incorporated by reference in the record] shall be made available [for] to the public. [inspection and copying. ]

(b) The regulation-making record shall contain at least: (1) The agency's notice of intent to adopt regulations; (2) any written analysis prepared for the proceeding upon which the regulation is based, including the regulatory flexibility [analyses] analysis required pursuant to section 4-168a, if applicable; (3) all [written petitions, requests, submissions, and] comments [received by the agency and considered by the agency in connection with the formulation, proposal or adoption of the regulation or the proceeding upon which the regulation is based] submitted on the proposed regulation; (4) the official transcript, if any, of proceedings upon which the regulation is based or, if not transcribed, any [tape] audio recording or stenographic record of such proceedings, and any memoranda prepared by any member or employee of the agency summarizing the contents of the proceedings; (5) all official documents relating to the regulation, including the regulation submitted to the office of the Secretary of the State in accordance with section 4-172, as amended by this act, a statement of the principal considerations in opposition to the agency's action, and the agency's reasons for rejecting such considerations, as required pursuant to section 4-168, as amended by this act, and the fiscal note prepared pursuant to subsection (a) of section 4-168, as amended by this act, and section 4-170, as amended by this act; (6) any petition for the regulation filed pursuant to section 4-174; and (7) all comments or communications between the agency and the legislative regulation review committee. No audio recording of a hearing held pursuant to section 4-168, as amended by this act, shall be posted on the eRegulations System unless the Secretary of the State confirms that such posting will not constitute a violation of any state or federal law regarding accessibility for persons with disabilities. Any audio recording of a hearing held pursuant to section 4-168, as amended by this act, that is not posted on the eRegulations System shall be maintained by the agency and made available to the public upon request. If an agency determines that any part of the regulation-making record is impractical to display or is inappropriate for public display on the eRegulations System, the agency shall describe the part omitted in a statement posted on the eRegulations System and shall maintain a copy of the omitted material readily available for public inspection at the principal office of the agency.

(c) The [agency] regulation-making record need not constitute the exclusive basis for agency action on that regulation or for judicial review thereof.

Sec. 4. Section 4-169 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes, as amended by section 30 of public act 13-247 and section 5 of public act 13-274, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date):

No adoption, amendment or repeal of any regulation, except a regulation issued pursuant to subsection [(f)] (g) of section 4-168, as amended by this act, shall be effective until [the original of] the proposed regulation and any revision of a regulation to be resubmitted to the standing legislative regulation review committee has been submitted electronically to the Attorney General by the agency proposing such regulation and approved by the Attorney General or by some other person designated by the Attorney General for such purpose. The review of such regulations by the Attorney General shall be limited to a determination of the legal sufficiency of the proposed regulation. If the Attorney General or the Attorney General's designated representative fails to give notice to the agency of any legal insufficiency within thirty days of the receipt of the proposed regulation, the Attorney General shall be deemed to have approved the proposed regulation for purposes of this section. The approval of the Attorney General shall be provided to the agency electronically, included in the regulation making record and [shall be] submitted electronically by the agency to the standing legislative regulation review committee. As used in this section "legal sufficiency" means (1) the absence of conflict with any general statute or regulation, federal law or regulation or the Constitution of this state or of the United States, and (2) compliance with the notice and hearing requirements of section 4-168, as amended by this act.

Sec. 5. Section 4-170 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes, as amended by section 31 of public act 13-247 and section 6 of public act 13-274, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date):

(a) There shall be a standing legislative committee to review all regulations of the several state departments and agencies following the proposal thereof, which shall consist of eight members of the House of Representatives, four from each major party, to be appointed on the first Wednesday after the first Monday in January in the odd-numbered years, by the speaker of said House, and six members of the Senate, three from each major party, to be appointed on or before said dates by the president pro tempore of the Senate. The members shall serve for the balance of the term for which they were elected. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by the authority making the appointment. There shall be two cochairpersons, one of whom shall be a member of the Senate and one of whom shall be a member of the House of Representatives, each appointed by the applicable appointing authority, provided the cochairpersons shall not be members of the same political party and shall be from alternate parties in the respective houses in each successive term. For purposes of this section, "appointing authority" means the speaker or minority leader of the House of Representatives and the president pro tempore or minority leader of the Senate, as appropriate according to the respective house and party of the member to be appointed. Each chairperson may call meetings of the committee for the performance of its duties.

(b) (1) No adoption, amendment or repeal of any regulation, except a regulation issued pursuant to subsection [(f)] (g) of section 4-168, as amended by this act, shall be effective until (A) [the original and] an electronic copy of the proposed regulation approved by the Attorney General, as provided in section 4-169, as amended by this act, and an electronic copy of the regulatory flexibility [analyses] analysis as provided in section 4-168a are submitted to the standing legislative regulation review committee in a manner designated by the committee, by the agency proposing the regulation, (B) the regulation is approved by the committee, at a regular meeting or a special meeting called for the purpose, and (C) a certified electronic copy of the regulation is submitted to the office of the Secretary of the State by the agency, as provided in section 4-172, as amended by this act, and the regulation is posted on the eRegulations System by the Secretary. (2) The date of submission for purposes of subsection (c) of this section shall be the first Tuesday of each month. Any regulation received by the committee on or before the first Tuesday of a month shall be deemed to have been submitted on the first Tuesday of that month. Any regulation submitted after the first Tuesday of a month shall be deemed to be submitted on the first Tuesday of the next succeeding month. (3) The form of proposed regulations which are submitted to the committee shall be as follows: New language added to an existing regulation shall be underlined; language to be deleted shall be enclosed in brackets and a new regulation or new section of a regulation shall be preceded by the word "(NEW)" in capital letters. Each proposed regulation shall have a statement of its purpose following the final section of the regulation. (4) The committee may permit any proposed regulation, including, but not limited to, a proposed regulation which by reference incorporates in whole or in part, any other code, rule, regulation, standard or specification, to be submitted in summary form together with a statement of purpose for the proposed regulation. On and after October 1, 1994, if the committee finds that a federal statute requires, as a condition of the state exercising regulatory authority, that a Connecticut regulation at all times must be identical to a federal statute or regulation, then the committee may approve a Connecticut regulation that by reference specifically incorporates future amendments to such federal statute or regulation provided the agency that proposed the Connecticut regulation shall submit for approval amendments to such Connecticut regulations to the committee not later than thirty days after the effective date of such amendment, and provided further the committee may hold a public hearing on such Connecticut amendments. (5) The agency shall [attach] also provide the committee with a copy of the fiscal note [,] prepared pursuant to subsection (a) of section 4-168, as amended by this act. [to each copy of the proposed regulation. ] At the time of submission to the committee, the agency shall submit an electronic copy of the proposed regulation and the fiscal note to (A) the Office of Fiscal Analysis which, not later than seven days after receipt, shall submit an analysis of the fiscal note to the committee; and (B) each joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of the subject matter of the proposed regulation. No regulation shall be found invalid due to the failure of an agency to submit an electronic copy of the proposed regulation and the fiscal note to each committee of cognizance, provided such regulation and fiscal note have been electronically submitted to one such committee.

(c) The committee shall review all proposed regulations and, in its discretion, may hold public hearings on any proposed regulation [thereon,] and may approve, disapprove or reject without prejudice, in whole or in part, any such regulation. If the committee fails to so approve, disapprove or reject without prejudice a proposed regulation, within sixty-five days after the date of submission as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the committee shall be deemed to have approved the proposed regulation for purposes of this section.

(d) If the committee disapproves a proposed regulation in whole or in part, it shall give notice of the disapproval and the reasons for the disapproval to the agency, and no agency shall thereafter issue any regulation or directive or take other action to implement such disapproved regulation, or part thereof, as the case may be, except that the agency may adopt a substantively new regulation in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, provided the General Assembly may reverse such disapproval under the provisions of section 4-171. If the committee disapproves any regulation proposed for the purpose of implementing a federally subsidized or assisted program, the General Assembly shall be required to either sustain or reverse the disapproval.

(e) If the committee rejects a proposed regulation without prejudice, in whole or in part, it shall notify the agency of the reasons for the rejection and the agency, following approval by the Attorney General for legal sufficiency pursuant to section 4-169, as amended by this act, shall resubmit the regulation in revised form to the committee, if the adoption of such regulation is required by the general statutes or any public or special act, not later than the first Tuesday of the second month following such rejection without prejudice and may so resubmit any other regulation, in the same manner as provided in this section for the initial submission. [with a summary of revisions identified by paragraph] Each resubmission under this subsection shall include a summary of revisions identified by paragraph. The committee shall review and take action on such [revised] resubmitted regulation no later than thirty-five days after the date of submission, as provided in subsection (b) of this section. Posting of the notice on the eRegulations System pursuant to the provisions of section 4-168, as amended by this act, shall not be required in the case of such resubmission.

(f) If an agency fails to submit any regulation approved in whole or in part by the standing legislative regulation review committee to the office of the Secretary of the State as provided in section 4-172, not later than fourteen days after the date of approval, the agency shall notify the committee, not later than five days after such fourteen-day period, of its reasons for failing to submit such regulation. If any agency fails to comply with the time limits established under subsection (b) of section 4-168, or under subsection (e) of this section, the administrative head of such agency shall submit to the committee a written explanation of the reasons for such noncompliance. The committee, upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of its members, may grant an extension of the time limits established under subsection (b) of section 4-168 and under subsection (e) of this section. If no such extension is granted, the administrative head of the agency shall personally appear before the standing legislative regulation review committee, at a time prescribed by the committee, to explain such failure to comply. After any such appearance, the committee may, upon the affirmative vote of two-thirds of its members, report such noncompliance to the Governor. Within fourteen days thereafter the Governor shall report to the committee concerning the action the Governor has taken to ensure compliance with the provisions of section 4-168 and with the provisions of this section.

Sec. 6. Section 4-172 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes, as amended by section 32 of public act 13-247 and section 7 of public act 13-274, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date):

(a) After approval of a regulation as required by sections 4-169, as amended by this act, and 4-170, as amended by this act, or after reversal of a decision of the standing legislative regulation review committee by the General Assembly pursuant to section 4-171, each agency shall submit to the office of the Secretary of the State a certified electronic copy of such regulation. Concomitantly, the agency shall electronically file with the electronic copy of the regulation a statement from the department head or a duly authorized deputy department head of such agency certifying that the electronic copy of the regulation is a true and accurate copy of the regulation approved in accordance with sections 4-169, as amended by this act, and 4-170, as amended by this act. Each regulation when so electronically submitted shall be in the form prescribed by the Secretary of the State for posting on the eRegulations System, and each section of the regulation shall include the appropriate regulation section number and a section heading. The Secretary of the State shall [, not later than five calendar days after the electronic submission by the agency,] post each such regulation on the eRegulations System not later than ten calendar days after the agency submission of the regulation.

(b) Each regulation hereafter adopted is effective upon its posting on the eRegulations System by the Secretary of the State in accordance with this section, except that: (1) If a later date is required by statute or specified in the regulation, the later date is the effective date; (2) a regulation may not be effective before the effective date of the public act requiring or permitting the regulation; and (3) subject to applicable constitutional or statutory provisions, an emergency regulation becomes effective immediately upon electronic submission to the Secretary of the State, or at a stated date less than twenty days thereafter, if the agency finds that this effective date is necessary because of imminent peril to the public health, safety, or welfare. The agency's finding and a brief statement of the reasons therefor shall be submitted with the regulation. The agency shall take appropriate measures to make emergency regulations known to the persons who may be affected by them. [including, but not limited to, by posting such emergency regulations on the eRegulations System. ]

Sec. 7. Section 4-173 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014):

The Secretary of the State may omit from the regulations of Connecticut state agencies posted on the eRegulations System (1) any regulation of a federal agency or a government agency of another state that is incorporated by reference into a Connecticut regulation, [and published by or otherwise available in printed or electronic form from a federal agency or a government agency of another state,] and (2) any regulation that is incorporated by reference into a Connecticut regulation and to which a third party holds the intellectual property rights. [, until such time as the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management obtains a licensing agreement in accordance with section 4-67q. On and after October 1, 2014, if the Secretary of the State omits a regulation from the eRegulations System, the Secretary shall post in the system a notice identifying the omitted regulation, stating the general subject matter of the regulation and stating an address, telephone number, web site link, if applicable, and any other information needed to obtain a copy of the regulation. The Secretary of the State shall also provide a web site link, if applicable, to any regulation that is incorporated by reference into a Connecticut regulation. Such information shall be kept current and updated not less than quarterly. ] The Secretary of the State may post a link on the eRegulations System to an electronic copy of any document incorporated by reference, if available and not prohibited by any state or federal law, rule or regulation. Such link shall not be considered to be a part of the official compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies. Each agency that incorporates a document by reference into a regulation shall maintain a copy of such document readily available for public inspection in the principal office of the agency, except for a regulation of a federal agency or a government agency of another state that is published by or otherwise available in printed or electronic form from such federal or government agency.

Sec. 8. Section 4-173b of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014):

(a) The Secretary of the State shall establish and maintain the eRegulations System, which shall [consist] include a compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies adopted by all state agencies subsequent to October 27, 1970. Such compilation may be a revision of the most current compilation published by the Commission on Official Legal Publications. The Commission on Official Legal Publications shall, within available appropriations, provide any assistance requested by the Secretary of the State in the creation of the eRegulations System. On and after [October 1, 2014,] the certification date the eRegulations System shall also include the official electronic regulation-making record described in section 4-168b, as amended by this act. On and after the date the Secretary of the State certifies the eRegulations System as sufficient pursuant to this section, the regulations of Connecticut state agencies [maintained] published by the Secretary on said system shall be the official [version] compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies for all purposes, including all legal and administrative proceedings. The Secretary of the State shall update the compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies published on the eRegulations System at least monthly. The eRegulations System shall be easily accessible to and searchable by the public. The Secretary of the State may specify the format in which state agencies shall submit the final approved version of such regulations and all other documents required pursuant to this section and sections 4-167, 4-168, as amended by this act, 4-170, as amended by this act, and 4-172, as amended by this act, and all state agencies shall follow the instructions of the Secretary of the State with respect to agency submissions to the Secretary. [On and after July 1, 2013, the] The Secretary of the State shall post on the eRegulations System all effective regulations of Connecticut state agencies as provided by the Commission on Official Legal Publications and any updates thereto. The Secretary of the State shall designate such posting as an unofficial version of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies until such time as the Secretary certifies in writing that the compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies published on the eRegulations System is technologically sufficient to serve as the official [version] compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies and the electronic repository for the regulation-making record. Such certification shall [be made on or before October 1, 2014, and shall] be published on the Secretary's Internet web site and in the Connecticut Law Journal. Until such time as the Secretary makes such certification concerning the official compilation: (1) The Secretary, upon receipt of the certified electronic copy of an approved regulation in accordance with section 4-172, as amended by this act, shall forward an electronic copy of such regulation to the Commission on Official Legal Publications for publication in accordance with this section, (2) the Commission on Official Legal Publications shall continue to publish the regulations of Connecticut state agencies, and (3) such published version shall be the official version of said regulations.

(b) Each agency and quasi-public agency with regulatory authority shall post a conspicuous web site link to the eRegulations System on the agency's or quasi-public agency's Internet web site and shall, if practicable, link to the specific provisions of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies that concern the agency's or quasi-public agency's particular programs.

(c) Not later than January 1, 2014, the Secretary of the State shall develop and implement a plan to maintain a paper copy at the office of the Secretary of the State of all of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies posted on the eRegulations System.

Sec. 9. (NEW) (Effective from passage) The Secretary of the State may, in the Secretary's discretion and within available appropriations, periodically publish a register of regulatory activity. The content of the register may include, but shall not be limited to, the text of notices of intent to adopt regulations posted on the eRegulations System. If produced in electronic format, the register shall be posted on the eRegulations System. If produced as a print publication, the fee for furnishing copies of the register shall be such as will, in the judgment of the Secretary, cover the printing and mailing costs for the register. The Secretary may provide a sufficient number of printed registers free of charge to the Connecticut State Library for distribution to the depository library system provided for in section 11-9c of the general statutes, and to the Chief Court Administrator for distribution to the system of law libraries established by section 11-19a of the general statutes.

Sec. 10. Section 17a-7 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Except as otherwise limited by subsection (i) of section 46b-140 and subsection (a) of section 46b-141, the Commissioner of Children and Families or [his] the commissioner's designee may, when deemed in the best interests of a child committed to the custody of the commissioner as delinquent by the Superior Court, place such child on parole under such terms or conditions as the commissioner or [his] the commissioner's designee deem to be in the best interests of such child. When in the opinion of the commissioner or [his] the commissioner's designee it is no longer in the best interest of such child to remain on parole or when the child has violated a condition of aftercare, such child may be returned to any institution, resource or facility administered by or available to the Department of Children and Families, provided the child shall have a right to a hearing, not more than thirty days after the child's return to placement, pursuant to procedures adopted by the commissioner in accordance with sections 4-176e to 4-181a, inclusive.

Sec. 11. Section 17a-7a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The Commissioner of Children and Families shall [adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to] establish standard leave and release policies for juvenile delinquents committed to the Department of Children and Families and assigned to state facilities and private residential programs. Such [regulations] policies shall provide that juvenile delinquents shall not be eligible for:

(1) Any leave without an [initial sixty-day] evaluation of fitness and security risk, provided such evaluation shall be completed in not less than thirty days and not more than sixty days, including a trial leave not exceeding one day; or

(2) Any leave or release without: (A) [an] An evaluation of fitness and security risk, (B) the assignment of supervision and clear identification of custody of a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult, (C) confidential notification of local police for a leave or release granted to a serious juvenile offender, and (D) a determination of eligibility immediately prior to granting the leave or release of a delinquent.

(b) The commissioner may waive the requirement for [a sixty-day] an evaluation of fitness and security risk pursuant to [subdivision (1) of] subsection (a) of this section for a juvenile delinquent who is transferred from one facility to another if the juvenile delinquent has had a satisfactory [sixty-day] evaluation of fitness and security risk pursuant to [said subdivision] subsection (a) of this section.

Sec. 12. Section 17a-12 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) When the commissioner, or the commissioner's designee, determines that a change of program is in the best interest of any child or youth committed or transferred to the department, the commissioner or the commissioner's designee, may transfer such person to any appropriate resource or program administered by or available to the department, to any other state department or agency, or to any private agency or organization within or without the state under contract with the department; provided no child or youth voluntarily admitted to the department under section 17a-11 shall be placed or subsequently transferred to the Connecticut Juvenile Training School; and further provided no transfer shall be made to any institution, hospital or facility under the jurisdiction of the Department of Correction, except as authorized by section 18-87, unless it is so ordered by the Superior Court after a hearing. When, in the opinion of the commissioner, or the commissioner's designee, a person fourteen years of age or older is dangerous to himself or herself or others or cannot be safely held at the Connecticut Juvenile Training School, if a male, or at any other facility within the state available to the Commissioner of Children and Families, the commissioner, or the commissioner's designee, may request an immediate hearing before the Superior Court on the docket for juvenile matters where such person was originally committed to determine whether such person shall be transferred to the John R. Manson Youth Institution, Cheshire, if a male, or the Connecticut Correctional Institution, Niantic, if a female. The court shall, within three days of the hearing, make such determination. If the court orders such transfer, the transfer shall be reviewed by the court every six months thereafter to determine whether it should be continued or terminated, unless the commissioner has already exercised the powers granted to the commissioner under section 17a-13 by removing such person from the John R. Manson Youth Institution, Cheshire or the Connecticut Correctional Institution, Niantic. Such transfer shall terminate upon the expiration of the commitment in such juvenile matter.

[(b) Unless ordered by the Superior Court at the time of commitment, no child or youth committed to the commissioner shall be placed in or transferred to a state-operated residential mental health facility under the jurisdiction of the commissioner without a hearing before the commissioner or the commissioner's designee. Such hearing shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. ]

[(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, (1) any]

(b) Any delinquent child, if a male, may be placed at any time in the Connecticut Juvenile Training School. [, and (2) the] The commissioner may transfer any child or youth committed to the commissioner to any institution, hospital or facility for mentally ill children under the commissioner's jurisdiction for a period not to exceed fifteen days if the need for such emergency treatment is certified by a psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine by the state.

Sec. 13. Section 17a-15 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The commissioner shall prepare and maintain a written plan for care, treatment and permanent placement of every child [and youth] under the commissioner's supervision, which shall include, but not be limited to, a diagnosis of the problems of each child, [or youth,] the proposed plan of treatment services and temporary placement and a goal for permanent placement of the child, [or youth,] which may include reunification with the parent, long-term foster care [, independent living] with an identified individual, transfer of guardianship, another planned permanent living arrangement, or adoption. The child's [or youth's] health and safety shall be the paramount concern in formulating the plan.

(b) The commissioner shall at least every six months, review the plan of each child [and youth] under the commissioner's supervision for the purpose of determining whether such plan is appropriate and make any appropriate modifications to such plan.

(c) Any child [or youth] or the parent or guardian of such child [or youth] aggrieved by any provision of a plan prepared under subsection (a) of this section, or by the commissioner's decision upon review under subsection (b) of this section, or any child [or youth] or the parent or guardian of such child [or youth] aggrieved by a refusal of any other service from the commissioner to which [he] the child is entitled, shall be provided a hearing within thirty days following a written request for the same directed to the commissioner.

(d) Upon motion of any sibling of any child committed to the Department of Children and Families pursuant to section 46b-129, in any pending hearing held pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, such sibling shall have the right to be heard concerning visitation with, and placement of, any such child.

(e) Any hearing held pursuant to a request made under subsection (c) or (d) of this section shall be conducted as a contested case in accordance with chapter 54 provided: (1) A final decision shall be rendered within fifteen days following the close of evidence and filing of briefs; and (2) any appeal of a decision pursuant to section 4-183 shall be to the district of the superior court for juvenile matters, where the child is located, as established in section 46b-142.

Sec. 14. Subsection (b) of section 17a-37 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) The superintendent of the school district shall have the power to (1) establish and maintain within the Department of Children and Families such schools of different grades as he may from time to time require and deem necessary; (2) establish and maintain within the department such school libraries as may from time to time be required in connection with the educational courses, services and programs authorized by this section; (3) purchase, receive, hold and convey personal property for school purposes and equip and supply such schools with necessary furniture and other appendages; (4) make agreements and [regulations] policies for the establishing and conducting of the district's schools and employ and dismiss, in accordance with the applicable provisions of section 10-151, such teachers as are necessary to carry out the intent of this section and to pay their salaries; (5) receive any federal funds or aid made available to the state for such programs and shall be eligible for and may receive any other funds or aid whether private, state or otherwise, to be used for the purposes of this section.

Sec. 15. Subsection (c) of section 17a-42 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(c) The commissioner shall adopt [regulations, in accordance with chapter 54,] procedures to implement and maintain the photo-listing service established in this section. Such [regulations] procedures shall include, but not be limited to, procedures for registration of children with the photo-listing service and format and media selection for presenting photo-listed children to the public. The commissioner shall [, within available appropriations, (1) establish, maintain and distribute a photo-listing service book, and (2)] contract with a nonprofit agency to establish and maintain the photo-listing service in its electronic format.

Sec. 16. Subsection (c) of section 17a-90 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(c) The Commissioner of Children and Families shall adopt such [regulations] procedures as the commissioner may find necessary and proper to assure the adequate care, health and safety of children under the commissioner's care and general supervision.

Sec. 17. Subsection (g) of section 17a-101g of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(g) (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (a) to (f), inclusive, of this section, the commissioner may establish a program of family assessment response to reports of child abuse and neglect whereby the report may be referred to appropriate community providers for family assessment and services without an investigation or at any time during an investigation, provided there has been an initial safety assessment of the circumstances of a family and child and criminal background checks have been performed on all adults involved in the report.

(2) The commissioner may adopt [regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54] procedures to establish a method for the department to monitor the progress of the child and family referred to a community provider pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection and to set standards for reopening an investigation pursuant to this section.

(3) Consistent with the provisions of section 17a-28, the department shall disclose all relevant information in its possession concerning the child and family, including prior child protection activity, to each provider to whom a report has been referred for use by the provider in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of unique needs of the family and the prevention of future reports. Each provider who has received a report of child abuse or neglect referred pursuant to this subsection shall disclose to the department, consistent with the provisions of section 17a-28, all relevant information gathered during assessment, diagnosis and treatment of the child and family. The department may use such information solely to monitor and ensure the continued safety and well-being of the child or children.

Sec. 18. Section 17a-110 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) As used in this section, "child" means a person under the age of eighteen years; "foster child" means a child placed temporarily in a home pending permanent placement; "permanent home" means a home for a child with the child's genetic or adoptive parents or the child's legal guardian considered to be such child's permanent residence; and "permanency placement services" means services that are designed and rendered for the purpose of relocating a foster child with such child's legal family or finding a permanent home for such child, including, but not limited to, the following: (1) Treatment services for the child and the genetic family; (2) preplacement planning; (3) appropriate court proceedings to effect permanent placement, including, but not limited to, the following: (A) Termination of parental rights; (B) revocation of commitment; (C) removal or reinstatement of guardianship; (D) temporary custody; (4) recruitment and screening of permanent placement homes; (5) home study and evaluation of permanent placement homes; (6) placement of children in permanent homes; (7) postplacement supervision and services to such homes following finalization of such placements in the courts; and (8) other services routinely performed by caseworkers doing similar work in the Department of Children and Families.

[(b) Not later than January 1, 2000, the Department of Children and Families shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to establish standards for permanency plans which shall include, but not be limited to: (1) Assessment of kin, foster parents or other potential adoptive parents for adopting a child; (2) preparing children for adoption; (3) collaboration between family foster care services and adoption services; (4) transracial and cross-racial adoption; (5) open adoption; and (6) foster care and adoption subsidies.

(c) Not later than January 1, 2000, the Department of Children and Families shall, within available appropriations, establish and maintain (1) a central registry of all children for whom a permanency plan has been formulated and in which adoption is recommended, and (2) a system to monitor the progress in implementing the permanency plan for such children. ]

[(d)] (b) Whenever the Commissioner of Children and Families deems it necessary or advisable in order to carry out the purposes of this section, the commissioner may contract with any private child-placing agency, as defined in section 45a-707, for a term of not less than three years and not more than five years, to provide any one or more permanency placement services on behalf of the Department of Children and Families. Whenever any contract is entered into under this section that requires private agencies to perform casework services, such as the preparation of applications and petitions for termination of parental rights, guardianship or other custodial matters, or that requires court appearances, the Attorney General shall provide legal services for the Commissioner of Children and Families notwithstanding that some of the services have been performed by caseworkers of private agencies, except that no such legal services shall be provided unless the Commissioner of Children and Families is a legal party to any court action under this section.

[(e)] (c) The Commissioner of Children and Families may accept funds from any source to implement the provisions of this section.

Sec. 19. Section 17a-127 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The following shall be established for the purposes of developing and implementing an individual service plan: Within available appropriations, a child specific team may be developed by the family of a child or youth with complex behavioral health service needs which shall provide for family participation in all aspects of assessment, planning and implementation of services and may include, but need not be limited to, family members, the child or adolescent if appropriate, clergy, school personnel, representatives of local or regional agencies providing programs and services for children and youths, a family advocate, and other community or family representatives. The team shall designate one member to be the team coordinator. The team coordinator shall, with the consent of the parent, guardian, youth or emancipated minor, compile the results of all assessments and evaluations completed prior to the preparation of an individual service plan that document the service needs of the child or youth, make decisions affecting the implementation of an individual service plan, and make referrals to community agencies and resources in accordance with an individual service plan. The care coordinator shall not make decisions affecting the implementation of the individual service plan without the consent of the parent, guardian, youth or emancipated minor, except as otherwise provided by law.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not be construed to grant an entitlement to any child or youth with behavioral health needs to receive particular services under this section in an individual service plan if such child or youth is not otherwise eligible to receive such services from any state agency or to receive such services pursuant to any other provision of law.

[(c) The Commissioner of Children and Families, in consultation with the Commissioner of Social Services, may adopt regulations in accordance with chapter 54 for the purpose of implementing the provisions of this section. ]

Sec. 20. Section 17a-151 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The Commissioner of Children and Families shall investigate the conditions stated in each application made under the provisions of sections 17a-145 and 17a-149 and shall require any person identified on the application under said sections to submit to state and national criminal history records checks. The commissioner shall investigate the conditions in each application under the provisions of sections 17a-145 and 17a-149 and, if the commissioner finds such conditions suitable for the proper care of children, or for the placing out of children, under such standards for the promotion of the health, safety, morality and well-being of such children as the commissioner prescribes, shall issue such license as is required as promptly as possible, without expense to the licensee. If, after such investigation, the commissioner finds that the applicant, notwithstanding good faith efforts, is not able to fully comply with all the requirements the commissioner prescribes, but compliance can be achieved with minimal efforts, the commissioner may issue a provisional license for a period not to exceed sixty days. The provisional license may be renewed for additional sixty-day periods, but in no event shall the total of such periods be for longer than one year. Before issuing any license, the commissioner shall give to the selectmen of the town wherein such licensee proposes to carry on the licensed activity ten days' notice in writing that the issuance of such license is proposed, but such notice shall not be required in case of intention to issue such license to any corporation incorporated for the purpose of caring for or placing such children. Each license so issued shall specify whether it is granted for child-caring or child-placing purposes, shall state the number of children who may be cared for, shall be in force twenty-four months from date of issue, and shall be renewed for the ensuing twenty-four months, if conditions continue to be satisfactory to the commissioner. The commissioner shall also provide such periodical inspections and review as shall safeguard the well-being, health and morality of all children cared for or placed under a license issued by the commissioner under this section and shall visit and consult with each such child and with the licensee as often as the commissioner deems necessary but at intervals of not more than ninety days. Each licensee under the provisions of this section shall file annually with the commissioner a report containing such information concerning its functions, services and operation, including financial data, as the commissioner requires. Any license issued under this section may be revoked, suspended or limited by the commissioner for cause, after notice given to the person or entity concerned and after opportunity for a hearing thereon. Any party whose application is denied or whose license is revoked, suspended or limited by the commissioner may appeal from such adverse decision in accordance with the provisions of section 4-183. Appeals under this section shall be privileged in respect to the order of trial assignment.

(b) The criminal history records checks required pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall be conducted in accordance with section 29-17a.

[(c) The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to establish a staggered schedule for the renewal of licenses issued pursuant to sections 17a-145 and 17a-149. ]

Sec. 21. Subsection (a) of 17b-10 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes, as amended by section 34 of public act 13-247 and section 9 of public act 13-274, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014):

(a) The Department of Social Services shall prepare and routinely update state medical services and public assistance manuals. The pages of such manuals shall be consecutively numbered and indexed, containing all departmental policy regulations and substantive procedure, written in clear and concise language. Said manuals shall be published online by the department and [, on or before October 1, 2014, be posted on] linked to the eRegulations System. [Any updates of said manuals subsequent to October 1, 2014, shall be posted on the eRegulations System. ] All policy manuals of the department, as they exist on May 23, 1984, including the supporting bulletins but not including statements concerning only the internal management of the department and not affecting private rights or procedures available to the public, shall be construed to have been adopted as regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. After May 23, 1984, any policy issued by the department, except a policy necessary to conform to a requirement of a federal or joint federal and state program administered by the department, including, but not limited to, the state supplement program to the Supplemental Security Income Program, shall be adopted as a regulation in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54.

Sec. 22. Section 17b-423 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage until September 30, 2014):

[(a) The Department of Social Services shall prepare and routinely update a community services policy manual. The pages of such manual shall be consecutively numbered and indexed, containing all departmental policy regulations and substantive procedure. Such manual shall be published by the department, posted on the Internet web site of the department and distributed so that it is available to all district, subdistrict and field offices of the Department of Social Services. The Department of Social Services shall adopt such policy manual in regulation form in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. The department may operate under any new policy necessary to conform to a requirement of a federal or joint state and federal program. The department may operate under any new policy while it is in the process of adopting the policy in regulation form, provided the Department of Social Services posts such policy on its Internet web site and submits such policy electronically to the Secretary of the State for posting online prior to adopting the policy and prints notice of intent to adopt the regulations in the Connecticut Law Journal not later than twenty days after adopting the policy. Such policy shall be valid until the time final regulations are effective.

(b) The Department of Social Services shall write the community services policy manual using plain language as described in section 42-152. The manual shall include an index for frequent referencing and a separate section or manual which specifies procedures to follow to clarify policy. ]

The Department on Aging shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to carry out the purposes, programs and services authorized pursuant to the Older Americans Act of 1965, as amended from time to time. The department may operate under any new policy necessary to conform to a requirement of a federal or joint state and federal program while it is in the process of adopting the policy in regulation form, provided the department posts such policy on its Internet web site and submits such policy to the Secretary of the State for posting online not later than twenty days after adopting the policy. Such policy shall be valid until the time final regulations are effective.

Sec. 23. Subdivision (14) of subsection (a) of section 15-120cc of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(14) Adopt rules for the conduct of its business which shall not be considered regulations, as defined in subdivision [(13)] (15) of section 4-166, as amended by this act;

Sec. 24. Subsection (d) of section 29-313 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(d) The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 prescribing requirements and specifications for the installation or use of fire extinguishers and extinguishing agents. Such regulations shall be incorporated into the State Fire Prevention Code. In adopting such regulations, the commissioner may adopt by reference standards concerning the selection, installation, maintenance, design and testing of portable fire extinguishing equipment and extinguishing agents as set forth by the National Fire Protection Association.

Sec. 25. Section 5-219a of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

It shall be the policy of all state agencies to consider volunteer experience as partial fulfillment of training and experience requirements for state employment. [The Commissioner of Administrative Services shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 to implement such policy. ]

Sec. 26. Section 19a-32b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

[(a)] There is established a breast cancer research and education account which shall be a separate, nonlapsing account within the General Fund. Any moneys collected under the contribution system established under section 12-743 shall be deposited by the Commissioner of Revenue Services into the account. This account may also receive moneys from public and private sources or from the federal government. All moneys deposited in the account shall be used by the Department of Public Health or persons acting under a contract with the department, (1) to assist breast cancer research, education and breast cancer related community service programs or (2) the promotion of the income tax contribution system and the breast cancer research and education account. Expenditures from the account in any fiscal year for the promotion of the contribution system or the account shall not exceed ten per cent of the amount of moneys raised during the previous fiscal year provided such limitation shall not apply to an expenditure of not more than fifteen thousand dollars from the account on or before July 1, 1998, to reimburse expenditures made on or before said date, with prior written authorization of the Commissioner of Public Health, by private organizations to promote the contribution system and the breast cancer research and education account.

[(b) The Commissioner of Public Health shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to provide for the distribution of funds available pursuant to this section and said section 12-743. ]

Sec. 27. Subsection (a) of section 4-167 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) In addition to other regulation-making requirements imposed by law, each agency shall: (1) [Adopt as a regulation a description of its organization, stating the general course and method of its operations and the methods whereby the public may obtain information or make submissions or requests; (2) adopt] Adopt as a regulation rules of practice setting forth the nature and requirements of all formal and informal procedures available provided such rules shall be in conformance with the provisions of this chapter; and [(3)] (2) make available for public inspection, upon request, copies of all regulations and all other written statements of policy or interpretations formulated, adopted or used by the agency in the discharge of its functions, and all forms and instructions used by the agency.

Sec. 28. Section 13b-38a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The Department of Transportation shall assist all employers in the state who employ or provide parking facilities for one hundred or more employees in one location, in establishing a commuter, trip-to-work program. The Department of Transportation, working in coordination with the Office of Policy and Management, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Department of Economic and Community Development, shall provide to such employers information for commuting to work, which information shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) Schedules and types of available modes of public transportation in the employer's region; (2) maps and listings of state commuter parking lot locations; (3) estimates of cost savings to individual employees where determinable; (4) sources of available federal and state funds, including subsidies, to aid in the implementation of employee commuter, trip-to-work programs; (5) available tax incentives to employers for participation in such program; (6) lists of state, regional and local officials operating transit districts, who may assist the employer in such a program; and (7) literature, posters, pamphlets and cost savings charts. All employers in the state who employ or provide parking facilities to one hundred or more employees in one location, who wish to participate in a commuter, trip-to-work program, shall submit to the Department of Transportation on forms provided by the commissioner, the work schedules, residence addresses and usual mode of transportation of their employees. Following an employer's request for a commuter, trip-to-work program, the department, in conjunction with any other state agency having jurisdiction, shall render necessary assistance in the implementation of the program. Based upon information received from the employer and in the order received, the Department of Transportation shall furnish to such employers a proposed commuter, trip-to-work program for their employees. Said program shall include at no cost to the employer: (A) A computer matching of employees for potential carpool, vanpool and buspool services; (B) technical assistance to the employer in implementing carpools, vanpools and buspools and utilizing existing transit systems at the employer's work location.

[(b) If any funds are made available to the Department of Transportation for transportation management plans, the commissioner may make a grant to any municipality, transit district or regional ride-sharing entity for the purpose of developing or administering any plan which complies with the objectives and requirements of subsections (c) and (d) of this section. ]

[(c)] (b) Any traffic management plan shall be created in conjunction with business firms and community and commuter groups and each plan shall be designed to alleviate traffic congestion by encouraging the use of mass transportation and promoting the establishment of programs as described in subsection [(d)] (c) of this section. Any municipality, transit district or regional ride-sharing entity which is developing or creating a traffic management plan, either individually or in conjunction with other such entities may submit an application for a grant in accordance with the provisions of this section. The amount of such grant to any participating entity for any year may not exceed seventy per cent of the total amount expended by any such entity with respect to such year for the purposes of developing and administering such plan. Any application for a grant under the provisions of this section shall include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) The population of the municipality or the population of the regions covered by the transit district or regional ride-sharing entity; (2) a description of all aspects of the manner in which the proposed plan will alleviate traffic congestion; (3) the name of and manner in which each business firm is participating in the plan; (4) the name of and manner in which each community group and commuter group is participating in the plan; (5) the total proposed expenditures for the development and administration of the plan in the year in which such application is submitted and a certification that not less than thirty per cent of the plan's funding will be provided by the grantee. Grants made for the purposes of this section shall not be expended for any other purpose.

[(d)] (c) Any traffic management plan established in a municipality, transit district or regional ride-sharing entity shall be designed to encourage implementation of the following programs, to the extent that such program is a part of any such plan: (1) A ride-sharing incentive program, in which a business firm encourages employees through fiscal or other incentives to make their commute to work by any means other than a single occupant vehicle, including rail, bus or van sharing; (2) a vanpool or company shuttle program, in which a business firm purchases or assists in the purchase of a vanpool to be used by employees for ride-sharing or provides a company shuttle van for its employees; (3) preferential parking programs for ride-sharing employees; (4) employee transportation coordinating programs, in which an employer designates an employee as an employee transportation coordinator who shall assist in ride-sharing matching, publicizing and promoting alternate means of commuting, analyzing and advocating for company-provided commutation incentives or managing, implementing and monitoring existing company commutation incentives; (5) commuter allowance programs, in which an employer provides an employee with a commuter allowance based on the amount an employer expends to provide such employee with free parking; (6) flexible work hours for employees, allowing employees to work flexible hours to alleviate rush hour traffic congestion; and (7) satellite parking, in which a business firm provides shuttle bus service from commuter parking lots outside urban areas.

[(e) The Department of Transportation shall adopt regulations, in accordance with chapter 54, to carry out the purposes of this section, which regulations shall include, but not be limited to, establishing criteria for awarding grants pursuant to subsection (b) of this section and procedures to notify municipalities, transit districts or regional ride-sharing entities of the availability of funds.

(f) There is established a task force to develop transportation management plans to ensure compliance with the Clean Air Act amendments of 1990, P. L. 101-549. The purpose of the task force shall be to develop various programs to be implemented by employers who employ one hundred or more employees to reduce traffic congestion and improve traffic flow and air quality throughout the state. The task force shall consider: (1) Programs to be included in any transportation management plan, which programs shall include, but not be limited to, the programs specified in subsection (d) of this section; (2) timetables for the implementation of the plans; (3) financial incentives for implementation of the plans or penalties for employers who fail to comply with the implementation of the plans; (4) methods to ensure effective participation of employers throughout the state in the development and implementation of the plans; (5) the identification and creation of funding mechanisms to implement the plans; (6) guidelines for monitoring the implementation of the plans and any needed revisions to the plans; (7) the appropriate role of municipalities, transit districts and regional ride-sharing entities in the development and the implementation of the plans; and (8) identification of any state laws or regulations which may impede the implementation of the plans. The task force shall be comprised of the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint standing committees on transportation and environment, the Commissioners of Transportation, Energy and Environmental Protection and Administrative Services, or their designees, and the following appointees: The Governor shall appoint one representative from an employer who employs at least one hundred employees, one representative from a municipality, one representative from a transit district or regional ride-sharing entity and one public member; the president pro tempore of the Senate shall appoint a representative from an employer who employs at least one hundred employees in an urban area of the state; the majority leader of the Senate shall appoint a representative from an employer who employs at least one hundred employees in a rural or suburban part of the state; the minority leader of the Senate shall appoint a representative from an employer who employs at least one hundred employees in an urban part of the state; the speaker of the House of Representatives shall appoint a representative from an employer who employs at least one hundred employees in a suburban or rural part of the state; the majority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint a representative from a group representing business and industry and the minority leader of the House of Representatives shall appoint a representative from a municipality or regional planning agency*. The Governor's appointee representing an employer who employs at least one hundred employees shall organize and chair the task force. The Department of Transportation shall provide any necessary support staff or services for the task force. The task force shall submit its initial findings and recommendations to the joint standing committee on transportation on or before February 1, 1992, and annually thereafter on January first until such time as the task force determines that there is no longer a need for continued reporting. ]

Sec. 29. (Effective from passage) Not later than October 1, 2014, the Secretary of the State shall update the official compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies posted on the eRegulations System to comply with the provisions of chapter 54 of the general statutes and section 54 of this act.

Sec. 30. Section 5-266d of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

If, upon the complaint of any citizen of the state, the Commissioner of Administrative Services finds that any employee in the classified service has violated any provision of section 5-266a, [or regulations promulgated pursuant to section 5-266c,] said commissioner may dismiss such employee from state service. If said commissioner finds that the violation does not warrant removal, the commissioner may impose a penalty on such employee of suspension from such employee's position without pay for not less than thirty days or more than six months. Any employee aggrieved by any action of the commissioner under the provisions of this section may appeal as provided in section 5-202.

Sec. 31. Subsection (b) of section 19a-17m of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) Nothing in this section [or section 19a-17n] shall be interpreted to require a liability insurer to provide coverage to a professional should the insurer determine that coverage should not be offered to a professional because of past claims experience or for other appropriate reasons.

Sec. 32. Section 22a-56a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

The Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection may refuse to grant distributor registration or renewal of registration and may revoke or suspend registration following a hearing in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. Any violation of the provisions of this part or of section [22a-66y or] 22a-66z or a regulation adopted thereunder, applicable to registered distributors, shall be grounds for revocation, refusal to renew or suspension of registration including, but not be limited to, the following: (1) Falsification of records required to be maintained pursuant to subsections (a) and (b) of section 22a-58 or refusal to keep and maintain such records; (2) neglecting or refusing to comply with or violating any of the provisions of this part, the regulations adopted thereunder, or any lawful order of the commissioner; (3) the distribution, sale or offering for sale of any restricted use pesticide to any person unless that person is a commercial supervisor or a private applicator certified under section 22a-54 or under subsection (a) of section 23-61a or section 23-61b, or a seller registered under section 22a-56; (4) distribution, sale or offering for sale any permit use pesticide to any person unless that person has a permit issued in accordance with the provisions of this part, subsection (a) of section 23-61a or section 23-61b, or to a seller registered under section 22a-56; (5) the distribution, sale, offering for sale, holding for sale or offering to deliver any restricted or permit use pesticide without distributor registration under section 22a-56.

Sec. 33. Subdivision (1) of subsection (f) of section 22a-61 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(f) (1) The commissioner may refuse to grant applicator certification or renewal of certification and may revoke or suspend certification following a hearing in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54. Any violation of a section of this part or section [22a-66y or] 22a-66z or a regulation adopted thereunder, applicable to certified applicators, shall be grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of certification. Grounds for denial, revocation or suspension shall include, but shall not be limited to the following: (A) Use of a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with the registered labeling or with state or federal restrictions on the use of such pesticide; (B) falsification of records required to be maintained pursuant to subsection (c) or (d) of section 22a-58, or refusal to keep and maintain such records; (C) applying pesticides generally known in the trade to be ineffective or improper for the intended use; (D) operating faulty or unsafe equipment; (E) applying a pesticide in a faulty, careless or negligent manner; (F) neglecting or refusing to comply with the provisions of this part, the rules or regulations adopted hereunder, or any lawful order of the commissioner; (G) using fraud or misrepresentation in making an application for or in renewing a permit or certification; (H) refusing or neglecting to comply with any limitations or restriction in a duly issued permit or certification; (I) aiding or abetting a certified or an uncertified person to evade the provisions of this part, or conspiring with such a certified or an uncertified person to evade the provisions of this part; (J) allowing one's permit or certification to be used by another person; (K) making a false or misleading statement during an inspection or investigation concerning an infestation of pests, accident in applying a pesticide, misuse of a pesticide, or violation of a statute or regulation; (L) performing work, whether for compensation or not, in a category for which the applicator does not have certification; or (M) failure to submit records required to be maintained pursuant to subsection (c) of section 22a-58.

Sec. 34. Subsection (b) of section 51-164n of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, any person who is alleged to have committed (1) a violation under the provisions of section 1-9, 1-10, 1-11, 4b-13, 7-13, 7-14, 7-35, 7-41, 7-83, 7-283, 7-325, 7-393, 8-12, 8-25, 8-27, 9-63, 9-322, 9-350, 10-193, 10-197, 10-198, 10-230, 10-251, 10-254, 12-52, 12-170aa, 12-292 or 12-326g, subdivision (4) of section 12-408, subdivision (3), (5) or (6) of section 12-411, section 12-435c, 12-476a, 12-476b, 12-487, 13a-71, 13a-107, 13a-113, 13a-114, 13a-115, 13a-117b, 13a-123, 13a-124, 13a-139, 13a-140, 13a-143b, 13a-247 or 13a-253, subsection (f) of section 13b-42, section 13b-90, 13b-221, 13b-292, 13b-336, 13b-337, 13b-338, 13b-410a, 13b-410b or 13b-410c, subsection (a), (b) or (c) of section 13b-412, section 13b-414, subsection (d) of section 14-12, section 14-20a or 14-27a, subsection (e) of section 14-34a, subsection (d) of section 14-35, section 14-43, 14-49, 14-50a or 14-58, subsection (b) of section 14-66, section 14-66a, 14-66b or 14-67a, subsection (g) of section 14-80, subsection (f) of section 14-80h, section 14-97a, 14-100b, 14-103a, 14-106a, 14-106c, 14-146, 14-152, 14-153 or 14-163b, a first violation as specified in subsection (f) of section 14-164i, section 14-219 as specified in subsection (e) of said section, subdivision (1) of section 14-223a, section 14-240, 14-249, 14-250 or 14-253a, subsection (a) of section 14-261a, section 14-262, 14-264, 14-267a, 14-269, 14-270, 14-275a, 14-278 or 14-279, subsection (e) or (h) of section 14-283, section 14-291, 14-293b, 14-296aa, 14-319, 14-320, 14-321, 14-325a, 14-326, 14-330 or 14-332a, subdivision (1), (2) or (3) of section 14-386a, section 15-25 or 15-33, subdivision (1) of section 15-97, subsection (a) of section 15-115, section 16-44, 16-256e, 16a-15 or 16a-22, subsection (a) or (b) of section 16a-22h, section 17a-24, 17a-145, 17a-149, 17a-152, 17a-465, 17a-642, 17b-124, 17b-131, 17b-137 or 17b-734, subsection (b) of section 17b-736, section 19a-30, 19a-33, 19a-39 or 19a-87, subsection (b) of section 19a-87a, section 19a-91, 19a-105, 19a-107, 19a-113, 19a-215, 19a-219, 19a-222, 19a-224, 19a-286, 19a-287, 19a-297, 19a-301, 19a-309, 19a-335, 19a-336, 19a-338, 19a-339, 19a-340, 19a-425, 19a-502, 20-7a, 20-14, 20-158, 20-231, 20-249, 20-257, 20-265, 20-324e, 20-341l, 20-366, 20-597, 20-608, 20-610, 21-1, 21-30, 21-38, 21-39, 21-43, 21-47, 21-48, 21-63 or 21-76a, subdivision (1) of section 21a-19, section 21a-21, subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 21a-25, section 21a-26 or 21a-30, subsection (a) of section 21a-37, section 21a-46, 21a-61, 21a-63 or 21a-77, subsection (b) of section 21a-79, section 21a-85 or 21a-154, subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 21a-159, subsection (a) of section 21a-279a, section 22-12b, 22-13, 22-14, 22-15, 22-16, 22-29, 22-34, 22-35, 22-36, 22-38, 22-39, 22-39a, 22-39b, 22-39c, 22-39d, 22-39e, 22-49, 22-54, 22-61, 22-89, 22-90, 22-98, 22-99, 22-100, 22-111o, 22-167, 22-279, 22-280a, 22-318a, 22-320h, 22-324a, 22-326 or 22-342, subsection (b), (e) or (f) of section 22-344, section 22-359, 22-366, 22-391, 22-413, 22-414, 22-415, 22a-66a or 22a-246, subsection (a) of section 22a-250, subsection (e) of section 22a-256h, section 22a-363 or 22a-381d, subsections (c) and (d) of section 22a-381e, section 22a-449, 22a-461, 23-37, 23-38, 23-46 or 23-61b, subsection (a) or subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 23-65, section 25-37 or 25-40, subsection (a) of section 25-43, section 25-43d, 25-135, 26-16, 26-18, 26-19, 26-21, 26-31, 26-40, 26-40a, 26-42, 26-49, 26-54, 26-55, 26-56, 26-58 or 26-59, subdivision (1) of subsection (d) of section 26-61, section 26-64, subdivision (1) of section 26-76, section 26-79, 26-87, 26-89, 26-91, 26-94, 26-97, 26-98, 26-104, 26-105, 26-107, 26-117, 26-128, 26-131, 26-132, 26-138 or 26-141, subdivision (1) of section 26-186, section 26-207, 26-215, 26-217 or 26-224a, subdivision (1) of section 26-226, section 26-227, 26-230, 26-232, 26-244, 26-257a, 26-260, 26-276, 26-284, 26-285, 26-286, 26-288, 26-294, 28-13, 29-6a, 29-25, 29-109, 29-143o, 29-143z or 29-156a, subsection (b), (d), (e) or (g) of section 29-161q, section 29-161y or 29-161z, subdivision (1) of section 29-198, section 29-210, 29-243 or 29-277, subsection (c) of section 29-291c, section 29-316, 29-318, 29-381, 30-48a, 30-86a, 31-3, 31-10, 31-11, 31-12, 31-13, 31-14, 31-15, 31-16, 31-18, 31-23, 31-24, 31-25, 31-32, 31-36, 31-38, [31-38a,] 31-40, 31-44, 31-47, 31-48, 31-51, [31-51k,] 31-52, 31-52a or 31-54, subsection (a) or (c) of section 31-69, section 31-70, 31-74, 31-75, 31-76, 31-76a, 31-89b or 31-134, subsection (i) of section 31-273, section 31-288, subdivision (1) of section 35-20, section 36a-787, 42-230, 45a-283, 45a-450, 45a-634 or 45a-658, subdivision (13) or (14) of section 46a-54, section 46a-59, 46b-22, 46b-24, 46b-34, 47-34a, 47-47, 49-8a, 49-16, 53-133, 53-199, 53-212a, 53-249a, 53-252, 53-264, 53-280, 53-302a, 53-303e, 53-311a, 53-321, 53-322, 53-323, 53-331, 53-344 or 53-450, or (2) a violation under the provisions of chapter 268, or (3) a violation of any regulation adopted in accordance with the provisions of section 12-484, 12-487 or 13b-410, or (4) a violation of any ordinance, regulation or bylaw of any town, city or borough, except violations of building codes and the health code, for which the penalty exceeds ninety dollars but does not exceed two hundred fifty dollars, unless such town, city or borough has established a payment and hearing procedure for such violation pursuant to section 7-152c, shall follow the procedures set forth in this section.

Sec. 35. Section 4-56a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Procedures prescribed pursuant to sections 4-53, 4-56 and 4-57a shall not be deemed to constitute state regulations within the meaning of [subsection (13)] subdivision (15) of section 4-166, as amended by this act.

Sec. 36. Section 4-61ii of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Any state agency utilizing or contemplating the utilization of volunteers shall be responsible for the development, continuation or expansion of volunteer programs within the agency. Each state agency may, for the purposes of fulfilling its responsibilities under sections 4-61hh to 4-61mm, inclusive, do any or all of the following: (1) Utilize qualified salaried professional staff to develop meaningful opportunities for volunteers involved in carrying out the functions of the agency; (2) develop written rules governing the recruitment, screening, training, responsibility, utilization, supervision and evaluation of its volunteers, but such rules shall not be deemed to be regulations as defined in [subsection (13)] subdivision (15) of section 4-166, as amended by this act; (3) take such actions as are necessary to ensure that volunteers and paid employees understand their respective duties and responsibilities toward one another and their respective roles in fulfilling the functions of the agency; (4) develop and implement orientation and training programs for volunteers; and (5) contract with other state agencies, as it deems necessary.

Sec. 37. Subsection (c) of section 31-372 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2014):

(c) Subject to the time period limitations of subsection [(f)] (g) of section 4-168, as amended by this act, in the event of emergency or unusual situations the commissioner shall provide for an emergency temporary standard to take immediate effect upon publication in the Connecticut Law Journal if he deems (1) that employees are exposed to grave danger from exposure to substances or agents determined to be toxic or physically harmful or from new hazards; and (2) that such emergency standard is necessary to protect employees from such danger. Such emergency standard shall be in effect not longer than one hundred twenty days or, if renewed in compliance with subdivisions (1) and (2) of this subsection, not longer than sixty additional days. On or before the expiration date of such emergency standard or renewal thereof, the commissioner shall develop a permanent standard to replace such emergency standard.

Sec. 38. Subsection (a) of section 14-62 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

(a) Each sale shall be evidenced by an order properly signed by both the buyer and seller, a copy of which shall be furnished to the buyer when executed, and an invoice upon delivery of the motor vehicle, both of which shall contain the following information: (1) Make of vehicle; (2) year of model, whether sold as new or used, and on invoice the identification number; (3) deposit, and (A) if the deposit is not refundable, the words "No Refund of Deposit" shall appear at this point, and (B) if the deposit is conditionally refundable, the words "Conditional Refund of Deposit" shall appear at this point, followed by a statement giving the conditions for refund, and (C) if the deposit is unconditionally refundable, the words "Unconditional Refund" shall appear at this point; (4) cash selling price; (5) finance charges, and (A) if these charges do not include insurance, the words "No Insurance" shall appear at this point, and (B) if these charges include insurance, a statement shall appear at this point giving the exact type of coverage; (6) allowance on motor vehicle traded in, if any, and description of the same; (7) stamped or printed in a size equal to at least ten-point bold type on the face of both order and invoice one of the following forms: (A) "This motor vehicle not guaranteed", or (B) "This motor vehicle is guaranteed", followed by a statement as to the terms of such guarantee, which terms shall include the duration of the guarantee or the number of miles the guarantee shall remain in effect. Such statement shall not apply to household furnishings of any trailer; (8) if the motor vehicle is new but has been subject to use by the seller or use in connection with his business as a dealer, the word "demonstrator" shall be clearly displayed on the face of both order and invoice; (9) any dealer conveyance fee or processing fee and a statement that such fee is not payable to the state of Connecticut printed in at least ten-point bold type on the face of both order and invoice. For the purposes of this subdivision, "dealer conveyance fee" or "processing fee" means a fee charged by a dealer to recover reasonable costs for processing all documentation and performing services related to the closing of a sale, including, but not limited to, the registration and transfer of ownership of the motor vehicle which is the subject of the sale.

Sec. 39. Subsection (f) of section 14-80h of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

(f) [On and after January 1, 1989, no] No person may operate any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight or gross vehicle weight rating of ten thousand pounds or more with a braking system which fails to conform with the safety standards established under the provisions of [this subsection] subpart C of 49 CFR 393, as amended from time to time. [Not later than January 1, 1989, the commissioner shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 establishing safety standards for braking systems utilized on vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of ten thousand pounds or more. Such regulations shall include (1) the identification of any mechanical defect in the braking system which may result in such vehicle being declared out of service in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Federal Regulations Title 49, Sections 393. 40 to 393. 52, inclusive, and 396. 3, as amended, and (2) the establishment of a classification of defects or combination of defects which in combination are deemed to be severe. ] Any person who operates any such vehicle [with any severe defect or combination of defects which in combination are deemed to be severe] in violation of this subsection shall be fined not less than two hundred fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars.

Sec. 40. Section 14-98a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

No person shall operate a motor vehicle or trailer upon the public highways unless such motor vehicle or trailer is equipped with tires, in safe operating condition, [in accordance with requirements approved by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles. The commissioner shall establish standards of safe operating condition for tires mounted on vehicles, using simple measuring gauges. Said requirements shall encompass effects of tread wear and depth of tread. This section shall not apply to self-propelled combines, self-propelled corn and hay harvesting machines and tractors used exclusively for agricultural purposes] that conform to the standards set forth in 49 CFR 571.109, as amended from time to time, and if applicable, to section 14-163c. Any law enforcement officer, at any time, upon reasonable cause to believe that the tires of a vehicle are unsafe or it is equipped with tires in violation of the provision of this section, may require the operator of such vehicle to stop and submit the tires of such vehicle to an inspection. If the inspection discloses the vehicle to be in violation, the officer may issue a summons for such violation. Operation of a motor vehicle or, as owner permitting the operation of a motor vehicle in violation of any provision of this section shall be an infraction.

Sec. 41. Section 14-289g of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2014):

[(a)] No person under eighteen years of age may (1) operate a motorcycle or a motor-driven cycle, as defined in section 14-1, or (2) be a passenger on a motorcycle, unless such operator or passenger is wearing protective headgear of a type which conforms to the minimum specifications established [by regulations adopted under subsection (b) of this section] in 49 CFR 571.218, as amended from time to time. Any person who violates this section shall have committed an infraction and shall be fined not less than ninety dollars.

[(b) The Commissioner of Motor Vehicles shall adopt regulations in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 and the provisions of the Code of Federal Regulations Title 49, Section 571. 218, as amended, establishing specifications for protective headgear for use by operators and passengers of motorcycles.

(c) Any person subject to the provisions of subsection (a) of this section who fails to wear protective headgear which conforms to the minimum specifications established by such regulations shall have committed an infraction and shall be fined not less than ninety dollars. ]

Sec. 42. Section 10-145f of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) No person shall be formally admitted to a State Board of Education approved teacher preparation program until such person has achieved satisfactory scores on the state reading, writing and mathematics competency examination prescribed by and administered under the direction of the State Board of Education, or has qualified for a waiver of such test based on criteria established by the State Board of Education.

(b) (1) Any person who does not hold a valid certificate pursuant to section 10-145b shall (A) achieve satisfactory scores on the state reading, writing and mathematics competency examination prescribed by and administered under the direction of the State Board of Education, or qualify for a waiver of such test based on criteria approved by the State Board of Education, and (B) achieve a satisfactory evaluation on the appropriate State Board of Education approved subject area assessment in order to be eligible for a certificate pursuant to said section unless such assessment has not been approved by the State Board of Education at the time of application, in which case the applicant shall not be denied a certificate solely because of the lack of an evaluation on such assessment. A person who holds a valid school administrator certificate in another state that is at least equivalent to an initial educator certificate, pursuant to section 10-145b, as determined by the State Board of Education, and has successfully completed three years of experience as a school administrator in a public school in another state or in a nonpublic school approved by the appropriate state board of education during the ten-year period prior to the date of application for a certificate in a school administration endorsement area shall not be required to meet the state reading, writing and mathematics competency examination.

(2) Any person applying for an additional certification endorsement shall achieve a satisfactory evaluation on the appropriate State Board of Education approved subject area assessment in order to be eligible for such additional endorsement, unless such assessment has not been approved by the State Board of Education at the time of application, in which case the applicant shall not be denied the additional endorsement solely because of the lack of an evaluation on such assessment.

(3) On and after July 1, 1992, any teacher who held a valid teaching certificate but whose certificate lapsed and who had completed all requirements for the issuance of a new certificate pursuant to section 10-145b, except for filing an application for such certificate, prior to the date on which the lapse occurred, may file, within one year of the date on which the lapse occurred, an application with the Commissioner of Education for the issuance of such certificate. Upon the filing of such an application, the commissioner may grant such certificate and such certificate shall be retroactive to the date on which the lapse occurred, provided the commissioner finds that the lapse of the certificate occurred as a result of a hardship or extenuating circumstances beyond the control of the applicant. If such teacher has attained tenure and is reemployed by the same board of education in any equivalent unfilled position for which the person is qualified as a result of the issuance of a certificate pursuant to this subdivision, the lapse period shall not constitute a break in employment for such person reemployed and shall be used for the purpose of calculating continuous employment pursuant to section 10-151. If such teacher has not attained tenure, the time unemployed due to the lapse of a certificate shall not be counted toward tenure, except that if such teacher is reemployed by the same board of education as a result of the issuance of a certificate pursuant to this subdivision, such teacher may count the previous continuous employment immediately prior to the lapse towards tenure. Using information provided by the Teachers' Retirement Board, the Department of Education shall annually notify each local or regional board of education of the name of each teacher employed by such board of education whose provisional certificate will expire during the period of twelve months following such notice. Upon receipt of such notice the superintendent of each local and regional board of education shall notify each such teacher in writing, at such teacher's last known address, that the teacher's provisional certificate will expire.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection to the contrary, to be eligible for a certificate to teach subjects for which a bachelor's degree is not required, any applicant who is otherwise eligible for certification in such endorsement areas shall be entitled to a certificate without having met the requirements of the competency examination and subject area assessment pursuant to this subsection for a period not to exceed two years, except that for a certificate to teach skilled trades or trade-related or occupational subjects, the commissioner may waive the requirement that the applicant take the competency examination. The commissioner may, upon the showing of good cause, extend the certificate.

(5) On and after July 1, 2011, any person applying for a certification in the endorsement area of elementary education shall achieve a satisfactory evaluation on the appropriate State Board of Education approved mathematics assessment in order to be eligible for such elementary education endorsement.

(c) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section and section 10-145b, the following persons shall be eligible for a nonrenewable temporary certificate: (1) A person who has resided in a state other than Connecticut during the year immediately preceding application for certification in Connecticut and meets the requirements for certification, excluding successful completion of the competency examination and subject matter assessment, if such person holds current teacher certification in a state other than Connecticut and has completed at least one year of successful teaching in another state in a public school or a nonpublic school approved by the appropriate state board of education, (2) a person who has graduated from a teacher preparation program at a college or university outside of the state and regionally accredited, and meets the requirements for certification, excluding successful completion of the competency examination and subject matter assessment, and (3) a person hired by a charter school after July first in any school year for a teaching position that school year, provided the person hired after said date could reasonably be expected to complete the requirements prescribed in subparagraphs (B) and (C) of subdivision (1) of subsection (c) of section 10-145b. The nonrenewable temporary certificate shall be valid for one year from the date it is issued.

(d) Any person who is first issued a certificate valid after July 1, 1989, or who is reissued a certificate after July 1, 1989, shall, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, be required to achieve a satisfactory evaluation on a professional knowledge clinical assessment not later than the end of the second year of teaching in a public school if hired prior to January first or, if hired on or after January first, not later than the end of the second full school year of teaching following the year in which such person was hired in order to retain the certificate. The commissioner (1) may waive the requirement that such satisfactory evaluation on a professional knowledge clinical assessment be achieved upon a determination that such assessment is not valid for the person's teaching assignment, or (2) upon a showing of good cause, may extend the time limit for the assessment for a period of time not exceeding two years. The requirement of a clinical assessment shall not apply to any such person who has completed at least three years of successful teaching in a public school or a nonpublic school approved by the appropriate state board of education during the ten years immediately preceding the date of application or who successfully taught with a provisional teaching certificate during the year immediately preceding an application for a provisional educator certificate as an employee of a local or regional board of education or facility approved for special education by the State Board of Education. Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, the State Board of Education may reissue an initial educator certificate to a person who held such certificate and did not achieve a satisfactory evaluation on a professional knowledge clinical assessment provided the person submits evidence demonstrating significant intervening study and experience, in accordance with standards established by the State Board of Education.

[(e) The board shall, by regulation, set all fees to be charged to each person who applies to take the State Board of Education administered competency examination, the subject area assessment or the professional knowledge clinical assessment, which shall be not less than seventy-five dollars for the competency examination and subject area assessment for the elementary level. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section to the contrary, the Commissioner of Education may waive any fee under this section due to a candidate's inability to pay. ]

[(f)] (e) Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, any person who holds a valid teaching certificate that is at least equivalent to an initial educator certificate, as determined by the State Board of Education, and such certificate is issued by a state other than Connecticut in the subject area or endorsement area for which such person is seeking certification in Connecticut shall not be required to successfully complete the competency examination and subject matter assessment pursuant to this section, if such person has either (1) successfully completed at least three years of teaching experience or service in the endorsement area for which such person is seeking certification in Connecticut in the past ten years in a public school or a nonpublic school approved by the appropriate state board of education in such other state, or (2) holds a master's degree or higher in the subject area for which such person is seeking certification in Connecticut.

Sec. 43. Subsection (b) of section 29-315 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) Each hotel or motel having six or more guest rooms and providing sleeping accommodations for more than sixteen persons for which a building permit for new occupancy is issued on or after January 1, 1987, shall have an automatic fire extinguishing system installed on each floor in accordance with regulations adopted by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. Such regulations shall be incorporated into the State Fire Prevention Code.

Sec. 44. Subsection (a) of section 4b-13 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) The Commissioner of Administrative Services may [make regulations] establish policies and procedures for the maintenance of order on and the use of parking areas on any property owned by the state or under the supervision of said commissioner, except as provided in sections 2-71h, 10a-79, 10a-92 and 10a-139 and except for properties under the supervision, care and control of the Chief Court Administrator. Any person violating any such [regulation] policy or procedure shall be fined not more than seventy-five dollars and the vehicle in violation of such [regulation] policy or procedure may be towed. The enforcement of any such [regulations] policy or procedure shall be by special policemen appointed under section 29-18 and by Department of Administrative Services buildings and grounds patrol officers, except that only such special policemen may tow, or cause the towing of, such vehicles.

Sec. 45. Section 5-234 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

The Commissioner of Administrative Services may provide [by regulation] for the appointment, with or without examination, of qualified persons in a class in which the incumbent serves for not more than three years in the class as part of an established training program. Any person so appointed to a professional or preprofessional training class may, upon successful completion of the required minimum working test period and training program, be reclassified to a position in the next higher level class for which the training program is established. The provisions of this section shall not apply to sections 5-224 and 7-415 concerning the veterans preference.

Sec. 46. Section 5-265 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Departments, agencies and institutions [, subject to regulations issued by the Commissioner of Administrative Services,] may enter into agreements with educational institutions for special training courses for state employees and may enter into agreements with the federal government or other state governments for exchange of employees.

Sec. 47. Subdivision (5) of subsection (a) of section 36a-412 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(5) Any out-of-state bank that merges or consolidates with or acquires the assets of a bank or establishes in this state a de novo branch shall be subject to the supervision and examination of the commissioner [pursuant to regulations adopted by the commissioner in accordance with chapter 54] and shall make reports to the commissioner as required by the laws of this state. The commissioner may examine and supervise the Connecticut branches of any such out-of-state bank and may enter into agreements with other state or federal banking regulators or similar regulators in a foreign country concerning such examinations or supervision. Any such agreement may include provisions concerning the assessment or sharing of fees for such examination or supervision. Unless waived by the commissioner, the provisions of this section shall apply to the acquisition of the assets of any bank from the receiver of such bank by any out-of-state bank.

Sec. 48. Subsection (b) of section 36a-332 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) The commissioner [shall] may adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to administer the provisions of sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act. Such regulations [shall] may establish (1) requirements for the qualification of financial institutions as qualified public depositories, (2) other terms and conditions consistent with sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act, under which public deposits may be received and held, and [(3) requirements for financial institutions eligible to serve as trustees for segregated eligible collateral under subsection (b) of section 36a-333, (4) requirements for the transfer of eligible collateral from a qualified public depository to a financial institution serving as trustee for such collateral under subsection (b) of section 36a-333, (5) provisions governing the valuation of eligible collateral when the market value of such collateral is not readily determinable, and (6)] (3) such other provisions as the commissioner deems necessary to carry out the requirements of sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act.

Sec. 49. Subsection (b) of section 36a-333 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) (1) Each qualified public depository that is a bank or out-of-state bank having a tier one leverage ratio of five per cent or greater or a risk-based capital ratio of ten per cent or greater shall transfer eligible collateral maintained under subsection (a) of this section to its own trust department, provided such trust department is located in this state unless the commissioner approves otherwise, to the trust department of another financial institution, provided such eligible collateral shall be maintained in such other financial institution's trust department located in this state unless the commissioner approves otherwise, or to a federal reserve bank or federal home loan bank. Each qualified public depository that is a bank or out-of-state bank having a tier one leverage ratio of less than five per cent or a risk-based capital ratio of less than ten per cent and each qualified public depository that is a credit union or federal credit union shall transfer eligible collateral maintained under subsection (a) of this section to the trust department of a financial institution that is not owned or controlled by the depository or by a holding company owning or controlling the depository, provided such eligible collateral shall be maintained in such other financial institution's trust department located in this state unless the commissioner approves otherwise, or to a federal reserve bank or federal home loan bank. Such transfers of eligible collateral shall be made in a manner prescribed by the commissioner. The qualified public depository shall determine and adjust the market value of such eligible collateral on a monthly basis. Without the requirement of any further action, the commissioner shall have, for the benefit of public depositors, a perfected security interest in all such eligible collateral held in such segregated trust accounts, granted pursuant to and in accordance with the terms of the agreement between the public depositor and the qualified public depository. Such security interest shall have priority over all other perfected security interests and liens. The commissioner may, at any time, require the depository to value the collateral more frequently than monthly if the commissioner reasonably determines that such valuation is necessary for the protection of public deposits. Each holder of eligible collateral shall file with the commissioner, at the end of each calendar quarter, a report with the CUSIP number, description and par value of each investment it holds as eligible collateral.

(2) No qualified public depository shall maintain eligible collateral in its own trust department pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection unless such depository is authorized under law to exercise fiduciary powers in this state.

(3) No financial institution shall accept a transfer of eligible collateral from a qualified public depository pursuant to subdivision (1) of this subsection unless such financial institution is (A) authorized under law to exercise fiduciary powers in this state, and (B) federally insured or receives approval of the commissioner. If a financial institution ceases to meet such requirements, it shall give immediate notice to the qualified public depository and the commissioner who shall thereupon instruct such institution with respect to the disposition of eligible collateral.

(4) Each qualified public depository shall enter into a written trust agreement with the financial institution, federal reserve bank or federal home loan bank serving as trustee. Such agreement shall include a statement by the financial institution that such institution shall be subject to and comply with the applicable requirements of sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act.

Sec. 50. Section 36a-333 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (d) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (d) Any qualified public depository that ceases to be a qualified public depository or no longer wishes to be a qualified public depository shall no longer receive public deposits and shall give immediate notice to the commissioner, who shall thereupon instruct such qualified public depository of the procedures to be followed with respect to the return of public deposits and eligible collateral.

Sec. 51. Section 36a-336 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) No public deposit shall be made except in a qualified public depository or in an out-of-state bank if (1) the deposit is permitted by a statute of this state, and (2) such out-of-state bank provides eligible collateral for such deposit in excess of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insurance limit in an amount satisfactory to the public depositor but in any event affording protection at least equal to that provided under sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act.

(b) A qualified public depository shall not charge costs, fees or expenses incidental to the transfer or maintenance of eligible collateral against the required amount of eligible collateral.

Sec. 52. Section 36a-338 of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) On each call report date, each qualified public depository shall file with the commissioner a written report, certified under oath, indicating (1) the qualified public depository's tier one leverage ratio and risk-based capital ratio or net worth ratio, as determined in accordance with applicable federal regulations and regulations adopted by the commissioner in accordance with chapter 54, (2) the uninsured and total amount of public deposits held by the qualified public depository other than deposits that have been redeposited into the qualified public depository by another insured depository institution pursuant to a reciprocal deposit arrangement that makes such funds eligible for insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or the National Credit Union Administration, (3) the description and market value of any eligible collateral segregated and designated to secure the uninsured public deposits in accordance with sections 36a-330 to 36a-338, inclusive, as amended by this act, and (4) the amount and the name of the issuer of any letter of credit issued pursuant to section 36a-337. Each depository shall furnish a copy of its most recent report to any public depositor having public funds on deposit in the depository, upon request of the depositor. Any public depository which refuses or neglects to furnish any report or give any information as required by this section shall no longer be a qualified public depository and shall be excluded from the right to receive public deposits.

(b) A qualified public depository shall maintain records including, but not limited to: (1) A full report of all public deposits by depositor name and location, account name, account number, amount and Federal Employer Identification Number, and (2) a statement for each transfer or designation of eligible collateral showing the par value, description and interest rate, CUSIP number, maturity date, market value and security rating, where applicable, of the eligible collateral being transferred or designated and the name of the financial institution, federal reserve bank or federal home loan bank serving as trustee receiving or holding such collateral.

Sec. 53. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Prior to the certification date, any provision of the general statutes that requires the posting of a proposed regulation or the regulation-making record associated with a proposed regulation on the eRegulations System shall be construed to require the agency to post such regulation or record on the agency's Internet web site and the Secretary of the State to post a link to such regulation or record on the Internet web site of the Secretary of the State.

Sec. 54. (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding the provisions of chapter 54 of the general statutes, sections 4-23a-1 to 4-23a-22, inclusive, 4-66-1 to 4-66-7, inclusive, 4-68a-1 to 4-68a-23, inclusive, 4-133-1 to 4-133-11, inclusive, 4b-1-1 to 4b-1-30, inclusive, 5-9-22(b), sections 5-200(k)-1 to 5-200(k)-4, inclusive, 5-200-2, 5-206-1, 5-216-1, 5-216-2, 5-219a-1, 5-219a-2, 5-221a-1 to 5-221a-4, inclusive, 5-225-1, 5-230-1(b), 5-234-1, 5-245-1, 5-249-1, 5-265-1, 6-32c-1 to 6-32c-3, inclusive, 8-80-1 to 8-80-5, inclusive, 8-81a-1 to 8-81a-5, inclusive, 8-100-1 to 8-100-8, inclusive, 8-203-1 to 8-203-5, inclusive, 8-248 A-1 to 8-248 E-21, inclusive, 8-248 E-22a to 8-248 E-31, inclusive, 8-248 E-32a to 8-248 E-34, inclusive, 8-289-7 to 8-289-12, inclusive, 8-337-1 to 8-337-5, inclusive, 8-395-1 to 8-395-11, inclusive, 10-145f-2 to 10-145f-3, inclusive, 10-295-10(c) to 10-295-10(f), inclusive, 10-295-11, 10a-5-2, 10a-5-6 to 10a-5-46, inclusive, 10a-16-1 to 10a-16-5, inclusive, 10a-22x-5, 10a-25g-1 to 10a-25g-17, inclusive, 10a-25p-1 to 10a-25p-9, inclusive, 10a-162a-1 to 10a-162a-7, inclusive, 10a-167-1 to 10a-167-7, inclusive, 12-2-2a, 12-2-3a, 12-2-4a, 12-2-10, 12-242-8, 12-242-9, 12-313-18a, 12-349-1, 12-407(2)(i)(BB)-1, 12-426-6, 12-430(7)-1, 12-449-4a, 12-449-12a, 12-494-3, 12-638-3, 12-638-5, 12-700(b)-1, 12-701(a)(2)-1, 12-701(a)(20)-1, 12-706(c)-1, 12-708-2, 12-711(b)-2, 12-712(a)(1)-1, 12-714(b)-1, 12-717-5, 12-723-2, 12-727(a)-1, 12-740-7, 12-740(c)-1, 13a-123d-1 to 13a-123d-3, inclusive, 13b-34-1a, 13b-34-2a, 13b-38a-1 to 13b-38a-7, inclusive, 13b-38b-1 to 13b-38b-5, inclusive, 14-15-2, 14-63-17, 14-63-49, 14-65d-4, 14-80h-1 to 14-80h-8, inclusive, 14-137-4 to 14-137-7, inclusive, 14-137-41, 14-137-75, 14-137-76, 14-159-1, 14-261-1, 14-289g-1, 15-140v-1, 16-1-59B, 16-1-66 to 16-1-70, inclusive, 16-1-88 to 16-1-101, inclusive, 16-11-101(b), 16-19cc-1, 16-19cc-2, 16-27-8 to 16-27-10, inclusive, 16-140-7 to 16-140-33, inclusive, 16-271-1 to 16-271-38, inclusive, 16-333-54, 16a-42g-1 to 16a-42g-10, inclusive, 17-2-78, 17-2-81 to 17-2-82, inclusive, 17-2-119, 17-2-207, 17-3g-1, 17-3h-1, 17-31l-1 to 17-31l-3, inclusive, 17-31w-1, 17-134d-2, 17-134d-7, 17-134d-8, 17-134d-10, 17-134d-11, 17-134d-20, 17-134d-40, 17-273-11, 17-292d-1, 17-478-1 to 17-478-9, inclusive, 17-590-1 to 17-590-7, inclusive, 17a-7-1 to 17a-7-11, inclusive, 17a-7a-1 to 17a-7a-9, inclusive, 17a-12-1 to 17a-12-6, inclusive, 17a-15-1 to 17a-15-11, inclusive, 17a-16-14 to 17a-16-18, inclusive, 17a-42-1 to 17a-42-5, inclusive, 17a-90-1 to 17a-90-13, inclusive, 17a-100-1 to 17a-100-14, inclusive, 17a-101-11 to 17a-101-13, inclusive, 17a-101(e)-1 to 17a-101(e)-6, inclusive, 17a-114-14 to 17a-114-24, inclusive, 17a-155-1 to 17a-155-35, inclusive, 17a-218-8 to 17a-218-17, inclusive, 17a-244-1 to 17a-244-8, inclusive, 17a-345-111, 17b-192-1 to 17b-192-12, inclusive, 17b-262-684 to 17b-262-692, inclusive, 17b-605-10a to 17b-605-16a, inclusive, 17b-605-18a, 18-101i-4, 18-101k-3, 19-13-B39, 19-13-B50, 19-13-E1 to 19-13-E4, inclusive, 19-13-G16, 19-300t-1 to 19-300t-13, inclusive, 19a-17n-1, 19a-17n-2, 19a-32b-3 to 19a-32b-5, inclusive, 19a-74a-1, 19a-74a-2, 19a-92a-1, 19a-121b-1 to 19a-121b-3, inclusive, 19a-121b-7, 19a-160-100 to 19a-160-119, inclusive, 19a-160-121 to 19a-160-129, inclusive, 19a-166-1 to 19a-166-5, inclusive, 19a-167g-53, 19a-167g-69, 19a-167g-71, 19a-167g-74 to 19a-167g-80, inclusive, 19a-167g-83 to 19a-167g-89, inclusive, 19a-167g-92, 19a-167g-95 to 19a-167g-99, inclusive, 20-111-1 to 20-111-10, inclusive, 20-128-8, 20-162o-1, 20-195o(c)-1 to 20-195o(c)-7, inclusive, 21a-274a-1, 21a-274a-2, 21a-274a-5 to 21a-274a-12, inclusive, 22-33-A1 to 22-33-B2, inclusive, 22-35-1 to 22-35-2, inclusive, 22-36-1 to 22-36-2, inclusive, 22-51-1 to 22-51-8, inclusive, 22a-113b-1, 22a-174-21, 22a-174-36a, 23-65g-1, 23-65g-2, 26-55-3(c) to 26-55-3(f), inclusive, 26-48-5a(d), 26-48-5a(e), 26-66-8, 26-66-12(e)(2)(B)(ii), 26-78-2, 26-86a-7, 26-112-47(a), 26-235-1, subsections (d) to (f), inclusive, of 27-102l(d)-4, 27-102l(d)-8, 27-102l(d)-121, 27-102l(d)-130, 27-102l(d)-131, 27-102l(d)-132, 27-102l(d)-139, 27-102l(d)-161, 27-102l(d)-170, 27-102l(d)-171, 27-102l(d)-172, 27-102l(d)-173, 27-102l(d)-175, 27-102l(d)-176, 27-102l(d)-177, 27-102l(d)-178, 27-102l(d)-179, 27-102l(d)-180, 27-102l(d)-181, 27-102l(d)-182, 27-102l(d)-183, 27-102l(d)-184, 27-102l(d)-185, 27-102l(d)-187, 27-102l(d)-300(d)(1) to 27-102l(d)-300(f), inclusive, 27-102l(d)-342, 27-102l(d)-343, 29-200-1a to 29-200-5a, inclusive, 31-19-1 to 31-19-4, inclusive, 31-37-1 to 31-37-14, inclusive, 31-46a-228, 31-51k-1 to 31-51k-2, inclusive, 31-60-3, 31-62-A2 to 31-62-A11, inclusive, 31-62-B1, 31-62-B2, 31-62-B4 to 31-62-B7, inclusive, 31-62-C1, 31-62-C2, 31-62-C4 to 31-62-C8, inclusive, 31-62-E6, 31-62-E7, 31-136-1 to 31-136-6, inclusive, 31-222-12, 31-222-16, 31-222-17, 31-236-38, 32-9bb-1 to 32-9bb-6, inclusive, 32-9hh-1 to 32-9hh-6, inclusive, 32-9nn-1 to 32-9nn-6, inclusive, 32-55-1 to 32-55-6, inclusive, 32-72-1 to 32-72-5, inclusive, 32-82-1 to 32-82-8, inclusive, 32-90-1 to 32-90-3, inclusive, 32-116-1 to 32-116-6, inclusive, 32-130-1 to 32-130-5, inclusive, 32-150-1a, 32-150-2a to 32-150-6, inclusive, 32-156-1 to 32-156-5, inclusive, 32-162-1 to 32-162-8, inclusive, 32-317-1 to 32-317-9, inclusive, 36a-332-1 to 36a-332-8, inclusive, 36a-333-1 to 36a-333-2, inclusive, 36a-412-1 to 36a-412-3, inclusive, 36a-446-1 to 36a-446-5, inclusive, 36a-458-1, 38a-434-1, 38a-660-1 to 38a-660-7, inclusive, 48-52-1 to 48-52-6, inclusive, and 54-125b-1 of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies are repealed.

Sec. 55. Sections 4-67q and 5-266c of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes and sections 13b-38b, 15-140v, 17a-107, 19a-17n, 19a-74a, 19a-121b, 22a-66y, 31-38a, 31-38b and 31-51k of the general statutes are repealed. (Effective from passage)"

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

4-166

Sec. 2

October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date

4-168

Sec. 3

October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date

4-168b

Sec. 4

October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date

4-169

Sec. 5

October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date

4-170

Sec. 6

October 1, 2014, and applicable to regulations noticed on and after said date

4-172

Sec. 7

October 1, 2014

4-173

Sec. 8

October 1, 2014

4-173b

Sec. 9

from passage

New section

Sec. 10

from passage

17a-7

Sec. 11

from passage

17a-7a

Sec. 12

from passage

17a-12

Sec. 13

from passage

17a-15

Sec. 14

from passage

17a-37(b)

Sec. 15

from passage

17a-42(c)

Sec. 16

from passage

17a-90(c)

Sec. 17

from passage

17a-101g(g)

Sec. 18

from passage

17a-110

Sec. 19

from passage

17a-127

Sec. 20

from passage

17a-151

Sec. 21

October 1, 2014

17b-10(a)

Sec. 22

from passage until September 30, 2014

17b-423

Sec. 23

from passage

15-120cc(a)(14)

Sec. 24

from passage

29-313(d)

Sec. 25

from passage

5-219a

Sec. 26

from passage

19a-32b

Sec. 27

from passage

4-167(a)

Sec. 28

from passage

13b-38a

Sec. 29

from passage

New section

Sec. 30

from passage

5-266d

Sec. 31

from passage

19a-17m(b)

Sec. 32

from passage

22a-56a

Sec. 33

from passage

22a-61(f)(1)

Sec. 34

from passage

51-164n(b)

Sec. 35

from passage

4-56a

Sec. 36

from passage

4-61ii

Sec. 37

October 1, 2014

31-372(c)

Sec. 38

July 1, 2014

14-62(a)

Sec. 39

July 1, 2014

14-80h(f)

Sec. 40

July 1, 2014

14-98a

Sec. 41

July 1, 2014

14-289g

Sec. 42

from passage

10-145f

Sec. 43

from passage

29-315(b)

Sec. 44

from passage

4b-13(a)

Sec. 45

from passage

5-234

Sec. 46

from passage

5-265

Sec. 47

from passage

36a-412(a)(5)

Sec. 48

from passage

36a-332(b)

Sec. 49

from passage

36a-333(b)

Sec. 50

from passage

36a-333

Sec. 51

from passage

36a-336

Sec. 52

from passage

36a-338

Sec. 53

from passage

New section

Sec. 54

from passage

New section

Sec. 55

from passage

Repealer section