Senate Bill No. 1084

Public Act No. 99-56

An Act Concerning the Meaning of "Public Official".

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

Subsection (k) of section 1-79 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(k) "Public official" means any state-wide elected officer, any member or member-elect of the General Assembly, any person appointed to any office of the legislative, judicial or executive branch of state government by the Governor or an appointee of the Governor, with or without the advice and consent of the General Assembly, any sheriff or deputy sheriff, any person appointed or elected by the General Assembly or by any member of either house thereof, and any member or director of a quasi-public agency, but shall not include a member of an advisory board, a judge of any court either elected or appointed or a senator or representative in Congress.

Approved May 27, 1999