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Connecticut Laws | Title 4 Management Of State Agencies
Sec. 4-20. Bonding of state officers and employees.

Sec. 4-20. Bonding of state officers and employees. (66)(Text)

(a) The State Insurance and Risk Management Board shall, not later than October 1, 1974, and quadrennially thereafter, set the penalties of the bonds of the following officers, having due regard for the duties and responsibilities of said officers, for four-year terms concurrent with their respective terms of office: The Secretary of the State and those department heads listed in section 4-5. Said officers shall, before entering upon the performance of the duties of their office, give their official bonds in the penalty fixed by the board. The premium for said bonds shall be paid by the state. (67)

(b) All state officers, state employees and other persons, other than those listed in subsection (a) of this section, who in the opinion of the board should be bonded, shall be bonded, the amount, condition and form to be determined by the board. Bonds taken pursuant to this subsection shall be purchased by the board, at the request of the Comptroller at state expense from a company or companies authorized to issue such bonds and having an office and licensed to do business in this state. The Comptroller may, at any time, request that any such bond be cancelled or terminated and any rebate of premium thereon shall be returned to the Comptroller for deposit in the General Fund. (68)

(c) All bonds required by this section shall be approved as to form by the Attorney General and shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of the State, except that bonds of the Secretary of the State and his deputy and subordinates shall be kept by the Treasurer. A record shall be made in the office of the Secretary of the State, giving the name of the officer, employee, agency or person for whom each bond is issued, the name of the company issuing the same and the number, date and time of expiration thereof, and of any certificate renewing such bond. (69)

Sec. 4-21. Commissioners empowered to take acknowledgment of deeds and other instruments for Connecticut. (70)(Text)

Prior to October 1, 1995, the Governor may appoint and commission a convenient number of commissioners in each of the other states of the United States, in any territory thereof and in the District of Columbia, for the term of five years, commencing with the date of their respective commissions, unless the appointments and commissions are sooner revoked. Each commissioner so appointed and commissioned shall have power to take the acknowledgment of deeds and of any instruments required by the laws of this state to be acknowledged, to administer oaths or affirmations, examine witnesses and take depositions relating to any cause pending, or to be brought, in any of the courts of this state; but no commissioner shall act as such until he has filed with the Secretary an affidavit, signed and sworn to by him before proper authority, that he will faithfully perform his duties as such commissioner. Each commissioner so appointed and commissioned who has filed such an affidavit prior to October 1, 1995, and whose commission has not been revoked, shall continue to serve as such commissioner until the expiration of said commission or until said commission is revoked, whichever is earlier. (71)

Sec. 4-22. State chemists. (72)(Text)

The Governor shall appoint one or more state chemists, who shall be sworn and shall hold office for two years, unless sooner removed by him, and who shall perform such duties as are or may be prescribed by law. The Governor, within ten days after such appointment, and the officer who administers the oath of office to any such state chemist, within ten days thereafter, shall each certify his action to the Secretary, who shall make a record thereof and may thereupon certify that such person has been appointed and sworn as a state chemist. (73)

Sec. 4-23. Fees of state chemist. (74)(Text)

A state chemist shall receive, for each analysis made and recorded, ten dollars, and for copies of record, the same fees as clerks of courts; provided, when any analysis is made by order of court, the fees therefor and for a copy of record shall be taxed as a part of the costs; but any analysis made for private parties shall be paid for by them at such rate as is agreed upon. (75)


Secs. 4-23a to 4-23c. (77)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Secs. 4a-1 to 4a-3, inclusive. (78)

Secs. 4-23d to 4-23i. Successor to personnel department. Terms "Personnel Department" or "Personnel Commissioner" deemed to mean Department or Commissioner of Administrative Services, exception. Term "Personnel Policy Board" deemed to mean Commissioner of Administrative Services. Terms "Department of Finance and Control" and "Commissioner of Finance and Control" deemed to mean Department or Commissioner of Administrative Services, when. Terms "Central Collections Division" etc., and "Director of the Central Collections Division of the Department of Finance and Control" deemed to mean Department or Commissioner of Administrative Services. Term "Director of Purchases" deemed to mean Commissioner of Administrative Services. (79)(Text)

Sections 4-23d to 4-23i, inclusive, are repealed. (80)

Sec. 4-23j. (81)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Sec. 4a-4. (82)

Sec. 4-23k. Commissioner to provide furniture, stationery, etc. Records. Typewriters, filing cabinets, etc. Cost of stationery or supplies. (83)(Text)

Section 4-23k is repealed. (84)

Sec. 4-23l. (85)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Sec. 4a-5. (86)

Sec. 4-23m. State-wide emergency telecommunications policy established. (87)(Text)

Section 4-23m is repealed. (88)

Sec. 4-23n. (89)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Sec. 4a-7. (90)

Sec. 4-23o. (91)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Sec. 4a-6. (92)

Sec. 4-23p. (93)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 57, Sec. 4a-8. (94)


Sec. 4-24. (96)(Text)

Transferred to Chapter 59, Part II, Sec. 4b-11. (97)

Secs. 4-24a and 4-24b. Capitol Center Commission. Director and staff; contracts; federal aid. (98)(Text)

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