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Connecticut Laws | Title 2c Review And Termination Of Governmental Entities And Programs

CHAPTER 28 CONNECTICUT SUNSET LAW (1)(Text)

Sec. 2c-1. Legislative finding. (2)(Text)

The General Assembly finds that there has been a proliferation of governmental entities and programs, and that this proliferation has occurred without sufficient legislative oversight or regulatory accountability. The General Assembly further finds that there is a need for periodic comprehensive review of certain entities and programs, and for the termination or modification of those which do not significantly benefit the public health, safety or welfare. (3)

Secs. 2c-2 and 2c-2a. Governmental entities and programs terminated on July 1, 1981; July 1, 1982; July 1, 1983; July 1, 1984; July 1, 1985; July 1, 1986; July 1, 1987, and July 1, 1988. Termination of ombudsmen office under sunset law. (4)(Text)

Sections 2c-2 and 2c-2a are repealed. (5)

Sec. 2c-2b. Governmental entities and programs terminated on July 1, 2013; July 1, 2014; July 1, 2015; July 1, 2016; and July 1, 2017. (6)(Text)

(a) The following governmental entities and programs are terminated, effective July 1, 2013, unless reestablished in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-10: (7)

(1) Regulation of hearing aid dealers pursuant to chapter 398; (8)

(2) Repealed by P.A. 99-102, S. 51; (9)

(3) Connecticut Homeopathic Medical Examining Board, established under section 20-8; (10)

(4) State Board of Natureopathic Examiners, established under section 20-35; (11)

(5) Board of Examiners of Electrologists, established under section 20-268; (12)

(6) Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing, established under section 20-88; (13)

(7) Connecticut Board of Veterinary Medicine, established under section 20-196; (14)

(8) Liquor Control Commission, established under section 30-2; (15)

(9) Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Optometrists, established under section 20-128a; (16)

(10) Board of Examiners of Psychologists, established under section 20-186; (17)

(11) Regulation of speech and language pathologists pursuant to chapter 399; (18)

(12) Connecticut Examining Board for Barbers and Hairdressers and Cosmeticians established under section 20-235a; (19)

(13) Board of Examiners of Embalmers and Funeral Directors established under section 20-208; (20)

(14) Regulation of nursing home administrators pursuant to chapter 368v; (21)

(15) Board of Examiners for Opticians established under section 20-139a; (22)

(16) Medical Examining Board established under section 20-8a; (23)

(17) Board of Examiners in Podiatry, established under section 20-51; (24)

(18) Board of Chiropractic Examiners, established under section 20-25; (25)

(19) The agricultural lands preservation program, established under section 22-26cc; (26)

(20) Nursing Home Ombudsmen Office, established under section 17a-405; (27)

(21) Mobile Manufactured Home Advisory Council established under section 21-84a; (28)

(22) Repealed by P.A. 93-262, S. 86, 87; (29)

(23) The Child Day Care Council established under section 17b-748; (30)

(24) The Connecticut Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations established under section 2-79a; (31)

(25) The Commission on Children established under section 46a-126; (32)

(26) The task force on the development of incentives for conserving energy in state buildings established under section 16a-39b; (33)

(27) Repealed by P.A. 10-106, S. 16; (34)

(28) The State Dental Commission, established under section 20-103a; (35)

(29) The Connecticut Economic Information Steering Committee, established under section 32-6i; (36)

(30) Repealed by P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58; (37)

(31) Repealed by P.A. 10-93, S. 12; and (38)

(32) Regulation of audiologists under sections 20-395a to 20-395g, inclusive. (39)

(b) The following governmental entities and programs are terminated, effective July 1, 2014, unless reestablished in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-10: (40)

(1) Program of regulation of sanitarians, established under chapter 395; (41)

(2) Program of regulation of subsurface sewage disposal system installers and cleaners, established under chapter 393a; (42)

(3) Program of regulation of bedding and upholstered furniture established by sections 21a-231 to 21a-236, inclusive; (43)

(4) Regional mental health boards, established under section 17a-484; (44)

(5) Repealed by P.A. 88-285, S. 34, 35; (45)

(6) All advisory boards for state hospitals and facilities, established under section 17a-470; (46)

(7) Repealed by P.A. 85-613, S. 153, 154; (47)

(8) State Board of Examiners for Physical Therapists, established under section 20-67; (48)

(9) Commission on Medicolegal Investigations, established under subsection (a) of section 19a-401; (49)

(10) Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services, established under section 17a-456; (50)

(11) Repealed by P.A. 95-257, S. 57, 58; (51)

(12) Commission on Prison and Jail Overcrowding established under section 18-87j; and (52)

(13) The residential energy conservation service program authorized under sections 16a-45a, 16a-46 and 16a-46a. (53)

(c) The following governmental entities and programs are terminated, effective July 1, 2015, unless reestablished in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-10: (54)

(1) Board of Firearms Permit Examiners, established under section 29-32b; (55)

(2) State Board of Landscape Architects, established under section 20-368; (56)

(3) Repealed by P.A. 89-364, S. 6, 7; (57)

(4) Police Officer Standards and Training Council, established under section 7-294b; (58)

(5) State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, established under section 20-300; (59)

(6) State boards for occupational licensing, established under section 20-331; (60)

(7) Commission of Pharmacy, established under section 20-572; (61)

(8) Connecticut Real Estate Commission, established under section 20-311a; (62)

(9) State Codes and Standards Committee, established under section 29-251; (63)

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