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Substitute House Bill No. 5496

Public Act No. 12-143

AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM REVIEW AND INVESTIGATIONS COMMITTEE REQUIRING COMMITTEES OF COGNIZANCE TO CONDUCT REVIEWS UNDER THE SUNSET LAW.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2012) (a) Not later than July 1, 2014, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Connecticut Examining Board for Barbers and Hairdressers and Cosmeticians, established under section 20-235a of the general statutes;

(2) Board of Chiropractic Examiners, established under section 20-25 of the general statutes;

(3) Board of Examiners of Electrologists, established under section 20-268 of the general statutes;

(4) Liquor Control Commission, established under section 30-2 of the general statutes;

(5) The Child Day Care Council, established under section 17b-748 of the general statutes;

(6) State Insurance and Risk Management Board, established under section 4a-19 of the general statutes;

(7) State Milk Regulation Board, established under section 22-131 of the general statutes; and

(8) State Codes and Standards Committee, established under section 29-251.

(b) Not later than July 1, 2015, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Board of Examiners of Embalmers and Funeral Directors, established under section 20-208 of the general statutes;

(2) Connecticut Homeopathic Medical Examining Board, established under section 20-8 of the general statutes;

(3) Board of Examiners in Podiatry, established under section 20-51 of the general statutes;

(4) Mobile Manufactured Home Advisory Council, established under section 21-84a of the general statutes;

(5) Family support grant program of the Department of Social Services, established under section 17b-616 of the general statutes;

(6) State Commission on Capitol Preservation and Restoration, established under section 4b-60 of the general statutes;

(7) Council on Environmental Quality, established under section 22a-11 of the general statutes; and

(8) Police Officer Standards and Training Council, established under section 7-294b of the general statutes.

(c) Not later than July 1, 2016, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Medical Examining Board, established under section 20-8a of the general statutes;

(2) Program of regulation of bedding and upholstered furniture, established under sections 21a-231 to 21a-236, inclusive, of the general statutes;

(3) Board of Education and Services for the Blind, established under section 10-293 of the general statutes;

(4) Connecticut Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, established under section 2-79a of the general statutes;

(5) State Properties Review Board, established under subsection (a) of section 4b-3 of the general statutes;

(6) Employment Security Board of Review, established under section 31-237c of the general statutes;

(7) State Board of Natureopathic Examiners, established under section 20-35 of the general statutes;

(8) Coastal management program, established under chapter 444 of the general statutes; and

(9) Examining Board for Crane Operators, established under section 29-222 of the general statutes.

(d) Not later than July 1, 2017, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing, established under section 20-88 of the general statutes;

(2) Advisory and planning councils for regional centers for persons with intellectual disability, established under section 17a-273 of the general statutes;

(3) Automotive Glass Work and Flat Glass Work Board, established under section 20-331 of the general statutes;

(4) Electrical Work Board, established under section 20-331 of the general statutes;

(5) Commission on the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, established under section 46a-27 of the general statutes;

(6) Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, established under section 31-376 of the general statutes; and

(7) Connecticut Marketing Authority, established under section 22-63 of the general statutes.

(e) Not later than July 1, 2018, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Board of Examiners for Opticians, established under section 20-139a of the general statutes;

(2) Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Optometrists, established under section 20-128a of the general statutes;

(3) Connecticut Board of Veterinary Medicine, established under section 20-196 of the general statutes;

(4) State Board of Landscape Architects, established under section 20-368 of the general statutes;

(5) Elevator Installation, Repair and Maintenance Board, established under section 20-331 of the general statutes;

(6) Regional advisory councils for children and youth center facilities, established under section 17a-30 of the general statutes; and

(7) State Library Board, established under section 11-1 of the general statutes.

(f) Not later than July 1, 2019, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Board of Examiners of Psychologists, established under section 20-186 of the general statutes;

(2) State Dental Commission, established under section 20-103a of the general statutes;

(3) State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, established under section 20-300 of the general statutes;

(4) Heating, Piping, Cooling and Sheet Metal Work Board, established under section 20-331 of the general statutes;

(5) Advisory Council on Children and Families, established under section 17a-4 of the general statutes;

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

(7) Connecticut Siting Council, established under section 16-50j of the general statutes; and

(8) Advisory Council for Special Education, established under section 10-76i of the general statutes.

(g) Not later than July 1, 2020, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Office of Long Term Care Ombudsman, established under section 17a-400 of the general statutes;

(2) Regulation of nursing home administrators pursuant to chapter 368v of the general statutes;

(3) Regulation of hearing aid dealers pursuant to chapter 398 of the general statutes;

(4) Plumbing and Piping Work Board, established under section 20-331 of the general statutes;

(5) Commission on Children established under section 46a-126 of the general statutes; and

(6) Connecticut Public Transportation Commission, established under section 13b-11a of the general statutes.

(h) Not later than July 1, 2021, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) State Board of Examiners for Physical Therapists, established under section 20-67 of the general statutes;

(2) Commission on Medicolegal Investigations, established under subsection (a) of section 19a-401 of the general statutes;

(3) Program of regulation of occupational therapists, established under chapter 376a of the general statutes;

(4) Commission of Pharmacy, established under section 20-572 of the general statutes;

(5) Architectural Licensing Board, established under section 20-289 of the general statutes;

(6) Connecticut Energy Advisory Board, established under section 16a-3 of the general statutes; and

(7) Board of Firearms Permit Examiners, established under section 29-32b of the general statutes.

(i) Not later than July 1, 2022, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Program of regulation of sanitarians, established under chapter 395 of the general statutes;

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

(3) Regulation of audiologists under sections 20-395a to 20-395g, inclusive, of the general statutes;

(4) Connecticut Real Estate Commission, established under section 20-311a of the general statutes;

(5) State Board of Accountancy, established under section 20-280 of the general statutes;

(6) Agricultural lands preservation program, established under section 22-26cc of the general statutes; and

(7) Commission on Fire Prevention and Control, established under section 7-323k of the general statutes.

(j) Not later than July 1, 2023, and not later than every ten years thereafter, the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any of the following governmental entities or programs shall conduct a review of the applicable entity or program in accordance with the provisions of section 2c-3 of the general statutes, as amended by this act:

(1) Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services, established under section 17a-456 of the general statutes, as amended by this act;

(2) Advisory boards for state hospitals and facilities, established under section 17a-470 of the general statutes;

(3) Regional mental health boards, established under section 17a-484 of the general statutes;

(4) Investment Advisory Council, established under section 3-13b of the general statutes;

(5) Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, established under section 46a-52 of the general statutes;

(6) Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission, established under section 18-87 of the general statutes;

(7) Connecticut Food Policy Council, established under section 22-456 of the general statutes; and

(8) Program of regulation of building demolition, established under section 29-401 of the general statutes.

Sec. 2. Section 2c-3 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

The Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee, established by the provisions of section 2-53e, shall, [conduct a performance audit of each governmental entity and program scheduled for termination under section 2c-2b. The Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee shall complete its performance audit by January first of the year in which the governmental entity and program are scheduled for termination under section 2c-2b. In conducting the audit, the committee shall take into consideration, but not be limited to considering, the factors set forth in sections 2c-7 and 2c-8. ] not later than March fifteenth of the year preceding the year in which a governmental entity or program is scheduled for review under section 1 of this act, provide each joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of any such entity or program with a form for collecting data using results-based measures, including, but not limited to, the criteria set forth in sections 2c-7 and 2c-8. Not later than July first of the year preceding the year in which the applicable entity or program is scheduled for review, the applicable joint standing committee of the General Assembly shall provide such form to the state agency with oversight over such entity or program. Not later than January fifteenth of the year in which the applicable entity or program is scheduled for review, such state agency shall submit such completed form to such joint standing committee. Each such committee shall hold a public hearing on such completed form during the regular legislative session of such year. The entities enumerated in section [2c-2b] 1 of this act shall cooperate with [the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee] such committee in carrying out the purposes of [sections 2c-1 to 2c-12, inclusive,] this chapter and shall provide such information, books, records and documents as [said] such committee may require. [to conduct its performance audit. Each governmental entity or program scheduled for termination pursuant to section 2c-2b shall provide at the request of the Program Review and Investigations Committee an analysis of its activities which specifically addresses the factors enumerated in sections 2c-7 and 2c-8. ] After holding a public hearing, such committee shall submit a report to the General Assembly in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a containing the committee's recommendations on the termination, modification or consolidation of the entity or program. If the committee determines that further review is needed, it may request the Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee to review such entity or program or entity further, and said committee may grant or deny such request.

Sec. 3. Section 2c-6 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

Each governmental entity enumerated in section [2c-2b] 1 of this act shall have the burden of demonstrating a public need for the [reestablishment] continuation of the entity or program. Each such entity shall also have the burden of demonstrating that it has served the public interest and not merely the interests of the persons regulated. [The joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to government administration, organization and reorganization may recommend to the General Assembly that the governmental entity or program be modified, consolidated with another entity or program or reestablished. ]

Sec. 4. Section 1-1g of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(a) For the purposes of sections 17a-210b and 38a-816, "mental retardation" means a significantly subaverage general intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period.

(b) For the purposes of sections [2c-2b,] 4a-60, 4b-28, 4b-31, 8-2g, 8-3e, 8-119t, 9-159s, 10-91f, 12-81, 17a-210, 17a-210b, 17a-215c, 17a-217 to 17a-218a, inclusive, 17a-220, 17a-226 to 17a-227a, inclusive, 17a-228, 17a-231 to 17a-233, inclusive, 17a-247 to 17a-247b, inclusive, 17a-270, 17a-272 to 17a-274, inclusive, 17a-276, 17a-277, 17a-281, 17a-282, 17a-580, 17a-593, 17a-594, 17a-596, 17b-226, 19a-638, 45a-598, 45a-669, 45a-670, 45a-672, 45a-674, 45a-676, 45a-677, 45a-678, 45a-679, 45a-680, 45a-681, 45a-682, 45a-683, 46a-11a to 46a-11g, inclusive, 46a-51, 46a-60, 46a-64, 46a-64b, 46a-66, 46a-70, 46a-71, 46a-72, 46a-73, 46a-75, 46a-76, 46b-84, 52-146o, 53a-46a, 53a-59a, 53a-60b, 53a-60c, 53a-61a, 53a-181i, 53a-320, 53a-321, 53a-322, 53a-323, 54-56d and 54-250, "intellectual disability" [shall have] has the same meaning as "mental retardation" as defined in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) As used in subsection (a) of this section, "general intellectual functioning" means the results obtained by assessment with one or more of the individually administered general intelligence tests developed for that purpose and standardized on a significantly adequate population and administered by a person or persons formally trained in test administration; "significantly subaverage" means an intelligence quotient more than two standard deviations below the mean for the test; "adaptive behavior" means the effectiveness or degree with which an individual meets the standards of personal independence and social responsibility expected for the individual's age and cultural group; and "developmental period" means the period of time between birth and the eighteenth birthday.

Sec. 5. Section 17a-2 of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(a) There shall be a Department of Children and Families which shall be a single budgeted agency consisting of the institutions, facilities and programs existing within the department, any programs and facilities transferred to the department, and such other institutions, facilities and programs as may hereafter be established by or transferred to the department by the General Assembly.

(b) Said department shall constitute a successor department to the Department of Children and Youth Services, for the purposes of sections [2c-2b,] 4-5, 4-38c, 4-60i, 4-77a, 4-165b, 4a-11b, 4a-12, 4a-16, 5-259, 7-127c, 8-206d, 10-8a, 10-15d, 10-76d, 10-76h, 10-76i, 10-76w, 10-76g, 10-94g, 10-253, 17-86a, 17-294, 17-409, 17-437, 17-572, 17-578, 17-579, 17-585, 17a-1 to 17a-89, inclusive, 17a-90 to 17a-209, inclusive, 17a-218, 17a-277, 17a-450, 17a-458, 17a-474, 17a-560, 17a-511, 17a-634, 17a-646, 17a-659, 18-69, 18-69a, 18-87, 19a-78, 19a-216, 20-14i, 20-14j, 31-23, 31-306a, 38a-514, 45a-591 to 45a-705, inclusive, 45a-706 to 45a-770, inclusive, 46a-28, 46a-126, 46b-15 to 46b-19, inclusive, 46b-120 to 46b-159, inclusive, 54-56d, 54-142k, 54-199, 54-203 and in accordance with the provisions of sections 4-38d and 4-39.

(c) Whenever the words "Commissioner of Children and Youth Services", "Department of Children and Youth Services", or "Council on Children and Youth Services" are used in sections [2c-2b,] 4-5, 4-38c, 4-60i, 4-77a, 4-165b, 4a-11b, 4a-12, 4a-16, 5-259, 7-127c, 8-206d, 10-8a, 10-15d, 10-76d, 10-76h, 10-76i, 10-76w, 10-94g, 10-253, 17-86a, 17-294, 17-409, 17-437, 17-572, 17-578, 17-579, 17-585, 17a-1 to 17a-89, inclusive, 17a-90 to 17a-209, inclusive, 17a-218, 17a-277, 17a-450, 17a-458, 17a-474, 17a-511, 17a-634, 17a-646, 17a-659, 18-69, 18-69a, 18-87, 19a-78, 19a-216, 20-14i, 20-14j, 31-23, 31-306a, 38a-514, 45a-591 to 45a-705, inclusive, 45a-706 to 45a-770, inclusive, 46a-28, 46a-126, 46b-15 to 46b-19, inclusive, 46b-120 to 46b-159, inclusive, 54-56d, 54-142k, 54-199, 54-203, the words "Commissioner of Children and Families", "Department of Children and Families", and "Council on Children and Families" shall be substituted respectively in lieu thereof.

Sec. 6. Section 17a-210d of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(a) (1) Wherever the words "the mentally retarded" are used in the following general statutes, "persons with intellectual disability" or "individuals with intellectual disability" shall be substituted in lieu thereof; (2) wherever the words "mentally retarded", "mentally retarded person" or "mentally retarded persons" are used in the following general statutes, the words "intellectual disability", "person with intellectual disability" or "persons with intellectual disability" shall be substituted in lieu thereof; and (3) wherever the words "mental retardation" are used in the following general statutes, the words "intellectual disability" shall be substituted in lieu thereof: [2c-2b,] 4a-60, 4b-31, 8-2g, 8-3e, 9-159s, 10-91f, 17a-593, 17a-594, 17a-596, 45a-598, 45a-669, 45a-672, 45a-676, 45a-677, 45a-678, 45a-679, 45a-680, 45a-681, 45a-682, 45a-683, 46a-51, 46a-60, 46a-64, 46a-64b, 46a-66, 46a-70, 46a-71, 46a-72, 46a-73, 46a-75, 46a-76, 46b-84, 52-146o, 53a-46a, 53a-181i and 54-250.

(b) The Legislative Commissioners' Office shall, in codifying said sections of the general statutes pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, make such technical, grammatical and punctuation changes as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.

Sec. 7. Subsection (a) of section 17a-450a of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(a) The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services shall constitute a successor department to the Department of Mental Health. Whenever the words "Commissioner of Mental Health" are used or referred to in the following general statutes, the words "Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services" shall be substituted in lieu thereof and whenever the words "Department of Mental Health" are used or referred to in the following general statutes, the words "Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services" shall be substituted in lieu thereof: [2c-2b,] 4-5, 4-38c, 4-60i, 4-77a, 4a-12, 4a-16, 5-142, 8-206d, 10-19, 10-71, 10-76d, 17a-14, 17a-26, 17a-31, 17a-33, 17a-218, 17a-246, 17a-450, 17a-451, 17a-452, 17a-453, 17a-454, 17a-455, 17a-456, as amended by this act, 17a-457, 17a-458, 17a-459, 17a-460, 17a-464, 17a-465, 17a-466, 17a-467, 17a-468, 17a-470, 17a-471, 17a-472, 17a-473, 17a-474, 17a-476, 17a-478, 17a-479, 17a-480, 17a-481, 17a-482, 17a-483, 17a-484, 17a-498, 17a-499, 17a-502, 17a-506, 17a-510, 17a-511, 17a-512, 17a-513, 17a-519, 17a-528, 17a-560, 17a-561, 17a-562, 17a-565, 17a-576, 17a-581, 17a-582, 17a-675, 17b-28, 17b-222, 17b-223, 17b-225, 17b-359, 17b-420, 17b-694, 19a-82, 19a-495, 19a-498, 19a-507a, 19a-507c, 19a-576, 19a-583, 20-14i, 20-14j, 21a-240, 21a-301, 27-122a, 31-222, 38a-514, 46a-28, 51-51o, 52-146h and 54-56d.

Sec. 8. Section 17a-456 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

[(a)] There shall be a Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services that shall consist of: (1) Nineteen members appointed by the Governor, subject to the provisions of section 4-9a, five of whom shall have had experience in the field of substance abuse, five of whom shall be from the mental health community, three of whom shall be physicians licensed to practice medicine in this state who have had experience in the field of psychiatry, two of whom shall be psychologists licensed to practice in this state, two of whom shall be persons representing families of individuals with psychiatric disabilities, and two of whom shall be persons representing families of individuals recovering from substance abuse problems; (2) the chairmen of the regional mental health boards established pursuant to section 17a-484; (3) one designee of each such board; (4) two designees from each of the five subregions represented by the substance abuse subregional planning and action councils established pursuant to section 17a-671; (5) one designee from each mental health region established pursuant to section 17a-478, each of whom shall represent individuals with psychiatric disabilities, selected by such regional mental health boards in collaboration with advocacy groups; and (6) one designee from each of the five subregions represented by such substance abuse subregional planning and action councils, each of whom shall represent individuals recovering from substance abuse problems, selected by such substance abuse subregional planning and action councils in collaboration with advocacy groups. The members of the board shall serve without compensation except for necessary expenses incurred in performing their duties. The members of the board may include representatives of nongovernment organizations or groups, and of state agencies, concerned with planning, operation or utilization of facilities providing mental health and substance abuse services, including consumers and providers of such services who are familiar with the need for such services, except that no more than half of the members of the board shall be providers of such services. Appointed members shall serve on the board for terms of four years each and members who are designees shall serve on the board at the pleasure of the designating authority. No appointed member of the board shall be employed by the state or be a member of the staff of any institution for which such member's compensation is paid wholly by the state. No appointed member may serve more than two successive terms plus the balance of any unexpired term to which such member has been appointed. A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum.

[(b) Whenever the term "Board of Mental Health" is used or referred to in the following sections of the general statutes, the term "Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services" shall be substituted in lieu thereof: 2c-2b, 17a-457, 17a-460, 17a-467, 17a-473, 17a-564. ]

Sec. 9. Section 19a-13 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

As used in [subsection (a) of section 2c-2b,] this chapter and chapters 368v, 369 to 375, inclusive, 378 to 381, inclusive, 383 to 388, inclusive, 398 and 399 unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Certificate" includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit which the department is authorized by the general statutes to issue and which further: (A) Authorizes practice of the profession by certified persons but does not prohibit the practice of the profession by others, not certified; (B) prohibits a person from falsely representing that he is certified to practice the profession unless the person holds a certificate issued by the department; (C) requires as a condition to certification that a person submit specified credentials to the department which attest to qualifications to practice the profession;

(2) "Emerging occupation or profession" means a group of health care providers whose actual or proposed duties, responsibilities and services include functions which are not presently regulated or licensed or which are presently performed within the scope of practice of an existing licensed or otherwise regulated health occupation or profession;

(3) "License" includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit, approval or similar form of permission required by the general statutes and which further requires: (A) Practice of the profession by licensed persons only; (B) that a person demonstrate competence to practice through an examination or other means and meet certain minimum standards; (C) enforcement of standards by the department or regulatory board or commission;

(4) "Public member" means an elector of the state who has no substantial financial interest in, is not employed in or by, and is not professionally affiliated with, any industry, profession, occupation, trade or institution regulated or licensed by the board or commission to which he is appointed, and who has had no professional affiliation with any such industry, profession, occupation, trade or institution for three years preceding his appointment to the board or commission;

(5) "Registration" means the required entry upon a list maintained by the Department of Public Health of the name of a practitioner or the address of a place where a practice or profession subject to the provisions of [subsection (a) of section 2c-2b,] this chapter and chapters 368v, 369 to 375, inclusive, 378 to 381, inclusive, 383 to 388, inclusive, 398 and 399 may be engaged in;

(6) "Complaint" means a formal statement of charges issued by the Department of Public Health.

Sec. 10. Subdivision (4) of subsection (a) of section 19a-14 of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2012):

(4) Adopt, with the advice and assistance of the appropriate board or commission, and in accordance with chapter 54, any regulations which are consistent with protecting the public health and safety and which are necessary to implement the purposes of [subsection (a) of section 2c-2b,] section 1 of this act, this chapter, and chapters 368v, 369 to 375, inclusive, 378 to 381, inclusive, 383 to 388, inclusive, 398 and 399;

Sec. 11. Section 2c-2b of the 2012 supplement to the general statutes and sections 2c-4, 2c-5 and 2c-9 to 2c-12, inclusive, of the general statutes are repealed. (Effective July 1, 2012)

Approved June 15, 2012