Sec. 7-406. Town reports. The board of finance or other corresponding board in each town, or, if there is no such board, the selectmen, shall annually prepare and have published a town report. Such report shall be available for distribution and shall contain, in addition to reports of town officers or boards required by law to be included, a statement of the amount received by such town under the provisions of part IIa of chapter 240 together with an itemized account of the disposition of such amount, and such other matter as the board of finance or other corresponding board deems advisable. Towns with a population of five thousand or less, as computed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, shall publish their receipts and expenditures and the names of all persons, firms or corporations, other than recipients of support under sections 17b-122, 17b-124 to 17b-132, inclusive, 17b-136 to 17b-138, inclusive, 17b-194 to 17b-197, inclusive, 17b-222 to 17b-250, inclusive, 17b-263, 17b-340 to 17b-350, inclusive, 17b-689b and 17b-743 to 17b-747, inclusive, receiving money from such towns, together with the total amount of payments in excess of fifty dollars to each, unless such town has a bookkeeping system approved by the secretary setting forth all the receipts and expenditures in detail, in which case it shall not be necessary for the town to publish in its report the names of all persons, firms or corporations receiving money from such towns, together with the total amount of payments in excess of fifty dollars to each.
(1949 Rev., S. 835; 1955, S. 371d; February, 1965, P.A. 574, S. 8; 1967, P.A. 452; 1969, P.A. 495, S. 1; P.A. 77-614, S. 19, 610; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-3, S. 97; P.A. 04-76, S. 42; P.A. 19-118, S. 27.)
History: 1965 act changed reference to chapter 233 to Secs. 13a-168 to 13a-175, inclusive; 1967 act required publication of persons, firms, corporations etc. receiving money from towns and amount of payments over $50, excluding recipients of support under chapter 308; 1969 act substituted “part IIa of chapter 240” for “sections 13a-168 to 13a-175, inclusive” and exempted towns from report requirement of publishing recipients of funds and amounts paid over $50 if town has bookkeeping system approved by tax commissioner; P.A. 77-614 substituted secretary of the office of policy and management for tax commissioner; (Revisor's note: In 1999 references to “17b-115 to 17b-138, inclusive,” and “17b-689 to 17b-693, inclusive,” were changed editorially by the Revisors to “17b-116 to 17b-138, inclusive,” and “17b-689, 17b-689b”, respectively, to reflect the repeal of the relevant sections by June 18 Sp. Sess. P.A. 97-2); June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-3, in repealing Secs. 17b-19, 17b-62 to 17b-65, inclusive, 17b-116, 17b-116a, 17b-116b, 17b-117, 17b-120, 17b-121, 17b-123, 17b-134, 17b-135, 17b-220, 17b-259 and 17b-287, authorized deletion of internal references to said sections in this section, effective March 1, 2004; P.A. 04-76 deleted references to Secs. 17b-118b and 17b-221 that were repealed by the same act; P.A. 19-118 deleted reference to Sec. 17b-256, effective July 1, 2019.
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