Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 12-130a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:
(a) There shall be established within the Office of Policy and Management a committee for the purpose of developing and maintaining a program and procedures for the training, examination and certification of tax collection personnel, appointed by the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and consisting of [six] SEVEN members SIX OF WHOM SHALL BE VOTING MEMBERS who shall serve without pay [,] AND SHALL BE appointed initially as follows: Two members for two-year terms; two members for four-year terms; and two members for six-year terms. At least one member shall be from a municipality with a population of more than fifty thousand, and at least one member shall be from a municipality with a population under ten thousand. The Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management shall thereafter appoint two members every two years for six-year terms. [All] THE SEVENTH MEMBER SHALL BE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE OFFICE OF POLICY AND MANAGEMENT, WHO SHALL BE KNOWLEDGEABLE REGARDING CONNECTICUT PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION PRACTICES AND WHO SHALL SERVE AS A NONVOTING MEMBER OF THE COMMITTEE. THE SIX VOTING members of the committee shall have demonstrated competence in tax collection practices in Connecticut. Said committee shall elect its own chairman and adopt rules and regulations for the training and regulations for the training and examination of tax collection personnel.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.
Approved May 2, 1996. Effective May 2, 1996.[footer.htm]