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Senate Bill No. 239



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

Section 1. Section 12-120 of the general statutes, as amended by section 57 of public act 95-283, is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

The [town clerk] ASSESSOR OR BOARD OF ASSESSORS of each town, after the assessment lists have been examined and corrected by the board of assessment appeals, shall, on or before the first day of May, annually, transmit to the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management an abstract of such lists, including the twenty-five per cent added by the assessor [or] board of assessors OR BOARD OF ASSESSMENT APPEALS, made in accordance with forms which shall be furnished by the secretary, at least thirty days before the date on which they are to be filed [annually, to the several town clerks.] Prior to such transmittal and the making of such abstract [by the town clerk,] the assessor or board of assessors shall correct any clerical error which appears upon any such corrected assessment list. Any [town clerk] ASSESSOR who OR BOARD OF ASSESSORS WHICH neglects to transmit to the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management an abstract of assessment lists as required by this section shall forfeit one hundred dollars to the state, provided the secretary may waive such forfeiture in accordance with procedures and standards adopted by regulation in accordance with chapter 54.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved May 2, 1996. Effective May 2, 1996.