Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
Section 4-142 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:
There shall be a Claims Commissioner who shall hear and determine all claims against the state except: (1) Claims for the periodic payment of disability, pension, retirement or other employment benefits; (2) claims upon which suit otherwise is authorized by law INCLUDING SUITS TO RECOVER SIMILAR RELIEF ARISING FROM THE SAME SET OF FACTS; (3) claims for which an administrative hearing procedure otherwise is established by law; (4) requests by political subdivisions of the state for the payment of grants in lieu of taxes, and (5) claims for the refund of taxes.
Approved May 8, 1996. Effective October 1, 1996.[footer.htm]