2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 4 - Management of State Agencies
Chapter 54 - Uniform Administrative Procedure Act
Section 4-173 - Omission of certain regulations from eRegulations System. Link to electronic copy. Maintenance of copy for public inspection.

Universal Citation: CT Gen Stat § 4-173 (2018)

The Secretary of the State may omit from the regulations of Connecticut state agencies posted on the eRegulations System (1) any regulation of a federal agency or a government agency of another state that is incorporated by reference into a Connecticut regulation, (2) any regulation that is incorporated by reference into a Connecticut regulation and to which a third party holds the intellectual property rights, (3) the State Building Code, (4) the State Fire Prevention Code, and (5) the State Fire Safety Code. The Secretary of the State may post a link on the eRegulations System to an electronic copy of the State Building Code, the State Fire Prevention Code, the State Fire Safety Code and any document incorporated by reference, if available and not prohibited by any state or federal law, rule or regulation. Such link shall not be considered to be a part of the official compilation of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies. Each agency that incorporates a document by reference into a regulation shall maintain a copy of such document readily available for public inspection in the principal office of the agency, except for a regulation of a federal agency or a government agency of another state that is published by or otherwise available in printed or electronic form from such federal or government agency. Copies of the State Building Code, the State Fire Prevention Code and the State Fire Safety Code shall be readily available for public inspection in the principal office of the Department of Administrative Services.

(1971, P.A. 854, S. 8; P.A. 76-297, S. 4; P.A. 80-471, S. 6; P.A. 83-277, S. 2, 3; P.A. 88-133; P.A. 05-288, S. 18; P.A. 12-92, S. 7; P.A. 13-247, S. 33; 13-274, S. 8; P.A. 14-187, S. 7; P.A. 16-215, S. 4.)

History: P.A. 76-297 deleted previous Subsec. (a) requiring publication of regulations and index by October 27, 1970, and relettered remaining Subsecs. accordingly, deleting provision for periodic publication of revised index by commission on official legal publications in current Subsec. (a) (formerly Subsec. (b)); P.A. 80-471 deleted reference to regulations adopted pursuant to Sec. 4-168(b) in Subsec. (b); P.A. 83-277 amended Subsec. (b) by allowing the publication of a correlated table of former and new section numbers for those regulations submitted with technical changes; P.A. 88-133 replaced exceptions to publication of regulations in Subsec. (c) with enumerated exceptions in Subsecs. (a) and (b), added a requirement in Subsecs. (a) and (b) for publication of notice of omitted regulations, inserted new Subsec. (c) requiring agencies to make regulations available for inspection and copying, added new Subsec. (e) requiring all regulations to be maintained in law libraries and made technical changes; P.A. 05-288 made technical changes in Subsecs. (a) and (b), effective July 13, 2005; P.A. 12-92 amended Subsec. (a) to delete provisions re Commission on Official Legal Publications publishing a compilation, add provisions re Secretary posting regulations online, delete reference to commercial publishing company in Subdiv. (1), delete former Subdivs. (2) and (3) re regulation too expensive or unduly cumbersome to publish, add new Subdiv. (2) re regulation incorporated by reference until licensing agreement is obtained and require that Secretary post web site links to incorporated or omitted regulations and that information be updated quarterly, deleted former Subsecs. (b) to (e) re publication by the commission in Connecticut Law Journal, public inspection of regulations, availability of published regulations at agencies and maintaining compilation in law libraries, and added new Subsec. (b) re online regulations being the official version and authorizing Secretary to adopt regulations, effective July 1, 2013; P.A. 13-247 replaced provisions re accessible and searchable online compilation of regulations with reference to eRegulations System, required Secretary, on and after October 1, 2014, to post notice of omitted regulation on system, deleted former Subsec. (b) re online compilation being official version and authorizing Secretary to adopt regulations re format of submitted regulations, and deleted Subsec. (a) designator, effective July 1, 2013; P.A. 13-274 made identical changes as P.A. 13-247, effective July 1, 2013; P.A. 14-187 deleted reference to licensing agreement under Sec. 4-67q, deleted provision requiring posting of notice of omitted regulations on system, replaced mandatory provision re link to incorporated by reference regulations and quarterly updates with discretionary provision and specified link not part of official compilation, added requirement for agency to maintain copy of regulations for public inspection at principal office and made technical changes; P.A. 16-215 added Subdivs. (3) to (5) re omission of State Building Code, State Fire Prevention Code and Fire Safety Code from eRegulations System and added provisions re link to such codes and copy of such codes to be available for public inspection, effective May 31, 2016.

Cited. 171 C. 691; 172 C. 263; 173 C. 462; 186 C. 153; 191 C. 173; 239 C. 32.

Cited. 1 CA 1; 25 CA 555.

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