Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A3 - Commission on special revenue

(a) Composition. The act established a commission on special revenue which appoints an executive secretary and an executive director for each of three separate divisions. The commission consists of nine members, five of whom are appointed by the governor and two by the opposite party leader in the house of representatives, speaker or minority leader, and two by the opposite party leader in the senate, president pro tempore or minority leader. No more than five may be of the same political party. The chairman is selected by the governor, initially, thereafter to be elected annually by the commission members. The commissioners shall be electors of the state, shall have resided in this state for at least seven years next preceding his appointment and qualification and shall be at least thirty years of age.
(b) Powers. The powers of the commission are vested in the commissioners thereof. The commission shall have the power and it shall be its duty to:
(1) Promulgate rules and regulations governing the establishment and operation of pari-mutuel wagering and thoroughbred horse racing in the state of Connecticut.
(2) Amend, repeal, or supplement any such rules and regulations from time to time as it deems necessary or desirable.
(3) Appoint an executive secretary to whom it may delegate such authority as it deems proper and appropriate for the efficient administration of the provisions of the act.
(4) Appoint an executive director of the racing division to administer and coordinate the racing division which includes thoroughbred racing.
(5) Hire such employees as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of the act.
(6) Do whatever is necessary to carry out the provisions of the act.
(7) Call upon other administrative departments of the state government and of municipal governments, state and municipal police departments and prosecuting officers and state's attorneys for such information and assistance as it deems necessary to the performance of its duties.
(8) Report to the governor in writing on or before September first, annually, on the activities of the commission during the fiscal year ended the preceding June thirtieth including a statement of receipts and disbursements of the commission, a summary of its activities, and any additional information and recommendations which the commission may deem of value or which the governor may request.
(9) Provide books in which shall be kept a true, faithful and correct record of all its proceedings.
(10) At least annually, on or before December thirty-first of each calendar year, publish in convenient pamphlet form all regulations then in force and furnish copies of such pamphlets to such persons as desire them.
(11) Require, if it determines that it is necessary, that any of its employees give bond in such amount as said commission may determine pursuant to the act.
(c) Qualification of powers. The powers herein described shall only relate to the operation of the thoroughbred racing section of the racing division. They shall in no way infringe upon or limit the powers of the commission relative to other aspects of the act. The powers of the commission relative to these other endeavors will be covered by other rules and regulations.
(d) Powers reserved. All powers of the commission not specifically defined in these regulations are reserved to the commission under the act creating the commission, and the amendments thereto, and specifying its powers and duties.
(e) General policy - declaration and administration. General policies on racing matters are to be decided upon by the commission at their meetings. The administration thereof shall be in the hands of the executive secretary.
(f) Names on daily racing program. The commission may require that the names of the commissioners and of its specified employees with their titles, if any, and the address of the commission's offices appear in the daily racing programs.
(g) Orders-form and execution. Whenever the commission has adopted a rule or regulation or has rendered a decision, whether on appeal or otherwise, the signature of the individual commissioners shall not be required on any written order or other form of determination, but the chairman or the vice-chairman of the commission shall certify to and promulgate the same, and his signature on such written order or other form of determination or on any promulgation thereof shall be valid and effective as evidencing the official action thus taken by the commission.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A3

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