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Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies TITLE 10. Education and Culture

Agency Commission on the Arts

Subject Agency Description and Functions

Inclusive Sections §§ 10-369-1—10-369-10

CONTENTS

Sec. 10-369-1. Description of organization Sec. 10-369-2. Executive director Sec. 10-369-3. Official address Sec. 10-369-4. Maintenance of records, public inspection Sec. 10-369-5. Petition for requesting the promulgation, amendment or repeal of

regulations Sec. 10-369-6. Petitions relating to other matters Sec. 10-369-7. Hearing procedure Sec. 10-369-8. Granting procedure Sec. 10-369-9. Standard form of award Sec. 10-369-10. Repealed

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Agency Description and Functions

Sec. 10-369-1. Description of organization The Connecticut Commission on the Arts is created by Sec. 10-369, General Statutes and

conducts its work through a public agency which is organized in this way: a board consisting of twenty-five members of the Commission, a division of funding support and technical support, and administrative services. It is the duty of the Commission board to conduct the state’s business in the overall management and operation of the agency, to exercise general control and supervision of the agency’s programs and services, to administer investments, to authorize distribution of state, federal and any other funds given it in accordance with established guidelines, and to encourage within the state or in association with other states, or both, participation in, promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of artistic and cultural activities.

Funding support is responsible for research, field work, casework and technical assistance related to all arts programming, and for preparation of applications for funding and grants statewide, for presentation to management and approval by the members of the Commission.

Technical support is responsible for collecting, organizing and disseminating information on the arts; it supervises preparation and processes publications, serves as a public center for information exchange, and performs information services related to the internal functioning of the agency.

Administrative services is responsible for internal systems and procedures, personnel and payroll, fiscal and budget, accounting and purchasing, supervision of clerical, support and other staff, and management of the agency generally. (Effective July 29, 1983)

Sec. 10-369-2. Executive director The Executive Director, appointed by the governor, has the general responsibility as

administrative agent of that board, for the operations of the agency. The Executive Director appoints assistants to perform assigned duties in his/her absence, and otherwise delegates agency functions to staff, consultants, field offices and all personnel. (Effective July 29, 1983)

Sec. 10-369-3. Official address All communications should be addressed to the Executive Director, Connecticut

Commission on the Arts, 340 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut 06106. (Effective November 21, 1978)

Sec. 10-369-4. Maintenance of records, public inspection The records of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts are maintained in its Hartford

office at 340 Capitol Avenue, and are available for inspection during business hours upon

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written request. Published regulations, policy statements, administrative rulings, decisions, orders, interpretations, findings, and guidelines are available at the office of the Executive Director. (Effective November 21, 1978)

Sec. 10-369-5. Petition for requesting the promulgation, amendment or repeal of regulations

All petitions relating to regulations must be addressed to the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and transmitted through the office of the Executive Director. Petitions shall be in writing, signed by the petitioner, specify the desired text of the regulation or amendment or repeal, and state the reasons for urging the action. The Commission will notify the petitioner and interested persons affected by the proposal of the times for consideration, hearings, referral to other agencies where required and give notice of its resolution. (Effective November 21, 1978)

Sec. 10-369-6. Petitions relating to other matters Petitions relating to the arts and requests for appearance before the Commission on the

Arts, succinctly stated in writing and signed, must be presented to the Executive Director not less than 10 business days prior to the Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting for inclusion in the agenda for a special, or next regular, board meeting. Board action will be taken at the appropriate time, and petitioners so notified, except where the General Statutes specify other procedures to be followed. (Effective November 21, 1978)

Sec. 10-369-7. Hearing procedure Hearings will be conducted in accordance with the requirements of Secs. 4-177 through

4-183, as amended. Conferences, interviews, formal hearings prescribed by statutes, or held as part of the administrative processes of the Connecticut Commission on the Arts will be conducted on an informal basis, using rules and standards reasonably adapted to the purposes for which such meetings are held. (Effective November 21, 1978)

Sec. 10-369-8. Granting procedure Applications for financial assistance from artists, arts organizations, and other groups

and agencies within or without the state providing arts services for the benefit of Connecticut residents, are reviewed by staff and/or peer panels and referred to the Commission for action. The Commission, with reference to established criteria, makes determination that certain grants be awarded on behalf of the agency. All criteria for funding is published annually, widely disseminated throughout the state, and incorporated as part of the information packet that is given to all applicants. Specific details concerning applicant eligibility are available

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to the public at all times. (Effective July 29, 1983)

Sec. 10-369-9. Standard form of award Following is the standard form of award for entering into agreements to provide grants,

loans or advances to individuals, organizations, or institutions, public or private, who are engaged in or plan to engage in artistic and cultural programs or activities within the state, or in association with other states; or who are engaged in and plan to engage in the promotion, development or encouragement of artistic and cultural programs or activities within the state, or in association with other states, or both.

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(Effective July 29, 1983)

Sec. 10-369-10. Repealed Repealed July 29, 1983.

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