Workers' Compensation Act as amended to January 1, 2021
Sec. 31-349a. Powers of investigators in the office of the State Treasurer. Any investigator in the investigations unit of the office of the State Treasurer, when investigating Second Injury Fund claims which may violate the requirements of this chapter and when investigating compliance by employers with the provisions of section 31-284, shall have the powers, as described in section 54-1f, of a peace officer as defined in subdivision (9) of section 53a-3.
(P.A. 85-602, S. 2, 4; P.A. 91-207, S. 6, 9; 91-339, S. 37, 55; P.A. 93-228, S. 25, 35; P.A. 95-277, S. 12, 19; P.A. 96-216, S. 3, 5.)
History: P.A. 91-207 made a technical change in fundâ€™s name; P.A. 91-339 added provisions re investigation of compliance with Sec. 31-284; P.A. 93-228 transferred jurisdiction over second injury fund investigators from the state treasurerâ€™s office to the workersâ€™ compensation commission and expanded the powers and duties of the investigators to include investigation of all claims, not just second injury fund claims, which violate the provisions of this chapter, effective July 1, 1993; P.A. 95-277 transferred jurisdiction over Second Injury Fund investigations from the Workersâ€™ Compensation Commission to the office of the State Treasurer, effective June 29, 1995; P.A. 96-216 deleted â€śat the direction of the commissionerâ€ť when referring to the powers of peace officers, effective June 4, 1996.