Senate Bill No. 1028

Public Act No. 01-64

AN ACT CONCERNING THE PROVISION OF HOUSING AND SUPPORT SERVICES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

(NEW) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services may, within available appropriations, enter into a lease or other rental agreement for an apartment, home or similar private residence on behalf of and for occupancy by a person receiving services from the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services if the commissioner determines that such person is unable to lease or rent such apartment, home or similar private residence on such person's own behalf. Any such lease or rental agreement shall not exceed the fair market price for the area in which such apartment, home or similar private residence is located.

Approved May 31, 2001