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House Bill No. 6649

Public Act No. 05-171

AN ACT CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE COMMISSIONER OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION SERVICES.

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

Section 1. Section 17a-451 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (v) as follows (Effective October 1, 2005):

(NEW) (v) The commissioner may designate a deputy commissioner to sign any contract, agreement or settlement on behalf of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

Approved July 1, 2005