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House Bill No. 5194

Public Act No. 06-56

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY BOARD.

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

Section 1. Section 46a-11 of the 2006 supplement to the general statutes is amended by adding subdivision (14) as follows (Effective October 1, 2006):

(NEW) (14) Establish an Accessibility Advisory Board with membership comprised of design professionals, persons with disabilities, persons who have family members with disabilities and any other person that the director believes would provide valuable insight and input on matters relating to accessibility. The Accessibility Advisory Board shall meet periodically at such times and places as the director designates, to advise the director on accessibility matters relating to housing, transportation, government programs and services, and any other matters deemed advisable by the director or the board.

Approved May 8, 2006