OLR Bill Analysis
HB 6587 (as amended by House “A”)*
AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND ANY MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS LOCATED.
This bill specifically allows a municipal legislative body to seek an amendment to a contract that (1) is currently in effect between the municipality and a state agency and (2) relates to a correctional facility within the municipality owned or leased by the state and supervised by the Department of Correction (DOC) commissioner.
*House Amendment “A” eliminates a requirement that the municipality be able to obtain an amendment to a contract with DOC, if it seeks one.
EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage
Agreements with Municipalities
Municipalities hosting prisons often have contracts with DOC on a number of issues, such as using the town sewer system, noise control, and fencing.