Public Health Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

HB-5537

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING WHEELCHAIR TRANSFER SAFETY.

Vote Date:

3/26/2007

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/16/2007

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Transportation Committee

Rep. Tom Reynolds, Sen. Edith G. Prague, Rep. Peter J. Panaroni

REASONS FOR BILL:

To ensure the safe transport of individuals in wheelchairs by requiring the use of devices designed to secure such individuals while being transferred to and from the vehicle.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

See Transportation JF Report

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

See Transportation JF Report

Reported by: Lori Littmann

Date: 4/2/07