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General Assembly


Proposed Bill No. 5537


January Session, 2007


LCO No. 1003


Referred to Committee on Transportation


Introduced by:


REP. REYNOLDS, 42nd Dist.

SEN. PRAGUE, 19th Dist.



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

That the general statutes be amended to require any invalid coach, except vehicles used solely for personal use, that transports wheelchair bound individuals to have devices designed to secure individuals in wheelchairs while transferring such individuals from the ground to the vehicle and from the vehicle to the ground. Anyone who fails to comply with this provision shall be penalized.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure the safety of wheelchair bound individuals who ride in invalid coaches.