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Amendment

 

January Session, 2007

LCO No. 7427

   
 

*HB0727007427HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. KALINOWSKI, 100th Dist.

REP. GIULIANO, 23rd Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 7270

File No. 539

Cal. No. 158

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 28-1b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(b) The council shall consist of: (1) The Commissioner of Emergency Management and Homeland Security; the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management; the Commissioner of Public Safety; the Commissioner of Public Health; the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services; the Commissioner of Environmental Protection; the Commissioner of Public Works; the Commissioner of Transportation; the Adjutant General of the Military Department; the chairperson of the Department of Public Utility Control; the Chief Information Officer, as defined in section 4d-1; the State Fire Administrator; or their designees; and (2) the following members appointed as follows: [not later than July 1, 2004: ] Two municipal police chiefs, one appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives and one appointed by the Governor; two municipal fire chiefs, one appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate and one appointed by the Governor; one volunteer fire chief appointed by the minority leader of the Senate; one representative of the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities appointed by the majority leader of the Senate; one representative of the Council of Small Towns appointed by the minority leader of the House of Representatives; [one] two local or regional [civil preparedness director] emergency management directors, one appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives and one designated, not later than July 1, 2007, by the president of the Connecticut Emergency Management Association; one local or regional health director appointed by the president pro tempore of the Senate; one emergency medical services professional appointed by the Governor; one nonprofit hospital administrator appointed by the majority leader of the House of Representatives; and one manager or coordinator of 9-1-1 public safety answering points appointed by the Governor. Each member appointed under this subdivision shall serve for a term of three years [from July 1, 2004] commencing on July 1 in the year of their appointment, or until a qualified successor has been appointed to replace such member. No member appointed under this subdivision shall receive any compensation for such member's service on the council. "