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Amendment

 

February Session, 2010

LCO No. 5327

   
 

*HB0503005327SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. STILLMAN, 20th Dist.

SEN. PRAGUE, 19th Dist.

REP. RYAN, 139th Dist.

REP. REYNOLDS, 42nd Dist.

REP. RITTER, 38th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 5030

File No. 554

Cal. No. 513

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) Whenever the Department of Correction or the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Department issue a request for proposals for a residential sexual offender treatment facility pursuant to section 19 or 20 of public act 08-1 of the January special session, the department and division, prior to consideration of a proposed site for such a facility, shall:

(1) Require any person, firm or corporation submitting a proposal in response to the request for proposals to identify at least five proposed sites in various geographical locations around the state for consideration; and

(2) Establish criteria by which such proposed sites are evaluated, including, but not limited to, the proximity of a proposed site to: (A) Municipal parks, recreational facilities, youth services facilities and senior centers, (B) public or private elementary or secondary schools, (C) commercial, industrial or residential property, (D) establishments holding a permit to sell alcoholic liquor, (E) property being used for religious purposes, (F) facilities offering child day care services, as defined in section 19a-77 of the general statutes, (G) casinos, and (H) local and state roads.

(b) Each person, firm or corporation submitting a proposal in response to the request for proposals shall provide, prior to consideration of a proposed site by the Department of Correction or the Court Support Services Division, a description of the physical location of the proposed site and the surrounding area. The description of the surrounding area shall include local and state roads and the nature, function and number of properties within one mile of the proposed site including the number of properties serving commercial, industrial, agricultural, recreational, religious or residential uses and the number of schools, properties offering child day care services, properties holding a permit to sell alcoholic liquor, senior centers and casinos. Such description shall also include the proximity of such proposed site to transportation facilities and employment, educational, housing and counseling opportunities. "