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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5197

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 654

   

Referred to Committee on Education

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. PERILLO, 113th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN SPECIAL EDUCATION HEARINGS.

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

That subdivision (1) of subsection (d) of section 10-76h of the general statutes be amended to shift the burden of proof to the party requesting the hearing in special education hearings to determine educational placement.

Statement of Purpose:

To shift the burden of proof to parents in special education hearings.