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Substitute House Bill No. 6910

Public Act No. 15-161

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO DAY CARE CENTERS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2015) (a) For purposes of this section, "licensee" means any person licensed pursuant to section 19a-80 or 19a-87b of the general statutes, and "day care center" means a child day care center, a group day care home or a family day care home, as those terms are defined in section 19a-77 of the general statutes.

(b) Each licensee shall provide written contact information for the licensee's day care center, including the name, address and telephone number of the day care center, to the local police department and state police troop having jurisdiction where such day care center is located. Each licensee shall verify and update, as appropriate, such contact information.

(c) Such local police department or state police troop shall notify a licensee that submitted written contact information pursuant to subsection (b) of this section of any conditions caused by fire, a criminal act, emergency or act of nature such as an earthquake, tornado, hurricane or storm, in the vicinity of such day care center that may endanger the safety or welfare of the children at such day care center.

Approved July 2, 2015