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House Bill No. 7048

Public Act No. 15-218

AN ACT CONCERNING PREVENTION, DETECTION AND MONITORING OF PRISON RAPE IN JUVENILE FACILITIES.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 18-81cc of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015):

(a) Any agency of the state or any political subdivision of the state that incarcerates or detains adult or juvenile offenders, including persons detained for immigration violations, shall, within available appropriations, adopt and comply with the applicable standards recommended by the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission for the prevention, detection and monitoring of, and response to, sexual abuse in adult prisons and jails, community correction facilities, juvenile facilities and lockups.

Approved July 7, 2015