PA 15-58—SB 863

Committee on Children

AN ACT CONCERNING JUVENILE JUSTICE RISK AND NEEDS ASSESSMENTS

SUMMARY: This act requires the Department of Children and Families (DCF) commissioner to use a risk and needs assessment to ensure that delinquent children in the highest risk level are placed in appropriate secure treatment settings. Prior law required the commissioner to use the assessments to ensure that delinquent boys in the highest risk level were placed in the Connecticut Juvenile Training School, which is a male-only facility.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2015

OLR Tracking: PF; ND; VR; BS