OLR Bill Analysis

SB 132

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATION ON INVOLUNTARY FACILITY ADMISSIONS.

SUMMARY:

This bill makes a technical change by updating terminology in a statute on placement in a facility for persons with intellectual disability. It replaces the outdated term “adult incompetent” with “an adult for whom a guardian or involuntary conservator has been appointed.”

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2016

COMMITTEE ACTION

Public Health Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

26

Nay

0

(03/07/2016)