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File No. 119

    February Session, 2016

Senate Bill No. 73

Senate, March 22, 2016

The Committee on Children reported through SEN. BARTOLOMEO of the 13th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the bill ought to pass.

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2016) The Department of Children and Families shall initiate a study to determine whether policy and procedural changes within the department may increase the safety of children within the state. The department shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the findings of such study to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to children on or before February 1, 2017.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2016

New section

KID

Joint Favorable

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill, which requires the Department of Children and Families to study whether policy and procedural changes within the department may increase the effectiveness of services provided to children within the state, is not anticipated to result in fiscal impact to the state, or municipalites.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

SB 73

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

SUMMARY:

The Office of Legislative Research does not analyze Special Acts.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Committee on Children

Joint Favorable

Yea

13

Nay

0

(03/08/2016)

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