Committee on Children

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-73

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

Vote Date:

3/8/2016

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable

PH Date:

2/16/2016

File No.:

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Committee on Children

REASONS FOR BILL:

To examine the safety and wellbeing of children in the State of Connecticut.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

“None Expressed”

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

“None Expressed”

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

Sen. Leonard A. Fasano, North Haven: submitted testimony stating that the Department of Children and Families must be held accountable for a decrease in institutional performance. He stated that the agency needed to better follow up on cases and better prioritize potential risks to children.

Reported by: Justin Olson, Assistant Clerk

Alessandra Burgett, Clerk

Date: 3/8/2016