PA 17-9—sSB 839

Public Health Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING REVISIONS TO ITS STATUTES AND REFERENCES TO INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

SUMMARY: This act makes minor and technical changes to Department of Developmental Services-related statutes, including:

1. replacing the Council on Developmental Services member who has autism spectrum disorder with a relative or guardian of a person with an intellectual disability and

2. repealing an obsolete misdemeanor penalty for helping a person to escape from the Southbury Training School or the Connecticut Juvenile Training School.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2017, except upon passage for the repeal of the obsolete provision.