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General Assembly


Proposed Bill No. 5741


January Session, 2017


LCO No. 1558



Referred to Committee on HUMAN SERVICES


Introduced by:


REP. COOK, 65th Dist.



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

That the general statutes be amended to require persons or entities renting property promoted as a sober living home to (1) register as a business with the municipality in which such property is located, (2) register with the state Department of Public Health, (3) have naloxone available on the premises if any person renting such property has a history of opioid addiction, and (4) provide training in the administration of naloxone to all tenants of each home if any tenant living there has a history of opioid addiction.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide safeguards for the health and well-being of residents of sober living homes and notice to municipalities and the state of the existence of such properties to ensure proper oversight.