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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6219

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1997

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MCGEE, 5th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY REENTRY BY PERSONS WHO WERE INCARCERATED.

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

That the general statutes be amended to provide (1) persons recently released from correctional facilities with enhanced employment opportunities, and (2) tax incentives to employers who provide employment opportunities to persons recently released from correctional facilities.

Statement of Purpose:

To improve the rate of successful community reentry for persons released from correctional facilities though the provision of enhanced employment opportunities.