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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 6219

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 4905

 

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Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

(LAB)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING COMMUNITY REENTRY BY PERSONS WHO WERE INCARCERATED.

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

Section 1. (Effective October 1, 2017) The Commission on Equity and Opportunity shall study and recommend ways 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. Not later than January 1, 2018, the commission shall report on such study, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to labor and public employees.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2017

New section

LAB

Joint Favorable