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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7660

   
 

*SB0024607660SDO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

SEN. SOMERS, 18th Dist.

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 246

File No. 774

Cal. No. 325

"AN ACT CONCERNING A STATE-WIDE WAITING LIST FOR RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT FOR PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. "

In line 80, strike "regional advisory councils, established pursuant"

In line 81, strike "to section 17a-30," and insert the following in lieu thereof: "advisory and planning councils, appointed pursuant to section 17a-273,"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) The Commissioner of Developmental Services may, in collaboration with the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management and the Commissioner of Social Services, organize and participate in an Intellectual Disability Partnership. The partnership shall include broad and diverse representation from families, providers and advocates for persons with intellectual disability. Family representatives shall include family members of individuals with a broad range of intellectual disability and needs, including individuals with high-level needs. Notice of the partnership's meetings, agendas and minutes shall be posted on the Department of Developmental Services' Internet web site. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section