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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 7900

   
 

*SB0089507900SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. SUZIO, 13th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 895

File No. 162

Cal. No. 109

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES' STANDARDS AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS. "

In line 38, after the first "of" insert "and response to"

In line 40, strike "heightened" and insert "appropriate" in lieu thereof

In line 41, strike "during the investigatory period" and strike "frequent" and insert "appropriate" in lieu thereof

In line 42, strike "during the investigatory"

In line 43, strike "period"

Strike section 3 in its entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 3. Section 46b-129 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (t) as follows (Effective July 1, 2017):

(NEW) (t) If a child or youth is placed into out-of-home care by the Commissioner of Children and Families pursuant to this section, the commissioner shall include in any report the commissioner submits to the court information regarding (1) the safety and suitability of such child or youth's placement, taking into account the requirements set forth in section 17a-114; (2) such child or youth's medical, dental, developmental, educational and treatment needs; and (3) a timeline for ensuring that such needs are met. Such information shall also be submitted to the court (A) not later than ninety days after such child or youth is placed into out-of-home care; (B) if such child or youth's out-of-home placement changes; and (C) if the commissioner files a permanency plan on behalf of such child or youth. The court shall consider such information in making decisions regarding such child or youth's well-being. "