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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 5189

February Session, 2018


LCO No. 206



Referred to Committee on COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN


Introduced by:





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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2018) The Commissioner of Children and Families shall conduct a study to determine whether policy and procedural changes within the Department of Children and Families may increase the safety of children. The commissioner shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the findings of such study to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to children on or before February 1, 2019.

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

Section 1

July 1, 2018

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To direct the Commissioner of Children and Families to study policy and procedural issues within the department in order to increase the safety of children.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]