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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5334

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 1871

 

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Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

 

Introduced by:

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION BY CONTRACTORS TO BOARDS OF EDUCATION REGARDING INCIDENTS OF ARREST OF EMPLOYEES.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2018) Any contractor who (1) contracts with a local or regional board of education, and (2) receives information that an employee of such contractor, who is in a position involving direct contact with a student in a school under such board's jurisdiction, has been arrested, such contractor shall, not later than twenty-four hours after receipt of such information, notify the board of such employee's arrest. Such notification shall be in writing and include the identity of such employee, and, if known by the contractor, the offense or offenses for which such employee was arrested and a brief description of the incident or incidents leading to the arrest.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require contractors to notify boards of education when certain employees have been arrested.

[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.]