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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 312

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 1190

 

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Referred to Committee on COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

 

Introduced by:

 

(KID)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2018) (a) The Commissioner of Children and Families, in collaboration with the Commissioners of Early Childhood, Developmental Services and Social Services, shall develop investigation, assessment and case-planning procedures that are responsive to the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

(b) Not later than February 1, 2019, the Commissioner of Children and Families shall submit a report describing the procedures developed and any legislative recommendations arising from said collaboration, to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to children, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes.

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

Section 1

July 1, 2018

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require the Commissioner of Children and Families to develop investigation, assessment and case-planning procedures that are responsive to the needs of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

[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.]