Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5293
Session Year 2024


AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES' RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING VARIOUS REVISIONS TO DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES STATUTES.

To (1) establish an Oral Health and Dental Services Unit within the Department of Developmental Services and permit provisionally licensed dentists to provide services with such unit, (2) require the Commissioner of Housing to administer the existing program that provides grants-in-aid for supportive housing for persons with an intellectual disability or other developmental disability and allow said commissioner to provide deferred loans under such program, (3) allow the department to hire more general workers employed by the department as self-advocates, (4) make revisions regarding transfers of individuals within residential facilities, (5) establish human rights and program review committees in each of the department's service regions and the Southbury Training School, (6) allow the Office of Labor Relations to access the department's abuse and neglect registry, and (7) establish an Office of the Developmental Services Ombudsperson and make various revisions to notification requirements of intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disability.


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