Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 1199
Session Year 2011


AN ACT CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES' DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSE AND POVERTY EXEMPTION AND A REPORT ON EPISODES OF UNAUTHORIZED ABSENCES OF CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN THE DEPARTMENT'S CARE.

To change the Department of Children and Families' structure from an area structure to a regional structure, to provide for a differential response by the department and to provide for a poverty exception to the definition of "neglected".