CTCDD: Policy Meeting 6-9-15

Policy Meeting 6-9-15

DRAFT Minutes

CT Council on Developmental Disabilities

Legislative Program and Policy Committee

June 9, 2015

Present: Meg McDermott, Chris Blake, Joyce Lewis

This Committee has eight members. No quorum was present for any formal action by this committee. Discussion included the following: 

Legislative Session:

  • Able Act is on the Governorís desk awaiting signature
  • Bill 1088 Ė was changed in the Senate but passed and did not pass the House-  Plan: readdress in the next session with compelling education
  • Assisted Suicide- didnít come out of committee this year
  • Sexual assault issue- an addendum was placed in the law due to the case of the woman in the wheelchair who was assaulted but the specifics of the law allowed the perpetrator to get away with it.
  • Group home zoning issue- What happened to this bill? It may have resulted in a recommendation for a study?

Budget activities:

  • A combined budget was presented. Now addressing details in special session- implementer- needs to be done by the 27th

Next steps:   For the September meeting- The Committee will need a legislative summary of upcoming bills and activities for the fall session.

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