Senate Bill No. 502 May Special Session, Public Act No. 16-3AN ACT CONCERNING REVENUE AND OTHER ITEMS TO IMPLEMENT THE BUDGET FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2017.

Connecticut

“Sec. 60. Subsection (a) of section 17b-666 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2016): (a) The Department of Rehabilitation Services may receive state and federal funds to administer, within available appropriations, an employment opportunities program to serve individuals with the most significant disabilities who do not meet the eligibility requirements of supported employment programs administered by the Departments of Developmental Services, Social Services and Mental Health and Addiction Services. For the purposes of this section, "individuals with the most significant disabilities" means those individuals who (1) have serious employment limitations in a total of three or more functional areas including, but not limited to, mobility, communication, self-care, interpersonal skills, work tolerance or work skills, or (2) will require significant ongoing disability-related services on the job in order to maintain employment.”

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Legislation
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Topics: 
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: 
07/01/2016
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