PA 13-152—HB 6587

Judiciary Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING AMENDMENTS TO CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND ANY MUNICIPALITY IN WHICH A CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IS LOCATED

SUMMARY: This act allows a municipal legislative body to seek an amendment to a contract that (1) is currently in effect between the municipality and a state agency and (2) relates to a correctional facility within the municipality that the state owns or leases and the Department of Correction (DOC) commissioner supervises.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Upon passage

BACKGROUND

Agreements with Municipalities

Municipalities hosting prisons often have contracts with DOC on a number of issues, such as using the town sewer system, noise control, and fencing.

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