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Substitute House Bill No. 7350

Public Act No. 07-66


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 10-233a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2008):

(c) "In-school suspension" means an exclusion from regular classroom activity for no more than [five] ten consecutive school days, but not exclusion from school, provided such exclusion shall not extend beyond the end of the school year in which such in-school suspension was imposed.

Sec. 2. Section 10-233c of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (f) as follows (Effective July 1, 2008):

(NEW) (f) Suspensions pursuant to this section shall be in-school suspensions, unless during the hearing held pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the administration determines that the pupil being suspended poses such a danger to persons or property or such a disruption of the educational process that the pupil shall be excluded from school during the period of suspension.

Approved May 30, 2007