Notice of Intent to Repeal and Adopt Regulations Concerning the Child Abuse and Neglect Registry
In accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of Section 4-168 of the Connecticut General Statutes, notice is herby given that the Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, pursuant to sections 17a-101k of the Connecticut General Statutes, proposes to adopt Sections 17a-101k-1 to 17a-101k-16, inclusive of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies, and to repeal Sections 17a-101-1 to 17a-101-10, inclusive, of the Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.
Statement of Purpose: To establish notice, hearing, and appeals protocols concerning the child abuse and neglect substantiation hearing process and provide guidelines for the child abuse and neglect central registry pursuant to the provisions of Public Act 05-207.
Persons wishing to present their views and arguments regarding these regulations are invited to do so in writing within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice. Comments regarding the proposed regulations may be submitted to Josh Howroyd, Legislative Program Manager, Department of Children and Families,
All interested parties are invited to express their views on the proposed regulations at a public hearing to be held on Friday, May 4, 2007, at 10:00 AM in the 8th Floor Conference Room,
Copies of the proposed regulations may be obtained from the DCF Office of Government Affairs at the above address, telephone number or e-mail address and are also available on the DCF website at http://www.ct.gov/dcf/.