Legislative History of Voluntary Services
Solving the Problem of Parental Guardianship of the former DCF Non-committed treatment program
Preserving family integrity from unwarranted state intrusion under the Connecticut and United States Constitutions.
“I think the issue is that children, regardless of the timeframes, and parents should not have to give up their rights simply because the child needs out of home care and has a mental health problem. So I think that’s the issue.”
Linda Rossi, Commissioner, Department of Children and Families.
An Act Concerning the Mental Health of Children: Hearing on HB 6006 Before the Select Comm. on Children, 1997 (Conn. 1997).
Public Act 97-242.