2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-202a. Payments to municipalities with part-time health departments. Requirements for part-time status. Regulations.

      Sec. 19a-202a. Payments to municipalities with part-time health departments. Requirements for part-time status. Regulations. (a) Upon application to the Department of Public Health, each part-time health department shall annually receive from the state an amount equal to forty-nine cents per capita.

      (b) Any municipality may designate itself as having a part-time health department if: (1) The municipality has not had a full-time health department or been in a full-time health district prior to January 1, 1998; (2) the municipality has the equivalent of at least one full-time employee, as determined by the Commissioner of Public Health; (3) the municipality annually submits a public health program plan and budget to the commissioner; and (4) the commissioner approves the program plan and budget.

      (c) The Commissioner of Public Health shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, for the development and approval of the program plan and budget required by subdivision (3) of subsection (b) of this section.

      (P.A. 98-250, S. 18, 39; P.A. 99-125, S. 3; P.A. 00-216, S. 2, 28; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-3, S. 2.)

      History: P.A. 98-250 effective July 1, 1998; P.A. 99-125 amended Subdiv. (3) of Subsec. (b) to require that the municipality "annually submits a public health program plan and budget to the commissioner" rather than "develops a plan and timetable for the provision of health services", amended Subsec. (c) to change "plan and timetable" to "program plan and budget" and made technical changes; P.A. 00-216 amended Subsec. (a) to increase annual per capita payment from fifty-three cents to fifty-nine cents, effective July 1, 2000; June 30 Sp. Sess. P.A. 03-3 amended Subsec. (a) to decrease annual per capita payment from fifty-nine cents to forty-nine cents, effective August 20, 2003.

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