2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 46a-11g. (Formerly Sec. 19a-458f). Referral of information to state\'s attorney.
Sec. 46a-11g. (Formerly Sec. 19a-458f). Referral of information to state's attorney. If, as a result of any investigation initiated under the provisions of sections 46a-11a to 46a-11f, inclusive, a determination is made that a caretaker or other person has
abused a person with mental retardation, the director shall refer such information in
writing to the appropriate office of the state's attorney, which shall conduct such further
investigation as may be deemed necessary and shall determine whether criminal proceedings should be initiated against such caretaker or other person, in accordance with
applicable state law. If any initial investigation by the director discloses evidence of an
immediate and serious threat to the health or life of a person with mental retardation,
said office shall immediately refer the matter to state or local police, as appropriate,
who shall immediately investigate the matter.
History: P.A. 84-514 effective February 1, 1985; Sec. 19a-458f transferred to Sec. 46a-11g in 1991; P.A. 95-63 substituted "person with mental retardation" for "mentally retarded person".
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