2011 Connecticut Code
Title 29 Public Safety and State Police
Chapter 528 Department of Public Safety
Sec. 29-1f. Clearinghouse to assist in location of missing persons other than children.

      Sec. 29-1f. Clearinghouse to assist in location of missing persons other than children. (a) The clearinghouse established under section 29-1e shall collect, process, maintain and disseminate information to assist in the location of any missing person who (1) is eighteen years of age or older and has a mental impairment, or (2) is sixty-five years of age or older, provided a missing person report prepared by the Department of Public Safety has been filed by such missing person's relative, guardian, conservator, attorney-in-fact appointed by the missing person in accordance with chapter 7, any health care representative appointed by the missing person in accordance with section 19a-576 or a nursing home administrator, as defined in section 19a-511. Such relative, guardian, conservator, attorney-in-fact, health care representative or nursing home administrator shall attest under penalty of perjury that the missing person (A) is eighteen years of age or older and has a mental impairment, or (B) is sixty-five years of age or older. No other proof shall be required in order to verify that the missing person meets the criteria to be eligible for assistance under this subsection. Such relative, guardian, conservator, attorney-in-fact, health care representative or nursing home administrator who files a missing person report shall immediately notify the clearinghouse or law enforcement agency if the missing person's location has been determined.

      (b) Subject to available resources, the clearinghouse established by section 29-1e may collect, process, maintain and disseminate information to assist in the location of missing persons other than children and those persons who are eligible for assistance under subsection (a) of this section.

      (P.A. 85-441, S. 2, 4; P.A. 09-109, S. 2.)

      History: P.A. 09-109 added Subsec. (a) re use of clearinghouse to assist in location of missing persons 65 years of age or older and missing persons 18 years of age or older with mental impairment, designated existing provisions as Subsec. (b) and added provision therein re persons eligible for assistance under Subsec. (a), effective July 1, 2009.

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