2018 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802h - Protected Persons and Their Property
Section 45a-699a - Stay of order or decree permitting sterilization.
Except as otherwise provided in this section, an order or decree of a court of probate permitting sterilization pursuant to sections 45a-690 to 45a-700, inclusive, shall be stayed, for a period of not less than ten days from the date of such order or decree, to afford the respondent an opportunity to file an appeal pursuant to part VII of chapter 801b. If no such appeal is filed within such time period, the stay shall be lifted. If such appeal is filed within such time period, the stay shall remain in effect pending the outcome of the appeal. The provisions of this section shall not stay any such order or decree if the court finds that the respondent (1) has attained the age of eighteen years, (2) is able to give informed consent to a sterilization procedure, and (3) has given informed consent, in writing, to such sterilization.
(P.A. 04-29, S. 2.)
History: P.A. 04-29 effective April 28, 2004.