Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5425 by a 126 to 14 vote and transmitted it to the Senate, where it is listed on the Senate Calendar as ready for action by that chamber with favorable reports from the House Education and Appropriations Committees.
The most current bill analysis states that among the provisions,
The website of the Connecticut General Assembly shows the 2010 Regular Session adjourning Wednesday, May 5, 2010."Starting July 1, 2012, the bill requires school districts to use only behavior analysts licensed or certified in accordance with its requirements to provide applied behavior analysis for students with autism spectrum disorders who require the services (1) according to a special education individualized education program (IEP) or (2) under an educational plan established under section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The bill also establishes standards for people who may provide applied behavioral analysis services if the education commissioner finds there are not enough licensed or certified personnel available...*House Amendment “A” (1) specifies that a teacher or paraprofessional may implement the behavior analysis services under the supervision of a licensed or certified person;..."
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Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis
Bill status and history for Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5425
Session Year 2010
Bill safeguarding autistic children passes House
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Posted on 04/30/2010
By DANIELLE CAPALBO
Hour Staff Writer
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
State legislation Quicktake: Connecticut H.B. 5425 receives strong approval in Appropriations Committee and is sent to CT House
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