Gov. Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 13-227 AA — Making the Janitorial Work Pilot Program for Persons with a Disability or Disadvantage Permanent — into law last week.
The bill was vetted through a public hearing in the Connecticut General Assembly Government Administration and Elections (GAE) committee and was favorably passed out of committee to the General Assembly. The act, championed by GAE Committee ranking leader Rep. Tony Hwang, and Chairman Sen. Anthony Musto, along with co-sponsor Rep. Dave Rutigliano, made the successful Janitorial Work Pilot Program for persons with a disability or handicap permanent. The objective of the program is to empower those with developmental disabilities to achieve a sense of independence and enriched living through work.