Senate Bill No. 998

Public Act No. 01-51

AN ACT CONCERNING THE STORAGE OF WEAPONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 18-81i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) Any firearm, ammunition or deadly weapon owned by the Department of Correction shall [only] be stored in a secure location on Department of Correction property. [on the grounds of a correctional facility with a security rating of level three or higher.]

(b) The Commissioner of Correction shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54, to implement the provisions of this section including, but not limited to, defining "secure location".

Approved May 31, 2001