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Substitute Senate Bill No. 1283

Public Act No. 05-87

AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNAUTHORIZED CONVEYANCE OR USE OF ELECTRONIC WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICES IN CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2005) Any person not authorized by the Commissioner of Correction or the commissioner's designee who (1) conveys or possesses with intent to convey an electronic wireless communication device to any inmate of a correctional institution while such inmate is in such institution, or (2) uses an electronic wireless communication device to take a photographic or digital image in a correctional institution, shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

Approved June 2, 2005