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Substitute House Bill No. 5787

Public Act No. 06-99

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTIFICATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF REARREST WARRANTS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2006) Not later than the fifteenth day of the first month after the Office of Policy and Management obtains access to data on outstanding rearrest warrants and arrest warrants for violation of probation, and not later than the fifteenth day of each month thereafter, the undersecretary of the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division within said office shall notify the chief elected official of each municipality of the number of rearrest warrants and arrest warrants for violation of probation that have been issued for persons residing in that municipality and are still outstanding.

Sec. 2. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2006) Not later than thirty days after the entry of the issuance of any rearrest warrant or arrest warrant for a violation of probation into the paperless rearrest warrant network, the law enforcement agency for the municipality in which the accused person resides shall, if such network is available and accessible to such agency, enter a notation in such network of the actions, if any, that have been taken by such agency to execute the warrant and apprehend the accused person.

Approved June 2, 2006