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January Session, 2007

LCO No. 8145



Offered by:


SEN. FREEDMAN, 26th Dist.


To: Subst. House Bill No. 6715

File No. 878

Cal. No. 633

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2007) The Department of Public Safety shall study the impact of the legalization of palliative marijuana use in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont and Washington, and shall analyze: (1) The impact on the local and state police departments of those states of the enforcement of fraudulent claims associated with such legalization; and (2) the overall increase of arrests for the illegal use of marijuana in those states. On or before February 1, 2008, the department shall report its findings and recommendations to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public safety, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2007

New section