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General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 6299



Offered by:


SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.


To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 349

File No. 700

Cal. No. 479

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. (Effective October 1, 2009) The Department of Public Safety shall study the impact of the decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of marijuana under section 1 of this act on the enforcement by state and local police of laws prohibiting the possession of marijuana and whether there is an increase or reduction in such enforcement activities on and after October 1, 2009. Not later than January 5, 2011, the department shall report its findings to the joint committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes. "