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General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 6338



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 Judicial Branch shall study the impact of the decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of marijuana under section 1 of this act on court proceedings and the workload of court personnel and probation staff and whether there is an increase or reduction in such proceedings and workload on and after October 1, 2009. Not later than January 1, 2011, the Judicial Branch shall report its findings to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes. "