Connecticut Seal

General Assembly



January Session, 2009

LCO No. 6370



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 Correction shall study whether the decriminalization of the possession of small amounts of marijuana under section 1 of this act results in an increase or reduction in the inmate population of correctional facilities and the utilization of substance abuse treatment and education programs on and after October 1, 2009. Not later than January 1, 2011, the department 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. "