Connecticut Seal

General Assembly



January Session, 2011

LCO No. 7898



Offered by:


SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.


To: House Bill No. 6490

File No. 818

Cal. No. 524

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

"Sec. 501. Subsection (b) of section 53-202c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to the possession of assault weapons by members or employees of the Department of Public Safety, police departments, the Department of Correction, [or] the military or naval forces of this state or of the United States or bona fide veterans' organizations for use in the discharge of their official duties; nor shall anything in sections 29-37j and 53-202a to 53-202k, inclusive, and subsection (h) of section 53a-46a prohibit the possession or use of assault weapons by sworn members of these agencies when on duty and the use is within the scope of their duties. "