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General Assembly

Amendment

 

February Session, 2012

LCO No. 3122

   
 

*SB0028003122HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. CAFERO, 142nd Dist.

REP. HETHERINGTON, 125th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 280

File No. 111

Cal. No. 240

(As Amended by Senate Amendment Schedules "A" and "I")

Strike section 501 of Senate Amendment Schedule "A" in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) The Commissioner of Correction shall place an inmate on special circumstances high security status and house the inmate in administrative segregation if (1) the inmate is convicted of the class A felony of murder with special circumstances committed on or after the effective date of this section under the provisions of section 53a-54b of the general statutes, as amended by this act, in effect on or after the effective date of this section, and sentenced to a term of life imprisonment without the possibility of release, or (2) the inmate is in the custody of the Commissioner of Correction for a capital felony committed prior to the effective date of this section under the provisions of section 53a-54b of the general statutes in effect prior to the effective date of this section for which a sentence of death is imposed in accordance with section 53a-46a of the general statutes, as amended by this act, and such inmate's sentence is (A) reduced to a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of release by a court of competent jurisdiction, or (B) commuted to a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of release.

(b) The commissioner shall place an inmate described in subsection (a) of this section in a housing unit for the maximum security population and shall (1) maintain the inmate on special circumstances high security status, (2) house the inmate separate from inmates who are not on special circumstances high security status, and (3) impose conditions of confinement on such inmate which shall include, but not be limited to, conditions that require (A) that the inmate's movements be escorted or monitored, (B) that the inmate be moved to a new cell at least every ninety days, (C) that the inmate's cell be searched at least twice each week, (D) that no contact be permitted during the inmate's social visits, (E) that the inmate be assigned to work assignments that are within the assigned housing unit, and (F) that the inmate be allowed no more than two hours of recreational activity per day. "

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section