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General Assembly



February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4822



Offered by:


SEN. BOUCHER, 26th Dist.


To: House Bill No. 5389

File No. 597

Cal. No. 430

In lines 61, 110, 147 and 207, after "arrest or prosecution" insert "under state law"

In line 211, after "by" insert "state"

In lines 360, 373, 500 and 507, after "prosecution" insert "under state law"

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2012) Nothing in sections 1 to 17, inclusive, of this act, section 19 of this act, or subsection (e) of section 21a-243 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, shall be construed to supersede any federal law concerning the criminalization, acquisition, cultivation, distribution, dispensing, possession, sale, transportation and use of marijuana and of paraphernalia related to marijuana. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2012

New section