Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 647

    January Session, 2013

Substitute Senate Bill No. 983

Senate, May 1, 2013

The Committee on Judiciary reported through SEN. COLEMAN of the 2nd Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2013

53a-25

Sec. 2

October 1, 2013

53a-35a

Sec. 3

October 1, 2013

53a-41

Sec. 4

October 1, 2013

18-100f

Sec. 5

October 1, 2013

46b-127(b)(1)

Sec. 6

October 1, 2013

53a-29(d) to (g)

Sec. 7

October 1, 2013

53a-167

Sec. 8

October 1, 2013

54-53a(b)

Sec. 9

October 1, 2013

30-86(b)(2)

Sec. 10

October 1, 2013

10-51(a)

Sec. 11

October 1, 2013

14-196

Sec. 12

October 1, 2013

21a-165

Sec. 13

October 1, 2013

21a-255

Sec. 14

October 1, 2013

29-152

Sec. 15

October 1, 2013

30-99

Sec. 16

October 1, 2013

36b-28

Sec. 17

October 1, 2013

36b-73

Sec. 18

October 1, 2013

38a-658

Sec. 19

October 1, 2013

53-201

Sec. 20

October 1, 2013

53a-209

Sec. 21

October 1, 2013

9-355

Sec. 22

October 1, 2013

14-149(f)

Sec. 23

October 1, 2013

22-126

Sec. 24

October 1, 2013

22-351

Sec. 25

October 1, 2013

29-37

Sec. 26

October 1, 2013

31-48a(a)

Sec. 27

October 1, 2013

51-87

Sec. 28

October 1, 2013

51-87b(b)

Sec. 29

October 1, 2013

53-202f(a)

Sec. 30

October 1, 2013

53-206(a)

Sec. 31

October 1, 2013

53-368

Sec. 32

October 1, 2013

1-103

Sec. 33

October 1, 2013

4d-39(d)

Sec. 34

October 1, 2013

7-64

Sec. 35

October 1, 2013

7-66(d)

Sec. 36

October 1, 2013

9-264

Sec. 37

October 1, 2013

9-352

Sec. 38

October 1, 2013

9-353

Sec. 39

October 1, 2013

9-354

Sec. 40

October 1, 2013

9-623

Sec. 41

October 1, 2013

10-390

Sec. 42

October 1, 2013

12-206(e)

Sec. 43

October 1, 2013

12-231(b)

Sec. 44

October 1, 2013

12-268e(b)

Sec. 45

October 1, 2013

12-304(b)

Sec. 46

October 1, 2013

12-306b(b)

Sec. 47

October 1, 2013

12-330f(c)

Sec. 48

October 1, 2013

12-330j(b)

Sec. 49

October 1, 2013

12-405d(g)

Sec. 50

October 1, 2013

12-428(2)

Sec. 51

October 1, 2013

12-452(b)

Sec. 52

October 1, 2013

12-464(b)

Sec. 53

October 1, 2013

12-482(b)

Sec. 54

October 1, 2013

12-519(b)

Sec. 55

October 1, 2013

12-551(b)

Sec. 56

October 1, 2013

12-591(b)

Sec. 57

October 1, 2013

12-638g(b)

Sec. 58

October 1, 2013

12-737(b)

Sec. 59

October 1, 2013

14-149a(b)

Sec. 60

October 1, 2013

14-299a(f)

Sec. 61

October 1, 2013

15-69(a)

Sec. 62

October 1, 2013

16-33

Sec. 63

October 1, 2013

16a-18(b)

Sec. 64

October 1, 2013

17a-83

Sec. 65

October 1, 2013

17a-274(m)

Sec. 66

October 1, 2013

17a-504

Sec. 67

October 1, 2013

17b-30(d)

Sec. 68

October 1, 2013

19a-32d

Sec. 69

October 1, 2013

19a-324

Sec. 70

October 1, 2013

20-14

Sec. 71

October 1, 2013

20-33

Sec. 72

October 1, 2013

20-42

Sec. 73

October 1, 2013

20-65

Sec. 74

October 1, 2013

20-73(c)

Sec. 75

October 1, 2013

20-74f(b)

Sec. 76

October 1, 2013

20-102

Sec. 77

October 1, 2013

20-126

Sec. 78

October 1, 2013

20-126t

Sec. 79

October 1, 2013

20-138a(b)

Sec. 80

October 1, 2013

20-161

Sec. 81

October 1, 2013

20-185i(b)

Sec. 82

October 1, 2013

20-193

Sec. 83

October 1, 2013

20-206p

Sec. 84

October 1, 2013

20-329x

Sec. 85

October 1, 2013

20-395h

Sec. 86

October 1, 2013

20-417

Sec. 87

October 1, 2013

20-581

Sec. 88

October 1, 2013

21a-279(b) and (c)

Sec. 89

October 1, 2013

22a-131a

Sec. 90

October 1, 2013

22a-226a

Sec. 91

October 1, 2013

22a-226b

Sec. 92

October 1, 2013

22a-376(c)

Sec. 93

October 1, 2013

28-22

Sec. 94

October 1, 2013

29-36

Sec. 95

October 1, 2013

29-353

Sec. 96

October 1, 2013

31-15a

Sec. 97

October 1, 2013

31-69(b)

Sec. 98

October 1, 2013

31-71g

Sec. 99

October 1, 2013

36b-51(a)

Sec. 100

October 1, 2013

38a-140(c)

Sec. 101

October 1, 2013

40-51

Sec. 102

October 1, 2013

40-53

Sec. 103

October 1, 2013

41-47

Sec. 104

October 1, 2013

41-49

Sec. 105

October 1, 2013

41-51

Sec. 106

October 1, 2013

41-52

Sec. 107

October 1, 2013

41-53

Sec. 108

October 1, 2013

42-232(d)

Sec. 109

October 1, 2013

45a-729

Sec. 110

October 1, 2013

49-8a(h)

Sec. 111

October 1, 2013

53-20

Sec. 112

October 1, 2013

53-23

Sec. 113

October 1, 2013

53-200

Sec. 114

October 1, 2013

53-247

Sec. 115

October 1, 2013

53-320

Sec. 116

October 1, 2013

53-334

Sec. 117

October 1, 2013

53-341(c)

Sec. 118

October 1, 2013

53-347a

Sec. 119

October 1, 2013

54-142c(b)

Sec. 120

October 1, 2013

12-428a(b)

Sec. 121

October 1, 2013

22a-438

Sec. 122

October 1, 2013

22a-628(b)

JUD

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 14 $

FY 15 $

Judicial Dept.

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

Up to $150,000

Up to $150,000

Sources:

Judicial Department Offenses and Revenue Database

Felony

Prison Term

Fine

Class A felony (murder with special circumstances)

Life without the possibility of release

Up to $20,000

Class A felony (murder)

25 to 60 years

Up to $20,000

Class A felony (aggravated sexual assault of a minor)

25 to 50 years

Up to $20,000

Class A felony

10 to 25 years

Up to $20,000

Class B felony (1st degree manslaughter with a firearm)

Five to 40 years

Up to $15,000

Class B felony

One to 20 years

Up to $15,000

Class C felony

One to 10 years

Up to $10,000

Class D felony

One to 5 years

Up to $5,000

Bill

Statute

Description

Current Penalty

(prison term, fine, or both)

21

9-355

Willful neglect of election duty or fraud

Up to three years

Up to $2,000

22

14-149(f)

Altering a motor vehicle identification number or possessing a vehicle with an altered number (1st offense)

Up to three years

Up to $2,500

23

22-126

Illegally entering a horse in a race

Up to three years

Up to $1,000

25

29-37(a)

Violating pistol permit requirements or failing to display gun sales permit

Up to three years

Up to $500

26

31-48a(a)

Hiring professional strikebreakers

Up to three years

$100 to $1,000

27

51-87(a)

Illegally soliciting cases for an attorney

Up to three years

Up to $1,000

27

51-87(b)

Illegally receiving payment for an attorney referral

Up to three years

Up to $1,000

28

51-87b

Illegal referral to a real estate broker

Up to three years

Up to $1,000

29

53-202f(a)

Illegally transporting an assault weapon

Up to three years

Up to $500

30

53-206(a)

Carrying a dangerous weapon

Up to three years

Up to $500

31

53-368

False certification re oath

Up to three years

Up to $1,000

Bill

Statute

Description

Current Penalty

(prison term, fine, or both)

9

30-86(b)(2)

Delivering liquor to a minor

Up to 18 months

Up to $1,500

11

14-196(b)

Willfully misusing a motor vehicle title certificate

Up to two years

Up to $1,000

12

21a-165

Selling defective oil

Up to two years

Up to $300

13

21a-255(b)

Certain controlled substance violations including failing to keep drug records with intent to violate the drug laws and various other controlled substance violations without other penalties such as making controlled substances without a license, illegally dispensing them, and violating labeling requirements (1st offense)

Up to two years

Up to $1,000

14

29-152

Violating professional bondsmen requirements

Up to two years

Up to $1,000

15

30-99

Selling adulterated liquor

Up to two years

Up to $1,000

16

36b-28(b)

Violating the uniform securities act

Up to two years

Up to $2,000

17

36b-73(b)

Violating the business opportunity investment act

Up to two years

Up to $2,000

18

38a-658

Violating credit life, accident, or health insurance requirements

Up to two years

Up to $1,500

19

53-201

Illegally aiding a prize fight

Up to two years

Up to $500

20

53a-209

Violating an injunction-obscene matters

Up to two years

Up to $1,000

Bill

Statute

Description

33

4d-39(d)

Violating nondisclosure requirements-Department of Information Technology contract

40

9-623

Violating campaign financing requirements

42

12-206(e)

Insurance, hospital, or medical corporation tax fraud

43

12-231(b)

Corporation business tax fraud

44

12-268e(b)

Public service company tax fraud

45

12-304(b)

Avoiding tax on 20,000 or more cigarettes (this penalty also applies to cigarette use or storage tax fraud under CGS 12-321)

46

12-306b(b)

Cigarette tax fraud

47

12-330f(c)

Willfully avoiding tobacco taxes

48

12-330j(b)

Tobacco products tax fraud

49

12-405d(g)

Estate income tax fraud

50

12-428(2)

Sales/use tax return fraud

51

12-452(b)

Alcoholic beverage tax fraud

52

12-464(b)

Motor vehicle fuels tax fraud

53

12-482(b)

Motor carrier road tax fraud

54

12-519(b)

Dividend, interest, and capital gains tax fraud

55

12-551(b)

Admission or cabaret tax fraud

56

12-591(b)

Petroleum products tax fraud

57

12-638g(b)

Controlling interest transfer tax fraud

58

12-737(b)

State income tax fraud

84

20-329x

Prohibited acts-real estate

109

45a-729

Illegally placing a child for adoption

110

49-8a(h)

Recording a false affidavit on land records

119

54-142c(b)

False statement-obtaining criminal history

Bill

Statute

Description

Current Penalty

(prison term, fine, or both)

25

29-37(b)

Carrying a pistol without a permit

Up to five years

One-year mandatory minimum absent mitigating circumstances

Up to $1,000

32

1-103

Hindering legislation by threat

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

34

7-64

Violating requirements for disposal of a dead body

Up to five years

Up to $500

35

7-66(d)

Violating a sexton's burial duties

Up to five years

Up to $500

36

9-264

Illegally assisting a disabled voter

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

37

9-352

Tampering by an election official

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

38

9-353

False return by an election officer

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

39

9-354

Improperly printing a ballot label

Up to five years

$100 to $1,000

61

15-69(a)

Tampering with an airport or its equipment

Up to five years

$200 to $1,000

64

17a-83

False statement-commit child to a hospital

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

65

17a-274(m)

False statement-involuntary commitment

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

66

17a-504

False statement-mentally ill commitment

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

69

19a-324

Violating cremation requirements including certain false statements and illegally removing a body for cremation

Up to five years

Up to $500

70-79

Various from 20-14 to 20-138a(b)

Practicing the following without a license: medicine, chiropractic, natureopathy, podiatry, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, dentistry, dental hygiene, or optometry

Up to five years

Up to $500

80

20-161

Violating optician requirements

Up to five years

Up to $500

81

20-185i(b)

Misrepresenting self as board certified behavior analyst

Up to five years

Up to $500

82

20-193

Practicing psychology without a license

Up to five years

Up to $500

83

20-206p

Illegally using dietitian or nutritionist title

Up to five years

Up to $500

85

20-395h

Violating audiologist requirements

Up to five years

Up to $500

86

20-417

Violating speech pathology or audiology requirements

Up to five years

Up to $500

88

21a-279(b)

Possessing hallucinogens or more than 4 oz. marijuana (1st offense)*

Up to five years

Up to $2,000

88

21a-279(c)

Possessing controlled substances or between .5 and 4 oz. marijuana (2nd and subsequent offenses)*

Up to five years

Up to $3,000

93

28-22

Damaging civil preparedness equipment

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

94

29-36

Illegally altering firearm identification

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

112

53-23

Abandoning a child

Up to five years

Up to $500

113

53-200

Illegal prize fighting

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

115

53-320

Distributing noxious seed or poisons

Up to five years

Up to $1,000

116

53-334

Unlawful disinterment

Up to five years

Up to $2,000

117

53-341

Illegally using the title of physician, surgeon, doctor, or osteopath

Up to five years

Up to $500

Bill

Statute

Description

Current Penalty

(prison term, fine, or both)

22

14-149(f)

Altering a motor vehicle identification number or possessing a vehicle with an altered number (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

41

10-390

Illegal acts at archeological or sacred sites

Up to five years

Up to $5,000 or twice value of site or artifact

59

14-149a(b)

Operating a chop shop (1st offense)

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

59

14-149a(b)

Operating a chop shop (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $10,000

60

14-299a(f)

Traffic signal preemption device violations causing an accident

Up to five years

Up to $15,000

62

16-33

False statement-report to public utility regulators

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

63

16a-18(b)

Creating a fuel shortage

Up to five years

Up to $250,000

67

17b-30(d)

Illegally releasing biometric identification

Up to five years

Up to $5,000 plus prosecution costs

68

9a-32d(c)

Violating embryo, egg, or sperm disposal requirements

Up to five years

Up to $50,000

68

19a-32d(f)

Violating embryonic stem cell research requirements

Up to five years

Up to $50,000

87

20-581

Violating the Pharmacy Practice Act, including practicing pharmacy without a licence

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

89

22a-131a(a)

Violating the hazardous waste records requirements (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $50,000 per day

89

22a-131a(b)

Violating hazardous waste permit or order requirements (1st offense)

Up to five years

Up to $50,000 per day

89

22a-131a(c)

Violating used oil requirements (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $100,000 per day

90

22a-226a

Illegally disposing of asbestos, violating waste facility requirements or permits, handling waste without a permit, illegal dumping, violating solid waste management regulations, violating resources recovery regulations, or violating a waste abatement order (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $50,000 per day

91

22a-226b

Illegally disposing of asbestos, violating waste facility requirements, handling waste without a permit, illegal dumping-imminent danger, violating solid waste management regulations, violating resources recovery regulations, or violating a waste abatement order (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $250,000

95

29-353

Illegally possessing unlabeled explosives

Up to five years

Up to $10,000

96

31-15a

Employer, parent, or guardian violations: illegal hours of labor at manufacturing, mechanical, or mercantile work or employing minors at night

Employer: permitting illegal employment of minor; illegal hours of labor-other establishments; certain employers-failing to post hours of employment of minors, elderly, and people with handicaps; illegally employing a minor in certain work; or illegally employing a minor in hazardous work

Up to five years

$2,000 to $5,000

97

31-69(b)

Minimum wage violation-unpaid wages under $2,000

Up to five years

$4,000 to $10,000

98

31-71g

Violating wage payment requirements over $2,000

Up to five years

$2,000 to $5,000

99

36b-51(a)

Violating the Tender Offer Act

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

100

38a-140(c)(2)

False statement-holding company officer

Up to five years

Up to $50,000

101

40-51

Illegally issuing a warehouse receipt

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

102

40-53

Illegally duplicating a warehouse receipt

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

103

41-47

Fraudulently issuing a bill of lading

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

104

41-49

Illegally issuing a duplicate bill of lading

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

105

41-51

Illegally transferring a bill of lading

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

106

41-52

Soliciting an illegal bill of lading

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

107

41-53

Issuing an improper nonnegotiable bill of lading

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

108

42-232(d)

Intentionally violating or repeatedly violating a supply emergency order

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

111

53-20(a)(1)

Intentional cruelty to persons

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

111

53-20(b)(1)

Intentional cruelty to a child under age 19

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

114

53-247(a)

Animal cruelty (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

114

53-247(b)

Maliciously wounding or killing an animal

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

114

53-247(c)

Using an animal for fighting

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

114

53-247(d)

Injuring a peace officer animal or volunteer canine search animal

Up to five years

Up to $5,000

118

53-347a(a)

Forging a stamp or label

Up to five years

Up to $250,000

118

53-347a(b)

Affixing a fraudulent marking

Up to five years

Up to $250,000

118

53-347a(c)

Using a counterfeit marking

Up to five years

Up to $250,000

Bill

Statute

Description

Current Penalty

(prison term, fine, or both)

13

21a-255(b)

Certain controlled substance violations including failing to keep drug records with intent to violate the drug laws and various other controlled substance violations without other penalties such as making controlled substances without a license, illegally dispensing them, and violating labeling requirements (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to 10 years

Up to $10,000

88

21a-279(b)

Possessing a hallucinogen or more than 4 oz. marijuana (2nd and subsequent offenses)*

Up to 10 years

Up to $5,000

89

22a-131a(b)

Violating hazardous waste permit/regulations (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to 10 years

Up to $100,000 per day

121

22a-438(c)

Knowingly violating water pollution control requirements (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to 10 years

Up to $100,000 per day

121

22a-438(e)

Illegally discharging gasoline (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to 10 years

Up to $100,000 per day

122

22a-628(b)

Violating mercury requirements (2nd and subsequent offenses)

Up to 10 years

Up to $50,000 per day

Yea

44

Nay

0

(04/12/2013)

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