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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6013

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 959

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MILLER L., 122nd Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF HAND-HELD METAL DETECTORS BY PEACE OFFICERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to permit any peace officer, as defined in section 53a-3 of the general statutes, to carry a hand-held metal detector and use such metal detector to search a criminal suspect for the presence of firearms.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow a peace officer to carry and use a hand-held metal detector to search a criminal suspect for the presence of firearms.