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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 734

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1153

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

 

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A GUN OFFENDER REGISTRY.

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

That the general statutes be amended to require individuals convicted of certain firearms offenses or certain other violent crimes with a weapon to register with the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and their local law enforcement authorities for a period of five years after their release into the community, to require such offenders to report to their local law enforcement authorities regularly during their registration period, and to limit access to such registry of offenders to law enforcement personnel only.

Statement of Purpose:

To strengthen Connecticut's public safety laws.