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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 738

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 2280

   

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. BARTOLOMEO, 13th Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING ENHANCED MONITORING OF CERTAIN PAROLEES.

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

That the general statutes be amended to: (1) Authorize local police officers to temporarily hold in custody a parolee if such parolee has committed an act of a serious nature that would constitute a violation of the terms of his parole; (2) require such officer to notify such parolee's parole officer within seventy-two hours of taking such parolee into custody; and (3) require that any parolee taken into custody under this section for an act that would constitute a technical violation of parole shall only be held in custody until such time as the police officer can notify the parolee's parole officer.

Statement of Purpose:

To promote public safety by enhancing parole enforcement.