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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 6868

   
 

*SB0106206868SRO*

Offered by:

 

SEN. MCKINNEY, 28th Dist.

 

To: Subst. Senate Bill No. 1062

File No. 681

Cal. No. 490

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING THE SENTENCING OF A CHILD CONVICTED OF A FELONY OFFENSE. "

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

"Sec. 501. Subsection (h) of section 53a-40 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(h) When any person has been found to be a persistent dangerous felony offender, the court, in lieu of imposing the sentence of imprisonment authorized by the general statutes for the crime of which such person presently stands convicted, shall (1) sentence such person to a term of imprisonment that is not (A) less than twice the minimum term of imprisonment authorized for such crime, or (B) more than twice the maximum term of imprisonment authorized for such crime or forty years, whichever is greater, provided, if a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment is authorized for such crime, such sentence shall include a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment that is twice such authorized mandatory minimum term of imprisonment, and (2) if such person has, at separate times prior to the commission of the present crime, been twice convicted of and imprisoned for any of the crimes enumerated in subsection (a) of this section, sentence such person to [a term of imprisonment that is not less than three times the minimum term of imprisonment authorized for such crime or more than life, provided, if a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment is authorized for such crime, such sentence shall include a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment that is three times such authorized mandatory minimum term of imprisonment] life imprisonment, and such person shall not be eligible for parole. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

53a-40(h)