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General Assembly

Amendment

 

January Session, 2013

LCO No. 8277

   
 

*HB0651108277HRO*

Offered by:

 

REP. REBIMBAS, 70th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6511

File No. 666

Cal. No. 459

"AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING THE ENHANCED PENALTY FOR THE SALE OR POSSESSION OF DRUGS NEAR SCHOOLS, DAY CARE CENTERS AND PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS. "

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2013) (a) No person who is required to register under section 54-251, 54-252, 54-253 or 54-254 of the general statutes and is released into the community may reside within three hundred feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary or secondary school or a facility providing child day care services, as defined in section 19a-77 of the general statutes.

(b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply if (1) the person established a residence within three hundred feet of such real property prior to October 1, 2013, (2) the person entered into a lease agreement or purchase agreement for a residence within three hundred feet of such real property prior to October 1, 2013, or (3) the school or facility is newly located on or after the effective date of this section within three hundred feet of such person's residence.

(c) Any person who violates the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor. "

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

Sec. 501

October 1, 2013

New section