Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 596

    February Session, 2014

Substitute House Bill No. 5586

House of Representatives, April 16, 2014

The Committee on Judiciary reported through REP. FOX, G. of the 146th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2014

54-33g

Sec. 2

October 1, 2014

54-36p(a)

Sec. 3

October 1, 2014

54-63c

Sec. 4

October 1, 2014

53a-182b(a) and (b)

Sec. 5

October 1, 2014

14-227a(b) and (c)

Sec. 6

October 1, 2014

14-227b(c)

Sec. 7

October 1, 2014

14-227b(g)

Sec. 8

October 1, 2014

15-140r(a)

Sec. 9

October 1, 2014

14-227a(k)

Sec. 10

October 1, 2014

15-140s

Sec. 11

October 1, 2014

53a-127b

Sec. 12

October 1, 2014

53a-128

Sec. 13

from passage

PA 11-252, Sec. 2

JUD

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 15 $

FY 16 $

Resources of the General Fund

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

See Below

See Below

Judicial Dept.

CICF - Potential Revenue Gain

See Below

Approximately 260,000

Criminal Justice, Div.

GF - Potential Revenue Gain

See Below

Approximately 130,000

Municipalities

Effect

FY 15 $

FY 16 $

Municipal Police Departments

Potential Revenue Gain

See Below

Approximately 910,000

Sources:

Judicial Department Offenses and Revenue Database

Penalty

Amount of Bad Checks Issued

Current Law

Under the Bill

Class D felony

(up to five years in prison, fine of up to $5,000, or both)

Over $1,000

Over $2,000

Class A misdemeanor

(up to one year in prison, a fine of up to $2,000, or both)

$500.01 to $1,000

$1,000.01 to $2,000

Class B misdemeanor

(up to six months in prison, a fine of up to $1,000, or both)

$250.01 to $500

$500.01 to $1000

Class C misdemeanor

(up to three months in prison, a fine of up to $500, or both)

$250 or less

$500 or less

Yea

41

Nay

0

(04/02/2014)

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