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Substitute House Bill No. 6863

Public Act No. 15-83


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

Section 1. Subsection (c) of section 54-1f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2015):

(c) Members of any local police department or the Office of State Capitol Police and constables and state marshals who are certified under the provisions of sections 7-294a to 7-294e, inclusive, and who perform criminal law enforcement duties, when in immediate pursuit of [one] a person who may be arrested under the provisions of this section, except a person alleged to have violated only a municipal ordinance, are authorized to pursue [the offender] such person outside of their respective precincts into any part of the state in order to effect the arrest. Such person may then be returned in the custody of such officer to the precinct in which the offense was committed.

Approved June 19, 2015