PA 15-44—sSB 906
Veterans' Affairs Committee
Labor and Public Employees Committee
AN ACT ADDING THE COMMISSIONER OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY ADVISORY COMMISSION
SUMMARY: This act adds the veterans' affairs commissioner or his designee to the 22-member Criminal Justice Policy Advisory Commission with the authority to deliberate and vote on issues pertaining to veterans in the criminal justice system, including the reentry needs of incarcerated veterans.
By law, the commission, among other things, analyzes the criminal justice system; determines its long-term needs; recommends policy priorities; and advises and assists the governor and General Assembly in developing plans, policies, programs, and legislation to improve the system's effectiveness (CGS § 18-87k).
EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2015
OLR Tracking: DC; KD; PF; BS