Judiciary Committee

JOINT FAVORABLE REPORT

Bill No.:

SB-470

Title:

AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM FOSTERING NEIGHBORHOOD SAFETY AND CREATING A SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE PILOT PROGRAM, AND AUTHORIZING BONDING FOR RELATED PROJECTS.

Vote Date:

3/30/2016

Vote Action:

Joint Favorable Substitute

PH Date:

3/23/2016

File No.:

640

SPONSORS OF BILL:

Judiciary Committee

REASONS FOR BILL:

Some urban communities have seen an increase in gun violence; this bill will establish a pilot program with the objective to reduce gun violence. The local or regional board of education for the municipality shall develop a system & identify children at risk to be perpetrators or victims of violence to participate in the program.

This bill also will create a set-aside program for certain projects and authorize bonding for said projects related to and identified in the pilot program.

RESPONSE FROM ADMINISTRATION/AGENCY:

None Submitted

NATURE AND SOURCES OF SUPPORT:

None Submitted

NATURE AND SOURCES OF OPPOSITION:

None Submitted

Reported by: Rhonda Carroll

Date: April 18, 2016