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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5742

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1201

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. TONG, 147th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THREATENING OF A JUDGE.

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

That sections 53a-61aa and 53a-62 of the general statutes be amended to provide for increased penalties when a person making a threat knows that the person being threatened is a judge.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase the penalties for first and second degree threatening in cases where the person making the threat knows that a person being threatened is a judge.