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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5972

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1832

 

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Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

REP. PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING NONLETHAL DEFENSIVE INSTRUMENTS.

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

That sections 29-38, 53-206 and 53a-217 of the general statutes be amended to remove nonlethal electronic defense weapons from the list of prohibited weapons.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow persons to protect themselves using nonlethal defensive instruments in conformity with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Caetano v. Massachusetts.