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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6631

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2945

 

*02945*

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. O'DEA, 125th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING A PROCESS TO FILTER HABEAS CORPUS CLAIMS.

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

That the general statutes be amended to establish a work group composed of law school academics, private attorneys, and other parties knowledgeable in the law to examine methods by which the state may establish a process to filter habeas corpus claims in order to reduce the number of frivolous claims filed.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide cost savings and to allow for a focus on legitimate habeas corpus claims within Connecticut's criminal justice system.