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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6658

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2946

 

*02946*

Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ALBIS, 99th Dist.

SEN. BYE, 5th Dist.

REP. ELLIOTT, 88th Dist.

REP. PORTER, 94th Dist.

REP. MCCRORY, 7th Dist.

REP. GODFREY, 110th Dist.

REP. WALKER, 93rd Dist.

REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd Dist.

REP. FOX, 148th Dist.

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

REP. RILEY, 46th Dist.

SEN. DOYLE, 9th Dist.

REP. BARAM, 15th Dist.

REP. CURREY, 11th Dist.

REP. LINEHAN, 103rd Dist.

REP. TONG, 147th Dist.

REP. STAFSTROM, 129th Dist.

SEN. GOMES, 23rd Dist.

REP. HADDAD, 54th Dist.

SEN. FLEXER, 29th Dist.

REP. ROSARIO, 128th Dist.

REP. REYES, 75th Dist.

SEN. WINFIELD, 10th Dist.

REP. SOTO, 39th Dist.

REP. SANTIAGO, 130th Dist.

REP. MORRIS, 140th Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

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

That the general statutes be amended to enhance the penalty for second and subsequent offenses of domestic violence crimes committed in the presence of children.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect children from the harmful effects that result from exposure to domestic violence.