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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5176

February Session, 2018

 

LCO No. 1131

 

*01131_______GAE*

Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

(GAE)

 

AN ACT PROTECTING MUNICIPAL POLICE OFFICERS AND THEIR FAMILIES.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Notwithstanding any provision of the general statutes, in the case of a sworn member of a municipal police department who is a bona fide resident of the town served by such police department, the voter registration information of any elector who resides in the same dwelling unit and has the same last name as such sworn member shall not be disclosed.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To prohibit disclosure of voter registration information that may place municipal police officers or their families at risk.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]