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General Assembly



February Session, 2018

LCO No. 4652



Offered by:


REP. SAMPSON, 80th Dist.

REP. FRANCE, 42nd Dist.


REP. DUBITSKY, 47th Dist.

REP. GREEN, 55th Dist.

REP. CANDELORA, 86th Dist.

REP. PISCOPO, 76th Dist.

REP. WILSON, 66th Dist.

REP. TWEEDIE, 13th Dist.

REP. FUSCO, 81st Dist.

REP. DUFF, 2nd Dist.

REP. MCGORTY, 122nd Dist.

REP. ACKERT, 8th Dist.

REP. SIMANSKI, 62nd Dist.

REP. FISHBEIN, 90th Dist.


REP. POLLETTA, 68th Dist.

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5540

File No. 591

Cal. No. 392


Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2018) The Connecticut Sentencing Commission established pursuant to section 54-300 of the general statutes shall evaluate and track the outcomes of prosecutions of crimes committed with the use of a firearm, as defined in section 53a-3 of the general statutes. Such evaluation and tracking shall include all cases prosecuted in any part of the years 2012 to 2017, inclusive, and annually thereafter, but need not include any ongoing prosecution. Such evaluation and tracking shall detail crimes committed with the use of a firearm, whether possessed legally or illegally, as well as conviction rates and the penalties and sentences associated with the conviction of persons prosecuted for any such crimes.

(b) Not later than January 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, the commission shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the results of such evaluation and tracking to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to the judiciary."

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

Section 1

October 1, 2018

New section