Joint Committee on Judiciary

The Joint Committee on Judiciary has cognizance of all matters relating to courts, judicial procedures, criminal law, probate courts, probation, parole, wills, estates, adoption, divorce, bankruptcy, escheat, law libraries, deeds, mortgages, conveyancing, preservation of land records and other public documents, the law of business organizations, uniform laws, validations, authorizations to sue and to appeal, claims against the state, all judicial nominations, all nominations of workers' compensation commissioners, all nominations of members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and all matters relating to the Judicial Department, the Department of Correction and the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities; all bills carrying civil penalties which exceed the sum of, or which may exceed in the aggregate, five thousand dollars; and all bills carrying criminal penalties, other than infractions, favorably reported by any other committee shall be referred to said committee, provided the committee's consideration shall be limited to the criminal penalties established in such bills and shall not extend to their substantive provisions or purpose.



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District Position Name  Website Party
S09 Co-Chair Doyle, Paul R. D
S07 Co-Chair Kissel, John A. R
147 Co-Chair Tong, William D
S10 Vice Chair Winfield, Gary A. D
S24 Vice Chair McLachlan, Michael A. R
129 Vice Chair Stafstrom, Steven J. D
070 Ranking Member Rebimbas, Rosa C. R
099 Member Albis, James M. D
073 Member Berger, Jeffrey J. D
S32 Member Berthel, Eric C. R
086 Member Candelora, Vincent J. R
032 Member Carpino, Christie M. R
040 Member Conley, Christine D
011 Member Currey, Jeff D
074 Member Cummings, Stephanie E. R
092 Member Dillon, Patricia A. D
047 Member Dubitsky, Doug R
S29 Member Flexer, Mae D
148 Member Fox, Daniel J. D
S06 Member Gerratana, Terry B. D
110 Member Godfrey, Bob D
S23 Member Gomes, Edwin A. D
003 Member Gonzalez, Minnie D
107 Member Harding, Stephen G. R
S28 Member Hwang, Tony R
131 Member Labriola, David K. R
S16 Member Markley, Joe R
S02 Member McCrory, Douglas D
122 Member McGorty, Ben R
140 Member Morris, Bruce V. D
125 Member O Dea, Tom R
069 Member O Neill, Arthur J. R
094 Member Porter, Robyn A. D
046 Member Riley, Emmett D. D
080 Member Sampson, Robert C. R
033 Member Serra, Joseph C. D
108 Member Smith, Richard A. R
031 Member Srinivasan, Prasad R
060 Member Storms, Scott A. R
S13 Member Suzio, Len R
093 Member Walker, Toni E. D


Joint Committee on Judiciary
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  • Hartford, CT 06106
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