Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5586 Session Year 2014
AN ACT CONCERNING REVISIONS TO VARIOUS STATUTES CONCERNING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
To: (1) Revise the procedure for forfeiture of property seized pursuant to a criminal violation; (2) increase the penalties and clarify the applicability of, and the statute of limitations for, certain voyeurism violations, including "upskirting", subsequent violations and violations involving children; (3) provide that probation officers may set bail when serving arrest warrants for violations of probation; (4) revise the offense of harassment in the first degree to reference all communications and not only telephone calls; (5) revise the requirement that tests for blood alcohol levels be commenced within two hours of operation in order to be admitted as evidence in a criminal prosecution for drunken driving or drunken boating; (6) increase the penalty for fraudulent use of an automated teller machine; (7) increase the monetary thresholds that determine the various degrees of "issuing a bad check"; and (8) make technical and conforming changes.