Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5221
Session Year 2014
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING LENGTHY SENTENCES FOR CRIMES COMMITTED BY A CHILD OR YOUTH AND THE SENTENCING OF A CHILD OR YOUTH CONVICTED OF CERTAIN FELONY OFFENSES.
To (1) provide for automatic review of sentences served by persons who were under eighteen years of age when they committed their crimes, and (2) provide guidelines for the sentencing of juveniles convicted of Class A, B and C felonies and enact provisions to comply with the United States Supreme Court decision in Miller v. Alabama.
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Co-sponsors of HB-5221
Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist.
Rep. Toni E. Walker, 93rd Dist.
Rep. Bruce V. Morris, 140th Dist.
Rep. James Albis, 99th Dist.
Rep. Charlie L. Stallworth, 126th Dist.
Rep. Victor Cuevas, 75th Dist.
Rep. Roland J. Lemar, 96th Dist.
Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.
Rep. Prasad Srinivasan, 31st Dist.
Sen. Andres Ayala, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Edward Meyer, 12th Dist.
Rep. Christina "Tita" M. Ayala, 128th Dist.
Rep. Philip J. Miller, 36th Dist.
Rep. Brandon L. McGee, 5th Dist.
Rep. Russell A. Morin, 28th Dist.
Rep. Minnie Gonzalez, 3rd Dist.
Sen. Gary A. Holder-Winfield, 10th Dist.
Rep. Cecilia Buck-Taylor, 67th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.