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.



  Committee Membership   

 Print List

 Print List

District Position Name  Website Party
S02 Co-Chair Coleman, Eric D. D
147 Co-Chair Tong, William D
S09 Vice Chair Doyle, Paul R. D
148 Vice Chair Fox, Daniel J. D
S07 Ranking Member Kissel, John A. R
070 Ranking Member Rebimbas, Rosa C. R
103 Member Adinolfi, Al R
014 Member Aman, William R
015 Member Baram, David A. D
073 Member Berger, Jeffrey J. D
067 Member Buck-Taylor, Cecilia R
S05 Member Bye, Beth D
086 Member Candelora, Vincent J. R
032 Member Carpino, Christie M. R
011 Member Currey, Jeff D
092 Member Dillon, Patricia A. D
047 Member Dubitsky, Doug R
S29 Member Flexer, Mae D
S06 Member Gerratana, Terry B. D
110 Member Godfrey, Bob D
003 Member Gonzalez, Minnie D
121 Member Gresko, Joseph P. D
107 Member Harding, Stephen G. R
039 Member Hewett, Ernest D
131 Member Labriola, David K. R
096 Member Lemar, Roland J. D
S33 Member Linares, Art R
122 Member McGorty, Ben R
S24 Member McLachlan, Michael A. 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
135 Member Shaban, John T. R
144 Member Simmons, Caroline D
108 Member Smith, Richard A. R
129 Member Stafstrom, Steven D
020 Member Verrengia, Joe D
093 Member Walker, Toni E. D
S10 Member Winfield, Gary A. D
S08 Member Witkos, Kevin D. R


Joint Committee on Judiciary
  • Legislative Office Building, Room 2500
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  •   (860) 240‑0530

  • Public hearing testimony, written and spoken, is public information and may be made available on the Judiciary Committee's website and indexed by internet search engines. Written testimony submitted by a person(s) or organization(s) which exceeds five (5) single-sided pages per bill or resolution will only be posted on the Judiciary Committee’s website at the discretion of the Judiciary Committee chairs.

   Public Hearing Testimony

  Testimony Privacy Notice

  Testimony Privacy Notice

Public Hearing Testimony Submissions

Please be aware that all submitted testimony is public record. Depending upon the information you supply, this may reveal some or all of the following: Email address, physical address, phone number, name, age, and other personal information. Mail and FAX submissions are scanned and linked on the Connecticut General Assembly website.

This information would also be available to be found using internet search engines.


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