CHAPTER 247a
MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT TASK FORCE

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Sec. 14-211a. Motor vehicle theft task force.

      Sec. 14-211a. Motor vehicle theft task force. (a) There is established a motor vehicle theft task force composed of sixteen members as follows: Four police officers of any organized police force in Connecticut, one to be appointed by each cochairperson and each ranking member of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation; two state police officers to be appointed by the Commissioner of Public Safety; two employees of the Department of Motor Vehicles to be appointed by the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles; one representative of the National Automobile Theft Bureau; one employee of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be appointed by the director of the bureau; two assistant state's attorneys to be appointed by the Chief State's Attorney; one representative of the insurance industry to be appointed by the cochairpersons of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance; one representative of the insurance industry to be appointed by the ranking members of the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to insurance; and two public members to be appointed by the Governor.

      (b) The task force shall select a chairperson from among its membership and shall meet monthly or more often, as deemed necessary by the membership.

      (c) The task force shall review (1) the problem of motor vehicle theft and its effects, including its effects on the public, the insurance industry and the judiciary; (2) the existing methods of discouraging and punishing motor vehicle theft; and (3) other procedures to decrease the number of motor vehicle thefts.

      (d) On or before January 1, 1986, the task force shall report to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to transportation and public safety its findings and recommendations, including proposals for legislative and regulatory changes.

      (P.A. 80-292, S. 14, 17; P.A. 83-233; P.A. 85-191.)

      History: P.A. 83-233 amended Sec. 14-211a of the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to 1981, which section was eliminated from the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to 1983 as obsolete, by increasing the membership of the task force from 14 to 16 to include public members appointed by the governor and extending the reporting date from January 1, 1982, to February 1, 1985; P.A. 85-191 amended Subsec. (d), extending the reporting date from February 1, 1985, to January 1, 1986.

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