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Amendment

 

February Session, 2012

LCO No. 4854

   
 

*HB0536504854HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. FOX, 146th Dist.

SEN. COLEMAN, 2nd Dist.

REP. HETHERINGTON, 125th Dist.

SEN. KISSEL, 7th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 5365

File No. 443

Cal. No. 340

Strike section 3 in its entirety and renumber the remaining sections and internal references accordingly.

In line 74, before "amount" insert "fine"

In line 412, strike "Any senior judge of the"

Strike lines 413 to 416, inclusive, in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"The Chief Justice or an associate judge of the Supreme Court who elects to retain office but to retire from full-time active service, pursuant to subsection (b) of section 51-198, as amended by this act, may participate in any panel if the Chief Justice or at least one associate judge is disabled, disqualified or unavailable."

Strike lines 425 and 426 in their entirety and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"disability, [or] disqualification or unavailability of one or more members, the Chief Justice or, in the case of his"

In line 767, after "commissioners," insert "intake, assessment and referral specialists,"

In line 824, strike the opening bracket before "in" and insert an opening bracket before "subdivision"

In lines 1090, 1142, 1324, 1357, 1373 and 1390 after "specialist", insert "employed by the Judicial Branch"

In line 1323, strike "an"

After the last section, add the following and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Sec. 501. Section 52-64 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2012):

(a) Service of civil process in any civil action or proceeding maintainable against or in any appeal authorized from the actions of, or service of any foreign attachment or garnishment authorized against, the state or against any institution, board, commission, department or administrative tribunal thereof, or against any officer, servant, agent or employee of the state or of any such institution, board, commission, department or administrative tribunal, as [such] the case may be, may be made by a proper officer (1) leaving a true and attested copy of the process, including the declaration or complaint, with the Attorney General at the [Attorney General's] office of the Attorney General in Hartford, or (2) sending a true and attested copy of the process, including the summons and complaint, by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the Attorney General at the [Attorney General's] office of the Attorney General in Hartford.

(b) In any civil action commenced by a person who is incarcerated against the state or any institution, board, commission, department or administrative tribunal thereof, or against any officer, servant, agent or employee of the state or of any such institution, board, commission, department or administrative tribunal, as the case may be, service of process on all defendants in such civil action, who are sued in their official capacity, shall be accomplished by a proper officer (1) leaving one true and attested copy of the process, including the declaration or complaint, with the Attorney General at the office of the Attorney General in Hartford, or (2) sending one true and attested copy of the process, including the summons and complaint, by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the Attorney General at the office of the Attorney General in Hartford.

Sec. 502. Subsection (a) of section 52-259b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2012):

(a) In any civil or criminal matter, if the court finds that a party is indigent and unable to pay a fee or fees payable to the court or to pay the cost of service of process and that the matter is not frivolous, the court shall waive such fee or fees and the cost of service of process shall be paid by the state.

Sec. 503. Subsection (c) of section 19a-112f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(c) The Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Advisory Committee shall terminate on June 30, [2012] 2013. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Sec. 501

October 1, 2012

52-64

Sec. 502

October 1, 2012

52-259b(a)

Sec. 503

from passage

19a-112f(c)