JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Senate was called to order at 12: 33 p. m. , the President in the Chair.

The prayer was offered by Acting Chaplain, Brittany Kaplan of Enfield, Connecticut.

The following is the prayer:

Dear Lord understanding is one of the greatest accomplishments of life and with it comes wisdom. Amen

PLEDGE

Senator McKinney of the 28th led the Senate in the pledge of Allegiance.

FAVORABLE REPORTS OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEES

SENATE BILLS

The following favorable reports were received from the Joint Standing Committees indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar and printing.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 54 (COMM) (File No. 309) AN ACT ESTABLISHING A RETIREMENT SAVINGS PLAN FOR LOW-INCOME PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 188 (COMM) (File No. 310) AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.

TRANSPORTATION. S. B. No. 190 (COMM) (File No. 311) AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PENALTIES FOR UNLAWFUL DIRT BIKE OPERATION AND A STUDY OF A TITLE SYSTEM FOR DIRT BIKE OWNERSHIP.

TRANSPORTATION. S. B. No. 849 (File No. 312) AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL BRIDGE PROGRAM REFORM AND ESTABLISHING A LOCAL TRANSPORTATION CAPITAL PROGRAM.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 907 (RAISED) (File No. 313) AN ACT CONCERNING ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR AN EMPLOYER'S NOTICE TO DISPUTE CERTAIN CARE DEEMED REASONABLE FOR AN EMPLOYEE UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION ACT.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 910 (RAISED) (File No. 314) AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYEE ACCESS TO PERSONNEL FILES.

TRANSPORTATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 1040 (RAISED) (File No. 315) AN ACT CONCERNING COUNTERFEIT AND NONFUNCTIONAL AIRBAGS.

TRANSPORTATION. S. B. No. 1041 (RAISED) (File No. 316) AN ACT CONCERNING MOTOR VEHICLE ISSUES AND TECHNICAL REVISIONS.

TRANSPORTATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 1043 (RAISED) (File No. 317) AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE CONNECTICUT STATE-WIDE PORT AUTHORITY.

LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. Substitute for S. B. No. 1075 (RAISED) (File No. 318) AN ACT CONCERNING NONWAGE PAYMENTS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND DAMAGE AWARDS IN WAGE CLAIM CASES.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY. S. B. No. 1094 (RAISED) (File No. 319) AN ACT CONCERNING EMERGENCY SERVICES AND PUBLIC PROTECTION.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following favorable reports were received from the Senate Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 22 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF ANDY F. BESSETTE OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. R. No. 23 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF SHARI G. CANTOR OF WEST HARTFORD TO BE A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

SENATE RESOLUTION

The following favorable report was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, read the second time and tabled for the calendar.

EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE NOMINATIONS. S. J. No. 52 RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF JAMES C. FERGUSON OF NEW HAVEN TO BE A MEMBER OF THE EDUCATION ARBITRATION BOARD.

FAVORABLE REPORT OF THE JOINT STANDING COMMITTEE

CHANGE OF REFERENCE

SENATE BILL

The following favorable reports on a Senate Bill recommending a change of reference was received from the Joint Standing Committee indicated, the report of the Committee accepted, and the bill referred as recommended:

ENVIRONMENT. S. B. No. 1020 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE INTERSTATE WILDLIFE VIOLATOR COMPACT.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

EDUCATION. Substitute for S. B. No. 876 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING AUTHORIZATION OF STATE GRANT COMMITMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECTS AND ROOF PITCH REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL BUILDINGS.

The bill was referred to the Committee on Finance, Revenue and Bonding.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

SENATE AND HOUSE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the first reading of the following bills and resolutions was waived, the list of bills and resolutions as prepared by the Clerks was accepted, and the bills and resolutions referred to the Committees as indicated thereon in concurrence:

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

S. B. No. 673 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION IN PUBLIC HOUSING', to permit residents of public housing to use common areas for political activity.

S. B. No. 729 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR EARLY VOTING IN A MUNICIPAL ELECTION', to establish a pilot program for early voting in a municipal election.

S. B. No. 761 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT MAKING THE JANITORIAL WORK PILOT PROGRAM FOR PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY OR A DISADVANTAGE PERMANENT', to make the janitorial work pilot program for persons with a disability and persons with a disadvantage permanent, and to expand the program to the Judicial Branch and Board of Regents for Higher Education.

S. B. No. 773 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE SITING OF STATE FACILITIES', to encourage the state to site state agency facilities in the central business districts of large municipalities.

S. B. No. 774 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING VOTING RIGHTS TO PERSONS BEING RELEASED FROM DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION FACILITIES', to ensure that any person convicted of a felony and committed to custody is informed of their eligibility to have his or her electoral privileges restored.

S. B. No. 777 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT ENABLING TOWNS TO CHECK VOTERS IN ELECTRONICALLY', to enable towns to check voters in electronically.

S. B. No. 778 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING POLLING PLACES FOR PRIMARIES', to allow municipalities to reduce the number of polling places for primaries.

JUDICIARY

S. B. No. 1158 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING VICTIMS OF SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING', to: (1) Amend existing provisions that provide for the inventory, seizure and forfeiture of criminal assets to include assets derived from commercial sexual exploitation of a minor; (2) require the Office of the Chief Court Administrator to develop a bilingual notice concerning resources for victims of human trafficking; (3) require certain liquor permit premises and truck stops to display such notice in a conspicuous location; and (4) require the Office of Victim Services to analyze the compensation and services provided to victims of human trafficking and make recommendations regarding statutory changes that may be enacted to address the needs of such victims.

S. B. No. 1159 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A VOCATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AT THE JOHN R. MANSON YOUTH INSTITUTION IN CHESHIRE', to establish a vocational education pilot program at the John R. Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire.

GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

H. B. No. 5289 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE TIMING OF CERTAIN SPECIAL MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS', to permit municipalities to save money by combining certain special municipal elections with regular elections.

H. B. No. 5895 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SICK LEAVE BANK FOR MUNICIPAL FIRST RESPONDERS', to provide additional resources to municipal first responders who have depleted their sick leave time.

H. B. No. 5898 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT IMPLEMENTING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE COMMISSION ON ENHANCING AGENCY OUTCOMES', to implement any recommendations of the Commission on Enhancing Agency Outcomes that have not yet been implemented legislatively.

H. B. No. 6100 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE REGIONAL CONSOLIDATION OF CERTAIN FUNCTIONS OF ELECTION ADMINISTRATION', to require the Secretary of the State to review and consider certain election administration functions performed by municipalities for the purpose of regional consolidation.

H. B. No. 6111 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE UNIFORM MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS ACT', to adopt provisions of the Uniform Military and Overseas Voters Act.

H. B. No. 6289 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING WEEKLY CAMPAIGN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS', to require the State Elections Enforcement Commission to review the schedules for the filing of campaign finance statements and to make recommendations to streamline the process for campaign treasurers.

H. B. No. 6290 (COMM) GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS. 'AN ACT CONCERNING DONATIONS MADE FROM JOINT CHECKING ACCOUNTS', to simplify the accounting of campaign donations from joint checking accounts.

JUDICIARY

H. B. No. 6691 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING THE ISSUANCE OF A WRITTEN COMPLAINT AND SUMMONS FOR THE COMMISSION OF A MISDEMEANOR OR VIOLATION', to eliminate the requirement that a peace officer take a suspect into custody and bring such suspect to a police department for processing when such suspect has proper identification and is accused of a misdemeanor or violation.

H. B. No. 6692 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING PARTICIPATION IN A PROGRAM OF COMMUNITY SERVICE FOR PERSONS SEEKING FEE WAIVERS IN CERTAIN CIVIL ACTIONS', to provide the court with authority to order (1) a person who receives a waiver of court fees or costs associated with service of process to participate in a program of community service, (2) a party to certain civil actions repay the state for costs incurred due to the granting of fee waivers pursuant to section 52-259b of the general statutes.

H. B. No. 6693 (RAISED) JUDICIARY. 'AN ACT CONCERNING COSTS INCURRED BY STATE RESIDENTS WHEN RESPONDING TO OUT-OF-STATE DISCOVERY REQUESTS', to allow state residents the opportunity to recover costs incurred in responding to out-of-state discovery requests.

EMERGENCY CERTIFICATION

SENATE BILL

SENATE BILL PASSED

The following Senate Bill was introduced, read by the Clerk and passed. (Emergency Certification signed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House accompanied the bill in accordance with Section 2-26 of the Connecticut General Statutes and Joint Rules 9 and 15. )

S. B. No. 1160 AN ACT CONCERNING GUN VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND CHILDREN'S SAFETY.

Senator Williams of the 29th, explained the bill and moved passage.

Remarking were Senators: Looney of the 11th, Harp of the 10th, Boucher of the 26th, Bye of the 5th, Stillman of the 20th, Kissel of the 7th, Meyer of the 12th, Guglielmo of the 35th and Coleman of the 2nd.

Senator Frantz of the 36th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5458) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 29 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 11

Those voting Nay 25

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “A” (LCO 5458) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

Strike lines 3 and 4 in their entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(a) For the purposes of this section, "long gun" means a firearm, as defined in section 53a-3, other than a shotgun, pistol or revolver. "

Strike subsection (c) of section 14 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(c) On and after October 1, 2013, no person, firm or corporation shall sell ammunition, other than ammunition for use in a shotgun, or an ammunition magazine to any person unless such person holds a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to subsection (b) of section 29-28 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, a valid permit to sell at retail a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to subsection (a) of section 29-28 of the general statutes, a valid eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to section 29-36f of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or a valid long gun eligibility certificate issued pursuant to section 2 of this act and presents to the transferor such permit or certificate, or unless such person holds a valid ammunition certificate issued pursuant to section 15 of this act and presents to the transferor such certificate and such person's motor vehicle operator's license, passport or other valid form of identification issued by the federal government or a state or municipal government that contains such person's date of birth and photograph. "

Senator Frantz of the 36th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 5459) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 33 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 10

Those voting Nay 26

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “B” (LCO 5459) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

   

N

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

Strike subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 23 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(1) "Large capacity magazine" means any firearm magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device that has the capacity of, or can be readily restored or converted to accept, more than seventeen rounds of ammunition, if such magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device is intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or more than ten rounds of ammunition, if such magazine, belt, drum, feed strip or similar device is intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, but does not include: (A) A feeding device that has been permanently altered so that it cannot accommodate more than seventeen rounds of ammunition, in the case of a feeding device intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or ten rounds of ammunition, in the case of a feeding device intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, (B) a . 22 caliber tube ammunition feeding device, (C) a tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action firearm, or (D) a magazine that is permanently inoperable; "

Strike subdivision (2) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(2) At that person's place of business or other property owned by that person, provided such large capacity magazine contains not more than seventeen bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or not more than ten bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver; "

Strike subdivision (6) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(6) While transporting the large capacity magazine between any of the places set forth in this subsection, or to any licensed gun dealer, provided (A) such large capacity magazine contains not more than seventeen bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a pistol or revolver, or not more than ten bullets, in the case of a large capacity magazine intended for use within a firearm other than a pistol or revolver, and (B) the large capacity magazine is transported in the manner required for an assault weapon under subdivision (2) of subsection (a) of section 53-202f of the general statutes, as amended by this act; or"

Strike subdivision (7) of subsection (f) of section 24 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(7) Pursuant to a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver, provided such large capacity magazine (A) is within a pistol or revolver that was lawfully possessed by the person prior to the effective date of this section, (B) does not extend beyond the bottom of the pistol grip, and (C) contains not more than seventeen bullets. "

Senator Frantz of the 36th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “C” (LCO 5461) and moved adoption.

Remarking was Senator Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 2: 36 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 10

Those voting Nay 26

Those absent and not voting 0

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

Strike subsection (c) of section 14 in its entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"(c) On and after October 1, 2013, no person, firm or corporation shall sell ammunition, other than . 22 caliber ammunition, or an ammunition magazine to any person unless such person holds a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to subsection (b) of section 29-28 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, a valid permit to sell at retail a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to subsection (a) of section 29-28 of the general statutes, a valid eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver issued pursuant to section 29-36f of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or a valid long gun eligibility certificate issued pursuant to section 2 of this act and presents to the transferor such permit or certificate, or unless such person holds a valid ammunition certificate issued pursuant to section 15 of this act and presents to the transferor such certificate and such person's motor vehicle operator's license, passport or other valid form of identification issued by the federal government or a state or municipal government that contains such person's date of birth and photograph. "

Remarking were Senators Duff of the 25th, LeBeau of the 3rd, Gerratana of the 6th, Bye of the 5th and Bartolomeo of the 13th.

Markley of the 16th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “D” (LCO 5460) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Williams of the 29th, Welch of the 31st and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 25 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 11

Those voting Nay 25

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “D” (LCO 5460) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

   

N

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

Strike sections 1 to 63, inclusive, in their entirety and substitute the following in lieu thereof and renumber sections and internal references accordingly:

"Section 1. Subsections (b) to (f), inclusive, of section 29-28 of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

(b) Upon the application of any person having a bona fide permanent residence [or place of business] within the jurisdiction of any such authority, such chief of police, warden or selectman may issue a temporary state permit to such person to carry a pistol or revolver within the state, provided such authority shall find that such applicant intends to make no use of any pistol or revolver which such applicant may be permitted to carry under such permit other than a lawful use and that such person is a suitable person to receive such permit. No state or temporary state permit to carry a pistol or revolver shall be issued under this subsection if the applicant (1) has failed to successfully complete a course approved by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection in the safety and use of pistols and revolvers including, but not limited to, a safety or training course in the use of pistols and revolvers available to the public offered by a law enforcement agency, a private or public educational institution or a firearms training school, utilizing instructors certified by the National Rifle Association or the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and a safety or training course in the use of pistols or revolvers conducted by an instructor certified by the state or the National Rifle Association, (2) has been convicted of a felony or of a violation of subsection (c) of section 21a-279 or section 53a-58, 53a-61, 53a-61a, 53a-62, 53a-63, 53a-96, 53a-175, 53a-176, 53a-178 or 53a-181d, (3) has been convicted as delinquent for the commission of a serious juvenile offense, as defined in section 46b-120, (4) has been discharged from custody within the preceding twenty years after having been found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental disease or defect pursuant to section 53a-13, (5) has been confined in a hospital for persons with psychiatric disabilities, as defined in section 17a-495, within the preceding [twelve] sixty months for (A) thirty or more consecutive days by order of a probate court, or (B) fifteen or more consecutive days under an emergency certificate, (6) is subject to a restraining or protective order issued by a court in a case involving the use, attempted use or threatened use of physical force against another person, (7) is subject to a firearms seizure order issued pursuant to subsection (d) of section 29-38c after notice and hearing, (8) is prohibited from shipping, transporting, possessing or receiving a firearm pursuant to 18 USC 922(g)(4), (9) is an alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States, or (10) is less than twenty-one years of age. Nothing in this section shall require any person who holds a valid permit to carry a pistol or revolver on October 1, 1994, to participate in any additional training in the safety and use of pistols and revolvers. Upon issuance of a temporary state permit to the applicant, the local authority shall forward the original application to the commissioner. Not later than sixty days after receiving a temporary state permit, an applicant shall appear at a location designated by the commissioner to receive the state permit. [Said] The commissioner may then issue, to any holder of any temporary state permit, a state permit to carry a pistol or revolver within the state. Upon issuance of the state permit, the commissioner shall make available to the permit holder a copy of the law regarding the permit holder's responsibility to report the loss or theft of a firearm and the penalties associated with the failure to comply with such law. Upon issuance of the state permit, the commissioner shall forward a record of such permit to the local authority issuing the temporary state permit. The commissioner shall retain records of all applications, whether approved or denied. The copy of the state permit delivered to the permittee shall be laminated and shall contain a full-face photograph of such permittee. A person holding a state permit issued pursuant to this subsection shall notify the issuing authority within two business days of any change of such person's address. The notification shall include the old address and the new address of such person.

(c) No issuing authority may require any sworn member of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection or an organized local police department to furnish such sworn member's residence address in a permit application. The issuing authority shall allow each such sworn member who has a permit to carry a pistol or revolver issued by such authority to revise such member's application to include a business or post office address in lieu of the residence address. The issuing authority shall notify each such member of the right to revise such application.

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 1-210 and 1-211, the name and address of a person issued a permit to sell at retail pistols and revolvers pursuant to subsection (a) of this section or a state or a temporary state permit to carry a pistol or revolver pursuant to subsection (b) of this section, or a local permit to carry pistols and revolvers issued by local authorities prior to October 1, 2001, shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed, except (1) such information may be disclosed to law enforcement officials acting in the performance of their duties, including, but not limited to, employees of the United States Probation Office acting in the performance of their duties, (2) the issuing authority may disclose such information to the extent necessary to comply with a request made pursuant to section 29-33 for verification that such state or temporary state permit is still valid and has not been suspended or revoked, and the local authority may disclose such information to the extent necessary to comply with a request made pursuant to section 29-33 for verification that a local permit is still valid and has not been suspended or revoked, and (3) such information may be disclosed to the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services to carry out the provisions of subsection (c) of section 17a-500.

(e) The issuance of any permit to carry a pistol or revolver does not thereby authorize the possession or carrying of a pistol or revolver in any premises where the possession or carrying of a pistol or revolver is otherwise prohibited by law or is prohibited by the person who owns or exercises control over such premises.

(f) Any bona fide resident of the United States having no bona fide permanent residence [or place of business] within the jurisdiction of any local authority in the state, but who has a permit or license to carry a pistol or revolver issued by the authority of another state or subdivision of the United States, may apply directly to the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection for a permit to carry a pistol or revolver in this state. All provisions of subsections (b), (c), (d) and (e) of this section shall apply to applications for a permit received by the commissioner under this subsection.

Sec. 2. Subsection (b) of section 29-36f of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

(b) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall issue an eligibility certificate unless said commissioner finds that the applicant: (1) Has failed to successfully complete a course approved by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection in the safety and use of pistols and revolvers including, but not limited to, a safety or training course in the use of pistols and revolvers available to the public offered by a law enforcement agency, a private or public educational institution or a firearms training school, utilizing instructors certified by the National Rifle Association or the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and a safety or training course in the use of pistols or revolvers conducted by an instructor certified by the state or the National Rifle Association; (2) has been convicted of a felony or of a violation of subsection (c) of section 21a-279 or section 53a-58, 53a-61, 53a-61a, 53a-62, 53a-63, 53a-96, 53a-175, 53a-176, 53a-178 or 53a-181d; (3) has been convicted as delinquent for the commission of a serious juvenile offense, as defined in section 46b-120; (4) has been discharged from custody within the preceding twenty years after having been found not guilty of a crime by reason of mental disease or defect pursuant to section 53a-13; (5) has been confined in a hospital for persons with psychiatric disabilities, as defined in section 17a-495, within the preceding [twelve] sixty months for (A) thirty or more consecutive days by order of a probate court, or (B) fifteen or more consecutive days under an emergency certificate; (6) is subject to a restraining or protective order issued by a court in a case involving the use, attempted use or threatened use of physical force against another person; (7) is subject to a firearms seizure order issued pursuant to subsection (d) of section 29-38c after notice and hearing; (8) is prohibited from shipping, transporting, possessing or receiving a firearm pursuant to 18 USC 922(g)(4); or (9) is an alien illegally or unlawfully in the United States.

Sec. 3. Section 29-38b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

(a) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, in fulfilling his obligations under sections 29-28 to 29-38, inclusive, as amended by this act, and section 53-202d, shall verify that any person who, on or after October 1, 1998, applies for or seeks renewal of a permit to sell at retail a pistol or revolver, a permit to carry a pistol or revolver, an eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver or a certificate of possession for an assault weapon has not been confined in a hospital for persons with psychiatric disabilities, as defined in section 17a-495, within the preceding [twelve] sixty months for (1) thirty or more consecutive days by order of a probate court, or (2) fifteen or more consecutive days under an emergency certificate, by making an inquiry to the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in such a manner so as to only receive a report on the commitment status of the person with respect to whom the inquiry is made including identifying information in accordance with the provisions of subsection (b) of section 17a-500.

(b) If the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection determines pursuant to subsection (a) of this section that a person has been confined in a hospital for persons with psychiatric disabilities, as defined in section 17a-495, within the preceding [twelve] sixty months for (1) thirty or more consecutive days by order of a probate court, or (2) fifteen or more consecutive days under an emergency certificate, said commissioner shall report the status of such person's application for or renewal of a permit to sell at retail a pistol or revolver, a permit to carry a pistol or revolver, an eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver or a certificate of possession for an assault weapon to the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services for the purpose of fulfilling his responsibilities under subsection (c) of section 17a-500.

Sec. 4. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2014) (a) For the purposes of this section and sections 5 and 6 of this act:

(1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection;

(2) "Convicted" means that a person has a judgment entered in this state against such person by a court upon a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere or a finding of guilty by a jury or the court notwithstanding any pending appeal or habeas corpus proceeding arising from such judgment;

(3) "Deadly weapon" means a deadly weapon, as defined in section 53a-3 of the general statutes;

(4) "Department" means the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection;

(5) "Identifying factors" means fingerprints, a photographic image, and a description of any other identifying characteristics as may be required by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection;

(6) "Not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect" means a finding by a court or jury of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect pursuant to section 53a-13 of the general statutes notwithstanding any pending appeal or habeas corpus proceeding arising from such finding;

(7) "Offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon" or "offender" means a person who has been convicted of an offense committed with a deadly weapon;

(8) "Offense committed with a deadly weapon" or "offense" means: (A) A violation of subsection (c) of section 2-1e, subsection (e) of section 29-28, as amended by this act, subsections (a) to (e), inclusive, or (i) of section 29-33, section 29-34, subsection (a) of section 29-35, section 29-36, 29-36k, 29-37a or 29-37e, subsection (c) of section 29-37g, section 29-37j, subsection (b), (c) or (g) of section 53-202, section 53-202b, 53-202c, 53-202j, 53-202k, 53-202l, 53-202aa, as amended by this act, or 53-206b, subsection (b) of section 53a-8, section 53a-55a, 53a-56a, 53a-60a, 53a-60c, 53a-72b, 53a-92a, 53a-94a, 53a-102a, 53a-103a, 53a-211, 53a-212, 53a-216, 53a-217, 53a-217a, as amended by this act, 53a-217b or 53a-217c, or a second or subsequent violation of section 53-202g of the general statutes; or (B) a violation of any section of the general statutes which constitutes a felony, as defined in section 53a-25 of the general statutes, provided the court makes a finding that, at the time of the offense, the offender used a deadly weapon, or was armed with and threatened the use of or displayed or represented by words or conduct that the offender possessed a deadly weapon;

(9) "Registrant" means a person required to register under section 506 of this act;

(10) "Registry" means a central record system in this state that is established pursuant to this section and receives, maintains and disseminates to law enforcement agencies information on persons convicted or found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect of an offense committed with a deadly weapon; and

(11) "Release into the community" means, with respect to a conviction or a finding of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect of an offense committed with a deadly weapon, (A) any release by a court after such conviction or finding of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect, a sentence of probation or any other sentence under section 53a-28 of the general statutes that does not result in the offender's immediate placement in the custody of the Commissioner of Correction; (B) release from a correctional facility at the discretion of the Board of Pardons and Paroles, by the Department of Correction to a program authorized by section 18-100c of the general statutes or upon completion of the maximum term or terms of the offender's sentence or sentences, or to the supervision of the Court Support Services Division in accordance with the terms of the offender's sentence; or (C) temporary leave to an approved residence by the Psychiatric Security Review Board pursuant to section 17a-587 of the general statutes, conditional release from a hospital for mental illness or a facility for persons with intellectual disability by the Psychiatric Security Review Board pursuant to section 17a-588 of the general statutes, or release upon termination of commitment to the Psychiatric Security Review Board.

(b) The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall, not later than January 1, 2014, establish and maintain a registry of all persons required to register under section 5 of this act as offenders convicted of an offense committed with a deadly weapon. The department shall, in cooperation with the Office of the Chief Court Administrator, the Department of Correction and the Psychiatric Security Review Board, develop appropriate forms for use by agencies and individuals to report registration information, including changes of address. Upon receipt of registration information, the department shall enter the information into the registry and notify the local police department or state police troop having jurisdiction where the registrant resides or plans to reside. Upon receiving notification pursuant to section 5 of this act that a registrant has changed his or her address, the department shall enter the information into the registry and notify the local police departments or state police troops having jurisdiction where the registrant previously resided and the jurisdiction where the registrant has relocated. The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall also ensure that the name and residence address of each registrant is available through the Connecticut on-line law enforcement communication teleprocessing system maintained by the department. If a registrant reports a residence in another state, the department may notify the state police agency of that state or such other agency in that state that maintains registry information, if known.

(c) The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection may suspend the registration of any person registered under section 5 of this act while such person is incarcerated, under civil commitment or residing outside this state. During the period that such registration is under suspension, the department may withdraw the registration information from access to law enforcement agencies. Upon the release of the registrant from incarceration or civil commitment or resumption of residency in this state by the registrant, the department shall reinstate the registration and redistribute the registration information in accordance with subsection (b) of this section. Suspension of registration shall not affect the date of expiration of the registration obligation of the registrant under section 5 of this act.

(d) The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall include in the registry the most recent photographic image of each registrant taken by the department, the Department of Correction, a law enforcement agency or the Court Support Services Division of the Judicial Department.

(e) Whenever the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection receives notice from a superior court pursuant to section 52-11 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, or a probate court pursuant to section 45a-99 of the general statutes, as amended by this act, that such court has ordered the change of name of a person, and the department determines that such person is listed in the registry, the department shall revise such person's registration information accordingly.

(f) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall develop a protocol for the notification of other state agencies, the Judicial Department and local police departments whenever a person listed in the registry changes such person's name and notifies the commissioner of the new name pursuant to section 5 of this act or whenever the commissioner determines pursuant to subsection (e) of this section that a person listed in the registry has changed such person's name.

(g) The information in the registry shall not be a public record or file for the purposes of section 1-200 of the general statutes. Any information disclosed pursuant to sections 4 to 6, inclusive, of this act, shall not be further disclosed unless such disclosure is permitted under sections 4 to 6, inclusive, of this act.

Sec. 5. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2014) (a) (1) Any person who has been convicted or found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect of an offense committed with a deadly weapon and is released into the community on or after January 1, 2014, shall, within fourteen calendar days following such release or, if such person is in the custody of the Commissioner of Correction, at such time prior to release as the Commissioner of Correction shall direct, and whether or not such person's place of residence is in this state, register such person's name, identifying factors, criminal history record, residence address and electronic mail address with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, on such forms and in such locations as the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall direct, and shall maintain such registration for five years.

(2) Prior to accepting a plea of guilty or nolo contendere from a person with respect to an offense committed with a deadly weapon, the court shall (A) inform the person that the entry of a finding of guilty after acceptance of the plea will subject the person to the registration requirements of this section, and (B) determine that the person fully understands the consequences of the plea.

(3) If any person who is subject to registration under this section changes such person's name, such person shall, within two days, notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection in writing of the new name. If any person who is subject to registration under this section changes such person's address, such person shall, within two days, notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection in writing of the new address. During such period of registration, each registrant shall complete and return any forms mailed to such registrant to verify such registrant's residence address and shall submit to the retaking of a photographic image upon request of the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection.

(b) Any offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon who is required to register under this section shall, not later than twenty days after each anniversary date of such initial registration, until the date such registration requirement expires under subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of this section, personally appear at the local police department or state police troop having jurisdiction where the registrant resides to verify and update, as appropriate, the contents of his or her registration. The local police department or state police troop, as the case may be, may defer such requirement to personally appear to a later date for good cause shown. Not later than thirty calendar days prior to such anniversary date, the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall mail written notice of the personal appearance requirement of this subsection to the registrant and the local police department or state police troop having jurisdiction where the registrant resides. Not later than thirty calendar days after the anniversary date of each registrant, the local police department or state police troop having jurisdiction where the registrant resides shall notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, on such form as the commissioner may prescribe, (1) whether the registrant complied with the personal appearance requirement of this subsection or whether such personal appearance requirement was deferred to a later date for good cause shown, and (2) if the personal appearance requirement was deferred to a later date for good cause shown, the local police department or state police troop shall indicate the later date established for such personal appearance and describe the good cause shown.

(c) Any person who is subject to registration under this section who violates any provisions of subsection (a) or (b) of this section shall be guilty of a class D felony, except that, if such person violates the provisions of this section by failing to notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection within two days of a change of name, address or status or another reportable event, such person shall be subject to such penalty if such failure continues for five business days.

Sec. 6. (NEW) (Effective January 1, 2014) (a) The registration information for each registrant shall include:

(1) The offender's name, including any other name by which the offender has been legally known, and any aliases used by the offender;

(2) Identifying information, including a physical description of the offender;

(3) The current residence address of the offender;

(4) The date of conviction of the offense;

(5) A description of the offense; and

(6) If the offender was sentenced to a term of incarceration for such offense, a portion of which was not suspended, the date the offender was released from such incarceration.

(b) The offender shall sign and date the registration.

(c) At the time that the offender appears for the purpose of registering, the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall photograph the offender and arrange for the fingerprinting of the offender and include such photograph and a complete set of fingerprints in the registry. If the offender is required to submit to the taking of a blood or other biological sample of sufficient quality for DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) analysis pursuant to section 54-102g of the general statutes, and has not submitted to the taking of such sample, the commissioner shall also require such sample to be taken for analysis pursuant to section 54-102g of the general statutes.

(d) The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection may require the offender to provide documentation to verify the contents of his or her registration.

Sec. 7. Section 45a-99 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2014):

(a) The courts of probate shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the Superior Court, as provided in section 52-11, as amended by this act, to grant a change of name, except a change of name granted in accordance with subsection (a) of section 46b-63, except that no court of probate may issue an order or otherwise allow for the change of name of a person who is required to register with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon unless such person complies with the requirements of subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of this section.

(b) (1) Any person who is required to register with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon who files an application with the Court of Probate for a change of name shall (A) prior to filing such application, notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, on such form as the commissioner may prescribe, that the person intends to file an application for a change of name, indicating the change of name sought, and (B) include with such application a sworn statement that such change of name is not being sought for the purpose of avoiding the legal consequences of a criminal conviction, including, but not limited to, a criminal conviction that requires such person to register as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon.

(2) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall have standing to challenge such person's application for a change of name in the court of probate where such change of name is sought. The commissioner shall challenge the change of name through the Attorney General. The court of probate may deny such person's application for a change of name if the court finds, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the person is applying for such change of name for the purpose of avoiding the legal consequences of a criminal conviction.

(c) Whenever the court, pursuant to this section, orders a change of name of a person, the court shall notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection of the issuance of such order if the court finds that such person is listed in the registry established and maintained pursuant to section 54-257 or in the registry established and maintained pursuant to section 4 of this act.

Sec. 8. Section 52-11 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective January 1, 2014):

(a) The superior court in each judicial district shall have jurisdiction of complaints praying for a change of name, brought by any person residing in the judicial district, and may change the name of the complainant, who shall thereafter be known by the name prescribed by said court in its decree, except that no superior court may issue an order or otherwise allow for the change of name of a person who is required to register with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon unless such person complies with the requirements of subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of this section.

(b) (1) Any person who is required to register with the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon who files an application with the Superior Court for a change of name shall (A) prior to filing such application, notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, on such form as the commissioner may prescribe, that the person intends to file an application for a change of name, indicating the change of name sought, and (B) include with such application a sworn statement that such change of name is not being sought for the purpose of avoiding the legal consequences of a criminal conviction, including, but not limited to, a criminal conviction that requires such person to register as a sexual offender or as an offender convicted of committing a crime with a deadly weapon.

(2) The Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall have standing to challenge such person's application for a change of name in the superior court where such change of name is sought. The commissioner shall challenge the change of name through the Attorney General. The superior court may deny such person's application for a change of name if the court finds, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the person is applying for such change of name for the purpose of avoiding the legal consequences of a criminal conviction.

(c) Whenever the court, pursuant to this section, orders a change of name of a person, the clerk of the court shall notify the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection of the issuance of such order if the clerk finds that such person is listed in the registry established and maintained pursuant to section 54-257 or in the registry established and maintained pursuant to section 4 of this act.

Sec. 9. Section 29-37i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

No person shall store or keep any loaded firearm on any premises under [his] such person's control if [he] such person knows or reasonably should know that (1) a minor is likely to gain access to the firearm without the permission of the parent or guardian of the minor, or (2) a resident of the premises is ineligible to possess a firearm under state or federal law, unless such person [(1)] (A) keeps the firearm in a securely locked box or other container or in a location which a reasonable person would believe to be secure, or [(2)] (B) carries the firearm on his or her person or within such close proximity thereto that [he] such person can readily retrieve and use [it] the firearm as if [he] such person carried [it] the firearm on his or her person. For the purposes of this section, "minor" means any person under the age of sixteen years.

Sec. 10. Section 52-571g of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

Any person whose act or omission constitutes a violation of section 29-37i, as amended by this act, shall be strictly liable for damages when a minor or a resident of the premises who is ineligible to possess a firearm under state or federal law, obtains a firearm, as defined in section 53a-3, and causes the injury or death of such minor, resident or any other person. For the purposes of this section, "minor" means any person under the age of sixteen years.

Sec. 11. Section 53a-217a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2013):

(a) A person is guilty of criminally negligent storage of a firearm when [he] such person violates the provisions of section 29-37i, as amended by this act, and a minor or, a resident of the premises who is ineligible to possess a firearm under state or federal law, obtains the firearm and causes the injury or death of [himself] such minor, resident or any other person. For the purposes of this section, "minor" means any person under the age of sixteen years.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not apply if the minor obtains the firearm as a result of an unlawful entry to any premises by any person.

(c) Criminally negligent storage of a firearm is a class D felony.

Sec. 12. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Any person who earned risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence under the provisions of section 18-98e of the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to 2013, prior to the effective date of this section shall forfeit such credit, except that nothing in this section shall invalidate the release or parole release of an inmate pursuant to such credit that occurred prior to the effective date of this section.

Sec. 13. Section 18-100c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

A person convicted of a crime who is incarcerated on or after July 1, 1993, who received a definite sentence of two years or less, and who has been confined under such sentence for not less than one-half of the sentence imposed by the court, less such time as may have been earned under the provisions of section 18-7, 18-7a, 18-98a, 18-98b or 18-98d, [or less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e,] may be released pursuant to subsection (e) of section 18-100 or to any other community correction program approved by the Commissioner of Correction.

Sec. 14. Section 18-100d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Notwithstanding any other provision of the general statutes, any person convicted of a crime committed on or after October 1, 1994, shall be subject to supervision by personnel of the Department of Correction until the expiration of the maximum term or terms for which such person was sentenced. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ]

Sec. 15. Section 54-125a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(a) A person convicted of one or more crimes who is incarcerated on or after October 1, 1990, who received a definite sentence or aggregate sentence of more than two years, and who has been confined under such sentence or sentences for not less than one-half of the aggregate sentence [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e] or one-half of the most recent sentence imposed by the court, [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e,] whichever is greater, may be allowed to go at large on parole in the discretion of the panel of the Board of Pardons and Paroles for the institution in which the person is confined, if (1) it appears from all available information, including any reports from the Commissioner of Correction that the panel may require, that there is reasonable probability that such inmate will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and (2) such release is not incompatible with the welfare of society. At the discretion of the panel, and under the terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the panel including requiring the parolee to submit personal reports, the parolee shall be allowed to return to the parolee's home or to reside in a residential community center, or to go elsewhere. The parolee shall, while on parole, remain under the jurisdiction of the board until the expiration of the maximum term or terms for which the parolee was sentenced. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ] Any parolee released on the condition that the parolee reside in a residential community center may be required to contribute to the cost incidental to such residence. Each order of parole shall fix the limits of the parolee's residence, which may be changed in the discretion of the board and the Commissioner of Correction. Within three weeks after the commitment of each person sentenced to more than two years, the state's attorney for the judicial district shall send to the Board of Pardons and Paroles the record, if any, of such person.

(b) (1) No person convicted of any of the following offenses, which was committed on or after July 1, 1981, shall be eligible for parole under subsection (a) of this section: (A) Capital felony, as provided under the provisions of section 53a-54b in effect prior to April 25, 2012, (B) murder with special circumstances, as provided under the provisions of section 53a-54b in effect on or after April 25, 2012, (C) felony murder, as provided in section 53a-54c, (D) arson murder, as provided in section 53a-54d, (E) murder, as provided in section 53a-54a, or (F) aggravated sexual assault in the first degree, as provided in section 53a-70a. (2) A person convicted of (A) a violation of section 53a-100aa or 53a-102, or (B) an offense, other than an offense specified in subdivision (1) of this subsection, where the underlying facts and circumstances of the offense involve the use, attempted use or threatened use of physical force against another person shall be ineligible for parole under subsection (a) of this section until such person has served not less than eighty-five per cent of the definite sentence imposed. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ]

(c) The Board of Pardons and Paroles shall, not later than July 1, 1996, adopt regulations in accordance with chapter 54 to ensure that a person convicted of an offense described in subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of this section is not released on parole until such person has served eighty-five per cent of the definite sentence imposed by the court. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ] Such regulations shall include guidelines and procedures for classifying a person as a violent offender that are not limited to a consideration of the elements of the offense or offenses for which such person was convicted.

(d) The Board of Pardons and Paroles shall hold a hearing to determine the suitability for parole release of any person whose eligibility for parole release is not subject to the provisions of subsection (b) of this section upon completion by such person of seventy-five per cent of such person's definite or aggregate sentence. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ] An employee of the board or, if deemed necessary by the chairperson, a panel of the board shall reassess the suitability for parole release of such person based on the following standards: (1) Whether there is reasonable probability that such person will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and (2) whether the benefits to such person and society that would result from such person's release to community supervision substantially outweigh the benefits to such person and society that would result from such person's continued incarceration. After hearing, if the board determines that continued confinement is necessary, it shall articulate for the record the specific reasons why such person and the public would not benefit from such person serving a period of parole supervision while transitioning from incarceration to the community. The decision of the board under this subsection shall not be subject to appeal.

(e) The Board of Pardons and Paroles shall hold a hearing to determine the suitability for parole release of any person whose eligibility for parole release is subject to the provisions of subdivision (2) of subsection (b) of this section upon completion by such person of eighty-five per cent of such person's definite or aggregate sentence. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ] An employee of the board or, if deemed necessary by the chairperson, a panel of the board shall assess the suitability for parole release of such person based on the following standards: (1) Whether there is reasonable probability that such person will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and (2) whether the benefits to such person and society that would result from such person's release to community supervision substantially outweigh the benefits to such person and society that would result from such person's continued incarceration. After hearing, if the board determines that continued confinement is necessary, it shall articulate for the record the specific reasons why such person and the public would not benefit from such person serving a period of parole supervision while transitioning from incarceration to the community. The decision of the board under this subsection shall not be subject to appeal.

(f) Any person released on parole under this section shall remain in the custody of the Commissioner of Correction and be subject to supervision by personnel of the Department of Correction during such person's period of parole.

Sec. 16. Section 53-202aa of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) A person is guilty of firearms trafficking if such person, knowingly and intentionally, directly or indirectly, causes one or more firearms that such person owns, is in possession of or is in control of to come into the possession of or control of another person who such person knows or has reason to believe is prohibited from owning or possessing any firearm under state or federal law.

(b) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a class C felony if such person, on or after October 1, 2007, but prior to October 1, 2013, sells, delivers or otherwise transfers five or fewer firearms, and a class B felony if such person, on or after October 1, 2007, but prior to October 1, 2013, sells, delivers or otherwise transfers more than five firearms. Any person who violates any provision of this section on or after October 1, 2013, shall be guilty of a class B felony for which three years of the sentence imposed may not be suspended or reduced by the court, and ten thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine.

(c) For the purposes of this section, "firearm" means "firearm" as defined in section 53a-3, but does not include [a rifle or shotgun or] an antique firearm as defined in subsection (b) of section 29-37a, as amended by this act.

Sec. 17. Section 53a-212 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) A person is guilty of stealing a firearm when, with intent to deprive another person of [his] such other person's firearm or to appropriate the [same] firearm to [himself] such person or a third party, [he] such person wrongfully takes, obtains or withholds a firearm, as defined in subdivision (19) of section 53a-3.

(b) Stealing a firearm is a class [D] C felony for which two years of the sentence imposed may not be suspended or reduced by the court, and five thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine.

Sec. 18. Section 29-32 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) For the purposes of this section, "conviction" means the entry of a judgment of conviction by any court of competent jurisdiction.

(b) Any state permit or temporary state permit for the carrying of any pistol or revolver may be revoked by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection for cause and shall be revoked by said commissioner upon conviction of the holder of such permit of a felony or of any misdemeanor specified in subsection (b) of section 29-28, as amended by this act, or upon the occurrence of any event which would have disqualified the holder from being issued the state permit or temporary state permit pursuant to subsection (b) of section 29-28, as amended by this act. Upon the revocation of any state permit or temporary state permit, the person whose state permit or temporary state permit is revoked shall be notified in writing and such state permit or temporary state permit shall be forthwith delivered to the commissioner. Any law enforcement authority shall confiscate and immediately forward to the commissioner any state permit or temporary state permit that is illegally possessed by any person. The commissioner may revoke the state permit or temporary state permit based upon the commissioner's own investigation or upon the request of any law enforcement agency. Any person who fails to surrender any permit within five days of notification in writing of revocation thereof shall be guilty of a class [C] A misdemeanor.

(c) Any local permit for the carrying of a pistol or revolver issued prior to October 1, 2001, may be revoked by the authority issuing the same for cause, and shall be revoked by the authority issuing the same upon conviction of the holder of such permit of a felony or of any misdemeanor specified in subsection (b) of section 29-28, as amended by this act, or upon the occurrence of any event which would have disqualified the holder from being issued such local permit. Upon the revocation of any local permit, the person whose local permit is revoked shall be notified in writing and such permit shall be forthwith delivered to the authority issuing the same. Upon the revocation of any local permit, the authority issuing the same shall forthwith notify the commissioner. Upon the revocation of any permit issued by the commissioner, the commissioner shall forthwith notify any local authority which the records of the commissioner show as having issued a currently valid local permit to the holder of the permit revoked by the commissioner. Any person who fails to surrender such permit within five days of notification in writing or revocation thereof shall be guilty of a class [C] A misdemeanor.

Sec. 19. Subsections (h) and (i) of section 29-33 of the general statutes are repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(h) If the court finds that a violation of this section is not of a serious nature and that the person charged with such violation (1) will probably not offend in the future, (2) has not previously been convicted of a violation of this section, and (3) has not previously had a prosecution under this section suspended pursuant to this subsection, [it] the court may order suspension of prosecution. The court shall not order suspension of prosecution unless the accused person has acknowledged that he understands the consequences of the suspension of prosecution. Any person for whom prosecution is suspended shall agree to the tolling of any statute of limitations with respect to such violation and to a waiver of his right to a speedy trial. Such person shall appear in court and shall be released to the custody of the Court Support Services Division for such period, not exceeding two years, and under such conditions as the court shall order. If the person refuses to accept, or, having accepted, violates such conditions, the court shall terminate the suspension of prosecution and the case shall be brought to trial. If such person satisfactorily completes his period of probation, he may apply for dismissal of the charges against him and the court, on finding such satisfactory completion, shall dismiss such charges. If the person does not apply for dismissal of the charges against him after satisfactorily completing his period of probation, the court, upon receipt of a report submitted by the Court Support Services Division that the person satisfactorily completed his period of probation, may on its own motion make a finding of such satisfactory completion and dismiss such charges. Upon dismissal, all records of such charges shall be erased pursuant to section 54-142a. An order of the court denying a motion to dismiss the charges against a person who has completed his period of probation or terminating the participation of a defendant in such program shall be a final judgment for purposes of appeal.

(i) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a class [D] C felony, except that any person who sells, delivers or otherwise transfers a pistol or revolver in violation of the provisions of this section [,] knowing that such pistol or revolver is stolen or that the manufacturer's number or other mark of identification on such pistol or revolver has been altered, removed or obliterated, shall be guilty of a class B felony for which three years of the sentence imposed may not be suspended or reduced by the court, and ten thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine, and any pistol or revolver found in the possession of any person in violation of any provision of this section shall be forfeited.

Sec. 20. Section 29-34 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) No person shall make any false statement or give any false information connected with any purchase, sale, delivery or other transfer of any pistol or revolver. Any person violating any provision of this subsection shall be guilty of a class [D] C felony for which three thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine.

(b) No person shall sell, barter, hire, lend, give, deliver or otherwise transfer to any person under the age of twenty-one years any pistol or revolver, except that a pistol or revolver may be temporarily transferred to any person only for the use by such person in target shooting or on a firing or shooting range, provided such use is otherwise permitted by law and is under the immediate supervision of a person eligible to possess a pistol or revolver. Any person violating any provision of this subsection shall be guilty of a class D felony for which one year of the sentence imposed may not be suspended or reduced by the court.

(c) Any pistol or revolver found in the possession of any person in violation of any provision of this section shall be forfeited.

Sec. 21. Section 29-36 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) No person shall remove, deface, alter or obliterate the name of any maker or model or any maker's number or other mark of identification on any firearm as defined in section 53a-3. The possession of any firearm upon which any identifying mark, number or name has been removed, defaced, altered or obliterated shall be prima facie evidence that the person owning or in possession of such firearm has removed, defaced, altered or obliterated the same.

(b) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be [fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than five years or both] guilty of a class C felony for which five thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine, and any firearm found in the possession of any person in violation of said provision shall be forfeited.

Sec. 22. Section 29-36i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) Any eligibility certificate for a pistol or revolver shall be revoked by the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection upon the occurrence of any event which would have disqualified the holder from being issued the certificate pursuant to section 29-36f, as amended by this act.

(b) Upon the revocation of any eligibility certificate, the person whose eligibility certificate is revoked shall be notified in writing and such certificate shall be forthwith delivered to the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection. Any person who fails to surrender such certificate within five days of notification in writing of revocation thereof shall be guilty of a class [C] A misdemeanor.

Sec. 23. Section 29-37j of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2013):

(a) Any person who purchases a firearm, as defined in section 53a-3, pursuant to section 29-33, as amended by this act, or 29-37a, as amended by this act, with the intent to transfer such firearm to any other person who the transferor knows or has reason to believe is prohibited from purchasing or otherwise receiving such a firearm pursuant to section 29-33, as amended by this act, or 29-37a, as amended by this act, shall be [fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than five years or both] guilty of a class C felony for which five thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine.

(b) Any person prohibited from purchasing or otherwise receiving or possessing a firearm and who solicits, employs or assists any person in violating the provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall be guilty of a class [B misdemeanor. If the] D felony, except that if such violation of subsection (a) of this section involves a transfer of more than one firearm, such person shall be guilty of a class [A misdemeanor] C felony for which five thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court if any of such firearms is actually transferred unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine. Each transfer shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) Any person convicted of violating the provisions of subsection (a) or (b) of this section and who was convicted of a felony within the prior five-year period shall be guilty of a class [D] B felony for which ten thousand dollars of the fine imposed may not be remitted or reduced by the court unless the court states on the record its reasons for remitting or reducing such fine.

Sec. 24. (Effective July 1, 2013) The state-wide firearms trafficking task force established in section 29-38e of the general statutes shall conduct a pilot program, within available appropriations, during a one-year period in one geographic area of the state, to implement the review, identification, tracking and coordination activities described in subsection (f) of section 29-38e of the general statutes. Not later than January 15, 2014, the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall submit a report, in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to appropriations, judiciary and public safety, describing the review, identification, tracking and coordination activities engaged in under the pilot program and the results of the pilot program.

Sec. 25. (Effective July 1, 2013) The sum of one million dollars is appropriated to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, from the General Fund, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2014, for the purpose of funding the pilot program established in section 24 of this act.

Sec. 26. (NEW) (Effective from passage and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2013) (a) Any resident of this state, as defined in subdivision (1) of subsection (a) of section 12-701 of the general statutes, who is subject to the tax imposed under chapter 229 of the general statutes for any taxable year shall be allowed a credit against the tax otherwise due under said chapter in an amount equal to the price paid by such taxpayer for a new safe that (1) is specifically manufactured to store firearms, (2) is constructed of steel or a material of equal or greater strength, (3) has a combination or key lock listed by Underwriters Laboratories, and (4) is for the personal, noncommercial use of the taxpayer, provided such credit shall not exceed three hundred dollars.

(b) If the amount of the credit allowed pursuant to this section exceeds the taxpayer's liability for the tax imposed under chapter 229 of the general statutes, the excess shall expire and shall not be refundable.

Sec. 27. Section 18-98e of the general statutes is repealed. (Effective from passage). "

In line 3759, strike "and"

In line 3763, after "training" insert the following "; and (3) the hiring of school resource officers"

Markley of the 16th offered Senate Amendment Schedule “E” (LCO 5462) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Williams of the 29th and Boucher of the 26th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 3: 33 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 14

Those voting Nay 22

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “E” (LCO 5462) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective from passage) Any person who earned risk reduction credit toward a reduction in such person's sentence under the provisions of section 18-98e of the general statutes, revision of 1958, revised to 2013, prior to the effective date of this section shall forfeit such credit, except that nothing in this section shall invalidate the release or parole release of an inmate pursuant to such credit that occurred prior to the effective date of this section.

Sec. 502. Section 18-100c of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

A person convicted of a crime who is incarcerated on or after July 1, 1993, who received a definite sentence of two years or less, and who has been confined under such sentence for not less than one-half of the sentence imposed by the court, less such time as may have been earned under the provisions of section 18-7, 18-7a, 18-98a, 18-98b or 18-98d, [or less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e,] may be released pursuant to subsection (e) of section 18-100 or to any other community correction program approved by the Commissioner of Correction.

Sec. 503. Section 18-100d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

Notwithstanding any other provision of the general statutes, any person convicted of a crime committed on or after October 1, 1994, shall be subject to supervision by personnel of the Department of Correction until the expiration of the maximum term or terms for which such person was sentenced. [less any risk reduction credit earned under the provisions of section 18-98e. ]

Sec. 504. Section 18-98e of the general statutes is repealed. (Effective from passage)"

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

Sec. 501

from passage

New section

Sec. 502

from passage

18-100c

Sec. 503

from passage

18-100d

Sec. 504

from passage

Repealer section

Remarking were Senators Harp of the 10th, Cassano of the 4th, Crisco of the 17th, Welch of the 31st, Leone of the 27th, Musto of the 22nd, Ayala of the 23rd, Maynard of the 18th, Linares of the 33rd, Fonfara of the 1st, Boucher of the 26th, McLachlan of the 24th and Kane of the 32nd.

Kane of the 32nd offered Senate Amendment Schedule “F” (LCO 5467) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 5: 13 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 35

Necessary for Adoption 18

Those voting Yea 12

Those voting Nay 23

Those absent and not voting 1

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “F” (LCO 5467) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

 

Y

 

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

   

N

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

A

   

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

In line 1011, after "duty" and before the semicolon, insert ", or retired members or employees of such departments or military or naval forces"

Kane of the 32nd offered Senate Amendment Schedule “G” (LCO 5475) and moved adoption.

Remarking were Senators Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 5: 18 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 12

Those voting Nay 24

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Senate Amendment Schedule “G” (LCO 5475) was Rejected.

The following is the roll call vote:

   

N

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

   

N

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

   

N

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

   

N

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

   

N

4

STEVE CASSANO

   

N

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

   

N

5

BETH BYE

   

N

23

ANDRES AYALA

   

N

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

 

Y

 

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

   

N

25

BOB DUFF

 

Y

 

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

   

N

9

PAUL DOYLE

   

N

27

CARLO LEONE

   

N

10

TONI N. HARP

   

N

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

   

N

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

   

N

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

   

N

12

EDWARD MEYER

 

Y

 

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

   

N

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

 

Y

 

31

JASON WELCH

   

N

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

 

Y

 

32

ROBERT J. KANE

   

N

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

 

Y

 

33

ART LINARES

 

Y

 

16

JOE MARKLEY

   

N

34

LEONARD FASANO

   

N

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

 

Y

 

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

The following is the Amendment.

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

"Sec. 501. (NEW) (Effective July 1, 2013, and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2013) (a) For the purposes of this section, "resident of this state" has the meaning provided in section 12-701 of the general statutes, "part-time resident of this state" has the meaning provided in section 12-701 of the general statutes, and "securely locked box or other container suitable to store or keep a firearm" means a securely locked box or other container that is suitable to store or keep a firearm on premises under a person's control in accordance with the requirements set forth in section 29-37i of the general statutes, as amended by this act.

(b) Any resident of this state or part-time resident of this state shall be allowed a credit in determining the amount of tax liability under chapter 229 of the general statutes equal to the amount of expenses paid or incurred by such taxpayer to purchase a securely locked box or other container suitable to store or keep a firearm. Such credit may only be used to reduce such resident's tax liability for the year for which such credit is applicable and shall not be used to reduce such tax liability to less than zero. The amount of tax due pursuant to sections 12-705 and 12-722 of the general statutes shall be calculated without regard to such credit. "

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

Sec. 501

July 1, 2013, and applicable to taxable years commencing on or after January 1, 2013

New section

Remarking were Senators Harp of the 10th, Osten of the 19th, Witkos of the 8th, Fasano of the 34th, Looney of the 11th, McKinney of the 28th and Williams of the 29th.

The chair ordered the vote be taken by roll call.

The following is the result of the vote at 6: 38 p. m. :

Total Number Voting 36

Necessary for Adoption 19

Those voting Yea 26

Those voting Nay 10

Those absent and not voting 0

On the roll call vote Emergency Certified Senate Bill No. 1160 was Passed.

The following is the roll call vote:

 

Y

 

1

JOHN W. FONFARA

   

N

19

CATHERINE A. OSTEN

 

Y

 

2

ERIC D. COLEMAN

 

Y

 

20

ANDREA STILLMAN

 

Y

 

3

GARY LEBEAU

 

Y

 

21

KEVIN KELLY

 

Y

 

4

STEVE CASSANO

 

Y

 

22

ANTHONY J. MUSTO

 

Y

 

5

BETH BYE

 

Y

 

23

ANDRES AYALA

 

Y

 

6

TERRY B. GERRATANA

 

Y

 

24

MICHAEL A. MCLACHLAN

   

N

7

JOHN A. KISSEL

 

Y

 

25

BOB DUFF

   

N

8

KEVIN D. WITKOS

 

Y

 

26

TONI BOUCHER

 

Y

 

9

PAUL DOYLE

 

Y

 

27

CARLO LEONE

 

Y

 

10

TONI N. HARP

 

Y

 

28

JOHN MCKINNEY

 

Y

 

11

MARTIN M. LOONEY

 

Y

 

29

DONALD E. WILLIAMS, JR.

 

Y

 

12

EDWARD MEYER

   

N

30

CLARK J. CHAPIN

 

Y

 

13

DANTE BARTOLOMEO

   

N

31

JASON WELCH

 

Y

 

14

GAYLE SLOSSBERG

   

N

32

ROBERT J. KANE

 

Y

 

15

JOAN V. HARTLEY

   

N

33

ART LINARES

   

N

16

JOE MARKLEY

 

Y

 

34

LEONARD FASANO

 

Y

 

17

JOSEPH J. CRISCO, JR.

   

N

35

ANTHONY GUGLIELMO

   

N

18

ANDREW MAYNARD

 

Y

 

36

L. SCOTT FRANTZ

SUSPENSION OF THE RULES

IMMEDIATE TRANSMITTAL TO THE HOUSE

Senator Looney of the 11th, moved for immediate transmittal to the House Emergency Certified Senate Bill 1160.

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Looney of the 11th, the Senate at 6: 41 p. m. adjourned subject to the call of the chair.