PA 13-201—HB 6509 (VETOED)

Judiciary Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE CONNECTICUT SENTENCING COMMISSION REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION

SUMMARY: This act expands, from 23 to 27, the membership of the Connecticut Sentencing Commission by adding the Judiciary Committee's chairpersons and ranking members, or their designees. The designees must be chosen from among the committee's members.

By law, the commission (1) reviews the state's existing criminal sentencing structure and any proposed changes to it and (2) makes recommendations to the governor, the legislature, and criminal justice agencies.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2013

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