FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 26, 2018
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Thursday, December 6, 2018 10:00 a.m. Legislative Office Building, Room 1C 300 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT 06106
On Thursday, December 6, 2018, the Connecticut Sentencing Commission will hold a public hearing on several potential legislative proposals:
Reform of the Sex Offender Registry and other recommendations from the Commission’s report on sex offender sentencing, registration, and management system Reform of the sentence modification and sentence review statutesAn Act Concerning Misdemeanor SentencesAn Act Concerning the Adoption and Safe Families ActAn Act Concerning Automatic Erasure of Certain RecordsAn Act Concerning Voting RightsAn Act Concerning Accelerated Pretrial RehabilitationReform of the child pornography statutes
The hearing will take place in Hearing Room 1C of the Legislative Office Building, 300 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, at 10:00 a.m.
Sign-up for the public hearing will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at 9:30 a.m. in the 1st floor Atrium of the Legislative Office Building. Speaker order will be determined by lottery. Anyone wishing to testify after the drawing is closed must sign up on the official list in Room 1C, at which point sign-up will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Written testimony for the public hearing will be accepted for distribution to Commission members during the sign up period. If you would like each Commissioner to have a copy of your testimony for the hearing, please submit 25 copies. If you would simply like to have your testimony submitted for the public record, please submit one copy. Please note that any testimony submitted for the public record will be placed on the Commission's website and is subject to Connecticut’s Freedom of Information statutes and regulations. At any point prior to the hearing, electronic testimony for the public record can be submitted to the Commission via email: SentencingCommission@ccsu.edu.
Speakers will be limited to three minutes of testimony. Testimony should be limited to matters related to the proposals on the agenda.
If you have any questions, please contact the Commission at (860) 832-1681 or via e-mail at the address listed above.
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