CT HB06874 | 2023 | General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Committee Bill
Status: Passed on June 13 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-13 - Signed by the Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


To: (1) Eliminate the requirement that the parties to a dissolution or legal separation action wait ninety days after the return date before proceeding on such action, (2) expand access to juvenile and youthful offender proceedings to the next of kin of victims, (3) specify that information obtained and results of the risk and behavioral health screening shall be used for the purpose of identifying appropriate treatment and interventions for a child, (4) require the Victim Services Unit within the Department of Correction to inform a crime victim, who is registered with said unit, of the Board of Pardons and Paroles intent to consider terminating the period of special parole that was imposed on the person committing the crime, (5) include enhanced penalties for assaults on Judicial Branch personnel providing post-conviction secure detention and programming services to juveniles adjudicated of a delinquent act, (6) remove obsolete statutory references to "family with service needs", (7) revise statutes relating to the sharing of certain Judicial Branch records, (8) address the award of damages in certain employment related matters, (9) establish the crime of intimidating a judge or family support magistrate, (10) repeal obsolete statutes concerning messengers employed by the Judicial Branch, (11) change the name of the judicial district of Fairfield to the judicial district of Bridgeport, and (12) make technical and conforming statutory changes.

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An Act Concerning Judicial Branch Operations, The Sharing Of Judicial Branch Records And The Award Of Damages In Certain Civil Matters.


Roll Calls

2023-06-02 - Senate - Senate Roll Call Vote 333 (Y: 32 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-10 - House - House Roll Call Vote 96 (Y: 149 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-03-28 - Joint - JUD Vote Tally Sheet (Joint Favorable Substitute) (Y: 26 N: 11 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-06-13HouseSigned by the Governor
2023-06-07HouseTransmitted by Secretary of the State to Governor
2023-06-07HouseTransmitted to the Secretary of State
2023-06-06HousePublic Act 23-46
2023-06-02HouseIn Concurrence
2023-06-02SenateSenate Passed
2023-05-12SenateSenate Calendar Number 496
2023-05-12SenateFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
2023-05-10HouseHouse Passed
2023-04-17HouseFile Number 640
2023-04-17HouseHouse Calendar Number 405
2023-04-17HouseFavorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
2023-04-17HouseReported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
2023-04-10HouseReferred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/17/23 12:00 PM
2023-03-29HouseFiled with Legislative Commissioners' Office
2023-03-28HouseJoint Favorable Substitute
2023-03-10HousePublic Hearing 03/15
2023-03-07HouseReferred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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