Connecticut's news media has dedicated considerable time to sharing the concerns of residents frustrated not just by escalating motor vehicle break-ins, but also brazen car thefts committed by juveniles who act without fear of significant legal repercussion.
There's a Judiciary Committee public hearing Wednesday [Details below] where you can share your thoughts about the motor vehicle theft crisis.
Early this session, House Republicans submitted legislation to impose actual consequences for teenagers (15-18) who are repeatedly charged with stealing or attempting to steal a vehicle.
Our proposal introduced at the start of the legislative session included:
Judiciary Committee public hearing
Wed., March 31, @ 10 a.m.
Deadline to register: Tues., March 30 @ 3 p.m.
TESTIFY BY EMAIL
Email written testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org and state your name and bills (H.B. 6667 & 6669.)
TESTIFY BY TELEPHONE
Call the Phone Registrant Line at (860) 240-5255 to leave your contact information.