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Police Accountability Listening Session

Posted on July 15, 2020 by admin


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Many of you have reached out about the draft bill addressing police accountability now being considered by the state legislature.

The CT General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee has just announced that a virtual listening session on the proposed bill will take place on Friday, July 17, 2020. This session is being held for the public to submit testimony and provide comment to committee members regarding proposed legislation on police accountability.

To access the rules of the Listening Session, please click the button below. Written testimony is encouraged. If you wish to submit written testimony, please copy (CC) me at Dave.Yaccarino@housegop.ct.gov when you send the email.

Here’s how you can share your thoughts on the proposal and make your voice heard.

Listening Session Rules & Participation Instructions

If you wish to speak at the Listening Session, you will be prompted to register within the on-line portal. Registration for public comment closes tomorrow night, Thursday, July 16, at 6:00 p.m. To access the registration portal click below.

On-line Registration

The nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research has produced an analysis on the proposed legislation. To review their report, click the button below.

OLR Analysis

You can also watch the session live or on-demand on Connecticut Network TV or CT-N.com. The session will start at 10 am on Friday and end no later than 10 pm.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns pertaining to state government.

Sincerely,
State Representative Dave Yaccarino