AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ACCELERATED REHABILITATION PROGRAM.
AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ACCELERATED REHABILITATION PROGRAM.
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General Assembly

Proposed Bill No. 6820

January Session, 2007

LCO No. 2918

Referred to Committee on Judiciary

Introduced by:

REP. STONE, 9th Dist.

AN ACT EXPANDING ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ACCELERATED REHABILITATION PROGRAM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That subsection (b) of section 54-56e of the general statutes be amended to make the accelerated rehabilitation program available to a person who has previously used the program if, during the twenty-year period prior to the subsequent arrest, the person has not used the program or been convicted of a serious crime.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow a person who has previously used the accelerated rehabilitation program to use the program again after twenty years if the person has not been convicted of a serious crime during such twenty-year period.