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House Bill No. 5511

PUBLIC ACT NO. 96-66

AN ACT CONCERNING UNIVERSITY SPECIAL POLICE FORCES.

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

Section 10a-142 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) There [is] ARE established [a] special police [force] FORCES for The University of Connecticut at Storrs and its several branches, The University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic and Western Connecticut State University in Danbury THE members of [which] EACH SPECIAL POLICE FORCE shall have the same duties, responsibilities and authority under sections 7-281, 14-8, 54-1f and 54-33a and title 53a, as members of a duly organized local police department. The jurisdiction of said special police force shall extend to the geographical limits of the property owned or under the control of the above institutions, and to property occupied by The University of Connecticut in the town of Mansfield, except as provided in subsection (b) of section 7-277a.

(b) Members of said special police [force] FORCES shall continue to be state employees and shall be subject to the provisions of chapter 67, and parts III and IV of chapter 185b. The provisions of part V of chapter 104 and section 7-433c shall not apply to such members.

(c) Said special police [force] FORCES shall have access to, and use of, the Connecticut On-Line Law Enforcement Communications Teleprocessing System without charge.

(d) THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF ANY INSTITUTION LISTED IN SUBSECTION (a) OF THIS SECTION WHICH MAINTAINS A SPECIAL POLICE FORCE MAY ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH ONE OR MORE OF SAID OTHER INSTITUTIONS WHICH MAINTAIN A SPECIAL POLICE FORCE TO FURNISH OR RECEIVE POLICE ASSISTANCE UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS AND TERMS SPECIFIED IN SUBSECTION (a) OF SECTION 7-277a.

Approved May 7, 1996. Effective October 1, 1996.

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