Conn. Gen. Stat. § 51-286j

Current through the 2022 Legislative Session.
Section 51-286j - Collection of disaggregated, case level prosecutorial data
(a) The Division of Criminal Justice, in consultation with the Judicial Branch, the Department of Correction and the Criminal Justice Information System Governing Board, established under section 54-142, shall collect for the purposes of section 4-68ff disaggregated, case level data by docket number pertaining to defendants who are eighteen years of age or older at the time of the commission of an alleged offense under each of the categories described in subdivisions (1) to (13), inclusive, of this subsection, as follows:
(1) Arrests, including data on citations, summonses, custody arrests, warrants and on-site arrests;
(2) Arraignments of individuals in custody;
(3) Continuances;
(4) Diversionary programs, including data on program applications, program diversions, successful completions by defendants of such programs, failures by defendants to complete such programs and people in diversion on the first of the month;
(5) Contact between victims and prosecutorial officials, including data on cases involving victims;
(6) Dispositions, including data on pending cases and cases disposed of;
(7) Nonjudicial sanctions, including data on nonjudicial sanctions applied, successful completion of nonjudicial sanctions, failure of nonjudicial sanctions and persons on nonjudicial sanction status on the first of the month;
(8) Plea agreements, including data on total plea agreements, agreements involving probation, agreements involving prison, other agreements and prosecutor's last best offer;
(9) Cases going to trial, including data on cases added per month, pending trial cases, plea offers accepted by the court per month, plea offers rejected by the court per month, disposition by trial, disposition involving probation, disposition involving prison and other dispositions;
(10) Demographics, including data on race, sex, ethnicity and age;
(11) Court fees or fines, including those imposed by the court at the disposition of the defendant's case and any outstanding balance the defendant may have on such fees or fines;
(12) Restitution amounts ordered pursuant to subsection (c) of section 53a-28, including any amount collected by the court and any amount paid to a victim; and
(13) The zip code of the defendant's primary residence.
(b) No information collected under this section that personally identifies a victim may be disclosed under section 4-68ff.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 51-286j

Added by P.A. 19-0059,S. 2 of the Connecticut Acts of the 2019 Regular Session, eff. 7/1/2019.