Conn. Gen. Stat. § 51-286k

Current through the 2020 Third Special Session
Section 51-286k - Tracking and reporting of use of testimony by jailhouse witnesses
(a) Each state's attorney's office shall track the following:
(1) The substance and use of any testimony of a jailhouse witness, as defined in section 54-86o, against the interest of a (A) person suspected as the perpetrator of an offense, or (B) defendant, regardless of whether such testimony is presented at trial; and
(2) The jailhouse witness's agreement to cooperate with the state's attorney and benefit, as defined in section 54-86o, that the state's attorney has provided, offered or may offer in the future to the jailhouse witness in connection with the testimony described in subdivision (1) of this subsection.
(b) Each state's attorney's office shall send the information described in subsection (a) of this section to the Criminal Justice Policy and Planning Division within the Office of Policy and Management, which shall maintain a state-wide record of such materials. Such information shall be confidential and not be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, as defined in section 1-200.

Conn. Gen. Stat. § 51-286k

Added by P.A. 19-0131,S. 3 of the Connecticut Acts of the 2019 Regular Session, eff. 10/1/2019.