Rep. Tong Leads House In Passage Of Bill Created To Reduce Domestic Violence

April 27, 2016

“As legislators we have a duty to do everything we can to keep people safe,” Rep. William Tong said in leading passage of HB 5054, An Act Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence, which requires gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on passage of this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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Godfrey Applauds Domestic Violence Bill

April 27, 2016

"This is an important next step in ensuring that people in the state of Connecticut are safe in their own homes,” Godfrey said after the House of Representatives passed legislation requiring gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on passage of this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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Bill Passed To Prevent Domestic Violence

April 27, 2016

Domestic violence is a scourge on civilized society and must be prevented. That is why Representative Peter Tercyak voted for HB 5054, An Act Protecting Victims Of Domestic Violence. The bill requires gun owners to surrender their firearms within 24 hours after being served with a temporary restraining order in domestic violence cases. For more on this legislation, read the CT Mirror news story.

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Bill To Protect Women Against Violence Passes in Committee

March 28, 2016

HB 5623, a bill that protects victims of domestic violence by prohibiting possession of firearms by anyone who becomes subject to a temporary restraining order upon notice of being served, was approved in Judiciary Committee today.

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