New Laws on Guns, Bears and Criminal Justice Take Effect Oct. 1

Connecticut State Capitol. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

One of the new measures is designed to prevent street takeovers, which would apply to the groups of off-road vehicles that often speed through West Hartford.

By Hugh McQuaid, CTNewsJunkie.com 

New policies aimed at managing Connecticut’s growing black bear population, a prohibition on openly carrying firearms, and an option for prosecutors to require drivers contesting tickets to attend traffic safety education are all among a handful of laws going into effect next week.

This Sunday marks the start of a new quarter and the effective date of several laws passed during the 2023 legislative session.

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