2011 Connecticut Code
Title 29 Public Safety and State Police
Chapter 530a Connecticut Humane Society
Sec. 29-108b. (Formerly Sec. 17-23). Appointment of agents as special police officers.

      Sec. 29-108b. (Formerly Sec. 17-23). Appointment of agents as special police officers. The Commissioner of Public Safety may appoint, at the request of the Connecticut Humane Society, accredited agents of that society as special police officers to serve for two years from the date of their respective appointments, subject to removal by said commissioner. Such officers shall serve without pay, except their regular compensation as agents of said society. They shall receive no fees for service or return of any criminal process and shall have, throughout the state, the powers of constables and police officers to arrest and detain any person violating any provision of the statutes concerning cruelty to animals.

      (1949 Rev., S. 2917; P.A. 77-614, S. 486, 610; P.A. 88-156, S. 11; P.A. 00-99, S. 137, 154.)

      History: P.A. 77-614 replaced state police commissioner with commissioner of public safety, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 88-156 deleted reference to neglect or cruel treatment of children or offenses against children from list of violations; Sec. 17-23 transferred to Sec. 29-108b in 1989; P.A. 00-99 deleted reference to sheriffs, effective December 1, 2000.

      Cited. 218 C. 757.

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