State’s Attorneys’ Advisory Board

Minutes of the Meeting of February 25, 2013
Office of the Chief State’s Attorney
Rocky Hill, Connecticut

The meeting was called to order at 12:38 p.m. by State’s Attorney Matthew C. Gedansky.

Also in attendance were: State’s Attorneys David I. Cohen (Stamford-Norwalk); Michael Dearington (New Haven); Patricia M. Froehlich (Windham); Gail P. Hardy (Hartford); Kevin D. Lawlor (Ansonia-Milford); Peter A. McShane (Middlesex); Maureen Platt (Waterbury); Brian Preleski (New Britain); Michael L. Regan (New London); Stephen J. Sedensky III (Danbury) and John C. Smriga (Fairfield); Chief State’s Attorney Kevin T. Kane and Deputy Chief State’s Attorneys Leonard C. Boyle and John J. Russotto.

State’s Attorney Froehlich made a motion to approve the minutes of the January 28, 2013, meeting. The motion was seconded by State’s Attorney Lawlor and passed unanimously.

State’s Attorney Cohen raised the issue of bail bondsmen seeking release of bonds for certain defendants who are out of state. Chief State’s Attorney Kane reported the Division has proposed legislation to require bail bondsmen to pay up front the costs of extraditing fugitives back to Connecticut before a bond will be released. The legislation is pending.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 12:42 p.m.