(a) Notwithstanding the requirements of § 3-6c, the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection, upon the approval of the Chief State’s Attorney, shall have the authority to enter into separate memoranda of agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut for the purpose of establishing the authority of each tribe’s police department and police officers to exercise law enforcement powers pursuant to sections 7-294a to 7-294e, inclusive.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 47-65c

  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.

(b) Notwithstanding the requirements of § 3-6c, the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection and the Chief State’s Attorney shall jointly have the authority to revoke any memorandum of agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe or the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut entered into pursuant to subsection (a) of this section.

(c) Upon entering into any memorandum of agreement pursuant to subsection (a) of this section, the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection shall submit a copy of such agreement to the speaker of the House of Representatives, the president pro tempore of the Senate, the majority leader of the House of Representatives, the majority leader of the Senate, the minority leader of the House of Representatives and the minority leader of the Senate and to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public safety and government administration.