Amendment Article XX
CONSTITUTION ARTICLE V, Sections 1 and 2
Creation of the Appellate Court.
HJR 95 1981
House: 3953-3975, 4231-4239, 7746-7763
Committee: Judiciary: 1225
Total Pages: 57 pages
Adopted: November 24, 1982 by a popular vote of 387,116 in favor and 156,257 against.
“ the Superior Court [appeals] are taken to the Supreme Court. There’s been a growth in the number of appeals going [to] . . . our Supreme Court and . . . they’re [not] getting the proper treatment . . . this will create an Appeals Court . . .”
–Rep. Tulisano speaking on the floor of the Connecticut House of Representatives Wednesday, May 27, 1981 to explain the need for proposed constitutional amendment House Joint Resolution No. 95.