HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's panel charged with reviewing the deadly Newtown school shooting is meeting for the first time.
Members are scheduled to be briefed Thursday by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky on the status of the investigation into the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in which 20 first graders and six educators died.
Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Denver's district attorney during the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, will also make a presentation. He was a member of a similar commission to then-Gov. Bill Owens.
Virginia Law Professor Richard Bonnie will discuss how his state reacted to the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting. He was a consultant to then-Virginia Gov. Tim Kane's review panel.
Malloy's panel has until March 15 to submit initial recommendations.
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