Rosa Rebimbas

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Rosa Rebimbas
Connecticut State Representative Rosa C. Rebimbas, 70th District.jpg
Connecticut Representative from the 70th District
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Preceded by Kevin DelGobbo
Constituency Represents Naugatuck, Connecticut
Personal details
Born Naugatuck, Connecticut
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Ever Linares
Residence Naugatuck, Connecticut
Website Official website

Rosa Rebimbas is a Republican member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing the 70th District. She won a special election March 2, 2009 over Democrat Kevin McSherry.[1]

Rebimbas is owner/sole proprietor of The Law Offices of Rosa C. Rebimbas, LLC, a general law firm with offices in Naugatuck.

She is President of the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Waterbury, and a former member of the Naugatuck Finance Board, and the Water Pollution Board.[2]

Legislative history[edit]

Rebimbas attracted national attention when she introduced a bill that would lessen the penalty for "sexting" between two consenting minors. The bill would make it a Class A misdemeanor for children under 18 to send or receive text messages that include nude or sexual images. It is currently a felony for children to send such messages, and violators could end up on the state's sex offender registry. Rebimbas appeared on "Fox & Friends" and CNN to talk about the bill.[3]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Former Member of Appropriations Committee
  • Former Member of Energy and Technology Committee
  • Public Safety and Security Committee
  • Ranking Member of General Law Committee
  • Children's Committee

Education[edit]

Rosa received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Secondary Education along with a minor in Faith, Peace and Justice from Fairfield University. And she received her Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah.

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