As used in sections 1-110 to 1-110d, inclusive:

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 1-110

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.

(1) “Public official” means public official, as defined in section 1-79, a judge of any court either elected or appointed, and any elected or appointed municipal official;

(2) “State or municipal employee” means state employee, as defined in section 5-154, and includes an employee of any quasi-public agency, as defined in section 1-120, or any person, whether appointed or under contract, who provides services for a city, town or other political subdivision of the state for which a pension is provided; and

(3) “Crime related to state or municipal office” means any of the following criminal offenses committed by a person while serving as a public official or state or municipal employee:

(A) The committing, aiding or abetting of an embezzlement of public funds from the state, a municipality or a quasi-public agency;

(B) The committing, aiding or abetting of any felonious theft from the state, a municipality or a quasi-public agency;

(C) Bribery in connection with service as a public official or state or municipal employee; or

(D) The committing of any felony by such person who, wilfully and with the intent to defraud, realizes or obtains, or attempts to realize or obtain, a profit, gain or advantage for himself or herself or for some other person, through the use or attempted use of the power, rights, privileges or duties of his or her position as a public official or state or municipal employee.