For the purpose of this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b

  • Business relationship: means any aspect of business (1) dealing with the sale, purchase, licensing or provision of goods, services or information. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Domestic individual: means any person as defined in subdivision (h) of this section, whose residence, domicile or principal place of business is in the state of Connecticut or who does business in the state of Connecticut. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
  • Foreign government: includes all governments and political subdivisions and the instrumentalities thereof, excepting the governments, political subdivisions, and instrumentalities of the United States and the states, commonwealths, territories, and possessions of the United States, and the District of Columbia. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
  • Foreign person: means any person whose principal place of residence, business or domicile is outside the United States, or any person controlled directly or indirectly by any other person whose principal place of residence, business or domicile is outside the United States. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
  • International organization: means any association or organization, of which a substantial portion of the membership includes foreign persons or foreign governments. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, trust or any other legal or commercial entity, including their officers, agents, employees and servants or any other person acting in a representative capacity. See Connecticut General Statutes 42-125b

(a) “Business relationship” means any aspect of business (1) dealing with the sale, purchase, licensing or provision of goods, services or information; or (2) affecting the ownership, management, employees, hiring practices, customers, clients, supplies, contractors, subcontractors or other business associates of any person engaged in commerce;

(b) “Control” means the power to influence the management or policies of a person or to play a significant role in the implementation thereof;

(c) “Participating in a discriminatory boycott” means the entering into or performing of any agreement, understanding or contractual arrangement for economic benefit by any person with any foreign government, foreign person or international organization, which is not specifically authorized by the laws of the United States and which is required or imposed, either directly or indirectly, overtly or covertly, by the foreign government, foreign person or international organization in order to restrict, condition, prohibit or interfere with any business relationship in this state on the basis of a domestic individual‘s race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, nationality or national origin; provided, handling, altering or shipping goods or complying with the commercial laws of a foreign country, unless such laws require discrimination against a domestic individual on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, nationality or national origin, shall not constitute a discriminatory boycott;

(d) “Domestic individual” means any person as defined in subdivision (h) of this section, whose residence, domicile or principal place of business is in the state of Connecticut or who does business in the state of Connecticut;

(e) “Foreign government” includes all governments and political subdivisions and the instrumentalities thereof, excepting the governments, political subdivisions, and instrumentalities of the United States and the states, commonwealths, territories, and possessions of the United States, and the District of Columbia;

(f) “Foreign person” means any person whose principal place of residence, business or domicile is outside the United States, or any person controlled directly or indirectly by any other person whose principal place of residence, business or domicile is outside the United States;

(g) “International organization” means any association or organization, of which a substantial portion of the membership includes foreign persons or foreign governments;

(h) “Person” means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, association, trust or any other legal or commercial entity, including their officers, agents, employees and servants or any other person acting in a representative capacity;

(i) “State of Connecticut” means the state and any political subdivisions thereof.