(a) No person shall prepare, offer to prepare, cause to be prepared, sell or offer for sale any term paper, thesis, dissertation, essay, report or other written, recorded, pictorial, artistic or other assignment knowing, or under the circumstances having reason to know, that said assignment is intended for submission either in whole or substantial part under the name of a student other than the author of the term paper, thesis, dissertation, essay, report or other written, recorded, pictorial, artistic or other assignment in fulfillment of the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate or course of study at any university, college, academy, school or other educational institution which is chartered, incorporated, licensed, registered or supervised by this state.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 53-392b

  • assignment: means any specific written, recorded, pictorial, artistic or other academic task that is intended for submission to any university, college, academy, school or other educational institution which is chartered, incorporated, licensed, registered or supervised by this state, in fulfillment of the requirements of a degree, diploma, certificate or course of study at any such educational institution. See Connecticut General Statutes 53-392a
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, limited liability company or association. See Connecticut General Statutes 53-392a
  • prepare: means to create, write or in any way produce in whole or substantial part a term paper, thesis, dissertation, essay, report or other written, recorded, pictorial, artistic or other assignment for a fee. See Connecticut General Statutes 53-392a

(b) Nothing contained in this chapter shall prevent any person from providing tutorial assistance, research material, information or other assistance to persons enrolled in a university, college, academy, school or other educational institution which is chartered, incorporated, licensed, registered or supervised by this state, which is not intended for submission directly or in substantial part as an assignment under the student’s name to such educational institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a degree, diploma, certificate or course of study or to prevent any person from rendering for a fee services which include the typing, research, assembling, transcription, reproduction or editing of a manuscript or other assignment which he has not prepared at the request of or on behalf of the purchaser.