§ 17a-641 Coordination of transfer activities
§ 17a-643 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Criminal Justice Commission established
§ 17a-660 Awareness programs for health care providers re substance abuse during pregnancy
§ 17a-663 Regional planning boards
§ 17a-667 Connecticut Alcohol and Drug Policy Council
§ 17a-667a Fact sheet re opioids and opioid use disorder. Marketing campaign and public service announcements. Information portal re detoxification and rehabilitation beds and slots for outpatient treatment. Report. Working groups re disposal of opioid drugs and sub
§ 17a-670 Regional planning for substance abuse prevention and treatment
§ 17a-671 Subregional planning and action councils
§ 17a-672 Scope of powers and duties
§ 17a-673 Treatment programs. Annual report of facilities
§ 17a-674 Substance Use Disorder Revolving Loan Fund
§ 17a-675 Allocation of federal funds by department. Grants and contracts. Report
§ 17a-676 Applications for funds to the department by nonprofit organizations or municipal departments or units
§ 17a-677 Operation or funding of alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility
§ 17a-678 Programs and facilities exempt from certificate of need requirement
§ 17a-679 Expenses for necessary transportation of alcohol-dependent persons for admission to a treatment facility
§ 17a-680 Definitions
§ 17a-681 Regulations re treatment programs and facilities. Standards. Cooperation with Commissioner of Correction. Transfer of persons accused or convicted of nonviolent crimes
§ 17a-682 Voluntary admissions to treatment facilities operated by the department. Assistance on leaving
§ 17a-683 Police assistance for intoxicated persons. Protective custody of person incapacitated by alcohol. Medical examination. Detention and release. Notification to family. Assistance for nonadmitted person
§ 17a-684 Emergency treatment, grounds, application, procedure, detention and release. Rights after commitment
§ 17a-685 Application for involuntary commitment. Notice of hearing. Order of commitment. Recommitment. Discharge. Application for termination of commitment or recommitment and discharge
§ 17a-686 Procedural rules and rights during determinations of commitment, recommitment and termination of commitment and recommitment and discharge
§ 17a-686a Application for writ of habeas corpus for confined individual
§ 17a-687 Visitation and communication with patients
§ 17a-688 Record keeping and confidentiality. Permitted disclosure. Treatment or rehabilitation of minor
§ 17a-689 Liability of medical or police officer. False commitment and fraud, penalties
§ 17a-690 Local ordinance against intoxication not to include criminal or civil penalty. Exceptions
§ 17a-691 Definitions
§ 17a-692 Responsibilities and authority of Court Support Services Division re persons ordered treated for alcohol or drug dependency
§ 17a-693 Order for examination for alcohol or drug dependency
§ 17a-694 Examination for alcohol or drug dependency. Report
§ 17a-695 Motion for suspension of prosecution and treatment for alcohol and drug dependency
§ 17a-696 Order for suspension of prosecution and treatment for alcohol or drug dependency
§ 17a-697 Completion of treatment program. Dismissal of charges
§ 17a-698 Modification or termination of suspension of prosecution prior to completion of treatment program
§ 17a-699 Order of treatment for alcohol or drug dependency of convicted person
§ 17a-700 Completion of treatment program by convicted person
§ 17a-701 Modification of sentence or terms of probation prior to completion of treatment program by convicted person
§ 17a-710 Treatment programs for pregnant women with substance use disorders and their children
§ 17a-711 Task force on substance-abusing women and their children
§ 17a-712 Programs for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing
§ 17a-713 Chronic gamblers treatment and rehabilitation program. Account
§ 17a-714 Pilot research program for prescription of methadone or other therapies
§ 17a-714a Immunity and no violation of standard of care for prescribing, dispensing or administering opioid antagonist. Amendment of local emergency medical services plan
§ 17a-715 Pilot research drug education program for parents or guardians of children in neglect cases
§ 17a-716 Sober living homes. Report of certified status. List of homes. Distribution of disclosure form. Regulations

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 319j

  • another: may extend and be applied to communities, companies, corporations, public or private, limited liability companies, societies and associations. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.