§ 19a-1 Terms “Commissioner of Health”, “Health Commissioner”, “Department of Health”, or “state Department of Health”, deemed to mean Commissioner or Department of Health Services
§ 19a-1a Department of Public Health. Successor department to Department of Public Health and Addiction Services
§ 19a-1b Department of Public Health and Addiction Services: Administration, operations and programs units. Agency goals
§ 19a-1c Department of Public Health: Successor department to Department of Public Health and Addiction Services. Terms Commissioner or Department of Public Health and Addiction Services deemed to mean Commissioner or Department of Public Health
§ 19a-1d Commissioner of Public Health: Appointment and qualifications
§ 19a-2 Department of Health Services. Commissioner. Successor department to Department of Health
§ 19a-2a Powers and duties
§ 19a-2b Commissioner may appear as intervenor for purpose of determining compliance with state health plan
§ 19a-2c Appointment of superintendents of alcohol and drug treatment facilities by the commissioner
§ 19a-4 Commissioner to organize department and adopt regulations
§ 19a-4i Office of Injury Prevention
§ 19a-4j Office of Health Equity
§ 19a-4k Advisory Commission on Multicultural Health
§ 19a-4l Office of Oral Public Health
§ 19a-5 Powers and duties of commissioner
§ 19a-6 Commissioner to plan and administer programs for control and treatment of lung disease and chronic illness and for medical rehabilitation
§ 19a-6a Commissioner to implement outreach programs on chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome
§ 19a-6b Commissioner to allow assisted living services in congregate housing pilot program
§ 19a-6c Assisted living services in state-funded congregate housing facilities. Regulations
§ 19a-6d Tobacco abuse reduction and health plan
§ 19a-6e Traumatic brain injury patient registry
§ 19a-6f Listing of certified medical assistants
§ 19a-6g HealthFirst Connecticut Authority. Members. Duties. Report. Application for financial assistance
§ 19a-6h State-wide Primary Care Access Authority. Members. Duties. Consultants and assistants. Report
§ 19a-6i School-based health center advisory committee. Members. Duties. Report
§ 19a-6m Advisory council on organ and tissue donation education and awareness. Members. Duties. Report
§ 19a-6n Advisory council on pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute neuropsychiatric syndrome. Report
§ 19a-6o Palliative Care Advisory Council. Duties. Members. Report
§ 19a-6p School-based health centers. Hours. Services. Reimbursement for services
§ 19a-6q Chronic disease plan. Report
§ 19a-6r School-based health centers and expanded school health sites. Definitions. Use of title. Regulations
§ 19a-7 Public health planning. State health plan. Access to certain health care data. Regulations
§ 19a-7a State goal to assure the availability of appropriate health care to all state residents
§ 19a-7b Health Care Access Commission
§ 19a-7c Subsidized nongroup health insurance product for pregnant women
§ 19a-7d Primary care direct services program
§ 19a-7e Health care for uninsured pregnant women demonstration project
§ 19a-7f Child immunization standard of care and programs. Provision of vaccines by department. Vaccine policy and reporting
§ 19a-7g Childhood Immunization Advisory Council
§ 19a-7h Childhood immunization registry. Regulations
§ 19a-7i Extension of coverage under the maternal and child health block grant
§ 19a-7j Vaccines and antibiotic purchase and childhood immunization registry. Health and welfare fee assessment. Appeal. Penalties. Overpayment
§ 19a-7k Preventive dental care pilot program
§ 19a-7l Department of Public Health to provide information concerning meningococcal meningitis to local and regional boards of education
§ 19a-7m Provision of charitable health care services by out-of-state health care practioners
§ 19a-7n Childhood immunization budget account reconciliation and expenditure projection process
§ 19a-7o Hepatitis C testing
§ 19a-7p Public health fee
§ 19a-8 Boards and commissions within the department: Public members
§ 19a-9 Boards and commissions within the department: Regulations re hearings, proceedings and subjects within the jurisdiction of such boards and commissioners
§ 19a-10 Boards and commissions within the department: Hearings. Oaths and subpoenas
§ 19a-11 Boards and commissions: Orders for discontinuance; injunctive or other relief
§ 19a-12 Boards and commissions: Appeals from orders and decisions by aggrieved persons
§ 19a-12a Professional assistance program for regulated professions. Definitions. Program requirements. Referrals to Department of Public Health. Notification of disciplinary action against program participants. Annual reporting requirements. Confidentiality. Annua
§ 19a-12b Professional Assistance Oversight Committee. Duties. Access to professional assistance program records. Corrective action plans. Confidentiality of records and proceedings
§ 19a-12c Professional assistance program account
§ 19a-12d Commissioner of Public Health to transfer certain revenue to professional assistance program account
§ 19a-12e Petition re inability of health care professional to practice with reasonable skill or safety. Report re arrest or disciplinary action. Investigation. Disclosure. Procedure
§ 19a-13 Regulated professions; definitions
§ 19a-14 Powers of department concerning regulated professions
§ 19a-14a Professional licenses. Investigations and disciplinary action
§ 19a-14b Radon mitigators, diagnosticians and testing companies. Regulations
§ 19a-14c Provision of outpatient mental health treatment to minors without parental consent
§ 19a-15 Review of certain statutes and regulations; report to General Assembly
§ 19a-16 Emerging occupations or professions; requests for regulation
§ 19a-16d Submission of scope of practice requests and written impact statements to Department of Public Health. Requests for exemption. Notification and publication of requests
§ 19a-16e Scope of practice review committees. Membership. Duties
§ 19a-16f Report to General Assembly on scope of practice review processes
§ 19a-17 Disciplinary action by department, boards and commissions
§ 19a-17a Review of medical malpractice awards and certain settlements
§ 19a-17b Peer review: Definitions; immunity; discovery permissible re proceedings
§ 19a-17c Peer review materials not subject to disclosure pursuant to Freedom of Information Act. Access to peer review materials by Department of Public Health
§ 19a-17m Malpractice insurance purchase program
§ 19a-17n Malpractice insurance purchase program. Regulations. Limitations
§ 19a-18 Meaning of term “licensed” for insurance purposes
§ 19a-19 Regulation of business practices
§ 19a-20 Nonliability of complainants and board and commission members. Indemnification and defense
§ 19a-21 Disposition of licensing fees
§ 19a-22 Actions by department, boards and commissions; appeals
§ 19a-23 Boards and commissions; records
§ 19a-24 Claims for damages against Commissioners of Public Health and Developmental Services and certain officials, employees, council members and trustees. Immunity. Indemnification
§ 19a-25 Confidentiality of records procured by the Department of Public Health or directors of health of towns, cities or boroughs
§ 19a-25a Regulations re electronic signatures for medical records
§ 19a-25b Electronic prescribing systems authorized
§ 19a-25c Medical records systems: Electronic and paper formats authorized
§ 19a-25d State-wide health information technology plan. Designation of lead health information exchange organization
§ 19a-25e Connecticut Health Information Network plan
§ 19a-25f Disclosure of personally identifiable information by state agencies to the Connecticut Health Information Network
§ 19a-26 State laboratories. Services provided. Schedule of fees. Construction of state public health laboratory. Permissible activities
§ 19a-27 Test for rubella immunity. Regulations
§ 19a-28 Toxicology laboratory
§ 19a-29 Special laboratories
§ 19a-29a Environmental laboratories
§ 19a-30 Clinical laboratories. Regulation and licensure. Proficiency standards for tests not performed in laboratories
§ 19a-30a Reporting of clinical laboratory errors
§ 19a-31 Clinical laboratories to analyze chiropractic specimens
§ 19a-31a Microbiological and biomedical biosafety laboratories
§ 19a-31b Hair follicle drug testing by clinical laboratories
§ 19a-32 Department authorized to receive gifts
§ 19a-32a AIDS research education account. Regulations
§ 19a-32b Breast cancer research and education account
§ 19a-32c Biomedical Research Trust Fund. Transfers from Tobacco Settlement Fund. Grants-in-aid
§ 19a-32m Information request concerning establishment of public cord blood collection operation
§ 19a-32n Information and education re umbilical cord blood collection programs
§ 19a-32o Short title: Connecticut Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Program Act
§ 19a-32p Legislative findings and declaration of policy
§ 19a-32q Connecticut Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Board. Membership. Meetings
§ 19a-32r Board to establish and administer umbilical cord blood collection program
§ 19a-32s Board’s authority to enter into contracts re collection and transportation of umbilical cord blood units
§ 19a-32t Umbilical cord blood collection account
§ 19a-32u Copies of independent audits to be submitted to General Assembly
§ 19a-32v Reports to Governor and General Assembly
§ 19a-33 Regulation of traffic at department facilities
§ 19a-34 Administration of federal funds for hospital survey and construction
§ 19a-35 Federal funds for health services to children. Advisory board
§ 19a-35a Alternative on-site sewage treatment systems with capacities of five thousand gallons or less per day. Jurisdiction. Establishment and definition of categories. Minimum requirements. Permits and approvals. Appeals
§ 19a-35b Expiration of permit or approval for on-site sewage disposal system with design flows of less than five thousand gallons per day
§ 19a-36 Public Health Code. Fees. Public pools. Wells: Use, replacement and mitigation
§ 19a-36a Regulations concerning food operators
§ 19a-36b Persons exempt from examination requirement for qualified food operators. Regulations
§ 19a-36f Prohibition on use of disposable natural rubber latex gloves at retail food establishments
§ 19a-36g Food code. Definitions
§ 19a-36h Adoption by reference of United States Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code. Regulations
§ 19a-36i Food establishments. Permit or license. Inspections. Food protection managers. Reciprocal licensing of itinerant food vending establishment
§ 19a-36j Food inspectors. Certification. Inspections
§ 19a-36k Food-borne illness or outbreak. Investigation
§ 19a-36l Inspection violations. Appeal process
§ 19a-36m Authority of directors of health and Commissioner of Agriculture. Application of provisions of food code re certified food managers. Exceptions
§ 19a-36n Commissioner’s authority to make public announcement re identity of source of food-borne illness or outbreak
§ 19a-36o Variance from requirements of Public Health Code for sous vide processing and acidification of sushi rice
§ 19a-37 Regulation of water supply wells and springs. Definitions. Information and requirements re testing of private residential wells or wells for semipublic use. Transportation of water in bulk by bulk water hauler
§ 19a-37a Regulations establishing standards to prevent contamination of public water supplies. Civil penalties
§ 19a-37b Regulations establishing radon measurement requirements and procedures for evaluating radon in indoor air and reducing radon in public schools
§ 19a-37c Effective date of regulations re installation of backflow preventer or air gap on a line to existing fire sprinkler system
§ 19a-37d Changes to public water supply systems. Required notifications to water company and local building inspector. Authority of local director of public health to implement mitigation measures
§ 19a-37e Small community water system fiscal asset management plan. Assessment review of hydropneumatic pressure tanks. Exception. Penalty. Regulations
§ 19a-38 Water company to add fluoride to water supply
§ 19a-39 Protection of wells
§ 19a-40 Supervision of vital statistics
§ 19a-40a Criminal history records checks required for applicants for employment in the vital records unit
§ 19a-41 Compilation of vital records and statistics. Regulations
§ 19a-42 Amendment of vital records
§ 19a-42a Record of acknowledgment, rescission or adjudication of paternity to be maintained in paternity registry. Disclosure of information to IV-D agency. Access to copies of acknowledgments of paternity
§ 19a-42b Amendment of out-of-state or foreign birth certificate to reflect gender change. Probate court jurisdiction. Application process
§ 19a-43 Reproduction of vital records
§ 19a-44 Matching of birth and death certificates
§ 19a-45 Transmittal of vital records to other states and the United States Department of Health and Human Services
§ 19a-45a Memorandum of understanding between the Commissioners of Public Health and Social Services for improving public health services
§ 19a-45b Medical home pilot program
§ 19a-45c Evaluation and report required re medical home pilot program
§ 19a-46 Expert examinations and inspections
§ 19a-47 Information to local authorities. Reports to department. Notification of spills
§ 19a-48 Care for children with cerebral palsy
§ 19a-49 Services for persons with cystic fibrosis
§ 19a-50 Children with physical disabilities or cardiac defects. Payment of “clean claims”
§ 19a-51 Pediatric Cardiac Patient Care Fund
§ 19a-52 Purchase of equipment for children with physical disabilities or cardiac defects
§ 19a-53 Birth defects surveillance program. Definitions. Birth defects screenings. Notification. Analyses. Confidentially. Records. Approval of research. Publication of statistical compilations
§ 19a-54 Registration of children with special health care needs
§ 19a-54a Registry of data on infants exposed to AIDS medication
§ 19a-55 Newborn infant health screening. Tests required. Fees. Report to Department of Public Health. Exemptions. Regulations
§ 19a-55a Newborn screening account
§ 19a-55b Information on newborn infant safe sleep practices
§ 19a-56 Program for prevention of erythroblastosis
§ 19a-57 Loans for purchase of hemodialysis treatment machines
§ 19a-58 Pamphlet concerning hearing impairments in infants
§ 19a-59 Program to identify infants who are hard of hearing
§ 19a-59a Low protein modified food products and amino acid modified preparations for inherited metabolic disease. Prescription required. Purchase by department
§ 19a-59b Maternal and child health protection program
§ 19a-59c Administration of federal Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children in the state
§ 19a-59d Penalties for violations of regulations for the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children
§ 19a-59e Media campaign for the reduction of adolescent pregnancies
§ 19a-59f Federal Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. Requirements re participating vendors. Federal audits. Revision of state plan
§ 19a-59g Programs and services for pregnant women to reduce incidence of low birth weight among infants
§ 19a-59h Maternal mortality review program. Confidentiality of information
§ 19a-59i Maternal mortality review committee
§ 19a-60 Dental services for children
§ 19a-60a Dental services for children of low-income families
§ 19a-61 Services for children suffering from diabetes
§ 19a-62 Services for children suffering from cancer
§ 19a-62a Asthma monitoring system. Posting of activities of system on department’s Internet web site
§ 19a-68 Detention of persons affected with communicable disease or radioactive material
§ 19a-69 Distribution of biologic products
§ 19a-70 Priority of distribution in emergency
§ 19a-71 Observation and treatment of certain typhoid germ carriers
§ 19a-72 Connecticut Tumor Registry. Definitions. Duties of Department of Public Health. Reporting requirements. Penalties. Regulations
§ 19a-73 Occupational history of cancer patients in hospital medical records. Regulations
§ 19a-73a Establishment of comprehensive cancer plan for state
§ 19a-73b Funding sources for comprehensive cancer program
§ 19a-74 Cancer
§ 19a-74a Regulations re information on nicotine yield ratings for brands of tobacco products
§ 19a-75 State aid for health career educational programs
§ 19a-76 State aid to municipal and district departments of health. Regulations
§ 19a-77 “Child care services” defined. Exclusions. Additional license
§ 19a-77a Child day care services in retail stores
§ 19a-79 Regulations. Exemptions. Waivers
§ 19a-79a Pesticide applications at child care facilities
§ 19a-80 License required for child care centers and group child care homes. Fees. Comprehensive background checks. Notification of changes in regulations
§ 19a-80e Parental participation in state-funded child care centers and group child care homes
§ 19a-80f Investigation of child abuse or neglect involving licensed facilities. Information sharing between agencies. Compilation of listing of substantiated allegations
§ 19a-80g Child care center waiting list fees and deposits
§ 19a-81 Hearing on denial of license
§ 19a-82 Consultative services of state and municipal departments. Inspections. Assistance to licensees
§ 19a-83 Reports of licensees
§ 19a-84 Suspension or revocation of license. Denial of initial license application
§ 19a-85 Appeal
§ 19a-86 Injunction against illegal operation
§ 19a-86a Accepting voluntary surrender of license as resolution of disciplinary action
§ 19a-86b Validity of license during investigation or disciplinary action
§ 19a-87 Penalty for operation without a license. Notice and hearing
§ 19a-87a Discretion in the issuance of licenses. Suspension. Revocation. Notification of criminal conviction. False statements: Class A misdemeanor. Reporting of violations. Enforcement powers of the Office of Early Childhood
§ 19a-87b (d)). License required for family child care homes. Approval required to act as assistant or substitute staff member. Comprehensive background checks. Fees. Regulations; waivers
§ 19a-87c Family child care home: Penalty for operation without a license. Notice and hearing
§ 19a-87d Family child care homes: Injunction against illegal operation
§ 19a-87e Family child care homes: Discretion in the issuance of a license or approval of an assistant or substitute staff member. Suspension. Revocation. Denial of initial license or approval application. Notice of criminal conviction. Fals
§ 19a-87f Youth camp, child care center, group child care home or family child care home: Physical examination or health status certification
§ 19a-87g Notification of emergency situations to licensees of day care centers
§ 19a-88 License renewal by certain health care providers. On-line license renewal system
§ 19a-88a Regulations concerning retired nurses
§ 19a-88b Renewal of license, certificate, permit or registration that becomes void while holder is on active duty with armed forces of the United States or ordered out with the National Guard. Exceptions
§ 19a-88c Regulations re retired dentists
§ 19a-89 Change of office or residence address
§ 19a-89a Database on nursing personnel
§ 19a-89b Fees for pool design guidelines and food compliance guide
§ 19a-89c Auricular acupuncture pilot program
§ 19a-89d Nurse staffing and patient care data
§ 19a-89e Development of prospective nurse staffing plan by hospitals. Report
§ 19a-90 Blood testing of pregnant women for syphilis and HIV
§ 19a-91 Preparation, transportation and disposition of deceased persons. Definitions. Requirements. Death resulting from reportable diseases, emergency illnesses and health conditions. Disposition of burial or cremation materials. Regulatio
§ 19a-92 Regulations concerning the licensing of massage parlors, masseurs and masseuses
§ 19a-92a Regulation of persons engaged in tattooing. Penalty
§ 19a-92g Body piercing
§ 19a-102 Regulation of sale of turtles
§ 19a-102a Regulation of sale of turtles
§ 19a-102b Importation of turtles
§ 19a-103 Control of communicable diseases in institutions
§ 19a-104 Sale of rags to be used as wiping cloths; cleaning
§ 19a-105 Public toilets
§ 19a-106 “Restroom” defined
§ 19a-106a Customer access to employee restrooms in retail establishments
§ 19a-107 Towels in hotels and public lavatories
§ 19a-108 Common drinking cups
§ 19a-109 Heating and provision of utilities for buildings. Hot water. Termination of services
§ 19a-109aa Environmentally safe housing for children and families program
§ 19a-110 Report of lead poisoning. Parental notification. Availability of information regarding lead poisoning
§ 19a-110a Regional lead poisoning treatment centers
§ 19a-111 Investigation. Preventive measures. Relocation of families. Reports. Regulations
§ 19a-111a Lead poisoning prevention program. Lead state agency
§ 19a-111b Educational and publicity program. Early diagnosis program. Program for detection of sources of lead poisoning
§ 19a-111c Abatement of lead in dwellings. List of encapsulant products. Regulations
§ 19a-111d Regulations
§ 19a-111e Federal funds for lead poisoning prevention programs
§ 19a-111g Pediatric lead testing and risk assessment. Exemption
§ 19a-111h Review of lead poisoning data. Regulations
§ 19a-111i Report re lead poisoning prevention efforts
§ 19a-111j Financial assistance to local health departments for lead poisoning prevention and control
§ 19a-111k Applicability of OSHA standards to abatement and remediation of lead hazards
§ 19a-111l Guidelines on mold abatement protocols
§ 19a-112 Sterilization procedures to be performed only by doctors of medicine. Consent required
§ 19a-112a Commission on the Standardization of the Collection of Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigations. Protocol. Sexual assault evidence collection kit. Electronic tracking, transfer, analysis and preservation of evidence. Costs. Training and sexual assault ex
§ 19a-112b Services to victims of sexual acts
§ 19a-112c Educational materials for sexual assault victims
§ 19a-112d Sexual assault victims account
§ 19a-112e Provision of emergency treatment to a victim of sexual assault. Standard of care
§ 19a-112f Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners Advisory Committee. Membership. Duties re establishment and implementation of sexual assault forensic examiners program
§ 19a-112g Sexual assault forensic examiners. Responsibilities
§ 19a-112h Financial assistance for victims of sexual assault
§ 19a-113 Sale or distribution of compressed air for underwater breathing apparatus
§ 19a-113a Cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification of lifeguards
§ 19a-114 Transfer of the staff of the Commission on Hospitals and Health Care to the Department of Public Health and Addiction Services
§ 19a-115 Regulation of medical test units
§ 19a-116 Regulation of facilities which offer abortion services
§ 19a-116a Reports required re in-vitro fertilization, gamete intra-fallopian transfer or zygote intra-fallopian transfer procedures covered by insurance
§ 19a-121 HIV and AIDS: Grant program
§ 19a-121a AIDS: Funding to local health departments
§ 19a-121b Regulations
§ 19a-121c HIV and AIDS: Public information program
§ 19a-121d Grants for mass mailing of report on AIDS
§ 19a-122 Hospice care for the homeless
§ 19a-122a Hospice care for the homeless. Termination of pilot program
§ 19a-122b Hospice care programs and services. Initial licensing requirements. Prohibited use of terms “hospice” and “hospice care program”
§ 19a-122c Sunshine House, Inc.: Freestanding children’s comfort care center pilot program. Services provided. Certificate of need and license requirements
§ 19a-123 Nursing pool: Definition
§ 19a-123a Nursing pool: Registration with Department of Public Health and Addiction Services
§ 19a-123b Nursing pool: Written agreement with health care institution
§ 19a-123c Regulation of rates charged by nursing pools
§ 19a-123d Aggrievement. Penalties
§ 19a-124 Syringe services programs
§ 19a-124a Donation of vans to entities operating needle exchange programs
§ 19a-125 Adolescent Health Council
§ 19a-127k Community benefits programs. Penalty
§ 19a-127l Quality of care program. Quality of Care Advisory Committee
§ 19a-127m Implementation of performance improvement plans by hospitals. Submission of plans to department
§ 19a-127n Adverse events. Reporting requirements. Regulations. Confidentiality of reports. Retaliatory action prohibited
§ 19a-127o Patient safety organizations
§ 19a-127p Requirement for hospitals to contract with patient safety organization
§ 19a-127q Overdoses of opioid drug. Reporting requirements. Provision of data to municipal health departments and district departments of health. Confidentiality of data
§ 19a-127r Connecticut Aids drug assistance program and Connecticut Insurance Premium Assistance Program. Policies and procedures. Rebates and refunds
§ 19a-131 Public health emergency response authority. Definitions
§ 19a-131a Declaration of public health emergency by Governor
§ 19a-131b Orders of quarantine or isolation. Appeal of order. Hearing
§ 19a-131c Enforcement of order of quarantine or isolation
§ 19a-131d Entry into quarantine or isolation premises
§ 19a-131e Orders of vaccination. Appeal of order. Hearing
§ 19a-131f Authorization to administer vaccinations
§ 19a-131g Public Health Preparedness Advisory Committee
§ 19a-131h Registration of deaths
§ 19a-131i Immunity from personal liability
§ 19a-131j Temporary suspension of licensure, license renewal and inspection requirements upon declaration of a civil preparedness emergency or public health emergency
§ 19a-131k Mandatory distribution of potassium iodide
§ 19a-132 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Health and Human Services Partnership. Needs survey. Grants
§ 19a-37f Safe drinking water primacy assessment. Payment and collection from customers. Termination of requirement to pay. Fees. Report. Regulations
§ 19a-80h Enrollment of certain children in preschool programs
§ 19a-86c Failure to provide written notice of proposed closure. Penalty

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 368a - Department of Public Health

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • aquaculture: means the farming of the waters of the state and tidal wetlands and the production of protein food, including fish, oysters, clams, mussels and other molluscan shellfish, on leased, franchised and public underwater farm lands. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • banks: shall include all incorporated banks. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Certificate: includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit which the department is authorized by the general statutes to issue and which further: (A) Authorizes practice of the profession by certified persons but does not prohibit the practice of the profession by others, not certified. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • Complaint: means a formal statement of charges issued by the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • farm: includes farm buildings, and accessory buildings thereto, nurseries, orchards, ranges, greenhouses, hoophouses and other temporary structures or other structures used primarily for the raising and, as an incident to ordinary farming operations, the sale of agricultural or horticultural commodities. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • intellectual disability: means a significant limitation in intellectual functioning existing concurrently with deficits in adaptive behavior that originated during the developmental period before eighteen years of age. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1g
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • License: includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit, approval or similar form of permission required by the general statutes and which further requires: (A) Practice of the profession by licensed persons only. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • oath: shall include affirmations in cases where by law an affirmation may be used for an oath, and, in like cases, the word "swear" shall include the word "affirm". See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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.
  • permit: includes any authorization issued by the department to allow the practice, limited or otherwise, of a profession which would otherwise require a license. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-17
  • permittee: means any person who practices pursuant to a permit. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-17
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • 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 law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Registration: means the required entry upon a list maintained by the Department of Public Health of the name of a practitioner or the address of a place where a practice or profession subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 368v, 369 to 375, inclusive, 378 to 381, inclusive, 383 to 388, inclusive, 398 and 399 may be engaged in. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.