§ 20-396 Definitions
§ 20-397 Advisory Council on Hearing Aids
§ 20-398 License required; qualifications; examination; fees
§ 20-399 Licensure of out-of-state licensees
§ 20-400 Temporary permit
§ 20-401 Business address to be furnished department. Posting of license. Notices to licensees
§ 20-402 Renewal of license. Continuing education requirements. Reinstatement of void licenses
§ 20-402a Thirty-day trial period. Buyer’s right to cancel
§ 20-403 Consumer to be advised to seek medical care, when
§ 20-404 Disciplinary action; grounds
§ 20-405 Appeal
§ 20-406 Regulations
§ 20-407 Penalty

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 398 - Hearing Instrument Specialists

  • 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
  • Audiologist: means a person who is licensed under sections 20-395a to 20-395g, inclusive, as an audiologist. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Health. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Hearing aid: means any wearable instrument or device designed for or offered for the purpose of aiding or compensating for impaired human hearing, and any parts, attachments or accessories, excluding batteries, earmolds and cords. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • 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
  • Otolaryngologist: means a physician licensed under chapter 370 who is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology and includes physicians in training programs approved by the American Board of Otolaryngology. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • 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.
  • sale: means any transfer of title or of the right to use by lease, or any other contract, for a consideration, excluding wholesale transactions with distributors or hearing instrument specialists. See Connecticut General Statutes 20-396
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.