Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 405
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- junk dealer: means any person who engages in business as a dealer and trader in junk, old metals, scrap, rags, waste paper or other secondhand articles that are no longer serviceable for their original manufactured purpose, and "junk yard" means any place in or on which old metal, glass, paper, cordage or other waste or discarded or secondhand material, which has not been a part, or is not intended to be a part, of any motor vehicle, is stored or deposited. See Connecticut General Statutes 21-9
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1