§ 22a-1 Policy of the state
§ 22a-1a Declaration of policy: Coordination of state plans and programs
§ 22a-1b Evaluation by state agencies of actions affecting the environment. Public scoping process. Environmental monitor
§ 22a-1c Actions which may significantly affect the environment. Definition
§ 22a-1d Review of environmental impact evaluations. Notification to municipalities and agencies
§ 22a-1e Review and determination by Office of Policy and Management
§ 22a-1f Exceptions
§ 22a-1g Regulations
§ 22a-1h Environmental impact evaluations
§ 22a-1i Environmental contamination risk assessment by Department of Public Health
§ 22a-2 Definitions. Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection. Permitted delegations of authority
§ 22a-2a Delegation of inspection and enforcement authority. Regulations
§ 22a-2b “Criminal negligence” defined
§ 22a-2c Office of Business Ombudsman
§ 22a-2d Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Jurisdiction. Goals. Public Utilities Regulatory Authority. Commissioner. Bureaus. Successor department
§ 22a-3 Divisions. Deputy commissioners
§ 22a-4 Agents, assistants, employees, consultants
§ 22a-5 Duties and powers of commissioner
§ 22a-5a Orders. Authority of commissioner to investigate
§ 22a-5b Special funds and accounts administered by the department. Report required
§ 22a-5c Filing of orders on land records. Fifteen-year limit for certain orders
§ 22a-5d Improvements upon real property donated to the department. Standard of maintenance. Economic impracticability
§ 22a-6 Commissioner to establish environmental standards, regulations and fees, to make contracts and studies and to issue permits. Complaints. Hearings. Bonds. Notice of contested cases. Fee waivers. Public notices on department’s Internet web site
§ 22a-6a Violators liable to state for costs and expenses. Statutory remedy not exclusive of others
§ 22a-6b Imposition of civil penalties by the commissioner
§ 22a-6c Hearing on orders concerning solid waste
§ 22a-6d Payment of costs associated with hearing and transcript
§ 22a-6e Imposition of civil penalties by the commissioner for water pollution violations
§ 22a-6f Fees. Due dates. Late payments. Application. Waiver
§ 22a-6g Notice of application for permit. Exemptions
§ 22a-6h Notice of tentative determination re permit application. Request for hearing on federal Water Pollution Control Act application
§ 22a-6i Information re time frames for issuance of permits
§ 22a-6j Renewal of permits
§ 22a-6k Emergency authorization for regulated activity. Temporary authorization for regulated activity
§ 22a-6l Posting of public notice of permit applications
§ 22a-6m Compliance history of permit applicants. Criminal history records checks
§ 22a-6n Notice of commissioner’s determination regarding certain regulated activities
§ 22a-6o Transfer of licenses
§ 22a-6p Time frames for issuance of permits. Regulations
§ 22a-6q Alternative time frame for action on permit
§ 22a-6r Report on permitting efforts and violations investigated by the department’s environmental quality division
§ 22a-6s Minor violations of environmental protection laws
§ 22a-6t Annual report on environmental compliance by regulated entities and enforcement actions of the commissioner
§ 22a-6u Notification requirements re discovery of contamination of soil or water. Exceptions. Content of notice. Drinking water supply well sampling. Acknowledgment of receipt. Posting of notice. Civil penalty. Forwarding of notice
§ 22a-6v Report on protected open space acquisition
§ 22a-6w Notice to municipality of commissioner’s enforcement action
§ 22a-6x Office of Enforcement Policy and Coordination
§ 22a-6y Exemplary environmental management systems
§ 22a-6z Regulations implementing Subtitle C of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976
§ 22a-6aa Permit extensions
§ 22a-6bb Petition for public hearing. Withdrawal of petition
§ 22a-6cc Consulting services program
§ 22a-6dd Consent orders for remediation of land. Modification
§ 22a-6ee Ninety-day permit application final determinations
§ 22a-6ff Permit preapplication meetings
§ 22a-7 Cease and desist orders. Service. Hearings. Injunctions
§ 22a-7a Bond on appeal from final decision
§ 22a-7b Certificate showing compliance with order to correct or abate a polluted or environmentally hazardous condition
§ 22a-8 State-wide environmental plan. Advisory board. Annual conference
§ 22a-8a Commissioner to inventory hazardous waste disposal sites
§ 22a-9 Commissioner as agent of state and political subdivisions
§ 22a-10 Payment of refunds
§ 22a-11 Council on Environmental Quality
§ 22a-12 Environmental quality report. Review of state agency construction plans. Exception
§ 22a-13 Citizen complaints
§ 22a-14 Short title: Environmental Protection Act of 1971
§ 22a-15 Declaration of policy
§ 22a-16 Action for declaratory and equitable relief against unreasonable pollution
§ 22a-16a Supplemental environmental projects or financial contributions in lieu of penalty for environmental violations
§ 22a-17 Defense. Appointment of master or referee
§ 22a-18 Powers of court
§ 22a-19 Administrative proceedings
§ 22a-19a Historic structures and landmarks. When court costs assessed against plaintiff
§ 22a-19b Exception for certain property listed on the state register of historic places
§ 22a-20 Procedure supplementary to other procedures. Intervening party
§ 22a-20a Environmental justice community. Definitions. Meaningful public participation plan. Community environmental benefit agreement
§ 22a-21 Plan for development of outdoor recreation and other natural resources
§ 22a-21a State assistance related to recreation and park services
§ 22a-21b Connecticut Conservation Corps
§ 22a-21c Connecticut Service Corps: Definitions
§ 22a-21d Connecticut Service Corps established. Project sponsors. Grants
§ 22a-21e Grant application
§ 22a-21f Rating system for grant applications
§ 22a-21g Project eligibility; exceptions
§ 22a-21h Annual reports by project sponsor and commissioner
§ 22a-21i Grants for operating costs of Beardsley Zoological Gardens, Bridgeport
§ 22a-21j School bus emissions reduction program
§ 22a-21k School bus emissions reduction account
§ 22a-22 Federal aid and agreements
§ 22a-23 Federal funds to be held in separate account
§ 22a-24 Powers additional to those under other statutes
§ 22a-25 Acquisition of land and waters
§ 22a-26 Conveyance or lease of land to or from governmental agencies. Conveyance of land to municipalities or responsible parties under Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
§ 22a-26a State-owned properties providing public access to Long Island Sound
§ 22a-27 Maintenance of areas and facilities for recreation or natural resources purposes
§ 22a-27e Litter control in parking areas
§ 22a-27f Specifications of fuels. Report to commissioner
§ 22a-27g Environmental Quality Fund. Environmental quality account. Covered electronic recycler reimbursement account. Electronic device recycling program account
§ 22a-27h Conservation Fund. Maintenance, repair and improvement account
§ 22a-27i Fees. Exemption of municipalities
§ 22a-27j Additional fee for municipal planning, zoning, wetlands and coastal management applications. Noncompliance
§ 22a-27k Long Island Sound account
§ 22a-27l Endangered species, natural area preserve and watchable wildlife account. Regulations
§ 22a-27p Private funds authorized for renovation of historical structures on state land
§ 22a-27q Hazard mitigation and floodplain management account
§ 22a-27r Invasive species detection and control account
§ 22a-27s Face of Connecticut Steering Committee: Membership, chairperson
§ 22a-27t Face of Connecticut account
§ 22a-27u Air emissions permit operating fee account
§ 22a-27v Long Island Sound account. Habitat restoration matching subaccount
§ 22a-27w Lease or other authorization to facilitate the preservation of lighthouses

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 439

  • 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
  • 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
  • commissioner: means the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection or his or her designated agent. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • 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 section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • 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.
  • person: means any individual, firm, partnership, association, syndicate, company, trust, corporation, nonstock corporation, limited liability company, municipality, agency or political or administrative subdivision of the state, or other legal entity of any kind. See Connecticut General Statutes 22a-2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.