§ 29-1zz Terms “State Police Commissioner” or “Commissioner of State Police” deemed to mean Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection; “State Police Department” deemed to mean Division
§ 29-2 Powers of commissioner
§ 29-2a Legal review of police policies and practices of Division of State Police
§ 29-2b Imposition of traffic ticket quotas prohibited
§ 29-3 “State policeman” defined
§ 29-3a Educational qualifications
§ 29-3b Report on personnel projections for state police force
§ 29-4 State police force. Appointment of officers. Divisions and task forces. Personnel actions. Recommended standards re staffing level
§ 29-4a Death or disability from hypertension or heart disease. Compensation
§ 29-5 Resident state policemen for towns without police force. Pilot program assignment
§ 29-5f Temporary promotions for commissioner’s aide and Governor’s chauffeur-bodyguard. Validation of previous promotions
§ 29-6 Uniforms and equipment
§ 29-6a Use of official hat and insignia of state police
§ 29-6b Fire suppression systems for patrol cars
§ 29-6c Emergency response to repeated false alarms. Definitions. Fines. Appeal. Payment of fine
§ 29-6d Use of body-worn recording equipment. When recording prohibited. Retention of data
§ 29-7 Powers and duties of force. Barracks
§ 29-7a Establishment of sex crimes analysis unit
§ 29-7b Division of Scientific Services
§ 29-7c Legalized gambling investigative unit
§ 29-7h Firearms evidence databank
§ 29-7m Record and classification of crimes motivated by bigotry or bias
§ 29-7n Record and classification of gang-related crimes
§ 29-8 Riots. Immunities
§ 29-8a Indemnification of state police, State Capitol police and certain special police in civil rights actions. Fees and costs
§ 29-9 Acceptance or offering of gifts or rewards by or to state or local police
§ 29-10 Commissioner may delegate authority
§ 29-10a Use of state police rifle ranges by civilian rifle clubs
§ 29-10b Fees for record searches and copies
§ 29-10c Accident records of state police
§ 29-11 State Police Bureau of Identification. Fees. Agreements re fingerprinting. Regulations
§ 29-11a State police to report arrests to Bureau of Identification
§ 29-12 Fingerprints, photograph and physical description of arrested persons. Regulations
§ 29-12a Maintenance of fingerprints in electronic format. Destruction of paper copy. Electronic submission of fingerprints
§ 29-13 Notice of judgments
§ 29-14 Duties of bureau
§ 29-15 Return or destruction of fingerprints, photograph and physical description
§ 29-16 Use of information
§ 29-17 Penalty
§ 29-17a Criminal history records checks. Procedure. Fees
§ 29-17b Criminal history records checks of coaches in police-sponsored athletic activities
§ 29-17c Collection of fingerprints by municipal police department or Division of State Police. Fees
§ 29-18 Special policemen for state property
§ 29-18a Special policemen for investigating public assistance fraud. Appointment, powers and duties
§ 29-18b Special policemen for Department of Revenue Services
§ 29-18c Special policemen for Department of Consumer Protection
§ 29-19 Special police officers for utility and transportation companies. Special police officer for the Connecticut Airport Authority
§ 29-20 Special policemen for armored cars
§ 29-21 Special policemen for war industry premises
§ 29-22 Volunteer police auxiliary force
§ 29-23 Emergency service and equipment
§ 29-23a Establishment of rotational system for summoning wreckers. Exemptions. Regulations
§ 29-24 Disposition of money recovered in case of theft from the person or robbery
§ 29-25 Laundry and dry cleaning identification marks
§ 29-26 Training of municipal police at State Police Training School
§ 29-27 “Pistol” and “revolver” defined
§ 29-28 Permit for sale at retail of pistol or revolver. Permit to carry pistol or revolver. Confidentiality of name and address of permit holder. Permits for out-of-state residents
§ 29-28a Application for permit. Notice of decision to applicant
§ 29-29 Information concerning criminal records of applicants for permits
§ 29-30 Fees for pistol and revolver permits. Expiration and renewal of permits
§ 29-31 Display of permit to sell. Record of sales
§ 29-32 Revocation of permit. Notification. Confiscation. Penalty for failure to surrender permit. Reinstatement of permit
§ 29-32a Appeal from refusal or revocation of permit
§ 29-32b Board of Firearms Permit Examiners. Appeals to board. Hearings
§ 29-33 Sale, delivery or transfer of pistols and revolvers. Procedure. Penalty
§ 29-34 False statement or information in connection with sale or transfer of pistol or revolver prohibited. Sale or transfer to person under twenty-one years of age prohibited. Temporary transfers. Penalties
§ 29-35 Carrying of pistol or revolver without permit prohibited. Exceptions
§ 29-36 Alteration of firearm identification mark, number or name
§ 29-36f Eligibility certificate for pistol or revolver
§ 29-36g Application for eligibility certificate. Criminal history records check. Deadline for approval or denial of application. Form of certificate. Change of address. Confidentiality of name and address of certificate holder. Scope of certificate
§ 29-36h Fee for eligibility certificate. Expiration and renewal of eligibility certificate
§ 29-36i Revocation of eligibility certificate. Reinstatement
§ 29-36j Purchase or receipt of pistol or revolver without permit or eligibility certificate prohibited. Exceptions
§ 29-36k Transfer, delivery or surrender of firearms or ammunition by persons ineligible to possess firearms or ammunition. Request for return of firearms or ammunition. Destruction of firearms or ammunition. Penalty
§ 29-36l Verification of eligibility of persons to receive or possess firearms. State database. Instant criminal background check. Immunity of seller or transferor. Authorization number required
§ 29-36m Regulations
§ 29-36n Protocol for the transfer, delivery or surrender of pistols, revolvers, other firearms and ammunition
§ 29-37 Penalties
§ 29-37a Sale, delivery or transfer of long guns. Procedure. Penalty
§ 29-37b Retail dealer to equip pistols and revolvers with gun locking device and provide written warning at time of sale. Penalty
§ 29-37d Firearms dealer to install burglar alarm system on premises of its establishment. Exceptions
§ 29-37e False statement or information in connection with sale or transfer of firearm other than pistol or revolver prohibited
§ 29-37f Qualifications of retail store employees who sell firearms
§ 29-37g Gun show requirements
§ 29-37i Responsibilities re storage of loaded firearms
§ 29-37j Purchase of firearm with intent to transfer to person prohibited from purchasing or receiving a firearm. Assistance from person prohibited from purchasing or receiving a firearm. Penalties
§ 29-37p Long gun eligibility certificate. Disqualifiers
§ 29-37q Long gun eligibility certificate. Application. Form and content. Confidentiality
§ 29-37r Long gun eligibility certificate. Fees. Expiration and renewal
§ 29-37s Long gun eligibility certificate. Revocation. Reinstatement
§ 29-38 Weapons in vehicles. Penalty. Exceptions
§ 29-38a Out-of-state purchase or acquisition of rifles or shotguns
§ 29-38b Determination of commitment or admission status of person who applies for or seeks renewal of firearm permit or certificate. Report on status of application
§ 29-38c Seizure of firearms and ammunition from person posing risk of imminent personal injury to self or others
§ 29-38d Interstate transportation of firearms through state
§ 29-38e State-wide firearms trafficking task force. Composition. Duties
§ 29-38f State-Wide Firearms Trafficking Task Force Policy Board. Composition. Duties
§ 29-38m Sale of ammunition or ammunition magazine
§ 29-38n Ammunition certificate. Issuance. Form and content. Confidentiality
§ 29-38o Ammunition certificate. Fees. Expiration and renewal
§ 29-38p Ammunition certificate. Revocation. Reinstatement
§ 29-36a Manufacture of a firearm. Acquisition of unique serial number or other mark of identification. Exceptions. Penalty
§ 29-36b Distribution of unique serial number or other mark of identification for firearms
§ 29-38g Storing or keeping pistol or revolver in unattended motor vehicle. Prohibited. Exceptions. Penalty

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 529

  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • 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.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • 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.