§ 46a-7 State policy concerning disabled persons
§ 46a-10a Connecticut protection and advocacy system. Provision of services
§ 46a-10b Connecticut protection and advocacy system. Request for information. Service on board. Report to Governor
§ 46a-10c Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities and Board of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities abolished
§ 46a-10d Transfer of closed case files to Office of Policy and Management. Client confidentiality, notice. Record retention. Legal liability
§ 46a-11 Duties and powers of director
§ 46a-11a Definitions
§ 46a-11b Reports of suspected abuse or neglect required of certain persons. Report by others. Immunity. Fine. Treatment by Christian Science practitioner
§ 46a-11c Initial determination and evaluation of report. Investigation of certain deaths. Electronic copy of reports
§ 46a-11d Protective services. Petition in Superior Court
§ 46a-11e Appointment of legal representative. Plan of protective services. Commencement of services pending full report in certain cases
§ 46a-11f Evaluation of person’s ability to pay. Review of plan of protective services
§ 46a-11g Referral of information to state’s attorney
§ 46a-11h Confidentiality of information
§ 46a-13a Requirements for other agencies. Release by other agencies of records of persons with intellectual disability or who receive services from Department of Social Services’ Division of Autism Spectrum Disorder Services

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 813 - Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities

  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.