§ 46a-51 Definitions
§ 46a-52 Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities: Appointment; expenses; training requirements; executive director; deputy directors
§ 46a-53 Executive Committee on Human Rights and Opportunities
§ 46a-54 Commission powers
§ 46a-55 Commission legal counsel
§ 46a-56 Commission duties
§ 46a-57 Human rights referees: Appointment, term, removal, duties, qualifications. Chief Human Rights Referee. Regulations. Subpoena power. Expert witness fees
§ 46a-58 Deprivation of rights. Desecration of property. Placing of burning cross or noose on property. Penalty. Restitution
§ 46a-59 Discrimination in associations of licensed persons prohibited. Penalty
§ 46a-60 Discriminatory employment practices prohibited
§ 46a-61 Discriminatory employment practices: Mental disorder exception
§ 46a-62 Statutes re discrimination in compensation on the basis of sex not affected
§ 46a-63 Discriminatory public accommodation practices: Definitions
§ 46a-64 Discriminatory public accommodations practices prohibited. Penalty
§ 46a-64a Discrimination against families with children prohibited
§ 46a-64b Discriminatory housing practices: Definitions
§ 46a-64c Discriminatory housing practices prohibited. Disposition of complaints. Penalty
§ 46a-65 Discriminatory credit practices: Definitions
§ 46a-66 Discriminatory credit practices prohibited
§ 46a-67 Banking Commissioner to cooperate with commission. Regulations
§ 46a-68 State affirmative action plans: Filing; monitoring; reports; equal employment opportunity officers; review and investigation of discrimination complaints; regulations
§ 46a-68a Certificate of noncompliance. Hiring freeze; exceptions
§ 46a-68b Definitions
§ 46a-68c Contractors required to file affirmative action plan. Certificate of compliance issued by commission. Revocation
§ 46a-68d State and municipal public works contracts and quasi-public agency project contracts subject to affirmative action requirements. Withholding of percentage of contract price. Commission review of plan
§ 46a-68e Contractors and subcontractors required to file compliance reports
§ 46a-68f Compliance reports to include labor union practices
§ 46a-68g Prohibition against contracting with contractors who fail to comply with affirmative action requirements
§ 46a-68h Hearing re noncompliance
§ 46a-68i Right of appeal
§ 46a-68j Regulations
§ 46a-68k State or municipality may use own compliance program. Approval by commission. Regulations
§ 46a-68l Working group to review commission regulations re affirmative action plans. Recommendations. Regulations to implement recommendations
§ 46a-69 Discriminatory practices by state
§ 46a-70 Guarantee of equal employment in state agencies
§ 46a-70a Judicial Branch equal employment opportunities plan. Compliance by Judicial Branch and Criminal Justice Commission
§ 46a-71 Discriminatory practices by state agencies prohibited
§ 46a-72 Discrimination in job placement by state agencies prohibited
§ 46a-73 Discrimination in state licensing and charter procedures prohibited
§ 46a-74 State agencies not to permit discriminatory practices in professional or occupational associations, public accommodations or housing
§ 46a-75 Discrimination in educational and vocational programs prohibited
§ 46a-76 Discrimination in allocation of state benefits prohibited
§ 46a-77 Cooperation with commission required of state agencies. Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act
§ 46a-78 Annual agency reports to Governor. Review by commission
§ 46a-79 State policy re employment of criminal offenders
§ 46a-80 Denial of employment based on prior conviction of crime. Inquiry re prospective employee’s past convictions. Dissemination of arrest record prohibited
§ 46a-81 Statutes controlling law enforcement agencies excepted
§ 46a-81a Sexual orientation discrimination: Definitions
§ 46a-81b Sexual orientation discrimination: Associations of licensed persons
§ 46a-81c Sexual orientation discrimination: Employment
§ 46a-81d Sexual orientation discrimination: Public accommodations
§ 46a-81e Sexual orientation discrimination: Housing
§ 46a-81f Sexual orientation discrimination: Credit practices
§ 46a-81g Sexual orientation discrimination: State practices
§ 46a-81h Sexual orientation discrimination: Equal employment in state agencies
§ 46a-81i Sexual orientation discrimination: Services of state agencies
§ 46a-81j Sexual orientation discrimination: Job recruitment and placement services provided by state agencies
§ 46a-81k Sexual orientation discrimination: Licensing practices of state agencies
§ 46a-81l Sexual orientation discrimination: State agencies not to permit in professional or occupational associations, public accommodations or housing
§ 46a-81m Sexual orientation discrimination: Educational and vocational programs of state agencies
§ 46a-81n Sexual orientation discrimination: Allocation of state benefits
§ 46a-81o Sexual orientation discrimination: Reports to Governor by state agencies
§ 46a-81p Sexual orientation discrimination: Religious organizations
§ 46a-81q Sexual orientation discrimination: ROTC programs
§ 46a-81r Sexual orientation discrimination: Construction of statutes
§ 46a-81aa Gender identity or expression discrimination: Religious organizations
§ 46a-82 Complaint: Filing
§ 46a-82a Resolution for complaints pending on January 1, 1990
§ 46a-82b Jurisdiction over complaints filed on or before January 1, 1996. Release of complaint if failure to issue determination re reasonable cause not later than January 1, 1997
§ 46a-82c Jurisdiction over complaints filed after January 1, 1996. Compliance with time requirements by June 30, 1996. Review time tolled if answer not timely received
§ 46a-82d Validation of actions filed on or before January 1, 1996, in which final judgment not entered. Petition to reopen action on or before October 1, 1996
§ 46a-82e Jurisdiction over complaints despite failure to comply with time requirements. Annual report. Delay in issuance of finding. Remedies. Court order
§ 46a-83 Complaint. Pre-answer conciliation conference. Answer. Case assessment review. Mediation conference. Early legal intervention. Complaint processing. Finding. Reconsideration. Attempt to eliminate discriminatory practice. Subpoenas. Order of default. Order
§ 46a-83a Dismissal of complaint for failure to accept full relief. Release of jurisdiction
§ 46a-83b Alternative dispute resolution. Procedure. Binding arbitration. Voluntary mediation. Costs. Regulations
§ 46a-84 Complaint: Certification; hearing; settlement or alternate dispute resolution endeavors; default order
§ 46a-85 Complaint: Effect of arbitration proceeding
§ 46a-86 Complaint: Determination; orders; dismissal. Treatment of discrimination awards
§ 46a-86a Notice of any action or proceeding concerning complaint
§ 46a-87 Enforcement of subpoena
§ 46a-88 Enforcement of interrogatories
§ 46a-89 Petition for temporary injunctive relief re discriminatory employment practices. Petition for injunctive relief, punitive damages or civil penalty re discriminatory housing or public accommodations practices
§ 46a-89a Granting of temporary injunction re discriminatory employment practice or discriminatory practice in sale or rental of residential or commercial property
§ 46a-90 Commission hearings re injunction concerning discriminatory employment practice. Removal to Superior Court
§ 46a-90a Commission action after granting of temporary injunction. Duration of temporary injunction. Permanent injunction
§ 46a-94 Appeal to Appellate Court from Superior Court action re injunction against discriminatory employment practice or discriminatory practice in sale or rental of residential or commercial property
§ 46a-94a Appeal to Superior Court from order of presiding officer. Reopening of matters
§ 46a-95 Enforcement by Superior Court of order of presiding officer
§ 46a-96 Hearings take precedence
§ 46a-97 Failure to post notices. Penalty
§ 46a-98 Discriminatory credit practice: Cause of action; damages; statute of limitations
§ 46a-98a Discriminatory housing practice or breach of conciliation agreement: Cause of action; relief
§ 46a-99 Discriminatory state practice: Cause of action; relief
§ 46a-100 Discriminatory practice: Cause of action upon release from commission
§ 46a-101 Release of pending complaint alleging discriminatory practice. Expedited case assessment review. Time period for bringing action after release
§ 46a-102 Civil action for discriminatory practice: Statute of limitations
§ 46a-103 Civil action for discriminatory practice: Service of process on the commission; right of commission to intervene
§ 46a-104 Civil action for discriminatory practice: Relief

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 814c

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Finance charge: The total cost of credit a customer must pay on a consumer loan, including interest. The Truth in Lending Act requires disclosure of the finance charge. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • 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.
  • Lawful source of income: means income derived from Social Security, supplemental security income, housing assistance, child support, alimony or public or state-administered general assistance. See Connecticut General Statutes 46a-63
  • 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
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of section 7-157. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • 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.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • public buildings: shall include a statehouse, courthouse, townhouse, arsenal, magazine, prison, community correctional center, almshouse, market or other building belonging to the state, or to any town, city or borough in the state, and any church, chapel, meetinghouse or other building generally used for religious worship, and any college, academy, schoolhouse or other building generally used for literary instruction. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • 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.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.