§ 53a-24 Offense defined. Application of sentencing provisions to motor vehicle and drug selling violators
§ 53a-25 Felony: Definition, classification, designation
§ 53a-26 Misdemeanor: Definition, classification, designation
§ 53a-27 Violation: Definition, designation
§ 53a-28 Authorized sentences
§ 53a-28a Enforcement of orders of financial restitution
§ 53a-29 Probation and conditional discharge: Criteria; periods; continuation or termination
§ 53a-30 Conditions of probation and conditional discharge
§ 53a-31 Calculation of periods of probation and conditional discharge. Compliance with conditions during interrupted period
§ 53a-32 Violation of probation or conditional discharge. Notice to victim or victim advocate. Arrest. Pretrial release conditions and supervision. Hearing. Disposition
§ 53a-32a Violation of probation by certain sexual offenders
§ 53a-33 Termination of probation or conditional discharge
§ 53a-34 Unconditional discharge: Criteria; effect
§ 53a-35 Imprisonment for any felony committed prior to July 1, 1981: Indeterminate sentences; maximum and minimum terms
§ 53a-35a Imprisonment for felony committed on or after July 1, 1981. Definite sentence. Authorized term
§ 53a-35b “Life imprisonment” defined
§ 53a-35c Availability of sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of release
§ 53a-36 Imprisonment for misdemeanor. Definite sentence. Authorized term
§ 53a-37 Multiple sentences: Concurrent or consecutive, minimum term
§ 53a-38 Calculation of terms of imprisonment
§ 53a-39 Reduction of sentence or discharge of defendant by sentencing court or judge. Statement by victim
§ 53a-39a Alternate incarceration program
§ 53a-39b Special alternative incarceration program for young male defendants
§ 53a-39c Community service labor program
§ 53a-39d Pilot zero-tolerance drug supervision program
§ 53a-40 Persistent offenders: Definitions; defense; authorized sentences; procedure
§ 53a-40a Persistent offenders of crimes involving bigotry or bias. Authorized sentences
§ 53a-40b Additional term of imprisonment authorized for offense committed while on release
§ 53a-40c Psychological counseling required for person convicted of sexual assault of a minor
§ 53a-40d Persistent offenders of crimes involving assault, stalking, trespass, threatening, harassment, criminal violation of a protective order, criminal violation of a standing criminal protective order or criminal violation of a restraining order. Authorized se
§ 53a-40e Standing criminal protective orders
§ 53a-40f Persistent operating while under the influence felony offender. Authorized sentences
§ 53a-41 Fines for felonies
§ 53a-42 Fines for misdemeanors
§ 53a-43 Fines for violations
§ 53a-44 Alternative fine based on defendant’s gain
§ 53a-44a Surcharge on fine for criminal trespass or criminal mischief on public land
§ 53a-45 Murder: Penalty; waiver of jury trial; finding of lesser degree
§ 53a-46 Sentencing proceedings; appeal
§ 53a-46a Imposition of sentence for capital felony committed prior to April 25, 2012. Hearing. Special verdict. Mitigating and aggravating factors. Factors barring death sentence
§ 53a-46b Review of death sentence
§ 53a-46c Applicability of death penalty provisions in effect on and after October 1, 1980
§ 53a-46d Victim impact statement read in court prior to imposition of sentence for crime punishable by death or life imprisonment without possibility of release
§ 53a-47 Disposition of person found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. Confinement and examination. Release
§ 53a-48 Conspiracy. Renunciation
§ 53a-49 Criminal attempt: Sufficiency of conduct; renunciation as defense
§ 53a-50 Effect of motivation on renunciation
§ 53a-51 Classification of attempt and conspiracy
§ 53a-52 Conviction; sentencing
§ 53a-54a Murder
§ 53a-54b Murder with special circumstances
§ 53a-54c Felony murder
§ 53a-54d Arson murder
§ 53a-54e Construction of statutes re capital felony committed prior to April 25, 2012
§ 53a-55 Manslaughter in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-55a Manslaughter in the first degree with a firearm: Class B felony: Five years not suspendable
§ 53a-56 Manslaughter in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-56a Manslaughter in the second degree with a firearm: Class C felony: One year not suspendable
§ 53a-56b Manslaughter in the second degree with a motor vehicle: Class C felony
§ 53a-57 Misconduct with a motor vehicle: Class D felony
§ 53a-58 Criminally negligent homicide: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-58a Negligent homicide with a motor vehicle
§ 53a-59 Assault in the first degree: Class B felony: Nonsuspendable sentences
§ 53a-59a Assault of an elderly, blind, disabled or pregnant person or a person with intellectual disability in the first degree: Class B felony: Five years not suspendable
§ 53a-59b Assault of an employee of the Department of Correction in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-59c Assault of a pregnant woman resulting in termination of pregnancy: Class A felony
§ 53a-60 Assault in the second degree: Class D or C felony
§ 53a-60a Assault in the second degree with a firearm: Class D felony: One year not suspendable
§ 53a-60b Assault of an elderly, blind, disabled or pregnant person or a person with intellectual disability in the second degree: Class D felony: Two years not suspendable
§ 53a-60c Assault of an elderly, blind, disabled or pregnant person or a person with intellectual disability in the second degree with a firearm: Class D felony: Three years not suspendable
§ 53a-60d Assault in the second degree with a motor vehicle: Class D felony
§ 53a-61 Assault in the third degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-61a Assault of an elderly, blind, disabled or pregnant person or a person with intellectual disability in the third degree: Class A misdemeanor: One year not suspendable
§ 53a-61aa Threatening in the first degree: Class D or class C felony
§ 53a-62 Threatening in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor or class D felony
§ 53a-63 Reckless endangerment in the first degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-64 Reckless endangerment in the second degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-64aa Strangulation or suffocation in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-64bb Strangulation or suffocation in the second degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-64cc Strangulation or suffocation in the third degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-65 Definitions
§ 53a-66 Lack of consent
§ 53a-67 Affirmative defenses
§ 53a-70 Sexual assault in the first degree: Class B or A felony
§ 53a-70a Aggravated sexual assault in the first degree: Class B or A felony
§ 53a-70b Sexual assault in spousal or cohabiting relationship: Class B felony
§ 53a-70c Aggravated sexual assault of a minor: Class A felony
§ 53a-71 Sexual assault in the second degree: Class C or B felony
§ 53a-72 Rape in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-72a Sexual assault in the third degree: Class D or C felony
§ 53a-72b Sexual assault in the third degree with a firearm: Class C or B felony
§ 53a-73 Rape in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-73a Sexual assault in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor or class D felony
§ 53a-82 Prostitution: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-83 Patronizing a prostitute: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-83a Patronizing a prostitute from a motor vehicle: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-83b Commercial sexual abuse of a minor: Class B felony
§ 53a-84 Defenses barred
§ 53a-85 Promoting prostitution: Definitions
§ 53a-86 Promoting prostitution in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-87 Promoting prostitution in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-88 Promoting prostitution in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-89 Permitting prostitution: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-90a Enticing a minor. Penalties
§ 53a-90b Misrepresentation of age to entice a minor: Class C felony
§ 53a-91 Definitions
§ 53a-92 Kidnapping in the first degree: Class A felony
§ 53a-92a Kidnapping in the first degree with a firearm: Class A felony
§ 53a-93 Proceeding to determine sentence for kidnapping in first degree
§ 53a-94 Kidnapping in the second degree: Class B felony: Three years not suspendable
§ 53a-94a Kidnapping in the second degree with a firearm: Class B felony: Three years not suspendable
§ 53a-95 Unlawful restraint in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-96 Unlawful restraint in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-97 Custodial interference in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-98 Custodial interference in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-99 Substitution of children: Class D felony
§ 53a-100 Definitions
§ 53a-100aa Home invasion: Class A felony
§ 53a-101 Burglary in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-102 Burglary in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-102a Burglary in the second degree with a firearm: Class C felony: One year not suspendable
§ 53a-103 Burglary in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-103a Burglary in the third degree with a firearm: Class D felony: One year not suspendable
§ 53a-104 Affirmative defense to burglary
§ 53a-105 Conviction for burglary and other offense authorized, when
§ 53a-106 Manufacturing or possession of burglar’s tools: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-107 Criminal trespass in the first degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-108 Criminal trespass in the second degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-109 Criminal trespass in the third degree: Class C or class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-110 Affirmative defenses to criminal trespass
§ 53a-110a Simple trespass: Infraction
§ 53a-110d Simple trespass of railroad property: Infraction
§ 53a-111 Arson in the first degree: Class A felony
§ 53a-112 Arson in the second degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-113 Arson in the third degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-114 Reckless burning: Class D felony
§ 53a-115 Criminal mischief in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-116 Criminal mischief in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-117 Criminal mischief in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-117a Criminal mischief in the fourth degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-117e Criminal damage of a landlord’s property in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-117f Criminal damage of a landlord’s property in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-117g Criminal damage of a landlord’s property in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-117k Damage to railroad property in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-117l Damage to railroad property in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-117m Damage to railroad property in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-118 Definitions generally
§ 53a-119 Larceny defined
§ 53a-119a Shoplifting and library theft; detention, questioning, presumption of crime
§ 53a-119b Using motor vehicle or vessel without owner’s permission. Interfering or tampering with a motor vehicle. First offense: Class A misdemeanor. Subsequent offense: Class D felony
§ 53a-120 Theft of services; service and credit card defined
§ 53a-121 Value of property or services
§ 53a-122 Larceny in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-123 Larceny in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-124 Larceny in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-125 Larceny in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-125a Larceny in the fifth degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-125b Larceny in the sixth degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-125c Telephone fraud in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-125d Telephone fraud in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-125e Telephone fraud in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-125f Telephone fraud in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-125g Telephone fraud in the fifth degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-125h Telephone fraud in the sixth degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-126 Larceny by receiving stolen property
§ 53a-126a Criminal trover in the first degree: Class D felony, first offense; class C felony, subsequent offense
§ 53a-126b Criminal trover in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-127 Diversion from state of benefit of labor of employees: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-127a Unlawful entry into coin machine; possession of key to enter: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-127b Fraudulent use of an automated teller machine: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-127c Theft of electric, gas, water, steam, telecommunications, wireless radio communications or community antenna television service for profit or economic gain: Class D felony
§ 53a-127d Cheating: Class D felony or class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-127e Possession of a cheating device: Class D felony
§ 53a-127f Possession of a shoplifting device: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-127g Unlawful possession of a personal identifying information access device: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-128 Issuing a bad check. Penalties
§ 53a-128a Credit and debit card crimes. Definitions
§ 53a-128b False statement to procure issuance or loading of payment card
§ 53a-128c Payment card theft. Illegal transfer. Fraud. Forgery
§ 53a-128d Illegal use of payment card. Presumption of knowledge of revocation
§ 53a-128e Illegal furnishing of money, goods or services on payment card
§ 53a-128f Unlawful completion or reproduction of payment card
§ 53a-128g Receipt of money, goods or services obtained by illegal use of credit card
§ 53a-128h Certain defenses denied
§ 53a-128i Penalties for credit card crimes
§ 53a-129 Misapplication of property: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-129a Identity theft defined
§ 53a-129b Identity theft in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-129c Identity theft in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-129d Identity theft in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-129e Trafficking in personal identifying information: Class D felony
§ 53a-130 Criminal impersonation: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-130a Impersonation of a police officer: Class D felony
§ 53a-131 Unlawfully concealing a will: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-132 False entry by an officer or agent of a public community: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-133 Robbery defined
§ 53a-134 Robbery in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-135 Robbery in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-136 Robbery in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-136a Robbery involving occupied motor vehicle. Penalty
§ 53a-137 Definitions
§ 53a-138 Forgery in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-139 Forgery in the second degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-140 Forgery in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-141 Criminal simulation: Class D felony
§ 53a-142 Forgery of symbols: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-142a Filing a false record: Class D felony
§ 53a-143 Unlawfully using slugs: Definitions
§ 53a-144 Unlawfully using slugs in the first degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-145 Unlawfully using slugs in the second degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-146 Definitions
§ 53a-147 Bribery: Class C felony
§ 53a-148 Bribe receiving: Class C felony
§ 53a-148a Failure to report bribery: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-149 Bribery of a witness: Class C felony
§ 53a-150 Bribe receiving by a witness: Class C felony
§ 53a-151 Tampering with a witness: Class C felony
§ 53a-151a Intimidating a witness: Class B felony
§ 53a-152 Bribery of a juror: Class C felony
§ 53a-153 Bribe receiving by a juror: Class C felony
§ 53a-154 Tampering with a juror: Class D felony
§ 53a-155 Tampering with or fabricating physical evidence: Class D felony
§ 53a-156 Perjury: Class D felony
§ 53a-157a False statement on a certified payroll: Class D felony
§ 53a-157b False statement: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-158 Bribery of a labor official: Class D felony
§ 53a-159 Bribe receiving by a labor official: Class D felony
§ 53a-160 Commercial bribery: Class D felony
§ 53a-161 Receiving a commercial bribe: Class D felony
§ 53a-161a Bid rigging: Class D felony
§ 53a-161b Disclosure of bid or proposal: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-161c Receiving kickbacks: Class D felony
§ 53a-161d Paying a kickback: Class D felony
§ 53a-162 Rigging: Class D felony
§ 53a-163 Soliciting or accepting benefit for rigging: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-164 Participation in a rigged contest: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-165 Hindering prosecution defined
§ 53a-165aa Hindering prosecution in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-166 Hindering prosecution in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-167 Hindering prosecution in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-167a Interfering with an officer: Class A misdemeanor or class D felony
§ 53a-167b Failure to assist a peace officer, special policeman, motor vehicle inspector or firefighter: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-167c Assault of public safety, emergency medical, public transit or health care personnel: Class C felony
§ 53a-167d Assault of a prosecutor: Class C felony
§ 53a-167e Aggravated assault of a public transit employee: Class C felony
§ 53a-168 Escape: Definitions
§ 53a-169 Escape in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-170 Escape in the second degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-171 Escape from custody: Class C felony or class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-171a Aiding escape from hospital or sanatorium: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-172 Failure to appear in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-173 Failure to appear in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-174 Unauthorized conveyance of items into correctional or humane institution or to inmate: Class D felony. Unauthorized conveyance of letter into or from, or use of false name to enter, correctional institution: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-174a Possession of weapon or dangerous instrument in correctional institution: Class B felony
§ 53a-174b Conveyance or use of electronic wireless communication device in correctional institution: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-175 Riot in the first degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-176 Riot in the second degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-177 Unlawful assembly: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-178 Inciting to riot: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-179 Criminal advocacy: Class D felony
§ 53a-179a Inciting injury to persons or property: Class C felony
§ 53a-179b Rioting at correctional institution: Class B felony
§ 53a-179c Inciting to riot at correctional institution: Class C felony
§ 53a-180 Falsely reporting an incident in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-180a Falsely reporting an incident resulting in serious physical injury or death: Class C felony
§ 53a-180b Falsely reporting an incident concerning serious physical injury or death: Class D felony
§ 53a-180c Falsely reporting an incident in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-180d Misuse of the emergency 9-1-1 system: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-180aa Breach of the peace in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-181 Breach of the peace in the second degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-181a Creating a public disturbance: Infraction
§ 53a-181b Intimidation based on bigotry or bias: Class D felony
§ 53a-181c Stalking in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-181d Stalking in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-181e Stalking in the third degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-181f Electronic stalking: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-181i Intimidation based on bigotry or bias: Definitions
§ 53a-181j Intimidation based on bigotry or bias in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-181k Intimidation based on bigotry or bias in the second degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-181l Intimidation based on bigotry or bias in the third degree: Class E felony
§ 53a-182 Disorderly conduct: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-182a Obstructing free passage: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-182b Harassment in the first degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-183 Harassment in the second degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-183a Obstructing or interfering with the lawful taking of wildlife: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-183b Interfering with an emergency call: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-183c Disruption of a funeral: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-185 Loitering on school grounds: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-186 Public indecency: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-187 Definitions. Applicability
§ 53a-188 Tampering with private communications: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-189 Eavesdropping: Class D felony
§ 53a-189a Voyeurism: Class D or C felony
§ 53a-189b Disseminating voyeuristic material: Class D felony
§ 53a-189c Unlawful dissemination of an intimate image: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-190 Bigamy: Class D felony
§ 53a-191 Incest: Class D felony
§ 53a-192 Coercion: Class A misdemeanor or class D felony
§ 53a-192a Trafficking in persons: Class A felony
§ 53a-193 Definitions
§ 53a-194 Obscenity: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-195 Defense
§ 53a-196 Obscenity as to minors: Class D felony
§ 53a-196a Employing a minor in an obscene performance: Class A felony
§ 53a-196b Promoting a minor in an obscene performance: Class B felony
§ 53a-196c Importing child pornography: Class B felony
§ 53a-196d Possessing child pornography in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-196e Possessing child pornography in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-196f Possessing child pornography in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-196g Possessing child pornography: Affirmative defenses
§ 53a-196h Possessing or transmitting child pornography by minor: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-196i Commercial sexual exploitation of a minor: Class C felony
§ 53a-199 Injunction against promoting any obscene material or performance
§ 53a-200 Institution of action for adjudication of obscenity
§ 53a-201 Presentation of material or evidence depicting performance. Probable cause determination. Time for trial and decision
§ 53a-202 Third party may be made a party
§ 53a-203 Jury trial
§ 53a-204 Evidence
§ 53a-205 Judgment
§ 53a-206 Injunction and restraining order
§ 53a-207 Service of process on nonresidents
§ 53a-208 Extradition
§ 53a-209 Penalties
§ 53a-210 Levy of fine against property
§ 53a-211 Possession of a sawed-off shotgun or silencer: Class D felony
§ 53a-212 Stealing a firearm: Class C felony
§ 53a-213 Drinking while operating a motor vehicle: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-214 Criminal lockout: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-215 Insurance fraud: Class D felony
§ 53a-216 Criminal use of firearm or electronic defense weapon: Class D felony
§ 53a-217 Criminal possession of a firearm, ammunition or an electronic defense weapon: Class C felony
§ 53a-217a Criminally negligent storage of a firearm: Class D felony
§ 53a-217b Possession of a weapon on school grounds: Class D felony
§ 53a-217c Criminal possession of a pistol or revolver: Class C felony
§ 53a-217d Criminal possession of body armor: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-217e Negligent hunting. Penalties. Fines deposited in the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund. Suspension of hunting license. Forfeiture of hunting weapon. Prima facie evidence of hunting
§ 53a-218 Interference with a cemetery or burial ground: Class C felony
§ 53a-219 Unlawful possession or sale of gravestones: Class D felony
§ 53a-220 Interference with a memorial plaque: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-221 Unlawful possession, purchase or sale of a memorial plaque: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-221a Interference with a war or veterans’ memorial or monument: Class D felony
§ 53a-221b Unlawful possession, purchase or sale of a war or veterans’ memorial or monument: Class D felony
§ 53a-222 Violation of conditions of release in the first degree: Class D or Class C felony
§ 53a-222a Violation of conditions of release in the second degree: Class A misdemeanor or Class D felony
§ 53a-223 Criminal violation of a protective order: Class D or class C felony
§ 53a-223a Criminal violation of a standing criminal protective order: Class D or class C felony
§ 53a-223b Criminal violation of a restraining order: Class D or class C felony
§ 53a-223c Criminal violation of a civil protection order: Class D felony
§ 53a-224 Recruiting a member of a criminal gang: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-250 Definitions
§ 53a-251 Computer crime
§ 53a-252 Computer crime in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-253 Computer crime in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-254 Computer crime in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-255 Computer crime in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-256 Computer crime in the fifth degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-257 Alternative fine based on defendant’s gain
§ 53a-258 Determination of degree of crime
§ 53a-259 Value of property or computer services
§ 53a-260 Location of offense
§ 53a-261 Jurisdiction
§ 53a-262 Computer extortion by use of ransomware: Class E felony
§ 53a-275 Money laundering. Definitions
§ 53a-276 Money laundering in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-277 Money laundering in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-278 Money laundering in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-279 Money laundering in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-280 Money laundering. Alternative fine
§ 53a-281 Money laundering. Corporate fines
§ 53a-282 Money laundering. Presumptions
§ 53a-290 “Vendor fraud” defined
§ 53a-291 Vendor fraud in the first degree: Class B felony
§ 53a-292 Vendor fraud in the second degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-293 Vendor fraud in the third degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-294 Vendor fraud in the fourth degree: Class A misdemeanor
§ 53a-295 Vendor fraud in the fifth degree: Class B misdemeanor
§ 53a-296 Vendor fraud in the sixth degree: Class C misdemeanor
§ 53a-300 Act of terrorism. Enhanced sentence
§ 53a-301 Computer crime in furtherance of terrorist purposes: Class B felony
§ 53a-302 Criminal misrepresentation: Class C felony
§ 53a-303 Contaminating a public water supply or food supply for terrorist purposes: Class C felony
§ 53a-304 Damage to public transportation property for terrorist purposes: Class C felony
§ 53a-320 Definitions
§ 53a-321 Abuse in the first degree: Class C felony
§ 53a-322 Abuse in the second degree: Class D felony
§ 53a-323 Abuse in the third degree: Class A misdemeanor

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 952

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dangerous instrument: means any instrument, article or substance which, under the circumstances in which it is used or attempted or threatened to be used, is capable of causing death or serious physical injury, and includes a "vehicle" as that term is defined in this section and includes a dog that has been commanded to attack, except a dog owned by a law enforcement agency of the state or any political subdivision thereof or of the federal government when such dog is in the performance of its duties under the direct supervision, care and control of an assigned law enforcement officer. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Deadly weapon: means any weapon, whether loaded or unloaded, from which a shot may be discharged, or a switchblade knife, gravity knife, billy, blackjack, bludgeon, or metal knuckles. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • 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.
  • Deposit account: includes a share account of a savings and loan association. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • 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:
  • Electronic defense weapon: means a weapon which by electronic impulse or current is capable of immobilizing a person temporarily, but is not capable of inflicting death or serious physical injury, including a stun gun or other conductive energy device. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Employee of an emergency medical service organization: means an ambulance driver, emergency medical technician or paramedic as defined in section 19a-175. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • farm: includes farm buildings, and accessory buildings thereto, nurseries, orchards, ranges, greenhouses, hoophouses and other temporary structures or other structures used primarily for the raising and, as an incident to ordinary farming operations, the sale of agricultural or horticultural commodities. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Firearm: means any sawed-off shotgun, machine gun, rifle, shotgun, pistol, revolver or other weapon, whether loaded or unloaded from which a shot may be discharged. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Firefighter: means any agent of a municipality whose duty it is to protect life and property therein as a member of a duly constituted fire department whether professional or volunteer. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • 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
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Machine gun: means a weapon of any description, irrespective of size, by whatever name known, loaded or unloaded, from which a number of shots or bullets may be rapidly or automatically discharged from a magazine with one continuous pull of the trigger and includes a submachine gun. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • 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
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • 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.
  • Peace officer: means a member of the Division of State Police within the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection or an organized local police department, a chief inspector or inspector in the Division of Criminal Justice, a state marshal while exercising authority granted under any provision of the general statutes, a judicial marshal in the performance of the duties of a judicial marshal, a conservation officer or special conservation officer, as defined in section 26-5, a constable who performs criminal law enforcement duties, a special policeman appointed under section 29-18, 29-18a or 29-19, an adult probation officer, an official of the Department of Correction authorized by the Commissioner of Correction to make arrests in a correctional institution or facility, any investigator in the investigations unit of the office of the State Treasurer, a United States marshal or deputy marshal, any special agent of the federal government authorized to enforce the provisions of Title 21 of the United States Code, or a member of a law enforcement unit of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe or the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut created and governed by a memorandum of agreement under section 47-65c who is certified as a police officer by the Police Officer Standards and Training Council pursuant to sections 7-294a to 7-294e, inclusive. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Person: means a human being, and, where appropriate, a public or private corporation, a limited liability company, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a government or a governmental instrumentality. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Physical injury: means impairment of physical condition or pain. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Possess: means to have physical possession or otherwise to exercise dominion or control over tangible property. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Presentence report: A report prepared by a court's probation officer, after a person has been convicted of an offense, summarizing for the court the background information needed to determine the appropriate sentence. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Railroad property: means all tangible property owned, leased or operated by a railroad carrier including, but not limited to, a right-of-way, track, roadbed, bridge, yard, shop, station, tunnel, viaduct, trestle, depot, warehouse, terminal or any other structure or appurtenance or equipment owned, leased or used in the operation of a railroad carrier including a train, locomotive, engine, railroad car, signals or safety device or work equipment or rolling stock. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • 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.
  • revolver: means any firearm having a barrel less than twelve inches. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Rifle: means a weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder and designed or redesigned and made or remade to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed metallic cartridge to fire only a single projectile through a rifled bore for each single pull of the trigger. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Serious physical injury: means physical injury which creates a substantial risk of death, or which causes serious disfigurement, serious impairment of health or serious loss or impairment of the function of any bodily organ. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Shotgun: means a weapon designed or redesigned, made or remade, and intended to be fired from the shoulder and designed or redesigned and made or remade to use the energy of the explosive in a fixed shotgun shell to fire through a smooth bore either a number of ball shot or a single projectile for each single pull of the trigger. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • 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.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Vehicle: means a "motor vehicle" as defined in section 14-1, a snowmobile, any aircraft, or any vessel equipped for propulsion by mechanical means or sail. See Connecticut General Statutes 53a-3
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Victim advocate: work with prosecutors and assist the victims of a crime.
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.