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Connecticut Statutes

  • Sec. 10-221d. Criminal history and child abuse and neglect registry records checks of school personnel. Fingerprinting. Termination or dismissal. Denial of application for and revocation of certification. Availability of information re applicant's history.

  • Sec. 29-11. State Police Bureau of Identification. Fees. Agreements re fingerprinting. Regulations.

  • Sec. 29-16. Use of Information

  • Sec. 54-142a. Erasure of Criminal Records

  • Sec. 54-142b. Erasure of Record of Girl Found Guilty of Being in Manifest Danger

  • Sec. 54-142c. Disclosure of Erased Records

  • Sec. 54-142d. Destruction of Record of Decriminalized Offense

  • Sec. 54-142k. Availability of conviction information and nonconviction information.

  • Sec. 54-142l. Challenge to Completeness and Accuracy of Record

Connecticut Practice Book

  • Section 7-13. Criminal/Motor Vehicle Files and Records

  • Section 7-14. Reports from Adult Probation and Family Division

  • Section 7-15. Retention Ordered by Chief Court Administrator; Transfer to State Library

  • Section 7-16. Motion to Prevent Destruction of File

  • Section 42-49. Closure of Courtroom in Criminal Cases

  • Section 42-49A. Sealing or Limiting Disclosure of Documents in Criminal Cases

Connecticut Attorney General Opinion

  • 2016-02 Formal Opinion
    Records associated with a conviction for which a conditional pardon has been granted are not subject to erasure under state law.

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