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CGS Chapter 15b

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Connecticut General Statutes
Title One
CGS Chapter 15b

Sec. 1-330. Sections 1-330 to 1-340, inclusive, may be cited as the "Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act".

Sec. 1-331. As used in sections 1-330 to 1-340, inclusive:

(1) "Electronic" means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities;

(2) "Legal material" means, whether or not in effect:
(A) The Constitution of the state of Connecticut;
(B) The general statutes of the state of Connecticut;
(C) The regulations of Connecticut state agencies; and
(D) The reported decisions of the following state courts: The Supreme Court, the Appellate Court and the Superior Court;

(3) "Official publisher" means:
(A) For the Constitution of the state of Connecticut, the Secretary of the State;
(B) For the general statutes of the state of Connecticut, the Joint Committee on Legislative Management;
(C) For the regulations of Connecticut state agencies, the Secretary of the State; and
(D) For the reported decisions of the Supreme Court, the Appellate Court and the Superior Court, the Commission on Official Legal Publications;

(4) "Official record" means the version of legal material designated by an official publisher as the official version of such material;

(5) "Publish" means to display, present or release to the public, or cause to be displayed, presented or released to the public by the official publisher;

(6) "Record" means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form; and

(7) "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

Sec. 1-332. Sections 1-330 to 1-340, inclusive, shall apply to all legal material in an electronic record that is designated as official under section 1-333 and first published electronically on or after October 1, 2014.

Sec. 1-333. (a) If an official publisher publishes legal material only in an electronic record, the publisher shall: (1) Designate the electronic record as the official record; and (2) comply with sections 1-334, 1-336 and 1-337.
(b) An official publisher that publishes legal material in an electronic record and also publishes the material in a record other than an electronic record may designate the electronic record as the official record if the publisher complies with sections 1-334, 1-336 and 1-337.

Sec. 1-334. An official publisher of legal material in an electronic record that is designated as official under section 1-333 shall authenticate the electronic record. To authenticate an electronic record, the official publisher shall provide a method for a user to determine that the electronic record received by the user from the official publisher is unaltered from the official record published by the official publisher.

Source Government website
https://www.cga.ct.gov/current/pub/chap_015b.htm