2013 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 20 - Professional and Occupational Licensing, Certification, Title Protection and Registration. Examining Boards
Chapter 384b - Dietitian-Nutritionists
Section 20-206p - Use of title.


CT Gen Stat § 20-206p (2013) What's This?

No person who is not certified by the Department of Public Health as a dietitian-nutritionist shall represent himself as being so certified or use in connection with his name the term “Connecticut Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist”, “Connecticut Certified Dietitian”, “Connecticut Certified Nutritionist”, or the letters “C.D.-N.”, “C.D.”, “C.N.” or any other letters, words or insignia indicating or implying that he is a certified dietitian-nutritionist in this state. Any person who violates the provisions of this section or who obtains or attempts to obtain certification as a dietitian-nutritionist by any wilful misrepresentation or any fraudulent representation shall be guilty of a class D felony. Failure to renew a certificate in a timely manner shall not constitute a violation for the purposes of this section.

(P.A. 94-210, S. 15; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58; P.A. 13-258, S. 83.)

History: P.A. 95-257 replaced Commissioner and Department of Public Health and Addiction Services with Commissioner and Department of Public Health, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 13-258 changed penalty from fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment of not more than 5 years to a class D felony.

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