2014 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 4 - Management of State Agencies
Chapter 55 - Personal Data
Section 4-197 - Action against agency for violation of chapter.

CT Gen Stat § 4-197 (2014) What's This?

Any agency which violates any provision of this chapter shall be subject to an action by any aggrieved person for injunction, declaratory judgment, mandamus or a civil action for damages. Such action may be brought in the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford, or for the judicial district in which the person resides. Actions for injunction, declaratory judgment or mandamus under this section may be prosecuted by any aggrieved person or by the Attorney General in the name of the state upon his own complaint or upon the complaint of any individual. Any aggrieved person who prevails in an action under this section shall be entitled to recover court costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. An action under this section shall be privileged with respect to assignment for trial.

(P.A. 76-421, S. 8, 9; 77-431, S. 5, 6; P.A. 78-280, S. 6, 127; P.A. 88-230, S. 1, 12; P.A. 90-98, S. 1, 2; P.A. 93-142, S. 4, 7, 8; P.A. 95-220, S. 4–6.)

History: P.A. 77-431 changed effective date of section from July 1, 1977, to January 1, 1978; P.A. 78-280 replaced “Hartford county” with “the judicial district of Hartford-New Britain”; P.A. 88-230 replaced “judicial district of Hartford-New Britain” with “judicial district of Hartford”, effective September 1, 1991; P.A. 90-98 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1991, to September 1, 1993; P.A. 93-142 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1993, to September 1, 1996, effective June 14, 1993; P.A. 95-220 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1996, to September 1, 1998, effective July 1, 1995.

Cited. 183 C. 85; 186 C. 153.

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