CHAPTER 404

EXHIBITIONS

Table of Contents

Sec. 21-6. Licenses.

Sec. 21-7. Exhibits relating to venereal diseases.

Sec. 21-8. Witnesses for state not to be prosecuted.


Sec. 21-6. Licenses. The mayor, aldermen and common council of any city, the warden and burgesses of any borough and the selectmen of any town may license and regulate any exhibitions therein; but selectmen shall not license any such exhibition within the limits of any city or borough.

(1949 Rev., S. 4644.)

See Sec. 29-129 et seq. re licensure of amusement parks.

Sec. 21-7. Exhibits relating to venereal diseases. No person shall exhibit, or advertise to be exhibited, in any theater, hall or other place of public amusement or entertainment, any projected still pictures or motion pictures in any way relating to the subject of venereal disease without first securing a written permit from the Commissioner of Public Health for each such exhibition; and no person shall permit the exhibition of any such still pictures or motion pictures in any such building or place owned or controlled by him until such written permit has been secured. Any person who violates any provision of this section shall, for each offense, be fined not more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both.

(1949 Rev., S. 4645; P.A. 77-614, S. 323, 610; P.A. 93-381, S. 9, 39; P.A. 95-257, S. 12, 21, 58.)

History: P.A. 77-614 substituted commissioner of health services for commissioner of health, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 93-381 replaced commissioner of health services with commissioner of public health and addiction services, effective July 1, 1993; 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.

Sec. 21-8. Witnesses for state not to be prosecuted. No person who testifies for the state in any prosecution for any unlawful exhibition or erection or construction therefor or forfeiture accruing therefrom shall thereafter be prosecuted for anything about which he has so testified.

(1949 Rev., S. 4646.)