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STATUTORY PROVISIONS

General Statutes § 53a-3 (11), (13), (14). Definitions.

Except where different meanings are expressly specified, the following terms have the
following meanings when used in this title:

(11) A person acts "intentionally" with respect to a result or to conduct described by a
statute defining an offense when his conscious objective is to cause such result or to engage
in such conduct;

(13) A person acts "recklessly" with respect to a result or to a circumstance described
by a statute defining an offense when he is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial
and unjustifiable risk that such result will occur or that such circumstance exists. The risk must
be of such nature and degree that disregarding it constitutes a gross deviation from the
standard of conduct that a reasonable person would observe in the situation;
(14) A person acts with "criminal negligence" with respect to a result or to a
circumstance described by a statute defining an offense when he fails to perceive a substantial
and unjustifiable risk that such result will occur or that such circumstance exists. The risk must
be of such nature and degree that the failure to perceive it constitutes a gross deviation from
the standard of care that a reasonable person would observe in the situation;

General Statutes § 53a-48. Conspiracy. Renunciation.

(a) A person is guilty of conspiracy when, with intent that conduct constituting a crime
be performed, he agrees with one or more persons to engage in or cause the performance of
such conduct, and any one of them commits an overt act in pursuance of such conspiracy.
(b) It shall be a defense to a charge of conspiracy that the actor, after conspiring to
commit a crime, thwarted the success of the conspiracy, under circumstances manifesting a
complete and voluntary renunciation of his criminal purpose.

General Statutes § 53a-61aa. Threatening in the first degree: Class D or class C felony.
(a) A person is guilty of threatening in the first degree when such person (1) (A)
threatens to commit any crime involving the use of a hazardous substance with the intent to
terrorize another person, to cause evacuation of a building, place of assembly or facility of
public transportation or othenwise to cause serious public inconvenience, or (B) threatens to
commit such crime in reckless disregard of the risk of causing such terror, evacuation or
inconvenience; (2) (A) threatens to commit any crime of violence with the intent to cause