"Public servant" is
an officer or employee of government or a quasi-public agency, as
defined in section 1-120, elected or appointed, and any
person participating as advisor, consultant or otherwise, paid or
unpaid, in performing a governmental function.
General Statutes § 53a-146 (3) (applies to Part XI: Bribery, Offenses
against the Administration of Justice and Other Related Offenses, §§
53a-147 -- 53a-167d).
"Public servant" can mean any government official. State v. Giorgio,
2 Conn. App. 204, 209-10 (1984); see also State v. Guadalupe, 66
Conn. App. 819, 824 (2001), cert. denied, 259 Conn. 907 (2002).
"Quasi-public agency" was added by Public Acts,
Spec. Sess, June 11, 2008, No. 08-3, § 7, effective October 1, 2008.
General Statutes § 1-120 defines "quasi-public agency" as "the
Connecticut Development Authority, Connecticut Innovations,
Incorporated, Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority,
Connecticut Higher Education Supplemental Loan Authority, Connecticut
Housing Finance Authority, Connecticut Housing Authority, Connecticut
Resources Recovery Authority, Capital City Economic Development
Authority and Connecticut Lottery Corporation."