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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 371

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 1562

   

Referred to Committee on Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. FASANO, 34th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING IDENTIFICATION CARDS FOR VETERANS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to provide that the Commissioner of Veterans' Affairs shall issue a photo identification card to any resident of the state who (1) is a veteran of the armed forces, as defined in section 27-103 of the general statutes, and (2) is not eligible to receive a Veterans Identification Card from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish a veterans' identification card to enable veterans to more easily receive discounts offered by certain retail establishments and service providers.