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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 386

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 3881

 

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Referred to Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS

 

Introduced by:

 

(VA)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING HONORARY DIPLOMAS FOR VIETNAM VETERANS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 10-221a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(i) A local or regional board of education may award a diploma to a veteran, as defined in section 27-103, of World War II or the Korean hostilities, as described in section 51-49h, or of the Vietnam Era, as defined in section 27-103, who left high school prior to graduation in order to serve in the armed forces of the United States and did not receive a diploma as a consequence of such service.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

10-221a(i)

VA

Joint Favorable C/R

ED

ED

Joint Favorable