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House Bill No. 5837

Public Act No. 03-237

AN ACT CONCERNING THE BALLARD INSTITUTE AND MUSEUM OF PUPPETRY.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2003) The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at The University of Connecticut shall be designated the State Museum of Puppetry. Said museum shall collect, preserve and research works of puppetry and puppet theater and prepare public exhibits at the museum and educational exhibits and programs that may be used by institutions of higher education, public and nonpublic schools, libraries, appropriate state agencies or other public institutions.

Approved July 9, 2003