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House Bill No. 6629

Public Act No. 05-21

AN ACT CONCERNING MOBILIZATION SERVICE AWARDS FOR MEMBERS OF THE CONNECTICUT NATIONAL GUARD.

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

Section 1. Section 27-73d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

The Adjutant General may issue an appropriate service ribbon to members of the [Connecticut] National Guard or organized militia who [had been] were called to active service in the armed forces of the state or United States [under Title 10 of the United States Code] for at least thirty consecutive days in support of [Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm] any military operation commencing after September 11, 2001, during a time of war, as defined in section 27-103. A bronze service star shall be issued in lieu of succeeding awards and a silver service star shall be worn in lieu of five bronze stars. The ribbon may be awarded posthumously.

Approved May 9, 2005