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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 5352

February Session, 2010

 

LCO No. 1370

 

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Referred to Committee on Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

Introduced by:

 

(VA)

 

AN ACT PROCLAIMING MARCH THIRTIETH TO BE WELCOME HOME VIETNAM VETERANS DAY.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 10-29a of the 2010 supplement to the general statutes is amended by adding subdivision (61) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (61) The Governor shall proclaim March thirtieth of each year to be Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day, to commemorate and honor the return home of the members of the armed forces who served in Vietnam. Suitable exercises shall be held in the State Capitol and elsewhere as the Governor designates for the observance of the day.

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

Section 1

from passage

10-29a(a)

Statement of Purpose:

To commemorate the date of the return home of the last members of the armed forces who served in Vietnam by proclaiming March thirtieth of each year Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.

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