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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5115

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 551

   

Referred to Committee on Select Committee on Veterans' Affairs

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. ARESIMOWICZ, 30th Dist.

REP. ROVERO, 51st Dist.

REP. ROY, 119th Dist.

REP. MORRIS, 140th Dist.

REP. NAFIS, 27th Dist.

REP. GODFREY, 110th Dist.

REP. ROBLES, 6th Dist.

REP. BARAM, 15th Dist.

REP. NICASTRO, 79th Dist.

REP. REYNOLDS, 42nd Dist.

REP. HENNESSY, 127th Dist.

REP. RYAN, 139th Dist.

REP. JOHNSON, 49th Dist.

REP. WIDLITZ, 98th Dist.

REP. WILLIS, 64th Dist.

REP. ORANGE, 48th Dist.

REP. THOMPSON, 13th Dist.

REP. GENTILE, 104th Dist.

REP. TERCYAK, 26th Dist.

REP. BERGER, 73rd Dist.

REP. HEWETT, 39th Dist.

REP. FRITZ, 90th Dist.

SEN. FRANTZ, 36th Dist.

REP. SERRA, 33rd Dist.

REP. ESPOSITO, 116th Dist.

REP. O'BRIEN T., 24th Dist.

REP. ZALASKI, 81st Dist.

AN ACT CONCERNING THE POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF RIBBONS AND MEDALS TO VETERANS FOR SERVICE IN TIME OF WAR.

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

That section 27-73e of the general statutes be amended to provide that the award of a ribbon and medal to each veteran who served in time of war, as described in said section, may be made posthumously regardless of the date of death of such veteran.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow the Adjutant General to make posthumous awards of ribbons and medals to all veterans who served in time of war.