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General Assembly

 

Committee Bill No. 714

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 3673

 

*03673SB00714TRA*

Referred to Committee on Transportation

 

Introduced by:

 

(TRA)

 

AN ACT REQUIRING THE DISPLAY OF "WELCOME HOME" MESSAGES FOR RETURNING CONNECTICUT MILITARY UNITS ON OVERHEAD HIGHWAY SIGN BOARDS.

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

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective October 1, 2011) The Department of Transportation shall use overhead electronic sign boards located on interstate highways to display, in a manner to be determined by said department, "Welcome Home" messages for Connecticut military units returning from service abroad.

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

Section 1

October 1, 2011

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To welcome home Connecticut military units.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]

Co-Sponsors:

SEN. GUGLIELMO, 35th Dist.

S.B. 714