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Senate Bill No. 386

Public Act No. 13-57

AN ACT CONCERNING HONORARY DIPLOMAS FOR VIETNAM VETERANS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (i) of section 10-221a of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective from passage):

(i) A local or regional board of education may award a diploma to a veteran, as defined in section 27-103, of World War II or the Korean hostilities, as described in section 51-49h, or of the Vietnam Era, as defined in section 27-103, who left high school prior to graduation in order to serve in the armed forces of the United States and did not receive a diploma as a consequence of such service.

Approved June 3, 2013