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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 101

February Session, 2014


LCO No. 814



Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY


Introduced by:





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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 10-29a of the 2014 supplement to the general statutes is amended by adding subdivision (66) as follows (Effective from passage):

(NEW) (66) The Governor shall proclaim September twenty-seventh of each year to be First Responder Day in recognition of the service, sacrifice and contribution of such personnel to the public health and safety. 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


Statement of Purpose:

To establish September twenty-seventh of each year as First Responder Day.

[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.]