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Substitute Senate Bill No. 1016

Special Act No. 15-3

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DIGITIZATION OF MILITARY RECORDS.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The State Librarian, in consultation with the Adjutant General, shall conduct a study to examine the establishment of a searchable electronic Internet database for the purposes of providing public access to historic Connecticut military records. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, recommendations for (1) the types of historic documents to be included in such database, and (2) personal information that should be redacted from such historic documents. The State Librarian and Adjutant General shall report, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, the findings of such study to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to military and veterans' affairs on or before January 15, 2016.

Approved June 4, 2015