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Committee Bill No. 694

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 4701

 

*04701SB00694VA_*

Referred to Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS

 

Introduced by:

 

(VA)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS ON STATE COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Trustees for The University of Connecticut shall conduct a study to (1) evaluate and assess programming at Operation Academic Support for Incoming Service Members centers at public institutions of higher education; and (2) identify successful programming at such centers. Not later than January 15, 2016, the boards shall report the results of the study including any recommendations as to enhancing services at all such centers in the state, in accordance with the provisions of section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committees of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to veterans and military affairs and higher education.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

Statement of Purpose:

To require the Board of Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Trustees for The University of Connecticut to conduct a study of OASIS centers.

[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. BYE, 5th Dist.; REP. DEMICCO, 21st Dist.

SEN. FLEXER, 29th Dist.; REP. NICASTRO, 79th Dist.

REP. ADINOLFI, 103rd Dist.

S.B. 694