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General Assembly

File No. 129

    February Session, 2016

Substitute Senate Bill No. 200

Senate, March 22, 2016

The Committee on Veterans' Affairs reported through SEN. FLEXER of the 29th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the Senate, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

AN ACT CONCERNING A CAPITOL MEMORIAL FOR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES.

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

Section 1. (Effective from passage) The sum of two thousand dollars is appropriated to the Department of Veterans' Affairs, from the General Fund, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, for the establishment of a memorial to honor the members of the Merchant Marine of the United States during the Second World War, and for the placing of such memorial in a suitable location on the State Capitol grounds.

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

Section 1

from passage

New section

VA

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact:

Agency Affected

Fund-Effect

FY 17 $

FY 18 $

Vet. Affairs, Dept.

GF - Cost

2,000

None

Note: GF=General Fund

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill requires the appropriation of $2,000 to the Department of Veterans' Affairs in FY 17 only for the establishment of a memorial on State Capitol grounds to honor certain veterans.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

sSB 200

AN ACT CONCERNING A CAPITOL MEMORIAL FOR WORLD WAR II MERCHANT MARINES.

SUMMARY:

The Office of Legislative Research does not analyze Special Acts.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Veterans' Affairs Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

13

Nay

0

(03/03/2016)

Veterans' Affairs Committee

Joint Favorable Substitute

Yea

15

Nay

0

(03/08/2016)

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