OLR Bill Analysis

SB 916

AN ACT CONCERNING MINOR AND CONFORMING CHANGES TO STATUTES CONCERNING VETERANS.

SUMMARY

This bill requires each veterans' service officer to complete a course in veterans' benefits no later than one year after commencing employment instead of within one year of commencement.

The bill also makes numerous technical and conforming changes to reflect changes made by PA 16-167, which renamed the Veterans Advocacy and Assistance Unit as the Office of Advocacy and Assistance and substituted a manager for a unit head.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 1, 2017

COMMITTEE ACTION

Veterans' Affairs Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

14

Nay

0

(03/02/2017)