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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5684

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 821

 

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Referred to Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. BERGER, 73rd Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING TUITION WAIVERS AT PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR GOLD STAR FAMILY MEMBERS.

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

That title 10a of the general statutes be amended to grant a tuition fee waiver for any resident of the state who is a parent, surviving spouse or dependent child of a person who was (1) killed in action while performing active military duty with the armed forces of the United States, and (2) a resident of the state.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide free tuition at state public institutions of higher education for family members of men and women killed while serving in the military.