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House Bill No. 5233

Public Act No. 18-104

AN ACT CONCERNING RECORDKEEPING DUTIES OF THE ADJUTANT GENERAL.

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

Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 27-20 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective July 1, 2018):

(a) The Adjutant General shall make such returns and reports to such officers as may be prescribed by the Department of Defense in regulations pertaining to the National Guard, at such times and in such form as prescribed. The Adjutant General shall (1) keep [a record] the service records of all officers and enlisted personnel, (2) issue authorized service medals, ribbons and documents, [and] (3) (A) generate and maintain all records and documents required by state law or regulations thereunder, and (B) process requests for such records pursuant to the state Freedom of Information Act, as defined in section 1-200, and (4) (A) generate and maintain all records and documents required by federal law or regulations thereunder, and (B) process requests for such records pursuant to the federal Freedom of Information Act of 1976, 5 USC 552, as amended from time to time.

Approved June 7, 2018