HB 1546-1_ Filed 03/21/2007, 10:52

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs, to which was referred House Bill No. 1546, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 10; (07)CR154602.2. -->     Page 2, between lines 10 and 11, begin a new line block indented and insert:
        " (5) If the veteran who is the subject of the discharge record is deceased, the spouse or next of kin of the deceased, if the spouse or next of kin provides photographic identification and a copy of the veteran's death certificate.".
    Page 2, line 11, delete "(5)" and insert " (6)".
    Page 2, line 19, after "estate of the" insert " deceased.".
    Page 2, deletes lines 20 through 21.
    Page 2, between lines 21 and 22, begin a new paragraph and insert:
    " (c) To the extent technologically feasible, a county recorder shall take precautions to prevent the disclosure of a discharge record filed with the county recorder before May 15, 2007. After May 14, 2007, a county recorder shall ensure that a discharge
record filed with the county recorder is maintained in a separate, confidential, and secure file.".
    Page 2, line 22, delete "(c)" and insert " (d)".
    (Reference is to HB 1546 as printed January 26, 2007.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.

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    Wyss
Chairperson


CR154602/DI 71    2007