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Connections of Tension and Compression Members in Trusses

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AISC 9th edition Section J1.5 specifies a minimum connection strength of "...not less than 50% of the effective strength of the member...".  I can't find anything similar in the LRFD spec.  Has this been removed?  I can understand how this could be misunderstood and misused and would not argue with anyone wanting to remove it.
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