Introduced House Bill (H)

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Reserve and National Guard member benefits. Provides a tax credit against state tax liability each taxable year to an employer who employs a member of the National Guard or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States (reserves) who is called to active duty. Excludes from the determination of financial eligibility for need based financial aid certain benefits received by veteran students. Allows members of the Indiana reserves to receive a scholarship from the National Guard tuition supplement program (program). Makes certain changes to the program. Provides funding for the program. Provides for state educational institution students Reserve and National Guard member benefits. Provides a tax credit against state tax liability each taxable year to an employer who employs a member of the National Guard or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States (reserves) who is called to active duty. Excludes from the determination of financial eligibility for need based financial aid certain benefits received by veteran students. Allows members of the Indiana reserves to receive a scholarship from the National Guard tuition supplement program (program). Makes certain changes to the program. Provides funding for the program. Provides for state educational institution students who are members of the Indiana National Guard or the reserves and are called to active duty during an academic term to receive: (1) a tuition refund or credit; or (2) reenrollment in courses not completed due to active duty status. Requires the department of workforce development, under certain circumstances, to give: (1) a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard; or (2) the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States, reserves, or National Guard; priority for placement in any federal or state employment or training program administered by the department. (Current law provides that this priority be given only to members of the National Guard or their spouses.) Makes an appropriation. ... View more