Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Veteran matters. Provides for tuition and fee exemptions for all children of disabled veterans. (Current law provides that children of veterans who enlisted or otherwise initially served in the armed forces of the United States after June 30, 2011, receive tuition and fee reductions based on the percentage rating of the veteran.) Authorizes refunds for tuition and fees already paid by children of disabled veterans to state educational institutions before a positive determination of eligibility to receive higher education benefits has been made by the Indiana department of veterans' affairs. Provides for state educational institution students who are members of Veteran matters. Provides for tuition and fee exemptions for all children of disabled veterans. (Current law provides that children of veterans who enlisted or otherwise initially served in the armed forces of the United States after June 30, 2011, receive tuition and fee reductions based on the percentage rating of the veteran.) Authorizes refunds for tuition and fees already paid by children of disabled veterans to state educational institutions before a positive determination of eligibility to receive higher education benefits has been made by the Indiana department of veterans' affairs. Provides for state educational institution students who are members of the Indiana National Guard or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States 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.) ... View more