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House Bill 1249

House Bill 1249

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF HB 1249 (Updated March 13, 2008 7:45 pm - DI 103)

Tuition exemption for Purple Heart recipients. Provides that an Indiana resident who: (1) enters active duty service in the armed forces of the United States or the Indiana National Guard after September 10, 2001; (2) receives the Purple Heart decoration; and (3) satisfies other criteria; is exempt from tuition and fees at a state educational institution. Provides that the tuition and fee exemption for: (1) certain children of veterans; (2) spouses and children of National Guard members; and (3) Purple Heart recipients; for a credit hour is equal to the cost of an undergraduate credit hour. Provides that the tuition and fee exemptions for Purple Heart recipients are not eligible for reimbursement by the state for the 2009 fiscal year. Requires the legislative council to assign to a study committee the study of tuition and fee exemptions awarded by state educational institutions under reciprocity agreements with other postsecondary institutions.
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