Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1152

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 20-10.1-30-3.

Synopsis: High school diplomas for certain veterans. Provides that veterans of the Korean and Vietnam conflicts who, because of military service, left a public or nonpublic high school without graduating may receive a diploma.

Effective: July 1, 2003.





Frizzell, Ayres, Behning




    January 7, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.







Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1152



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 20-10.1-30-3; (03)IN1152.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 20-10.1-30-3 , AS ADDED BY P.L.127-2002, SECTION 2, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "eligible veteran" refers to an individual who has the following qualifications:
        (1) Served as a member of the armed forces of the United States at any time during at least one (1) of the following periods:
            (A) Beginning April 6, 1917, and ending November 11, 1918 (World War I).
            (B) Beginning December 7, 1941, and ending December 31, 1946 (World War II).
             (C) Beginning June 27, 1950, and ending January 31, 1955 (Korean Conflict).
            (D) Beginning August 5, 1964, and ending May 7, 1975 (Vietnam Conflict).

        (2) Before the military service described in subdivision (1):
            (A) attended public or nonpublic high school in Indiana; and
            (B) was a student in good standing at the high school

described in clause (A), to the satisfaction of the department of veterans' affairs.
        (3) Did not graduate or receive a diploma because of leaving the high school described in subdivision (2) for the military service described in subdivision (1).
        (4) Was honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States.