Citations Affected: IC 20-10.1-30-3.
Synopsis: High school diplomas. Provides that a veteran of the Korean
Conflict or the Vietnam Conflict who left a public or nonpublic high
school without graduating in order to perform military service may
receive a high school diploma.
Effective: July 1, 2005.
January 4, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
SECTION 1. IC 20-10.1-30-3 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 3. As used in this
chapter, "eligible veteran" refers to an individual who has the following
(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 Indiana
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.