HOUSE BILL No. 1665
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 20-20-7-3.
Synopsis: High school diplomas for veterans. 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 is an "eligible veteran" entitled to receive a high school
Effective: July 1, 2007.
January 23, 2007, read first time and referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public
First Regular Session 115th General Assembly (2007)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1665
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 20-20-7-3; (07)IN1665.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 20-20-7-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION
4, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1,
2007]: 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
(D) Beginning August 5, 1964, and ending May 7, 1975
(2) Before the military service described in subdivision (1):
(A) attended a 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