SENATE BILL No. 39
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 21-14-10-1.
Synopsis: Tuition exemption for Purple Heart recipients. Removes the
requirement that a Purple Heart recipient must enter active duty service
in the armed forces of the United States or the Indiana National Guard
after September 10, 2001, to be eligible for an exemption from tuition
and fees at a state educational institution.
Effective: July 1, 2009.
January 7, 2009, read first time and referred to Committee on Education and Career
First Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2009)
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SENATE BILL No. 39
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 21-14-10-1; (09)IN0039.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 21-14-10-1, AS ADDED BY P.L.141-2008,
SECTION 4, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2009]: Sec. 1. This chapter applies to a person who:
after September 10, 2001,
active duty service from
a permanent home address in Indiana;
(2) receives an honorable discharge;
(3) receives the Purple Heart decoration for service described in
(4) is eligible to pay the resident tuition rate at the state
educational institution the person will attend as determined by the
(5) possesses the requisite academic qualifications.