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THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979

388.1829 Applicant as veteran, current member of armed forces, or spouse or dependent; question; review of in-district tuition for veterans issue; “veteran” defined.

Sec. 229.

  (1) Each community college that receives an appropriation in section 201 is expected to include in its admission application process a specific question as to whether an applicant for admission has ever served or is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces or is the spouse or dependent of an individual who has served or is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces, in order to more quickly identify potential educational assistance available to that applicant.

  (2) It is expected that each community college that receives an appropriation in section 201 shall work with the house and senate community college subcommittees, the Michigan Community College Association, and veterans groups to review the issue of in-district tuition for veterans of this state when determining tuition rates and fees.

  (3) Each community college that receives an appropriation in section 201 is expected to provide reasonable programming and scheduling accommodations necessary to facilitate a student’s military, national guard, or military reserves duties and training obligations.

  (4) As used in this section, “veteran” means an honorably discharged veteran entitled to educational assistance under section 5003 of the post-911 veterans educational assistance act of 2008, 38 USC 3301 to 3327.

  

  

History: Add. 2011, Act 62, Eff. Oct. 1, 2011 ;– Am. 2012, Act 201, Eff. Oct. 1, 2012 ;– Am. 2013, Act 60, Eff. Oct. 1, 2013 ;– Am. 2014, Act 196, Eff. Oct. 1, 2014 ;– Am. 2015, Act 85, Eff. Oct. 1, 2015 ;– Am. 2017, Act 108, Eff. Oct. 1, 2017 ;– Am. 2018, Act 265, Eff. Oct. 1, 2018 ;– Am. 2020, Act 165, Eff. Oct. 1, 2020 ;– Am. 2021, Act 86, Eff. Oct. 1, 2021



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