|IN||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||Tuition rates for veterans.|
From the Fiscal Impact Statement: This bill provides that qualified veterans are eligible for the resident tuition rate for
|MT||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||Scholarships for Montana Purple Heart recipients|
Provides higher education scholarships for eligible Montana Purple Heart recipients.
|WV||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||Veteran Advocates|
Directs postsecondary institutions to establish and implement measures to improve veteran access, retention, and degree completion. Stipulat...
|WA||To governor 04/2013||Postsec.||Rights of Higher Education Students Involved in Military Service|
Grants attendance flexibility towards active service members of the Washington national guard or any other military reserve or guard compone...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Early Course Registration Period for Eligible Veterans and National Guard Members|
Mandates institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period for any segment of the student population to have a...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Credit for Military Training|
Authorizes certain licensing boards to accept education, training or experience completed in the military towards licensure.
|AK||To governor 04/2013||Postsec.||Military Training for Transferable Credit/Temporary License|
Accepts military education, training, and service for some or all of the qualifications otherwise required of an applicant for a license or ...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Combat to College Program.|
New chapter creates and defines the Combat to College program. Each state institution that has at least 200 veterans enrolled will create a...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Credit for Online Courses - Military Students|
Authorizes a licensing body to waive educational requirements towards certification or licensure for any former military service member who ...
|OR||Signed into law 04/2013||Postsec.||Exemption From Nonresident Status for Higher Education|
Provides exemption from nonresident status for higher education to students (or students who are financially dependent upon a person who is
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||College Credits for Veterans|
Requires an institution within the state higher education system to award credit for military service and training as recommended by a posts...
|MT||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||Credit for Prior Learning Through Military Service|
Authorizes the commissioner to develop criteria for awarding academic credit at a postsecondary institution for a student's prior learning t...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||Military War Veteran Scholarship Fund|
Partially from bill analysis: Defines military war veteran and permits the higher education department to administer the fund and make disbu...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||Priority Registration for Veterans|
From bill summary: Enacts the Combat to College Act of 2012, which authorizes a qualifying student to use the 4 academic years during which ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Community College||Academic Credit for Prior Military Experience|
Directs the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, using common course descriptors and pertinent recommendations of the American C...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||Student Residency Requirements for Veterans.|
From bill summary: Makes students who were stationed in California for more than one year as active duty military for more than one year imm...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||P-12||Credit for Veterans' Military Experience|
Encourages the California Community Colleges, the California State University, and the University of California to consider and adopt the Am...
|NV||Adopted 07/2012||Postsec.||Establishing the Governor's Interagency Council on Veterans Affairs|
Executive Order #2012-15
Establishes the Governor's Interagency Council on Veterans Affairs to help identify and prioritize the needs of Nevada veterans. The Council...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2012||Postsec.||Resident Tuition for Certain Veterans|
Provides that, with the exception of tuition charged to a veteran under the federal Yellow Ribbon Program, a student who has served in the U...
|MA||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Academic Credit for Military Students|
Requires public institution of higher education to develop a set of policies and procedures governing the evaluation of a student's military...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||National Guard Classified as Residents for Purposes of In-State Tuition|
Classifies certain members of the Alabama National Guard as residents eligible for in-state tuition rates....
|SC||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||Military Student Absence - Make-up Work|
Requires all state institutions of higher education to allow students to complete assignments or take make-up examinations when an absence i...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||State Scholarship Program Eligibility for Students in Armed Forces|
Revises eligibility provisions for students who enlist in the U.S. Armed Forces relative to the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students. Pro...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2012||Postsec.||occupations; creating post-military service occupation, education and credentialing act. effective date.|
Creates the Post-Military Service Occupation, Education and Credentialing Act. Authorizes the public and private institutions of higher educ...
|AK||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Military Training/Postsecondary Credit|
Directs the department or applicable board to accept military education, training, and service credit for some or all of the qualifications ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Course Registration for Veterans|
Requires each Florida College System institution and state university that offers priority course registration for a segment of the student ...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||College Credit for Military Training and Education Courses|
Requires the board of governors and the state board of education to adopt regulations & rules, respectively, that enable U.S. Armed Forces s...
|FL||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
Establishes August 7th of each year as "Purple Heart Day," and encourages schools to commemorate Purple Heart Day and honor those wounded or...
|MN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Early Graduation Military Service Award Program|
Clarifies eligibility for the early graduation military service award program. Establishes a deadline for submission of application and requ...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary - Veterans|
Provides that a combat veteran shall be allowed to register for classes prior to the general student population at any public institution of...
|PA||Signed into law 04/2012||Community College||State Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative Program Act|
Establishes State Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative Program. Allows each member of the Assembly to establish a state milit...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2012||Postsec.||College-Credit Equivalency Program|
Amends the University of Hawaii college-credit equivalency program to provide for the awarding of credit for service in the U.S. armed force...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Scholarships for Spouse and Child of Military Member|
SCHOLARSHIPS - Amends existing law relating to scholarships to revise provisions relating to eligibility of a scholarship of a spouse or chi...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Academic Credit for Military Training|
Helps separating service members who leave the military with documented training and experience that can prepare them for civilian employmen...
|IN||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Credit for Military Education and Training.|
Requires a state educational institution to adopt a policy to award educational credit to an individual who is enrolled in a state education...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education; Course Credit for Military Experience|
Requires the governing boards of each public institution of higher education, in accordance with guidelines developed by the State Council o...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2012||Postsec.||Higher Education; Scheduling Active Duty Military|
Requires public institutions of higher education, in accordance with guidelines developed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virgi...
|SD||Signed into law 02/2012||Postsec.||Veteran Residency Requirements|
Exempts veterans from the twelve-month residency requirement for the purposes of tuition and fees. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bi...
|TX||Adopted 02/2012||Postsec.||Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program|
19 TAC 21.2244
Amends eligibility requirements for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program to clarify that students who have completed the equivalent ...
|TX||Adopted 02/2012||Postsec.||Exemption Program for Veterans and Their Dependents (The Hazlewood Act)|
19 TAC 21.2099, 2100, 2102, 2107, 2108
Amends provisions of the Exemption Program for Veterans and their Dependents (The Hazlewood Act). From February 24, 2012 Texas Register (pag...
|NY||Issued 11/2011||Postsec.||Continuing the New York State Council on Returning Veterans and Their Families|
Executive Order 34
Continues the New York State Council on Returning Veterans and Their Families, and expands the membership and mission. Expansion of membersh...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||Postsec.||Residency Requirements for Military or Dependents|
From bill summary: Amends state law to conform with federal law granting a member of the Armed Forces, or his or her dependent, entitlement ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2011||P-12|
|California Cadet Corps|
From bill summary: Authorizes the organization of a California Cadet Corps (http://www.cadet.org/cadet/site/default.asp) at each college, co...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2011||Postsec.||Priority Enrollment for Veterans|
From bill summary: Existing law requires the California State University and each community college district, and requests the University of...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||National Guard Scholarship Program|
H.B. 153 - National Guard Scholarship Program
Amends various provisions related to the Ohio National Guard Scholarship Program. Makes students at private institutions of higher education...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||College Credits for Military Personnel|
Awards educational credits to a student enrolled in a public college or university, who is also a veteran, for courses that are part of the ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Tuition Exemption for Military Members|
Revises current statute on providing tuition exemption for family members of a member of the Louisiana National Guard.
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Postsecondary Tuition and Fee Exemptions for Military Personnel, Veterans and Dependents|
Specifies that military personnel, veterans or dependents seeking the tuition exemption must be currently residing in the state, effective w...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2011||Community College||Community College Credit for Military Education/Training|
Directs the board of each community college district, in consultation with the department of veterans' affairs, to develop standards for the...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2011||Postsec.||In-State Eligibility for Military Spouse|
H.B. 1848/S.B. 1279
Ensures that the established in-state tuition eligibility must not be affected by the establishment and maintenance of a place of residence ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|In-State Tuition for Children of Military Personnel|
Requires an institution of higher education to grant resident status to the child of active duty military personnel if the child produces an...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12|
|Resident Tuition for Veterans|
H.B. 425 - Resident Tuition for Veterans
Permits the governing board of a public university to adopt a tuition policy whereby any veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces or National Guard ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||In-State Tuition for Veterans|
H.B. 1861/S.B. 824
Authorizes certain veterans who elect to establish Virginia as their permanent residence for domiciliary purposes to establish immediate res...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.||In-State Tuition for National Guard|
Provides in-state tuition for any person who met the requirements for in-state tuition prior to being called to active duty in the National ...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2011||Postsec.||Military Reinstatement Guidelines|
Updates language requiring the State Council of Higher Education to issue and update military reinstatement guidelines to allow reinstatemen...
|MI||Signed into law 10/2010||Postsec.||Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program and Other Veteran Assistance|
S.B. 1157 - Sec. 480
Expresses legislative intent that each public university receiving a certain state appropriation: (1) Voluntarily participate in the yellow ...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2010||Postsec.||Assistance for Students Taking Military Leave of Absence|
As an alternative to specified protections for a student granted an academic leave of absence for military service, requires an institution,...
|State Interagency Coordinating Council for Service-Disabled Veterans|
A.B. 8296A/S.B. 7112
Establishes the New York state interagency coordinating council for service-disabled veterans. Identifies council members, including the com...
|MO||Signed into law 05/2010||P-12|
Currently, students who are active-duty military dependents are exempt from the three-year attendance requirement for the A+ Program. This s...
|CT||Signed into law 05/2010||Postsec.||Veteran Tuition Waiver Clarification|
Clarifies that eligibility for the waiver of tuition at state universities and colleges is limited to veterans who have served time addition...
|VA||Issued 03/2010||Postsec.||Establishing the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment|
Establishes the Governor's Commission on Higher Education Reform, Innovation and Investment. Directs the commission to consider the current ...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2010||Postsec.||Make Public Campuses More Military/Veteran Friendly|
Requires public higher education institutions to adopt the recent recommendations of the Veterans Initiative Task Force which would make cam...
|NJ||Signed into law 01/2010||Postsec.|
|National Guard Tuition Benefits|
Requires a member of the National Guard to apply for all tuition benefits available through U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in order to ...
|CA||Signed into law 10/2009||P-12|
|Priority Registration for Armed Forces Members|
Specifies that priority registration provisions of the University of California, California State University and community college districts...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||Postsec.||Higher Education Veterans Campus Service Act|
Creates the Higher Education Veterans Campus Service Act. Requires all public colleges and universities to conduct a survey of the services ...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2009||Postsec.||National Guard Education Assistance Award Program|
A.B. 12D - Section 4
From legislative analysis: Establishes the California National Guard Education Assistance Award Program on behalf of qualifying members of t...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.|
Creates Campus Veterans' Service Officers Program in Department of Veterans' Affairs; directs department to appoint sufficient number of vet...
|OH||Adopted 06/2009||Postsec.||Resident Tuition for Veterans and Their Families|
Revises rules relating to student residency for state subsidy and tuition surcharge purposes. Includes in the definition of residents (for p...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.||Armed Services Scholarship Program|
Creates the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program. Provides eligible students must be a member in good standing of an ROTC program while ...
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2009||Postsec.|
|Troops to College Act|
A.B. 3360/S.B. 2171
Establishes the Troops to College Program. Directs Commission on Higher Education, in consultation with the Department of Military and Veter...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|HOPE Eligibility for Military Children|
Provides that dependent children of military personnel stationed in the state on active duty meet the residency requirements for purposes of...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||Postsec.|
|Georgia Military College|
Urges the Board of Trustees and the president of the Georgia Military College to maintain the current military programs at the military juni...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2008||Postsec.|
|Services for Veterans|
Authorizes the California Community Colleges and California State University, and requests the University of California, to coordinate servi...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2008||Postsec.||Student Loans|
Creates new sections 20-3-395 ff. related to student loans. Authorizes the Georgia Student Finance Authority to provide direct, low-interest...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2008||Community College||ROTC Scholarships to Community College Students|
Authorizes the selection committee at each ROTC institution to award ROTC scholarships to qualifying students enrolled at a community colleg...
|GA||Vetoed 05/2007||Postsec.||HOPE Eligibility for Georgia Military College Students|
Relates to eligibility requirements for a Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally (HOPE) grant. Provides that students at Georgia Military ...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2007||Postsec.||Military Dependents In-state Tuition Eligibility|
Clarifies that active duty military personnel, or activated or temporarily mobilized (activated for service for 6 months or more) reservists...
|AZ||Signed into law 04/2006||Postsec.||Tuition and Transfer Agreements for Military Personnel and Families|
Concerns higher education; relates to military personnel and their dependents; provides for reciprocity agreements on acceptance of educatio...