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Section 388.1829

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; definitions.

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 will work with the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on community colleges, 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) Each community college that receives an appropriation in section 201 is expected to provide college level equivalent credit examination opportunities for veterans and active members of the military, National Guard, or military reserves within the first semester of enrollment.
  (5) Each community college that receives an appropriation in section 201 is expected to do all of the following in its admission application process if it knows that an applicant for admission is currently serving, or has ever served, as a member of the military, the National Guard, or the military reserves:
  (a) Inform the applicant that he or she may receive academic credit for college-level training and education he or she received while serving in the military.
  (b) Inform the applicant that he or she may submit a transcript of his or her college-level military training and education to the community college.
  (c) If the applicant submits a transcript described in subdivision (b), evaluate that transcript and notify the applicant of what transfer credits are available to the applicant from the community college for his or her college-level military training and education.
  (6) As used in this section:
  (a) "Transcript" includes a joint services transcript prepared for the applicant under the American Council on Education registry of credit recommendations.
  (b) "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 ;-- Am. 2022, Act 144, Eff. Oct. 1, 2022




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