35.9  Expenditure by commission.

The commission of veterans affairs may expend not more than six hundred dollars per year for any one child who has lived in the state of Iowa for two years preceding application for aid, and who is the child of a person who died during World War I between the dates of April 6, 1917, and June 2, 1921, or during World War II between the dates of September 16, 1940, and December 31, 1946, both dates inclusive, or the Korean Conflict between June 25, 1950, and January 31, 1955, both dates inclusive, or the Vietnam Conflict between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975, both dates inclusive, or the Persian Gulf Conflict at any time between August 2, 1990, and the date the president or the Congress of the United States declares a permanent cessation of hostilities, both dates inclusive, while serving in the military or naval forces of the United States, to include members of the reserve components performing service or duties required or authorized under chapter 39, United States Code and Title 32, United States Code, sections 502 through 505, and active state service required or authorized under chapter 29A, or as a result of such service, to defray the expenses of tuition, matriculation, laboratory and similar fees, books and supplies, board, lodging, and any other reasonably necessary expense for such child or children incident to attendance in this state at an educational or training institution of college grade, or in a business or vocational training school with standards approved by the commission of veterans affairs. However, if Congress enacts a date different from August 2, 1990, as the beginning of the Persian Gulf Conflict for purposes of determining whether a veteran is entitled to receive military benefits as a veteran of the Persian Gulf Conflict, that date shall be substituted for August 2, 1990.

A child eligible to receive funds under this section shall not receive more than three thousand dollars under this section during the child's lifetime.

Section History: Early form

  [C39, § 482.09; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 35.9]

Section History: Recent form

  92 Acts, ch 1140, § 5; 94 Acts, ch 1200, §9

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