Date of enactment: May 12, 2010
2009 Senate Bill 304 Date of publication*: May 26, 2010
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2007-08 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to repeal 45.20 (2) (b) 1. b.; to amend 45.20 (2) (d) 1. (intro.); and to create 45.20 (2) (d) 1m. of the statutes; relating to: the veterans tuition reimbursement program.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
297,1 Section 1. 45.20 (2) (b) 1. b. of the statutes is repealed.
297,2 Section 2. 45.20 (2) (d) 1. (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
45.20 (2) (d) 1. (intro.) A Subject to subd. 1m., a veteran's eligibility for reimbursement under this subsection at any institution of higher education in this state, at a school that is approved under s. 45.03 (11), at a proprietary school that is approved under s. 38.50, at a public or private high school, or at an institution where he or she is receiving a waiver of nonresident tuition under s. 39.47 is limited to the following:
297,3 Section 3. 45.20 (2) (d) 1m. of the statutes is created to read:
45.20 (2) (d) 1m. For courses begun later than 10 years after the veteran's separation from the service, a veteran may not be reimbursed for more than 60 of the credits to which the veteran's eligibility is limited under subd. 1. and may not be reimbursed for more than 11 semester credits or equivalent trimester or quarter credits for any semester or session, other than a summer semester or session, regardless of the number of credits taken during that semester or session.
297,4 Section 4. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to applications for tuition reimbursement for an academic term that begins after the effective date of this subsection.