The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
38.24 (3m) Nonresident fee exemption for veterans and their spouses and children.
(a) In this subsection, "covered individual" has the meaning given in 38 USC 3679
(b) The district boards shall charge covered individuals living in this state the fees established under sub. (1m) (a) and (b).
(c) If a covered individual living in this state is enrolled at a technical college, and has been charged fees in accordance with par. (b), on the date that begins the 3rd year after the veteran described in 38 USC 3679
(c) (2) (A) that is or is associated with the covered individual was discharged or released from service, the covered individual shall continue to be charged fees established in accordance with this subsection, rather than sub. (3) (a), for as long as the covered individual maintains continuous enrollment at the technical college.
(d) This subsection does not affect any other fee exemption or fee remission for which a covered individual may be eligible under this section.
(1) This act first applies to students enrolled for the first semester or session beginning after the effective date of this subsection.