Date of enactment: June 18, 2015
2015 Senate Bill 164   Date of publication*: June 19, 2015
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: 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."
An Act to amend 38.24 (3) (a); and to create 38.24 (3m) of the statutes; relating to: charging resident fees to nonresident veterans and their family members attending technical colleges.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
21,1 Section 1. 38.24 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
38.24 (3) (a) For Except as provided in sub. (3m), for all students who are not residents of this state, nor subject to reciprocal agreements with the board, annually the board shall establish a fee based on 150 percent of program fees established under sub. (1m) (a) and (b).
21,2 Section 2. 38.24 (3m) of the statutes is created to read:
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 (c) (2).
(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.
21,3 Section 3. Initial applicability.
(1) This act first applies to students enrolled for the first semester or session beginning after the effective date of this subsection.