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House Bill No. 6199

Public Act No. 03-33

AN ACT CONCERNING STUDENT MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY DURING A SEMESTER AND COLLEGE COURSE FEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Section 10a-77 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (g) as follows (Effective October 1, 2003):

(NEW) (g) Said board of trustees shall allow any student who is a member of the armed forces called to active duty during any semester to enroll in any course for which such student had remitted tuition but was not completed due to active duty status. Such course reenrollment shall be offered to any qualifying student for a period not exceeding four years after the date of release from active duty without additional tuition, student fee or related charge, except if such student has been fully reimbursed for the tuition, fees and charges for the course that was not completed.

Sec. 2. Section 10a-99 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (h) as follows (Effective October 1, 2003):

(NEW) (h) Said board of trustees shall allow any student who is a member of the armed forces called to active duty during any semester to enroll in any course for which such student had remitted tuition but was not completed due to active duty status. Such course reenrollment shall be offered to any qualifying student for a period not exceeding four years after the date of release from active duty without additional tuition, student fee or related charge, except if such student has been fully reimbursed for the tuition, fees and charges for the course that was not completed.

Sec. 3. Section 10a-105 of the general statutes is amended by adding subsection (i) as follows (Effective October 1, 2003):

(NEW) (i) Said board of trustees shall allow any student who is a member of the armed forces called to active duty during any semester to enroll in any course for which such student had remitted tuition but was not completed due to active duty status. Such course reenrollment shall be offered to any qualifying student for a period not exceeding four years after the date of release from active duty without additional tuition, student fee or related charge, except if such student has been fully reimbursed for the tuition, fees and charges for the course that was not completed.

Approved May 12, 2003