2000 Regular Session
To: Veterans and Military Affairs; Universities and Colleges
By: Senator(s) Furniss, White (29th), Johnson (19th), King, Carmichael, Michel, Harvey, Lee
Senate Bill 2371
(As Passed the Senate)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 33-7-403, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM "TUITION" AS USED IN THE MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATION ASSISTANCE LAW; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 33-7-403, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
33-7-403. As used in this article, the following words shall have the meanings as set forth by this section:
(a) "Mississippi National Guard" means federally recognized units of the Mississippi National Guard.
(b) "Gender" means words importing the masculine gender only shall apply to female as well as male.
(c) "Active member" means a member of a federally recognized unit of the Mississippi National Guard meeting the minimum requirements for satisfactory membership as defined in the Department of the Army and Air Force Regulations.
(d) "Tuition" means actual cost, including any fees and books, not to exceed the highest actual cost charged by any public accredited institution of higher learning, vocational education school or junior college in the State of Mississippi.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.