Military Affairs and Defense

CHAPTER 30-30.2
Educational Assistance For Combat Veterans

SECTION 30-30.2-2

§ 30-30.2-2. Statement of purpose.

It is hereby found and declared as follows:

(1) The fundamental freedoms enjoyed by all citizens of our state and these United States are ensured in no small part through the honorable service of our nation's military veterans;

(2) The people of the state have a deep debt of gratitude for the sacrifices made by these men and women who, as combat veterans, placed their lives in harm's way to protect and defend our nation from all foreign enemies and terrorist threats; and

(3) These men and women should be allowed to resume their education, receive academic credit commensurate with their military training and experience, graduate, and ultimately obtain meaningful civilian employment upon their return to Rhode Island without delay.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 171, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 217, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 511, art. 2, § 50.)