CSSB 64(FIN): "An Act relating to the award of a high school diploma to certain World War II veterans."
00 CS FOR SENATE BILL NO. 64(FIN) 01 "An Act relating to the award of a high school diploma to certain World War II 02 veterans." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 14.03 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 14.03.077. High school diploma for certain veterans. (a) 06 Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter, the commissioner shall award a high 07 school diploma to a person who 08 (1) makes application under (b) of this section; if a person is deceased 09 or incapacitated, an immediate family member may apply on behalf of the person; 10 (2) attended high school and left that high school in order to join the 11 United States armed forces or the Alaska Territorial Guard; 12 (3) never received a high school diploma; and 13 (4) actively served in the United States armed forces or the Alaska 14 Territorial Guard during the period of August 7, 1940, through July 25, 1947, and
01 (A) died in active service; 02 (B) was honorably discharged; or 03 (C) was released from active duty because of a service-related 04 disability. 05 (b) The commissioner shall provide a form or electronic format for a person to 06 apply under this section. The commissioner may accept an affidavit to support the 07 award if documentation is not readily available from the military or other sources.