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The 2022 Florida Statutes (including Special Session A)

Title XX
Chapter 295
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F.S. 295.015
295.015 Children of prisoners of war and persons missing in action; education.
(1) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to provide educational opportunity at state expense for dependent children either of whose parents has been classified as a prisoner of war or missing in action in the service of the Armed Forces of the United States or in the capacity of civilian personnel captured while serving with the consent or authorization of the United States Government. Such educational opportunity shall be provided until such time as the parent so classified is returned alive or the parent’s remains are recovered; provided that, in order to be eligible, the parents of such children must have been residents of the state for 1 year preceding the event that led to the parent’s classification as a prisoner of war or missing in action by the United States Government.
(2) The provisions of ss. 295.03-295.05 and 1009.40 shall apply.
History.s. 2, ch. 72-346; s. 2, ch. 82-93; s. 13, ch. 84-114; s. 26, ch. 89-207; s. 21, ch. 95-143; s. 243, ch. 95-148; s. 949, ch. 2002-387; s. 1, ch. 2007-168.