35.9 EXPENDITURE BY COMMISSION. 1. a. The department may expend not more than six hundred dollars per year for any one child who has lived in the state of Iowa for two years preceding application for state educational assistance, and who is the child of a person who died prior to September 11, 2001, during active federal military service while serving in the armed forces or during active federal military service in the Iowa national guard or other military component of the United States, to defray the expenses of tuition, matriculation, laboratory and similar fees, books and supplies, board, lodging, and any other reasonably necessary expense for the child or children incident to attendance in this state at an educational or training institution of college grade, or in a business or vocational training school with standards approved by the department of veterans affairs. b. A child eligible to receive funds under this section shall not receive more than three thousand dollars under this subsection during the child's lifetime. 2. Upon application by a child who has lived in the state of Iowa for two years preceding application for state educational assistance, and who is the child of a person who died on or after September 11, 2001, during active federal military service while serving in the armed forces or during active federal military service in the Iowa national guard or other military component of the United States, the department shall provide state educational assistance in the amount of five thousand five hundred dollars per year or the amount of the child's established financial need, whichever is less, to defray the expenses of tuition, matriculation, laboratory and similar fees, books and supplies, board, lodging, and any other reasonably necessary expense for the child or children incident to attendance in this state at a community college established under chapter 260C or at an institution of higher education governed by the state board of regents. A child eligible to receive state educational assistance under this subsection shall not receive more than twenty-seven thousand five hundred dollars under this subsection during the child's lifetime. The college student aid commission may, if requested, assist the department in administering this subsection.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C39, § 482.09; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79,
      81, § 35.9] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         92 Acts, ch 1140, § 5; 94 Acts, ch 1200, §9; 99 Acts, ch 180, §4;
      2005 Acts, ch 115, §7, 40; 2006 Acts, ch 1182, §36

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