13-55-22 Free tuition for survivors of certain firefighters, certified law enforcement officers and...
Free tuition for survivors of certain firefighters, certified law enforcement officers
and emergency medical technicians.
If a firefighter or certified law enforcement officer or an
emergency medical technician dies as a direct result of injuries received in performance of official
duties, the survivor, upon being duly accepted for enrollment into any state-supported institution of
higher education or state-supported technical or vocational school, shall be allowed to obtain a
bachelor's degree or vocational degree for so long as the survivor is eligible, free of any tuition.
However, the bachelor's degree or vocational degree shall be earned within a thirty-six month or
eight-semester period or its equivalent.
Source: SL 1988, ch 160, § 2; SL 1991, ch 159, § 2.