13-55-3 Time allowed for use of veterans' benefits.
Time allowed for use of veterans' benefits.
The benefits to which a veteran is
entitled under § 13-55-2 shall be used by the veteran within twenty years after the date specified in
§ 33A-2-2 as the end of the qualifying period during which the veteran served, within twenty years
after the end of the period of eligibility for any of the awards specified in subdivision 33A-2-2(7) for
which the veteran qualifies, within twenty years after the date the veteran was rated by the veterans
administration as ten percent or more disabled, or within six years after the date of the veteran's
discharge from the military service, whichever is later.
Source: SDC 1939, § 15.0717 as added by SL 1966, ch 37; SL 1983, ch 139; SL 1987, ch 149; SL
1989, ch 159; SL 1994, ch 142, § 2; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 20, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.