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Bill Details

County Veterans' Service Officers Accreditation Requirement

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 37-14-18 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to county veterans' service officers.

  • Removes requirement for County Veteran Service Officer's to be accredited with "National Association of County Veteran Service Officers"
  • Adds requirement for County Veteran Service Officer's to be accredited with any veteran service organization recognized by the US Department of Veterans Affairs

House GVA amendment

  • Changes requirement for County Veteran Service Officers to be accredited with "any" veteran service organization to being accredited with North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Added content of failed bill HB 1205 with amendments and lower fiscal note
    • provides qualified dependents of 90% disabled ND Veterans with 90% tuition waiver at ND institutions of higher education
    • fiscal note: $350,000 (not general fund dollars)

House Appropriations action:

  • Recommend Do NOT pass on education and accreditation

Bill Status

February 20, 2015
  • Passed Senate 46-0, Failed House 13-77