2010 Indiana Code
TITLE 10. PUBLIC SAFETY
ARTICLE 17. VETERANS' AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 5. VETERAN BENEFITS

IC 10-17-5
     Chapter 5. Veteran Benefits

IC 10-17-5-1
World War II benefits to veterans of other wars
    
Sec. 1. A person who:
        (1) served in the:
            (A) armed forces of the United States in World War II;
            (B) active military or naval service on or after September 16, 1940, and before the termination of World War II;
            (C) armed forces of the United States during the Korean crisis on or after June 25, 1950; or
            (D) armed services of the United States during the Vietnam conflict on or after August 5, 1964;
        (2) sustained injury or disease in the line of duty:
            (A) as a direct result of armed conflict;
            (B) while engaged in extra-hazardous service, including service under conditions simulating war; or
            (C) while the United States was engaged in war; and
        (3) was discharged or released from the service specified under subdivision (1) under conditions other than dishonorable;
and the spouse, surviving spouse, or child of a person described in subdivisions (1) through (3) who is a resident of Indiana has the rights and privileges held by soldiers, sailors, nurses, or other veterans, spouses, surviving spouses, and children of World War I under section 2 of this chapter or other statutes.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.8.

IC 10-17-5-2
Civil War benefits to veterans of other wars
    
Sec. 2. The:
        (1) soldiers and sailors of World War I;
        (2) soldiers and sailors of the war with Spain;
        (3) soldiers and sailors of the war in the Philippine Islands;
        (4) soldiers who were in service on the Mexican border during the years 1916 and 1917; and
        (5) soldiers and sailors who are in the regular service of the United States;
who are residents of Indiana and the surviving spouses and orphans of individuals specified in subdivisions (1) through (5) have the rights and privileges held by the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War and the surviving spouses and orphans of the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War.
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.8.

IC 10-17-5-3
World War I benefits to nurses
    
Sec. 3. (a) A nurse who:
        (1) served as a nurse during World War I with the armed forces of the United States;         (2) was honorably discharged from service; and
        (3) is a resident of Indiana;
has the benefits, rights, privileges, and immunities conferred under Indiana law upon honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, and marines who served in World War I.
    (b) The benefits, rights, privileges, and immunities described in subsection (a) that are conferred under Indiana law upon a representative, an heir, or a relative of an honorably discharged deceased soldier, sailor, or marine who served in the armed forces of the United States during World War I are also conferred upon a representative, an heir, or a relative of a deceased nurse described in subsection (a).
As added by P.L.2-2003, SEC.8.

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