2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 19 - Defense Forces and Affairs
Chapter 7 - Administration
Article 4 - Military Assistance Trust Fund
Section 19-7-402 - Wyoming Military Assistance Trust Fund; Uses of Trust Fund; Administration; Rulemaking.
19-7-402. Wyoming military assistance trust fund; uses of trust fund; administration; rulemaking.
(a) The investment income from the military assistance trust fund created by W.S. 19-7-401 shall be administered by the adjutant general only to alleviate financial hardships faced by:
(i) Any member of the Wyoming national guard or a reserve unit that is based in Wyoming who has been called to active duty or active state service;
(ii) Any Wyoming resident who is a member of a military reserve unit that is not based in Wyoming, if the member is called to active duty;
(iii) Any other Wyoming resident performing service in the uniformed services as defined in W.S. 19-11-103(a)(ix) for any branch of the military of the United States; and
(iv) Members of the immediate family of those personnel identified in paragraphs (i) through (iii) of this subsection. For purposes of this paragraph, "immediate family" means spouse and each child as defined by W.S. 2-1-301(a)(v) and, if they are dependents of the member of the military, the parents, grandparents, siblings, stepchildren and adult children of the member of the military.
(b) The interest income earned from the military assistance trust fund shall only be used as a last resort to assist eligible military personnel and families deal with financial hardship resulting from the military member's active duty status and shall not be used to supplant any other private or public funds to the extent such funds are available.
(c) The adjutant general shall promulgate rules and regulations to establish eligibility requirements for assistance under this section. In developing rules and regulations, the adjutant general shall consult with military support groups, including but not limited to the family assistance fund and family assistance centers.