Texas Education Code
Sec. § 54.343
Children of Prisoners of War or Persons Missing in Action


In this section:


"Dependent child" means a person under 21 years of age, or a person under 25 years of age who receives the majority of his support from his parent or parents.


"Tuition and fees" includes tuition, service fees, lab fees, building use fees, and all other fees except room, board, or clothing fees, or deposits in the nature of security for the return or proper care of property.


The governing body of each institution of higher education, on presentation of satisfactory evidence, shall exempt from the payment of tuition and fees the dependent child of any person who is a domiciliary of Texas on active duty as a member of the armed forces of the United States, and who at the time of the registration is classified by the Department of Defense as a prisoner of war or as missing in action.
Added by Acts 1971, 62nd Leg., p. 3356, ch. 1024, art. 2, Sec. 33, eff. Sept. 1, 1971.
Redesignated from Education Code, Section 54.209 by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 359 (S.B. 32), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2012.
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