Issuance of diplomas to veterans
(1) A person who meets the requirements under subsection (3) of this section may request a school district to issue the person a high school diploma if the person resides within the boundaries of the school district or is a resident of this state and attended a high school of the school district.
(2) A representative of a deceased person who meets the requirements under subsection (3) of this section may request a school district to issue a high school diploma on behalf of the deceased person if the deceased person resided within the boundaries of the school district at the time of death or was a resident of this state at the time of death and attended a high school of the school district.
(3) Notwithstanding the requirements for a high school diploma established under ORS 329.451 (High school diploma) and by the State Board of Education and school districts, a school district that receives a request under subsection (1) or (2) of this section shall issue a high school diploma to a person if the person:
(a) Attended a high school before serving in the Armed Forces of the United States;
(b) Was discharged or released under honorable conditions from the Armed Forces of the United States; and
(c) Served in the Armed Forces of the United States as described in subsection (4) of this section.
(4) The provisions of subsection (3) of this section apply to a person who:
(a) Served in the Armed Forces of the United States at any time during:
(A) World War I;
(B) World War II;
(C) The Korean Conflict; or
(D) The Vietnam War;
(b) Served in the Armed Forces of the United States and was physically present in:
(A) Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada);
(B) Operation Just Cause (Panama);
(C) Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm (the Persian Gulf War);
(D) Operation Restore Hope (Somalia);
(E) Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan); or
(F) Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq); or
(c) Served in the Armed Forces of the United States in an area designated as a combat zone by the President of the United States. [2003 c.182 §1; 2005 c.515 §1; 2005 c.827 §2; 2007 c.858 §32; 2011 c.637 §112; 2017 c.66 §15; 2017 c.149 §2]
Note: 332.114 (Issuance of diplomas to veterans) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 332 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
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