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  285.235.  Definitions. — As used in sections 285.235 and 285.237 the following terms shall mean:

  (1)  "Armed Forces of the United States", the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and any other military branch of service that is designated by Congress as a part of the Armed Forces of the United States;

  (2)  "Disabled veteran", a veteran who is entitled to, or who but for the receipt of military retirement pay would be entitled to, compensation under any law administered by the Department of Veterans' Affairs and who is not a special disabled veteran;

  (3)  "Eligible veteran", a person who served on active duty for more than one hundred eighty days and was discharged or released from active duty with other than a dishonorable discharge or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service disability;

  (4)  "Employment program", a program which provides referral of individuals to employer job openings in the federal, state, or private sector;

  (5)  "Entitlement program", any program that enlists specific criteria in determining eligibility, including but not limited to the existence of special segments of the general population with specific financial needs;

  (6)  "Other eligible person", one of the following:

  (a)  The spouse of any person who died of a service-connected disability;

  (b)  The spouse of any member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty who is at the time of the spouse's application for assistance under any program described in subsection 1 of section 285.237:

  a.  Missing in action;

  b.  Captured in line of duty by a hostile force;

  c.  Forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power;

  (c)  The spouse of any person who has a total disability permanent in nature resulting from a service-connected disability or the spouse of a veteran who died while such a disability was in existence;

  (7)  "Special disabled veteran", a veteran who is entitled to, or who but for the receipt of military pay would be entitled to, compensation under any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs' for a disability rated at thirty percent or more or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability;

  (8)  "Target-specific veterans", veterans who are:

  (a)  Recently discharged veterans;

  (b)  Minority veterans;

  (c)  Veterans of the Vietnam era;

  (d)  Disabled veterans;

  (9)  "Targeted group", a group of persons designated by federal law to receive special assistance under an employment and training program described in subsection 1 of section 285.237;

  (10)  "Training program", any program that upgrades the employability of qualified applicants;

  (11)  "Veteran", any person who was a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of one hundred eighty days or more or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability;

  (12)  "Veteran of the Vietnam era", an eligible veteran who served on active duty for a period of more than one hundred eighty days, any part of which occurred from August 5, 1964, to May 7, 1975, and was discharged or released therefrom with other than a dishonorable discharge or a person who was discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability if any part of the active duty was performed from August 5, 1964, to May 7, 1975.

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(L. 1991 S.B. 385 § 1)


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