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Military and Veterans Code - MVC

DIVISION 8. VETERANS' WELFARE [1800 - 1840]

  ( Division 8 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 68. )

CHAPTER 4. Veterans In State Prison [1840- 1840.]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 407, Sec. 1. )

1840.
  

The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall develop guidance policies relative to the release of veterans who are inmates. The policies shall be developed with the intent to assist veterans who are inmates in pursuing claims for federal veterans’ benefits, or in establishing rights to any other privilege, preference, care, or compensation provided under federal or state law because of honorable service in the military. In developing the policies, the department may coordinate with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the county veterans service officer or veterans service organizations.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 407, Sec. 1. (AB 2490) Effective January 1, 2013.)

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