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§ 1-109.1. Honorable discharge

West's Annotated Code of MarylandGeneral ProvisionsEffective: October 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. Rules of Interpretation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2022
MD Code, General Provisions, § 1-109.1
§ 1-109.1. Honorable discharge
Honorable discharge defined for State programs
(a) With respect to any State program of benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to a veteran under this Code, “honorable discharge” includes discharge that is less than honorable:
(1) solely due to the sexual orientation or gender identity of the individual being discharged; or
(2) based on a statement or consensual act of the individual being discharged related to the individual's sexual orientation or gender identity, if the statement or consensual act was prohibited by the military or naval service at the time of discharge.
Documentation providing basis for veteran's discharge
(b) A veteran shall submit to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs documentation that provides the basis for the veteran's discharge.


Added by Acts 2022, c. 422, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2022.
MD Code, General Provisions, § 1-109.1, MD GEN PROVIS § 1-109.1
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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