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§ 20303. Computation of compensation

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 51 P.S. Military AffairsEffective: December 18, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 51 P.S. Military Affairs (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 15. Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans' Benefit Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 18, 2006
51 P.S. § 20303
§ 20303. Computation of compensation
(a) Eligibility.--Compensation shall be payable under this act only to each veteran who was a legal resident of this Commonwealth.
(b) Compensation for service in the Persian Gulf.--Compensation shall be payable on the basis of $75 for the first month of eligibility with a minimum of one day of active service; thereafter, it shall be computed on the basis of $75 for each month or major fraction thereof.
(c) Compensation on behalf of deceased veteran.--In addition to any other compensation authorized under this section, the compensation on behalf of a veteran who died in active service or as a result of service-connected wounds, diseases or injuries sustained during active service shall be $5,000.
(d) Compensation of prisoner of war.--In addition to any compensation under the other provisions of this section, the compensation of a veteran who was declared a prisoner of war, regardless of the length of time spent as a prisoner of war, shall, upon return, be $5,000.
(e) Total amount of compensation.--The compensation provided for active service under subsection (b) shall be not less than $75 and not more than $525.
(f) Exclusion from compensation.--Any individual who has received a bonus, gratuity or compensation of a nature similar to that provided for by this act from any other state in the United States is ineligible for compensation. This exclusion does not apply to a similar bonus, gratuity or compensation from the Federal Government.


2006, April 24, P.L. 91, No. 29, § 3, effective upon certification of approval by electorate [Dec. 18, 2006].
51 P.S. § 20303, PA ST 51 P.S. § 20303
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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