Title 17. Education
Chapter 5. State Colleges and Universities
Part II. Student Benefits
Subpart A-1. Special Scholarships
17:1681 Children of police officers and deputy sheriffs; definitions
A. The term police officers shall include only persons employed or engaged as commissioned police officers on a full-time basis by the state of Louisiana or any of its political subdivisions. The term deputy sheriff shall include only persons employed or engaged as commissioned law enforcement officers on a full-time basis by a parish of the state of Louisiana.
B. College or university means any institution of postsecondary education situated in this state, operated by an agency, board, or other body created by the constitution or laws of this state, operated in whole or in part with funds appropriated for that purpose by the legislature, and authorized to confer degrees in the arts and sciences.
C. Room and board charges means the fee or charge for lodging, quarters or food furnished by a college or university, on its campus, and for which a regular and periodic charge is made to all students availing themselves of such services.
D. Books means text books, reference books, manuals, and other aids to instruction which are required to be purchased by a student in a given course of study.
E. Semester means a regularly fixed period of instruction for which credit is given whether a semester, quarter, trimester or otherwise.
F. Child means the offspring of a police officer or his spouse or a deputy sheriff or his spouse living in the same household with and dependent upon the municipal police officer or deputy sheriff, as the case may be, for support and the offspring of a police officer or deputy sheriff dependent upon him for support, whether or not living in the same household.
Added by Acts 1974, No. 353, § 1. Amended by Acts 2017, No. 97, § 1.