TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
PART II. STUDENT BENEFITS
SUBPART A-1. SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
17:1685 Children of correctional officers; definitions
A. The term "correctional officers" shall include all persons employed on a full-time basis by the Louisiana Department of Corrections as security correctional officers and all administrative, clerical, maintenance or other employees of the Louisiana Department of Corrections who, during the normal course of their official daily duties, are required to come in close personal contact with inmates who have been convicted of felonies and incarcerated in or on the grounds of a penal institution.
B. "College or university" means any institution of post-secondary 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 charged 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. All normal activity or other relevant fees shall likewise be included herein.
D. "Books" means textbooks, reference books, manuals, or 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 natural, adopted, acknowledged, or legitimated offspring of a correctional officer or his or her spouse living in the same household with and dependent upon the correctional officer for support, and the offspring of a correctional officer dependent upon him or her for support whether or not living in the same household.
Added by Acts 1979, No. 197, Sec. 1.