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Whenever any active member of the Alabama National Guard or other reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States is called or ordered to active duty by the Governor to state active duty for an emergency for 30 consecutive days or more or to federally funded duty, other than training, for homeland security, an educational institution in this state in which the member is enrolled shall grant the member a military leave of absence from their education. Individuals on military leave of absence from their educational institution, upon release from military duty, shall be restored to the educational status they had attained prior to their being ordered to military duty without loss of academic credits earned, scholarships or grants awarded, or tuition and other fees paid prior to the commencement of the military duty. It shall be the duty of the educational institution to refund tuition or fees paid or to credit the tuition and fees to the next semester or term after the termination of the educational military leave of absence at the option of the student.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 31. Military Affairs and Civil Defense § 31-12-3 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-31-military-affairs-and-civil-defense/al-code-sect-31-12-3/
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