In order to qualify for an American Indian veterans' service
grant, the governing body of the tribe or band:
(1)Shall appoint a veterans' service officer
who is a veteran and shall give the officer duties described in s.
Stats., except that the officer shall report to the governing body of the tribe
sufficient staff to permit adequate service to tribal veterans. If it is not
required that full or part time staff be hired in addition to the tribal
veterans' service officer, the governing body of the tribe or band shall keep
the tribal veterans' service office open and staffed during normal tribal or
band working hours by providing staff from full time tribal or band offices who
will receive telephone and personal inquiries in the absence of the tribal
veterans' service officer during such hours.
(3)Shall authorize sufficient supplies,
office space, and services to permit adequate service to the tribal veterans,
including telephone expenses.
(4)Shall authorize sufficient travel by the
tribal veterans' service office staff to permit adequate service to the tribal
veterans, including travel to offices of veterans' agencies, veterans' service
conferences, institutes and workshops and shall provide equitable allowance or
reimbursement for such travel at the same rate other tribal employees are
Wis. Admin. Code Department of Veterans Affairs § VA 15.03
Cr. Register, July, 2000,
No. 535, eff. 8-1-00; correction in (1) made under s.
(b) 7, Stats., Register March 2013 No. 687;
2013 Wis. Act 189: am. (1) Register April 2014 No. 700, eff.