10 U.S. Code § 2183 - Educational assistance: former captives

§ 2183.
Educational assistance: former captives
(a) In order to respond to special circumstances, the Secretary concerned may pay (by advancement or reimbursement) a person who is a former captive for expenses incurred, while attending an educational or training institution, for—
equipment; and
other educational expenses.
(b) Except as provided in section 2184 of this title, payments shall be available under this section for a person who is a former captive for education or training that occurs—
after the termination of the status of that person as a captive; and
(2) on or before—
the end of any semester or quarter (as appropriate) that begins before the end of the 10-year period beginning on the date on which the status of that person as a captive terminates; or
if the educational or training institution is not operated on a semester or quarter system, the earlier of the end of any course that began before such date or the end of the 16-week period following that date.
Payments shall be available under this section only to the extent that such payments are not otherwise authorized by law.
(Added Pub. L. 99–399, title VIII, § 806(d)(1), Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 888.)
Effective Date

Section applicable with respect to persons whose captive status begins after Jan. 21, 1981, see section 806(d)(3) of Pub. L. 99–399, set out as a note under 2181 of this title.


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