2004 Florida Statutes
Children of service members who died in Newfoundland air tragedy; educational opportunity.
(1) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to provide educational opportunity at state expense for the dependent children of those service members killed in the crash of a military transport airplane in Gander, Newfoundland, on December 12, 1985, while returning from Mideast peacekeeping duties in the Sinai Desert, which service members entered the military service from this state. A certified copy of a death certificate shall be prima facie evidence of the fact that the dependent children of the service members are eligible for such benefits.
History.--s. 2, ch. 86-177; s. 29, ch. 89-207; s. 246, ch. 95-148; s. 952, ch. 2002-387.