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Children or Spouse of Deceased or Disabled Law Enforcement Officers or Firefighters Waiver

Waiver Purpose

This waiver is for the children and surviving spouses of deceased or disabled law enforcement officers or firefighters.

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Community and technical colleges shall waive all tuition (operating and building fees) and services and activities fees for the children and surviving spouses of deceased or disabled law enforcement officers or firefighters. 

Eligible children must begin their course of study at a community college within 10 years of high school graduation.

The officers and firefighters must have died or become totally disabled in the line of duty while employed by a public law enforcement agency, full-time or volunteer fire department in this state. Totally disabled is defined as totally and permanently disabled for life by bodily injury or disease and thereby prevented from performing any occupation or gainful pursuit. 

RCW 28B.15.520(2)(a)-(b) – Waiver of fees and nonresident tuition fees differential – community colleges.

 

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Last Modified: 10/9/17 11:40 AM