VETERANS SPEAKERS PROGRAM (EXCERPT)
Act 81 of 2000
32.281 Veterans speakers program; creation; duties of directorate.
A veterans speakers program is created within the veterans' affairs directorate of the department of military and veterans affairs. Under the program, the directorate may do all of the following:
(a) Create a list of veterans who are willing to visit local schools and make presentations of their military experiences. The list shall include the length of service, geographical area of service, and the rank of each veteran.
(b) Encourage veterans' organizations to participate in the program.
(c) Create a pamphlet that encourages schools to utilize the experiences of veterans in the course of their educational instruction. The pamphlet shall include the names and means of contacting appropriate veterans from the list of veterans created under subdivision (a).
(d) Distribute the pamphlet to all the school districts in this state.
(e) Provide a system of receiving evaluations of the speakers and the program from teachers and students who utilized the program.
(f) Update the list of available veteran speakers at least annually. The directorate may make the list available on the internet through the web site of the department of military and veterans affairs.
History: 2000, Act 81, Imd. Eff. Apr. 19, 2000
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of powers and duties to administer veterans speakers program from department of military and veterans affairs to Michigan veterans affairs agency, see E.R.O. No. 2013-2, compiled at MCL 32.92.
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