(a) This section sets out licensing procedures for
military service members, military veterans, and military spouses
required under Occupations Code, Chapter 55 (relating to Licensing
of Military Service Members, Military Veterans, and Military Spouses).
For purposes of this section:
(1) "Military service member" means a person who is
currently serving in the armed forces of the United States, in a reserve
component of the armed forces of the United States, including the
National Guard, or in the state military service of any state.
(2) "Military spouse" means a person who is married
to a military service member who is currently on active duty.
(3) "Military veteran" means a person who has served
in the army, navy, air force, marine corps, or coast guard of the
United States, or in an auxiliary service of one of those branches
of the armed forces.