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Title XX
VETERANS
Chapter 296
VETERANS' HOMES
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F.S. 296.08
296.08 Priority of admittance.
(1) In determining the eligibility of applicants to the home, the administrator shall give admittance priority in accordance with the following schedule:
(a) Those veterans with wartime service, as defined in s. 1.01(14), who have service-connected disability or disabilities but are not in need of hospitalization or nursing home care.
(b) Those veterans with wartime service, as defined in s. 1.01(14), who have non-service-connected disability or disabilities but are not in need of hospitalization or nursing home care.
(c) Those veterans with wartime service, as defined in s. 1.01(14), other than those described in paragraphs (a) and (b).
(d) Those veterans with peacetime service, as defined in s. 296.02.
(2) Before admission, each applicant shall file with the administrator a certificate of eligibility, together with a certified copy of his or her discharge, and any other information that the administrator determines to be necessary for admission purposes.
History.s. 8, ch. 89-168; s. 9, ch. 92-80; s. 256, ch. 95-148; s. 6, ch. 98-16.