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This act creates a fund specifically to aid military families. Call the "Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund", which shall be utilized to make grants to families that experience a financial hardship as a result of a family member who is a member of the Mississippi National Guard or is a Mississippi resident and member of the Reserves of the Armed Forces of the United States.Year: 2017•State: Mississippi•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Mississippi State Legislature
This act authorizes a private employer to adopt an employment policy that gives preference in hiring to: An honorably discharged veteran, the spouse of a veteran with a service-connected disability, the unremarried widow or widower of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability, or the unremarried widow or widower of a member of the United States armed forces who died in the line of duty.Year: 2017•State: Tennessee•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Tennessee State Legislature
This act authorizes a member of the armed forces of the United States who is deployed to another country to apply for a marriage license by submitting a notarized statement to the county clerk and appear by video conferencing at the marriage ceremony. The act also ensures that a service member who is deployed to another country may appear at the marriage ceremony via video conferencing, provided certain qualifying factors detailed in text.Year: 2017•State: Tennessee•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Tennessee State Legislature