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Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1974 NO. 40 > Apr 1 1974

A parent who has been deprived by a decree of a court of competent jurisdiction of custody of a deceased Vietnam veteran who would have been eligible for a veteran's bonus under RCW 73.34.020 is not entitled to receive survivor's benefits under subsection (3) thereof; however, such a parent may, as another other person, apply for and receive compensation for burial expenses under RCW 73.34.110.

AGLO 1973 NO. 105 > Nov 13 1973

Meaning of "active federal service as a member of the armed military or naval forces of the United States," as used in RCW 73.34.020 with regard to eligibility for Vietnam veterans' bonuses; effect of governor's proclamation of August 7, 1973, declaring the period specified in RCW 73.34.020 to have ended on March 28, 1973.