5902-4-07 Applications for compensation.

(A) Applications for payment of compensation from the Persian gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq conflicts compensation fund must be made to the department of veterans services. All applications must be in writing on forms approved by the department of veterans services.

(B) No sale or assignment of any right or claim to compensation under this chapter shall be valid. No claims of creditors shall be enforceable against rights or claims to or payments of compensation under this chapter. No fees shall be charged for services in connection with the prosecution of any right or claim to compensation or the collection of any compensation under this chapter.

(C) All applications for payment of compensation under this chapter shall be made to the department of veterans services according to the following schedule:

(1) For Persian gulf service, not later than December 31, 2013;

(2) For Afghanistan service, not later than three years after the date determined by the president of the United States as the end of involvement of the United States armed forces in Afghanistan;

(3) For Iraq service, not later than three years after the date determined by the president of the United States as the end of involvement of the United States armed forces in Iraq;

(D) Each applicant for compensation under this chapter shall complete IRS Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification. Instructions for completing Form W-9, together with the W-9 Form, will be included in the application documents.

Effective: 05/17/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/17/2015Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: Section 2r, Article VIII, Ohio Constitution
Rule Amplifies: Section 2r, Article VIII, Ohio Constitution