Rule 5902-4-04 | Compensation paid to living kin of veteran missing in action during the Persian gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq conflicts.
(A) The spouse, child or parent, including a person standing on loco parentis for at least one year preceding commencement of service in the United States armed forces, of a person designated by the United States department of defense as missing in action or held in enemy captivity as a result of honorable service during the Persian gulf, Afghanistan, or Iraq conflicts, is entitled to, and may apply for, a payment of five thousand dollars.
(B) This payment replaces any other cash benefit payable under this chapter.
(C) While the person is missing or held captive, the payment shall be made to the person's spouse. If there is no spouse to claim the payment, payment shall be made to the person's child or children. If the person does not have children, payment shall be made to the person's parent or parents or person or persons standing in loco parentis for at least one year preceding commencement of service in the United States armed forces.
Amplifies: Section 2r, Article VIII, Ohio Constitution
Five Year Review Date: 6/5/2020