Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 16 of chapter 15A of the General Laws, as amended by section 1 of chapter 716 of the acts of 1983, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- For the purposes of this section, a Vietnam veteran who did not enter the service from the commonwealth, but who has resided for two consecutive years in the commonwealth immediately prior to receiving tuition benefits, shall be deemed qualified. Said veteran shall file an affidavit, under oath, as to such residency.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.