A program sponsor may provide in its selection procedures for an additional 10 points credit in the selection of veteran applicants for apprenticeship.
"Veteran," as used in this section, means a veteran who has served in the armed forces of this country for at least 181 consecutive days since January 31, 1955, and who has been discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable, but does not include any person who served only in auxiliary or reserve components of the armed forces whose services therein did not exempt him or her from the operation of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940 (54 Stat. 885).
(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 330, Sec. 5.)