The governing board of a school district shall, as a condition to employment, require an applicant for a position requiring certification qualification to furnish a statement of the military service of the applicant and, if any was rendered, a copy of the discharge or release from service. If no such document is available, the governing board may accept other suitable evidence of the conditions under which the military service of the applicant was terminated.
(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)