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    Subdivision 1. Scope. For the purposes of this section and section 135A.52, the following
words have the meanings ascribed to them.
    Subd. 2. Senior citizen. "Senior citizen" means a person who has reached 62 years of age
before the beginning of any term, semester or quarter, in which a course of study is pursued, or
a person receiving a railroad retirement annuity who has reached 60 years of age before the
beginning of the term.
    Subd. 3. Course. "Course" means any course of study offered by a state supported institution
of higher education in the regular curriculum of a department, school or subdivision of the
institution, or a special course given for any purpose, including, but not limited to, adult education.
    Subd. 4. Legal resident. "Legal resident" means a person who fulfills the residency criteria
now or hereafter applicable to students of a state supported institution of higher education.
    Subd. 5. Institution of higher education. "Institution of higher education" means a state
university, community college, technical college, or the University of Minnesota.
History: 1975 c 219 s 1; 1975 c 321 s 2; 1987 c 258 s 12; 1989 c 246 s 2; 1995 c 212 art 3 s
59; 2007 c 144 art 2 s 11

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