Affected Individual Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 20 USCS § 1098ee (2), [Title 20. Education; Chapter 28. Higher Education Resources And Student Assistance; Student Assistance; Higher Education Relief Opportunities For Students] the term affected individual means “an individual who--

(A) is serving on active duty during a war or other military operation or national emergency;

(B) is performing qualifying National Guard duty during a war or other military operation or national emergency;

(C) resides or is employed in an area that is declared a disaster area by any Federal, State, or local official in connection with a national emergency; or

(D) suffered direct economic hardship as a direct result of a war or other military operation or national emergency, as determined by the Secretary.”