ENTITLED, An Act to
increase the maximum allowable expense for erecting certain veteran's grave
markers and headstones.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
If a headstone is provided by the United States government for the purpose of marking
the grave of a veteran who had been a resident of South Dakota for one year preceding entrance into
military service or preceding death or if a memorial headstone or marker is provided by the United
States government to commemorate any member of the armed forces of the United States dying in
the service, whose remains have not been recovered or identified or were buried at sea, the veterans'
service officer or field officer shall cause the headstone or memorial headstone or marker to be
erected. The expense of erecting the headstone or memorial headstone or marker shall be paid by the
state and may not exceed one hundred dollars. No payment for the expense is allowed unless a claim
is filed or presented to the Division of Veterans Affairs within one year subsequent to the date the
headstone or memorial headstone or marker is erected.
An Act to increase the maximum allowable expense for erecting certain veteran's grave markers and
I certify that the attached
originated in the
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office
this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby
approved this ________ day of
______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State