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HF 3240

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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A bill for an act
relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court of honor
on the Capitol grounds to honor Mexican-American veterans and Minnesota's
veterans of all other nationalities, ethnic groups, and subgroups who have served
honorably and bravely at any time in the United States Armed Forces.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginPURPOSE.
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new text begin The legislature and members of AMVETS Mexican-American Post 5 wish to honor
Mexican-American veterans and Minnesota veterans of all nationalities, ethnic groups,
and subgroups who have served honorably and bravely in the United States armed forces
at any time since the founding of this great nation, by erecting an honorary plaque for
them in the veterans court of honor on the Capitol Mall.
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Sec. 2. new text beginPLAQUE HONORING MEXICAN-AMERICAN VETERANS.
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new text begin A memorial plaque may be placed in the court of honor on the Capitol grounds
to recognize the valiant service of all Mexican-American veterans and Minnesota
veterans of all other nationalities, ethnic groups, and subgroups who have honorably
and bravely served in the United States armed forces, during both peacetime and war,
since the founding of this great nation. The plaque must be furnished by the AMVETS
Mexican-American Post 5 and must be approved by the commissioner of veterans affairs
and the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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