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SF 676

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; appropriating money for the Remembering With
Dignity project.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; REMEMBERING WITH DIGNITY PROJECT.
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new text begin (a) $400,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of human
services, to be available until September 30, 2008, to make a grant to Advocating Change
Together for the purposes of the Remembering With Dignity project in paragraph (b).
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new text begin (b) As part of the Remembering With Dignity project, the grant recipient shall:
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new text begin (1) conduct necessary research on persons buried in state cemeteries who were
residents of state hospital or regional treatment centers and buried in numbered or
unmarked graves;
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new text begin (2) purchase and install headstones that are properly inscribed with their names on
the graves of those persons; and
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new text begin (3) collaborate with community groups and state and local government agencies to
build community involvement and public awareness, ensure public access to the graves,
and ensure appropriate perpetual maintenance of state cemeteries.
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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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