1st Engrossment - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 02/28/2001|
|1st Engrossment||Posted on 03/19/2001|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a 1.3 plaque on the capitol mall recognizing the service of 1.4 Minnesota's civilians who contributed valiantly to the 1.5 nation's war efforts during World War II. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. [PLAQUE HONORING THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS WHO 1.8 CONTRIBUTED TO WORLD WAR II EFFORT.] 1.9 A memorial plaque may be placed in the court of honor on 1.10 the capitol grounds to recognize the valiant service of 1.11 thousands of men and women who served honorably and bravely as 1.12 civilians in supporting the nation's war effort during World War 1.13 II, and who years later had bestowed upon them by Congress the 1.14 status of veteran. Often this service was at great risk to 1.15 personal safety and in the face of the enemy. Several thousands 1.16 of these brave and noble civilians sacrificed their lives during 1.17 the course of this patriotic service. The plaque must be 1.18 furnished by a person or organization other than the department 1.19 of veterans affairs and must be approved by the commissioner of 1.20 veterans affairs and the capitol area architectural and planning 1.21 board. 1.22 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.23 Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.