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CHAPTER 149--H.F.No. 1903

An act

relating to veterans; honor guard stipends;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.231.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.231, is amended to read:

197.231 HONOR GUARDS.

The commissioner of veterans affairs shall pay, within available funds and upon request by a local unit of a congressionally chartered veterans organization or its auxiliary, up to $50 to the local unit for each time that local unit provides an honor guard detail at the funeral of a deceased veteran. The commissioner may give priority to local units that do not have charitable gambling operations. If the local unit provides a student to play "Taps," the local unit may pay some or all of the $50 to the student.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective July 1, 2012, for honor guards provided on or after that date.

Presented to the governor March 29, 2012

Signed by the governor April 2, 2012, 02:12 p.m.

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