375.36 MAY BUY AND KEEP UP PART OF CEMETERY AS SOLDIERS' REST.
Subdivision 1. County powers; soldiers' rest.
A county board may purchase a plot of
ground in any duly organized cemetery lying, in whole or part, in the county, or in a contiguous
county, to be designated and used exclusively as a soldiers' rest. The county may appropriate
money for its cost, embellishment, and upkeep, and for the opening and the closing of graves in it.
Subd. 2. Veteran may run.
The board may use the portion of the appropriation as it deems
necessary for compensation and expenses of an agent, who shall be a veteran, to care for the burial
ground and to issue permits for burial in it.
Subd. 3. Except Ramsey County.
This section does not apply to Ramsey County.
History: (763) 1917 c 60 s 1; 1923 c 335 s 1; 1937 c 178 s 1; 1945 c 257 s 1; 1974 c
435 art 7 s 1; 1984 c 629 s 2; 2006 c 176 s 1