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Section 35.831a

Act 63 of 1915

***** 35.831a THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE MAY 26, 2014: See 35.831a.amended *****

35.831a Flag holder and United States flag; procurement by county; expense; purpose.

Sec. 1a.

(1) The legislative body of a county in this state, upon petition of a local, or a local affiliate of, a recognized veterans' organization or of 5 eligible voters of the county, may procure for and furnish to the petitioners, at the expense of the county, a suitable flag holder and United States flag for the grave of each veteran who served in the armed forces of the United States and who is buried in any public or private cemetery located within the limits of the county.

(2) A flag holder and United States flag shall be placed on the grave of a veteran for the purpose of marking and designating the grave for memorial purposes.

History: Add. 2005, Act 27, Imd. Eff. May 23, 2005 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 627, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2007

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