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Section 35.831

MARKERS FOR VETERANS' GRAVES (EXCERPT)
Act 63 of 1915

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



35.831 Flag holders and United States flags for veterans' graves in cemetery belonging to city, village, municipality, or township; petition; expense; purpose.

Sec. 1.

(1) The legislative body of a city, village, municipality, or township in this state, upon the petition of a local, or an affiliate of, a recognized veterans' organization or of 5 eligible voters of the city, village, municipality, or township, shall procure for and furnish to the petitioners, at the expense of the city, village, municipality, or township, 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 within the limits of a public or private cemetery located within the city, village, municipality, or township. The requirement to provide a suitable flag holder and United States flag for private cemeteries does not apply in the current fiscal year where an initial request for a suitable flag holder and United States flag exceeds 50 graves within a particular township, but would apply in the following fiscal year at that township.

(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: 1915, Act 63, Imd. Eff. Apr. 20, 1915 ;-- CL 1915, 1062 ;-- CL 1929, 936 ;-- CL 1948, 35.831 ;-- Am. 1979, Act 142, Imd. Eff. Nov. 8, 1979 ;-- Am. 1988, Act 263, Imd. Eff. July 15, 1988 ;-- Am. 2005, Act 26, Imd. Eff. May 23, 2005 ;-- Am. 2006, Act 627, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2007


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