08RS HB227
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HB227

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HB 227 (BR 801) - C. Siler, T. Moore, M. Denham, C. Embry Jr., T. McKee, C. Miller

     AN ACT relating to the burial of indigent veterans.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 40 to establish an Indigent Veterans' Burial Program and an Indigent Veterans' Burial Trust Fund; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to oversee the Indigent Veterans' Burial Trust Fund; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the Indigent Veterans' Burial Program; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to coordinate with the Department of Military Affairs and the veterans' service organizations to determine the eligibility of an indigent veteran for the Indigent Veterans' Burial Program; require the Department of Veterans' Affairs to coordinate the Indigent Veterans' Burial Program with the Department of Military Affairs, the veterans' service organizations, and the Kentucky Funeral Directors' Association.

HB 227 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, C. Siler) - Amend to provide cremation option for indigent veterans' burial.

     SCS - Retain original provisions of bill and include the Kentucky Association of Cemeteries in the coordination of the Indigent Veterans' Burial Program.

     Jan 9-introduced in House
     Jan 11-to Seniors, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2008
     Feb 25-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 28-received in Senate
     Mar 3-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 7-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 11, 2008
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
     Mar 18-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
     Mar 19-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 97-0
     Mar 24-enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
     Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 29)

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