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SB21-015

Veterans Service Organization Stipend For Funeral Services

Concerning a stipend for veterans service organizations that provide funeral services for honorably discharged veterans, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Military & Veterans
Bill Summary



The act requires the department of military and veterans affairs (department) to pay, subject to available money, a stipend of up to $75 to a veterans service organization for each time the organization performs a basic military funeral honors ceremony or other funeral-related services for an honorably discharged veteran. The act requires the department to create a process for veteran service organizations to apply for and receive a stipend.

The act appropriates $30,930 from the general fund and provides for an additional 0.3 FTE to the department for the western slope veterans cemetery.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
NORTH ENTRANCE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.  TO ENTER THE CAPITOL, USE THE SOUTH ENTRANCE, UNDER THE STAIRS, AT 14th AVENUE AND SHERMAN STREET.