An Act To Update the Powers and Duties of the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services
Sec. 1. 37-B MRSA §503, sub-§3, as amended by PL 2001, c. 662, §61, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 37-B MRSA §504, sub-§4, ¶G is enacted to read:
This bill allows the Director of the Bureau of Maine Veterans' Services within the Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management to enter into an agreement with a health care provider to exchange information about a patient of the health care provider and provide assistance in obtaining benefits accruing to that patient as a result of federal or state military service. This bill also specifies that interment of a veteran or a dependent of a veteran in the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery System is permanent but gives the director the discretion to allow disinterment as long as there is no cost to the State.