LD 694 LR 487(02)
An Act To Improve the Veterans' Services Laws
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
Reduced risk of loss of funds - Federal Expenditures Funds
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill prohibits, in accordance with federal law, interment in the Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery System if a person has been convicted of certain crimes.  Without this provision, federal funding could be withheld if the Veterans' Administration determines an ineligible person has been interred.