LD 694 LR 487(03)
An Act To Improve the Veterans' Services Laws
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (H-192)
Committee: Veterans and Legal Affairs
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.