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A258, R331, H4713
Sponsors: Rep. White
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Introduced in the House on February 19, 2008
Introduced in the Senate on April 10, 2008
Last Amended on May 13, 2008
Passed by the General Assembly on May 29, 2008
Governor's Action: June 4, 2008, Signed
Summary: Veterans' cemetery
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2/19/2008 House Introduced and read first time HJ-5 2/19/2008 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-5 4/3/2008 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-5 4/9/2008 House Amended HJ-32 4/9/2008 House Read second time HJ-33 4/10/2008 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-29 4/10/2008 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-6 4/10/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on General SJ-6 5/1/2008 Senate Polled out of committee General SJ-23 5/1/2008 Senate Committee report: Favorable Interstate Cooperation SJ-23 5/13/2008 Senate Amended SJ-38 5/21/2008 Senate Read second time SJ-82 5/27/2008 Senate Read third time and returned to House with amendments SJ-11 5/29/2008 House Concurred in Senate amendment and enrolled HJ-28 5/29/2008 Ratified R 331 6/4/2008 Signed By Governor 6/10/2008 Copies available 6/10/2008 Effective date 06/04/08 6/13/2008 Act No. 258
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(A258, R331, H4713)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 25-11-80, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO STATE VETERANS' CEMETERIES AND QUALIFICATIONS TO RECEIVE A PLOT IN A STATE VETERANS' CEMETERY, SO AS TO REDUCE FROM TWENTY YEARS TO FIVE YEARS THE TIME A VETERAN MUST HAVE BEEN A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE IN ORDER TO MEET ONE OF THE QUALIFICATIONS, AND TO FURTHER PROVIDE FOR OTHER QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECTION AS TO WHEN THE VETERAN WAS REQUIRED TO BE A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Qualification requirements revised
SECTION 1. Section 25-11-80(F) of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(F)(1) To qualify for a plot in a state veterans' cemetery, the applicant must be a veteran or a member of the immediate family of a veteran who meets the requirements of this subsection.
(2) The veteran must have an honorable discharge from the Armed Forces.
(3) The veteran must have been a resident of the State:
(a) when the veteran entered the Armed Forces;
(b) when the veteran or eligible family member died; or
(c) for five years, unless for a reason that the division finds compelling, the division waives the time period."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 29th day of May, 2008.
Approved the 4th day of June, 2008.
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