Sen. Christopher Belt

Filed: 3/15/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1244 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Veterans Burial Places Act is amended by
5changing Section 1.1 as follows:
6    (330 ILCS 110/1.1)  (from Ch. 21, par. 59a1)
7    Sec. 1.1. When a headstone or memorial marker is provided
8for a United States War Veteran by the United States Government
9pursuant to Section 2306 of Title 38 of the United States Code,
10the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall pay an amount not to
11exceed $125 $100 to the next of kin or $100 to the cemetery
12official responsible for the cost of transporting and erecting
13the headstone or memorial. However, no such payment shall be
14made unless a signed application is presented to the Department
15by the next of kin or cemetery official, along with such other
16proof of transportation or erection charges as the Department



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1may require. All such applications for payment shall be on
2forms provided by the Department.
3(Source: P.A. 90-752, eff. 8-14-98.)
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.".