Today's Law As Amended


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AB-316 Veteran interment: veterans’ remains organizations.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 951.5 of the Military and Veterans Code is amended to read:

951.5.
 The public administrator of the a  county shall make every reasonable effort to determine if the unclaimed remains of a decedent referred to the public administrator belong to a veteran or the dependent of a veteran. If there is reason to believe that the remains belong to a veteran or the dependent of a veteran, the public administrator shall work with the county veteran veterans  service officer, a national veterans cemetery, the United States Social Security Administration, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, or other applicable entity to determine if the remains belong to a veteran or the dependent of a veteran.