Military Affairs and Defense

Burial of Veterans

SECTION 30-25-5

§ 30-25-5. Place of burial – Disinterment from pauper cemetery.

Any interment provided for by the provisions of this chapter shall not be made in any cemetery or plot used exclusively for the pauper dead; and if any deceased honorably discharged soldier, sailor, airperson, or marine may have already died and been buried in any place used exclusively for the burial of paupers, he or she shall be removed therefrom as soon as may be after the attention of the town or city council, within whose limits the person may have been buried, shall have been called thereto.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1904, ch. 1154, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 105, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 117, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 655, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 30-25-5.)