Military Affairs and Defense

Burial of Veterans

SECTION 30-25-7

§ 30-25-7. Veterans dying in state institutions.

Nothing contained in this chapter shall be construed to require the city treasurer of the city of Cranston to pay any money to meet the funeral expenses of, or the erection of any headstone for, any person who shall have died at any of the state institutions in Cranston, unless admitted or committed from that city; but the treasurer of the town or city from which the person was admitted, or from which he or she has been committed, shall be liable for and shall pay the funeral expenses as provided in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1904, ch. 1154, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 105, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 117, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 655, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 30-25-7; P.L. 1986, ch. 76, § 2.)