SENATE BILL No. 19*
An Act concerning the Kansas commission on veterans
affairs; authorizing the
establishment of a state system of veterans
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
Section 1. (a) The Kansas
commission of veterans affairs is hereby
authorized to establish and maintain a state system of veterans
For the purposes of such system, the commission may request,
and take title to any grants or bequests or other donations of
other personal property, real property or other assistance from any
son, firm, association or corporation or from any federal, state or
governmental agency or other governmental entity. The commission
lease, purchase or otherwise acquire title to real property for the
system of veterans cemeteries. Subject to the provisions of
the commission may enter into contracts for the purpose of
and maintaining the system of veterans cemeteries.
(b) The commission shall not enter into
any contracts pursuant to
subsection (a) after the effective date of this act for the purpose
lishing and maintaining the system of veterans cemeteries unless
in an amount equal to 100% of the costs of constructing the
in such system is provided by the federal government.
(c) No more than three applications shall
be submitted to the vet-
erans administration for the state veterans cemetery program grant
the effective date of this act. Nothing in this subsection shall be
as applying to grants submitted prior to the effective date of this
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect
and be in force from and after its
publication in the Kansas register.
Approved April 14, 1999.
Published in the Kansas Register April 22, 1999.