HB 3051 H VA AM 3-11
The Committee on Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security moves to amend the bill on page 4, section 10, line 13, by striking all of subdivision (4), and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
" (4) For a certified copy of a birth certificate, death certificate or marriage license, $5: Provided, That upon request, a county clerk shall issue without cost up to five certified copies of a veteran's death certificate to a veteran's family members and dependents. Additional copies must be purchased at the regular fee except when one death certificate is necessary to obtain benefits from the federal or state government as provided in section twelve- a, article four, chapter fifty-one of this code. Family members, dependents or funeral directors with written permission from the family members or dependents may pick up the certificates at the office of the clerk of the county commission. For purposes of this subdivision, the word "veteran" means any person who has served in the Armed Forces of the United States, Military Reserves or National Guard and who was not dishonorably discharged from such service . "