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Chapter 9A  |  Article 9A - 3
WVC 9A- CHAPTER 9A. VETERANS' AFFAIRS.
WVC -3- ARTICLE 3. STATE CEMETERY FOR VETERANS.

WVC 9A-3-1 §9A-3-1. Department empowered to establish and maintain cemetery.
The department of veterans affairs is hereby empowered to establish and maintain a state veterans' cemetery which shall be centrally located within the state and easily accessible. Interment in the state veterans' cemetery shall be available to all persons who are residents and citizens of the state and who have served in the armed forces of the United States, including the army, air force, navy, marine corps and coast guard, and who have a discharge other than dishonorable.

Further, the department of veterans affairs is hereby granted authority to acquire and transfer real property to the United States veterans administration contingent upon the utilization of such real property by that federal agency for the establishment of a new national cemetery or for the expansion of an existing national cemetery.

For the purposes set forth in this article the department of veterans affairs is hereby authorized to receive funds by gift, grant, appropriation or by any other means from any source available or to become available.

WVC 9A-3-2 §9A-3-2. Department to promulgate rules and regulations and make facilities available.
The department shall promulgate rules and regulations not inconsistent herewith for the administration of the veterans' cemetery and shall make available to all persons eligible for the benefit thereof the facilities at such cemetery upon request.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§ 9 A- 1 - 10 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 523
PASSED - Regular Session

SB523 SUB2 ENR  (Uploaded - 07/01/2014)
Providing for additional state veterans skilled nursing facility in Beckley
§ 9 A- 1 - 2 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 4 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 5 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 6 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 8 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 9 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 10 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 11 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 12 - (Amended Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 13 - (Repealed Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 14 - (Repealed Code)
§ 9 A- 1 - 15 - (Repealed Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4268
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4268 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to the administration of veterans' assistance
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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