Bill Text: HI SB1417 | 2019 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relating To Filipino Veterans Burial Assistance.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-05-06 - Enrolled to Governor. [SB1417 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SB1417-Amended.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1417

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $50,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2019-2020 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2020-2021 for burial grants for Filipino-American World War II veterans, which cover funeral and burial costs, including the cost of returning their remains to the Philippines for burial; provided that:

     (1)  Federal funding remains unavailable for this purpose;

     (2)  There remain eligible Filipino-American World War II veterans living in the State; and

     (3)  The funds are matched on a one-to-one basis with private funds.

     The sums appropriated shall be expended by the office of veterans' services for the purposes of this Act; provided that the office shall establish the amount of burial grant funds that may be disbursed on behalf of a Filipino-American World War II veteran.

     SECTION 2.  This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2019.



 

Report Title:

Filipino Caucus; Filipino-American World War II Veterans; Burial Grants; Appropriation

 

Description:

Appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines, subject to certain conditions.  (CD1)

 

 

 

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