Dignified vets burial bill moves forward

Feb 22 2013 - 12:01am


SALT LAKE CITY -- A bill aimed at providing a dignified burial of veterans' remains has received a favorable recommendation from a Senate committee.

Sponsored by Sen. Evan Vickers, R-Cedar City, SB 74 outlines a process to identify, claim and inter the unclaimed remains of veterans. It provides for the participation in the burial process by a state agency.

The bill now advances to the full Senate for further consideration.


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