HOUSE BILL No. 1034
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 23-14-67-1.
Synopsis: Historic cemeteries. Expands the qualifications of a
cemetery that is eligible to be maintained by the county cemetery
commission to include cemeteries that were established before 1875 or
contain a Civil War veteran. Provides that evidence that a cemetery is
the burial ground for a Civil War veteran must be presented to the
county cemetery commission.
Effective: July 1, 2012.
January 9, 2012, read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government.
Second Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2012)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1034
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
natural and cultural resources.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 23-14-67-1; (12)IN1034.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 23-14-67-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 1. (a)
cemeteries a cemetery
without funds or sources of funds for reasonable
suffered neglect and deterioration;
(3) may be the burial grounds for an
of an American war, including the
Revolutionary War; and
1850. 1875; or
(B) is a burial ground for a veteran of the Civil War.
(b) A county cemetery commission shall determine if a cemetery
is a burial ground for a veteran of the Civil War under subsection
(a)(4)(B) based on evidence presented to the county cemetery
commission from any of the following:
(1) The Indiana historical bureau established by IC 4-23-7-3.
(2) The Indiana historical society established under IC 23-6-3.
(3) A historical society (as defined in IC 36-10-13-3).
(4) The Indiana Landmarks.
(5) The division of historic preservation and archeology of the
department of natural resources.