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§ 705. Burial details for veterans. (a) Authority.--The department shall have the power to arrange for burial details for veteran soldiers who are to be interred in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery and the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. (b) Contracts.--The department may enter into contracts with a Statewide nonprofit fraternal society that represents various veterans' groups for the purpose of providing the burial details authorized by this section. In any such contract the department shall pay an amount not exceeding $150 for each day that the burial detail is provided, and no other expenses shall be paid by the department under the contract. (c) Terms.--Any burial detail contract entered into under this section shall include the following terms: (1) A minimum of three veterans shall participate in the burial detail. (2) The veterans shall be similarly uniformed and equipped. (3) A bugler shall perform taps or a recording of taps may be played over the tape recording system of the cemetery. (4) The party under the contract shall indemnify and hold harmless the department and the Commonwealth from any claims arising out of the performance of the burial details. (d) Insurance.--Any veterans organization, the members of which perform a burial detail pursuant to this section, shall provide liability insurance for the burial details in such amount as prescribed by the department. (e) Regulations.--The department shall promulgate the rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section. (May 7, 1998, P.L.355, No.56, eff. July 1, 1998; Sept. 25, 2008, P.L.1068, No.85, eff. imd.) 2008 Amendment. Act 85 amended subsec. (a). 1998 Amendment. Act 56 added section 705.

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§ 705. Burial details for veterans. (a) Authority.--The department shall have the power to arrange for burial details for veteran soldiers who are to be interred in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery and the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. (b) Contracts.--The department may enter into contracts with a Statewide nonprofit fraternal society that represents various veterans' groups for the purpose of providing the burial details authorized by this section. In any such contract the department shall pay an amount not exceeding $150 for each day that the burial detail is provided, and no other expenses shall be paid by the department under the contract. (c) Terms.--Any burial detail contract entered into under this section shall include the following terms: (1) A minimum of three veterans shall participate in the burial detail. (2) The veterans shall be similarly uniformed and equipped. (3) A bugler shall perform taps or a recording of taps may be played over the tape recording system of the cemetery. (4) The party under the contract shall indemnify and hold harmless the department and the Commonwealth from any claims arising out of the performance of the burial details. (d) Insurance.--Any veterans organization, the members of which perform a burial detail pursuant to this section, shall provide liability insurance for the burial details in such amount as prescribed by the department. (e) Regulations.--The department shall promulgate the rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section. (May 7, 1998, P.L.355, No.56, eff. July 1, 1998; Sept. 25, 2008, P.L.1068, No.85, eff. imd.) 2008 Amendment. Act 85 amended subsec. (a). 1998 Amendment. Act 56 added section 705.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-51 > Chapter-7 > 705

§ 705. Burial details for veterans. (a) Authority.--The department shall have the power to arrange for burial details for veteran soldiers who are to be interred in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery and the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. (b) Contracts.--The department may enter into contracts with a Statewide nonprofit fraternal society that represents various veterans' groups for the purpose of providing the burial details authorized by this section. In any such contract the department shall pay an amount not exceeding $150 for each day that the burial detail is provided, and no other expenses shall be paid by the department under the contract. (c) Terms.--Any burial detail contract entered into under this section shall include the following terms: (1) A minimum of three veterans shall participate in the burial detail. (2) The veterans shall be similarly uniformed and equipped. (3) A bugler shall perform taps or a recording of taps may be played over the tape recording system of the cemetery. (4) The party under the contract shall indemnify and hold harmless the department and the Commonwealth from any claims arising out of the performance of the burial details. (d) Insurance.--Any veterans organization, the members of which perform a burial detail pursuant to this section, shall provide liability insurance for the burial details in such amount as prescribed by the department. (e) Regulations.--The department shall promulgate the rules and regulations necessary to carry out this section. (May 7, 1998, P.L.355, No.56, eff. July 1, 1998; Sept. 25, 2008, P.L.1068, No.85, eff. imd.) 2008 Amendment. Act 85 amended subsec. (a). 1998 Amendment. Act 56 added section 705.

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