Date of enactment: November 11, 2003
2003 Assembly Bill 293 Date of publication*: November 25, 2003
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act to create 157.637 of the statutes; relating to: burial of veterans and certain family members at cemeteries.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
70,1 Section 1. 157.637 of the statutes is created to read:
157.637 Veteran burials. A cemetery authority of a cemetery, other than a cemetery that is affiliated with a religious society organized under ch. 187, may not prohibit the burial, as defined in s. 157.061 (1), of the human remains of a person specified in s. 45.358 (3) (a) to (g) at the cemetery if the cemetery authority is paid in its usual and customary manner for the burial.