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SECTION 294
Armed forces' burial plot
Town (TWN) CHAPTER 62, ARTICLE 17
§ 294. Armed forces' burial plot. 1. The town board in each of the
towns of this state may upon the application in writing of any veteran
armed forces' association in the town, or upon a petition of any writing
of five or more veterans of the armed forces of the United States in
towns where no veteran armed forces organization exists, purchase or
provide an armed forces' plot in one or more cemeteries where no burial
plots are now owned by armed forces organizations, in which burial plots
deceased members of the armed forces of the United States may be
interred and, except in the county of Broome, may also provide for the
annual care of armed forces' burial plots in cemeteries, at the rate of
not to exceed twenty dollars for each grave of a member of the armed
forces in such burial plot or plots, and the expense shall be included
in the town expenses, assessed, levied and collected in the same manner
as other town expenses are levied and collected.

2. In the county of Broome, the board of supervisors shall provide for
the annual care of armed forces' burial plots, either heretofore or
hereafter established, in all cemeteries in such county, at the rate
aforesaid, and the expense thereof shall be a county charge audited,
assessed, levied and collected in the same manner as are other county
charges.