Veterans' Headquarters (Excerpt) Act 8 Of 1897

Published: 2015

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Act 8 of 1897

35.231 Michigan veterans' headquarters; custodian, appointment; records, access; Grand Army of the Republic commemoration plaque.

Sec. 1.

The board of state auditors shall set apart a suitable furnished room in the capitol at Lansing, as the Michigan veterans' headquarters to be located in the present headquarters room of the Grand Army of the Republic, department of Michigan. Said room shall be given like care and attention as is given to other office rooms in the capitol. The room shall be under the charge of a custodian, who shall be a veteran of World War I or World War II, appointed by the governor, on the recommendation of the several veterans organizations composed of veterans of World War I or World War II, or both, and said room shall be used for the purpose of storing supplies and property, arranging and keeping the records and history of veterans of World War I or World War II, and conducting the general office business. The records shall be accessible under suitable rules and regulations established by the custodian, to persons engaged in collecting historical information.

There shall be placed by the superintendent of the capitol either within or in the vicinity of the veterans' headquarters a suitable plaque commemorating the room in the name of the Grand Army of the Republic, to which shall be attached the pictures of all the past commanders of the Grand Army of the Republic, the charter of the Grand Army of the Republic, and the picture of R. A. Alger.

History: 1897, Act 8, Imd. Eff. Feb. 11, 1897


CL 1897, 1687


CL 1915, 1036


CL 1929, 889


Am. 1947, Act 213, Eff. Oct. 11, 1947


CL 1948, 35.231

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