10 U.S. Code § 1484 - Pensioners, indigent patients, and persons who die on military reservations
If proper disposition of the remains cannot otherwise be made, the Secretary concerned may provide for the care and disposition of the remains of pensioners and indigent patients who die in hospitals operated by his department and of persons who die on the military reservations of that department and, incident thereto, pay the necessary expenses of—
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 114.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|1484||5:2156 (as applicable to armed forces).||July 15, 1954, ch. 507, § 6 (as applicable to armed forces), 68 Stat. 479.|
The words “If proper disposition of the remains cannot otherwise be made” are substituted for 5:2156 (last sentence). The words “maintained and” and “incurred for”, and the words “articles of” in clause (3), are omitted as surplusage. The words “of that department” are inserted for clarity.
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