38 U.S. Code § 2408. Aid to States for establishment, expansion, and improvement of veterans’ cemeteries
2007—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–157, § 202(b)(1), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the Secretary may make grants to any State to assist such State in establishing, expanding, or improving veterans’ cemeteries owned by such State. Any such grant may be made only upon submission of an application to the Secretary in such form and manner, and containing such information, as the Secretary may require.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–157, § 202(b)(3)(A), substituted “A grant under this section for a purpose described in subsection (a)(1)(A)” for “Grants under this section” in introductory provisions and “such a grant” for “a grant under this section” wherever appearing.
2006—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 109–461 added subsec. (f).
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 108–183, § 503(c), struck out “on or after November 21, 1997,” after “grant made”.
1998—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 105–368, § 404(c), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “There is authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for fiscal year 1980 and for each of the four succeeding fiscal years, and such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 1985 and for each of the fourteen succeeding fiscal years, for the purpose of making grants under paragraph (1) of this subsection.”
“(1) The amount of any grant under this section may not exceed an amount equal to 50 percent of the total of the value of the land to be acquired or dedicated for the cemetery and the cost of the improvements to be made on such land, with the remaining amount to be contributed by the State receiving the grant.
“(2) If at the time of a grant under this section the State receiving the grant dedicates for the purposes of the cemetery involved land already owned by the State, the value of such land may be considered in determining the amount of the State’s contribution under paragraph (1) of this subsection, but the value of such land may not be used for more than an amount equal to 50 percent of the amount of such contribution and may not be used as part of such State’s contribution for any subsequent grant under this section.”
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–368, § 403(c)(8), substituted “under the control of the National Cemetery Administration” for “in the National Cemetery System”.
Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 105–368, § 1005(b)(5), substituted “November 21, 1997,” for “the date of the enactment of this subsection” and “subject to the condition specified in” for “on the condition described in”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–368, § 401(b), substituted “shall remain available until expended” for “shall remain available until the end of the second fiscal year following the fiscal year for which they are appropriated” in first sentence.
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(c)(1), substituted “2404” for “1004”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 100–322, § 343(1)–(3), redesignated par. (2) as (1), substituted “percent” for “per centum”, and struck out former par. (1) which read as follows: “No State may receive grants under this section in any fiscal year in a total amount in excess of 20 per centum of the total amount appropriated for such grants for such fiscal year.”