Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 713.029
County Authority to Purchase Burial Grounds for Veterans


(a)

A commissioners court may purchase burial grounds to be used exclusively for the burial of honorably discharged persons who:

(1)

have served in the United States armed forces during a war in which the United States participated; and

(2)

die without leaving sufficient means to pay funeral expenses.

(b)

A commissioners court may not purchase burial grounds under this section if there is a national military cemetery or other military plot in the county in which honorably discharged veterans of the United States armed forces may be buried free of charge.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Source: Section 713.029 — County Authority to Purchase Burial Grounds for Veterans, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­713.­htm#713.­029 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 713.029’s source at texas​.gov