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Bills Honoring Military Heroes
July 2, 2009

Gov. Nixon signs five bills into law to honor Missouri military heroes while surrounded by veterans and veteran advocates on July 2 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. During the ceremony, Gov. Nixon signed House Bill 111, which provides for the dignified interment of unclaimed veterans' remains; House Bill 678, which establishes May 1 as Silver Star Families of America Day in recognition of sick or wounded veterans; House Bill 82, which gradually reduces taxes on military retirement income until eliminated; House Bill 400, which allows veterans who have earned certain distinctions to park for free in metered spots in participating localities; and House Bill 683, which establishes a program to name interstate interchanges after Missourians killed in action in Iraq or Afghanistan while on active duty in the military.download

Bills Honoring Military Heroes