AB 151, Olsen. Local government: disabled veterans: assistance.
Existing law authorizes the board of supervisors of any county to grant financial assistance, relief, and support to indigent veterans, as provided. Existing law requires that the assistance, relief, and support be administered through and by any military, naval, or marine organization created for the purpose of aiding, relieving, and supporting such veterans, as specified.
This bill would authorize the governing board of a county to grant financial assistance, relief, and support to a disabled veteran, as defined.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 935) is added to Chapter 5 of Division 4 of the Military and Veterans Code, to read:
(a) The governing board of any county may grant financial assistance, relief, and support to a disabled veteran, as defined in Section 999.