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Text of A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of certain minors for burial in national ...

...burial in national cemeteries.

This bill was introduced on July 24, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 29, 1995 (Introduced).

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S 994 IS

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 994

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of certain minors for burial in national cemeteries.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 29 (legislative day, JUNE 19), 1995

Mr. SIMPSON (by request) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of certain minors for burial in national cemeteries.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. That paragraph (5) of section 2402, title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: For purposes of this paragraph, a ‘minor child’ is a child under 21 years of age, or under 23 years of age if pursuing a course of instruction at an approved educational institution.