H.R. 1601 (105th): To amend title 32, United States Code, to provide that performance of honor guard functions at funerals for veterans by members of the National Guard may be recognized as a Federal function for National Guard purposes.


May 14, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 14, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Kanjorski
Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district


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Last Updated: May 14, 1997
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5/14/1997--Introduced.Permits the performance of honor guard functions by members of the National Guard at funerals for veterans to be treated as Federal functions for which appropriated funds may be used.

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H.R. 299 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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May 14, 1997


34 cosponsors (25D, 9R) (show)
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