H.R. 70 (106th): Arlington National Cemetery Burial Eligibility Act


Jan 6, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 23, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate.


Robert Stump

Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Mar 24, 1999
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 38, United States Code, to enact into law eligibility requirements for burial in Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/1999--Introduced.Arlington National Cemetery Burial Eligibility Act - Allows the remains of the following persons to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery:(1) any member of the armed forces who dies while ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 6, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 18, 1999
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 23, 1999
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 70”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


115 cosponsors (69R, 45D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Mar 23, 1999 4:41 p.m.
Passed 428/2

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3211 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 24, 1998

H.R. 4940 (107th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 22, 2002

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: