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- Summary (CRS)
3/6/2003--Introduced.Makes all remarried surviving spouses of veterans eligible for burial in a national cemetery. (Currently, such eligibility is permitted only for remarried former spouses whose subsequent marriage was terminated by ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 9, 2002
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5355 (107th).
Mar 6, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1167”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
20 cosponsors (12R, 8D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 5355 (107th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 2002
Veterans Benefits Act of 2003
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 16, 2003
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