H.R. 1167 (108th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to permit remarried surviving spouses of veterans to be eligible for burial in a national cemetery.


Mar 6, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Heather Wilson
Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2003
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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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H.R. 5355 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 2002

H.R. 2297 (Related)
Veterans Benefits Act of 2003

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 16, 2003

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Mar 6, 2003


20 cosponsors (12R, 8D) (show)
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