H.R. 5499 (109th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and make permanent the Department of Veterans Affairs benefit for Government markers for marked graves of veterans buried in private cemeteries, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

May 25, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Nancy Johnson

Representative for Connecticut's 5th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: May 25, 2006
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
5/25/2006--Introduced.Amends federal veterans' benefits provisions to: (1) make permanent (currently, terminates on December 31, 2006) the authority for the provision by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of government markers or ... Read more >
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Introduced
May 25, 2006

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