H.R. 2642 (111th): Veterans Missing in America Act of 2009


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick “Pat” Tiberi

Representative for Ohio's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assist in the identification of unclaimed and abandoned human remains to determine if any such remains are eligible for burial in a national cemetery, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/2009--Introduced.Veterans Missing in America Act of 2009 - Recognizes the tireless work and dedication of the Missing in America Project, in conjunction with numerous veterans service organizations, in identifying unclaimed ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2642”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (5R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2051 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011

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