To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on matters relating to the claiming and interring of unclaimed remains of veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2014
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
41 Cosponsors (27 Republicans, 14 Democrats)
Passed Senate (House next) — Dec 10, 2014
What legislators are saying
“Shuster Requests Action on Unclaimed Veterans Remains”
— Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018] (Sponsor) on Jul 14, 2014
“Shuster Introduces Legislation to Help Identify Unclaimed Remains of America's Veterans”
— Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018] (Sponsor) on Apr 11, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 16, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1338 (114th).
H.R. 4446 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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