To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study on matters relating to the burial of unclaimed remains of veterans in national cemeteries, 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: Nov 17, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 16, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
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).
98 Cosponsors (59 Republicans, 39 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Shuster Veteran Legislation Passes House with 409 Votes”
— Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 17, 2015
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - November 20, 2015”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Nov 25, 2015
“Upton, House Advance Bipartisan Package of Bills to Aid Veterans and their Families”
— Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6, 1993-2022] on Nov 17, 2015
Apr 10, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4446 (113th).
Mar 6, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 9, 2015
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Sep 17, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Oct 26, 2015
Reported by House Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Nov 16, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1338 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1338. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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