To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to permit interments, funerals, memorial services, and ceremonies of deceased veterans at national cemeteries and State cemeteries receiving grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs during certain weekends.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Oct 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 23, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
Oct 8, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 11, 2016
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 18, 2016
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.
May 23, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 3715 (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.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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