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H.R. 4336 (114th): An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inurnment in Arlington National Cemetery of the cremated remains of certain persons whose service has been determined to be active service.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 6, 2016 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4336

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2016

(for herself, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Jones, Mr. Stewart, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Williams, Mrs. Black, Mr. Abraham, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Curbelo of Florida, Ms. Gabbard, Mr. Huizenga of Michigan, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Ashford, Ms. Stefanik, Mrs. Walorski, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Katko, Mr. Donovan, Mr. MacArthur, Mr. Gibson, and Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the burial of the cremated remains of persons who served as Women’s Air Forces Service Pilots in Arlington National Cemetery.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Women Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act..

2.

Burial of cremated remains of Women’s Air Forces Service Pilots in Arlington National Cemetery

(a)

In general

Section 2410 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(c)
(1)

The Secretary of the Army shall ensure that under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe, the cremated remains of any person described in paragraph (2) are eligible for interment in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.

(2)

A person described in this paragraph is a person whose service as a member of the Women's Air Forces Service Pilots is considered to be active duty service pursuant to section 401 of the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 (Public Law 95–202; 38 U.S.C. 106 note).

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(b)

Applicability

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a person who dies before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act.