S. 3340 (114th): Respectful Interment for Passing Veterans Act of 2016

A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with funeral homes to ensure the expeditious and respectful provision of burial and funeral services for indigent, deceased veterans and remains of deceased veterans that are unclaimed, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Kirk

Senator from Illinois



Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
Length: 5 pages


Sep 15, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

S. 3340 (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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 3340 — 114th Congress: Respectful Interment for Passing Veterans Act of 2016.” www.GovTrack.us. 2016. April 27, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/s3340>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.