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H.R. 4312 (115th): Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 8, 2017 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4312

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 8, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Wenstrup, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Jordan, Mr. Latta, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Davidson, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Turner, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Tiberi, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, and Mr. Stivers) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of Veterans Affairs permits the display of Battlefield Crosses in national cemeteries.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act.

2.

Display of Battlefield Crosses in national cemeteries

Section 2403 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

(d)
(1)

The Secretary may not prohibit the display of a Battlefield Cross in any national cemetery.

(2)

In this subsection, the term Battlefield Cross means a memorial monument in honor of fallen members of the Armed Forces that may include a replica of an inverted rifle, boots, helmets, and identification tag.

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