H. R. 4312
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 8, 2017
Mr. Renacci (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
To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of Veterans Affairs permits the display of Battlefield Crosses in national cemeteries.
This Act may be cited as the
Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act.
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:
The Secretary may not prohibit the display of a Battlefield Cross in any national cemetery.
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.