About the bill
Under current law, spouses and eligible dependents of active-duty military are not allowed to be buried in a national cemetery if the spouse or dependent dies before the active-duty service-member. H.R. 4335 , the Service-member Family Burial Act would allow the spouses and eligible dependents of active-duty service-members who predecease the service-member to be interred in a national cemetery, if such death occurs before October 1, 2024.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 46th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 8, 2018
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 4335 is 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 4335 — 115th Congress: Servicemember Family Burial Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr4335
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