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H.R. 4910: Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4910, as amended, would require the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans remains buried in open cemeteries under National Park Service control. The bill ensures that the use of outer burial receptacles in such cemeteries will be in accordance with regulations or procedures approved by VA or the Department of the Army.

Current law requires the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an outer burial receptacle to a veteran buried in a national cemetery under the control of the National ...

Sponsor and status

Austin Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 26, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 30, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 15, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 15, 2018.

History

Jan 30, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 20, 2018
 
Considered by Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 7, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

May 24, 2018
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 15, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4910 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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