A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase certain funeral benefits for veterans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Michigan. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 20, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Peters Speaks on Need to Increase Veterans’ Burial Benefits at Senate Veterans Affairs Committee”
— Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI] (Sponsor) on Aug 2, 2018
Jul 20, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 1, 2018
Considered by Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Feb 28, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 598.
S. 1596 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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