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S. 1596 (115th): BRAVE Act of 2017

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 20, 2017.


Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2017 or the BRAVE Act of 2017

This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: (1) burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran's death due to a service-connected disability.

The VA shall increase such amounts each fiscal year by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index.