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S. 2248: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain burial benefits for spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Dec 19, 2017


Passed Senate (House next) on Mar 1, 2018

This bill passed in the Senate on March 1, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.


27% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Dec 19, 2017

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Mar 1, 2018
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2248 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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