H. R. 1424
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 28, 2019
Mr. Gonzalez of Ohio (for himself, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Wenstrup, Mrs. Beatty, Mr. Jordan, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Turner, Mr. Ryan, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Mr. Davidson of Ohio, Mr. Latta, and Mr. Balderson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of Veterans Affairs permits the display of Fallen Soldier Displays in national cemeteries.
This Act may be cited as the
Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act.
Authorization for Fallen Soldier Displays in national cemeteries
Section 2403 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Subject to standards established by the Secretary, the Secretary shall permit the display of a Fallen Soldier Display in any national cemetery.
In this subsection, the term
Fallen Soldier Display means a memorial monument in honor of fallen members of the Armed Forces that may include a replica of an inverted rifle, boots, helmets, and identification tag.