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H.R. 1424: Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 28, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1424

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 28, 2019

(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

A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of Veterans Affairs permits the display of Fallen Soldier Displays in national cemeteries.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act.

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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:

(d)
(1)

Subject to standards established by the Secretary, the Secretary shall permit the display of a Fallen Soldier Display in any national cemetery.

(2)

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.

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