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H.R. 8668 (116th): To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include the KIA, MIA, and POW acronyms on headstones and markers furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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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 Oct 23, 2020.

This bill authorizes specified acronyms to be included on headstones or markers that are furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill authorizes the VA to include KIA (killed in action), MIA (missing in action), and POW (prisoner of war) on a headstone or marker. Such acronyms are prohibited from counting towards any character or line limit.