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H.R. 3944: Burial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act of 2021

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To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that grants provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for State veterans' cemeteries do not restrict States from authorizing the interment of certain deceased members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces in such cemeteries, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Pappas

Sponsor. Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jun 16, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

22 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3944 will be negligible.

History

Jun 16, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 4, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

H.R. 3944 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3944. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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