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H.R. 1413: To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to expand or otherwise modify an existing national cemetery to ensure that full military honors are provided at such cemetery, to require the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to jointly submit to Congress a report containing a proposal to increase national cemetery capacity and an assessment of the criteria for interment at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

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Lisa McClain

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2023
Length: 4 pages
Mar 7, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Introduced on Mar 7, 2023

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8 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 3 Republicans)



Mar 7, 2023

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