H.R. 12260 (95th): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs to furnish cemetery memorial headstones or markers to commemorate veterans who die after being honorably discharged and whose remains are not recovered or identified.


Apr 20, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 20, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Carney

Representative for Ohio's 19th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 12257 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 19, 1978

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Summary (CRS)

4/20/1978--Introduced.Removes the requirement that a veteran die in the service in order to be entitled to a memorial headstone or marker when the veteran's remains have not been recovered or ... Read more >

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Apr 20, 1978

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H.R. 12257 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 19, 1978

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