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H.R. 4335: Servicemember Family Burial Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 4335 in the House. This vote was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used to pass non-controversial bills. Votes under suspension require a 2/3rds majority. A failed vote under suspension can be taken again.

Under current law, spouses and eligible dependents of active-duty military are not allowed to be buried in a national cemetery if the spouse or dependent dies before the active-duty service-member. H.R. 4335 , the Service-member Family Burial Act would allow the spouses and eligible dependents of active-duty service-members who predecease the service-member to be interred in a national cemetery, if such death occurs before October 1, 2024.

Source: Republican Policy Committee

Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 91%
 
 
389
217
 
172
 
Nay 0%
 
 
0
0
 
0
 
Not Voting 9%
 
 
39
18
 
21
 

Date: May 7, 2018

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House

Required: 2/3

Result: Passed

Source: house.gov

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