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H.R.1957: Volunteer Veterans for Cemetery Service Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Scott Perry, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced May 13, 2013
Latest Major Action June 20, 2013
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Bill Summary

Volunteer Veterans for Cemetery Service Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) or the Secretary of the military department concerned to accept voluntary services performed by a veteran or veterans organization at a national cemetery, including the veteran's sharing with visitors of the story of the veteran's military service.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
May 24, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
May 13, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
May 13, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs