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H.R.3506: Honor Our Fallen Heroes With Dignity Act of 2013

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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 Jim McDermott, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Nov. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 24, 2014
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Bill Summary

Honor Our Fallen Heroes With Dignity Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Army to permit visitors to leave on any gravesite or government-furnished marker located in section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery any item that: (1) does not present a safety or health concern, (2) is not permanently affixed to such marker, and (3) does not interfere with the normal operations and maintenance procedures of the Cemetery.

Requires the History Office of Arlington National Cemetery: (1) to collect, catalog, and store any other items left on a gravesite, headstone, or marker in section 60; and (2) at the end of each calendar month, to collect, catalog, and store all items left on gravesites, headstones, and government-furnished markers.



(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Nov. 25, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Nov. 15, 2013 Referred to House Armed Services
Nov. 15, 2013 Referred to House Veterans' Affairs