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H.R.3876: Burial with Dignity for Heroes Act of 2014

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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 Al Green, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 3 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 14, 2014
Latest Major Action Jan. 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

Burial with Dignity for Heroes Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a program to make grants to eligible entities to provide for the cost of burials for homeless veterans who: (1) are eligible to be buried in national cemeteries, and (2) the Secretary determines have no next-of-kin.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Jan. 14, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.