H.R.4446: Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
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Sponsor Bill Shuster, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 41 (14 Democrats, 27 Republicans)
Introduced April 10, 2014
Latest Major Action May 5, 2014
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Bill Summary

Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2014 - Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a study on matters relating to the identification, claiming, and interring of unclaimed remains of veterans, including: (1) estimating the number of unclaimed remains; (2) assessing the effectiveness of VA procedures for claiming and interring unclaimed remains of veterans; (3) assessing state and local laws that affect the ability of the Secretary to identify, claim, and inter such remains; and (4) recommending appropriate legislative or administrative action.


(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 5, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
April 10, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.