S.1471: Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about armed forces and national security
  • Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
  • Latest Major Action Dec. 20, 2013

Bill Cosponsors

2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on November 18, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Alicia Dawn Koehl Respect for National Cemeteries Act - Authorizes the appropriate federal official (either the Secretary of Veterans Affairs [VA] or the Secretary of the Army) to reconsider a decision to inter or honor the memory of a person in the National Cemetery Administration or in Arlington National...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 4 statements associated with S.1471.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 20, 2013

Became Public Law No: 113-65.

Dec. 20, 2013

Signed by President.

Dec. 13, 2013
Presented to President.
Dec. 11, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 398 - 1 (Roll no. 634). (text: CR H7640-7641)

Dec. 11, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7667-7668)
Dec. 11, 2013
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 11, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1471.
Dec. 11, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7640-7642)
Dec. 11, 2013
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Nov. 25, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Nov. 18, 2013
Referred to House Armed Services
Nov. 18, 2013
Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Nov. 18, 2013
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Nov. 18, 2013
Received in the House.
Nov. 18, 2013

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8136)

Nov. 18, 2013
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S8135-8136)
Nov. 18, 2013

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.

Oct. 30, 2013
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-280.
Aug. 1, 2013
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Aug. 1, 2013

Introduced in the Senate by Daniel Coats (R-Ind.)

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