H.R.1338: Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 6, 2015
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 17, 2015

Bill Sponsor

Bill Cosponsors

98 (39 Democrats, 59 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the National Cemetery Administration, including: ...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.1338.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.1338.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 17, 2015
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Nov. 16, 2015
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 16, 2015

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 0 (Roll no. 627). (text: CR H8174)

Nov. 16, 2015
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H8210-8211)
Nov. 16, 2015
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.
Nov. 16, 2015
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1338.
Nov. 16, 2015
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8174-8175)
Nov. 16, 2015
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Oct. 26, 2015
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
Oct. 26, 2015
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 114-312.
Sept. 17, 2015
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 17, 2015
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 9, 2015
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
July 9, 2015
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 24, 2015
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 19, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
March 6, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
March 6, 2015

Introduced in the House by Bill Shuster (R-Pa.)

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