H.R.4336: An act to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inurnment in Arlington National Cemetery of the cremated remains of certain persons whose service has been determined to be active service.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 6, 2016
  • Latest Major Action May 20, 2016

Bill Cosponsors

191 (81 Democrats, 110 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on May 10, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for above ground inurnment in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Such...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 12 statements associated with H.R.4336.

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.4336.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 20, 2016

Became Public Law No: 114-158.

May 20, 2016

Signed by President.

May 13, 2016
Presented to President.
May 11, 2016
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
May 11, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 11, 2016
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection. (text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H2254)
May 11, 2016
Mr. Abraham asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendments. (consideration: CR H2254)
May 11, 2016
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 10, 2016

Passed Senate with amendments and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2673)

May 10, 2016
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
May 10, 2016

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2673-2674)

April 4, 2016
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
March 22, 2016
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
March 22, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 22, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 0 (Roll no. 135). (text: CR H1528)

March 22, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1534-1535)
March 22, 2016
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.
March 22, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4336.
March 22, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1528-1531)
March 22, 2016
Mr. Miller (FL) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
March 21, 2016
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
March 21, 2016

Committee on Armed Services discharged.

March 21, 2016
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 114-459, Part I.
Feb. 25, 2016
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Feb. 25, 2016
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Feb. 25, 2016
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Discharged.
Jan. 19, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Jan. 12, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Jan. 6, 2016
Referred to House Armed Services
Jan. 6, 2016
Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Jan. 6, 2016

Introduced in the House by Martha McSally (R-Ariz.)

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