S.2372: VA MISSION Act of 2018

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 5, 2018
  • Latest Major Action June 6, 2018

Bill Versions

When this bill was on the Most Viewed List on Congress.gov

Week Ending Rank
June 10, 2018 4th
May 27, 2018 5th

Bill Summary

Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans' remains buried in a national cemetery administered by the National Park Service. (An outer burial receptacle is a container, such as a grave liner or a burial vault, that protects a casket in the ground and prevents the grave from sinking.) Interior may provide reimbursement for outer burial...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration strongly supports this legislation and has recommended the president sign it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 50 statements associated with S.2372.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 6, 2018

Became Public Law No: 115-182.

June 6, 2018

Signed by President.

June 5, 2018
Presented to President.
May 24, 2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 23, 2018
Senate agreed to the House amendment to S. 2372 by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 5. Record Vote Number: 106.
May 23, 2018
Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S2865-2866)
May 22, 2018
Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
May 22, 2018

Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 4. Record Vote Number: 104.

May 22, 2018
Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered). (consideration: CR S2815-2827)
May 22, 2018

Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 91 - 4. Record Vote Number: 104. (CR S2815)

May 22, 2018
Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs the House message to accompany S. 2372 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 2248) fell when cloture invoked on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 in Senate.
May 18, 2018
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 121, enrollment corrections on S. 2372 have been made.
May 17, 2018
Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 presented in Senate.
May 17, 2018
Motion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 made in Senate.
May 17, 2018
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
May 17, 2018
Motion by Senator McConnell to refer to Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs the House message to accompany S. 2372 with instructions to report back forthwith with the following amendment (SA 2248) made in Senate.
May 17, 2018
Motion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 with an amendment (SA 2246) made in Senate.
May 17, 2018
Motion to proceed to consideration of the House message to accompany S. 2372 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
May 17, 2018
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
May 17, 2018
Cloture motion on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 presented in Senate. (CR S2761)
May 17, 2018
Motion by Senator McConnell to concur in the House amendment to S. 2372 made in Senate. (CR S2761)
May 17, 2018
Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S2761-2762, S2762-2768)
May 16, 2018
Considered as unfinished business.
May 16, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 891.
May 16, 2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4057-4058)
May 16, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 891. (consideration: CR H4014-4046; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H4014-4038)
May 16, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 16, 2018

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 347 - 70 (Roll no. 189).

May 16, 2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S. 2372, the Chair put the question on passage of the bill and by voice vote announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Roe (TN) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage of S. 2372 until later in the legislative day.
May 16, 2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
May 16, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 2372.
May 16, 2018
The resolution provides for 1 hour of general on all three bills. For H.R. 5698 and H.R. 2, the resolution provides for consideration under a structured rule. For S. 2372, the resolution provides for consideration under a closed rule. Finally, the resolution provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions on all three bills.
May 15, 2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 891 Reported to House. The resolution provides for 1 hour of general on all three bills. For H.R. 5698 and H.R. 2, the resolution provides for consideration under a structured rule. For S. 2372, the resolution provides for consideration under a closed rule. Finally, the resolution provides for one motion to recommit with or without instructions on all three bills.
March 6, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
March 5, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
March 5, 2018
Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 5, 2018
Received in the House.
March 5, 2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 1, 2018

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

March 1, 2018

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.

March 1, 2018

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1321)

March 1, 2018

Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1321)

Feb. 5, 2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Feb. 5, 2018

Introduced in the Senate by Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.)

Close Comment Creative Commons Donate Email Facebook Mobile Phone Podcast Print Google News logo Google_NewsInitiative_Lockup_FullColor RSS Search Search Twitter WhatsApp Resolving differences Check Building Arrow right Info circle Oops OOPS Pencil File text Bars Search Close Cogs Filter Compare Revolving Door Info card Activity Member menu Globe Document External link Quote News Calendar No Vote
Current site Current page