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Union Calendar No. 164
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 88
[Report No. 101-255]
A BILL
To direct the Secretary of the Army to set aside an appropriate area within
Arlington National Cemetery for the unmarked burial of cremated remains.
September 26, 1989
Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and
ordered to be printed
HR 88 RH
Union Calendar No. 164
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 88
[Report No. 101-255]
To direct the Secretary of the Army to set aside an appropriate area within
Arlington National Cemetery for the unmarked burial of cremated remains.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 3, 1989
Mr. BENNETT (for himself, Mr. CHAPMAN, Mr. MILLER of California, Mr. DE LUGO,
Mr. ATKINS, Mr. LEWIS of Florida, Mr. MCCURDY, Mr. SISISKY, Mr. DORNAN of
California, Mr. ESPY, Mr. BILIRAKIS, Mr. BROWN of California, Mr. HORTON,
Mr. GRANT, and Mr. YOUNG of Florida) introduced the following bill; which
was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs
September 26, 1989
Additional sponsors: Mr. LAGOMARSINO, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. FAZIO, Mr. HUGHES,
Mr. RAY, Mr. SMITH of Florida, Mr. BUSTAMANTE, Ms. KAPTUR, Mr. LANTOS,
Mr. NEAL of North Carolina, Mr. SHAW, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. UPTON, Mr. BATES,
Mr. HUNTER, Mr. FAUNTROY, Mr. OWENS of Utah, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. DELLUMS,
Mr. DYMALLY, Mr. LANCASTER, Mr. PAYNE of Virginia, Mr. PICKETT, Mr. SKEEN,
Mr. SOLOMON, Mrs. BENTLEY, Mr. GILMAN, Mr. MCEWEN, Ms. OAKAR, Mr. BEREUTER,
Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. RIDGE, Mr. BRYANT, Mr. STAGGERS, Mr. HARRIS, Mr. PAXON,
Mr. PARKER, Mr. SMITH of New Hampshire, Mr. MONTGOMERY, Mr. STUMP,
Mr. EDWARDS of California, Mr. HAMMERSCHMIDT, Mr. APPLEGATE, Mr. WYLIE,
Mr. EVANS, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. PENNY, Mr. ROWLAND of Connecticut,
Mr. ROWLAND of Georgia, Mr. JAMES, Mr. STENHOLM, Mr. STEARNS, Mr. KENNEDY,
Mrs. PATTERSON, Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota, Mr. JONTZ, Mr. SANGMEISTER,
Mr. JONES of Georgia, Ms. LONG, Mr. MORRISON of Connecticut, Mr. LEATH of
Texas, Mr. HEFNER, Mr. JENKINS, Mr. RICHARDSON, and Mr. Browder
September 26, 1989
Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and
ordered to be printed
A BILL
To direct the Secretary of the Army to set aside an appropriate area within
Arlington National Cemetery for the unmarked burial of cremated remains.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. BURIAL OF CREMATED REMAINS IN ARLINGTON NATIONAL GALLERY.
  (a) IN GENERAL- Chapter 24 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by
  adding at the end the following new section:
`Sec. 1010. Burial of cremated remains in Arlington National Cemetery
  `(a) The Secretary of the Army shall designate an area of appropriate size
  within Arlington National Cemetery, not suitable for the burial of casketed
  remains, for the unmarked interment of the ashes of persons eligible for
  interment in Arlington National Cemetery whose remains were cremated,
  in accordance with such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe.
  `(b) The Secretary of the military departments shall make available
  appropriate forms on which those members of the Armed Forces who so desire
  may indicate their desire to be buried within the area to be designated
  under subsection (a).'.
  (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections at the beginning of such
  chapter is amended by adding at the end the following new item:
`1010. Burial of cremated remains in Arlington National Cemetery.'.