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Short Titles as Introduced

American Hero Protection Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To prohibit performance of military honors and burial benefits to persons convicted of capital crimes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/17/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date
11/06/1997See H.R.1119.
10/10/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on National Security
10/10/1997Executive Comment Requested from DOD.
06/30/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
06/17/1997Referred to House Veterans' Affairs
Action By: House of Representatives
06/17/1997Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Action By: House of Representatives
06/17/1997Referred to House National Security
Action By: House of Representatives
06/17/1997Referred to the Committee on National Security, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Veterans' Affairs, 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/17/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House National Security06/17/1997 Referred to
House National Security Subcommittee on Military Personnel10/10/1997 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure06/17/1997 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation06/30/1997 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs06/17/1997 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/17/1997)

American Hero Protection Act - Prohibits the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation, with respect to the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Navy, from providing military honors at the funeral of a person who has been: (1) convicted of a crime under State or Federal law for which death is a possible punishment; and (2) sentenced to death or life imprisonment without parole. Makes such individual ineligible for burial in a national cemetery or for any burial benefit provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.