Summary: H.R.1908 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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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.