H.R.2123 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rate of payment for funeral and burial expenses and plot allowance for certain veterans.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] (Introduced 06/12/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/29/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits.|
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Summary: H.R.2123 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Increases from $300 to $500 the authorized allowance for burial and funeral expenses for deceased veterans who: (1) at the time of death were in receipt of veterans' disability compensation or veterans' pension benefits; or (2) were veterans of any war or were discharged or released from active military service for a service-connected disability and for whom there is no next of kin or sufficient resources to cover funeral and burial costs.
Introduced in House (06/12/2001)
Increases from $300 to $500 the plot allowance for a veteran who dies in a Department of Veterans Affairs facility or a facility providing Department-contracted care.