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107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3423

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                                 AN ACT


 
To amend title 38, United States Code, to enact into law eligibility of 
    certain Reservists and their dependents for burial in Arlington 
               National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY OF CERTAIN PERSONS FOR BURIAL IN ARLINGTON 
              NATIONAL CEMETERY.

    (a) In General.--(1) Chapter 24 of title 38, United States Code, is 
amended by adding at the end the following new section:
``Sec. 2412. Arlington National Cemetery: eligibility of certain 
              persons for burial
    ``(a)(1) The remains of a member or former member of a reserve 
component of the Armed Forces who at the time of death was under 60 
years of age and who, but for age, would have been eligible at the time 
of death for retired pay under chapter 1223 of title 10 may be buried 
in Arlington National Cemetery on the same basis as the remains of 
members of the Armed Forces entitled to retired pay under that chapter.
    ``(2) The remains of the dependents of a member whose remains are 
permitted under paragraph (1) to be buried in Arlington National 
Cemetery may be buried in that cemetery on the same basis as dependents 
of members of the Armed Forces entitled to retired pay under such 
chapter 1223.
    ``(b)(1) The remains of a member of a reserve component of the 
Armed Forces who dies in the line of duty while on active duty for 
training or inactive duty training may be buried in Arlington National 
Cemetery on the same basis as the remains of a member of the Armed 
Forces who dies while on active duty.
    ``(2) The remains of the dependents of a member whose remains are 
permitted under paragraph (1) to be buried in Arlington National 
Cemetery may be buried in that cemetery on the same basis as dependents 
of members on active duty.''.
    (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 24 of title 
38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following 
new item:

``2412. Arlington National Cemetery: eligibility of certain persons for 
                            burial.''.
    (b) Effective Date.--Section 2412 of title 38, United States Code, 
as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to interments 
occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.

SEC. 2. PLACEMENT OF MEMORIAL IN ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY HONORING 
              THE VICTIMS OF THE ACTS OF TERRORISM PERPETRATED AGAINST 
              THE UNITED STATES ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.

    (a) Authorization To Place Memorial.--The Secretary of the Army is 
authorized to construct and place in Arlington National Cemetery a 
memorial marker honoring the victims of the acts of terrorism 
perpetrated against the United States on September 11, 2001.
    (b) Consultation with Families of Victims Before Use of 
Authority.--The Secretary of the Army shall consult with the families 
of victims of such acts of terrorism prior to the exercise of the 
authority provided for under subsection (a).

            Passed the House of Representatives December 20, 2001.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.
107th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 3423

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to enact into law eligibility of 
    certain Reservists and their dependents for burial in Arlington 
               National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

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