H.R.3990 - Captain Jack Punches Memorial Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] (Introduced 03/18/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/22/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Benefits. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 3990 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3990 To provide for the application of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefit for government markers for marked graves of veterans at private cemeteries to veterans dying on or after September 11, 2001. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 18, 2002 Mr. Shimkus (for himself and Mr. Evans) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To provide for the application of the Department of Veterans Affairs benefit for government markers for marked graves of veterans at private cemeteries to veterans dying on or after September 11, 2001. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Captain Jack Punches Memorial Act''. SEC. 2. APPLICATION OF DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS BENEFIT FOR GOVERNMENT MARKERS FOR MARKED GRAVES OF VETERANS AT PRIVATE CEMETERIES TO VETERANS DYING ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. (a) In General.--Subsection (d) of section 502 of the Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-103; 115 Stat. 994; 38 U.S.C. 2306 note) is amended by striking ``the date of the enactment of this Act'' and inserting ``September 11, 2001''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of such section 502. <all>