H.R.4806 - Honorable Burial for Veterans Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] (Introduced 05/22/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/02/2002 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. 4806 Introduced in House (IH)] 107th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4806 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish two satellite national cemeteries for veterans in the San Diego, California, metropolitan area. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 22, 2002 Mr. Filner (for himself, Mr. Cunningham, Mrs. Davis of California, and Mr. Issa) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish two satellite national cemeteries for veterans in the San Diego, California, metropolitan area. 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 ``Honorable Burial for Veterans Act''. SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT. (a) In General.--The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish, in accordance with chapter 24 of title 38, United States Code, two satellite national cemeteries on the parcels of real property described in subsection (c) in the San Diego, California, metropolitan area to serve the needs of veterans and their families. The satellite national cemeteries shall be available for use for those who would otherwise have been buried at Fort Rosecrans but for the absence of available plots. (b) Donation of Parcel of Land.--The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall accept on behalf of the United States the gift of the parcels of real property described in subsection (c). The Secretary shall have administrative jurisdiction over such parcels of real property, and shall use such parcel for purposes of establishing and maintaining the satellite national cemeteries. (c) Identification of Parcel of Land.--The Secretary shall establish the satellite national cemeteries under subsection (a) on the parcels of real property, given to the United States for the purpose of such establishment, that are located as follows: (1) A 27-acre parcel of land located in Glen Abbey Memorial Park & Mortuary, in Bonita, California, that abuts the south and west property lines within Parcel 2. (2) A 20.75-acre parcel of land located in Eternal Hills Memorial Park, in Oceanside, California that abuts the easterly property line within Parcels I and A. <all>