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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.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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