H.R.5038 - Veterans' Memorial Marker Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] (Introduced 03/29/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/12/2006 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5038 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/29/2006)
Veterans' Memorial Marker Act of 2006 - Amends: (1) federal veterans' benefits provisions to extend through 2007 the authority for the provision by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of government markers or memorial headstones for the marked graves of veterans buried in private cemeteries; and (2) the Veterans Education and Benefits Expansion Act of 2001 to make eligible for such markers or headstones certain veterans dying on or after November 1, 1990 (currently, September 11, 2001).
Requires the Secretary to furnish such markers or headstones for certain dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable for burial.