H.R.831 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain veterans buried in private or State-owned cemeteries.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-35] (Introduced 02/15/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/04/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 831 Introduced in House (IH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 831 To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain veterans buried in private or State-owned cemeteries. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February 15, 2005 Ms. Waters introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the allowance for burial expenses of certain veterans buried in private or State-owned cemeteries. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. INCREASE OF ALLOWANCE FOR THE PLOT ALLOWANCE OF CERTAIN VETERANS BURIED IN PRIVATE OR STATE-OWNED CEMETERIES. (a) In General.--Section 2303(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended in paragraphs (1) and (2) by striking ``$300'' and inserting ``$1,000''. (b) Inflation Adjustment.--Section 5312(a) of such title is amended by striking ``and each rate of monthly allowance paid under section 1805 of this title,'' and inserting ``each rate of monthly allowance paid under section 1805 of this title, and each rate of plot allowance provided for under section 2303(b) of this title,''. (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall apply to deaths occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. <all>