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Introduced in Senate (03/16/2006)

Dignity for Military Funerals Act of 2006 - Prohibits states or local governments from issuing permits for picketing during the funeral of a member or former member of the Armed Forces.

Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit persons from picketing at the funeral of a member or former member of the Armed Forces. Imposes a fine and/or imprisonment of up to five years.

Defines "picketing" as protest activities within 300 feet of a cemetery, mortuary, or church from one hour before to one hour after a funeral of a member of the Armed Forces.