H.R.2346 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a process for determining whether a geographic area is sufficiently served by the national cemeteries located in that geographic area.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] (Introduced 05/16/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2346 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/16/2007)
Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a process for determining whether a geographic area is sufficiently served by the national cemeteries located in that area, taking into account, among other things: (1) the number of veterans living in the area; and (2) the average distance a resident of the area must travel to reach the nearest national cemetery.
Requires the Secretary, in case of an area with insufficient land to establish a cemetery, to consider alternatives such as establishing a mausoleum.