H.R.3249 - Veterans Burial Benefits Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] (Introduced 07/31/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||11/08/2007 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3249 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Veterans Burial Benefits Improvement Act of 2007 - Increases the authorized allowance for burial and funeral expenses for deceased veterans who: (1) at the time of death were in receipt of veterans' disability compensation or veterans' pension benefits; or (2) were veterans of any war or were discharged or released from active military service for a service-connected disability and for whom there is no next of kin or sufficient resources to cover funeral and burial costs.
Introduced in House (07/31/2007)
Increases the burial plot allowance for veterans who, at the time of death, were receiving hospital or nursing home care in or through the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Authorizes the annual adjustment of such allowances by the same percentage increase as adjustments to benefit amounts payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act.