Summary: H.R.6269 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6269. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/29/2010)

Makes eligible for burial in a national cemetery any member of the reserves, including the Army or Air National Guard, who performed active duty for training and was discharged or released from such duty under conditions other than dishonorable. Applies to such duty the same minimum service requirements applicable to a period of active duty.

Increases from $300 to $500 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) payment for funeral expenses of a veteran who: (1) at the time of death was in receipt of veterans' disability compensation or pension, or was a veteran of any war or was discharged or released from active duty for a disability incurred in the line of duty; or (2) dies in a VA hospital, nursing home, or domiciliary care facility.