H.Con.Res.219 - Recognizing and commending the leadership and thousands of volunteers involved with Bugles Across America for their commitment and sacrifice to ensure veterans are laid to rest with the honor and ceremony they earned through selfless service to the people of the United States in the Armed Forces.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] (Introduced 12/08/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/08/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.219 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/08/2009)
Recognizes and commends the thousands of volunteers involved with Bugles Across America (playing live renditions of "Taps" for more than 2,200 military funerals each month) for their commitment and sacrifice to ensure that veterans are laid to rest with honor for their service to the United States.
Urges every veterans service organization, state and local government, funeral home, and veterans service office to inform veterans and their families of the valuable services offered by Bugles Across America.
Directs that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs inform such organizations and governments of the availability of Bugles Across America for the funerals of veterans.