H.R.1441 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to codify the prohibition against the reservation of gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 04/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||05/18/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1627, which became Public Law 112-154 on 8/6/2012.|
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Summary: H.R.1441 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/08/2011)
Prohibits: (1) more than one gravesite from being provided at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington) to a veteran or member of the Armed Forces who is eligible for burial there and family members also eligible for burial there, and (2) a gravesite from being reserved at Arlington before an individual's death. Provides an exception under (2) above, in the case of a request submitted to the Secretary of the Army before January 1, 1962.
Requires a report from the Secretary to Congress on reservations made for interment at Arlington.