Summary: H.R.1497 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/12/2011)

Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to take all necessary steps to: (1) exhume the remains of 13 deceased U.S. sailors buried in or near Protestant Cemetery and Tripoli Castle in Tripoli, Libya; (2) transfer such remains for laboratory identification; (3) in the case of identified remains, transport such remains to a veterans cemetery located near the closest living family member of the deceased (or to another cemetery, as determined by the Secretary); (4) in the case of identified remains, provide a military funeral and burial; and (5) in the case of unidentified remains, transport such remains to Arlington National Cemetery for interment at the Tomb of the Unknowns.