H.R.2355 - Hallowed Grounds Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] (Introduced 06/24/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/06/2012 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2355 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/24/2011)
Hallowed Grounds Act - Prohibits the remains of persons convicted of certain sex offenses (tier III sex offenders for purposes of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act) from being interred or memorialized in Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries or in the Arlington National Cemetery.
Applies such restrictions to interments and memorializations occurring on or after enactment of this Act.